This man’s Twitter joke about making a soccer game escalated hilariously

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LONDON — There are plenty of football games in this world made by people who know a lot about the sport, but there’s always been a tragic shortage of football games made by people without a clue.

Until now, that is.

British game developer Dan Marshall — a man with a self-proclaimed lack of interest in football — has turned a simple Twitter joke into an actual working football game.


It all started in early April.

Things quickly escalated from there.

As the weeks progressed, Kickmen was born.

Soon there was even a trailer.

At this stage, Marshall is on to the finer details.

“I have no interest whatsoever in football, it passes me by completely,” Marshall told Mashable. “I’ve picked up some bits and bobs over the years because, well, I’m not a complete idiot, but I’m being gleefully flippant with what I know in order to make the game better.” Read more…

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A ‘Mario Kart’ Drinking Game? Shell Yeah!

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For decades, Mario Kart has tested friendships with ruthless competition and turtle shells. Despite being “just a game,” the truth is that we’ve all felt a little exaggerated rage over losing first place to a frickin’ banana peel.

Now that Mario Kart 8 has officially released on Wii U, it’s time for another dose of borderline unhealthy competition

To alleviate some of the stress you felt as a kid in the ’90s, we decided to spike the game — no, not like the blue Koopa shell, but with some (responsible) adult fun.

Ready? Here we go!

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‘Game of Thrones’ Super Mario Mashup Will Have You Humming in 8-Bit

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Brace yourself, two entertainment Houses are about to collide in an epic mashup.

The Shy Guys and Goombas of “Super Mario World” take a page out of Game of Thrones by raising their banners to the HBO show’s theme song. As the tune plays in the background, in all its 8-bit glory, you will be reminded of a series far bloodier than the game you played on Nintendo.

If there were to be a television series based on Mario and company, we’d want this to be the opening credits. But based on prior live-action Mario attempts, we’re not sure if we want to see that any time soon. Read more…

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You Know Nothing, ‘Game of Thrones’ Fan — So HBO Launches Interactive Guide

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A new interactive Game of Thrones guide from HBO has arrived to clear up any confusion you may have about Westeros, Essos, their inhabitants, their houses and more.

HBO launched the guide just days before the show’s April 6 season four premiere, and for those of you who aren’t completely caught up, the guide has nifty spoiler filters.

Point being: Study up before a Wilding says something like this to you:

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In all seriousness, though, the guide lets you explore maps, characters, specific episodes, videos and appendices full of facts about gods, rebellions and historical tidbits. Read more…

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T. Harv Eker: Millionaire Mind Intensive – The Inner Game

Watch T. Harv Eker share the secret psychology of wealth principles that completely transformed his life. This is a part of the Millionaire Mind Intensive pr…
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The 8 Most Common Video Game Characters

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In case you haven’t been paying attention, heads up: Video games are improving. Their visual quality, physics engines and plots have advanced to a point that was unimaginable even just a few years ago. But their characters — well, some of them could use some ironing out.

We created this illustrated guide to the characters we seem to meet time after time, game after game. We love them, hate them and have witnessed them die disturbingly often. We control their fates like we control their movements: recklessly and selfishly. Trust us, we know them when we see them.

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