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College Student Found The Perfect Gamer To Win $6,000 From

When 22-year-old Nate Danziger booted up Cordial Minuet, he wasn't sure what to expect. Cordial Minuet, a psychological puzzler from designer Jason Rohrer, asks people to use their own money. You only need a few dollars to start, but it's still real money! Danziger discovered Cordial Minuet because he loved The Castle… » 1/09/15 1:20pm 1/09/15 1:20pm

This Game Makes You Want to Kill Thieves—and Become One, Too

You’ve got a nice family, a decent amount of square footage and a nice little bundle of cash saved up. Of course, you want to protect it. But, somewhere out there is someone with all the same things and, with the right planning, you can keep all (or most) of the things in your home and steal his stuff. You’re smart… » 7/22/13 5:00pm 7/22/13 5:00pm

The Sneezing Radio, the Human Avatar Machine, the Menstruation Harness and Other Awesome Museum Pieces

We expect objects to talk to us. That's the core concept of the excellent exhibition Talk to Me running now, through November 7 at New York's Museum of Modern Art. If you are interested in video games, radios that sneeze, Rubik's Cubes for the blind or any of the many other ways. » 7/27/11 6:00pm 7/27/11 6:00pm

Artistic Saturday Timewaster: Estamos Pensando

Kotakuite Daniel Novais sent me an email this past week, asking me to take a look at his "little short artsy game" called Estamos Pensando » 11/01/08 4:30pm 11/01/08 4:30pm (Portuguese for 'We Are Thinking'). Inspired in part by Jason Rohrer's , is a sweet, sad, and polished little game. Daniel said that he's now trying to work on something a little…