We've been prepping our next game for Kickstarter. It took a while for us to arrive on a name, but now we know it will be Apotheca: The Secret Potion Society.
After many years of keeping my Magic cards, I’m finally selling all that I can sell. I am selling 430 cards to Card Kingdom for $563.
Raph Koster’s recent post theorizes that we play games we’ve already mastered as a form of meditation, like raking sand. Again, it’s simple kinetic activity helping our brains get to a happy place. Flow, on the other hand, is felt when we haven’t mastered the activity yet and we are in the process of doing so.
I frequently frame the world around me according to Eckhart Tolle’s A New Earth. In the book, Tolle describes “ego” as the voice in our heads, an unending stream of desires that always results in suffering.