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2012-06-13 08:44:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Author Neal Stephenson has created a Kickstarter page along with Seattle-based Subutai to develop a PC-based dueling swordsman game. According to the Kickstarter page, Stephenson will need to raise $500,000 to develop Clang, which will incorporate realistic sword fighting with motion controllers, or "Guitar Hero with swords." So far, Clang has raised about $230,000 to get the game up and running, and still has until July 9 to get the rest of the funds...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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