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Back in 2012 I started getting into Age of Sail-style science fiction in the form of David Weber's Honor Harrington and David Drake's Republic of Cinnabar Navy. I have enjoyed both, though I have a preference for the Republic of Cinnabar Navy in part due to its smaller scale. A major reason for ...
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Recently I have found a new fascination in abandoned locations around the world. Of course the most famous is Chernobyl in the Ukraine. It is fascinating to me to imagine a city that was abandoned in 2 days. What is still there? Have others looted it by now or is everything undisturbed? ...
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When I say the word "post-apocalypse," what images spring to mind? Motorcycle-mounted bandit gangs chasing down a lone traveller across the wastes? Survivor settlements that use gutted vehicles and similar scrap for fortifications? Quasi-fascist organizations conquering said survivor ...
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Pathfinder NPC Codex is a supplement from Paizo. Pathfinder’s Pathfinder NPC Codex has been out for a while, since October 2012. However, I wanted to review it both traditionally, but also with an eye toward Geek Girls Gaming. As a note, I am currently running a Pathfinder Game as well as ...
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I found this movie after researching the last film I wrote about, Outpost and decided to research it. It has a interesting production story in that it had four different versions made because the director was never satisfied with it. It was also controversial for its time because of the ...
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May 23, 2013 marked the anniversary that is hard for me. A very good friend of mine passed away suddenly. His name was John Reavis and he was one of my closest friends and a guy that I gamed with for over 20 years. Whenever I had a game ready, he was there to play. We went through college ...
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For the inaugural column, I've selected a show which employs a popular naming technique wherein two English words are chosen seemingly at random and slapped together with no regard for coherence. So what could a show with a name like Pumpkin Scissors possibly be about? If you were to take some ...
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I was happy to be interviewed on Rolling Dice & Taking Names about con running and preparation.
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This movie is a rare one, but maybe I am alone in this. I found it on Netflix, watched it, bought it on Amazon, and watched it again. It is, in my estimation, a rare gem. But where can you go wrong with Nazi zombies? Like I said, this is one of my new favorite films because it just clicked ...
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Having reviewed a variety of science fiction films, I felt that I should try to watch some other genres. Fantasy was the next obvious route, but as we all know, Hollywood has a real bad history with fantasy. Only recently with movies like the Lords of the Rings trilogy and the Hobbit trilogy, ...
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