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Drama On The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

This week, a new season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills started on Bravo. If you watched at all, you can tell that this entire season is going to be drama. Lisa Vanderpump and Kyle Richards are already yelling at each other. So what is causing this drama?

It looks like a big issue is that Dorit Kemsley adopted a dog from Lisa Vanderpump’s rescue, Vanderpump Dogs. Later she decided to get rid of the dog, and instead of taking it back to Lisa, she actually gave it to someone else. It somehow ended up in a shelter. They contacted Lisa to let her know so she could get it back. The dog had a chip in it, so they were able to track it back to Lisa.

Lisa was very upset about all of this, and somehow it looks like Kyle Richards got thrown in the middle. The preview for the rest of the season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills looks like nonstop drama.

Now, Lisa Vanderpump and Kyle Richards aren’t even speaking to each other. These two Real Housewives of Beverly Hills stars have been friends for years. Kyle doesn’t seem to be dealing very well with all that is going on either. She recently shared that she suffers from “crippling anxiety.” She actually had to start taking medication because of it. Hopefully, this season of RHOBH isn’t too hard on Kyle having to watch it all go down.

Rumors are that after this season, Lisa won’t even return to the show. She seems like she is pretty done with it and drama. Lisa is successful without it, so she will be just fine.

Make sure that you don’t miss watching new episodes of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. It airs on Bravo on Tuesday night at 9/8c.

— Mandy Robinson with TV Shows Ace.

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Jumanji Slot Game

From the Swedish software developer NetEnt, the slot Jumanji was released based on the classic movie about the crazy board game with the same name, starring the great actor Robin Williams. The slot Jumanji is just another slot from NetEnt, who during the years has released a ton of strong titles like Narcos, Vikings, and Planet of the Apes. The slot Jumanji has been a massive success since the release because of the amazing graphics, beautiful scenery, and thrilling sound, so make sure you put the sound on while playing to get the full experience. NetEnt is the leading developer of casino games, which can be recognized in Jumanji.
Jumanji Slot Information

Jumanji is a video slot with five wheels in a geometric form which is 3,4,5,4 and 3 symbols high from left to right. The game offers 36 pay lines and is available with a stake from 0,1€ up to 100€ per spin. The classic movie inspires the slot with the same name from 1995, starring Robin Williams as the lead actor. It’s about a mystical board game where every throw with the dice has enormous consequences for the players.

This slot includes four random triggered functions with re-spins, sticky wilds, replacement of symbols, and wild reels. The focus is however on the board game.
Jumanji Symbols

The symbols include J, Q, K, and A symbols plus four premium symbols with pelicans, crocodiles, rhinos, and lions. The last mentioned is what you’d want to get since it’s the highest paid symbol, which gives you 14 times your stake if you get a five on a pay line. There is also a Wild symbol and a scatter.
Jumanji Feature

Four different features can be activated during a round while you’re playing. These are Sticky Vines, Monsoon Wilds, Monkey Mayhem, and Wild Stampede. All four will give you different prices and add wilds to your round, which increase the chance of winning more money.

There is also the board game mode, which you’ll get if 3,4 or 5 scatter symbols are activated on any wheel at the slot. Then you’ll be able to choose one of the game pieces, which you then move by throwing the two dices. The possible prices on the board game include four different free spins games, Mystery Feature, an extra throw or cash prize.
Jumanji Summarized

Jumanji is massive, and it’s easy to understand why NetEnt had made so much commercial for this game. For us who know NetEnts enormous resourses, it’s not a surprise. What most people are asking though is if there is any potential. The answer is both yes and no. In the main game, there is not that much going on, and the main focus should, therefore, be on the board game. What’s a little sad is that even if you get a screen filled with wild symbols, the most valuable symbols only give 504 times the stake. What’s positive though is that it’s possible to trigger four different free spins mode in the board game.

Jumanji is for sure an entertaining slot, and there is some potential, even if it demands some luck, but that’s not something new when it comes to slot games. Jumanji is a decent game without anything extraordinary.

Jumanji has a 96,33% RTP and is available on all NetEnt Casinos. Get a welcome bonus today and try it out.

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The Dark Knight Slot Game

The Dark Knight is the second part of Chris Nolan’s trilogy success about Batman played by Christian Bale. The slot based on the movie was created by Microgaming and has been an enormous success. Heath Ledger played the Joker, his last performance before he died from an overdose, a part for which he also received an Academy Award. The creator Microgaming has been extra lovely while creating this slot and connected not less than four progressive jackpots that are also linked to mega moolah. For you who love the movie and a slot game, this is the perfect combination since Microgaming is succeeding in creating the magic from the film into this brilliant video slot.

