Watch this instructional model making video to make miniature plaster tile flooring for war game terrain. Add a thin layer of plaster for a smooth level floor for your game piece or diorama. The layer of plaster simulates concrete as is, or you can etch in tiles while the plas ...more
Want to put some electronics into your terrain piece or diorama? LED lights are great. You can use tiny watch batteries, which are small and efficient. LED lights are cheap, they come in colours, and you can find them in all kinds of broken gadgets. Watch this instructional vi ...more
The UK seems to have become an international hotbed of gamers going wild on society. Last week a British Navy sailor killed his superior officer, which parts of the tabloid media blamed on Grand Theft Auto. Today, a more concretely video game related tale of real life violence ...more
What happens when a person who has never played a building sandbox game tries it for the first time? Reality happens. The harsh reality of human nature. You would think playing with friends in a creation game would be utopia, but in truth it's more like being stuck with people ...more
Everyone has a brown puffle house except you - where to find it? This tutorial shows you how to get the Brown Puffle House in the game Club Penguin. You're also shown a few hints when it comes to the Field Ops, as well.
CityVille Guide So you want to win CityVille, or maybe just pass up your friends? Here are a few simple tips to help get you the results you want! Scroll to the end for charts (you know you love charts!!) This information subject to change at any time. CityVille is a brand ...more
You may be forever blowing bubbles but do you wish that you also had an eternity to pop them? Check out this video tutorial to learn how to hack PetVille to slow the PetVille bubble-popping game to ensure that you're able to pop each and every one (04/03/10). To follow along, ...more
Defeat the Templars in Mission 8 on the Sony PSP and stop the attacks on the safe house. Altair doesn't really catch a break, although the Safe House assault squad comprises only six Templars. Slay them all. For more info, watch the whole gameplay. This is an Assassin's Creed ...more
Make your way through the deadly plantation in L4D2. See the gameplay for Campaign 3: Swamp Fever - Plantation. Gear up and go outside of the safehouse. It will be light out. Mop up any zombies here and head straight ahead, bearing to the left. You will climb a small hill and ...more
Cleaning House: This mission just might be the best one of all. Talk to Antonio, the head of the thieves guild and you'll at first get a cut scene and a memory sync, without having to do anything. Talk to him again, however, and you'll get a mission to identify and kill some t ...more
News : Make Disappearing Furniture Reappear in Our Transforming House Challenge (Plus, Last Week's Maze Winners)
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! I spent the entire day yesterday wandering through and getting incredibly lost in last week's maze creations for the Weekly Challenge. The crafted labyrinth ...more
News : Hidden Staircase, Roller Coaster of Madness, and More: This Week's Staff Choice Award Winners
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! This week, everyone has been so busy working on the Futuristic Creations Weekly Challenge, that there were unfortunately very few entries for the Weekly Sta ...more
10-28 Update Animals Robot Cow - 105xp. Makes Robot Calf Witch Cat - 70xp Building The haunted house that gives candy is now storable, click on it for the option. Haunted Castle - 10x9 units Decorations Raven - 1x1 units Gargoyle Gate - 1x5 Wizard Gnome - 1x1 units ...more
There are no spoilers in this writing, read without worry. Finished Episode 3 of Alan Wake yesterday, impressed by different reasons. I originally bought the game for the possibility of great story, dialogue, and voice acting. That part of the game has been disappointing. Wha ...more
Video game systems are always evolving, and smart gamers like to make sure they have the most recent one. Recently, Microsoft started producing models with a new chip called Jasper, that houses a 65 nm CPU, which runs cooler and uses less power. This model is not clearly label ...more
Here's a group dynamics game to learn Tagalog. The "It" chants Bahay, Baboy, Bagyo (House, Pig, Storm) and sends game participants on a mad scramble of musical chair proportions.
In PetVille, there's a tiny game involving popping some bubbles, and the easiest way to beat this game is to cheat. By simply using Cheat Engine to slow the game down, you can easily have success. Check out this video tutorial to learn how to slow down the Bubble game in PetV ...more
Fatherhood is difficult, especially when you're an octopus. That is the moral of the 2011 IGF Student Showcase winner Octodad, available for free from its website. This hilarious little title was created by a team of interactive media students at DePaul University in Chicago ...more
Age doesn't matter in the world of programming, only skills, and recent high school grad Jack Eisenmann definitely has them. He recently built a homebrew 8-bit computer from scratch, calling it the DUO Adept. A worn television makes up the monitor and speaker system, an old ke ...more
You'll need to have installed Sims 3 already, but this tutorial will show you how to get a special crack for your game that will let you play the game without needing the CD. Ideal if you have more than one person in your house who likes to play Sims 3!
