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Tis the Season for Giving: 10 Free PDFs for Your Home Games!

Christmas is fast approaching and that means that gifts are being bought for every child and semi-distant relative. The malls are packed with hordes …

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' And The Problem With Roleplaying Games

I quite like <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i>.<p>Like <i>Origins</i> before it, the game is one you can just sink into for many long hours, following your quest and embarking on various adventures. The combat isn’t as inspiring as a truly turn-based game like <i>Divinity: Original Sin</i> or a true action game like <i>Dark Souls</i>, …

Japan rivals Scotland in race for best whisky

Watch out, Scotland! Japanese whisky is no longer an insider secret -- it's grown into a $6 billion industry, competing with scotch for the spotlight.<p>Whiskies from Japan have been winning accolades at the Whisky Magazine Awards for years, including world's best single malt. This year, a Japanese …

The World's Top Destination For Comic, Movie & TV news

3 6 hours ago CBR Exclusives<p>It's the Final Four of the 10th annual CSBG DC/Marvel Tournament! Vote for your favorite DC/Marvel Superhero Movie!<p>3 8 …

Netflix’s top 50 series

Whether it's a Netflix original like Orange Is The New Black, a British comedy like Peep Show or just completely addictive like Breaking Bad; we've …

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Six Beyond Awesome SNES RPGs You May Have Missed

The SNES was truly an amazing system for RPG titles, playing host to incredible titles like Chrono Trigger, Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy IV & VI, …

The Marvel Movie Universe, In Completely Chronological Order

Comics blogger Michael Furth, editor of The Comic Archive, decided he needed a new way to appreciate the Marvel cinematic universe. So he …

42 Awesome Writing Resources You Need to Know About

I am often asked what my favorite “writing tools” are. Sometimes people mean “favorite app” (Scrivener) or just simply “what do I write <i>with</i>?” …

A tiny, epic ode to Nintendo: Zelda and Super Mario 64’s worlds recreated as miniature dioramas

We all know that Japan does “small” well. Whether it’s microtechnology, tiny houses or bonsai, the Japanese are known for their dexterity and being …

The Rarest Weapon In 'Destiny' Belongs To A Single Person

We’ve spent the last two months extolling Destiny’s virtues, or critiquing the living hell out of it, so it’s about time there’s a story to come out of the game that’s simply downright heartwarming.<p>Destiny is about the eternal quest for better and better loot, as players hunt for Legendary and …

A Hilarious, Over-The-Top 'Frozen' Parody By 2 Guys Who Have 1 Big, Awesome Reason

The World's Best Whisky Is From Japan

Why Is This Important?<p>Scotland, the home of whisky, is getting a wake up call from the rest of the world’s whisky distilleries.<p>Long Story Short<p>Japanese whisky Yamazaki has been crowned the world’s best whisky.<p>Long Story<p>For the first time ever, a Japanese whisky has been crowned the world’s best, …

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‘South Park’ Brilliantly Deconstructed Free-To-Play Mobile Games Last Night

The full episode of last night’s <i>South Park</i>, “Freemium Isn’t Free”, is embedded at the bottom of this post, and it’s damn fantastic. We’ve already posted a foul-mouthed rant about how much the free-to-play gaming modality seems like a killjoy experiment in behavioral economics and manipulating …

Japanese whisky culture: how it became both staple and status symbol

A Japanese blend has overtaken Scotch to be named Best Whisky in the World. But what relationship have the Japanese historically had with the golden spirit?<p>If the place of Scotch whisky in its nation’s culture is well defined by the Bell’s slogan “Afore ye go”, the Japanese version could be …

Stephen King’s Top 10 All-Time Favorite Books

So you might think that if Stephen King – the guy who wrote such horror classics like <i>Carrie</i> and <i>The Stand</i> – were to rattle off his top ten favorite …

The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors

“Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work,” Jennifer Egan once said. This intersection of reading and writing is both a necessary bi-directional life skill for us mere mortals and a secret of iconic writers’ success, as bespoken by their personal libraries. <b>The Top Ten: Writers</b> …

‘Scarface’ Duo Al Pacino And Brian De Palma Are Re-teaming For ‘Retribution’

“Hookay! I reloaded!” Look who’s jumping back into the film-making sack again together: Al “Hoo-Ah” Pacino and Brian De Palma. Screen Daily announced today that the team that made <i>Scarface</i> would finally be working together again on <i>Retribution</i>, a remake of the 2003 Belgium film <i>The Memory of a Killer.</i> …

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