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21 Ways The Oregon Trail Traumatized You As A Child

These are hilarious and true.  As I grew older, though, I grew increasingly adept at the game, to the point where I’d be arriving in the Willamette Valley with a full wagon and immaculately clad, thriving family.  Greenhorn no more! 21 Ways The Oregon Trail Traumatized You As A Child.

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http://forums.3dgamers.com/showthread.php?t=8828 This roundup of hateful claptrap is being passed around as an Andy Rooney rant. While I’m no great fan of Rooney, he’s always appeared to me to be more of a grumpy curmudgeon than a misanthropic jerk. It’s a fine line, generally only recognisable to those of the former persuasion, amongst whom I cast […]

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Police fight crime with games News – PlayStation 2 – Page 1 | Eurogamer.net

http://www.eurogamer.net/article.php?article_id=62504 I like hearing innovative (or deceptively simple, in this case) ideas for far-reaching problems. Our rather staid and traditional politicans and police forces combat rising crime with weak handgun legislation and calls for more cops on the beat. What a difference from Edinburgh, where the police have simultaneously halved the teen crime rate, made […]

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Game abuse strikes back

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3XJDAmp9JM A surprise for those who abuse in-game characters… This is pretty funny.

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Play Infocom Adventures Online

http://www.xs4all.nl/~pot/infocom/ Thumbs-down not for the Infocom games, which I know are very popular with gigantic nerds, but for me. 20+ years after I was stymied by my first text adventure game, I STILL can’t figure these things out. Clearly I am not the person you want leading any kind of expedition or escape plan.

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http://www.classicgaming.com/rotw/otrail.shtml It’s almost as old as I am, but damned if I haven’t lost the better part of two weekends to my old friend The Oregon Trail. Unlike my childhood self, however, I know OWN this game (in the PWND, not legal, sense of the word). 20 years of practice means I can arrive at […]

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http://spunkykitty.com/index.php?cPath=1 Somebody buy me a damn panda hat. Spunkykitty’s stuff is so cute!

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NINTENDO chair-UPDATE – DONE! – HOME SWEET HOME

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=34545.0 Super-cool and super-crafty chair mod. (*jealous seethe*)

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Urban Dictionary: Define Your World

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