More than a game for the League of Geeks

  by Kane Webb The independent games industry has been booming over the last 10 or so years. Yet its more modest origins go back to the early 1990s, when it was strictly PC oriented and distributed only via shareware.   With the evolution of gaming, however, came higher user expectations, and combined with the…

Hot Poppy

  by Meegan Waugh If there’s one thing that isn’t lacking in Melbourne, it’s great breakfasts. With this city’s brunch and coffee obsession, it seems like every week there’s another hot new place to get your Sunday morning fix. The one downside to the constant stream of shiny new venues is that it can be…

Victoria takes a stance on domestic violence

  by Stephanie Filaktakis The Victorian Local Government Multi­cultural Issues Network (VLGMIN) is proposing initiatives, including preven­tion, intervention and response approaches to combat violence against women in multicul­tural communities, after the 1.3 per cent rise in domestic violence in Victoria this year. A conference was recently held at Victoria University Convention Centre to address some…