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Kickstarter of the Week: Shadowgate

“The last thing that you remember is standing before the wizard Lakmir as he gestured wildly and chanted in an archaic tongue. Now you find yourself staring at an entryway which lies at the edge of a forest.”

So begins the legend of Shadowgate, the grandaddy of all ‘point and click’ fantasy adventure games – a title that paved the way for a host of fantasy games to follow. In Shadowgate, you move from room to room through the labyrinths of the living castle, confronting the devilish denizens and confounding the fiendish traps laid by the Warlock Lord. Your quest is to fulfill an ancient prophecy by gathering various objects of power along with three ancient artifacts...

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Sometimes we get lucky and make just the right connections and end up having a ball with a new review. That was the case when we met the folks over at Rifit. Rifit is a brand new product, recently launched at Stan Lee’s Comikaze. In fact, they’ve actually partnered with Stan Lee’s Sportsball World, an upcoming game app. We were lucky enough to be sent not only the standard version of the Rifit but also some of the really cool Stan Lee Sportsball World characters.

Still no idea what a Rifit is? Well, that’s probably because I haven’t told you. Since it’s easier to show you than tell you, check out this really cool video:

Roger, who agreed to be my testing partner, was super excited when we opened the box...

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World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

Mists of Pandaria is the latest expansion for Blizzard’s powerhouse World of Warcraft.  With this
expansion comes:

Level cap raised to 90

New zones to explore

A new playable race, the Pandaran

A new player class – the Monk

New dungeons and raids

New achievements

A new pet battling system

The Pandarans are Panda like creatures. The males are large and remind me of the Kung Fu Panda.  I was not sure how I would feel about a “fluffy” toon, but I must say, they are fun.  Despite their size they move very gracefully and give a distinct Asian theme to the game.

The new class, the Monk, is a very versatile class. Monks are a hand-to-hand specialists and can only wear leather. Despite this they are tough...

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