In class with Jeff Grubb

Instructional, Role-Playing Games

Last week my Worldbuilding class had the treat of a guest speaker — Jeff Grubb. He’s one of the grandmasters of tabletop roleplaying, and a prolific author. I was pretty excited that he agreed to come down to talk, as I’ve been playing his games and worlds for almost thirty years. After a pleasant lunch […]

June 25, 2014

Cleaver Fever

Featured, Games, Instructional

A cap from the 2011 Art Institute of Portland Game Production Team. The students had 22 weeks to put together three levels using the UDK. All artwork and design by the students. (Source:

March 25, 2012

Planetside Redux

Featured, Games, Instructional

This is a cap from gameplay from the 2010 Sony Online Entertainment Mentorship program I headed up with the Art Institute of Portland. It was a student team of artists and coders working for 11 weeks. Every now and then the SOE Art Director Tramell Isaac would drop by and give wonderfully scathing critiques of […]

March 24, 2012