Mini game tips

I was thinking the other day, how I could I make some quick little wins for some eLearning solutions, so I could maybe modulise and integrate into some solutions. I thought of minigames. For those that don’t know, a minigame is a simple game created to provide variety and represent simple activities. From my research many minigames are based on or are variations of classic arcade and classic home console games. Let me clarify, a microgame is a minigame that takes seconds to play. Half of the challenge of microgames is learning how to play them within the short time allotted. Warioware and the likes in Mario Party are compilations of microgames.

Boardgames and me


Some people get it with comic books, some in music shops. I don’t know how to pinpoint it, but there is just something special that I get when I go in to a board game shop versus browsing online. Don’t get me wrong I spend time online looking at games, which I thoroughly enjoy. But it is hard to compare photos of games to actually holding the box in your hands.

More iBooks goodness

Recently, I have been at a contract job working on a set (3) of Apple iBooks. These were to assist general practice registrars navigate their way through the maze of general practice training. They covered employment as a registrar, including employment terms and conditions; exam preparation, including advice on study partners and how to utilise practice case studies; support, including wellbeing tips and the importance of looking after yourself; and training resources, including information about the Australian General Practice Training program…

eBook reader

As you all know, I am an avid reader. Last night Kay bought me a cool e-book reader from Aldi. There’s no Wi-Fi or 3G, uses TFT not e-ink, but hey, although, it is different from a Kindle or Kobo, it only has an internal storage of 2GB, which can be easily expanded to 32GB […]

OMGWTFBBQ Batmobile!

For those that know me well, I am a bit of a fan of Batman. Was surfing the other day and came across this fan-made, turbine-powered Batmobile on Engadget. For the true geek, and we all know there’s at least a bit of that inside anyone who bothered to click on the link in the […]

I so want one……

Like most things nowadays, everything old is new again, as the saying goes, and the latest example is the all-new Commodore 64, which looks exactly like the once-popular home computer originally introduced in 1982. Under the beige skin, it’s a whole new computer, featuring a dual-core Intel Atom 1.8GHz processor, a Nvidia Ion2 graphics chipset, […]