Techradar
8 days
Still, the low price-tag ensures klocki remains great value, especially if you take the time to savour its charms rather than blazing through its challenges at breakneck speed. The Room is a series about mysteries within mysteries. It begins with a box . Fiddling with dials and switches causes things to spring to life elsewhere, and you soon find boxes within the boxes, layers unravelling before you; it's the videogame equivalent of Russian dolls meets carpentry, as breathed into life by a crazed inventor. The Room's curious narrative and fragments of horror coalesce in follow-up The Room Two , which expands the 'boxes' into more varied environments a séance room; a pirate ship. Movement remains restricted and on rails, but you're afforded a touch more freedom as you navigate your way through a strange clockwork world. The Room Three is the most expansive of them all, featuring intricate, clever puzzles, as you attempt to free yourself from The Craftsman and his island of deranged traps and trials.
Surf Channel Television Network
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The Huffington Post
10 days
Have you seen the Geico ad with the talking parrot? A 19th-century ship is boarded, the captain surrounded by pirates. The leader shouts, Lets feed him to the sharks, (pirate cheers and swords held high) and take all his gold (more cheers). The parrot repeats these lines, and adds, and hide it from the crew. Theyre all morons anyway. The voiceover at the end of the Geico ad explains, If youre a parrot, you repeat things. Thats what you do. If youre a voice-activated Internet of Things (IoT) device, you dont repeat things, but you may transmit them. Voice-activated IoT devices (which, for this piece, includes smartphones and televisions) are always there, just like that pirates parrot. You know the services: Siri, Google Assistant, Cortana and Amazons Alexa.
Techradar
17 days
The asymmetrical maps, team-based base destruction and "hero" system are all intact. Paragon is a MOBA for newcomers, and best of all, it's free-to-play. 36. Puzzle Pirates Most MMOs let you say what you want in your own native tongue. Not Puzzle Pirates . This adorably decorated MMO, like its title suggests, is about solving puzzles as a pirate. And, rather than asking your first mate, "What's up?", you're encouraged to use phrases like "Yarr, matey!" Otherwise, you might end up walking the plank. In the game, you can join a crew, improve your rank and more all while speaking pirate lingo and developing new relationships. Fundamentally, you're on the search for currency from enemy ships known as "pieces of eight." However, less expected is that in order to achieve that, you'll need to solve puzzles in order to sail and protect your crew's ship.
Techradar
a month
Later levels have you battle three-dimensional shapes, switches, and tiles that rotate; and despite the minimal aesthetic and noodly audio, it never really gets old. The game is, however, quite short - a few hours and you'll probably be done. Still, the low price-tag ensures klocki remains great value, especially if you take the time to savour its charms rather than blazing through its challenges at breakneck speed. The Room is a series about mysteries within mysteries. It begins with a box . Fiddling with dials and switches causes things to spring to life elsewhere, and you soon find boxes within the boxes, layers unravelling before you; it's the videogame equivalent of Russian dolls meets carpentry, as breathed into life by a crazed inventor. The Room's curious narrative and fragments of horror coalesce in follow-up The Room Two , which expands the 'boxes' into more varied environments a séance room; a pirate ship.
Manchester Evening News
a month
Manchester Evening News
a month
Ruptly TV
a month
ITV
a month
They have the same great place at the moment to buy toys. They have the Playmobil pirate ship. Let's give a Princess clothes, £25 in lots of places, Morrisons had them at £15, but now they are £10. They will not last for very long. If you have some last-minute gifts, the supermarket is the place to go. If you are doing your food shopping online, you can have your food shopping online, you can former Strictly star, Helen George is here.
