6.22.2022

FUN RETRO ACTIVITIES YOU CAN ENJOY


Even though we live in a golden age where technology appears to be the order of the day and fun activities are subjective to individuals, retro activities will always be a classic. Retro activities such as games are one-of-a-kind, comforting, nostalgic, and straightforward. It's nearly impossible not to yearn for the arcade era when game enthusiasts of all ages were enthralled by some of the best retro titles.

If you're looking for something to do with your friends, family, or on your own time, you can always revisit the retro world, like fun games and a casino night out. Without further ado, here are some of the best retro activities considered old classics but always fun to play.

Mall Madness

This is a classic 3D game board from the 90s. Mall Madness involves players racing around a 3D mall to complete their lists. What makes it more interesting is that, in addition to racing against other players to complete your shopping list, you also win the game by being the first to get to the parking lot after the spree. The 3D board game features an electric hub that announces clearance, conducts retail transactions, and other prompts.

Trivial Pursuit

Trivial pursuit is also another old gem worth exploring. To play the game, players use colored wedges to test their knowledge of several topics, like entertainment, sports, nature, literature, and even geography. Nowadays, trivial pursuit comes in various fun editions where players can select specific topics of their choice, like a song, movie, or even a book.

Sonic the Hedgehog


This classic video game will never stop being a favourite for many. The Sonic the Hedgehog video game, published in 1991, is still thrilling to play. This retro game can be played alone by a single player and still get the feel of the arcade era.

Casino Games

Another relic that evokes many memories is retro casino games. So, you could have a casino night rather than having a game night. You don't need to be there in person to experience live casino games; all you need to do is visit Jackpot, and you'll be transported back in time. Additionally, thanks to the internet and smart devices, you can win real money from a jackpot casino right from the comfort of your home, just as you would in a brick-and-mortar casino.

Jenga

Jenga is a block tower game that requires its players to have steady hands. It involves players taking turns removing wooden blocks from a neatly arranged tower without making it collapse. The game can even be more fun if you try writing Truth or Dare challenges on each block. You can purchase or make life-sized pieces and then stack them on a sturdy table.

Uno


Uno is a fascinating card matching game that is always fun to play. All you have to do is create your strategy and points, then sabotage your friends with cards like "skip", "reverse", "wild", and "draw two". However, watch out for the scary "draw four" card. You can also get rid of the cards in your hand by matching numbers and colors.

Twister

Twister is a fun game of physical dexterity that will definitely make you laugh. So, how twisted can you get while still on your feet? Gather your family or friends around and spin the wheel to discover who amongst you can accomplish this task. If you have plenty of players, try using two boards or making a board yourself.

Sorry!

Sorry! is a game where each player is racing to get home. The players are given four pawns to move across the game board from the starting point to the home box. The game is called "Sorry!" because you'll devise mischievous ways to stop your opponents from getting home.

Mafia

In this fun game, you cannot trust anybody. The game aims to find the members of the mafia before they murder a player. You can choose to spin it up and create your own unique storyline. However, some of the most important characters are the mafia, the detective, and the doctor. Eyewitnesses can also be added to make the game more fun and exciting.

Monopoly


This list would not be complete without Monopoly. Though there are many versions currently, some of them include the "Golden Girls", "Sailor Moon", "Fortnite", and several other variations. To play the game, choose your game piece carefully, then take turns moving around the board, buying properties, making money, making business deals, and staying out of jail. You can relax and enjoy the world of monopoly.

Retro activities are undoubtedly fun and an exciting way to keep your friends and family physically engaged and separated from technology. The games listed above are super creative and will help tighten all players' bonds. So, today, either during your next family or alone time, try one of them.

6.14.2022

NEW NIAGARA DETROIT ART SHOW OPENING JULY

               

EDO Gallery is proud to present Niagara Detroit returning after 10+ years from showing in Detroit. Returning with her bold originals and prints, including a new print of Diana Ross called “STOP”, very appropriate for this post-pandemic show! Plus an exciting new collaboration with Shepard Fairey - limited signed prints will be available. Niagara will be signing prints at the show. Very limited supply.

Danny Kroha (Demolition Doll Rods and The Gories) and DJ Alr!ght spin rock and exotic punk tunes.

Indoor-outdoor spaces to explore. Reservations are strongly suggested. 248) 556-5775


EDO has brought in a lot of our favorite Detroit artists and musicians: Leni Sinclair, Tom Weschler, Jackson Smith, Vinny Dombroski in the Orbitsuns, Slaw, and now the amazing Niagara!

6.12.2022

FULL STRAWBERRY SUPER MOON WILL SHINE BRIGHT ON TUESDAY

 

The exact time of the next full moon is:

Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 7:51:48 am (EDT)

Moon sign: Sagittarius 23° 25'

The Full Moon on June 14, 2022, will be near its closest approach to Earth, making it a Supermoon. 

