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Cards Against Humanity’s “Holiday Bullshit” Sells Out in Less Than 4 Hours

Cards Against Humanity’s “Holiday Bullshit” Sells Out in Less Than 4 Hours

I got an email today from the folks who make the excellent game Cards Against Humanity. Last year at around this time they sold a holiday expansion pack, which I purchased before I even got the retail version of the base game and the expansions. At 12:40 I got the email. I was in the […]

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Social Attitude Quiz

Social Attitude Quiz

You probably already know where you lean politically, but this short quiz may help you more easily articulate your beliefs, especially when comparing them to others.

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WordPress Admin Accounts Suffer Brute Force Attack

WordPress Admin Accounts Suffer Brute Force Attack

Ars Technica reported a widespread brute force attack on WordPress sites on Friday. Simply put, a horde of infected computers are trying many common password combinations against the default administrator WordPress account. Once the admin account is compromised, the WordPress site joins the fray. Think Mongol-style conquest in the blogosphere. That’s right, I wrote blogosphere. […]

Isotropic’s Unauthorized Online Dominion Game Shuts Down

Isotropic’s Unauthorized Online Dominion Game Shuts Down

Isotropic ran a Web-based version of the card game Dominion for a very long time. I played countless hours of Dominion on this unauthorized, unofficial site. Users could play the base game and almost all of the expansions for free. The person who wrote the code and hosted the site (to my knowledge) ran it […]

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Listen to Two Steps From Hell Albums on Extreme Music

Listen to Two Steps From Hell Albums on Extreme Music

I wrote about the group Two Steps From Hell recently. They make soundtrack music, and I love playing them at the house during game night. I’ve purchased three out of four of their albums, and like them so much I gave away their latest album away for free. The problem is that Two Steps From […]

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Ascension: Online Kickstarter Has Three Days to Go

Ascension: Online Kickstarter Has Three Days to Go

I was going to write about this last week, but I had so many posts going on this fell off the calendar until today. Deck building card game Ascension is a wonderful game. I’ve been playing it since the first set and it’s definitely one of our top 10 games. However, are two big problems […]

StarCraft 2: You’ve Been Dancin With Mr Blackstone

StarCraft 2: You’ve Been Dancin With Mr Blackstone

The second StarCraft 2 video game, Heart of the Swarm is due for release on March 12 of this year. I’ve been following news about the expansion for awhile, and have been spending time playing the beta. However, the beta test only covers the multiplayer / competitive aspect, and does not hint at the single […]

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Bounce to 8-Bit Music by Evan Pattison – a Review of Neptune

Bounce to 8-Bit Music by Evan Pattison – a Review of Neptune

I like showcasing music from regional artists, or from genres some of my readers may not be familiar with. I’ve even gone so far as putting my money where my mouth is — I’ve given away several singles, EPs, and full-length albums. This time, however, one of my friends and long-time readers DigitalChris was the […]

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The Kind of Astroturfing Requests I Get

The Kind of Astroturfing Requests I Get

“Grass roots” is an over-used term that means enthusiasm, support, or ideas come from common folks, from the “ground up.” The phrase gained popularity in an age where most felt that big business, big government, or big brother were dominating the mindscape of the populace. Over time, anything grass roots was trusted more than official […]

Stolen iPhone Adventures Photoset on Facebook

Stolen iPhone Adventures Photoset on Facebook

This made its way to my Facebook friend stream today, and I thought I’d share it with you: adventures of a stolen iPhone. Apparently, a gal named Katy McCaffrey went on a Disney cruise, and her iPhone was stolen. Turns out the person in possession of it has been taking pictures, which get uploaded to […]