Techradar
a month
The asymmetrical maps, team-based base destruction and "hero" system are all intact. Paragon is a MOBA for newcomers, and best of all, it's free-to-play. 36. Puzzle Pirates Most MMOs let you say what you want in your own native tongue. Not Puzzle Pirates . This adorably decorated MMO, like its title suggests, is about solving puzzles as a pirate. And, rather than asking your first mate, "What's up?", you're encouraged to use phrases like "Yarr, matey!" Otherwise, you might end up walking the plank. In the game, you can join a crew, improve your rank and more all while speaking pirate lingo and developing new relationships. Fundamentally, you're on the search for currency from enemy ships known as "pieces of eight." However, less expected is that in order to achieve that, you'll need to solve puzzles in order to sail and protect your crew's ship.
The Huffington Post
a month
Mom once complained about my "creepy friends." Granted, vampires are a bit over the top. But they had nothing on Trump's cabinet . What is this, a pirate convention ? Once, on a cruise ship, I saw a gay AA meeting listed under "Friends of Dorothy." Now we have a virtual coup by Friends of Vlad. Sorry, Dorothy (and Bill W.), but I'm spiking my eggnog. Addendum: In response to a reader who took one of my lines seriously, I offer the following clarifications in a spirit of journalistic accuracy and Yuletide reconciliation: I do not run a meth lab. I do not care about the Kardashians. My college professor friend was not drinking cappuccino. Margaret O'Brien is not Judy Garland's little sister. I do not care how fattening or expensive pumpkin seed brittle is, because it is delicious and I can buy three tins of it with what they're paying me for this column, though I am not that gluttonous.
The Huffington Post
a month
We still need the safety of our own vine and fig tree - only today those vines and that tree are under threat by the incoming government. Beware of these little men with large hatchets. We are being offered a rogues gallery of greed and ignorance for a cabinet, to be headed by a man who should be in command of a pirate ship, not the United States government. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Deadline
a month
EXCLUSIVE: Whydah Productions has acquired films rights to underwater explorer Barry Clifford 's story of how he and first mate John F. Kennedy Jr. discovered and salvaged the world's first authenticated pirate ship, the Whydah Galley. The ship sank in 1717 during a violent storm off Cape Cod, MA, with $400 million in gold and silver on board. Clifford first heard about the Whydah legend as a young boy, but it wasn't until he was an adult, near broke and struggling to...
Deadline
a month
EXCLUSIVE: Whydah Productions has acquired the films rights to underwater explorer Barry Clifford 's story of how he and first mate John F. Kennedy Jr. discovered and salvaged the world's first authenticated pirate ship, the Whydah Galley. The ship sank in 1717 during a violent storm off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, with a $400 million treasure of gold and silver on board. Clifford first heard about the Whydah legend as a young boy, but it wasn't until he was an adult, near...
The Week
2 months
Brexit vote won't change Xmas spending plans The EU referendum result has had no effect on the majority of shoppersChristmas spending plans, according to new data. The average UK adult expects to spend £280 on festive gifts this year, according to a survey by PwC of 2,000 shoppers across the country. More than two-thirds of adults67% – said that Brexit uncertainty had no impact on their spending habits. Quote of the dayRates cut would hurt householders "You're the captain of a pirate ship and you find a chest of gold. Your crew gets to vote on how the gold is divided up. If fewer than half of the pirates agree with you, you die. How do you recommend apportioning the gold in such a way that you get a good share of the booty but still survive." The question that Google boss Eric Schmidt struggled to answer at a business/culture conference.
PC Pro
2 months
This is what he was asked: “You’re the captain of a pirate ship and you find a chest of gold. Your crew gets to vote on how the gold is divided up. If fewer than half of the pirates agree with you, you die. How do you recommend apportioning the gold in such a way that you get a good share of the booty but still survive.” “Let’s do the math…if half die,” Schmidt began. “No, if I dieNo, if they dont like me, I die.” Image 1 of 10 “This is, like, a really bad question,” he continued, as the pirates sharpened their swords. Ultimately though, his answer was pretty good. “It seems to me that if more than half are happy, I survive. I propose, that we give 49% of the pirates stock in internet companies, and 51% get the gold.” Depending on the internet companies in question, the pirates might be happy enough with that arrangement. READ NEXT: This is what it’s like to be head hunted by Apple .
