Balanced Worlds is Acquired by Kabam!

My company Balanced Worlds has been acquired by Kabam! Details can be found in the Yahoo press release here:

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/kabam-acquires-china-balanced-worlds-143300256.html

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High Noon – A Lesson in Monetization

For a while I’ve been meaning to update my portfolio with a game I consulted on last year. While more than a year has passed, the game is still going strong with frequent updates from its developers. More impressive is how well it’s monetizing! In April of 2010 I was asked to consult on a…

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Rumors of my Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated…

Several people have commented on my scarceness over the last couple of months. I missed China GDC this year and also worked straight through G-Star—thus missing a lot of the conference circuit this year! Anyways, several people have touched base to figure out what I’m up to, so I thought it was about to time…

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Korea and ITSGAME 2010

Wow, what a trip! I just got back from KOCCA’s ITSGAME 2010 conference. Really interesting to see the difference in Korean gaming products and the mainland Chinese gaming products. The Korean games on the whole were of higher quality that what is generally available here in China but in someways not as advanced. For the…

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The Beijinger Bar and Club Awards!

Hey guys. Last night I had the opportunity to MC “The Beijinger Bar and Club Awards”! The entire ceremony was about two and half hours and was full of awards, awesome performances, and great food and drinks. The event was at the Mako Live house just south of GuoMao. The Beijinger has uploaded their photos…

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New site, new look

I’m working on a redesign of expatbrat, so thing’s are a little rough right now. Please visit again soon.

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