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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