The full Moon names used by The Old Farmer’s Almanac come from a number of places, including Native American, Colonial American, and European sources. Historically, names for the full or new Moons were used to track the seasons. Today, we think of Moon names as “nicknames” for the Moon. Learn more about Full Moon names here.

Here you find this time converted into different timezones for other cities:

WELLINGTON = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 11:51:48 pm (NZST)
SYDNEY = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 9:51:48 pm (AEST)
TOKYO = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 8:51:48 pm (JST)
BEIJING = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 7:51:48 pm (CST)
BANGKOK = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 6:51:48 pm (ICT)
DELHI = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 5:21:48 pm (IST)
DUBAI = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 3:51:48 pm (GST)
MOSCOW = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 2:51:48 pm (MSK)
BERLIN = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 1:51:48 pm (CEST)
LAGOS = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 12:51:48 pm (WAT)
LONDON = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 12:51:48 pm (BST)
RIO = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 8:51:48 am (BRT)
SANTIAGO = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 7:51:48 am (CLT)
NEW YORK = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 7:51:48 am (EDT)
MEXICO CITY = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 6:51:48 am (CDT)
CALGARY = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 5:51:48 am (MDT)
LOS ANGELES = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 4:51:48 am (PDT)
ANCHORAGE = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 3:51:48 am (AKDT)
HONOLULU = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 1:51:48 am (HAST)

6.11.2022

5 TIPS FOR CREATING YOUR OWN MINECRAFT SERVER


Minecraft's single-player gameplay is one of the most relaxing experiences a gamer can have. The player is into a river of joy when defeating the Ender Dragon for the first time. 

However, the player soon discovers that playing with other players is twice as much fun. Minecraft servers have been in operation since the game's release in 2011. There are numerous servers for the game, each with a unique experience and a plethora of game modes. 

The best thing about minecraft servers is they get created by any player. Here are some pointers for players who want to start their servers.

1. Use the Essentials plugin at your own risk:

The Essentials plugin is popular among both players and servers. It includes many cool features such as teleportation, chat and nickname customization, the ability for moderators to control all server performance, mute, jail, temporary privilege ban, and more. Along with commerce and business, there is also an economic system.

However, it is strongly advisable that gamers no longer use this plugin. It is due to a variety of factors, including:
  • It includes plugins that gamers will not always require.
  • The plugins created using it interfere with other plugins.
  • Many of the necessities plugin's capabilities can destroy any statistics packs.
  • Errors are common.It corrupts instructions and renders many of them inaccessible.
2. Servers can benefit from plugins:

Minecraft has a plethora of commands that can get used to add a variety of features to an online server. On the other hand, plugins get used to automatically add new features to a Minecraft servers, such as creating roles or team prefixes. Plugins enable the creation and modification of helpful commands.

3. Test everything:

It is one of the crucial tasks for any server owner. The host downloads and installs a variety of specific functions when creating a new server. These features can include plugins, data packs, and a variety of other add-ons. 

As a result, it's critical to examine this add-on fabric in a secure environment, such as a single-participant international, to discover any bugs or system flaws that may arise from them.

4. Sub servers are essential:

Sub servers are private servers that moderators, administrators, hosts, and guest players can use. The players must first navigate the prime server network to join a sub server. Never join these sub servers directly from the server list. Secondary servers enable hosts to distribute players across multiple locations, reducing the load on the primary server.

5. The host must create their content:

There are numerous plugins and data packs available for Minecraft servers. However, there is a good chance that these plugins or data packs will interfere with the host server's configuration and design. As a result, players should think about creating (coding) their data packs and plugins.

While Minecraft players can run the server and edit feature settings. While the server is online, this can cause a lot of disconnects and issues such as server lags, crashes, or crashes that can cause players to crash their items, die, lose progress, and so on.

5.20.2022

MARVIN GAYE SAVE THE CHILDREN DESIGN CHALLENGE WINNER


MARVIN GAYE
What’s Going On 50th Anniversary Celebration
“Save The Children”
Music Video Created Using Winning Submissions
from a Fiverr Design Contest

Arriving May 20, the Video features Acclaimed Producer SaLaAM

Remi's Recently Released “Save The Children” Remix
MAY 20, 2022 (Los Angeles, CA) -- For the grand finale of the year-long celebration for Marvin Gaye’s landmark What’s Going On album, Motown and UMe turned to his fans to help create a unique video of Grammy®-nominated producer SaLaAM ReMi’s remix of the album track “Save The Children.”
 
In April, Universal Music Enterprises and Fiverr, an online marketplace for professional freelance services, held the Fiverr x Marvin Gaye: “Save the Children” Design Challenge, which asked Fiverr artists to listen to SaLaAM ReMi's “Save the Children” remix and then illustrate a 2D child character inspired by their interpretation of the song. The submissions revealed a remarkable range of animated creativity that included traditional cartoons, graffiti, anime, doodles, abstract sketches, and more.   
 
The winning entries have been imaginatively integrated into the vibrant “Save The Children” video, with all the contributing artists being mentioned on a credits screen. The video, now live on the Marvin Gaye YouTube Channel, follows on the heels of the recent 2022 Webby Awards victory of the “What’s Going On” animated video in the Diversity & Inclusion Video Category.

5.17.2022

OUR PAL KAREN ANN HUNTER HAS A NEW RELEASE!


Singer Karen Ann Hunter To Release New Single “Sweet Love Of Mine” Dedicated To Her Husband Legendary Guitarist Steve Hunter

Produced By Steve Hunter - Released May 31st 2022

Karen Ann Hunter could have coined the phrase “Paying my Dues.”

For over 50 years and from the age of 17 her life has been filled with music and artistic endeavors.

Beginning with band work in the UK covering hotels, bars, jazz clubs and tv, moving on to a wide range of experience as a session singer. Her first label signing was with disco king Giorgio Moroder in Munich, Germany in 1976, this included a single release called “Dr Funk (with Smiley)” plus a session for Giorgio on one of his own disco hits “I Wanna Funk with you Tonight.”

Back in the UK Karen got signed to a producer and through Chas Chandler’s record label and under the name Yuka with her own song “Who Would Believe a Young Man” had ‘record of the week’ on BBC Radio 1, and she did a number of high profile TV advert sessions. In 1984/85 she sang background vocals on two tours with Gary Numan. Then came two children but the jazz gigs continued.

In 2004 under her maiden name Karen Taylor she released an album of her own songs called “Kickin’ Up Dust,” an eclectic mix of jazz and blues.

She performed live on the Paul Jones BBC Radio ‘Best of British Blues’ show and regards Paul as a longtime supporter of both her and her husband.

In 2007 Karen married renowned guitar player Steve Hunter (Peter Gabriel, Lou Reed, Alice Cooper) and moved to the USA. Regarding her singing career as over and now very happily married it was her husband that encouraged more writing and recording.

In 2010 Steve produced an album for her called “Empty Spaces” and since then his encouragement has brought forth many new recordings. Also in 2010, Karen recorded backing vocals for the 2 Cellos' hit “Supermassive Black Hole.”

Now living in Spain, Steve and Karen continue to record both covers and new compositions. In April this year, Karen released a cover of the Gary Numan song “Don’t Call My Name” for charity along with other ex-Numan musicians and some loyal fans.

On May 31st Steve and Karen celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary, she has written this song “Sweet Love of Mine” as a declaration to the love of her life Steve Hunter.

Watch the video for Karen Hunter’s “Sweet Love of Mine”:
YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCRk90OK4TJ_uhPo3Z10fxFw

For more information:
HEARNOW - artist page: https://karenannhunter.hearnow.com/sweet-love-of-mine
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/karen.a.hunter.3

5.06.2022

YOUR GUIDE TO ROULETTE EQUIPMENT


If you’ve decided that roulette is your game of choice, regardless of how much experience you have with it, it’ll do you well to understand the equipment that you need to start enjoying this game to its absolute fullest. Of course, while the game of roulette itself might be quite simple (in theory), there are many different bits and pieces that you can acquire when it comes to allowing you to play the actual game, so you might find this stage to be overall more complicated.

Taking the time to research your options here might illuminate new ways of playing the game that you hadn’t expected. You might have simply thought that you’d have to visit a casino to experience this game, but you might find that your options are far more varied.

Your Very Own Smartphone

The first thing that’s important to understand when it comes to talking about roulette equipment is the role that your smartphone can play. In the modern age, activities such as roulette have been digitized, and the online forms that have emerged present you with a far more convenient alternative to their physical equivalent. Of course, there are arguments to be made on either side about which is ultimately superior, but a large part of that answer will be subjective, meaning that you won’t know for sure until you try it.

So, where to begin? 

Making searches such as online roulette real money might be a good place to begin, and it’s important that you find an outlet that you can trust before you begin properly – but once you have, you know that you’ve got a way of connecting with your hobby whenever it is convenient to you.
 
The Wheel

If you do have your heart set on the physical variant of this game, the most important piece of the puzzle will quite definitely be the wheel itself. It might be that you expected this to take the form of an enormous table that will dominate whichever space you ultimately decide to place it, but fortunately, you might be able to find several more manageable variants that are also portable. 

Knowing this and understanding that you might be able to pack everything that you need to play this game in a small bag or case means that you can begin to introduce this game at parties or similar gatherings.

The Betting Mat

While the wheel itself provides the core of the game, the betting mat is still an essential piece of the puzzle. While this is something that could potentially be recreated through your own means, such as with a pen and paper, going the extra mile and having that air of authenticity to the whole experience could be something that actively enhances it for everybody involved. 

If you find that this is something that you want to play with during social occasions, doing everything that you can to make it a positive and engaging time could help to ensure its success. When you’re thinking about the betting mat, make sure you don’t forget the chips.
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