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Rising Sun—A cerebral board game of conquest, diplomacy, and betrayal

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Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com.
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Watch McLaren’s stumble into the 2017 F1 season in new Amazon show

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Amazon Prime has returned to things four-wheeled with its late..

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Coding without a keystroke: The hands-free creation of a full video game

Dig Dog is a pretty fun little video game. Call it “Spelunky for kids”—and don't think of that as a backhanded compliment, either. Dig Dog, which launched Thursday on iOS, Xbox, Windows, and Mac,..

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A wave of cheating AI robots is threatening to ruin HQ Trivia [Updated]

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Cheating in online games is an ever-present problem that infects the likes of shooters, MMOs, and open-world crime simulators—and just about everything..

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Op-ed: Logan Paul tases a dead rat, draws YouTube’s harshest crackdown yet

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Today, YouTube announced that it has temporarily suspended all ads on 22-year-old prankster Logan Paul&#..

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Hackers hijack Nintendo Switch, show Linux loaded on console

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Last month, we reported on hackers' accelerating efforts to get full control of the Nintendo Switch, allowing the popular system to run homebrew code and..