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Finding the Half Truth After Kickstarter

3 May

by Ed Sum
(The Vintage Tempest)

Game Designer Richard Garfield (pictured right) and Jeopardy Master Ken Jennings (left) have a party game to make you feel smart! These two pioneers created Half Truth, a party game to help those family’s self-quarantine time fly by and learn something new at the same time! This game gained steam as a Kickstarter product, and now it’s available for the general market for all to enjoy.

I find this game is at its best with six people playing than two or three. In large gatherings, teams can be formed where each group can decide amongst themselves (Family Feud-style) which are the better answers. There’s strategy to be found in this board game, as points need to be earned to race up the track.

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Children’s Author Jennings, Makes 11-Year-Old Trump Subject of Offensive Tweet

31 May

By James Robert Shaw (The Wind Up Geek)

Ken Jennings, author of the Simon & Schuster children’s series, Junior Genius Guides, has recently been condemned over social media for a tweet that mentioned 11-year old Barron Trump, son of U.S. President Donald Trump.

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