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Eastern Philosophy in Ping Pong the Animation

The Vinegar Tasters

Before I begin this article, I’ll try to give the uninitiated a crash course in the “Big 3″ East Asian philosophies: Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism. 1,308 more words

Assorted crackers and ramblings

I’ve never attempted making crackers or crispbreads before. If I’m honest I’ve always been a fan of those ‘Biscuits for Cheese’ boxes, the ones from Carrs or Jacobs with assorted crackers, that you only ever seem to buy at Christmas. 616 more words


You Should Be Watching: Ping Pong the Animation

In case you aren’t, let me tell you why you should. We’ll use bullet points, nobody can get confused with those!

I was born in the year of the Magnavox Odyssey.

The Magnavox Odyssey was the first commercial video game console. Released in August 1972, it was designed by Ralph Baer, who in 1966 (when England won the world cup, insert big smile here and think of the words “they think it’s all over…”) began prototyping and by 1968 he had a working model, known as the Brown Box. 318 more words


Smash it Up: Pong is now in Smash Bros?!

I’m sorry, I was going to put the new character article first, but some things HAVE to be said first.

Assist Trophies appear in Smash Bros as small capsules that break once picked up. 344 more words

Smash Bros

10 Creators of Well Known Games

We all have a favourite game right? And a lot of us wonder who created it. And that’s the reason I’m here. To tell you what your favourite game creator is. 58 more words


A stroll down toy memory lane...

A few weeks ago, my family took a 2 hour car trip to our nearest capital city. Four kids, aged between 4 and 10 cooped up in a car for 2 hours. 541 more words