oregon trail


V.21 No.15 | 4/12/2012

video games

Webgame Wednesday: Organ Trail

Organ Trail could be the greatest game in existence right now. It's basically an exacting recreation of the oooooold school educational game Oregon Trail. Instead of trekking across the country in a covered wagon and fighting off marauding Indians, however, you'll now be trekking across the country in a station wagon fighting off gut-munching zombies. Other than the tweaked setting, it's the same, fondly remembered game so many of us grew up on. And yes, you can still die of dysentery. I got all the way to Portland without losing a single member of my party. (Hint: Save some bullets for the end ... you're gonna need 'em.)

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news

The Daily Word 01.26.11: Local Vigilantes, Dark Matter, Big Bras

The Daily Word

Obama gave his State of the Union speech last night. Here are some highlights, and lowlights.

Local teen vigilantes kick some ass.

Hey ladies, this guy needs a girlfriend.

Farmington man uses homemade receipts to steal $25,000 worth of electronics from Sam's Club.

New bill under consideration would fine motorists for driving too-close to bicyclists.

Could dark matter really be aliens?

Flavor Flav is starting a fried-chicken franchise.

Mark Bittman ends his Minimalist column after 13 years.

You have died of dysentery. The Oregon Trail turns 40.

Is it possible to love a dog enough to pay $35 for a scented candle?

You know what makes me happy? Bras.

Eat This, Not That's six worst coffee drinks.

NASA discovers a loose star.

I don't know, why do storm clouds have flat tops?

Look at these transparent animals.

Happy birthday Bob Uecker!