Turn your boring Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord bow into an arrow shotgun with this mod

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Turn your boring Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord bow into an arrow shotgun with this mod

I'm not an expert on medieval warfare, but I have seen Army of Darkness and played several PC games, so I'm confident that shotguns can kick the hell out of your average medieval soldier. This Bannerlord mod, MB2Shotgun, delivers most of the appealing power of a boomstick without being as obviously anachronistic: It makes your bow or crossbow fire off something like 20 arrows at once. Carnage results.

Yes, your Z490 motherboard will support Intel’s 11th gen Rocket Lake CPUs

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Yes, your Z490 motherboard will support Intel’s 11th gen Rocket Lake CPUs

Intel introduced a new socket (LGA 1200) and chipset (Z490) for its freshly minted Comet Lake-S desktop processors, so if you're wanting to upgrade your CPU to one of those chips, you're looking at a platform overhaul and not just a relatively quick processor swap. That's a pain. There is good news, however—should you take the plunge into Comet Lake, your shiny new Z490 motherboard will support at least one more generation of CPUs.

Intel's Xe GPU prototype promises high-performance gaming

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Intel's Xe GPU prototype promises high-performance gaming

Looks like a Xeon, huh? It's more likely an Intel Xe GPU set to release in 2021, and it's just been teased by the Intel Odyssey team and Intel chief architect Raja Koduri on Twitter as a good fit for "battle-fielding and b-floating". AA battery for scale.