This week’s Random Encounter comes to you solely because it snowed a half an inch in about 1 hour’s time this afternoon in Maryland. Trapped in such weather, be sure to arm yourself with delicious meats, so as to fling them at other survivors in hopes that the Ninjar…Polinja…Polar Bearinjas forsake you for a more protein […]
Archives for January 2007
Terminator. Robocop. A few surprises. Up here is Part 1, Part 2 and a preview for Part 3 after the jump…
Last week’s poll showed that most people are anticipating a Game of Thrones TV Show, while Wheel of Time, Watchmen, Wonder Woman, and NGE all tied for second. We’re certainly hoping that all of them turn out excellent! This week’s Inquisition is about choosing your flaws with your gifts, what would you accept in order […]
Title: To Say Nothing of the Dog Year of Publication: 1998 Genre: Science-Fiction/Humour Length: 493 pages Rating: 4.5/5 – Worth paying full price Review: To Say Nothing of the Dog starts off in the 1940s, in a rather unsafe version of the 21st century’s Coventry Cathedral. There, a bunch of historians, one of which is […]
Remember, I like me some SPOILERS!
This past week, aside from dealing with massive web-related headaches, I managed to re-read Raph Koster’s excellent presentation from the 2005 Game Developer’s Conference. Any serious student of games owes it to themselves to take a look through. It’s witty, it’s fairly accesible, and it avoids being dry like many academic studies on the subject. […]
WoW Insider has a nice article about what the (pre-expansion) instance bosses are up to now that they have become in almost all senses useless and unneccesary, and they offer up some basic suggestions for Blizzard to make them relevant again. It is really a huge shame that the end-game content millions of people have […]
I speak to you now on a laptop, in front of a dormant desktop monitor, that is currently piggybacking off of a generous (read: ignorant) neighbor’s wireless. There is a mug of milk laden with oreo residue to my left, and a distraught/disorganized mid-unpacking catastrophe desk beneath it all. Our internet evolves sometime at the […]
A fake quasi-documentary that looks at D&D players. Though very amateurish, it has some pretty funny moments that make us look weirder than we already are.
Following up on last week’s news that Game of Thrones will be adapted to an HBO series, we ask the question: Of the upcoming adaptations of books and comics to tv shows or movies, who would you like to see cast in one of these projects? Some of these announced but uncast adaptations are listed […]