Inventions

02.13.13
A Mild-Mannered Reporter: The crafts of heroes
02.13.13

A Mild-Mannered Reporter: The crafts of heroes

I want to give major props to Cryptic Studios for Champions Online at launch because the studio d...

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03.21.12
A Mild-Mannered Reporter: Digital Enhancements
03.21.12

A Mild-Mannered Reporter: Digital Enhancements

Last week, I covered the raw basics of Enhancements in City of Heroes. This was a good place to s...

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05.23.11
Nokia wants your thoughts and ideas, willing to pay for 'em
05.23.11

Nokia wants your thoughts and ideas, willing to pay for 'em

After laying off nearly 1800 employees, Espoo is apparently interested in replacing its reduced work...

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05.22.11
Maker Faire 2011, in pictures: Arduinos, Androids, and angry robots (video)
05.22.11

Maker Faire 2011, in pictures: Arduinos, Androids, and angry robots (video)

The rapture has come and gone, but the Maker Faire powers on. Despite warnings of a May 21st doom...

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05.30.10
Time ranks Virtual Boy, Farmville among top 50 worst inventions
05.30.10

Time ranks Virtual Boy, Farmville among top 50 worst inventions

We rarely, if ever, write rebuttals to stories posted on the esteemed, list-friendly publication kn...

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11.12.09
Time picks Natal as one of 2009's best inventions
11.12.09

Time picks Natal as one of 2009's best inventions

Sitting on Time Magazine's 50 Best Inventions of 2009 amongst notables like the world's first AIDS...

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11.02.08
Spore honored in Time's 50 Best Inventions of 2008
11.02.08

Spore honored in Time's 50 Best Inventions of 2008

Despite receiving a few complaints from critics concerning gameplay shortcomings, Will Wright's lat...

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10.25.07
Pocket Guide to Inventions in CoX
10.25.07

Pocket Guide to Inventions in CoX

Just like Amanda, I have recently returned to CoH/CoV from a long hiatus and I find there is a lot o...

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10.10.07
Massage Me turns (legitimate) massages into gameplay
10.10.07

Massage Me turns (legitimate) massages into gameplay

A couple of gifted graduate students have found a great use for all the excess energy and digital d...

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