Retro Sci-Fi Solo Gaming with “Pulp Invasion”

Retro Sci-Fi Solo Gaming with “Pulp Invasion”

Captain D! This is the Intergalactic Council. We need to talk to you! It's a matter of galactic peace! Roger, roger, Council, Captain D here, in the far reaches of space, as usual. What's going on? Captain D! What a relief to hear from you! We have a secret mission...

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Crossing the Serengeti in a 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 SE

Crossing the Serengeti in a 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 SE

Okay, so I didn't really cross the Serengeti, though it's Africa where the fabled Land Rover gained its reputation as being unstoppable, even through the toughest terrain on Earth. Heck, I didn't even go over a curb or hit a mud puddle in my suburban and mountain road...

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Film Review: “Dual” Offers Up A Real Clone War

Film Review: “Dual” Offers Up A Real Clone War

Just got diagnosed with a terminal illness? No problem, your doctor will also share details about Replacement, a popular cloning technology that allows you to replace yourself with a healthy clone so that no one will have to mourn your passing. Ideally, you and your...

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Game Review: Fun, Intriguing “GigaWatt” Board Game

Game Review: Fun, Intriguing “GigaWatt” Board Game

The era of coal and gas-burning power plants has passed and it's time to help migrate the power grid to using green and clean power sources. The challenge is that you can't just shut everything down because there's an ever-increasing demand on the grid: People need...

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A Driving Week with the 2022 BMW M240i xDrive Coupe

A Driving Week with the 2022 BMW M240i xDrive Coupe

True story, the 2022 BMW M240i xDrive Coupe is the first vehicle I've driven from Bayerische Motoren Werke that I feel really embodies their "driving experience" motto. It's a really fun drive, fast, nimble, responsive, and luxuriously comfortable. Even its curb...

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Game Review: Fun, Whimsical Co-op “Roll Camera”

Game Review: Fun, Whimsical Co-op “Roll Camera”

INT. DAY: tight on Roll Camera game set up on a large, well-lit table. Slow zoom out to reveal game room with shelves full of games and a man [TAYLOR] sitting at the table, staring intently at the game. SF/X: retro sci-fi 'whoosh' sound as from old 40's serials of...

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A Week With the Complicated 2022 Acura MDX SH-AWD Advance

A Week With the Complicated 2022 Acura MDX SH-AWD Advance

Acura has grown to be a quite successful luxury brand of the Honda Motor Company and I was enthused when the company reached out and offered me a 2022 MDX SH-AWD Advance to drive for a week. Their naming scheme is somewhat opaque, however, so it wasn't until I looked...

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