The slot The Dark Knight has five wheels with 243 different pay lines, classic Microgaming numbers. To be fair, Microgaming slots are 243 different combinations. You can get both free spins and wilds on the slot, and since that wasn’t enough, all the wilds appear as stacked. The slot is done to perfection, and to get the full experience we recommend you play with the sound on. The music from the movie is great and adds a thrilling experience. When the Joker appears on the wheels, you almost feel like Batman, and it’s up to you to save Gotham City.

The symbols for winning are the Joker, Batman, the professor, the criminals, and the beautiful lady.
The Dark Night Free Spins

To get free spins on this slot, you need three or more scatters on the wheel. The symbol for the scatter is a wall painting, and thanks to this, you’ll be able to get 15 free spins. The multiplicator is 2x the stake and this amount you start with, but if you’re lucky you can get more. During the free spins mode, you’re able to win 4,000,000 coins.
The Dark Knight Jackpot

There are four different progressive jackpots on the slot, and these can become yours at any time. The bonus is triggered automatically, which means you have no idea when it will appear. The different jackpots are named mini, minor, major, and mega and come in four different values. The biggest one starts at 1,000,000 coins.
The Dark Knight on your mobile

If you want to play The Dark Knight slot in your phone, that’s not a problem at all. Microgaming has created the slot in HTML5-technology, which means that it doesn’t matter what kind of phone or tablet you have. The slot will fit no matter what. IF you’re playing the slot from your smart device, you’re more flexible and can play from wherever you want.
Where can you play The Dark Knight slot?

If you want to try The Dark Knight slot, it’s easy since most of the gambling operators offer games from Microgaming. The slot also has a demo mode, which means that you can try it for free without any stakes. However, this also means that you can’t win anything if you play with fake money. If you want a full experience, The Dark Knight is the slot to try.

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Doctor’s Orders: The Verdict on the Female Doctor

When it was first revealed that the Doctor who would supersede Peter Capaldi would be a woman, it didn’t take long for a Twitter storm amongst misogynists to brew.

Which mainly told us that people fear change. Doctor Who is pretty much a British institution. We’ve had 12 male Doctors, so it’s only natural that some narrow-viewed people thought the boat shouldn’t be rocked and the role should be gender specific. My favourite comment so far which I’ve stumbled across on social media comments sections is “I accept that she’s female, but does she also have to be Northern?”. Of course, there were a lot of crasser things being stated. But it taught me a lot about inclusivity and diversity in the media. Which should come as no surprise, given that viewers have been conditioned to like an archetypal casting and role.

Casting Jodie Whittaker was definitely a gamble for the showrunners. They would have had better odds if they played Cleopatra and enjoyed a few spins over at Egypt Slots.

Was Jodie Whittaker the Woman for the Job?

Now that we’ve seen three episodes from Jodie Whittaker, now we can finally make a verdict on her suitability to the role. A lot of people make the mistake of judging a new Doctor on their first episodes, yet first episodes after regeneration never really tells us much about what kind of Doctor we’re dealing with.

Whilst more people favoured Matt Smith or David Tennant to Peter Capaldi, he was still a hard act to follow. His intensely aggressive monologues captivated us, and we saw how he dealt with his grief and his anger in a better way than we’ve seen with the former Doctors. So, of course everyone would have had to get used to the change between the actors and the temperament of the Doctor. It’s no secret that the screenwriters like to mix it up between the Doctors, and could any actor or actress match the potent angst of Capaldi?

After the first episode aired, I waited for the fallout from angry fans affirming their beliefs that a woman was never fit for the role, yet there was nothing but admiration for her stellar acting and unique approach to the role. Sure, she was a little ditzy and “blonde,” but that can be forgiven – she had just regenerated. But there was so much to love about her, including the fact that she got her first outfit from a charity shop and her ability to stand up to a monster with a face made of teeth despite not even knowing herself. From the start she was authoritative, not overly cocksure with herself, and in short, pretty God damn fabulous.

Whilst Jodie Whittaker may be the perfect for the role, the casting and the writing for the companions is still rather questionable. Firstly, we all know that the Doctor works better with one companion. From the first episode we were overloaded with the four companions. Even though by the end there was only three, there was little opportunity to truly get to know each of their characters. It was even more difficult considering the fact that all they did was run around proclaiming variations of “oh my God” and “We’re going to die.” Yet, after the third episode “Rosa,” the chemistry between the characters seems to be coming together seamlessly and the rest of the season holds a hell of a lot of promise. The third episode was the first opportunity in this series to see the real humanity within the Doctor. There was no over-the-top melodramatics and a hell of a lot more gravitas.

Whether it’s relevant that the fact we have a female Doctor and the episodes seem to be becoming more poignant and relevant to issues faced in 2018, that’s a matter of opinion. Yet, it’s undeniable all the same. In the first episode they didn’t set out to save a whole race of people as they usually do. They set out to save one (rather annoying) character with whom we had a brief encounter at the start of the episode. Which portrayed the message that each life is important. Which was further reinforced as you saw him practicing self-care telling himself that “he’s special.”