BBC News 24
2 months
The Daily Mail warning on UK's colossal credit binge. Now, before we go, you might have seen that Eric Schmidt, the man in charge of Google, was recently bowled one of the brainteasers that Google throws at potential new recruits. He apparently struggled to answer it, so we thought we'd help him out. The question is apparently as follows: "You're the captain of a pirate ship and you find a chest of gold.
BBC Two England
2 months
He apparently struggled to answer it, so we thought we'd help him out. The question is apparently as follows: "You're the captain of a pirate ship and you find a chest of gold. Your crew gets to vote on how the gold is divided up.
Techradar
2 months
Mondoweiss
2 months
The activists on the ship were arrested by the Israeli Navy and deported. The confiscation is the first time an Israeli court has approved a confiscation request based on the 1864 Naval Prize Act, a British law regulating confiscation of pirate ships and bounty distribution. After examining the legality of the Israeli blockade, the legality of the seizure of the ship by the navy and the grounds for confiscation, Justice Ron Sokol ruled, “The State of Israel fulfilled all its humanitarian obligations as required by the laws of war applicable at seaThe situation of the Gaza population does not justify annulling the naval blockade.” “The Marianne sailed to Israel with the explicit intent of breaking the blockade, the owners (of the boat) knew about that goal and they knew the ship could be confiscated. And since this was the clear aim of the journey, there is indeed ground for confiscation,” Sokol concluded.
The Event Chronicle
2 months
October 30th, 2016: Iceland’s Prime Minister steps down as the activist, anti-establishment party, known as The Pirate Party, comes in second in national elections and jumps it’s number of parliament seats from 3 to 10. As more people around the world herald the call for true freedom, political parties reflecting such ideals will continue to prevail. The Pirate Party is in over 40 countries around the world currently, and the movement continues to grow. November 4th, 2016: Wikileaks emails reveal the Podesta brothers were invited to a “spirit cooking dinner” and involved eating sperm and menstrual blood. While some surely laughed this off, keep in mind that former FBI special agent Ted Gunderson spent several years investigating and exposing this information to the public, before being murdered. We must also keep in mind that former BBC star Jimmy Savile was revealed to being involved in a massive, elite-ridden pedophile ring.
Ashford Herald
2 months
Hastings Pier will transform into Neverland for six weeks this Christmas, complete with a pirate ship, snow slide and funfair rides.From Friday, November 18 until January 2, Hastings Pier will bring to life the JM Barrie novel and Disney classic for both kids and adults who refuse to grow up.For Peter Pan, all the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust and this festive season the pier will get its own sprinkling of fairy dust, playing host to a pirate ship, Snow Slide,...
Voice Of America
2 months
Two Somali pirates have been sentenced to life in prison, and a third has received 33 years because he cooperated with prosecutors in a separate piracy case. The Virginian-Pilot reports that U.S. District Judge Raymond Jackson issued the life sentences Monday after a federal appeals court in Virginia ruled last year that he erred when he sentenced the five men convicted in the case to terms ranging from 30 to 42 years. In 2010, pirates attacked a U.S. Navy ship that they mistook for a cargo vessel in the Gulf of Aden. Sailors fired back, killing one pirate. The rest were captured.
Petrolicious
2 months
It may have been neglected, but still looked capable of speed despite its static condition. I saw a machine, rocket, spacecraft, pirate ship, and many other things. It looked like a playground of possibilities! I remember the owner of the car (my babysitter’s husband) telling me that it was OK to play in it but not on it. I could take care of the interior and he would even give me rags (brilliant on his part) so I could polish and shine. I remember him scooting past me in the packed garage to reach for the chrome handle of the long sleek door. With a slightPOP!” the door released, emitting a sound I had never heard before. It was a sound of precision, a sound of finely fitted pieces releasing from each other. He carefully pulled the door open just enough to keep it from dinging against the lawn mower that sat not too far away. With a motion of welcome, he invited me to sit in this space ship on wheels.