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New Kickstarter Game Reimagines King Arthur As An XCOM-Style Dark Fantasy RPG

NeocoreGames, the developers of Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor and the Incredible Adventure of Van Helsing trilogy, have unveiled their next game on Kickstarter, which focuses on the dark side of King Arthur’s legend. King Arthur: Knight’s Tale reimagines the Arthurian legend as a turn-based strategy RPG in the vein of other strategy games like XCOM, while also injecting hardcore elements from roguelike games.

In development for over a year, the tactics-RPG creators have debuted the game on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter to bring the studio’s vision to life. The story of Knight’s Tale occurs during the turbulent final days of the Arthurian era, which sees both Sir Mordred and King Arthur himself fall in battle. You play as Sir Mordred, a recurring antagonist to King Arthur throughout legend, who returns to life as an undead warrior and in a more chaotic world. With guidance from The Lady of the Lake, Sir

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Cultural visionary Arthur Satz leaves the largest endowed gift ever to support the humanities at Rochester : NewsCenter




October 8, 2020



University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster

Gift establishes the Arthur Satz Department of Music and will fund a minimum of five professorships in the humanities within the School of Arts & Sciences

Arthur Satz ’51—a music major and the late president emeritus at the New York School of Interior Design (NYSID)—has bequeathed the largest endowed gift ever in support of the humanities at the University of Rochester’s School of Arts & Sciences. Satz’s visionary generosity will establish the school’s first named department—the Arthur Satz Department of Music—and a minimum of five professorships in humanities-related fields.

The Satz professorships will serve a vital role in helping the school recruit, retain, support and recognize faculty members who have made outstanding contributions in the humanities. Honey Meconi, a professor with appointments at both the School of Arts & Sciences and Eastman

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Brookland Jewelry Launches “Unity Makes Strength Campaign” Benefitting the Arthur Ashe Institute of Urban Health

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Located in Brooklyn and dedicated to giving back to its borough, Brookland Jewelry has created a collection of pendants and rings that reflects the Brooklyn motto, “In Unity There is Strength.”  The collection offers 14kt and sterling silver jewelry choices starting at $225.

25% of the sales from the “Unity Makes Strength” collection will be donated to organizations that are working to improve the lives of others. The inaugural campaign launches this Fall in collaboration with the Arthur Ashe Institute of Urban Health and runs through January 1, 2021.

On December 3, 1992, two months before his death from AIDS, USTA champion Arthur Ashe announced the creation of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health (AAIUH) in response to concerns about health care delivery in urban

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