High Score Expanded
After considerable hassle and confusion with Amazon, I've finally managed to get an ebook version of High Score Expanded up onto the site. It just went live last night. This... Read more
Good News for Spring
High Score Expanded
I am weeks away from completing my reissue of High Score with added content, including an expanded section about online games, new sections on Bethesda, Bungie,... Read more
Two Books and What's Up in 2016?
Hi folks. Another year has passed and I can report significant progress on several fronts, despite having persistent health issues that have slowed me down. I have to admit that... Read more
It's once again past time to update you all about my progress.
If you've been following my updates, you know that I am working on a... Read more
Too Slow, But Steady
Once again, I'm reminded that it's time to communicate with you all, and once again I know it has been too long. At the request of Bruno Fonseca, I offer... Read more
Where I'm At
Once again I'm far overdue for an update - mostly because of my own frustration. I have been working steadily on my book about Microsoft and Xbox. Based on my... Read more
Close to a Breakthrough
OK. Once again I'm derelict in my updating duties. I find it difficult to write to you all when I still haven't made any direct progress on HS3. The reasons... Read more
Big Projects Take Time
I've been traveling down a rabbit hole lately, pursuing the story of the original Xbox for the book I'm writing. Waiting for some developers to figure out if they can... Read more
What's Going On?
NOTE: You may see some links appearing in this update. THEY ARE SPAM. I don't know why they appeared, and I'm not sure how to remove them. DO NOT CLICK... Read more
Life Gets In the Way... and Then There's the Industry
There is progress, and there are obstacles, and you all deserve to be updated. Some of have to say isn't new, but hopefully it's helpful.
First, I have been dealing... Read more
Slow But Steady
My plans have taken root more slowly than our economic recovery, but in similar fashion I am making progress. There have been several issues I've dealt with... Read more
A Little Business and a BIG THANK YOU
I sent out surveys yesterday and there are some of you who have not yet filled them out. Why is that important?First, if you requested a book,... Read more
Kicking It Forward
Even though there only a few hours left in my project, I've joined the Kicking It Forward initiative, donating 5% of any profits from High Score 3 to help... Read more
3 Days to Go - Some Thoughts
As this Kickstarter project winds down, I definitely want to thank everyone who has helped make it a success. Of course, I will send a more complete thank you at... Read more
WE MADE IT!
As of last night, the High Score 3 Kickstarter project is officially a success!
Thank you everyone who has supported this project in any and all ways that you have.... Read more
Special Limited Edition High Score 3 Comic
Thanks to Raighne and Justin of 2DCloud.com, I am able to offer a special limited edition comic with game history themes. Up to 500 print editions will be available for... Read more
Well, in the ongoing saga of publishers and writers, I think I'm making headway and will work things out with them. So no more worries. Things are going to work... Read more
When I started this project, I didn't know what kind of support my publisher would be able to offer, nor did I know what they were going to charge... Read more
People have asked where the meetings will take place with industry icons and veterans. I have added the most likely locations in the FAQ section since I cannot edit offers... Read more
NEW VETERANS JOIN THE PROJECT
Today I've added two more meals with industry vets - Ed Fries, who for many years was the head of Microsoft's game studios, and Rebecca Heineman, currently Senior... Read more
John Romero and Brenda Brathwaite Will Buy You Dinner!
Yes, I've just added a new offer straight from John Romero. He's offering to buy dinner for 10 people at a classy Mexican restaurant. You not only get to... Read more
At the suggestion of one of my good industry friends, I've added a new tier for backers - a Corporate Sponsorship. Obviously, this won't affect most of you, but... Read more
BLOG POSTINGS AND EXCLUSIVE UPDATES
Something I always intended, but never communicated is that while I'm doing the research and completing interviews, negotiating rights and processing images, I plan on blogging consistently to... Read more
NEW REWARDS BY POPULAR DEMAND
Based on requests from my backers, today I added 20 more book offers signed by industry pioneers for the same donation of $100 as before.
I also added an ebook... Read more
Unlimited Book Rewards
Well, I have been listening to people's comments and am now offering books to anyone who can contribute $50, with books signed by me for $70.
At first, I limited... Read more
PETER MOLYNEUX JOINS HIGH SCORE 3
It's hard to top Sid Meier, but I just added a meal with another legend - Peter Molyneux - to the project. And there's more to come!
SID MEIER JOINS
One of my favorite designers, Sid Meier, has agreed to participate in the High Score 3 project here on Kickstarter. This is great. Sid is simply a legend in the... Read more
Tommy Tallarico says...
Here's the first of several video endorsements for High Score 3. This one is from Tommy Tallarico - video game composer and the guy who brings us the amazing Video... Read more
UPDATE FROM GDC
I'm back from GDC and have some great news. I will soon be adding several great people to this project, including the legendary Sid Meier and some other great... Read more