Jake was finally home after more deployments than he liked to remember. He felt the isolation many do after leaving the brotherhood of the military and especially the small family of the Airborne Rangers. He experienced things he’d never forget… good and bad. He made friends. He lost friends.

He…

The faces behind the things we love tend to be the most interesting but also get the least amount of attention. It seems most fans think that games are made by a machine where ideas are put in one side and a game is spit out the other side. …

Community is a funny word. It can be a place you live, it can be a group you associate with, it can be a number of professionals/peers, or it can be a bunch of random people you’ve met on the internet. A community can be a positive thing with idea…

On social media, Twitch, YouTube and so on it is easy to find people who are mean, nice, sarcastic, and every other type of person. Depending who you are as a person you’ll be attracted to one type or another for better or for worse. …

One of the biggest differences between me now and me as a gamer earlier in my life is my attention to the detail. As a child I would play games as quickly as I could without noticing the details or I’d play sports games only caring about winning. As I’ve…

It takes a lot of cooks in the kitchen to run a restaurant kitchen. The more I learn about game development and the people who make games the more I realize how complicated it all is. It’s not just one kitchen… it’s 5 kitchens in 5 different time zones and…

Some games have carried with me since I was a very young child. Others are more recent but extremely important to me. Assassin’s Creed is a game that came to me during a time where I started taking games more seriously and moving on from just playing them here and…

Words With Baun

Husband, Father, Podcaster, @Twitch Streamer & Guy With Opinions | #TheDivision2 & #Xbox Fanboy | PC Casual | @theECHOcast Gaming Podcast Host

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