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Numenera RPG hoping to become a film

Numenera is a role-playing game like Dungeons & Dragons except it's new, a 2012 Kickstarter success. It's the foundation for the computer game Torment: Tides of Numenera. And now there could be a film about it. Monte Cook Games, the company that created Numenera, is working with Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter to realise it. Show More Summary

Win These RPG Contests By Designing Monsters or Whole New Worlds

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Some of the biggest companies in tabletop gaming are holding contests right now, including a monster design challenge, D&D trivia, and one for scifi mini settings. Here's how you can win fabulous prizes from Monte Cook Games, Wizards of the Coast, and Kobold Press. Read more...

TIM COOK: ‘Sitting is the new cancer’

Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said "sitting is the new cancer." He was talking about how the Apple Watch, which he's been using for the last few months, will gently vibrate on his wrist to remind him to occasionally get up and move. Show More Summary

Cypher System RPG Opens Up New Worlds With Shotguns & Sorcery

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Numenera and The Strange have been a massive success for Monte Cook Games, and now the core rules that drive both games will be licensed to other game designers and released as a multi-genre RPG toolbox. The first official license is the fantasy noir Shotguns & Sorcery. Read more...

Explore infinite worlds in an alien computer in RPG The Strange

last yearGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Beneath our visible reality is a powerful alien network that forms a series of pocket universes, each with its own physical laws and bizarre denizens. It’s called The Strange, and this new tabletop RPG from Monte Cook Games will take you there. Read more...

July 2013 Issue of AALL Spectrum

The July 2013 issue of AALL Spectrum, a montly publication of the American Association of Law Libraries, is available.Among this month's selection of articles: Cooking Lessons and Legal ResearchCreating and integrating instructionalShow More Summary

Del Monte names contest winner

Del Monte Fresh Produce NA has announced the winner of its Find Your Inner Chef National Cook Off contest.

Has the Motion to Reconsider program brought change to Cook County’s broken bond court system?

A bill attempting to allow nonviolent, first-time offenders to avoid paying a bond so they could leave the jail while awaiting trial died an unceremonious death at its third reading in the Illinois House of Representatives last month. Show More Summary

Del Monte names second winner in cooking contest

Coral Gables, Fla.-based Del Monte Fresh Produce named Karen Gulkin of Greeley, Colo. as the second of four weekly winners.

Ain't This the Truth

Someone is thinking along the same lines as we and our readers are thinking: My Cook County Board Commissioner posted this regarding this story:"So if the city arrests you + you can't pay the $1000 fine, you can be jailed for 6 months…costing...Show More Summary

Vegetarian Monte Cristo

Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 4 eggs1/4 cup 2% milk3/4 cup pasteurized part-skim ricotta cheese1 tablespoon grainy mustard1 tablespoon dried basil1/2teaspoon garlic powderPinch salt and pepper8 slices...Show More Summary

Cooke City invasion

Cooke City, Montana Some of the U.S.'s best sled-accessed backcountry skiing can be found right here. Gallery The small mining town of Cooke City, Mont., sits at the northeast corner of Yellowstone National Park and is a hidden paradise for snowmobile-accessed backcountry skiing and snowboarding....

Monte Cook Unveils New Science-Fantasy RPG and World: Numenera

A few months ago, when Monte Cook split with Wizards of the Coast, he mentioned a new project that was in the pipeline. He opened the garage this week to let us see what he’s been working on — a far-future Earth RPG where ancient technology looks like magic, with a streamlined game system focused [...]Show More Summary

You Had Me at Megadungeon: DungeonaDay Seeks Relaunch.

Take a 27-level dungeon with over 600 encounters, a huge chunk of which was designed by Monte Cook (and the rest by the talented crew of RPG veterans at Super Genius Games), add five related adventures with awesome names like Temple of the Black Goat, lay it all out on a website with extensive links [...]Show More Summary

A Sandwich a Day: Monte Cristo at CornerStone Café

While the Monte Cristo's construction varies regionally, this simple rendition covered all the bases: egg-dipped bread is griddled on both sides, stuffed with ham and swiss, and cooked together until sufficiently melty.

Kobold Guide to Game Design is Must-Own for RPG Designers & Adventure Writers

Imagine a book filled with essays on the art and science of designing role-playing games and RPG adventures, all written by some of the biggest names in that eldritch field of endeavor: Wolfgang Baur, Monte Cook, Rob Heinsoo, Michael Stackpole, Ed Greenwood and more. That’s exactly what this book is, and it’s pretty damn awesome. [...]Show More Summary

“I Survived a Bear Attack”

In the early morning hours of July 28, 2010, at the Soda Butte Campground near Cooke City, Mont., 5 miles east of Yellowstone, a female grizzly and her three cubs attacked three people while they slept in separate tents. Kevin Kammer was killed and partially consumed. Show More Summary

Win An iPad 3 — Just Take Our Reader Survey

Want an iPad 3? Tim Cook will be introducing it next week. Take our reader survey and you’ll be entered into a sweepstakes to win one. We’ve grown a tremendous amount these last three years, from just a few thousand pageviews a month to more than 9 million in February — and that was a [...]Show More Summary

Letter to Alvarez asks for investigation of Landek, for allegedly offering bribe

Yet another twist in the 12th District state Senate race surfaced late last week when candidate Raul Montes asked the Cook County State's Attorney's Office to investigate his opponent, Steve Landek. In a Feb. 24 letter to Cook County...Show More Summary

Entertaining, vacation, cooking, alcohol, chocolates popular this holiday season

Emanuel Andren’s Monte Enebro chocolate Photo: Emanuel Andren, Mars, Elizabeth Arden, Edward Marc Chocolatier More consumers (13 percent) regard cell phones as appropriate gifts for children ages 6 to 11, up from 4 percent earlier this year. About one in three (32 percent) shoppers expect stores to offer boxes although at the same time 21 [...]

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