Baz Macdonald

Baz Macdonald is a journalist and critic based in Wellington.

Gaming
Jan 19, 2018

From Dunedin to LA: The NZ game developer joining one of the world's best games companies

Tim Nixon, the founder and creative director of Runaway Play – creators of successful mobile games Flutter and Splash – is heading to LA to join ThatGameCompany, one of the most critically lauded game developers in the world. He talks to Baz Macdonald about his career in games, and the upcoming NZ launch of ThatGameCompany’s latest release, Sky. 

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Society
Dec 28, 2017

The truth about tourist drivers

This week a woman made a citizen's arrest after a car attempted to pass four vehicles on a blind corner. Was it an isolated incident that should be treated as such, or more proof that incompetent tourist drivers are putting our lives at risk?

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Gaming
Dec 11, 2017

How video games could be New Zealand’s next big creative industry

The video games industry could be NZ’s next creative industry boom, but a lack of government support is holding it back,

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