Jonathan Gersch returns.
This week's challenge: What is the 50th number that is the sum of two distinct powers of two?
It's been a great week of gaming, culminating in my weekend con trip of the year at Beer and Pretzels 2016 in Burton on Trent. Wednesday I went to Manchester with Ian, so once I'd finished my presentation slides we played a few games on the iPad (including 6 Nimmt! which works better than I expected pass and play). Show More Summary
Roll20, a popular browser-based virtual tabletop for online RPG play, is having its first convention Friday, June 3rd, called Roll20CON. It will be 24 hours of delicious online gaming action, with concurrent panels and games being streamed on Twitch with great guests. Viewers will have several opportunities to donate to CyberSmile, an organization that works […]
Ori Brian makes his New York Times Crossword debut.
20 Mar 2016. I bought Pandemic: Legacy because it reached the #1 spot on BGG. I like Pandemic well enough, but it's not among my personal favourites. I was curious why the Legacy version could make it to the top. I originally intended to play it with my children. Show More Summary
What's the over/under on your completing this puzzle by Victor Barocas and Andrew Kravis?
Will Shortz presents Building Blocks.
A place to discuss the A Little Variety suite of puzzles.
Saturday stacks with Jason Flinn.
Keith A. Garrett just popped in from an epic Gnome/Kobold airport battle to drop off this guest article about getting a civil war type scenario going at your table. – John #teamblackpanther Introduction (or Why a Civil War?) A civil war between superheroes. It’s been a comic book miniseries, and a book, and now […]
Friday liveliness with Kristian House.
Hands-on activities are an essential part of the Maker Faire experience. It's the best way to learn something new! Read more on MAKE The post Why Hands-On Activities Are So Important (Plus a Few to Try at Maker Faire) appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
A debut by Morton J. Mendelson.
I find that teachers have that perfect combination of curiosity and urge to learn that makes them a great match for Maker Faire. And, trained by years of explaining the same thing in dozens of different ways, teachers are really good navigators of the novice. Show More Summary
A team of 4 CSU students created a real life Mario Kart experience with boosts and power ups to help you win! Read more on MAKE The post Junkyard Battle Racers Bring Video Game Boosts to Go-Kart Racing appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
A few weeks after Christmas this year, I received an unexpected envelope. Inside was another, much older envelope and in that was a letter imploring me to tell no one of my receipt of that missive and to not discuss it’s contents. I immediately started carefully asking around to see who had sent it but […]
Zhouqin "C.C." Burnikel finds something of note in today's theme.
Paula Gamache makes the ultimate sacrifice.
I'm back! We had two weeks in the south of Portugal. The day we arrived (at 5pm) it was glorious. The next day was pretty good and then we had two weeks of very windy and overcast weather with occasional downpours. The day we left (at 8am) also looked glorious too. Show More Summary