On August 19, Congressman Todd Akin, the Republican representative from Missouri’s 2nd congressional district, told St. Louis television station KTVI-TV that women rarely become pregnant from rape. Akin said, “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” This resulted in an uproar from doctors, politicians, journalists, women, and anyone with basic knowledge of human anatomy.Read More
Month: August 2012
So here I am in Guild Wars 2 (GW2), playing a Sylvari engineer, when I encountered a woman who needed help planting seeds. Just a typical quest, right? Then I learned the plants had offensive abilities. And then we were attacked by the undead. That’s right, people. I was playing Plants vs. Zombies as a mini-game.
When Gary Carr, the creative director for Lionhead Studios played Fable: The Journey (FTJ) on the Kinect, he played like a tai-chi master or even like Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer’s Apprentice. He waved his arms in fluid, yet precise movements to destroy the enemies of Albion. The Kinect wasn’t as responsive to me as it was to him (more on that in a minute), but when it works, the player is both lovely and deadly.
The Kickstarer project for GaymerCon, a convention for gamers who are LGBTQ, has been receiving a lot of love from fans who want to see this project get off the ground and into a hotel. In fact, GaymerCon has exceeded its initial goal of $25,000 and at the time of this writing, is at $75,000. […]
Aug 29, 2012 | Forbes |
ArenaNet is working hard to keep Guild Wars 2 (GW2) a polite, respectable place to kill your enemies and humiliate your opponents’ entire server. Since its August 25th pre-launch, ArenaNet has given players three-day suspensions for offensive names and chat. To clarify their reasons for suspension, ArenaNet has set up a Reddit thread to discuss their policies. And in a move that I can only describe as hilarious, the company has been calling out banned players for their offenses.
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