It might be 2015, but now you can kick it like it's 1848 (without succumbing to piracy). Thanks to the Internet Archive, you can now play Minnesota's greatest-ever contribution to educational gaming: Oregon Trail.
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Last year, Wizard World's first-ever Minneapolis Comic Con brought thousands of sci-fi lovers, fantasy buffs, and comics fans out to the Convention Center to mix and mingle, see celebs, and pick up a bunch of geeky gear. Comic Con is back again in 2015, and we're excited for this year's shenanigans.
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Believe it or not, there's more to the Renaissance Festival than people dressed in costumes and barrels upon barrels of mead. With shows, rides, parades, games, and more, it can be overwhelming trying to plan out your trip back in time.
We spent a whole day at the hallowed Ren Fest to discover the dos and don'ts of wandering around ye olde Shakopee without missing out on the best parts. We learned plenty, and wanted to impart our new-found wisdom to you -- like don't spill mead on yourself because that sweet, sticky mess that will have the bees buzzing around you all day.More »
First things first: What's a furry? Well, to put it simply, it's a subculture of individuals that celebrate and roleplay as anthropomorphic animal characters. But even within the community, there's some contention as to what exactly being a furry means.
We went to the first annual Furry Migration this year to get a special sneak-peek behind the scenes -- and behind the masks -- to learn what being a furry is really all about.
Why Comic-Con is Really About Community
All hail the mighty Glow Cloud... the Twin Cities will welcome Night Vale into town this summer.
The Welcome to Night Vale crew just announced a summer 2014 tour throughout the U.S. and Canada, and Minneapolis made it onto the shortlist.More »
Last weekend, we camped out in panel room 100 during Comic Con 2014 to catch the best talks with some of the convention's biggest stars. Here are the highlights from Sean Astin, William Shatner, Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Nathan Fillion, Adam Baldwin, and Robert Englund's panels just for you.
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Seeking out Wizard World's D-List
On the afternoon of May 4, Star Wars fans gathered at Comic Con to celebrate Star Wars Day, a.k.a. May the Fourth Be With You! Folks in costumes hailing from a galaxy far, far away came together onstage for what they thought was just an official group photo together, united in their love of all things Lucas.
May the Fourth Be With You!
Little did they know, there was about to be another union of love celebrated on that stage.More »