Your Austin Videogame Writer Recommends Mr. Tumnus – SNL

Your Austin Videogame Writer has been surfing the deep video rabbit holes on YouTube and he’s found this little gem for your nerdly appreciation. Enjoy!

Warning: may or may not be game writing related. But isn’t video content inherently writing-related?

Mr. Tumnus (James McAvoy) meets several women who have recently arrived in Narnia.

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Senior MMO Programmer Needed

Triple-A MMO Team Seeks Senior MMO Programmer

If you’re an MMO programmer of the senior-ish variety, listen closely: our contacts have tipped us to a hot opportunity with a top company that logged more than 15 million registered players in three years. They’re working on a new, family-friendly AAA MMO title and obviously they know what they’re doing.

Here are the details on this MMO programmer role:

Job Location: Austin, TX


  • Ability to work with a diverse and experienced team of developers in a creative and fast paced environment
  • Collaborate with other MMO programmers, designers and artists
  • Create, test, debug and maintain game code and scripts
  • Mentor and lead other members of the programming team


  • Verifiable proficiency with C++, Object Oriented Design and Design Patterns
  • Architectural experience (client/server preferred)
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to contribute to and work within schedules that are assigned
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science


  • Real-time and Multi-threaded environments
  • Prior distributed system development experience
  • Network programming experience (TCP, UDP, optimization, security, NATs, etc.)
  • Prior shipped game titles and/or MMO programming experience
  • Database development experience
  • Knowledge of Linux, Windows, SQL and XML

If you’re an MMO programmer and this sounds like your kind of role, please contact us and we’ll expedite your information to our decision-maker contacts.