Lessons In Alpha and Beautiful Code

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Murphy’s Law applies… So last week was the Quantum Chess alpha launch. And it was exciting! And then the bug reports started rolling in, and it became increasingly apparent that the alpha was nearly unplayable. Which was good, because that is the point of an alpha.. find and fix all bugs! And then the work…


Alpha Is Live!

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Yesterday was a big day for me. Quantum Chess, which I have devoted so much time to for the past two years, to the detriment of my thesis work at times unfortunately, finally met the general public! I launched the alpha yesterday to a limited number of the Kickstarter backers. I was quite excited starting…


How Quantum Chess Came to Be

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The bad news was that Sheldon Cooper, of the television show Big Bang Theory, wasn’t going to be playing my game against Stephen Hawking during One Entangled Evening at Caltech on January 26th. The good news, Paul Rudd would be playing against Stephen Hawking instead. Oh, and Keanu Reeves would be narrating. Thus began what…


Kickstarter is Live!!!

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We’re live on Kickstarter!  Help support us! Step 1: Go to www.pledgequantumchess.com Step 2: Please watch our video, we had a lot of fun making it! Step 3:  If you want to contribute (or if you just feel like pre-ordering the game!), click the Green “Back This Project” button to make a safe secure transaction via your personal credit card.  This…


It’s Alive!!! Or… Dead? Both???

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Well, here’s my first post!  I’ve been working on this project for quite a while now, and I’m excited to finally introduce it to the world.  World, meet Quantum Chess.  Quantum Chess, meet the world!  You two play nice now… I only have a playable prototype at the moment.  But, don’t worry, there is more…