Home • PC Game News • 22 Alice O'Connor News Editor 4th December 2019 / 3:49PM Have you ever looked at your computer table with its keyboard, mouse, monitor, gamepad, and mousemat and thought “These are some nice lumps of gaming plastic, but what if I had dozens more and they were tiny?” For you, reader dear, our corporate family at Gamer Network today formally launched Dicebreaker, a new site and YouTube channel dedicated to covering tables in slabs of cardboard, sheets of paper, dice, counters, and wee plastic people. Apparently they use these to play board games, RPGs, card games, and that? It’s like they’ve never heard of Tabletop Simulator. Led by editor-in-chief Matt Jarvis, the Dicebreaker gang includes Johnny Chiodini, Alex Meehan, Michael Whelan, Sara Elsam, and Alex Lolies. You might know some of them from other Gamer Network sites or around the Internet. They’ve been warming up for a few months with YouTube videos … [Read more...] about Dicebreaker is a new tabletop gaming site from our corporate siblings
While harmful business practices revealed by the SEC lawsuit and recent Congressional hearings make the heads of Goldman Sachs seem infected with a particularly virulent strain of greed. But it might be only the scale of their payouts that distinguishes their alleged wrongdoing from how the rest of us behave. They were simply over-expressing a universal drive shared by all mankind, albeit in an environment that encouraged such behavior, experts say.Greed occurs when the natural human impulse to collect and consume useful resources like food, material wealth or fame overwhelms the constraints that maintain the social ties in a group, said Andrew Lo, an MIT professor who researches the relationship between neuroscience and economics.When a person acquires resources, chemicals are released in the brain that cause the sensation of pleasure. Greed is simply the addiction to that release, Lo told Life’s Little Mysteries.“When we succeed, we feel good. When we gather resources, we … [Read more...] about What Causes Corporate Greed?
TirunelveliFollowing large-scale complaints on stray cattle menace, Tirunelveli Corporation on Sunday swung into action and impounded a total of 83 stray cattle.City residents have been complaining about the increasing road accidents due to stray cattle, and a section of residents were peeve over inaction of the the Corporation officials in certain areas, especially in Melapalayam. On Sunday, the officials impounded cattle from Melapalayam Ambasamudram Road, Netaji Road, Anna Street, Thiruvananthapuram Road and Kokkirakulam Road. Later, the impounded cattle were taken to the cowshed at Ettezhuththu Perumal Temple. Since the commencement of the north-east monsoon, the increasing stray cattle menace has been causing fatal accidents and has so far claimed five lives in Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi districts. As a mark of protest, recently, even the cadre of Social Democratic Party of India caught the bulls and cows standing and roaming in Melapalayam.Corporation officials said that in the … [Read more...] about Tirunelveli Corporation impounds 83 stray cattle
Still slip slidin’ away Re: “Denver streets, still icy days after storm, frustrate drivers,” Nov. 30 news story I live near 13th and Monaco, both main thoroughfares through the city , and the streets were so bad on Friday that going a short distance to my volunteer job was a nightmare. I avoided side streets altogether and it still was a harrowing experience just going a few short miles. Something needs to be done to clear our streets of snow and ice so that getting around is not a life-threatening ordeal. Laura Porter, DenverTo the public servants who spent their Thanksgiving week plowing roads, clearing rock slides, managing road closures and detours, and cleaning up accidents: You are too often underappreciated and your work to keep our roads safe and passable is taken for granted. Yet, you will be back out there the next time you are needed, regardless of what day, night, weekend or holiday it is. Kathy Meacham, Golden I am a frequent visitor to Denver and I have … [Read more...] about Letters: Still slip slidin’ away; Curse these corporations; Allard was a good senator (12/3/19)
Home • Guides • Minecraft • 13 A plethora of games to scratch that same Minecraft itch Ollie Toms Guides Writer 16th October 2019 / 12:06PM There have been a great many games like Minecraft over the past decade. Which is to be expected, because who wouldn’t want to capitalise on the runaway mainstream success of the decade, and the best-selling video game of all time? There are many things that are very special about Minecraft, and remain more or less unmatched even ten years later; but we’ve done our very best to condense all that specialness down into a simple list of six criteria, and from there, we’ve compiled our list of the 16 best games like Minecraft out there right now. Some of these games you might look at and think, “But Ollie, my dear fellow! You must be crazy! This game looks nothing like Minecraft!” Bear with me, and I’ll explain exactly why each game on this list has earned its place there. Each of … [Read more...] about Games like Minecraft – 16 best games like Minecraft from the past ten years