• Onion Games’ new sandbox RPG due out in 2023
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    Onion Games’ new sandbox RPG due out in 2023

    Onion Games‘ new sandbox RPG, which was first announced in December 2020, will launch in 2023, director and game designer Yoshiro Kimura said in a new “Ask Kimura” segment sent out to “The Secret Onion Cellar” newsletter subscribers. As for the theme of the RPG, Kimura could not share a definitive answer, but said, “What I can say is that this time, I have been thinking a lot about ‘children.’ That’s the main thing I’ve been thinking about.” Onion Games RPGs are known for having a specific theme. moon, for example, was about love, while Chulip was about kissing. Get the full Ask Kimura and the latest letter from Kimura…

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  • Big Game Hunters Children’s Outdoor Kitchens Recalled Due to Violation of Federal Lead Content Ban; Imported by DOM Sports; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com
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    Big Game Hunters Children’s Outdoor Kitchens Recalled Due to Violation of Federal Lead Content Ban; Imported by DOM Sports; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com

    Name of Product: Big Game Hunters Mud Kitchens Hazard: The brass water tap of the play kitchen contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban.  Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues. Recall Date: August 25, 2022 Recall Details Description: The recall involves the brass water tap on the Big Game Hunters Mud Kitchen, a children’s outdoor play kitchen made of untreated and unpainted natural wood.  The Mud Kitchen was sold in two styles – Single and Triple (a/k/a XL).  The Single Mud Kitchen includes a plastic wash tub, plastic water dispenser, pretend stove, slide-out counter and a brass water…

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  • Coventry Lake closed due to algae bloom
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    Coventry Lake closed due to algae bloom

    A health advisory has been issued for the lake due to a blue-green algae bloom. Neighbors say they’re saddened summer on the lake is paused for at least 3 weeks. COVENTRY, Conn — Summer on Coventry Lake is paused until potentially mid-August after a bloom of blue-green algae was detected. The Eastern Highlands Health District issued an advisory Friday for people to avoid coming in contact with the water. That means no swimming or water sports at the popular summer destination. “It’s an emptiness. You want to feel able to go there anytime you want to. We have a pontoon we want to enjoy,” Karen Roberts said.  RELATED: Connecticut first…

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    Boise State backs out of Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl due to COVID-19

    The Boise State Broncos announced on Monday that they are pulling out of the Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl because of COVID-19 issues. The Broncos, who were scheduled to play the Central Michigan Chippewas on Friday, said in a statement the decision came after consulting with medical staff and campus and public health officials. “We feel for the young men in our program who were very much looking forward to closing out their season, and for some, their football careers,” athletic director Jeramiah Dickey said in the statement posted to the team’s verified Twitter account.  In a series of tweets Monday, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy said Barstool was “actively looking for a replacement” for…

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    Freeport-area schools limit spectators for indoor sports due to COVID spike

    A gym without spectators during the Freeport Yarmouth boys’ basketball game at Freeport. Brianna Soukup/Staff Photographer Spectators will be limited in indoor sporting events at the Regional School Unit 5 gym this winter due to concerns surrounding COVID-19. The guidelines, which were determined at Wednesday’s school board meeting, sets limits of six spectators per home player, four spectators per visiting player and a 40-person student-fan section. Regional School Unit 5 serves Freeport, Pownal and Durham. Basketball is the only sport that is held at the gym in the winter. The gym’s total capacity is around 700. “We are struggling throughout RSU 5 right now with our COVID cases,” said Superintendent…

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    Intel: These 50+ PC Games Are Incompatible With ‘Alder Lake’ CPUs Due to DRM

    Intel’s new “Alder Lake” 12th Generation Core CPUs are already receiving solid reviews, in some cases as vital turnaround silicon for Intel on the desktop. But be aware that the chips, at least for now, don’t play well with every PC game, despite the chip giant touting them as great gaming processors. Intel has posted a release that the hybrid CPU core architecture on Alder Lake can be incompatible with certain games, specifically some protected by the anti-piracy DRM software from Denuvo. This was confirmed in our review of the Core i9-12900K when we tried to run the hit AAA Ubisoft title Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, part of our processor benchmark…

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