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First released in July 2004 by David Münnich, a German artist, musician, and game creator, Not Pr0n is billed as “the Internet’s hardest riddle.” Not Pr0n was conceived after seeing an earlier game, This Is Not Porn, which, in Münnich’s opinion is “pretty unfair and rather boring.” To make a more fair, more enjoyable […]
The third annual ChicTech Retreat (pronounced ’sheek-tek’) was held April 22-23, 2006 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ChicTech is an outreach program created by the UIUC Department of Computer Science, and the Retreat is the annual culmination of a year-long high school program serving 300 of Illinois’ teenage girls. The ChicTech program […]
Working Designs made a name for themselves by bringing over some of the best overlooked titles released in Japan with an obvious reverence and affection that permeated every aspect of their releases. From their start importing titles for TurboGrafx 16, Working Designs built a reputation for clever dialogue localizations that were well-received and often […]
I have an Orcish wife in Tamriel. Well, I call her my wife; I’m not sure what the common law marriage laws are like in Cyrodiil, and I can’t find anyone to marry us officially (yet). Her name is Mazoga, and she is my best friend.
She says so.
My name is Pendleton Barky (for the […]
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Plasma Pong is a completely tripped-out version of regular Pong that incorporates fluid dynamics. In addition to deflecting the ball with your paddle, you can now use jets and vortices of fluid pressure to help guide the ball. And all of this is rendered in a super-colorful “plasma” style. If you love the visual style of games like Geometry Wars, Mutant Storm, and Darwinia, then you need to check this one out. Click here to download Plasma Pong, free for Windows PCs.
- RIP: Strike Back (3.5 Stars)
- Review: Super Columbine Massacre RPG (3.09 Stars)
- Soviet Unterzögersdorf: More fun to say than play? (3 Stars)
- Review: My Sim Aquarium (3 Stars)
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