Games

The Death of Disney Infinity Announced

Militant Ginger
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Disney has announced that they’re discontinuing their Disney Infinity video game project. As a parent, there are always a gazillion things your kids demand you spend your hard-earned money on. Pokemon, Yo Kai, and Lego Dimensions figures are examples in our house (although the Lego figures are kind of for mom and dad, as well.) […]

Dawn of War III Releases Teaser

Militant Ginger
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Relic has released a trailer for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III. If you’re anything like me, you didn’t get laid in high school. But that was okay, because you were locked in your room painting legions of Warhammer 40,000 figures. That’s almost as good, right? My legion of Imperial Guardsman fought many tabletop battles […]

Will Accountability Pave the Way for a More Civil Internet?

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[Author’s note: We have learned that funding for this project was suspended by Kickstarter a couple of days ago, due to pressure from a number of parties including some mentioned below.]   SocialAutopsy.com think accountability, not censorship, will forge a more civil online community. Here at Echoba.se we’ve generally avoided talking about topics like online […]

Salt Lake ComicCon FanX March 2016 Cosplay Album

Tim Makoid
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I was honored to be invited by Filmulate Film Festivals and Create Reel Change to do a panel at this years Salt Lake ComicCon Fan Xperince. We had a great time talking about the history of DIY in film and I wanted to say thank you to everyone who skipped George Takei and the X-Files […]

Board Game Review: Lords of Waterdeep

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Lords of Waterdeep, published by everyone’s favorite nerd empire Wizards of the Coast, claims to be a Dungeons and Dragons game.  Inspired-by: yes.  Mechanics-wise?  Well, not so much.  And that’s not a bad thing.  The game is inspired in its ability to encourage friendly competition without ruining the relationships of its players. Lording Over Waterdeep […]

Strahd Rising – D&D Resurrects Ravenloft

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The revamp of Dungeons & Dragons (referred to hereafter as D&D because, well, typing) continues apace, and with the latest game supplement – “Curse Of Strahd”, available everywhere March 15th – the accent is firmly on the “Vamp”. For those of you with more than a passing interest in D&D and the world of pen […]

Minecraft update 1.9 is FINALLY HERE!

Militant Ginger
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Finally, a major new update for Minecraft has hit the PC edition. After spending precisely a million hours building, exploring and dying, I got a little bored of Minecraft last year. Even my 7-year-old has succumbed to the temptations of Super Mario Maker rather than thinking up new and inventive ways to mass-produce and slaughter […]

The Oatmeal and Exploding Kittens Present: The Kitty Convict Project

Tim Makoid
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It always warms my heart when someone finds success and they turn around and give a little back, because why not right? It’s win/win for everyone. The good people on The Exploding Kittens team have started The Kitty Convict Project. If you’re not familiar with Exploding Kittens, check out Maddie’s article about the card game and the […]

Oscars & Activism, Looking For Rey & Ignoring ‘Creed’

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Oscars 88 is looming comrades! The 88th annual Academy Awards come to ABC on February 28th and, well… there’s been some frank and open discussions about What It All Means. For better or worse, here’s my 2 cents worth. As always, I will note that all opinions expressed herein are my own and not the […]