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Robin Hood Just Not Right?

Sunday, October 22nd, 2006

I can’t put my finger on it still but after 3 episodes of the new BBC Robin Hood I just don’t find it satisfying. Maybe it’s the anachronisms. Maybe it’s the desire to be modern and relevant to current events. Maybe I prefer my Robin to be a commoner rather than the Robin of Loxley […]

The Outsiders: Liverpool doubles for… Everywhere

Friday, October 6th, 2006

One of the fun things with living in Liverpool is playing spot the Liverpool location in TV and films doubling for other places. I watched ITV’s The Outsiders that I recorded on Tuesday earlier. Lots of Liverpool to spot including some interior shots that I’m pretty certain were done in the building at the University […]

Ragnarok – The Big Five O

Thursday, August 24th, 2006

Ragnarok Issue 50 landed through my door today with articles on wargaming Ragnarok, combat engineering for Dirtside 2, a scenario for Space Vixens From Mars, the Ottoman air fleet in Aeronef and the usual regular review columns. Steve F’s last issue as editor (thanks for the hard work over the last 10 issues Steve) before […]

Random Thoughts

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006

Can it be a coincidence that “Quantum Leap” and “Life on Mars” both have lead characters called Sam? That both of them appear to be able to travel in time but only in their own lifetimes? Do they both have something they need to put right so they can get home? Maybe it’s a coincidence. […]

First thoughts on New Game with No Name (Yet)

Monday, January 30th, 2006

So I want to do stuff for the new web site. I’ve got several stories underway. I should come up with a game idea to work on too. For years I’ve been playing round with an idea for a game that can be used as both a role playing game and a wargame without any […]

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