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38 Studios debt to be partially repaid with bloody sock

In 2004, Curt Schilling ignored his doctor's advice and hobbled to the pitcher's mound with a wounded right ankle to win Game Two of the World Series, clenching the second of four straight victories against the St. Louis Cardinals and proving that the Curse of the Bambino had run its course. T...

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Curt Schilling might pay back debt by selling baseball memorabilia

Curt Schilling is most recently famous for failing spectacularly at using loans from Rhode Island and investors to create a Kingdoms of Amalur MMO. As the founder of the now-bankrupt 38 studios and someone who personally guaranteed some $12 million worth of loans related to the studio, Schillin...

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Win a trip to Turbine by making a LotRO fifth anniversary fan video

With the fifth anniversary of Lord of the Rings Online a little over a week away, Turbine has sprung a most excellent contest to reward the hardiest Hobbits and most fanatical Fellowshippers in the community. By creating and submitting a fan video, one lucky player will win a trip to visit Turbin...

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The Perfect Ten: The sadistic shopper's list for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

With the holiday shopping season upon us, gamers are hot for great deals and cheap entertainment. As my wife's logic goes, if something is 80% off, you buy it, even if you didn't really want it in the first place. It's the principle of the thing, an automatic 80% dose of smug satisfaction at being ...

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Anti-Aliased: End of line

Yeah, it's exactly what you think it is. It's one of those columns where the writer announces that she's packing up and moving out. It's a column where the writer talks about how she's been here for two years and 199 days, and has written over 1,018 posts that have included over 534,580 words. It's...

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PAX East 2010: What'd we think?

The first-ever Penny Arcade Expo East event has come and gone, and most gaming fans are interested to know how successful it was in the eyes of the attendees. With the popularity boom of PAX Prime (in Seattle since 2004), porting the expo to the east coast only made sense. But did Boston have what ...

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[Updated] Meet up with the Massively staff at PAX East, win prizes

If you're in Boston next week for PAX East and you suddenly find yourself shirtless, we may be able to help. We'll be giving away Massively t-shirts at the expo throughout the weekend of March 26th - 28th, and you can bet we'll be having some fun while doing it. We'll have two contests involving...

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Win a trip to dine with Turbine

If you're a European fan of Lord of the Rings Online, Play.com has a special new promotion just for you to help celebrate the second anniversary of the game. From now until May 17th, you can enter to win a free trip from London to Boston to visit the birthplace of LotRO. A lucky winner and a frien...

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Cinemassively: Re-Imagining Boston City Hall Plaza Using Second Life

In 2007, a group of students from Emerson College entered Second Life for a project. Under a pilot program, Hub2, in Boston, to recreate Boston's City Hall Plaza. In an event on December 13th, they will be presenting the Mayor's office with the keys to their virtual city. Their City Hall has long be...

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Exhibition teaches youth about WoW, Second Life

If you're in the American Northeast and you love games, you might be interested to know that the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is hosting an exhibition about the role computer games have played in New England's economic development, and that said exhibit includes coverage of MMOs. This is all part...

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