The addition of the free-to-play battle royale mode in Fortnite has made this game a huge hit, and it is receiving a lot of buzz as of late. Chances are you’ve tried it out yourself or know someone who has.

A few months ago, when this game mode was released on consoles I started the hefty download eager to see how the game would stack up to the other battle royale darling, PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds (PUBG). After the download was finished I fired up the game and was greeted by a message that I needed to download the BR portion of…

I love my Nintendo Switch.
Talk to other Switch owners, they’ll probably tell you the same thing.

I got my Switch when it first came out, and I immediately fell in love with Breath of the Wild, SnipperClips, and some indie darlings. I took full advantage of the console, playing at home on my TV and also while commuting. The more I played, the more a few missing features stood out to me. The console has been out for a year, but even though there have been updates — for parental controls and stability — many of these issues have…

For the past 12+ years, I’ve been creating a calendar-based wallpaper every month to share with the world. It’s been a fantastic exercise to keep this up month after month, allowing me to try new techniques and use it as a platform to share my photography.

This month, I thought I’d share a little behind-the-scenes of how I create a glitch technique and provide some insight into the overall process of working in Photoshop and saving each resolution. I’ve used this technique a lot recently.

First, I started with a photo I took at Turks & Caicos in November:

Turks & Caicos, Nov 2017 — Shot with a Sony A7 28–70mm

I…

What to expect when visiting for the first time.

Hello, my name is Jason. I’m a UI/UX designer in NYC, and this year I was lucky enough to attend my first Google I/O conference.

I’m an avid researcher who likes to gather as much intel as I can before taking on a project or visiting a new place; I try to gain a feel for what it is I’m about to embark on. This conference was no different, but when I tried looking online for articles such as this, I found very little on what it was like to actually…

Jason Krieger

Product designer (formerly: MakerBot, EA). Photographer. Gamer. 40K Painter. Creator of @dsktps, @actsofgnome and more.

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