Thursday update Animals Dachshund gives 500xp when bought Forest Horse gives 135xp when bought Buildings German Castle Monopteros Decorations Swan Lake Falcon Ruins, Lamp Post, and Castle Fence Octoberfest!! Animals Black Pied Pig and Alpine Goat Pig hunts white ...more
Time to call up Guinness. Professors of Notre Dame University have supposedly invented the shortest possible game of Monopoly. Over in four turns (that's just nine rolls). Via NPR: "Dan Myers of Notre Dame University talks to Robert Siegel about his claim that he's figured o ...more
There was this game called Mahjong that originated in China, and this game needed four players, and this game involved skill, strategy, calculation, and a little thing called chance, not to mention a few tiles or cards. Well, this game is not a thing of the past, Mahjong is pl ...more
For too long the family refrigerator has had to endure a boring existence. Merely a place to store food and the occasional family photo, its place as an enduring destination for family entertainment has been overlooked for too long! The Homemade Game Guru hosts this video tut ...more
Back in the Super Nintendo days, playing one RPG after the other, memorizing maps and mazes became second nature if you didn't want to look at the mini map or get lost often. I would make it a point to memorize corners and the overall structure of the dungeon or location, so t ...more
This video shows you several tips and strategies for earning large amounts of gold in the game World of Warcraft. Everything here is perfectly legal - it's all about strategy and making good decisions about crafting and in the auction house.
This is a cheat-free tutorial that shows you how to expand your land for your city in the Facebook game CityVille. It's quite easy - now you have more room to build business and houses to keep your city running!
This short tutorial is specially for Minecraft fans who are playing on a Mac. If you want to install savegame files (such as dungeons, houses or mods), this tutorial shows you how you can add them to your game using Mac OSX.
To earn the I am the Keymaster achievement in Fable 3, you will have to find fifty four keys hidden throughout the game. This video shows you how to find the last five keys, which are available in Sunset House and Driftwood.
Hello wizards! Welcome to The Wizard's Spiral! This new blog is about Wizard101. Feel free to post about anything in the Forums, ranging from equipment to Helephants, from castles to Mooshu. If you have any questions or technical problems, go to the forums and open a new threa ...more
Want to port your love of all things Twilight to Sims 3? You can build a replica of the Cullen house as featured in the Twilight film, right in your Sims game! This tutorial shows you exactly how to construct this spacious vampire mansion.
Do you actually play with your miniatures? Well, if you do they probably take a little wear and tear. However most miniatures can be easily repaired. If your model has a pink/blue foam base you can usually repair it with some spray glue and a hidden toothpick brace. With these ...more
Here is one method of making model brickwork and detailing wood for dioramas and miniature game terrain. Carve some light lines into a flat piece of balsa wood and coat it with a thin layer of plaster. This simple trick creates a realistic brickwork effect for miniature dioram ...more
This week's FIGRR is all about games that are old-new (or new-old, if you like) school. Each celebrates a different vital, yet largely taken for granted, aspect of video game history in the decidedly new-school world of indie games. Their titles betray them. Blocks That Matter ...more
Minecraft was first released just a few years ago, but when a paradigm-shifting piece of media comes along the rest of the world is quick to take inspiration from it. The absolutely terrible XBLA knock-off FortressCraft was the first, and last month a much more interesting gam ...more
In this video, we learn how to walk through the flash game "I Remain". First you will go through the main floor and pick up the basement key, which you will use to go into the basement. In here, you will pick up a box of nails and return to the main floor. From here, you will ...more
The Summer themed items are here! Tuesday 8-24 Today they added 2 new buildings, 5 decorations and new mystery game items. New Buildings Roadside Diner Curiosity Shop Decorations New mystery game! Stone Pool Pig Trampoline Kids Playhouse Pool House Pot Belly Pig an ...more
SCRABBLE was invented by Alfred Mosher Butts, an architect in New York, in an attempt to make a word game that combined anagrams and crosswords, which involved chance, luck and a great degree of skill. Together, Butts and game-loving entrepreneur James Brunot, refined the game ...more
While the Wii may be one the most popular console today, many people may be unfamiliar with all the many uses and features of the system. In this step by step guide, learn how to utilize the SD cards or a USB drive with the Wii (which most people are not completely familiar wi ...more
This is a wonderful instructional video on how to play Texas Hold 'em cards game. This video demonstrates the rules very clearly and hence any one who watches this video will quickly learn how to play the Texas Hold 'em game. You can start the game with bet, deal and then you ...more
