Wes Platt Writes

April 19, 1946: Tim Curry

On this day in 1946, actor and musician Tim Curry was born in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England. He’s worked in theater, film, and television, often playing villains....

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Word Archaeology: gargoyle

This word, particularly in Gothic architecture, refers to a carved grotesque with a spout that’s designed to take water away from a rooftop and divert it...

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GameDev: Adventure Game Jam Ahead!

I’ve officially signed on to participate in next month’s Adventure Game Jam over at Gamejolt! During two weeks, from May 7-21, I’ll develop a text-based adventure...

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Word Archaeology: futhark

This word refers to an alphabet that started with 24 angular characters, derived from both Latin and Greek. Scandinavians and Anglo-Saxons used futhark runes for inscriptions...

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