Spread the Word: Newbie Blogger Initiative 2014

Starting May 1st, the third annual Newbie Blogger Initiative will kick off. This is a near and dear initiative to my heart, as it is the reason I started blogging back in 2012.

Every year since 2012, the NBI has gathered for a single month to help get new people interested in game blogging.  Its community-first attitude means lots of experienced advice, people more than willing to check out and promote your new blog, as well as provide an ongoing support network.

If you are interested in blogging for the first time or for starting a new blog, it is an easy way to build up some initial contacts, supporters, and views. #NBI2014 will run for the entire month of May with special events, promotions, and articles throughout. Even if you aren’t interested in starting your own blog, it’s a fun blogging community to get involved with or share with others.

For more information, check out the website. And don’t forget to follow along on Twitter as well!

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Doritos Crash Course – A Tale of Anger, Malice and Greed

Have you ever played a game that just drove you to a point of feeling genuine frustration and anger? More than just the “Oh darn I died!” kind of anger or the “Why did you not grab that ledge you were right there!” kind of frustration, either. I’m talking about the kind of rage that makes you turn against your friends and despise the game you are playing. I have been there, and I’d like to take this time to talk about it for the first time in a public setting. This is a tale of the all consuming rage than overtook me during my brief stent of playing Doritos Crash Course. Oh and uh… Don’t take any of it too seriously. Continue reading Doritos Crash Course – A Tale of Anger, Malice and Greed