A Microtransaction Rant

There has been a lot of discussion in various circles regarding microtransactions in games (mostly aimed at EA’s repulsive practices, particularly with the big-name games.) The discussion generally devolves into two camps. The “All microtransactions must die” camp and the Continue reading A Microtransaction Rant

Best of the Best of the Most Awesome Book Awards!!!

I swear by the gods, if I had no soul I would be rich. See, as a publisher, I was always under the assumption that I was supposed to pay authors. That authors existed to send me awesome stories to Continue reading Best of the Best of the Most Awesome Book Awards!!!

It’s Cold Outside, but the Snowflakes are On Facebook

Be honest. If not publicly, at least be honest with yourself. Baby, It’s Cold Outside is not on your list of favorite holiday songs. You don’t even know anyone who misses it if they don’t hear it on the holiday Continue reading It’s Cold Outside, but the Snowflakes are On Facebook

Selling Forum Users: What the VerticalScope TOS Allows

So I was talking to a co-worker about this current KBoards.com debacle and he quipped, “they probably want to sell your posts to other forums.” My first instinct was that really wasn’t my concern, and I started explaining to him Continue reading Selling Forum Users: What the VerticalScope TOS Allows