In this episode of "They Actually Made That!?," our pal Attaboy demonstrates several strange and "violent" vintage family games.
This peaceful game presents a photograph, broken into squares that have been randomly rotated some multiple of 90 degrees. Your challenge is the click on the boxes to rotate them into their correct orientation. The best strategy seems to be finding squares that you can easily determine need uprighting and then working on the adjacent… READ THE REST
You may now run classic first-person shooter Quake on the Apple Watch. Even if it's not much fun to play, it'll be nice to walk around with one's timepiece constantly making slide-racking sounds, zombie moaning noises, clunking grenades, the sound of meat slapping wetly, etc., as the demo loops. Quake 1 port for Apple Watches… READ THE REST
Regardless of your relationship to a syllabus—excited, hostile, or indifferent—"Gaming the Past" is a guide to "explore several arenas of global interaction and conflict through different history-based games," This syllabus is for consummate nerds. Playing these history-based games, according to the syllabus, "will examine issues of representation, public memory, and the pedagogical value of interactive… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Black Friday is here, and if you're looking for great deals to start your holiday shopping, we're marking down some of our bestselling items from November 24 through 27! For example,… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The internet is a chaotic, weird, beautiful thing where you can find things from amazing infographics to fun news blurbs about what is clearly the prologue to a horror movie. When you're… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Black Friday weekend is here, meaning exciting new doorbuster deals are live this Saturday and Sunday only. These are the best prices we've had all year on our bestselling sales. Prices… READ THE REST