A moderately influential warlord is only as influential as he is capable at the task of carving up his colleagues, i.e. other warlords. This one would be one hell of a stickler for the collegial spirit; and when I say that, I mean that his belief in killing warlords in order to consume their spirit is... Continue Reading →
Sunday ComiX: The Morally Ambiguous (Sometime) X-Men!
Sundays are for...struggling with the morality of questionable characters who occasionally take part in the X-Men roster! Bit of a stretch? Oh, well. Let's start it off with my most favorite character in comic books, drum roll, please... Max Eisenhardt aka Erik Magnus Lensherr aka MAGNETO, MASTER OF MAGNETISM: Absolute madman, whose POWERS OVER MAGNETISM™ can allow him... Continue Reading →
Saturday Night Gaming: Pyre #01
Supergiant games deliver yet again. That makes for three outstanlion p kdiglng, visually stunning --breathtaking, even -- games, each three years apart from the other, starting with Bastion, transitioning with Transistor and now, the largest of them all, Pyre. I have played too little of Pyre since it came out on Tuesday (July 25). Not... Continue Reading →
50 Posts Post!
Woo-hoo. I am overjoyed. Here's to 500 more. *dances moodily*
Thursday Recommendation: Half a King
Joe Abercrombie is a master of subverting expectations. I have yet to touch Abercrombie's most well-known work, the First Law trilogy, although I have only heard good -- Nay, great -- things about it. Now that I've read the first book in the Shattered Sea trilogy, I am more than looking forward to that experience.... Continue Reading →
The Unintentionally Helpful Villain, Vol. 08 — No Patricide goes Unpunished
Read the previous Volume here. Diary Entry #0160 I am told that I have entered the first of many identical free human kingdoms. This one shares a border with mine lands. That is what makes it special. Bah, humans are strange folk. So glad am I that I no longer fill their ranks that I could incinerate a... Continue Reading →
Writing Advice: Humor
Humor is one of the fundamental ingredients in any story. From horror to drama to epic fantasy - no matter the genre, there's always time to lighten up the tension with a healthy dose of humor! Humor can be a genre in itself, as well - Douglas Adams and Terry Pratchett are two masters who... Continue Reading →
Top Ten Things I would do if I were a Dazzlingly Hot Prince in a Fantasy Realm!
Look at my reflection on every possible orifice in my luxurious manor or castle - mirror, guard armor, pond - you name it, if it reflects my face, I will stare at it for hours! Save any and every helpless princess I can find *authorly groan*, marry her and consecutively order her assassination. I am... Continue Reading →
Sunday ComiX: Defining the X-Men, Vol. 02 — The Second(ish) Generation
Sundays are for my favorite activity - Defining the X-Men in a sentence! This week's picks are some of the most important, influential and beloved of all X-Men characters...as well as some less-known characters, which never the less have great importance within the X-Men continuum! Hold on to yo butts! Lorna Dane, aka Polaris: Magneto's... Continue Reading →
Saturday Night Gaming: Critiques and Wolfenstein: The New Order
Whenever I begin writing a video critique or review for a game, I spend some time considering how to go about it. This blog post will look at the reasons behind my choices and plan for the (as of yet) unfinished critique; if you enjoy talk about gaming, you might enjoy it, and if you don't --... Continue Reading →