Archive | fandom

New For Honor Bot ‘TheeLizardWizard’ Pays Tribute To A Player Who Died

Fatmooch69 has spent the last couple weeks searching for a bot in For Honor. The AI in question is a Raider, one of the game’s two-handed axe wielding vikings, called TheeLizardWizard. Fotmooch69 has enlisted other Reddit users to help him, asking them to share screenshots if they ever encounter it. That’s because…Read more… Continue Reading […]

Continue Reading

Warner Bros. Is Starting to Crack Down on Harry Potter Fan Events

Without much in the way of officially-sanctioned Harry Potter conventions, fans of the wizarding world have spent years running their own cons celebrating J.K. Rowling’s beloved book and film series—but that’s starting to change, thanks to a new crackdown being enforced by Warner Bros.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

No Man’s Sky Players Are Volunteering To Be Space Cops

As No Man’s Sky players gear up for Next, the big update coming in July, they’re readying their communities to welcome new players. For some, that means making new shareable farms and laying out community guidelines. For others, it means creating an intergalactic police force.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

It Used To Be Perilous To Write Fanfiction

Fanfiction is hardly a new phenomenon, but that doesn’t always mean it was safe to write. For a time, in certain fandoms, writing fanfiction could get you a letter from a lawyer. Now, however, the internet has given fandom enough leverage to allow the dubiously legal practice of writing about other people’s characters…Read more… Continue […]

Continue Reading

Overwatch Ships Are All About Filling In The Blanks

Ever since Brigitte was introduced as a new hero for Overwatch, some fans have been excitedly shipping her with D.va, in a pairing called Mekamechanic. We don’t know a lot about Brigitte, but that’s part of what makes this pairing work: Fans can just make it up as they go along.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

Continue Reading

Lord of the Rings Fanfiction Did What the Books Couldn’t 

In 2001, when the first Lord of the Rings movie came out, no one anticipated how big a hit the cinematic adaptations of J. R. R. Tolkien’s books would be. These movies exploded. Some people loved the lore. Some were into Peter Jackson’s directing. And some simply thought that Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen and Orlando…Read […]

Continue Reading