Living back on the cheap coast, started Community College (Classes: Mobile Apps, Intro to Computer Sci (which is C++ coding), and an Intro to Unity). Drawing my first pixel characters using Pixen 2 which is buggy and crashes all of the time, but open source and very simple. Met some awesome folks working on a beautifully detailed exploration game called Gone Home and picked their brain about entering the gaming world. Started volunteering at Free Geek’s Build Program. Saw Jane McGonigal speak (she’s all about using game theory to improve reality). Missed the retro game convention that was in town. Started a queer video gaming collective (or am trying to start it, first meet is next weekend).
I first learned about Jane McGonigal through this Ted Talk: