And Now, Time for a Holiday Game

So I posted a mention about this earlier in the Friday afternoon thread, but as it is now officially the "Christmas season," as opposed to your local drug store which has had Christmas decorations and candy out since Labor Day or so, it is time for something that I found

Jets at the Bye: A Jets at the Bye Post

This was going to be another Senor in the Underworld post. It was going to be a sit-in on the poker night that Hades referred to last time, with Hades, Persephone, Senor, and maybe a couple of others, maybe the redhead with the axe referenced from the Pro Bowl post—that

A BattleBots Beat Halloween Special: Conquering the Reaper

Welcome to a very special BattleBots Beat vignette for Halloween. For your enjoyment, but hopefully not for your pleasure, because eww, we bring you this tale of a plucky underdog doing anything and everything to try and shock the world. We call this story, "Conquering the Reaper."* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89LYj3d1jCw "6… 5… 4… 3…" "Bombshell's

The BattleBots Beaties: Because Senor Couldn’t Come Up with a Better Name

Welcome to the second [DFO] BattleBots Awards! With the rebranding this season of the BattleBots Beat, we (I) decided that we needed something cleverer than the generic "BattleBots Awards." But all the good fasteners were taken (the Giant Nut and Bolt by BattleBots, the Giant Screw was a thing that

Your “Giant Nuts on the Table” Friday Evening Open Thread

Evening, lizard people. I'm hijacking the Friday evening open thread tonight because tonight's gonna be a fun night of sports. Well, for me. Well, if I didn't have dress rehearsal for a concert tomorrow night. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlpNB0WeQaQ (It's 27 minutes. And 25 of those minutes you're waiting for a cadence. Also we will

Your “TWO Tiebreakers?!?” Monday Afternoon Open Thread

The baseball regular season is over and we have our ten teams playing in the postseason. And the American League is nice and cut and dry. Everyone here except for Ian, Horatio, Fronk (I think), Herodotus (I think), and I will be rooting for the Dirt Raiders come Wednesday in

BattleBots Beat: We Are the World, We Are the Fighting Robots

Welcome back to the Beat! Last time out, we had Tombstone and Bronco join Bite Force in the lofty realm of 4-0 robots. We had Warhead's longtime spinning dome break. The same dome that did this! (Fight starts at 3:45) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlOVmCvnE2g And that fight, due to the damage to Nightmare, led to