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Teri Literco and the Health Benefits of Miniature Wargaming

Teri Literco’s vlogs on miniature wargaming and painting minis have been a boon to those who are just beginning in the hobby or have been interested but haven’t yet taken those first few steps. In a recent new video, Teri talks about the mental health benefits of miniature wargaming. A departure from her usual tutorials, it’s an important subject which …

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Book Retort: The Spider King

Guestwriter: John Enfield Writer: Josh Vann Art: Simone D’Armini Colors: Adrian Bloch Ever since people in Iceland began setting the Old Norse epic songs and poems down in writing in the 1200’s, these stories, and ones inspired by them, have been re-told and re-imagined in a myriad of ways.  “The Spider King” comic books by Josh Vann, Simone D’Armini, Nic …

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Book Retort: Relic of the Dragon

Guestwriter: John Enfield Writer: Adrian Benatar Art: Miguel Angel Garcia “Will you prepare to attack the creature (turn to 162) or attempt to talk with it (turn to 256)?” Back in the day, the best way to scratch your itch for RPG action when your D&D group wasn’t meeting and you wanted an experience a bit more detailed than playing …

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Star Trek Panic! Is Tribble Approved

This review is possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY and Spock. Many licensed tie-in games merely slap the name onto the box and make it vaguely themed. However, Star Trek Panic! by Fireside Games delivers more than just their Castle Panic! game with a sci-fi twist. The Enterprise model is wonderfully sturdy and makes me want …

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Ogre’s Trumpet: Guided By Voices Live

When a double album seems too short, you’ve got something.   The first true Guided By Voices live album is an essential purchase for fans, and a good starting point for the curious. There is a point in most old-growth artists careers when the release of new records slows to a trickle or stops. The new records either fade from …

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THE X-FILES: SEASON 11, EPISODE 5 – “Ghouli”

Guest Writer: Nick Monitto Aboard an abandoned ship called the “Chimera”, two high-school aged girls are exploring separately. Yelling into the darkness, each asks “Are you Ghouli?” One crashes through a deck into a room where the other is standing. They charge at each other, stabbing desperately. From separate points of view, we note that each one sees the other as …

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The Trogotronic 679 Gran Fury: Some Necessary Exposition

http://www.trogotronic.com A handy discussion for the perplexed. An intriguing red box. Knobs. Switches. Buttons. Inputs. A solitary vacuum tube protrudes. The eye is drawn, this is a visually intriguing unit. Trogotronic should be given a great deal of credit for making their product eye-catching, and for producing hype interesting enough to make you curious about their products. There does seem …

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Redlands Vol 1 TP

-This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Guest Writer: Bill Coffin Story / Art: Jordie Bellaire, Vanesa Del Rey Cover: Vanesa Del Rey Redlands, Florida, 1977. A one-horse town in the middle of the swamp someplace East of nowhere is under siege. The entire police department has barricaded itself inside …