You Can Now Download My Game

The game that I wrote as a project in third year is now available to download on the software page of my website. Battle of the Crudely Drawn Dimensions is one of very few games which I believe is designed to be playable by both blind and seeing users. I’d love to know what you

New Front Page

I’ve updated the front page of the website complete with a nice PHP powered Twitter feed which I think I’ve made work with the overall design of the site really well. I’ve also decided to put a list of links on the bottom of the page. I used to avoid that sort of thing for

Website Redesign

I’ve been keeping notes on the front page of the website about how the redesign is going. I’m going to continue these notes here, on the blog, instead. Here’s what I’d written so far: Hello World I’m doing a redesign of my website, it’s awfully exciting but if you get bored of waiting, the blog

A side scroller accessible to the blind

 In my third year, I was asked to create a 2D game using Microsoft’s XNA Game Studio. Whilst learning how to do so I had to make up sprites, drawing graphics is not a strong point of mine so I used this as a major part of the game story line. I also wanted to

Check the Timetable

University students are given a time table, these timetables are very carefully organised at the start of the year, making sure classes don’t clash and meeting spaces are booked and assigned to the correct people. But these time tables affect more than just room bookings, a clash can cause more than just the irritation of

Royalty Free Music

I keep finding music and thinking, I could use that! But then I keep wondering what video i’ll make to use said music on. For instance, just discovered Ride of the Valkyries as Royalty Free on They even have sound effects, why haven’t i used this site before? Free Sound Effects Download Free Sound

Dundee University, something for everybody.

I went to a party last night. To be honest, I didn’t enjoy it very much, been going through a hard time recently, my estranged wife left the country with my daughter and I’ve been struggling to enjoy much at all, so having found it rather depressing I ended up going home while no one

Flirt and Save Lives

A few people have been asking me what arduino is. My response is this, arduino is anything. An open source language combined with a low cost micro computer the technology called arduino which can be hooked up to sensors, lights, buzzers, speakers, other computers, mobile phones, internet connections and so much more. It comes in

Snow Day on Campus

Most classes have been cancelled and most buildings are closed. Yet Dundee University is amok with students. The snows that were nearly all melted have been replaced by a shower that having started in the early hours of the morning has only just yielded in the last few minutes. The green outside the union is