Features Editor Amy Nichol Smith signed up a while back for a service that sends her cool food items each month.
I was a bit jealous, at the time, because it was such a neat idea, but I had no interest in the items she was sent.
After a while, I had forgotten about such services, until I stumbled upon one called Loot Crate, which seemed like it was designed for people like me.
Continue reading ‘Loot Crate’ worth the cost of entry
In my quest to gather each and every Street Fighter HeroClix piece, I purchased 12 single-piece booster packs on eBay.
Since they’re no longer printed, I don’t have many other options, save for buying each piece individually.
As of starting the video, I had six left I needed, thanks to a starter pack and a very excellent eBay auction.
How many did I end up with, though? Watch on!
Continue reading Street Fighter HeroClix booster-opening fun!
I’ve not done a whole lot of Minecrafting lately, but I always find it interesting when people do awesome things.
Take, for instance, this recreation of our planet. Pretty cool.
More about it in this reddit thread.
Oculus announced today Facebook’s plan to purchase the start-up, which was created a couple years ago as the result of a very successful Kickstarter campaign.
A post on the company’s website details the reasons they think the decision is a good direction, but many commenters seem to disagree.
… when you consider it more carefully, we’re culturally aligned with a focus on innovating and hiring the best and brightest; we believe communication drives new platforms; we want to contribute to a more open, connected world; and we both see virtual reality as the next step. – Oculus release
I already know I’m going to spend way too much time over the next several days playing the latest Diablo 3 expansion: Reaper of Souls.
It has a new class, the Crusader, which I understand to be super fun.
Continue reading Reaper of Souls out today, igniting old flames
SMITE has left its beta state and gone into full release, according to a news release from Hi-Rez Studios.
Along with the announcement, they released a pretty sweet infographic laying out all the beta stats.
Continue reading SMITE officially released
I’m a big fan of Kickstarter.
I’ve been fortunate in that I’ve never had one completely crash and burn, and this is a great example of that good fortune.
Continue reading The Black Book of Cards – Successful Kickstarter campaign delivers
I’ve not done one of these before, but it seemed like a good time to give it a go. I’ll be writing a column about it for The Monitor this week, and I’ll post a link to it once it goes live at TheMonitor.com. Until then, enjoy the unboxing video, and click here if you’d like to sign up for yourself.