This Last Ninja wields a mean classical guitar

July 29, 2011

Another week, another tonne of visits to our original ‘Last Ninja Remake‘ post. There’s some serious interest out there for this project… great to see.

In the meantime, have a listen to this amazing rendition of the original game’s main theme, on classical guitar!

Just wow.

Thanks to J-OMG reader Harvey for the headsup.

Get ready……….. to HUMBLE!!!

July 27, 2011

  • Great games.
  • Pay what you want.
  • No DRM.
  • Money to charity.
  • Windows/Mac/Linux.
  • Redeemable on Steam.

“Marty, where we’re going.. you don’t NEED sentences!”

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GeekDad vs. ‘Funny Ladies’

July 22, 2011

Header: Wired UK - GameDad

As mentioned previously, I’ve been doing a little bit of guest-blogging over at Wired UK’s GEEK DAD blog.

This time, my post’s about the age-old tradition of geeks supplying ‘tech support’ to family members. You know, removing 391 viruses from a single machine.. or in this case, making a PC a little more ‘kidsafe’ so little Johnny doesn’t learn too much about anatomy at an early age…

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Parents of young children… Snag! This! Mag!

July 21, 2011

Being a gamer since about 1870 gives me special skills.
Like the ability to…

  • Press a mouse button 15 times per second.
  • Spot airconditioning ducts when I’m out ‘n’ about.
  • And maybe – recommend appropriate games for kids.

Last year I was asked by My Child magazine (a respected Australian quarterly publication) to write an in-depth piece on games and children under five…

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What’s the (power)point? Synchronization.

July 21, 2011

So, who likes Powerpoint?

  • Microsoft
  • Crazies
  • People who don’t get to speak to a crowd very often

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