The second episode was a little hit and miss, yet the third episode truly pulled the emotive punches. A lot rested on the third episode, as they met Rosa Parks back in 1955 and were faced with the responsibility of ensuring that history went according to plan. There was no threat from grotesque monsters. Just a racist time-travelling agent who wanted to disrupt history to make sure that equality was never a possibility. There was so much emphasis on the fact that little moments in history can change the world. It was clear that the Doctor along with her companions was highly affected by what they stood to lose if history went off course.

The Feminine Touch

Now, if you can imagine Christopher Ecclestone, David Tennant, Matt Smith, or Peter Capaldi dealing with the weight of that situation? The 13th Doctor has a hell of a lot more empathy than those who took the previous roles, so the future episodes hold a hell of a lot of promise for the series. Younger fans may not have got the excitement of exploding spaceships, chase scenes, and the threat of iconic monsters such as the Daleks. But more mature audiences didn’t fail to let the stark message behind Rosa resonate. Especially the scene where the racist police officer came in search of Ryan and Yaz because they had been “upsetting people in the town.” It happened in 1955, and it’s still happening today in 2018.

In episode four, they’ll be tackling arachnid enemies in modern day Britain, so, it will be interesting how they intend to carry on the emotive structure of the episodes we’ve seen so far. Yet, with that said, episode three was still worlds apart from episodes one and two. The trailer for episode four is now on YouTube.

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The Games Making Us Swap Remotes for Joysticks

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This “atompunk” beauty is one of our favorite games

We’ll admit it! As TV enthusiasts, a video game needs to be pretty special indeed for us to put down the TV remote and pick up a controller instead. As advanced as the video gaming industry has become, with simulations and emulations available in abundance, not every game released manages to hold our attention. There are some games, however, that have interesting stories, engaging content, and compelling characters who keep us tuning in, much like our favorite TV shows. Here’s a rundown, in no particular order, of some of our favorites:
Fallout 3

Even though this franchise has been around since the late nineties and contains a total of seven different titled games with another one in the works, the fifth game in the series (confusingly titled Fallout 3) is our top pick from this crop of games.

This post-apocalyptic, “atompunk retrofuturistic” RPG is incredibly vast. It’s an open world game, so you can wander, and wander, and wander – which probably makes it one of the definitive immersive video games. The attention to detail in each environment would make even Stanley Kubrick quake in his boots. Add some special guest voice stars like Heroes’ Mr. Linderman himself, and you have yourself a winner. Released way back in 2008, it’s still so popular that a new mod has even been released for it this year.
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Red Dead Redemption

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“Ride ’em, Cowboy!”

Before we had Westworld through which to live out our Wild West fantasies, there was Red Dead Redemption. This iconic game had us hooked from the moment we saw the released footage of its gameplay, and with its eagerly-anticipated follow-up, Red Dead Redemption 2, due for release any day now, it’s definitely time to give this one a re-visit.

RDR has drawn critical and cultural acclaim for everything – from its gripping gameplay to immersive, interactive elements, like being able to play Five-Finger-Fillet in a full-on Wild West Saloon. Then there’s all the gunfights, missions, and hours of roaming open plains on horseback that you can enjoy as the lead character John Marston. Despite almost being ten years old, RDR definitely withstands the test of time.
Super Mario Bros III

Okay, it’s a bit of a retro choice, and if you’re not playing it on an original console, the feeling isn’t quite the same… However, Super Mario Bros III is one of those games that we’ll happily forgo time spent watching the gogglebox for. And if you don’t feel the same after watching this nostalgic clip below, then what are you reading this article for?

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Batman: Arkham Franchise

In much the same way we’d never be able to prefer one Game of Thrones season over another, so it’s the same for the Batman: Arkham franchise. Whether it’s trying to stop the mayhem unleashed by the Joker in Arkham Asylum, facing down eight of Gotham’s most deadly assassins in Origins, or dealing with the king of terrifying lunatics, Scarecrow, in Arkham Knight, each of these games based on DC’s most noir of all characters is truly gripping in their own right. If you want to take your Batman: Arkham immersion one step further, check out Rocksteady’s own virtual reality experience, Batman: Arkham VR. Although, we can’t promise that you won’t return with bats on the brain if you do…
South Park Stick of Truth

Okay, it’s another slightly retro pick, but since it has only just been given a release date for Nintendo Switch, this hilarious game is a lot more relevant to today’s audience than you might think. From the deranged geniuses Trey Parker and Matt Stone, South Park the television series, the movie, the tie-in album, and yeah, the video game really shouldn’t need much of an introduction!

Why do we love Stick of Truth? Let us count the ways… For starters, it actually has a really simple premise and, despite all the lunacy that unfolds, the characters similar to what we know and love from the TV show. Plus, that 8-bit Canada level will always have us chuckling to ourselves with its Legend of Zelda homage.
Would you add any games to this list? Let us know your picks in the comments below.

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