If you can't find something here that terrifies you, you're probably already dead.
Games are better with friends (or at least when you're proving your chops to admiring strangers). These tools let you broadcast your gaming prowess. Now go out on the Net and get your game on.
Cut, paste, cringe. Edit Minion presents your writing errors and infelicities to you so that you can fix them.
Free add-on After the Deadline works in Chrome, Firefox, OpenOffice, or Wordpress to make your words sing.
It's easy for aspiring writers to give up simply because there's no pressure to write. Write or Die goads you towards literary succees by displaying obnoxious stimuli when you fail to meet your goals.
One of the greatest tools on an author's bench is the one that helps to sell articles or stories. Free software Sonar3 tracks submissions and accepts a great deal of detail about each work and each market.
Powerful, cross-platform writing tool Celtx Plus includes most of the features a screenwriter needs at a fraction of Final Draft's price. The free Celtx works neatly for personal screenwriting projects.
Unleash your Oscar-worthy script ideas with this longtime favorite screenplay program.
Varied environments and added game mechanics help, but horror game Slender: The Arrival still comes up a bit short.
Running from urban legend Slenderman is creepy fun, but threadbare gameplay limits this game's long-term appeal. It's an excellent proof-of-concept, though, and it's free.
In story, mechanics, and campy comedy, Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon a lesson on DLC done right. It puts a new spin on the tried-and-true gameplay, but switches up the setting and adds hilarity.
Connectify Dispatch makes the most of nearby WiFi, but be prepared to make the investment.
Daemon Tools Ultra does a fair job expanding the functionality of Disc Soft's flagship product, but the high price and sleazy installation antics don't do it any favors.
FatBatt impresses with personality and a smart, slick interface…but other packages do more for less. The clever company that makes this software is one to watch.
3DMark returns to form with slick new tests, beautiful demo modes and promised cross-platform support, but loses a bit of depth along the way.
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