Fellow mutants: A number of the residents of greater Boingdom (Boing Boing, Offworld, Boing Boing Gadgets, and Boing Boing Video) are heading to San Francisco from 23-27 March for the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC), and we're planning to do a comprehensive package of live and produced video reports for your enjoyment.
Boing Boing Video Live! @GDC09 will be a daily broadcast from our secret headquarters near the GDC, and want to invite you to join the Boing Boing luminaries, video game industry legends, veterans, grunts, Super Mario cosplayers, and telesynced viewers in a riot of awesomeness.
If you work in the game industry, have strong opinions about the future of gaming, or want to change other people's opinions about any area of game development, publishing, and distribution -- or just want to hang out with us and play Laser Twister(tm), give us some information about yourself and what you would bring to the broadcast here.
When Rivers Were Trails is a "Native-themed decision-based RPG" based on the classic Apple ][+ game "Oregon Trail," in which you play an 1890 Anishinaabeg person who has been forced off your land in Fond du Lac, Minnesota and must migrate through the northwest to California.
Twitter is appalling, but I finally found an account I like: Can You Pet The Dog? A catalog of pettable and non-pettable dogs in video games. Manual input resulting in visual representation of petting is required for affirmation. As noted in the latest tweet, you cannot pet the dog in Shadow of The Collossus. You […]
Carol Monahan writes, "In the summer of 1996, James Ernest began his quest to bring happiness and joy to all the people of the world, by creating clever tabletop games and selling them really cheap. He named his company Cheapass Games, and now he's writing a book about it."
Are you super organized? You’re going to love the Genius Pack G4 and its seemingly limitless, well-placed compartments. Not that organized? You’re still going to love this piece of luggage because it’s so well thought out that it practically does the packing for you. We’ve all tried to stuff a piece of carry-on so full […]
If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re not just hungry for success. You’re hungry for knowledge, the insights that can lead to bigger and better ideas and ways to implement them. That knowledge is out there in the bestselling biz books that have changed the game over the years. There’s just one problem: In a fast-paced lifestyle, […]
Countless research studies have proven what is incredibly obvious to anyone who has a favorite song: Music can have a profound effect on our mood. So why not put that science to work for more than just de-stressing your commute? That’s the idea behind the Humm.ly Music Therapy App, a new tool that aims to […]