Lucas J.W. Johnson
Lucas is a freelance writer and game designer from Vancouver, BC. He writes things. Sometimes, they're even good.
Here he blogs about writing, queer issues, geekery, music, and life.
Check out his transmedia development business at Silverstring Media.
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Category Archives: Life
We need to make better games. I was at PAX Dev last week, the almost-new game developers conference that runs just before the Penny Arcade Expo. We were told not to tweet or blog about the content of the conference … Continue reading
Distance is such a strange thing in today’s technological environment. The world has become so much smaller; we live in a time when where we live has very little bearing on our communication and socialization — I communicate as much … Continue reading
Life is full of strange ups and downs. Those moments when something happens and you think “maybe.” Maybe this time. Maybe now. And for a time — a few minutes, a few hours, a few days, a few weeks — … Continue reading
As I seem to do most years these days, around this time, I have just flown over 2000 miles. This is what happens when your parents don’t live in the same city as you. There’s a bittersweetness to this. Obviously, … Continue reading
The holidays are a stressful time. Which is strange, juxtaposed to the vision of them being all peaceful and loving and full of warmth. But it’s true. There’s the shopping for all your friends and family, the wrapping of all … Continue reading
Today is St. Nicholas Day, a day my family has always recognized as a sort of precursor to Christmas, because my mom’s dad — who I called Opa — was born in the Netherlands. And yesterday was the 17th anniversary … Continue reading
As I was writing yesterday about the memories jogged by the music of Sleigh Ride, I realized that I think the reason that memory is jogged for me is not because of the obvious correlation between the song and riding … Continue reading
Memory is a funny thing. They say the sense of smell is the most evocative memory retriever, but I find music has a great power to bring back certain memories as well. Whether they’re songs I listened to during the … Continue reading