The natural progression of exploring collaboration in networked space took me to game spaces as well. In 2009, I joined the crew of This Spartan Life as Live Events Producer specializing in mixed reality events that happen simultaneously in immersive game space as well as in physical space.
Wired Magazine likened it to “a mashup of The Charlie Rose Show and Doom.”
A talk show in game space, This Spartan Life used Xbox Live and the videogame Halo as its backdrop and has been lauded for its brilliant combination of traditional filmmaking with the creative, interactive possibilities of videogame technology. This Spartan Life has attracted the attention of countless mainstream media outlets, including Wired Magazine, The BBC, Reuters, Stuff Magazine, and BusinessWeek, and won Best Machinima Series at the 2005 and 2008 Machinima Festivals. Wired Magazine likened it to "a mash-up of The Charlie Rose Show and Doom."
During my tenure as Live Events Producer, we staged mixed reality versions of This Spartan Life at