Category Archives: Review

The Laundry is here

On Thursday I received ‘The Laundry‘ in the post. The announcement came back in March so I was really excited to get the book in the post this week. I have now spent a few hours reading it (all but … Continue reading

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OK, it’s no secret I’m just a big geek.

I got the Serenity book a few months ago from Sub City in Dublin and the Smallville book arrived today from Amazon. Both use derivatives of the Cortex system from Margaret Weiss Productions. While Serenity uses the Cortex systems in … Continue reading

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•REC (spoilers! beware!)

Last night, due to the absence of Jim, we watched movies up at Graham’s rather than gaming. When I arrived (a little late due to teleconferences with NBC), they were just finishing off Dead Set. Michael’s opinion was that it … Continue reading

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Solipsist RPG Review

I ordered Solipsist yesterday, paper and PDF, and spent a bit of last night poring over the PDF version. I’ll start out this potted review by saying that it’s shockingly good, easily one of the best Indie games I’ve read. … Continue reading

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MURDERDROME: iPhone comic reader BANNED!

Wednesday afternoon I popped round to Paul’s house for a quick chat (and a couple of headache tablets) and I saw a demo of MurderDrome, the first iteration of a new comic application for the iPhone. There have been a … Continue reading

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M&M2e: hero or zero?

Mutants and Masterminds gets a lot of airplay on the internet forums: any time someone asks about superhero games, a raft of people come out of the woodwork to impose it upon you. I bought M&M 1st Edition a few … Continue reading

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Mario Kart for the Wii

Last weekend we picked up Mario Kart for the Wii for a fiver after trading in two games that we neither liked nor played (Wabbit Wampage? Cars?) and I must say it was the best fun I’ve had since I … Continue reading

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Albion

Okay, maybe this proves I’m not a comic geek but I’m seriously underwhelmed. It’s like the British version of Planetary. And not very good.

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I am Legend, alternative ending

The alternative ending to “I am Legend” was posted on FirstShowing.net. Ironically, it restores the meaning of I Am Legend though Neville’s ending is different. It would have made a better movie ending for sure.

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I Am Legend

I’ve read the book and watched both Omega Man and the recent Will Smith adaptation. I am looking forward to the March 18th release of the DVD, if only for the alternative ending. Both deviate from the novel wildly but … Continue reading

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