Edge of Darkness – Kickstarter

Edge of Darkness is the third Card Crafting Game from Alderac Entertainment Group designed by John D. Clair. Edge of Darkness combines Card Crafting, Worker Placement, shared deck-building, and a whole new Threat Challenge system in a medium-weight euro-style board game of 60 to 120 minutes for 1 to 4 players. Available on Recess Games.

X-Wing Hyperspace Trials

The Hyperspace Trials are the broadest level of X-Wing competition that lead to the game’s World Championship. Large events held at qualified retailers, these Hyperspace Trials allow you to meet and compete with players from throughout your region, and—with an invitation to the World Championship on the line—you’ll enjoy a level of competition that’s a step up [read more] …

Casual Games Help You Unwind and Relax

RealNetworks, the leading developer, publisher and distributor of casual games, announced research findings that demonstrate U.S. adults who play “casual” games for a quick mental break. Sixty four percent of respondents cited game play as a way to unwind and relax, while 53 percent play for stress relief. Real is providing new details about the [read more] …

What Star Wars Means to Me

My Father, Dad, had three loves movies, sports and frugality. During the warmer months, we would go to the drive-in movies. One of his favorites was Shankweiler’s where I remember watching “Bambi” and my first memory of that theater was of my brother crying when Bambi’s mother was shot. Another was the Boulevard Drive-In where [read more] …

Suggestions To Fix The US Government

The largest piece of tax anyone should pay is the “Local Tax”, then “State Tax” and final “Federal Tax”. It is not the current system. Currently the “Federal” taxes and various federal agencies decide how much “State” and “Local” is returned in form of requests, programs and grants. The focus has never been the local, [read more] …

Trump’s Failure Will Be His Need for “Yes Men”

Nothing undermines President Trump’s effectiveness like “Yes Men”. Trump’s ego is too big to be a civil servant and likes to be coddled by his staff, cabinet and appointed personnel. He wants information that reflects positively on himself and nothing too elaborate. When you are a “Yes Man” the fear expressing dissent is real. Which we have [read more] …

Contact Your Congressional Member With Retro Technology

Question: How does the congressional member handle the influx of constituents calling in for their opinion on legislative bill? Answer: The congressional office turn off their phones or switchboard. We all have spare time in our days to make phone calls to Capitol Hill in DC. When constituents who want to voice their opinion to those who [read more] …

Beachheads Members Dangerous to Democracy

While hundreds of lifelong Federal employees are handed pink slips Trump’s administration” is filling it with Beachhead Member. “Beachhead members will get badges just like any other federal employee and begin to take over the agencies,” said Max Stier, president and CEO of the nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service, which advises incoming administrations on transitions. [read more] …

OJ Simpson Elected Trump

Before OJ Simpson trial fads, music, books, news and even basic culture moved at the speed of years.  Something simple as popular music traveled from the coasts towards the rest of the continental United States took a few years. I grew up on the east coast with New York and Philadelphia access by public transportation. [read more] …

Svengoolie is the New Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple was not just any movie star; was all the rage through the depression.  Miss Shirley Temple was more popular than William Powell, Carole Lombard and Joan Crawford. Why? The Great Depression that audiences flooded the cinema by the millions to see her movies. One of the highest-grossing stars of the day, with films [read more] …

Attention Business Owners :: You Must Verify Your Employees

Beginning Jan. 22, 2017, employers must use the 11/14/2016 N version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to verify the identity and work eligibility of every new employee hired after Nov. 6, 1986, or for the reverification of expiring employment authorization of current employees (if applicable). This date is found on the lower left hand corner of [read more] …

Mary Richards Almost Was a Divorcée

When the creative team behind The Mary Tyler Moore Show was originally brainstorming the concept, they envisioned Mary Richards as a recently divorced 30-year-old who had moved to a new apartment and needed to find a job after her husband had left her. CBS network researchers warned series co-creator Allan Burns that there were four things viewers [read more] …

Naughty or Nice – Best and Worst Behaviors of the 2016

Toluna Quicksurveys today released the findings of their annual Naughty and Nice behaviors survey. The survey took a look back at the best – and worst behaviors of the year. 1,000 consumers were polled.  Skip and go to infographic Naughty or Nice in 2016? Political Pettiness The Nice: 50% did not react negatively to politics this [read more] …

I Was Raised To Be A Bigot

My mother raised me to be a submissive, uneducated, ignorant, bigoted female. I was not allowed to have friends, unless they held the same doctrinal beliefs. My mother and her friends openly condemned those who did not have our beliefs. They taught me verbally and by example to be the same way. I was not [read more] …

Sex in the City and 2016 US Elections

What does the television show “Sex and the City” have in common with the 2016 US Presidential Election? “Sex and the City” is a series which follows sex columnist, Carrie Bradshaw, and her three friends — Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda — explore Manhattan’s dating scene, chronicling the mating habits of single New Yorkers. US Presidential Election [read more] …

A Pitch for to Use LGBTPQ

LGBT or GLBT is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. In use since the 1990s, the term is an adaptation of the initialism LGB, which was used to replace the term gay in reference to the LGBT community beginning in the mid-to-late 1980s. Activists believed that the term gay community did not accurately represent all those to whom it referred. Here is my reasoning we should start [read more] …

Good God Get a Grip Goodman

John Goodman, “She [Kristen Wiig] was talking to somebody else, and I was just – I think she’s so great, and the social barriers broke down and I interrupted the conversation. “… and she goes, ‘yeah, I’ll talk to you in a minute.’” Because of her not stopping the conversation and for her not giving [read more] …

The Greek 20 Sided Dice

In ancient Greece, board games where very popular, especially among the philosophers and their pupils. Plato once said “You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation”. the Acropolis of Athens ancient Greeks used to play board games. They used to roll the dice and play [read more] …