It's also a huge download, just a squig short of a gig in size. Other than it's relative free-ness, where you can still opt to buy things as in-app purchases (like decks, foils etc.) that's all I can really tell you about as I'm still downloading the damned thing. All in all though, Ascension has... Continue Reading →
In my last review, I had a chance to wonder how magic might work in the real world and there were some pretty low-key but realistic ways that magic might really exist. In The Magicians by Lev Grossman there’s a more traditional fantasy take on magic set in the modern world. The novel follows Quentin... Continue Reading →
This is part of my ongoing series dissecting early Dungeons & Dragons, and building the retroclone Dungeon Raiders out of it. Magic has changed a lot in D&D. In Original D&D, there's no mechanical difference between magic-users and clerics. Each class has different spell lists, and clerics have no spells at level 1, but otherwise they both... Continue Reading →
Howdies! If you are just coming across this this is the third part of a three part series; Part 1 and Part 2 have bits of fiction related to the third bit and have more on this subject, so feel free to check those out first. If you aren't interested in the fiction, skip down... Continue Reading →
Howdies! If you're just rolling in for the first time, you can find the first part of this series here. Also, there's a bit of fiction to go along with the article. Enjoy! Detective Zesh Bwadne knocked on the door of the house. He waited for the door to open, waited for the reaction. After... Continue Reading →
I started writing this article and it got too big for one post. So I am posting it piece by piece over the next three weeks. In addition, I'm doing something a little different and throwing in a bit of fiction to go up with the write up. Hope you enjoy it. Eriza picked... Continue Reading →
From the back cover: "The Warden's life of drugged iniquity is shaken by his discovery of a murdered child down a dead-end street...setting him on a collision course with the life he left behind." Book in stores Tuesday, August 16.
Jazz is one of the most magical forms of music. You take a pattern and make variations on it, turning it into an expression of your very own. In this way, every jazz song is different, and every jazz musician has their own variation on the same songs. In Moon Over Soho, Ben Aaronovitch shows his "chops" and follows a variation of his previous book, Midnight Riot, in a remarkable and highly entertaining way.