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David Lynch Teaches Typing is a fun little parody

I feel like a jerk for hearing about Rhino Stew's David Lynch Teaches Typing and letting it slip off my mind before passing the word along to you fine folks. We can all thank our dear Holmes for the reminder. The game is pretty much what th...

 
 
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Why not have official Nintendo Labo branded masking tape?

While not everyone is keen on the idea of Nintendo Labo, that isn't stopping Nintendo from going all in on the concept. My biggest concern was the price of the whole thing, which does seem a bit steep for cardboard accessories (putting asid...

 
 
 
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Frog Fractions 2 holds a Mass Effect easter egg

Frog Fractions 2 is a game that recently launched after being shrouded in mystery for years. Along with some crazy ARG that revealed the existence of the title, the game also has some outlandish secrets for players to solve. One of the less...

 
 
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This history lesson needs more video games

History lessons are about to get a whole lot more interesting.   Eurogamer reports Civilization V developer Firaxis is working with GlassLabGames.org to bring CivilizationEDU — an educational version of&n...

 
 
 
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Rare North Dakota-themed Carmen Sandiego game has surfaced

In the late '80s the Carmen Sandiego series was immensely popular and over 20 states were looking to get in on that red hot edutainment action. Details are sketchy on exactly what happened, but Where in North Dakota is Carmen Sandiego was ...

 
 
 
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Review: Pokémon Art Academy

Educational games that impart knowledge while remaining entertaining are certified rarities. Too often you're left with staggering amounts of informative material and meager side portions of "game" that contribute to a rather lopsided produ...

 
 
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Rocksmith 2014 rated for PS4 and Xbox One

Rocksmith 2014 has been rated for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One by the ESRB and Korean Game Rating Board, and I'm still sitting here waiting for a new iteration of Guitar Hero. Although Ubisoft hasn't announced any new versions of the guit...

 
 
 
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Limited Edition Reading Rainbow OUYA up for grabs now

Late last month we talked a bit about the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter, which is in its last few days now. When it passed $4 million, producer of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (among other, less important things) Seth MacFarlane pledged to mat...

 
 
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Up your Pokémon fan art game with Pokémon Art Academy

We told you about it before, but Pokémon Art Academy now has an official trailer and plenty of lessons to teach you about drawing your favorite monsters. And as we mentioned before, Nintendo really wants to teach you how to draw.&nb...

 
 
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Be a better class of artist with Wii U's Art Academy

Nintendo really wants to teach you how to draw. They're sick of your stick figure Mario scribblings and they want to see improved fan art on the horizon. Thus, the Wii U version of Art Academy was born. Learn to draw your own renditions of...

 
 
 
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Holy crap, Sesame Street Fighter is an actual game now

Remember that wonderful Sesame Street x Street Fighter crossover art series from way back in 2010? Artist gavacho13 made a pretty funny spoof, and now after all this time it's been turned into an actual game. It's not quite a fighting game ...

 
 
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Kerbal Space Program is teaming up with NASA

The makers behind Kerbal Space Program are teaming up with NASA to create an educational version of their popular rocket-building sim. I say "rocket-building sim" when KSP is more of a "build a cool rocket and watch it crash in spectacular ...

 
 
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The Typing of the Dead: Overkill DLC goes Shakespeare

I was over the moon when The Typing of the Dead: Overkill was released, as I totally loved the original Typing of the Dead in concept and play. But maybe the text offerings were a little too vulgar for you and you'd appreciate the game...

 
 
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Over a record 1000 entries to the 2014 IGF

It feels like every year the Independent Games Festival gets bigger and bigger but that's definitely the case with the student prize. There have been over 1000 entrants to the 2014 IGF in total, split between the Main and Student competiti...

 
 
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Mecanika wants to teach Newtonian mechanics with robots

As somebody who has had ideas for using games as tools for education, things like Mecanika are particularly interesting to me. Though physics has become more prominent in games as time has passed, developer CREO wants to utilize realistic ...

 
 
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The original Oregon Trail was made in just two weeks

For as great of an impact as The Oregon Trail had on me as a kid, I know so very little about the circumstances surrounding its development. As it turns out, they're fairly remarkable. A Mental Floss profile of the game recounts the story o...

 
 




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even in a hat in time the cursed game follows me

 
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Im still annoyed with Jurassic Park popularizing the image of velociraptors as being so They were small compared to If a dinosaur series needs a big raptor, the Utahraptor will do just Feathers are

 
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Ive seen this now you have to as

 
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Finally replaced the couch after bed It has a chaise and a sleeper and I can not wait to be off and laze about on it all

 
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Just finished Kingdom Hearts Loved My new favorite I think this one has the best pacing in the Plot is bonkers and Music is Flashy fun Two thumbs up from More thoughts in

 
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Everybodys watching Game of Thrones and Im over here in cartoon land watching my own Been wanting to start a blog series for a while and I think Star is the perfect place to

 
Hypno

Started working on my first DnD character So far: Chaotic Neutral, Female Tiefling rogue, great charisma, working on a This is pretty fun in and of Female tiefling is 100% inspired by a pic Strider posted ages

 
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Sorry for that drunken double post yall! Be happy! Its all that matters!

 
Mike Sounders

Been a good weekend for Finished Birth by Sleep on Saturday, bought and finished the Messenger, bought Dead Cells, and finally started Gundam Breaker 3s Good times for me

 
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Given how things had been handled this season of Game of Thrones, my initial impression of the end is that Im relatively happy with

 
 

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