Consistence + Persistence

I’ve been thinking a lot about virtual worlds lately. About their history. The rise and fall and evolution of virtual worlds. I guess it’s only natural to think about virtual worlds with everyone and their dog (or virtual dog? Nintendog?) talking about the METAVERRRRRRSE. I’m sure you’ve heard a lot about the metaverse lately and … Read more

What Are You Grateful For?

I’m writing this to remind myself to pinch myself. It’s easy to take things for granted sometimes. Do you keep a gratitude journal at all? I know I personally need to get a bit better at writing down what I’m grateful for, so I’m doing that here today in blog format. We recently spun up … Read more

Tiny Worlds, Tiny Steps

It’s been a while since I posted here on my blog, and I thought it was time to get something new up here for you peeps. Why? Well, many things have happened over the past year! And if you’ve actually taken the time and effort to read this blog, I should honor your time with … Read more

The Moose and Polo Show

A few weeks back I mentioned that Johnny (formerly known as Businesmoose) and I would be rebooting an old idea we had: The Moose and Polo Show! But what we didn’t mention was what that show would be. Let me get into that a bit here 🙂 A brief history of The Moose and Polo … Read more

The Journey Continues

I’m so excited and honored to be part of RocketSnail Games now! I have to pinch myself as it all feels so… surreal. It’s been two weeks already, and I want to make sure I’m posting regularly to keep everything in check and on-track. You probably want to know what we’re up to! We will … Read more

CPMVs

One of my fave things about working at Club Penguin was seeing all the creations from the community! I’m still fascinated by the trend of CPMVs (Club Penguin Music Videos). I love the idea of using video games as film sets like this. I don’t think Jempenguin has made a new CPMV in a while, … Read more

Moustaches and Movember

Have you heard of Movember? Each November, men in North America grow stupid moustaches as a fun way to raise awareness for 3 serious men’s health issues: Prostate Cancer Testicular Cancer Mental Health and Suicide Prevention I work with a bunch of former Club Penguin staff at WTFast (software to fix lag for online games), … Read more

Club Penguin Staff Merch

Can you believe that Club Penguin is 15 years old? Or that it’s even older than that, if you count all the previous versions? I spent almost nine years of my life working on Club Penguin and met the love of my life while working there, so CP will always hold a special place in … Read more

Club Penguin Interview from Carphon

This is a great, in-depth interview with Lance (rsnail) and Chris Hendricks (Screenhog) from Club Penguin historian Carphon: Update: since Carphon’s blog is not available now, I’ve quoted the content below. Waddle On: A Club Penguin Documentary Including interview: Screenhog and Rocketsnail 2000 – 2015    Let us waddle back in time, back to 2000. The legacy … Read more