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Caterpillar Machines Play Giant Jenga

Apr 17, 14 Caterpillar Machines Play Giant Jenga

Posted by in Gaming, Juxtaposed In Japan

Caterpillar Inc. has created a gigantic game of Jenga using 27 wooden blocks weighing 272 KG each. All can be seen in the video, including the eventual thunderous collapse.

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The Study Of Rage-Quitting

Though I have been enjoying Hearthstone a great deal, 20+ losses in a row with most being completely one sided is enough to make me realize I need to walk away from the game for a bit else risk snapping my keyboard in half. As much as we love games, they do have a tendency to make us angry.

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Shadowrun Online

Apr 04, 14 Shadowrun Online

Posted by in Gamemaster's Grimoire, Gaming

On March 31, Shadowrun Online was released on Steam... sort of. Originally set to come out last year as a part of the Year of Shadowrun, Shadowrun Online was set to be a multi-player online game set in the Sixth World, 2075.

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Thief Video Game Series (Part 2)

Apr 01, 14 Thief Video Game Series (Part 2)

Posted by in Gaming

In Part 1, I briefly covered the Thief and Thief II games I had purchased back in late 1990 and early 2000. They were a very enjoyable game with good graphics for the time. Here in Part 2, I will go into more detail on the series, covering all four games.

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Thief Video Game Series (Part 1)

Mar 31, 14 Thief Video Game Series (Part 1)

Posted by in Gaming

Back in the late 1990s, while browsing around the local dollar store, I came across a CD-ROM game called Thief. I forget now what the exact cost was, maybe around five or six dollars, so I read the information about the game on the package. Anyway, it sounded interesting, plus it was a good deal, so I decided to buy it.

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Hasbro To Update Scrabble Vocabulary, At Last

Mar 15, 14 Hasbro To Update Scrabble Vocabulary, At Last

Posted by in Gaming

I may be one of the few people who didn't play Scrabble much growing up. So for me the image of the word game remains stuck in time. While many people have played some heated games of Scrabble all through the years, many believe that the dictionary of "legal" words for the game is also somewhat stuck in time.

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Microsoft Hopes Titanfall Will Boost Sales Of Xbox One

Mar 12, 14 Microsoft Hopes Titanfall Will Boost Sales Of Xbox One

Posted by in Gamer's Corner, Gaming, Technology

The clash of the titans began last fall when Sony released its PlayStation 4 video game console followed shortly by the arrival of Microsoft’s Xbox One. Each system has seen respectable sales, but Sony has reportedly taken an early lead. Microsoft now is pinning its hopes on this week’s Titanfall.

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The Art Of Titanfall

Mar 07, 14 The Art Of Titanfall

Posted by in Gaming, Media & Entertainment

This year, the game on everyone's mind is Titanfall by Respawn and EA. The game doesn't come out until March 11, 2014 for the PC and Xbox One, and March 25, 2014 for Xbox 360, but Titan Books gives you an in-depth look with the book, The Art of Titanfall by Andy McVittie.

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Dragonfall

Mar 07, 14 Dragonfall

Posted by in Gamemaster's Grimoire, Gaming

I leave video game reviews to Gamer's Corner, but in the case of Dragonfall I felt it was worth it to make an exception. The first major expansion to Harebrained Schemes' Shadowrun Returns, Dragonfall takes what was already a phenomenal game and makes it even better.

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Titanfall Beta: First Impressions

Feb 25, 14 Titanfall Beta: First Impressions

Posted by in Gamer's Corner, Gaming

One week ago, I was staring at a launch poster for Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall. Like so many other first person shooters that fell off of the wagon, Titanfall looked to be the same boring treatment of aiming and shooting to my heart’s content.

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