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History, Beer And Throwing Heavy Things At Portland Highland Games

OPB | July 15, 2017 3:48 p.m. | Gresham, Oregon

The Portland Highland Games have become somewhat of a Northwest institution — part Scottish celebration and part beer league softball.

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At Overlook Film Festival: A Chance To Live In A Horror Movie

OPB | May 5, 2017 midnight | Mount Hood, Oregon

Overlook Film Festival attendees were given an opportunity to play a 24 hour, four-day immersive horror game. 

Family | News | Arts | NW Life | Entertainment | Technology | State of Wonder

'State Of Wonder' From Eugene's 2015 Indie Game Con

OPB | Nov. 5, 2016 noon | Eugene, Oregon

We spend a day in Eugene's surprising hotbed of video games, playing and talking with upstart developers of all stripes.

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Portland's Own Scrabble Champion

OPB | Aug. 6, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Conrad Bassett-Bouchard, a Portlander, took home last year's National Scrabble Championship. We check in to see how he fared in this year's contest.

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TOL's Own Steven Kray Wins Denny's Atari Championship!

OPB | Sept. 25, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: "Think Out Loud" technical director Steven Kray was in Las Vegas this week competing in the Atari Battle Royale Video Game Championship presented by Denny's.

Entertainment | Think Out Loud

OPB's Geoff Norcross On Jeopardy! And Risking It All

OPB | Jan. 20, 2014 12:45 p.m.

MONDAY: OPB's Geoff Norcross recounts his experience on "America's Favorite Quiz Show," a dream he's had since he was a teenager.

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Gone Home Makes Waves In Video Game Scene

OPB | Aug. 27, 2013 12:45 p.m.

A local gamer is making national headlines with his game Gone Home.

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Are Violent Video Games Related to Violence in Real Life?

OPB | Jan. 16, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Violent video games are often blamed for violence in the real world. How much of an influence do these games have?