Monthly Archives: August 2013

I’ve explored the multiverse… it didn’t take long

There is a theory, often used in fiction, that every time you make a decision or an event occurs, multiple universes are created, each stemming from the possible outcomes of that decision/event. So, when I decide which way to go … Continue reading

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A dark and mysterious box

It’s not often that an iPad game gets me really enthusiastic. Don’t get me wrong, I have my favourites and I’ll make recommendations to anyone that asks, but I see most iPad games as mild diversions (which most of them … Continue reading

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Top 5 Gunfights

Exactly what it says on the tin The Bourne Identity – Bourne vs the Professor This film is here for similar reasons to its inclusion in my top 5 chases; it was a very smart sequence that was completely different … Continue reading

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Things my son will play with in preference to his toys

DVDs, the DVD player, remote controls, wires, coasters, candles, candle holders, phones, my work ID (a particular favourite), books, cutlery, decorative coals from the fire, the washing machine, shoes, my shaver, the bathroom scales, clothes (worn or not), glasses (drinking), … Continue reading

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Alice’s Advenures in Ravenloft

I doodled this picture a couple of weeks ago. I am now following it up with a more detailed description of the encounter. Much like the original book, it doesn’t make a lot of sense, but there you go. There … Continue reading

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Five things I hate to see on Facebook

There’s a lot of debate about social media, but I personally think that Facebook is a positive thing. My friends and family are quite well dispersed, so I don’t see any of them as often as I might like; Facebook … Continue reading

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A mystery, wrapped in an enigma… and then sealed in a bottle to annoy some nerds

In my last blog post, I made mention of items in roleplaying games that never get used because they’re always being saved for a better opportunity. This got me thinking about one such item in a recent D&D game that … Continue reading

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