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Weaving a better life: Carter County man hopes to preserve textile tradition

Anthony Carter tried his hands at several different programs with the Appalachian Artisan Center (AAC) before he discovered weaving. Sometimes life, and weaving, are like that, he explained, you make … Read More

Late to the Game(s): A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… Star Wars Battlefront II this week’s free Epic Store game

There have been other Star Wars games that let you play from the point of view of the Sith. But if you’ve ever wondered about the duties and moral conflicts … Read More

Grayson Gallery seeking submissions for virtual show

By Dan Click For the Carter County Times As we prepare for the coming year and continue to work around the health issues and rules for gathering, the Grayson Gallery … Read More

The art of quilting: Appalachian Artisan Center announces call for artists

 There are few heirloom items more treasured than a good, quality quilt. A good quilt doesn’t just keep you warm in the winter chill – though they do that spectacularly … Read More

Late to the Game(s): Beyond Games – Humble Bundles offer digital variety

Back when the Humble Bundle site was first launched, they focused on games. Specifically, indie games, or games offered by developers working outside of the big studios and publishers. It … Read More

In the Shadow of War: A book excerpt from a new fiction project

By: Keith Kappesfor Carter County Times  (AUTHOR’S NOTE – Welcome to the first chapter of “In the Shadow of War”, a novel I wrote over the last three years. Some … Read More

Late to the Game(s): Digital disappointment

The downside of foregoing physical discs Over the holidays I read a review about an older game – Dragon’s Dogma – that I was sure was in my collection, but … Read More

Late to the Game(s): Here there be Dragons

Picking up Dragon Age: Origins a decade later Dragon Age: Origins might be my favorite game of all time. This introduction to the world of Dragon Age delivers everything I … Read More

Oh yeah! The OUYA!

I’m a bit of a geek for gadgets. Specifically anything computer or game console related. I love them. Sometimes the fun for me isn’t even in playing games on them … Read More

Late to the Game(s): Whoa, oh, oh, it’s Magic (The Gathering)

Playing collectible card games on the computer I graduated high school in 1993, the same year Magic: The Gathering was released, and I’ve been intrigued by the collectible card game … Read More

Late to the Game(s): Pillars of Eternity

Modern old-school RPG free on Epic store this coming week Obsidian entertainment are hardly neophytes in the gaming industry. The studio has worked on a number of licensed RPG (role-playing … Read More

Here we come a wassailing: Christmas carols to replace Christmas on the Hill

 The Olive Hill Center for Arts & Education’s annual Christmas on the Hill show is a beloved event in the community. It’s a chance to visit with neighbors, share a … Read More

Late to the Game(s): Getting the most out of Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime is a popular service. Between the included television shows and movies, access to e-books, and – of course – free shipping on Amazon orders it’s something a lot … Read More

Late to the Game(s): Holiday gaming game plan

Grab some free games for everyone in the family If the chilly weather keeps you indoors this long holiday weekend, and the pandemic keeps you off the road, you can … Read More

Late to the Game(s): All hail the Mouse – Looking for King Mickey in Kington Hearts

I’m a bit of a completionist when it comes to games. I’m very rarely going to play the second installment in a series if I haven’t played the first. There … Read More

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