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World of Dungeons: Turbo–Breakers

Wow. That’s a mouthful. The long name is especially funny when you realize that the rules of the roleplaying game with that name is just 4 pages …

RPGs

YouTuber Fixes Horrible Websites, Turns Around Terribly Designed UI

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>‘Refactoring UI’ might be two episodes in, but the YouTube series that was initiated about three weeks …

Time I

The 50 Best Jazz Guitarists Of All Time

Even the very best jazz guitarists rarely receive the attention and plaudits that the genre’s horn blowers – <b>saxophonists</b> and <b>trumpeters</b>, in particular …

Please Stop Using Local Storage

Seriously. Just stop it already.<p>I don't know what it is, exactly, that drives so many developers to store session information in local storage, but …

IT security

PSA: A new phishing attack could trick you into giving away your Apple ID password

If you’ve used an iOS device at all, you’ve almost certainly been presented with the above popup asking you to enter your Apple ID password. It often appears within the App Store and iTunes Store, but it also has a tendency to randomly popup from time to time due to something running in the …

iOS Apps

Gorgeous, free, and downloadable DnD Character Sheets

Someone on the D&D 5th Edition Facebook group posted a link to these really lovely and very playable-looking 5e character sheets. The designer of the …

9 Cool Notebooks to Help You Write Right | WIRED

• Author: Liz Stinson. Liz Stinson Gear<br>• Date of Publication: 08.15.17. 08.15.17<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>Write Right With These Cool Notebooks<p>…

What is Serverless Computing? Exploring Azure Functions

There's a lot of confusing terms in the Cloud space. And that's not counting the term "Cloud." ;)• IaaS (Infrastructure as a Services) - Virtual …

Software Development

A proper terminal for Visual Studio

Whack Whack Terminal is an experimental free plugin for Visual Studio 2017 that aims to bring a full terminal inside of Visual Studio. Those of you …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Download 306,000,000 cracked passwords and make sure you're not using one of them

Troy Hunt, proprietor of the Have I Been Pwned? service, has made 306,000,000 known-cracked passwords available as a download -- you can grab the set …

Exploring CQRS within the Brighter .NET open source project

There's a ton of cool new .NET Core open source projects lately, and I've very much enjoyed exploring this rapidly growing space. Today at lunch I …

Software Development

Hands-on: StarTech’s USB-C to SATA adapter makes for a great MacBook Pro accessory

I recently got my hands on the Atomos Ninja Inferno external recorder and monitor for my Panasonic GH5. This 7-inch monitor allows you to record 4K video directly to 2.5-inch SATA SSDs. It’s a wonderful tool for my video workflow, because it allows for extra long recording times, and fast data …

Computer Hardware

Five things you should never do when eating in Japan

In this video, you'll learn why you shouldn't rub chopsticks together to remove splinters, stick your chopsticks upright in a bowl of rice, pass …

Microsoft will offer 3 flavors of Linux in the Windows Store

Microsoft made headlines at last year's Build developer conference when it announced that it would build support for the Bash shell and Ubuntu Linux binaries directly into Windows 10. Doing so enables devs to run command-line tools while building apps as well as allows power users to run limited …

Microsoft's design rules push Windows 'beyond mere rectangles'

Microsoft's Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 might have an ironically uncreative name, but the upgrade itself is flush with artistic potential and useful features. It will give users a timeline to manage complex work sessions, APIs that tie all of Microsoft's services together and, notably, a …

TableTop: Wil Wheaton Plays FATE CORE with Felicia Day, John Rogers, And Ryan Macklin

It’s one thing to play a great RPG like Fate Core that allows for the players to focus on the story than letting the rules get in the way. It’s …

The Web's Premier Free Photo Library Opens Up Its Vaults

If you're building an app or website and you need a photo of a pineapple, a beach in Okinawa, a young woman wearing sunglasses, or a monk feeding a …

How to Stop Services Like Unroll.me From Snooping on Your Gmail

The pitch has plenty of appeal: Sign up for our service, and we’ll automatically unsubscribe you from all those pesky email lists. For free! Except, …

Sigur Rós live from the Walt Disney Concert Hall, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

The 17 worst things about video games

From unskippable cut scenes to escort missions, here are the video game features we’d like to see banished to digital purgatory<p>Video games are incredible. Just think: 40 years ago, we were batting a square white ball between two digital planks, and now we have whole gigantic universes to explore. …

Red Dead Redemption

Horizon Zero Dawn’s Best Armor Makes The Game Even More Fun

One set of armor in <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> stands above the others: The shield-weaver armor. It’s really good, and pretty hard to get. It’s also totally …

Controlling IKEA Trådfri Lights from your Pi

The IKEA Trådfri lights are a new range of smart bulbs and controllers that are affordable, work well, and, as we'll see here, are hackable! The …

Samsung's created a new IoT OS, and it's a dumpster fire

Tizen is Samsung's long-touted OS to replace Android and Israeli security researcher Amihai Neiderman just delivered a talk on it at Kapersky Lab's …

Steal These RPG Mechanics to Make Your D&D Game Better

New mechanics are coming fast and furious out of Wizard of the Coast’s Unearthed Arcana column. It’s still unclear where and when these new player …

These Cartographers Are Making Awesome Fantasy RPG Maps For Your Campaigns

Finding other encounter and campaign maps for your RPG is as easy as a Google search, <i>they say</i>. However, rummaging through a few million maps and …