Monday, May 23, 2016

RPG Media Monday - Old Tomes

Over on listverse.com, check out "10 Ancient Books That Promise Supernatural Powers" here.


Also, on ancient-origins.net, have a look at the "Codex Gigas (the Devil’s Bible) - the largest manuscript in the world" here.


Finally, on livius.org, they discuss "The disappearance of ancient books" here.


News for Movies, Television, and more
of gamer-relevant Media.
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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Sunday Funnies - Against the Odds & Ends

Over on mashable.com, the "Scooby-Doo Gang Battles Zombies in Spooky Photo Series" here.


Also, on toyland.gizmodo.com, they tell us "A Fire-Breathing Dragon Scorching Gnomes Is the Only Garden Decor You Need" here.


Finally, on nerdist.com, check out the fake news for Game of Thrones on "All Kings Considered" here.


Humor, often gaming-related,
to start the week with a chuckle.
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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Saturday Crowdfunding Roundup - Schemes, Depths, & Survival

Three from Kickstarter this week with the first being "Ultimate Scheme - A Board Game for Evil Geniuses" by Sasquatch Game Studio here.


Also, have a look at "The Depths of Durangrar: A Dungeon Crawler...in the dark" by Creative Cove Games here.


Finally, checks out "Outlive" by laboitedejeu here.


Keeping an eye on those Kickstarter & IndieGoGo
projects plus other crowdfunding efforts.
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Friday, May 20, 2016

The Friday Grab Bag - Play More!

Over on tallahassee.com, they tell us "'Dungeons & Dragons' makes a resurgence" here.


Also, on gazettextra.com, they let us know the "Janesville Pegheads welcome new people to hobby gaming" here.


Finally, on the 42 Lounge YouTube channel, they shared a video from the run up to "42 Lounge | 42 Ale House: International Tabletop Day 2016."  Enjoy!



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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Throwback Thursday - Music, Fashion, & Soda

Over on mic.com, they remind us of "10 Songs We All Know But Can't Name" here.


Also, on canyouactually.com, they tell us of "40 Cringeworthy Men’s Fashion Ads From the 70’s You Can Never Unsee" here.


Finally, on metv.com, they share "10 defunct sodas we wish we could still drink" here.


A look back at early tabletop hobby gaming
 or gaming-adjacent topics of the past.
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Events & Play Wednesday - Gygax, Cannes, & Gen Con

Over on their Facebook page, the band known as Gygax has announced their Summer 2016 West Coast tour dates and cities here.


Also, on multiverse.world, the blog of the new TSR, Susan Silver writes "The Cannes Games Festival Celebrates its 30th Year" here.


Finally, on gencon.com, check out the map for the Gen Con Indy 2016 Exhibitor Hall here.


News of Conventions and Gamedays as well as pictures
from those I have attended and games I have played.
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Tech Tuesday - Biological Advances

Three from Science Alert this week with the first being "Newly discovered microbe does something textbooks say is impossible: it lives without mitochondria" here.


Also, "150 scientists just met in secret to discuss creating a synthetic human genome" here.


Finally, "A biotech company has been given permission to try to resurrect the clinically dead."  Find out more here.


News focused on Technology
as it might interest gamers.
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