Warren Spector says gaming must go mainstream to survive. As a girl gamer, I agree.
“The geeks have inherited the earth, now what are we going to do with it?” he asked a cheering audience at the annual Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle.
Spector, who has been developing role-playing tabletop games… Continue Reading
Musty air filled my lungs as I walked down a narrow wooden staircase. Dim lighting revealed cobwebs as thick as cotton and discarded scrap metal rusted orange. The guide, a middle-aged woman in a lacy blue dress, waited on the… Continue Reading
As I explore my new home of Bellevue, Washington, I’m reminded of how important California’s agricultural exports are to the rest of the nation. While shopping for fresh fruit at grocery stores, signs stating “grown in California” pop out at… Continue Reading
Worn tennis shoes pound the pavement as I march uphill, a crooked smile on my face as I admire skyscrapers reflecting cotton clouds and dwarfing neighboring trees. Cars zip past buildings labeled Microsoft or Expedia. My newly-wed husband works in… Continue Reading
Bidwell Mansion, a 26-room Victorian house sporting pink-tinted plaster, nestles in a small park next to Chico State University’s new Gateway Science Museum. The manor-turned-museum built in 1868 stands as a memorial to Chico’s founder, John Bidwell, and his wife… Continue Reading
In between the late winter rains and the early summer heat, Table Mountain is the perfect place to visit. This flat volcanic land blanketed in whimsical wildflowers lies just north of Oroville in Butte County. This local gem bursts with… Continue Reading