Updated: October 31, 2014 3:07:59 PM MDT
 
 
 
  • Second Story Garage: Gipsy Moon - 10/31/2014 09:10 AM MDT
  •  
    (Courtesy image)
    Video gamesRocky Mountain Gamer: Two good video games — for adults only

    10/30/2014 08:15 AM MDT
    "Bayonetta 2" and "The Evil Within" have great gameplay, but they're excessively violent. 
    Full Story
    NIXON: GamerGate - Militant fan overreactions won't help industry
    10/21/2014 09:05 PM MDT - Gaming found itself at the forefront of several international news outlets this past week, shining light onto some of the darker aspects of the culture. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: Will 'Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor' revolutionize video games?
    10/16/2014 03:13 PM MDT - Every once in a while a game comes along with a feature so revolutionary it's destined to be copied by other games for years to come. In "Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor" that feature is the Nemesis system.  Full Story

    Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors
    10/14/2014 09:42 PM MDT - Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs? Silicon Valley's biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: It's all fun and (video) games — until someone gets hurt
    10/09/2014 08:49 AM MDT - Once a niche hobby, video games have gone mainstream, leaving many enthusiasts resentful of what they perceive as interlopers in their midst. This perception has led to a reprehensible situation meant to tear down gamers and gaming professions that don't fit the white male stereotype. And the most popular target has been women Full Story

    Words From a Nerd: Burned-out on bleeps and bloops
    10/08/2014 02:15 PM MDT - The rhythm game is a genre that seems to have died out in the last five years or so, undoubtedly beaten to death with plastic guitar- and drum-shaped peripherals. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: Nintendo's latest 3DS game is a 'Smash'
    10/02/2014 12:18 PM MDT - Despite the fact the characters are too small, "Super Smash Bros." is such a compelling series because of all the tiny details Nintendo has put into it. Regardless of the mode you choose, the characters, backgrounds and power-ups come to life, which is the most you can ask of any game. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: 'Disney Infinity' is costly, but it's also a Marvel
    09/19/2014 01:35 PM MDT - Disney Interactive Studios is about to drop a new game, "Disney Infinity (2.0 Edition)" with 28 new characters, three new Play Sets and a whopping 82 new Power Discs, releasing in phases between now and early 2015. And, best of all, this year's batch focuses on Marvel Super Heroes. But it comes with a price. Full Story

    Word From a Nerd: Exploding growth of 'Minecraft'
    09/16/2014 09:10 PM MDT - 'Minecraft" is probably the most recent and most gargantuan gaming phenomenon that I chose to sit on the sidelines for. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: Decide your own 'Destiny' in online shooter
    09/11/2014 08:40 AM MDT - "Destiny" aims to take the sci-fi themes and action that made the "Halo" series so popular and transform it into an experience like none other. Full Story

    College FootballCU football: Time for Buffs to rise and shine

    CU seeks to end trend of slow starts in early

    Two weeks ago in Colorado's loss to USC, the Trojans threw two touchdown passes before Buffs quarterback Sefo Liufau had his first completion.

    Last week in a loss to UCLA, the Buffs began the game with four punts and an interception while the Bruins were establishing a 17-0 lead.

     
    Full Story
    College FootballCU football: Time for Buffs to rise and shine

    CU seeks to end trend of slow starts in early

    Two weeks ago in Colorado's loss to USC, the Trojans threw two touchdown passes before Buffs quarterback Sefo Liufau had his first completion.

    Last week in a loss to UCLA, the Buffs began the game with four punts and an interception while the Bruins were establishing a 17-0 lead.

     
    Full Story
    (Paul Aiken / Daily Camera )
    Second Story Garage: Gipsy Moon

    If you set out to describe the spirit of the town of Nederland to someone who's never been there, you'd do worse than to simply play the music of Gipsy Moon, a band that was born in Nederland and that seems to translate the town's free-spirited, high-country, homespun, loose-fitting creativity into music. Full Story