Here's some more info on all the games I've worked on, here's the podcast I do, here are the videos I make on You Tube, here are some of the articles I wrote for PC Gamer, and here are two short stories I wrote for the Machine of Death collections. I designed a game called Gunpoint, about rewiring things and punching people, and now I'm working on a new one called Heat Signature, about sneaking aboard randomly generated spaceships.
According to Common Sense Media, “adults wishing to chat anonymously may find use in this app, but kids should be kept far away.
“ Jean Dumais of Be Web writes “Omegle is not okay for kids—unless you are okay with your kids chatting with complete strangers.” While experts debate the usefulness of many suspect apps, there’s a very strong consensus that Omegle is for adults only.
In his stimulating paper, "Chatting Is Not Cheating," John Portmann defends online lust and characterizes about sex; he maintains that such talking is more similar to flirting than to having a sexual affair.
In reality, though, the issue of online cheating is more complex—especially when it concerns sexual activities involving actual interaction with other individuals.
Consider the following statement from a 41-year-old married man (all citations are from to cheat—something that may even add spice to their offline relationship.
These people believe that if they do not even know the real name of their cybermate—and never actually see them—their affair cannot be regarded as from a moral point of view; it's no different from reading a novel or other form of entertainment.
Discuss your concerns about cyberbullying, sexting, and online predators, and let your teen know that any restrictions you put in place are for his or her protection, not for the purposes of spying.
After all, a trusting parent-child relationship is the best parental control you can possibly put in place!
Living within the two worlds is not easy, however, and may become increasingly risky when people do not realize the limitations of each.
Whereas people having online affairs tend to understate their problematic nature, their offline partners typically do not see difference between online and offline affairs: A lack of direct physical contact and face-to-face meetings does not diminish the sense of a violation of their vow of exclusivity.
Omegle is available for i Phone, i Pad, i Pod Touch, and Android.