Chris Vizzini registered the term "Gaymer" as a trademark, then sent a cease-and-decist letter to Reddit over /r/gaymers, the section of the site dedicated to gay gamers and their interests. The righteous backlash sees the targets teaming up with the Electronic Frontier Foundation to cancel the trademark. The term has been in use since the mid-1990s, adds Ars Technica's Joe Mullin; Vizzini did not launch his so-named blog until 2005.
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
As soon as I saw the photo of Paper Apps Dungeon on the Kickstarter page, I signed up. How to play: Gameplay is simple but entertaining: you roll a 6-sided die to determine how far you'll move each turn. Then pick a direction, draw a line, and interact with anything on that line, be it… READ THE REST
2020game.io is a simple side-scrolling platform game, free of charge on the web, that offers a cartoon tour through the horrors of 2020. I'd almost forgotten that Australia burned to a crisp before the Covid pandemic hit! READ THE REST
With so many different protocols, competing frameworks, and differences of opinion floating around, it's often tough for the text industry to come together and agree on virtually anything. However, time and circumstance can occasionally come together to codify a certain app, tool, or technique as the one true way to get things done. When it… READ THE REST
Thanks to machine learning, algorithms know us now as well as we know ourselves. Once artificial intelligence starts building a file on you and your habits, assessing data, then extrapolating outcomes, it becomes very clear how much we each follow our own particular patterns – and how easy it is for some smart AI to… READ THE REST
When you buy an item to perform a task you need done, but there's such beauty to it that you'd gladly display it even if it did nothing at all, you know you've hit a sweet spot. The Tree of Lyte Motion Sensor Bird Night Light Tree and Illuminated Eggs by Lift Care absolutely fits… READ THE REST