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Here’s How Long Each Piece Is Likely to Survive In A Game Of Chess

Posted October 21, 2014 by Anonymous

Here's How Long Each Piece Is Likely to Survive In A Game Of Chess

Nobody wants to be “used as a pawn.” But, in truth, pawns have a better chance of survial than knights and queens. Based on data from more than two million master-level tournament games, this chart shows the chances for each chess piece to remain standing until the bitter end.

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Game Review: Super Smash Bros For Nintendo 3DS

Posted October 13, 2014 by Sonya

I recently overheard  my 10 year old talk to his friend about the new  Super Smash Bros. and how he was hoping to get it. WAIT? What? He’s not the type of kid that would ask for anything. He’ll eyeball and take note […]

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Disney Infinity 2.0 Game Review & A Giveaway!

Posted October 8, 2014 by Sonya

How exciting is it for kids (okay, and adults) to be superheroes? Yes, boys AND girls. In the latest game release from Disney Interactive players can immerse themselves into the Marvel universe with familiar characters and exciting adventures. When we […]

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“Netflix For Lego” May Be The Solution To Your Cluttered Home

Posted August 26, 2014 by Anonymous

Kids are very passionate about Lego: when they love it, they really, really love it. And while this often means hundreds of tiny, centimetre by centimetre pieces for you to potentially step on, it also means a lot of creative, […]

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Allan's Perspective

Let’s get to The Source!

Posted July 23, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

A couple of notes about the left and right wing media here in Canada this morning. (By right wing, I mean, of course, Sun News and Sun TV, while left wing is just about everybody else!) Although I don’t hear cries of “hidden agenda” lately, left wing coverage of the Conservatives, and especially Harper, continues […]

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Catharsis comes to gaming

Posted April 21, 2013 by Darren

I’ve been playing video games for 28 years, and I’ve been finishing games for about 25 (those first few Infocom games proved too tricksy for my…

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