1. "There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy."
2. Brian Fargo on his already-funded Wasteland 2 kickstarter:
One friend of mine who worked with me there said recently he felt that in the beginning of the industry all the nerds were in charge, but then as the industry grew it changed, and now the guys that picked on the nerds got back on top. I think there was some great truth to that. We all hope this movement is bigger than just Tim Schafer or Brian Fargo as we want to get power back into the developers hands again.3. Freeze plastic dinosaurs in a block of ice for a fun activity for your kids. Via.
4. Darth Vader's chest plate apparently has three lines of Hebrew written on it. But maybe mostly gibberish.
5. Last chance to try to win a copy of Margaret Atwood's new short story.