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The Curious Case of the Coof

The Curious Case of the Coof

I don’t think I would find much opposition if I stated that 2020 has been a strange year. Maybe strange isn’t the right word for it. For a lot of people perhaps this is the year they finally woke up to understand that things are not what they seem. But for others it...

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The Beast Cometh

The Beast Cometh

The first time I ever remember hearing about an ARG or Alternate Reality Game would have probably been in 2004, prior to the release of Halo 2, the sci-fi space marine game made by Microsoft. I was a huge gamer back then. Even though I was a father by that point, you...

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Populations Bombs, Popcorn and Prophets of Doom

Populations Bombs, Popcorn and Prophets of Doom

I’ve lived smack dab in the middle of flyover country for the better portion of my life. In fact, some people in flyover country especially like to fly over Nebraska. The I-80 corridor has to be one of the longest, most boring stretches of road in the world. If you...

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Pearl Harbor was a Purposeful Pawn in the Game of Power

Pearl Harbor was a Purposeful Pawn in the Game of Power

In 1914 world-champion chess player Frank Marshall wrote a book about his controversial methods and tactics entitled, Marshall’s Chess “Swindles”. In the game, a swindle is a tactic whereby a player who is clearly losing makes a move or set of moves that is a ruse to...

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