Monthly Archives: October 2013

LOTR LCG: Making somebody a deck to love

I was surprised that even with the expanding card pool and the non-Star Wars LCG deck building nature of the game, when I managed to make a deck in about 10 minutes for someone that was pretty good and that … Continue reading

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Gencon 2013 Reflections Part III

This year was the first year that I actually managed to sign up for events before they were all sold out. I think I’ve said this on here before, but don’t bother to try to use generic tickets. Most of … Continue reading

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80’s Sci-fi classic book: Count Zero

It is amazing for how short of a book this is that it takes so damn long to read. Every word has a purpose and there are almost no filler words. I can only imagine that editing this book must … Continue reading

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I felt I needed an Elysium from my boredom and confusion

I was bound to be utterly disappointed by a movie at least once this year. I didn’t think it would be Matt Damon and the guy that made District 9. Despite my doubts though, Elysium was a pretty big let … Continue reading

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GenCon Reflections 2013 Part 2

The problems for me of having GenCon moved two weeks later continues to plague me. My goal was to write about the convention a lot in the weeks after the Con, so it would be fresh in my memory. DragonCon … Continue reading

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Gravity will make you wish you always have its namesake

I heard a few people say that Gravity was a really amazing movie. I knew nothing about it, I hadn’t even seen a preview. I had seen one or two 5-10 second teasers, and that was it. So, when I … Continue reading

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Evangel… no, Pacific Rim

Look, I love giant robots. I also tend to really love Ron Pearlman, especially when he does little bit parts. So when I saw the screenshots and previews for Pacific Rim, I knew I just had to see it in … Continue reading

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Working with Decals: 40k Edition

So, I’ve finally gathered the courage into diving into using Decals. My space marines have been waiting for decals before getting their final sealant coating for quite some time. Before proceeding with using my brand new airbrush, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Drinking, Fighting, and Reminiscing in The World’s End

I have enjoyed my year in movies, that year stayed strong for me with The World’s End. Though I couldn’t say that I could pin each of the characters in this group of guys with specific friends of mine, I … Continue reading

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A straight forward action romp of a book: Hell’s Faire

It has been a while since I read a John Ringo book, and this book is by no means a new release (being almost 10 years old), so I decided recently to finally jump back into the Legacy of the … Continue reading

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