Creating Weekly Video Series

Back when I was at Zombie Studios we would release updates for Blacklight: Retribution. Anyone that has worked on or played a live multiplayer game sees release notes and patch updates, but I wanted to take it a step further, thus the creation of Blacklight: Retribution Patch Minute, which later…

Quick Look at NodeBB

In my search to find forums using modern technology I stumbled onto NodeBB, a new open source forum build on the Node.js framework. I figure I'd write down some of my thoughts and impressions. Install Installation of Node.js and NodeBB is pretty straight forward. NodeBB offers a great…

Save Money On Your Newsletter with Sendy

Running a community has hidden costs all over the places and one of those costs that can quickly catch up to you is your mailing lists. I've user full featured services such as Mailchimp, Constant Contact and Campaign Manager as well as SMTP services like Mailjet, Sendgrid and Mandrill. While…

Reinventing Forums

Forums have always been a major part of building a community, and really that will never go away. But majority of the forum solutions were built when the internet was just getting used to broadband, Google was still an unknown, Mark Zuckerberg was still in high school and the idea…