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Soft, Breathable, Fashionable: Preorder and Save On Western Rise’s Merino Button-Down

Western Rise is a well-established brand that already makes some of our favorite t-shirts, henleys, pants, and oxford shirts, but even with so many products already out on the market, they still like to launch new products on Kickstarter, at significant preorder discounts. Their latest, the Limitless Merino Wool Shirt…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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This Upcoming USB-C Battery Pack Is Pure, Unabashed Overkill

We at The Inventory consider ourselves pretty well versed on USB battery packs. Dozens of the things have crossed my desk at one point or another, and I’ve written about dozens more. That’s why I’m confident in saying that there’s never been another battery pack like the Zendure SuperTank.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Finally, A Dreamcast Controller Built For Comfort

The original Dreamcast controller is a thing of beauty, but it lacks some of the features and ergonomic design that make modern controllers so pleasant to hold. Accessory maker Retro Fighters’ “Next Gen Dreamcast Controller” brings the classic design up to date. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Saving Songbirds, Killing Pirates, and More in Tabletop Gaming News

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's regular column all about the latest in board game and tabletop releases—focusing on the good genre stuff, though there are always exceptions! So far, it’s been a pretty dry 2019 in the gaming world, which is not really a surprise, considering how we’re now past the holidays and…Read more… […]

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Chasm: The Kotaku Review 

I went into Chasm searching for something that would knock me on my ass. What I found was entertaining, but nothing more. Plenty of secrets, hidden dangers, and mysterious evils lurk deep within Chasm’s side-scrolling labyrinth, which is made lively and vibrant thanks to some truly amazing pixel art. Halfway through…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Kickstarter behind Oddball aims to turn impact into sound

Ever wondered what would happen if a ball could talk? A UK startup has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the “Oddball” that’s aiming to make that a reality — in terms of percussion. The startup has taken a ball about the size of a lacrosse ball and created a pressure-sensitive percussion trigger that turns impact into sounds. […]

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Dr. Horrible Board Game Kickstarter Cancelled Because It Didn’t Get The License

A Kickstarter for a board game adaptation of Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog had looked to be going very well earlier this week, going 4x past its stretch goal in just a matter of days. Slight problem though: the game never had the Dr. Horrible license.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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You Can Now Use Wireless Headphones With Your Nintendo Switch Thanks to This Dongle

If your smartphone of choice has forced you to upgrade to wireless headphones, you probably hate having to swap them out for a corded pair when you want to play your Nintendo Switch with a little privacy. The portable console doesn’t come with Bluetooth, but a tiny dongle called the Genki does, theoretically making it…Read […]

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Binding Of Isaac’s Designer Wants You To Pirate His New Card Game

Two days ago I talked to Edmund and Danielle McMillen over Skype about their Binding of Isaac Card Game. The Kickstarter hadn’t gone live yet. Edmund was uncertain that the Kickstarter would get funded. He talked about internet forum posters who were aggressively saying “no thanks” to the very idea of a board game,…Read more… […]

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Wizard Of Legend Lets You Play As A Magical Jedi

Wizard of Legend is straightforward: go in a room, unleash your awesome spells to kill everything in it, and then collect the spoils before moving onto the next. There’s no armor to upgrade or stats to manage, just a ton of magic-fueled carnage. It’s all very repetitive, but the game’s action feels so satisfying I…Read […]

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