See how to hack Pet Society from Playfish! Pet Society is the popular online game where you can design and take care of virtual pets. Check out this video tutorial to learn how to fish in Pet Society (11/15/09). Get full details on this hack at Pet Society Living. Descriptio ...more
How to hack Pet Society! Pet Society cheats, tricks, hacks. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to hack poo on Pet Society (09/24/09). Use this 3 in 1 hack -- Flash 9, Poo Bot, and Poo Hack. Download. Needed: Cheat Engine 5.5 Mozilla Firefox Pet Society is a game that can ...more
How to hack Pet Society! Pet Society cheats, tricks, hacks. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to cheat Pet Society: coin hack (09/10/09). 458DE85D8970488B 5D8BC85D89584F8B Rainbow Maker Hack Pet Society is a game that can be played on Facebook. Check Pet society's Fac ...more
How to hack Pet Society! Pet Society cheats, tricks, hacks. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to hack Pet Society for money and rainbow poo (09/14/09). This is thanks to Patiniox. Pet Society is a game that can be played on Facebook. Check Pet society's Facebook app page ...more
How to hack Pet Society! Pet Society cheats, tricks, hacks. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to hack Pet Society money with Cheat Engine (06/24/09). You need Cheat Engine and Flash Player 9. Hex code: 840FFF85C12A0FF2 Pet Society is a game that can be played on Facebo ...more
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To be the best at the Madden NFL video game, you have to be willing to get advice, but not just any old advice... professional advice. To beat everyone, you have to be ruthless and know all of the strategies and gameplay tricks. To master Madden 08, check out this quick, footb ...more
Check out this how to video on carnival games. Some of the local carnies offer tips on how to win the games along the midway at the Lorain County Fair. That doesn't mean you have to go to Lorain though, this applies to all carnival games, including One In Wins, Bust One, The G ...more
The debate over whether video games can be considered art or not has intensified in recent years as games like Braid and Flow have taken the digital aesthetic experience to new heights. These new games are great examples, but there are much older ones that present compelling a ...more
When you grab a video game off the shelves, finding love is probably not your end goal. Most games focus on letting the player shoot guys, order other guys to shoot guys, or build houses. Mass Effect 2 comes closer than most titles to offering virtual romance, but the relation ...more
This German video is amazing. A joyously analog interpretation and deconstruction of the digital gaming experience. Malte Jehmlich is as primitive and inspiring as the the Vanuatu natives who devoted themselves to cargo worship after World War II! Try to imagine. It's 2010 an ...more
I still have hope that this will be a good World Cup... This article aggregates a lot of things that have been said about the World Cup experience this year (South Africa's infrastructure, low scoring games, uninteresting first round match-ups, etc). I've noticed in a few bro ...more
L4D2: The Port Finale The Third Chapter in The Passing is the Port Finale. It's similar to the Dead Center finale, where you have to gather gas cans spread throughout the map and fuel the generator to lower the bridge. The banter between the two groups once you finally meet ...more
L4D2: Chapter two - The Underground "Ok explain something to me, how is an under-the-river tour scenic?" - Nick The second chapter(out of 3) of the Passing DLC is The Underground. The goal is to go though a passage under the river to reach the bridge generator on the other ...more
Spending five days with the game is enough to know it's not to my liking. Is it a horrible MMO? Yes, yes it is. There are better Free to Play MMOs launched years ago that are better than this. As a fan of the Final Fantasy series (I am currently playing and liking Final Fantas ...more
Skyrim really took the cake this year. With its awe-inspiring gameplay, much improved combat and leveling system, and a fresh new look, it's no wonder the game has already received a Game of the Year award. But for hardcore gamers, the fun may be over. You've played the game f ...more
BioShock is one of the best games of all time. It combines FPS gameplay with RPG storytelling and supports multiple systems better than any other game, that much is for sure. And the setting of its amazing story is a place called Rapture, a high-tech libertarian colony at the ...more
This do it yourself robot can be made out of many materials you can find around your house. You'll need a few special non household items, such as an arduino and a class 3 laser. However, once you assemble everything correctly, you can make a sentry robot inspired by the robot ...more
So what's all the fuss about World of Warcraft? I guess the first question would be 'is there a fuss?' and the simple answer is Yes there is, very much so. World of Warcraft now has over 12 million subscribers, it is by far the most popular MMORPG (massively multiplayer onli ...more