Tag Archives: Steam

Oni Press Expands on the ‘Dream Daddy’ Universe

Oni Press Expands on the ‘Dream Daddy’ Universe

‘Dream Daddy’ is a dad-dating simulator focused on a widower dad and his relationship with his daughter after losing his SO. Oni Press’s comic adaptation expands the game’s universe with rich art and compelling storytelling. Read More

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A Weekend of Family Fun at the Portland Mini Maker Faire

A Weekend of Family Fun at the Portland Mini Maker Faire

The Maker Faire is, of course, a celebration of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). Improbable machines, hands-on activities, and lots of robots. I moved to Portland from the Kansas City area, where we had a large regional Maker Faire. You’d think that Portland’s smaller, Mini Maker Faire would be a bit of a… Read More

10 Reasons You Need to Drop Everything and Build a Fort… Right Now

10 Reasons You Need to Drop Everything and Build a Fort… Right Now

One time, as a child, I built a fantastic fort that withstood four New England winters.

I was so proud of it! I would spend entire afternoons holed up in that sacred place. I’d get lost in an imaginary world, or while away the hours lost in a favorite book. I’d love to know how many books were read in that space!

Of course, my brothers and I built many forts over the years, both indoors and outdoors, but the outdoor forts reigned supreme. Read More

Why I Don’t Use My Computer for Gaming

Why I Don’t Use My Computer for Gaming

When you work out of the house, it can be difficult to separate work time from play time, especially when work and play use the same tools. At the heart of this conundrum is the computer. If I’m sitting in front of it, I get the feeling that I should be working. Sure, I use it to surf the web and read blogs and check Twitter. But mostly, I’m working. Read More