A compilation of classic arcade deaths, arranged to an 8-bit-style cover of "Mad World".
Bioware's 2011 game Mass Effect 2 features Jack, a woman who hints at pansexual relationships but will only romance the player if they're playing a man. It's because they removed the option in fear of a conservative media backlash. [thegamer.com] Here's the game's writer Brian Kindregan, interviewed by Cian Maher: "Mass Effect had been pretty… READ THE REST
The Oregon Trail is a classic and compelling educational computer game about pioneer life. The iconic adventure game was first developed in 1971 by a student teacher of 8th grade who used a time-shared minicomputer to develop the game with two friends. The class played it using the minicomputer's teletype and paper tape printer. Over… READ THE REST
Space Warlord Organ Trading Simulator is a new 8-bit style video game on Steam that, well, is exactly like the title says: ORGANS.Everyone has them, and everyone wants them. You are an Organ Trader, the funnel for fleshy meat parts into a strange, evolving, and desperate universe full of clients. Contend with the cutthroat organ market.… READ THE REST
It's just a water bottle, right? Wrong. A decade ago, most of us loved the convenience of bottled water. Now, a plastic water bottle has undergone a public perception metamorphosis. What was once the height of ease and simplicity is now basically viewed as a detriment to the environment. READ THE REST
If you want to learn to code, but don't know where to begin…welcome to programming. Seriously, there are dozens of different avenues for understanding how to use everything from Java and Python to C++, Ruby on Rails, and more. Each programming discipline or tool also comes with its own set of strengths and weaknesses that… READ THE REST
Gathering notes off various web pages across the web feels like it should be a simple process. Just scoot through your assorted pages, copy the text, graphics, images, and other elements that you want, paste them into your notes and you're all set. Of course, anybody who's ever actually tried to take notes online is… READ THE REST