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The Woman in Black Review with Notes for Roleplayers

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

The Woman in Black is a solid attempt to make a classic ghost story from the revived Hammer .  The film making combines the best of the old school Hammer with 21st century production values.  It takes a classic approach to horror eschewing the slasher / blood and gore school of horror. The cinema I […]

RPG First 11

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Or 11 Games every gamer should play before they fail their saving throw vs. death This post was inspired by the post on Dane of War’s blog now on Geekcentricity. In alphabetical order are eleven games that I think are really worth your time and money. These are all games that I have played on […]

7th Sea Burning & Ravenloft Ablaze

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

My 7th Sea feature review was my first article for Valkyrie. Its one of my favourite games of all time. At university I took a course on fire relating to building design. So when I was talking to a ‘zine (that I don’t think ever appeared) about 7th Sea articles and they were planning other […]

Why I Write Reviews

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Why do I write what I call reviews? The short answer: Because it helps me think about my own writing. The long answer: I used to write what I’ll call proper reviews, they’d appear in Valkyrie and Ragnarok.  My review of 7th Sea produced at short notice got me the writing gig with Valkyrie so […]

Just Messin' Around with Vue 7

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

I’ve just spent the evening messing around with Vue 7. Nothing really to show from tonight but I made the yet to be titled picture above last night. I’ve resized it for the web from a larger, print quality render and cropped it a little too. The ship is from Cornucopia 3D and the Water […]

A few Words Here and a few Words There

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Since I seem to be back to more regular blogging a quick post for tonight… Put the finishing touches to the second in a series of article for Ragnarok earlier tonight. One of those times when looking over some old stuff you get a fresh look at it and realise what it was lacking. In […]

Definitly Too Many Ideas

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

I’m having one of those weeks where I just seem to be constantly juggling projects… I’ve almost finished Dirk Dangerous and the Giant Balls of Doom. I’ve been retooling some of my old Ravenloft adventures for a more recent version of D&D. I’ve been answering questions about Vue 6 Tutorial: Cloud Layer Sculpting. I completely […]

Lets Go To The Castle At Night…

Friday, April 11th, 2008

… He won’t be expecting us then. A line from one character when friends of mine when playing the original Ravenloft adventure. I wasn’t actually there but I’ve heard it so often it almost feels like community property. I’d played the same scenario back in college so it made sense to me. Back on the […]

101 Ways to Lose Time #23

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

I was doing some tidying up and sorting out over the weekend when I came across the files of notes from my old gaming campaigns I ran at University. Leafing through them was a bad idea as I found the Ravenloft campaigns I ran for several years as introductory games for freshers. Some would say […]

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