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The Spider Dance

Incy, Wincy Spider…. “The Spider Dance” by Nick Setchfield

by Mark Cantyon 21/08/2019
Reading more like Harry Palmer than James Bond, the Spider Dance is memory of a simpler time, when World War 2 was a recent memory, and the Iron Curtain carved the battered, burgeoning and caged chaos of the 50s asunder.

Rivers of London: Water Weed, by Ben Aaronovitch

by Laura Bensonon 16/01/2019
New from acclaimed British author and all around nerd Ben Aaronovitch is volume 4 of his graphic novels based of his award winning book series Rivers of London. For those who have not read his work, fear not! One doesn’t need to have read the original books to enjoy this graphic novel series. The world […]

Magic: the Gathering – It’s Innistrad, Jim, but not as we know it

by MrCraiggyon 19/07/2016
Magic: the Gathering, flagship title in the world of collective card games, stalwart veteran of the tabletop gaming culture and now in its 23rd year and boasting well over 20 million players worldwide. Magic is definitely the defining archetypal geeky card game. Currently, it’s a very exciting time to be a Magic player, as the […]

The Six-Gun Tarot: aka “Cowboys and Injuns and Elder Gods, oh my!”

by MrCraiggyon 24/05/2016
It’s very rare that I am one to judge a book by its cover, what with novels having different editions etc. But there was something about this particular book that grabbed me; perhaps it was the upside down skeleton dressed as a cowboy, leering and grinning madly from the shelf at me. Maybe it was […]

Fantastic Beasts

Magical New Trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

by Becca Harperon 11/04/2016
You are invited by J.K. Rowling to go back to the wizarding world of Harry Potter as the magical trailer for the ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ flies in. My response? a lot of OOOOs and AAHHHs even a couple of goosebump moments. There is more magic than we have seen in the […]

Retribution Falls a.k.a “You can’t take the sky from me, again…”

by MrCraiggyon 30/08/2015
So, I have just finished a story, an adventure if you will, one so bold and vibrant that it reached into my very soul and hugged me. This was a story about love, about friendship, about ships and piracy and crime, with a bunch of mismatched characters on a crew underneath a Captain with enough issues […]

Magic Of Myths: Faerie

by Callum Tyndallon 16/03/2015
Magic of Myths: Faerie is an interesting prospect. It serves as a sort of side text to the core canon text of Magic of Myths (a review of which can be found here), exploring an aspect of the narrative’s world that has been somewhat alluded to before, but never fully explored. While Magic of Myths focuses on the […]

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Delayed

by Callum Tyndallon 08/12/2014
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has now experienced a second delay, with its release date being pushed back to May 19, 2015. Developer CD Projekt Red has announced in an open letter that due to the ambition of the game build, there are still bugs to fix and features that are not yet working correctly that […]

Benedict Cumberbatch Confirmed as Doctor Strange

by Callum Tyndallon 05/12/2014
After several months of rumour starting in October, Benedict Cumberbatch has now been confirmed as the Sorcerer Supreme. In an official statement from Marvel, producer Kevin Feige has said “Stephen Strange’s story requires an actor capable of great depth and sincerity. In 2016, Benedict will show audiences what makes Doctor Strange such a unique and compelling […]

Golem Arcana – The Future of War gaming?

by Bevan Clatworthyon 15/10/2014
Last year, Harebrained Schemes joined with a design team that included Jordan Weisman (of FASA (Battletech) and Wizkids fame) to bring something very special to the world via Kickstarter. With over half a million dollars in pledges and nearly 2200 backers, Golem Arcana made a lot of promises. A year on, has HBS delivered? First, […]