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If you have any chickens in the house, you're going to want to keep them away from the computer. Georgia Tech researchers have developed the device that will haunt their feathered dreams. The prototype Intelligent Cutting and Deboning System has a built-in 3D vision system in order to help it cut ...

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Jeff Smith's Bone comic is one of my favorite series ever -- it skillfully combines an epic fantasy story with some hilarious cartoon characters, making for a really solid tale that will appeal to all kinds of readers. And now the series is fully available in a digital format for the first time...

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We posted a little while back about Telltale possibly bringing its games over to the Mac, and now there's even more rumblings to be interested in. Rumor has it that since most of their games use the same platform, one port is the same as all of them, which means we may see the whole catalog release...

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Despite the fact that we wrote about it, and our hearts yearned for it, Jeff Smith has dashed our hopes to pieces on the sharp rocks below by confirming that a new Bone game is not indeed coming out anytime soon: "You know, I don't know what the video game thing is all about. There is no new Bone ...

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Here at Joystiq we hear a lot of rumors, but few that point and click on our hearts like news that Bone may be making a return visit to video games. This according to trade magazine Publishers Weekly, which casually mentioned a new Bone game while listing the final colorized take on Jeff Smith's r...

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Remember the Sound Leaf? Unless you live in Japan, there's a very good chance you don't, so let us refresh your memory: it's a rather interesting Bluetooth device that looks a bit like a miniature handset and functions as a bone-conduction receiver for taking calls in noisy environments. It's a co...

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Wow, we'd darned near forgotten about this thing. Remember the Invisio Q7, Nextlink's hot little bone conduction number from mid '06 that was promised for delivery by the end of the year? Yeah, it never showed up -- until now. It may not be for sale just yet, but at least a few folks at the FCC ha...

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All the World's a Stage is a weekly column by David Bowers, published on Sunday evenings, investigating the explorative performance art of roleplaying in the World of Warcraft. We've talked before about roleplaying as an art form, whether you think about it as acting or puppeteering, fiction or imp...

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Displaying a respectable level of business acumen, Telltale Games has announced that the $6 million in funding it recently secured will not go towards the procurement of the world's largest ball of twine, but rather the expansion of its episodic endeavors. Provided by San Francisco-based venture f...

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If you always thought the inkjet approach to healing broken bones was too much of a stretch, you'll probably be interested in the plastic portable splint. Designed by Ching-Sui Kao, Geremi Durand, and Maxime Ducloux, the device is intended to be used by extreme sports participants (guess that includ...

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[Update 1: The announcement was about Bone for the PC and not for the DS. It mentions that the publisher is "focusing on the PC and Nintendo DS markets", not the game. We apologize for the misunderstanding. Thanks to eric c for the correction!] Before the episodic Sam & Max games, Telltale Game...

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Buy a Bone raffle ticket [Update: This raffle is closed. Congrats to winner #45!] One final charity raffle to finish off '06 in style. We're going to be raffling a bundle including a copy of the IGF-nominated Bone: The Great Cow Race signed by the game's developers, copies of Jeff Smith's first t...

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It's hard not to love the concept of bone-conduction headsets: government-funded technology (much like the iPod), fairly positive reviews on sound quality in noisy environments, and most importantly, they represent the closest most of us will ever get to bionic implants. The tech is still fai...

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The second installment of Telltale's episodic Bone series is available for download, starting today, for the newly reduced price of $12.99. There is also a packaged version available for $17.99, a combo pack with Episodes 1 and 2 for $24.99, and the download includes a free trial mode so you can tr...

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Telltale Games have announced the second episode in their ongoing Bone series, Bone Act 2: The Great Cow Race, will carry a new, more attractive price point of $12.99, an impressive 35% drop from the first offering's $19.99 price. Telltale CEO Dan Connors defines their competition saying, "We ...

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Telltale's first foray into episodic distribution was last year's Bone: Out from Boneville, based on Jeff Smith's epic comic of the same name. While nostalgic gamers were ecstatic that classic point-and-click adventure gaming lived on (in the capable hands of the ex-LucasArts crew at Telltale no le...

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Next Generation reports that Telltale Games, creators of the episodic adventure game Bone and the proud home of the upcoming episodic Sam and Max game, has received $825K in funding "to expand its technology development, marketing and investment efforts." The investment brings their total ...

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Gamasutra has a feature up about  Telltale Games, the independent developer working on episodic adventure games Bone and Sam and Max. CEO Dan Conners and Telltale compatriots--all LucasArts alums--participated in a panel at the Wondercon comic convention in San Fransisco, touching on topics ran...

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