About Tim Ellis

Tim Ellis is a data junkie, economist, and game geek.  He has been tracking the local real estate market since 2005 at Seattle Bubble.  You can read his occasional thoughts on other topics at TimAndJeni.com, or follow him on Twitter at @The_Tim

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Neal Stephenson’s sword-fighting game ‘Clang’ falls short of lofty post-Kickstarter goals

Seattle-based author-turned-video-game-designer Neal Stephenson had high ambitions for his sword-fighting game called Clang, which successfully reached its $500,000 funding goal on Kickstarter in July. Now, though, those plans have been somewhat disarmed. In an update posted on the Kickstarter page late yesterday, the Subutai team indicated that they have “hit the pause button” on development… Read More

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Inside PAX’s 6-Hour Sellout: ‘The crush was insane’

At 10:38 AM Wednesday, the Bat-Signal for gaming geeks lit up Seattle’s cloudy skies: It’s time!PAX Prime badges have gone live!prime.paxsite.com/registration — PAX (@Official_PAX) April 17, 2013 Tickets for the tenth annual Penny Arcade Expo (PAX Prime)—running four days for the first time this year over Labor Day weekend—went on sale this week, but if… Read More