Clothing that blocks "digital pickpocketing" is now hipster-approved. But do we really need RFID-blocking pockets in our pants?
Rejoice, Citizen! Paranoia, the ultimate RPG of the darkly humorous future, is coming back — or it will if you don't mind spending a few Alpha Complex credits on this Kickstarter. The new version of the classic game has been streamlined and modernized for the 21st century, and best of all, it's almost nearly funded!
This Saturday is Free RPG Day, plus there's a a Paranoia bundle, charity auctions, and other gaming deals going on right now. Don't miss these great summer gaming deals.
A lot of our love for tabletop games comes down to nostalgia. A game we played in the 80s might have terrible rules and a hackneyed game world, but we love it all the same. Sadly, many of those classic RPGs are long out of print. Here’s a look at the best of these lost games.
"Imagine a world designed by Kafka, Stalin, Orwell, Huxley, Sartre and the Marx Brothers..."
Would you want to live in a world where human civilization was destroyed, then rebuilt by a computer that only had pop culture as a reference? Probably not. Would you want to play a board game there? Hell yes.
A new day, a new H1N1 conspiracy theory! But this one is special. Ken Welch says on his blog, before treating us to an extremely detailed analysis:
So far, AMC's remake of 1960s weird-fest The Prisoner sounds like it's on the right track — with plenty of trippiness and explosions. Except for one major new element of soap opera. Spoilers below.
Murderous aliens with secret connections to the Russian government ruin an innocent vacation with their cold, emotionless black eyes and hearts in Project Grey. Five friends go on a weekend camping trip, but only one makes it out alive. When the sole survivor is questioned by the government he explains that his…
What happens when Google street view is no longer content with showing incredibly detailed pictures of the outside of your house? This hilarious science fiction video by the Vacationeers follows Google's omni-cam to its most invasive extreme... and of course they posted it on YouTube.
Could this fuzzy little guy be the last hope for manhood? The Alai vole mole has made an evolutionary adaptation that could save human males from extinction, or what scientists call the obsolescence of the Y chromosome.
The All-Seeing Eye in the Sky is watching you, thanks to satellites, wiretaps and "trusted" computers. Or maybe superheroes can hear your every murmur from their private satellite. Feeling paranoid yet? Then you're just in the right frame of mind for Diet Soap, a new zine that aims to channel the wacked-out writing of…