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The adaptation of the video game Mansions of Madness is now an Arkham Horror game • Eurogamer.net

Asmodee Digital’s video game adaptation for the hugely popular Lovecraft-inspired board game series Mansion of Madness has been redesigned and is now being released on Xbox One, PS4, Switch and PC under the banner of a different hugely popular Lovecraft-inspired board game series; Say hello to Arkham Horror: Mom’s Hug. Mansions of Madness: Mother’s Embrace was originally announced in 2018, …

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The left and the right literally speak different languages

Liberals and Conservatives often seem to speak different languages. A new study using artificial intelligence says this is literally true now. Carnegie Mellon University researchers collected more than 86.6 million comments from more than 6.5 million users on 200,000 YouTube videos and then analyzed them using an AI technique typically used for translation between two languages. The researchers found that …

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Darkest Dungeon 2 is going to be 3D and will be available early next year. • Eurogamer.net

Initially available from the Epic Games Store. It’s been well over 18 months since Red Hook Studios unveiled Darkest Dungeon 2, the sequel to its brilliant but brutal Lovecraft-inspired RPG, on the Epic Store next year. The original Darkest Dungeon, released in 2016, put players against an army of Lovecraftian horrors and fought turn-based in numerous trap-infested environments. The biggest …

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Darkest Dungeon will open early access in 2021

Don’t worry, Darkest Dungeon 2 is on its way. Red Hook Studios announced today that the sequel to their strategic dungeon crawling game will be released in early 2021. A new trailer for the gritty strategy series confirms that things are sure to continue to be bleak for your long-suffering group of adventurers. The new trailer “A Glimmer of Hope” …

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Simple software creates complex wood connections

Complex interlocking components mean no tools are needed. Photo credit: Larsson et al. Wood is an attractive building material for both aesthetic and ecological purposes. Constructing useful wooden objects requires complicated structures and ways of joining components. Researchers developed a novel 3D design application to simplify the design process and provide instructions for the milling machine to manufacture the design …

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Devolver Digital buys reputable Sam developer croteam

Devolver Digital has bought the Serious Sam developer Croteam. Devolver Digital announced today that after working together for over a decade, the decision has been made to bring the two companies together. Devolver joked in his announcement blog post that they had decided to get married. Serious Sam 4 screenshots “Croteam and Devolver Digital have been together for so long …

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“Crystals do not woo – I am a convert to their healing powers”

If you’d asked me about crystals a year ago, I would have. Nice to look at, yes, but effective? Under no circumstance. That was until I met Emma Lucy Knowles (@your_emmalucy) clairvoyant, writer, and crystal healer from Victoria Beckham. Feeling a little uncomfortable, I made an appointment with Knowles at her home for a crystal healing session. I had been …

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