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Going Abstract With TAK

Going Abstract With TAK Written by Ryan Barnard TAK is an entertaining spin on the game of Tic-Tac-Toe.  Originally a concept in the popular fantasy novel The Wise Man’s Fear (penned by Patrick Rothfuss,) TAK is described by the tale’s protagonist Kvothe as, “simple in its rules, [but] complex in its strategy.”  Although TAK’s rules were not created until after this novel was …

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A Peek At Midgard Worldbook

A Peek At Midgard Worldbook (created by Wolfgang Baur and Richard Green) Review by Ivar J Randall Midgard Worldbook was published in hardcover format, measuring 11 1/4th inches tall by 9 inches wide and 1 ½ inches thick. The book cover is chunky and very sturdy. The book has a heft about it, weighing nearly five pounds. The cover art …

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A Look Back At Heavy Metal #288

A Look Back At HEAVY METAL #288 (The “Weird” issue, published in November of 2017.) Reviewed by Ivar J. Randall. [Editor’s Note:  This month of November 2018 marks the 1-year anniversary of HEAVY METAL #288, a magazine issue that rocked the world of graphic literature. Enjoy this retrospective. – TC] HEAVY METAL #288 features contributions from Morrison, Bilal, Corben, Eastman, …

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Q&A Today with Wade Dyer

A pleasant interview article with Wade Dyer (talented Australian creator of the Fragged Empire RPG.) Let’s do this, with relish. Multiverse:  Hi Wade!  Did you enjoy a nice winter? Wade:  I did.  Here in Melbourne we have a running joke that we can enjoy all 4 seasons in 1 week. Multiverse:  Oh yeah?  Which was your favorite 1 of the 4 seasons …