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Geeky gaming goods give you wood... goods

How many times have you found yourself cutting meat (or... celery, for the vegetarians out there) on a plain white cutting board while thinking that something was missing from your life? Me? All the time. And that missing thing is this Spac...

 
 
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New York Times maps the geek universe around Gary Gygax

Here's some chicken soup for the geek in you: the New York Times has mapped out a matrix of all of the things that may have directly benefited for the geekery that was Dungeons and Dragons. It may be a stretch to attribute the problem-solv...

 
 
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Tetris oscilloscope hack, named Scopetris

Man, I suck at Tetris. It's now to the point where I lose every time, without fail. These days, all I can do is struggle for a few minutes before defeat, and then tell the victor that "at least I've seen a real vagina." This a*sh...

 
 
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CES 2008: In-game XMB is coming to a PS3 near you soon

It's almost time to quit yer bellyachin', as Sony has finally announced that PS3 owners will soon be able to get into their console's operating system without having to leave the comfort of their game's universe. An in-game XMB has been on ...

 
 
 
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Ore-naments? More Christmas gifts for gamers

I've got more great goodies to put under your favorite gamer's tree this holiday season. From pretty ornaments to put on the tree to amazing presents to put under the tree, I have a bunch of sweet ideas.Got a addicted WoW gamer at home? Wel...

 
 
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Jesu-Chu? Christmas presents for gamers

Everyone have probably already started their Christmas shopping, if they haven't, well then you better snap to it before the only gifts left in the stores are fruit cakes and old copies of Spice World for the Playstation. [Editor's note: Sp...

 
 
 
 
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PS3 owners, dig out your USB cables; firmware 1.82 hits

The PlayStation 3 firmware revision that Sony's Eric Lempel mentioned a few days ago in Sony's official blog is finally live and available for download. The update, version 1.82, enables playback of AVC High Profile (H.264/MPE...

 
 
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Weekend Reading: Pen and paper versus console RPGs, part 1

The first part in Leigh's "Building a better RPG" mini-series got me to thinking about storytelling in RPGs. I agreed with some of the points in her article, especially the fact that nowadays, the stories are so filled out and...

 
 
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The gamer face: The Hannibal

Surely we all make faces when we game, but rarely is that ultimate expression captured on video. Well, maybe they are, but are any as special as this one, "The Hannibal"? What would you name your gamer face?[Thanks, Epileptic Ga...

 
 
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Sony's PR man wants to educate you

As far as Dave Karraker, the man behind the media curtain at Sony is concerned, all the bad publicity that Sony has faced is all just one big misunderstanding on our part. Luckily for you, he's ready to fill those educational gaps you&#...

 
 
 
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Better late than never: Pure Pwnage is back

After a slight hold up due to the evils of Adobe Premiere (a pain I know all too well), the first episode of the new season of Pure Pwnage is online and ready for viewing. The internet premiere was scheduled for yesterday (there has alread...

 
 
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Subtitles a video gaming necessity?

A deaf gamer has brought up what may well be an very important and overlooked point. In a letter he sent to the ESA, and now reprinted by Kotaku, he points out that a great deal of the modern gameplay experience is lost by deaf and hard of ...

 
 
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I, GameJew: StarFox

Does this little StarFox nostalgia resonate with anyone? Were there certain games you were more selfish with than others?

 
 
 
 
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GTA IV: Your questions answered

Curious about what Grand Theft Auto IV will actually offer? Will you be able to fly? Will you be able to shoop da whoop? These are burning questions, and I'm sure you all dying to know the answers. Via some Game Informer knowledge, here...

 
 
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Calling all nerds: Lord of the Rings Online event tonight

If you're knee-deep in Lord of the Rings nerdom, then tonight is your night, my young hobbit. Across the country at 11 p.m., there will be various Lord of the Rings Online events to celebrate its final release at your friendly Gamest...

 
 
 
 




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Showing my girlfriend the Hannibal TV show for the first time (its a masterpiece by the way, watch it if you In regards to Mads Mikkelson she said Id let him spit on I love her so

 
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Discord sure is re-borked Not ideal, Anywho heres a big ol batch of mac n cheese made in a ninja Tastes pretty good, specially with some extra cayenne

 
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