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Here's what you need to know for Tuesday, Oct. 8

Curt Schilling holding estate sale at his Mass. home

Founder of now-defunct 38 Studios Curt Schilling is holding an estate sale at his Massachusetts home later this week, and while the famous bloody sock from his time with the Boston Red Sox won't be on sale, items on the block include everything from a 38 Studios drafting table to Schilling's number 38 Red Sox bathrobe. This sale takes place just one month before the scheduled final auction for the remainder of 38 Studios' assets, including the Kingdoms of Amalur and Project Copernicus IPs.

New Sleeping Dogs game, Triad Wars, coming from United Front

United Front Games announced Triad Wars, a new game set in the Sleeping Dogs universe. The studio plans to reveal more about the game next year, and while we don't know about a release window or platforms, the studio says the game is "something [they've] wanted to do for ages."

Why the Red Cross cares how video games treat war crimes

The International Committee of the Red Cross believes video games need to be more respectful in terms of their depiction of war. Video games don't reflect modern combat, according to experts — such as portraying battlefields devoid of civilians and other situations that don't accurate reflect what warfare is really like.

The appropriately strange journey of QWOP's creator from philosopher to game professor

Once upon a time, Bennett Foddy was a bassist and a philosopher. Now he teaches at the NYU Game Center, after a string of quirky, successful games like QWOP and Get on Top. Read our report for the full story on how secretly designing instead of doing his homework led to some of the most talked about video games, and how it all landed him a gig in New York.

New York Comic Con kicks off this week in the packed city of NYC. Keep an eye out for our coverage.

The next level of puzzles.

Take a break from your day by playing a puzzle or two! We’ve got SpellTower, Typeshift, crosswords, and more.