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During ND visit, interior secretary focuses on maintenance backlog at national parks
Man mistakenly runs full Fargo marathon instead of half
There's a growing sinkhole on the White House lawn
Petroleum conference speakers say western ND still sorely in need of workers
Shirvani, finalist for Guam college job, blames ND problems on 'bigotry'
crime and courts
nation and world
After late start, growers pleased with progress so far
SD capitalizing on rising tourism from new market segments
Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Insuring against online attacks: Coupled with improved security, insurance can help companies manage cyber risk
place a business brief
Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Study: Minnesotans, North Dakotans more likely to suffer depression
State Class B speech results listed
Observing more than 160 years as educators
Sue Anderson leaves her footprints in the arts
Sue Anderson reflects on her teaching career
Rockets rally past Warriors in final quarter to even series
Back-to-back state cats: Cougars head to Class B state tournament after win over Stanley
Twins win third straight behind Dozier, Lynn
Big Sticks add five more to roster before seasons start
DSU hosts youth, individual and team basketball camps
Commentary: The public deserves better vetting of candidates
Commentary: Podcast: NDGOP Chairman says 'party will take a look at' background checks for candidates
McFeely: Recently branded obsolete by GOP, Jaeger back in the game
Commentary: The NDGOP cannot stand behind a convicted peeping Tom
Commentary: Voter ID issue deserves something better than Democratic rhetoric
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A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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September 7, 2015
Patrick Hope: Love is over
You may remember, back in February, I wrote about romance in video games. If you want a quick recap, here it is — it’s really hard to do...
September 7, 2015 - 10:16pm
August 31, 2015
Patrick Hope: Die for me
Death is one of the most basic plot devices in fiction. It can be effective, desensitize you to the whole thing, or feel like a way to get some...
August 31, 2015 - 7:00pm
August 17, 2015
Patrick Hope: Clone Wars: The impossible dream
No discussion of series that have inspired more than their fair share of clones, homages or whatever would be complete without the army of “Zelda”...
August 17, 2015 - 6:40pm
August 10, 2015
Patrick Hope: Long live the ‘King’
It’s not really news that we’re in the midst of a kind of adventure game renaissance, thanks in no small part to the telltale episodic series’...
August 10, 2015 - 5:35pm
July 27, 2015
Patrick Hope: Too big to fail
Lately I’ve been playing “Batman: Arkham Knight.” It’s a big game. A really big game. In fact, it might be too big. In amongst trying...
July 27, 2015 - 9:17pm
July 13, 2015
Patrick Hope: Alive with 5
You may have noticed that over, oh, the past 20 or so years, Nintendo has had a problem with getting third-party developers to work on their...
July 13, 2015 - 6:31pm
July 6, 2015
Patrick Hope: You can go home again
Over the almost two years that Welcome to Bonus Stage has been around, I’ve covered quite a few of the games, characters and moments that really shaped the hobby for me. We’ve covered “Earthbound,” “Corpse Party,” “Skies of Arcadia,” Anju & Kafei, the opera scene,...
July 6, 2015 - 6:42pm
June 29, 2015
Patrick Hope: Red, white and Duke
For the Fourth of July, I wanted to determine, once and for all, what the most American game out there is. And then I started looking and realized there are a lot of games that are very, very patriotic. Honestly, the entire genre of military shooters is based around patriotism. I...
June 29, 2015 - 8:34pm
June 8, 2015
Patrick Hope: Clever girl
“Jurassic World” comes out this week, so it only seems fair to write about something dinosaur-themed. Let’s see what we’ve got. There’s “Dino Park Tycoon” that I played in seventh grade. But there’s not really much to say there. Or maybe “Radical Rex,” which falls...
June 8, 2015 - 11:24pm
June 1, 2015
Hope: A Night in the “Tropics”
With the release of “Splatoon” this past week, we have yet another potential Nintendo franchise upon us. And if there's one thing Nintendo...
June 1, 2015 - 6:07pm
May 25, 2015
Patrick Hope: U Canton touch this
With the possible exception of the first “Modern Warfare,” no game has produced more clones than “Grand Theft Auto III.” After its 2001 release, open-world action games became the hot new killer app and more linear action games were forced to adapt. But do you know what’s...
May 25, 2015 - 10:08pm
May 21, 2015
Patrick Hope: Cruis’n control
I’ve often alluded to arcade games here, but never actually did a full column devoted to them. Yeah, there was the whole “Mortal Kombat” thing, but I talked mostly about the console versions there. But that changes here. While fighting games may have dominated the last real...
May 21, 2015 - 1:39am
May 11, 2015
Patrick Hope: Welcome to Preorder Bonus Stage!
Over my years of playing video games, one aspect that has progressively become a bigger and bigger deal has been preordering stuff. Before I got my video game news online, goodness knows I knew almost nothing about upcoming releases and certainly wouldn’t have gone to plunk down...
May 11, 2015 - 6:09pm
May 4, 2015
Patrick Hope: The biggest sleep
Satire is arguably one of the hardest sub-genres of comedy to pull off well. Sure, you can hit on something good, but more often than not, you’re going to get some disaster like WWE’s “Obama vs. Hillary” segment or the entirety of the “Scary Movie” franchise. This is no...
May 4, 2015 - 10:46pm
April 27, 2015
Hope: It's a secret to everybody
It should come as little surprise that one of the more common techniques I use in writing Welcome to Bonus Stage is to draw inspiration from a previous column. In the almost two years I've been doing this, I've managed to string together a few really long combos where one column...
April 27, 2015 - 8:54pm