Easy access to paint programs has unleashed a torrent of what-if 8-bit imaginary retro video game awesomeness where time-slipped console development meets films from the past, present and future. Personally, I’d like to see a Super Nintendo THX-1138—which would certainly be less ridiculous than the SNES Home Alone cartridge—but I guess I’ll have to do that one up myself. What I did find out was that there were these clever mock-ups, one of which is actually real. Which one?
Move or Die
Customer-friendly game hits the right chords
Cooking game makes for hot competition
Night in the Woods
Rivals of Aether
DROOLing over Thumper
Bring On the Noobs
Global Game Jam: not just for veterans
Pro or Con?
Friday, Jan 8: Sixth Annual Comic Con
The Daily Word on gentrification, New Horizons, and Dan Webster
The widow of Robin Williams reveals new information about his pre-mortem state.
A free place to live and get paid to play video games is coming to ABQ, to the excitement of many.
NASA's deep space probe New Horizons has passed Pluto and is steering toward our future.
Donald Trump's new book is, as expected, full of fluff and stuff.
A new app puts modern medicine at new doctors fingertips.
The Daily Word in Breaking Bad pizza, iPhone hacking and court-mandated circumcision
Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 11,
and the New Mexico senate has killed an anti-union bill,
Sandia Labs is trying to hack into your iPhone,
Breaking Bad fans keep throwing pizzas on some lady’s NE Heights home,
video game designers still don’t know how boobs work,
members of the University of Oklahoma’s SAE fraternity are sorry for being so racist,
and a Florida woman is running from the law because she doesn’t want her 4-year-old son circumcised.
Have a great day!
New Mexico's Least-impressive Legend
The end of the first video game boom and E.T.’s final home
The Daily Word in Levi Chavez, water-swiping Texans and Sarah Palin redux
The recent rains mean that the National Forests aren't quite as likely to catch on fire if you camp in them. But you're still not allowed to do it yet.
Something something Levi Chavez trial something!
The Texans are coming for your water.
Behold, the strange and convoluted saga of the worst video game in the world! And charity marathon!
Sarah Palin is planning on running for senate.
Australia is spying on phone records too. But for really important reasons, like catching litterbugs.
You should be ashamed for giving up on Catch-22 after only 20 pages, but hey, at least you're not alone. Goodreads presents a graphic of the most commonly abandoned books.
The Daily Word in dead pigs, hobbit holes and Duplos.
A deadly marine killed two.
Crime didn’t pay for some crafty bank burglars.
Mathmatics of mosh pit motion mimics molecular movement.
Why must there always be dicks in video games?
An airship club that might have existed continues to puzzle scholars. (Warning: long story.)
Until someone does this with Duplos, you’ll have to make do with hidden Lego photographs.
I feel sorry for those 16,000 dead Chinese pigs.
I want a hobbit house bonsai tree.
Thieves stole the battery and tires from a crashed vehicle with the victim inside it.
They shoot horses, don’t they?
Happy birthday William Shatner.
The Daily Word in BP, poorest president and Pong
BP's looking at a $4.5 billion fine and criminal charges against staff members.
The gap between rich and poor in New Mexico is the widest in the nation.
Pit bull terriers killed a Chihuahua and sent her owner to the hospital.
Debbie O'Malley might remain on the Council and take a seat on the County Commission.
Remember when 48 women training for the military said they'd been sexually assaulted or harassed by their instructors? The Air Force has a weird solution: Trainees must have a wingman all the time.
Nonstop flights from Albuquerque to New York.
FBI investigates death threats against the guy holding the coyote-killing contest in Los Lunas.
The poorest president in the world. "If you don't have many possessions, then you don't need to work all your life like a slave to sustain them."
Violence escalates in Gaza and Israel. Rockets kill 15 Palestinians and three Israelis.
Louisiana governor is the first Republican to denounce Mitt Romney's notion that he lost the election because President Obama gave gifts to minorities and youth.
5-Hour Energy shot-like drink blamed for 13 deaths.
Colorado Visitors Bureau plans NOT to capitalize on legal recreational marijuana.
Science looks at rappers' brains to find the basis of improvisation.
Pong is 40-years-old and no one has topped it, says this guy.
How to become as observant as Sherlock Holmes. (Also, "Sherlock," the BBC miniseries available on Netflix instawatch, is dope.)