Geography Awareness Week

O Say, can you sea?

It’s Geography Awareness Week, which means we have some trivia for you to test your knowledge! Each pair of countries below (1–16) is separated by one of the bodies of water listed right below it

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Choice of Rebels: Uprising — Lead the revolt against a bloodthirsty empire!

We’re proud to announce that Choice of Rebels: Uprising, the latest in our popular “Choice of Games” line of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available for Steam, iOS, and Android. It’s 30% off until November 16th!

Lead the revolt against a bloodthirsty empire! You grew up under the iron fist of the Hegemony. Now is your chance to end their blood-fueled magic, as you forge a ragtag outlaw band into a rebel army.

Choice of Rebels: Uprising is a 637,000 word interactive fantasy novel by Joel Havenstone, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination.

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Author Interview: Joel Havenstone, “Choice of Rebels: Uprising”

Lead the revolt against a bloodthirsty empire! You grew up under the iron fist of the Hegemony. Now is your chance to end their blood-fueled magic, as you forge a ragtag outlaw band into a rebel army.

Choice of Rebels: Uprising is a 637,000 word interactive fantasy novel by Joel Havenstone, and Choice of Games’ latest release. As an outlaw rebel in the greenwood wilderness, you must steal to survive your first brutal winter, or watch your people starve if you can’t feed them. Win yeomen, helots, merchants, priests, and aristocrats over to the rebel cause…or turn them into your worst enemies. I sat down with the author to talk about the game. Choice of Rebels: Uprising releases Thursday, November 9th.

 
Rebels is seven years in

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X-Ray Day

skeleton

It’s X-Ray Day, a day to observe one of the most important medical discoveries in history. On this day in 1895, physicist Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen viewed the very first X-Ray. Here’s a “Skeleton” you can observe!

Fill in the

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Classical Music Month

Classical Melodies

A surprising number of popular melodies are derived from classical compositions. How many of these songs (1-15) can you match to the original classical music on which they are based (a-o)?

1. “Be Still My Soul” (hymn)
2.

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