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Russian Man Sues Bethesda Over ‘Addictive’ Game ‘Fallout 4′


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RT News reports that a Siberian gamer is suing Bethesda Game Studios for damages following a three week Fallout 4 gaming binge. The unnamed 28 year-old Krasnoyarsk man lost his job, wife, friend, and health due to his “addiction” to the computer role-playing game. The plaintiff is hoping to win 500,000 [...]

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Witchers and Inquisitors: Narrative Choices in Fantasy RPGs


Dragon Age: Inquisition and The Witcher 3, the year’s two big RPG titles, are two sides of the same coin when it comes to narrative – but which works better?

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Explore the Gritty World of King Arthur with ‘Mythic Britain’


I grew up with a kind of candy-coated version of King Arthur and the knights of the round table: A high medieval romance full of jousting knights in shining armor, courtly romance, white-walled castles blooming with turrets and colorful banners, and of course, a kindly old wizard named Merlin. When I got old enough to [...]

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The Unbelievable Orphaned Fiction of 1d4chan


There’s no denying that image board/online community 4chan’s reputation as one of the internet’s dankest, darkest sewers is well deserved. It’s like the grease trap of the online world: A place where all of the refuse and offal slurry gurgling through the net’s “series of tubes” accumulates in a thick, oily layer.
There’s a lot of [...]

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Hold the Line in Savage Worlds: ‘Weird Wars: Rome’


I think of so many things when I hear the name “Rome”. Marble columns and statues of supreme craftsmanship, gladiators, wine, pagan temples, the colosseum, the senate, and of course, the soldiers of the Roman Legion: highly trained, disciplined fighting men who brought the might of Rome to the furthest corners of the known world.
Life [...]

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‘3D Virtual Tabletop’ is an App Dungeon Masters Will Love


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Why Aren’t There Any Good Movies Based On Video Games? (Part Three – Conclusion)


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There are three things that we can count on as foregone conclusions when it comes to movies based on video games: The first is that they’ll probably linger in development hell forever. The second is that by the time they finally come out, it will be so late that they will have lost the initial momentum (and potentially the audience) behind the release of the game. The third is that they’ll likely be very cheap and very disappointing. The first two are typical Hollywood, and there’s not a whole heck of a lot we can do about it. The third? Well, that’s different. That’s on us, guys. Or at least, a lot of us.

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‘All Outta Bubblegum’ Is Your Perfect New Years Day Game


Bubblegum_ClassicIt’s New Years Day. Are you a little hungover but still want to take advantage of the day off and do a little gaming? Well, bucko, have I got a game for you: All Outta Bubblegum.

All Outta Bubblegum is a free, rules-lite tabletop role-playing that takes its title from a rather famous (and famously parodied) scene in John Carpenter’s science fiction action film They Live:

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Gifts for the Geek | Day 20: Titanfall


xbox-titanfallVideo games. A huge industry!

And in 2014, Titanfall will shake that industry and make geeks game like never before! Make the jump to learn more!

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SF & Fantasy

Gifts for the Geek | Day 8: d20 Whiskey Stones


gifts-d20diceI like fantasy. And gaming. And whiskey.

And, shockingly I know, a lot of people game with drinks in hand! These d20 whiskey stones might be the perfect gift!

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