Project guitar!

So, Agent J is turning 9 years bold on Monday! He started guitar lessons last year and has quite taken to it, passing his grade 1 a few...

Canoe: Episode 10 - "Lough Allen"

This summer we holidayed at a log cabin at the side of Lough Allen in County Leitrim. More of a wooden "chalet" than a log cabin in my...

SOB: post 5 - Rubbish progress

In the last post you might have noticed a humble black rubbish bin has been added to the street corner... Physically modelled scenary The...

SOB: post 4 - Early scenary

So it's mid September and I've been exploring options for building the game environment. I've been weighing up the alternatives of using...

SOB: post 3 - reworking Player1

Decided that Player 1 - "AgentK" could be more comedy. We re-recorded the green screen videos with a new blue-wig character that would...

SOB: post1

This is the first post about the new game we’ve started developing “The Streets Of Belfast!” (SOB) The game is to be a 2.5D...

Canoe: Episode 8 - "Testing"

Two weekends ago I had a quick test to see if we could get the canoe onto the car. It just fits. It is a two-person job due to the...

Website logo - post 2

I took this picture of a monkey in the road when I was on a local bus in Sri Lanka a few years ago... I started using it as an avatar on...

Painting: "Emmy Noether"

I like pictures in the house to have a story to explain their presence. For example i have this picture in my lounge next to the fire...

Painting: “Hip-hop-a-potamus”

Painting is a good way to get extended conversation with the kids, flick paint at each other and do silly stuff. Agent K is already quite...

Make your bed!

There's 'making your bed' and then there's actually making your own bed from wood, glue, screws and hard work... Step 1 get the kids to...

Zebra table

I found a drop-leaf table that fitted in the space beside the chimney breast in my lounge and also opened large enough to serve as a...

Canoe: Episode 3 -"Inwales"

All the seams on the exterior have been filled and I’ve now made a start on the walings as shown above. The inner walings are glued and...

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