Summer is fast approaching. With kids in the school age, this means coming up with entertainment for the weeks where parents are working but kids are not in school. This year kids will each attend one week of summer school: Programming and circus. In addition to that, I have big plans for pappa school this year.
Author: Frederik Jensen
Mars to Stay at Tekniska
I will be playing my story game Mars to Stay again this Thursday at Tekniska in Stockholm. Mars to Stay is a game about pioneers who risk themselves to do what no one has done before. Would you give up Earth for good?
Follow the money
ChatGPT is a disruptive technology. But it is not just about engineers being out of a job. The real disruption comes from how AI tools change the flow of money.
Forest and lakes
I didn't know a lot about Stockholm when we moved up here. We ended in Botkyrka, most famous for the 1960ies high rise buildings. However, it is also a place with great many scenic trails which are perfect for a morning walk.
Boxes and arrows with Mermaid
Sooner or later when creating software you end up drawing diagrams to explain how the system you are building works. This post is a short primer to Mermaid, a tool for creating and maintaining diagrams, with personal insights.
Game design with AnyDice
AnyDice is a useful tool for designing and analysing different dice mechanics. In this post I show you how to use AnyDice to analyse two popular dice mechanics and how I used AnyDice to design the dice mechanic of one of my games.
Slay Beyond Slay
The technical museum of Stockholm has launched a series of roleplaying meet-ups called Slay Beyond Slay. I attended the May meet-up for a cosy look into the Stockholm roleplaying scene.
Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes
The saying to walk a mile in someone else's shoes is often contributed to various indian tribes. Here I present four games that take you on a similar journey.
Advice for someone in their first job
What advice would you give a newly graduated person starting his or first job as a knowledge worker in IT? In my last job I had the pleasure of working as a mentor for young people beginning their first job after graduation.
Scenarie til Viking Con
(This blog post is in Danish due to limited relevance for people who do not read Danish)