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the Usurper – An Original Short Film

The Mousepad Heroes team is proud to announce that our first short film is now available on YouTube.  the Usurper tells the story of Jack Faraday and one seemingly normal day that goes horribly wrong.  Or does it?  The Usurper’s true nature is not revealed and Jack’s fate is left hanging in the balance.  Enjoy this fine work of Internet film and stay tuned for more installments.


MPH Podcast EP #1 – My Family Had Colecovision

On our first episode of Mousepad Heroes, Jay & Liz set the stage for many conversations to come by discussing the access to technology and the Internet that kids have today.  We look back at our own experiences discovering technology and dive in to some of the social circles we find online.  The conversation explores the sense of wonder, adventure and risk we experience connecting with people online through gaming and the dangers that exist for kids making those same connections.

Reference Notes:

  1. The now defunct video game retailer that sold used equipment in the late 1990s in the US was FuncoLand (now GameStop)
  2. The mobile game Kingdom Clash is published by FireMocha and Clash of Clans is published by Supercell

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