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Doug Knoth’s 7 of the Best

Battle Royale This was an amazing book which led to an amazing manga which led to an amazing movie. In the Dystopian future of Japan, riddled with all sorts of political problems, a class of High schoolers are selected yearly to battle to the death. Sounds familiar right?  Btw this was around long before The Hunger Games decided to steal …

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Guest Review: X-O Manowar #1

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop Matt Kindt -Writer Tomas Giorella -Artist Diego Rodriguez -Color X-O Manowar has been a favorite of mine since 1992. Jim Shooter and Bob Layton breathed life into the idea of an ancient Visigoth warrior from the 5th century AD being haphazardly thrust into alien slavery for seven years before fighting his way into an alien armory …

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Guest Review: Dark Souls: Tales of Ember

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop George Mann, Tauriq Moosa, and Michael Walsh – Writers Daniele Serra, Damien Worm, Michael Walsh & Dylan Burnett – Artists Dark Souls has been a favorite of mine for some time.  I have suffered, errr, I mean painstakingly played through every iteration of the game since its pseudo conceptual origin in the form of King’s Field …

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2017 200 Word RPG Challenge

If you want rules light RPGs, take a look at the 200 Word RPG Challenge. The aim is for a playable game that grabs attention without being outside the bounds of the rules. One is forced to economize on words and get to the meet of the game. There are judges and prizes. The winner will have their game published. …

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Guest Review: Torchwood Graphic Novel

Guest Writer: Tim Myers Pasquale Qualano—artist Antonio Fusio—artist Marco Lesko—colorist John and Carol Barrowman—creators Richard Starkings and Jimmy Betancourt—Lettering What can make fan boys and girls alike squeal with delight? Maybe that lovable rogue from the Doctor Who universe known as Captain Jack Harkness can do it, after all guys and girls both fawn over him. From the moment that …

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Guest Review: Doctor Who, Invasion of the Mindmorphs

Guest Writer: James Boney   Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year Two carries on with issue 15. This issue, Invasion of the Mindmorphs, is a continuation of the story began in issue 14, sees The Twelfth Doctor introducing a comic series artist and writer to the wonders of the universe. Van and Sonny been creating a comic book based on …

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Guest Review: Penny Dreadful

Guest Review: Tim Myers This is the graphic literary prequel by the team at Titan Comics based on the Showtime original series of the same name woven by executive co-producer John Logan. Enter a world of vampires as you delve into these 30 masterfully created panels. With themes of demonic possession and other occult occurrences, Chris King, the executive producer …

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Guest Review: Doppelganger #1

Guest Writer: Tim Myers A four-issue series by Jordan Hart, Doppelganger is about the beginning of one man’s descent into madness. Beginning with a small fender bender one afternoon, Dennis, our protagonist, has his life turned upside down in an unusual encounter with destiny. As we follow along and the situation becomes twisted, he finds that he has no choice …

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Dark Hold: Goblin Adventures

Written by Michael Smith The following review is for Dark Hold: Goblin Adventures by Rebel Minis. This game is dedicated to the small groveling races which scratch out an existence in the dark catacombs through which other heroes stride like unto gods. This book is Savage Worlds compatible allowing players and game masters to run a campaign revolving around low …