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    gamesRocky Mountain Gamer: Improvements abound in 'Final Fantasy XII'

    Character-driven Square Enix release plays out like political drama
    08/11/2017 08:46 AM MDT
    While the PS4 version of "Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age" is technically a reissue, developer and publisher Square Enix has made enough changes and improvements to warrant another playthrough, if you were lucky enough to experience it the first time. 
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    Founder of Niwot-based SparkFun uses robot to crack open safe live at security event Def Con
    08/02/2017 08:03 AM MDT - <p>In front of a tough crowd, Niwot's SparkFun Electronics won the praise of hackers when a robot built by the company's founder cracked opened a locked safe in 30 minutes.</p>  Full Story

    Longmont declares itself a 'Gig City,' offers discounted rate for NextLight sign-ups
    07/05/2017 03:53 PM MDT - Longmont declared itself Colorado's first "Gig City" on Wednesday for its citywide high-speed internet through NextLight. Full Story

    Audio File: All about that bass
    06/22/2017 03:36 PM MDT - Bass is like a warm blanket. It's a seductive sensation that we humans love nearly across the board. Hell, bass is the reason Beats by Dre ever took off in the first place, and what's happened since it did is proof that we love bass. Full Story

    Boulder broadband ballot measure unlikely until at least 2018
    06/03/2017 11:45 AM MDT - Boulder is primed to pump the brakes on its effort to establish citywide broadband, with those closest to the issue urging that the City Council delay any potential ballot measure asking voters to approve new funding for the project. Full Story

    Audio File: Get the good stuff
    05/25/2017 05:30 PM MDT - Last week's column suggested hi-fi desktop audio systems ranged from little eggs with great speaker drivers inside to the imposing yet notepad-thin Mini Maggies from Magnepan. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: Let's get physical
    05/19/2017 09:30 AM MDT - When the Xbox 360 launched in 2005 pundits predicted it would mark the end of physical media. It didn't quite turn out that way. Full Story

    Video game reviews: Smaller games for springtime
    04/19/2017 05:38 PM MDT - Once upon a time, the world of video games was so obsessed with Nintendo's "Super Mario" series that other companies made platforming games, too. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: One month into Nintendo's Switch
    04/06/2017 12:55 PM MDT - One month ago, the Nintendo Switch released to somewhat mixed reviews. Now the console needs more original game titles to become truly successful. Full Story

    Words From a Nerd: 'Persona 5' personifies JRPGs at their best
    04/11/2017 03:19 PM MDT - The "Persona" series of Japanese role-playing games has a well-deserved reputation that's primarily based on two qualities: being really good and being really strange. Full Story

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    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story

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