A Place of Peace – Review of “Exandria Unlimited” Episode Six “A Gift Among the Green”

With only three episodes left in the Exandria Unlimited miniseries, the overall plot of the story needed to move forward in a big way. Episode Six of the series, titled “The Gift Among the Green” certainly delivered on that, with quiet moments of revelation followed by a stunning turn of events at the end. The … Continue reading A Place of Peace – Review of “Exandria Unlimited” Episode Six “A Gift Among the Green”

The Dark Future – Alternative History of R. Talsorian Games’ Cyberpunk Game

Core Rulebook for R. Talsorian Games' Cyberpunk Red. I’m a fan of alternate history stories. The main reason I like them is that they are a classic case of Socratic questioning: Suppose _____ is true, what happens next? Role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons, Warhammer Fantasy, and others that are more based in medieval European-style … Continue reading The Dark Future – Alternative History of R. Talsorian Games’ Cyberpunk Game

Malevolence and Beauty – Review of “Exandria Unlimited” Episode Five “A Test of Worth”

There are moments in any Dungeons and Dragons game that focuses on narrative and player decisions where the consequences of their previous actions come to the forefront. In the latest episode of Exandria Unlimited, titled “A Test of Worth”, the still un-named party of adventurers experience the repercussions of their decision to keep the Circlet … Continue reading Malevolence and Beauty – Review of “Exandria Unlimited” Episode Five “A Test of Worth”

Glitter and Glamour – Review of “Exandria Unlimited” Episode Four “By The Road”

Another week has gone by and another episode of Exandria Unlimited has been posted. This past week’s episode, “By The Road”, found the party of glorious idiots (and I use that term with love and affection for the characters) encountering a dark reflection of one of their own, picking up a new companion, and finding … Continue reading Glitter and Glamour – Review of “Exandria Unlimited” Episode Four “By The Road”

C is for Comic Books – An ABC’s Essay

Classic Comics. Source If you enjoy this essay, please click on the Buy Me A Coffee link to the right and show your support. Supporters and Members get early access to posts like this one, as well as exclusives only available to Members and Supporters. More than any other product of our culture, comic books … Continue reading C is for Comic Books – An ABC’s Essay

Everything is Broken in the End – Review of “Loki” Episode Six “For All Time. Always.”

If you enjoy this review, consider using the Buy Me A Coffee link on the right to show your support. Supporters and Members get early access to posts like this, as well as exclusives only available on Buy Me A Coffee. Just like that, Loki establishes the next major arc for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. … Continue reading Everything is Broken in the End – Review of “Loki” Episode Six “For All Time. Always.”

It’s Always Glorious In Emon – Review of “Exandria Unlimited” Episode Three “A Glorious Return”

If you enjoy this review, please consider signing up for Buy Me A Coffee (link to the right). For $10 a month, you can get early access to posts like this before they become public. To say that as a fan of Critical Role I was excited for this episode of Exandria Unlimited would be … Continue reading It’s Always Glorious In Emon – Review of “Exandria Unlimited” Episode Three “A Glorious Return”

Into The Void – Review of “Loki” Episode 5 “Journey Into Mystery”

The second to last episode of Loki did not disappoint. Answers are provided, some of the show’s mysteries are solved, and we get an Alligator Loki. What’s not to love about all of this craziness? Of all the episodes so far, episode five “Journey Into Mystery” is by far the most epic in scale, on … Continue reading Into The Void – Review of “Loki” Episode 5 “Journey Into Mystery”

A Trip to the Oh No Plateau – Review of “Exandria Unlimited” Episode 2 “The Oh No Plateau”

Source. When things are going swimmingly in a Dungeons and Dragons campaign, it usually means not much is happening. That cannot be said for the second episode of Exandria Unlimited, titled “The Oh No Plateau”. The nascent group of adventurers find themselves in an even bigger mess than they were before and a new set … Continue reading A Trip to the Oh No Plateau – Review of “Exandria Unlimited” Episode 2 “The Oh No Plateau”

Broken Messiah – Review of Frank Herbert’s “Dune Messiah”

Cover Art for "Dune Messiah". Source If you like this review, consider hitting the Buy Me a Coffee link to the right and supporting me through there. One-time donations and memberships are greatly appreciated. You'll also gain early access to posts like this one. Frank Herbert’s legacy in science fiction is one that he spent … Continue reading Broken Messiah – Review of Frank Herbert’s “Dune Messiah”