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Archive for the ‘Little Big Planet’ Category

Using Little Big Planet as a Creative for Church

January 15, 2009

Here it is! For those of you who haven’t been following the blog, I work at a church, overseeing all the arts there from music to drama to the visual arts. We’re doing a series right now called Heroes and Villains, which is taking some of the most classic bible stories you heard as a […]

The Weekend Wrapup (January 9th-11th)

January 12, 2009

Didn’t do too much gaming this past weekend.  As I said on my twitter, I’ve actually been either watching blu ray movies or using netflix streaming.  I’ve also been fulfilling my end of the Gears of War 2 bargain with my wife.  I finished Twilight, which at some moments was a pretty good read, and […]

Playing Video Games for Work

January 6, 2009

I am a huge procrastinator.  This is a known fact about me.  So it should come as no surprise that a lot of my weekend was spent getting my Little Big Planet Level created and ready for this Saturday/Sunday.  I was supposed to have yesterday off, but I had to go in anyway for various […]

The Top 5 Disappoinments of 2008

December 31, 2008

In any year, we are used to being bombarded with all sorts of promises.  Developers will promise us the moon, if they think it will garner interest in their game.  2008 was a year of bounty, with excellently executed titles for every variety of gamer, from the casual to the core, the RPG lover, the […]

Jumping into Little Big Planet Creation

December 16, 2008

I opened up Little Big Planet’s create mode for the first time tonight, and began making my way through the cacophony of tutorials. For all the ways that they try to make it as easy as possible to wield the many tools on offer,  it’s more akin learning an instrument.   Having done that several times […]

Little Big Planet Delayed

October 18, 2008

How did I miss this one yesterday? I went to Best Buy this morning, intent on purchasing a PS3, and preordering Little Big Planet.  I had my 80 gig PS3, extra controller, HDMI cable, and LBP preorder case in hand, at the counter, when the cashier looked up and said, “oh no…I can’t sell you […]