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01.29.15
The Game Archaeologist travels to Nexus: The Kingdom of the Winds
01.29.15

The Game Archaeologist travels to Nexus: The Kingdom of the Winds

I confess that I have a particular fascination for MMOs that came into existence in the 1990s. It's...

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01.12.15
Landfill copy of Atari's Centipede donated to university
01.12.15

Landfill copy of Atari's Centipede donated to university

University of North Dakota's Special Collections department now houses a cartridge of the Atari 260...

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01.09.15
A new World of Warcraft comic book series is on the way
01.09.15

A new World of Warcraft comic book series is on the way

Lore doesn't just have to come at you via in-game text boxes; there are other mediums, such as comi...

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01.07.15
Happy 12th Birthday, Safari!
01.07.15

Happy 12th Birthday, Safari!

Kids just grow up so quickly... On January 7, 2003, Steve Jobs announced at Macworld San Francisco...

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12.23.14
Your search history's got nothing on this
12.23.14

Your search history's got nothing on this

In addition to dealing with symmetrical book stacking and full-torso apparitions in basements, New...

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12.20.14
The Game Archaeologist: The complete history of classic MMOs
12.20.14

The Game Archaeologist: The complete history of classic MMOs

Since this is my final Game Archeologist post of 2014, I want to indulge in a personal project that...

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12.09.14
Carbine's Chad Moore on WildStar's fresh focus on lore
12.09.14

Carbine's Chad Moore on WildStar's fresh focus on lore

There's a big focus on WildStar's lore recently. Aside from the big lore drops, dubbed "Loremageddo...

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12.05.14
Big cats take center stage in this illustrated history of OS X
12.05.14

Big cats take center stage in this illustrated history of OS X

OS X Mavericks and Yosemite broke the mold with their naming conventions, referencing California l...

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11.25.14
One of the first true computers is finally on public display
11.25.14

One of the first true computers is finally on public display

Seeing ENIAC, one of the first true programmable computers, has been tricky; the giant mainframe w...

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