Fun Dungeon Crawling and Building With ‘Guild of Dungeoneering’

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Gambrinous recently released ‘Guild of Dungeoneering,’ a PC and Mac game that combines dungeon crawling, dungeon building, and roguelike elements in a fun, light-hearted way with a unique, hand-drawn look and feel. Continue reading

Massive ‘Splatoon’ Update Arrives Next Month

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If the Wii U’s exclusive, ink-covered shooter ‘Splatoon’ isn’t my 2015 game of the year… well, I’ll be surprised. Since its launch back in May, Nintendo has released a steady stream of new maps, weapons, events, and even a new game type (the “Tower Control” Ranked mode) at regular intervals to keep me and all the other squid-kids properly occupied. But next month’s update promises even more! Continue reading

A.I. Research Mines ‘Minecraft’ to Mimic Human Learning

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“The whole of ‘Minecraft’ is what we refer to as ‘A.I. complete.’ If you can do all of ‘Minecraft’ you could solve anything,” says Brown University researcher. Continue reading

A New Type of Tabletop Gaming: ePawn Arena

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I love the mash-up of digital and analog, particularly when it comes to games. It hasn’t always been done well, but I love to see the ways that people are experimenting to combine the fun of playing board games with the powerful capabilities of smartphones and tablets. The latest device to come across my radar is the ePawn Arena. Continue reading

Add a Little Mystery to Your Summer

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The twins and I usually set a theme for our summer. This year, we’re having a summer of mystery. We’ve dusted off my dad’s old copies of Sherlock Holmes, downloaded a few podcasts, and found some games to play on the app store. Want to join along? Continue reading