Flappy Bird creator’s latest mobile game is slightly less impossible

Game developer Dong Nguyen made waves in 2014 with Flappy Bird, an ultra-difficult mobile title that briefly engulfed the entire smartphone-using populous. Since then, Nguyen has released a couple of follow-ups using his now-infamous formula that blends twitchy, erratic controls with standard obstacle-avoiding. His newest game, which has the peculiar name of Ninja Spinki Challenges, blends six different games types into one maddeningly difficult collection, with a few twists that make it his most polished and accessible release yet. The game, available today for iOS and Android, is centered on…

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Wine 2.0 is out, ready to disappoint you once again

There comes a time in every alternative OS user’s life when they decide they’d actually like to use a program that typically runs on Microsoft Windows. Typically, on Linux, it’s around day one. It happens less often (in my experience) as a Mac user, but eventually some tantalizing gaming experience or obscure utility will call across the void, and there’s no way your 128GB SSD has enough room for a Boot Camp copy of Windows. And that’s when Wine pops into memory: the 23-year project to run Windows applications on…

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