Death

09.19.14
The Daily Grind: Who gets your MMO accounts when you die?
09.19.14

The Daily Grind: Who gets your MMO accounts when you die?

Last month, Delaware became the first US state to pass a broad law to ensure that families can acce...

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07.18.14
The Daily Grind: What's the ideal death penalty for an MMO?
07.18.14

The Daily Grind: What's the ideal death penalty for an MMO?

If your first MMO was a modern themepark MMO, you might not realize that a corpse run and a small r...

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07.15.14
Yahoo Japan will erase your digital footprint after you pass away
07.15.14

Yahoo Japan will erase your digital footprint after you pass away

What happens to your online life after you've passed away? Unless you've left your passwords in th...

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05.13.14
'Alien' designer HR Giger dead at 74
05.13.14

'Alien' designer HR Giger dead at 74

Yesterday the world lost the man behind one of the most memorable movie villains of all time. HR G...

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04.21.14
The evolution of mortality in America, presented as beautiful graphs
04.21.14

The evolution of mortality in America, presented as beautiful graphs

While everyone (and everything) dies in time, just how and when they die has changed a lot in the...

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02.14.14
The Daily Grind: Have you ever killed off an MMO character?
02.14.14

The Daily Grind: Have you ever killed off an MMO character?

Eliot's last Storyboard column about killing off characters in MMORPGs got me thinking how rare tha...

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02.11.14
Night Trap, Sewer Shark developer Ken Melville passes away
02.11.14

Night Trap, Sewer Shark developer Ken Melville passes away

If you've ever played Sewer Shark or other beloved full-motion video games of the '80s and '90s, th...

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02.07.14
Storyboard: Only mostly dead
02.07.14

Storyboard: Only mostly dead

Dead is dead. I can't stand when comics endlessly bring back dead characters, I can't stand when sh...

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01.26.14
Justin 'JewWario' Carmical passes away at 42
01.26.14

Justin 'JewWario' Carmical passes away at 42

Justin Carmical, a games writer and entertainer known for his You Can Play This series and "JewWari...

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