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TBS promised its revival of Wipeout would “push contestants’ athleticism and willpower to even greater extremes” and “further challenge, and wear out, the stamina of the competitors.” One of its contestants just died after running the course.

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If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at Wipeout‘s elimination course, and/or you’ve always wanted there to be more entrails left behind after someone wipes out, here’s a game for you: Happy Wheels. The game is old but the course, modeled after the ABC reality series, is new. After selecting a character–options include someone …

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Survivor‘s Dream Team, the group of crew members who test challenges and work for the show’s challenge department, has been an endless source of fascination. (Watch this video for an introduction to them, and read my account of facing off against them in a challenge.) Wipeout has a similar group, and they’re known as the …

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