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Un naufrago 2.0 sbarca su un'isola fatta a blocchi: arriva il romanzo di Minecraft

Anche nell’era digitale ci si può immaginare un moderno Robinson Crusoe alle prese con la quotidiana lotta alla sopravvivenza su un’isola deserta. E l’isola non sarebbe fatta di sabbia e alberi, ma di tanti blocchetti colorati da assemblare per creare strumenti e costruire rifugi. 229 more words

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Minecraft in 2016

As we all know, Minecraft was a pretty big deal when it first got it’s official release. When version 1.0 came out, it was go time and it was already viral at that point. 935 more words

Gaming Posts

Cinema Purgatorio 5 (August 2016)

The movie fan in me resents Moore’s title for the Cinema Purgatorio story–The Time of Our Lives, just because it reminds me of… 320 more words

Garth Ennis

HS football: Hamilton SE hangs on to hand Westfield its first loss

WESTFIELD — Entering Friday’s contest against Westfield, a potent Hamilton Southeastern offense averaged 30.5 points through four games. Westfield’s stingy defense, meanwhile, had only allowed opponents an average of eight points per game. 561 more words


Be true to your subject (and other good advice)

Ask Arden

I’m currently reading It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be by the late Paul Arden (1940-2008). It’s one of those books I’ve had for a couple of years and never got round to reading (The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks—I resorted to the audiobook—and How to Change the World by John-Paul Flintoff are amongst them). 339 more words


High school football: Five players to watch for Week 5

Friday marks the midway point of the high school football season. We’re starting to get a good idea of the top teams, and players, as we head into the home stretch and into sectional play. 378 more words


Book Review: World War Z - An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks

Ah, film adaptations from novels. Sometimes I’m guilty of watching them before buying the books. Case in point: Lord of the Rings (which turned out to be my favourite book series of all time), the Shawshank Redemption and The Hunger Games. 1,209 more words