The Torshn Puzzle is described on its Kickstarter page as a "unique combination puzzle that tickles the mind." It's gotten $237,720 in funding to date. But "unique" hardly seems accurate after watching this video by Devin Montes, the creator of a nearly identical puzzle called the Astrolabicon. Montes contacted the people behind the Torshn and they seem pretty unsympathetic to his concerns and even hired a lawyer to tell Montes to buzz off.
The new RPG Coyote & Crow raised over a million dollars on Kickstarter, and it's easy to understand why: the game was created by Native American designers, and depicts a futuristic version of an uncolonized American. Postcolonial future sci-fi gaming? Sign me up! Here's the premise: More than 700 years ago, a bright purple streak… READ THE REST
I recently binge-read Eric Powell's wonderful comic book series, The Goon, and instantly became a fan. So, I was thrilled when his publicist reached out to offer Boing Boing an exclusive peek at Eric and Harold Schechter's next project, a graphic novel about Ed Gein. Gein was the notorious 1950s serial killer and body snatcher… READ THE REST
Back in November, I shared a Kickstarter for Aubrey Sitterson's "Leftist Himbo" comic book Beef Bros (which I just got my copy of!). Now Sitterson is back with a new comic project he describes as "Kung Fu Hustle meets Pineapple Express. Or Drunken Master meets Cheech & Chong for the old heads!" Enter: STONED MASTER. Stoned Master is set in the fictional Los… READ THE REST
Summer is right around the corner…which again means it's time to hang on to your cash. Amidst projections of a hotter than average summer in the U.S., it's safe to assume it'll be another season of wallet-clenching pain each month when most homeowners crack open their utility bills. The average home air conditioning unit costs… READ THE REST
Almost six months after its launch, the PlayStation 5 hype train is still raging down the tracks. And part of the reason you still can't find the next-gen game console on store shelves is that shoppers are snatching units faster than Sony can get them on U.S. soil. In fact, the PlayStation 5 is now… READ THE REST
There's still no easier way to escape the world than to slip on a pair of headphones and let the music spirit you away. Conversely, you can also get yourself a big Bluetooth speaker or home theater setup and use it as a club to viscerally beat the world back into submission against your impregnable… READ THE REST