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A game developer in the making

Unboxing the Oculus Rift

My Oculus Rift Dev Kit 2 arrived today. I was working from home, and it took everything in me not to tear into the box the moment I brought it inside.

Instead, I finished out my day, set up our old digital camera, and made an attempt at filming the unboxing. You can find the result below. The quality is… not great. I’ll see what I can do to improve that over time, but I felt it was more important to capture the moment imperfectly rather than not at all.

About the Name

I love naming things. Sometimes that love is unhealthy. I obsess over it.

The internet isn’t helping. The scarcity of good, meaningful domain names turns people like me into compulsive collectors. I have a lovely little collection of registered domain names I’ll never use. I keep them in a nice┬ádisplay case up on a high shelf. Occasionally I take them down, look them over and imagine all the wonderful sites and apps I could build around them. Their renewal fees come due sporadically through the year. It’s rare I’m able to muster the strength to let any of them go.

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Better to Try and Fail…

…than never to have tried at all.

My name is Ken McGowan. I’ve been programming most of my life, but for most of that time I neglected the main reason I set out┬áto learn programming in the first place: making video games.

I’m working to remedy that, and I’ll use this blog to post my progress as I go. In doing so, I’m hoping to find some other nascent gamedevs and game lovers in the process: to compare notes, share ideas, commiserate, and so on.

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