If you’ve ever searched the help wanted ads for a job, you’ve seen all sorts of requirements, from fluency in a second language to experience in customer service. Some requirements are a little more stringent than others—I once saw a job posting in New York City that required fluency in Flemish—but none are as exact as the one that was posted to Australian job-hunting site, Seek. This ad requires the potential candidate to resemble Juno Esclipse, a character from the 2008 videogame, The Force Unleashed and its 2010 sequel, The Force Unleashed II.Read More
Month: November 2012
Nov 30, 2012 | Forbes |
Two weeks ago, College Humor released a hilarious video that told straight men that if they didn’t support gay marriage, gay men would marry their girlfriends…and they’d make much better husbands. Now gay women are having their say. And they’re saying that if women don’t support gay marriage, they’ll marry our boyfriends.
Nov 29, 2012 | Forbes |
Do you like Star Wars action figures? Do you own a few? Would you like to own all of them? This recently listed eBay auction doesn’t actually contain every single character whoever lived a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. But it does contain a whopping 85 percent of all Star Wars action figures. Most impressive.
Nov 28, 2012 | Forbes |
Videogames are a great way to walk in someone else’s shoes, if only digitally. Depending on the game, you can do good deeds for the love of humanity or the love of money. You can swing a sword for freedom or for oppression. According to Dr. Andrew Weaver, your game choices are more obvious than you’d think. When it comes to moral decision-making, how you play your game is how you live your life–and you’re playing morally.
Nov 27, 2012 | Forbes |
When games project specialist Luke Crane tweeted on November 27, “Why are there so few lady game creators?” he didn’t realize that he would create a minor tweetstorm. But Crane’s observation touched upon a nerve—and not just because he used the word “lady” instead of the word “female.” Within the last twenty-four hours, games developers—both male and female—have weighed in, using the hashtag, “#1ReasonWhy.”
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