‘Machinations’: You’re a Steampunk Robot

‘Machinations’: You’re a Steampunk Robot

In ‘Machinations,’ you play as a robot, created by an inventor of your choosing, who is serving the merchant-king (or queen!) and doing his/her bidding. It’s a kingdom tottering on the edge of war, and your actions will either help or hinder the people of the land. Sneak into a neighboring ruler’s castle, diffuse a tense situation amongst workers at the docks, and chase a shopkeeper who is holding answers to a puzzle across the rooftops. Read More

Reaping the Rewards: MiaMilly Hipster Plus

Reaping the Rewards: MiaMilly Hipster Plus

Reaping the Rewards is a series looking at finished products from crowdfunding campaigns. Today’s topic: the MiaMilly Hipster Plus, a baby carrier originally funded on Kickstarter in late May and delivered to backers earlier this month. My original article focused on the features of the carrier, so this article focuses on how my family uses and likes the carrier. Read More

What Is ‘Morgan?’

What Is ‘Morgan?’

I may not know much about the Ridley Scott movie ‘Morgan’, but I do know that if you create children in an underground lab, something bad is more than likely going to happen – especially if Jennifer Jason Leigh is involved… Read More