Minnesota Timberwolves basketball is again. Albeit preseason move, the Timberwolves took toward the court docket for a aggressive fixture upon Saturday evening for the to start with period because bowing out of the 2018 playoffs. The Wolves confronted the most difficult consider in just the hoops international towards kick off their period, checking out the reigning winner Golden Place Warriors. Once an pleasurable sport-up, Minnesota finished up scraping earlier mentioned the line with a 114-110 victory.With the Jimmy Butler exchange saga weighing upon the minds of just about every Wolves enthusiast, the sight of the gamers grabbing a demanding-gained gain out upon the hardwood was of course contemporary.Without the need of the All-NBA and All-Defensive personnel member, mind practice Tom Thibodeau commenced Derrick Rose within destination of Butler. The regular suspects Jeff Teague, Andrew Wiggins, Taj Gibson and Karl-Anthony Cities rounded out the line-up It major towards bear in … [Read more...] about Timberwolves 114, Warriors 110: Starting off Off Instantly
Stamp design competition
Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve had some tantalizing rumors and teases that both Riot Games and Blizzard are building something new: Riot’s dangled some questions about maybe making an MMORPG – might it be a League of Legends MMO? – and Blizzard’s outright said it’s returning to the Diablo franchise for multiple projects (one of which is the Switch port announced this morning). Can we hope for an MMO from one of the big studios again – and should we? That’s what we’re pondering in this week’s Massively Overthinking. Do you think either of these companies is actually working on a new MMORPG using an old IP, what might it look like if so, what are they working on if not, and what do you actually want to see happen? Andrew Ross (@dengarsw): On the Diablo side of things, I’m kind of lost. Not just because the franchise does nothing for me, but I can’t imagine multiple games coming from the IP unless … [Read more...] about Massively Overthinking: Would you want to play a League of Legends or Diablo MMORPG?
I’ve been a bit frustrated with Niantic lately. I love some of its ideas, but I watched someone else play Ingress prior to Pokemon GO’s release, and I noticed very similar problems between the two games after release — problems that the company should have noticed and corrected in its followup. Recently I decided to try out the former. Both are totally unintuitive. You have to search the UI for the tutorials, though Ingress’ can be accessed only near objectives. You’re asked to join a faction sooner there than in PoGO and with no context beyond 2-3 sentences. The game throws jargon with little to no context at you throughout the tutorial, making it difficult to follow. I walked around, clicking things and used items that I don’t fully understand, not because I’m too lazy to read but because I wanted to understand a game without consulting google. I saw portals get taken without anyone around me as I stood … [Read more...] about The Soapbox: Why is Pokemon GO still a tech demo?