Tag Archives: scorpions

Build Back Blockier

Dragon Quest Builders – I got this from Beth as an anniversary present, and even though I’m still working on some other games, I decided to try it out. I haven’t gotten very far, but I’ll give some early impressions. … Continue reading

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Myriapod Mania

I played a little bit of Centipede at the Silverball Retro Arcade in Asbury Park this past weekend, and I remembered seeing something online about the manual for the Atari 2600 version having a crazy back story. The game, introduced in … Continue reading

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Knowing the Scorpions

With Halloween coming up and Scorpio being the reigning sign in the zodiac, I thought I might say a bit about scorpion people. Part of Mesopotamian mythology, there isn’t a whole lot of information about them, but they did appear … Continue reading

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It’s a Serqet to Everybody

I was born under the sign of Scorpio, the constellation identified with a nasty little insect with pincers and poisonous venom. People with my sign are supposed to be mean, crafty, and passionate; or something like that. If everyone born … Continue reading

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The Scorpion Queen

The scorpion is an animal that is rather fascinating in its creepiness. With its sleek body and venomous sting, it’s like nature’s compact killing machine. Not to mention that they thrive in inhospitable deserts. When I wrote my short story … Continue reading

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