“They say that there is no medicine that can cure a fool.”
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Twitch has an interesting idea: let its users guide its new TV series. Recode’s Kurt Wagner reports the company is going to take user input into consideration for each episode of a “‘choose your own adventure’ TV show.” The comment section for the Twitch stream will help dictate the flow of the show, and “If Twitch’s commenters clearly don’t like a storyline from Episode One of a Twitch show, for example, the show’s producers might change that storyline in later episodes as a result of the feedback.”
Bob Ross is going to be a Smite skin. Hi-Rez Studios is adding him as a skin for Sylvanus later in May, and the bundle option includes “a loading frame and a paint splatter jump stamp,” Engadget’s Stefanie Fogel reports.
What’s in the box?! Pointy teeth, that’s what. Mimics are a staple in games spanning from Dungeons and Dragons to Legend of Zelda, and now we have a deep-dive into their history. Mimics came to be in 1974 in D&D, writes PCGamer’s Austin Wood, and “Ed Greenwood—creator of D&D’s Forgotten Realms campaign and many of its monsters—wrote The Ecology of the Mimic, which compiled information from scattered lore into one definitive bestiary.”