Hey there, I’m Christian Pirnie, and this is my Lineage 2 Revolution story. We’re going to explore how I got into the game, and why I decided to do a personal research project about it. Before I start rambling about myself though, let’s get some…

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Four characters (a human, an elf, a dark elf, and a dwarf) stand together on the right side of the picture against a gray background. The logo for Lineage 2: Revolution sits on the left side of the picture.
Lineage 2: Revolution character models. The four main classes (upon release) were Human, Elf, Dark Elf, and Dwarf

Lineage 2: Revolution is a…


Welcome back to the What Is…UX general knowledge series. So far, I have covered Interaction Design, Information Architecture, and User Research. Today, we’ll be covering Visual Design!

Visual Design is a way to enhance the aesthetics (a set of principles concerned with the nature and appreciation of beauty) of websites/products/materials.


When you hear the word research, what comes to mind?

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Maybe it’s something like this? A person entrenched in a lab doing some mad scientist stuff? (No offense to the pictured scientist, I’m sure she’s performing some groundbreaking research in the picture on the left).

Well my friends, I am…


Welcome back! This is article two of my series that covers topics to help form a foundational UX knowledge base. If you missed it, you can find the first article on Interaction Design here!

Information Architecture is a process in which conceptual models and designs are used to organize, structure…


Interaction Design = The design of the interaction between users and products.

Sweet, well that was easy. If you’re reading this you’re now ready to be a pro!

Work it, Brad!

Just kidding, it goes a bit deeper than that, so please keep reading!
This article is my attempt to give…


If you follow me, you’ll know that I posted an article highlighting my awesome cohort from the General Assembly UX Design Immersive program. If you don’t follow me…well, what are you waiting for?

Nah, just playing don’t feel obligated to follow me, I’m just a person out here speaking my…


UXDIR 6/29 Graduation Day photo!

I recently graduated from General Assembly’s User Experience Design Immersive Remote program. It was a 3 month bootcamp where my classmates and I took a dive into the principles of UX Design and the UX Design process. It was truly an experience to remember, and I was able to meet…


A man wearing a blue button up dress shirt is holding a pen and writing on paper

It finally happened. I had a terrible real world research experience. I knew that it was bound to occur at some point in my UX career, but I didn’t think it would happen this quickly.

I literally just finished my User Experience Design Immersive (UXDI for short) Remote Program at…


Warning: There is an incoming wall of text.

Okay, so quick show of hands…how many people out there have read “The Butter Battle Book” by Dr. Seuss? Oh right, I won’t be able to see your hands, so you can put them down now I suppose. Well, for those who…


I love games, and I’ve been gaming ever since my brother and I got a Super Nintendo back in the 90s. Well, now that I think about it, my brother got it and I just kind of used it…a lot. There were fights. Anyways, moving on…

As I’ve gotten older…

Christian Pirnie

Open minded + curious UX Designer. I like taking deeper dives to understand and summarize topics so that other people don’t have to do as much work (hopefully).

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