Monthly Archives: March 2014

Five franchises I’d like to see rebooted/remade

Very often, rebooting a franchise (or even just remaking a single film) can be a disaster; after all, we all know the saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” However, occasionally such reboots are done well and can either … Continue reading

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How to create a well motivated character

A couple of posts ago, I wrote about my annoyance with RPG characters that are purely motivated by money. Today, I’m going to expand on that a little by talking about character motivations in general. When creating a character in … Continue reading

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Top five neat video game concepts

I am not a huge video game afficionado as there have always been activities I’ve preferred (reading, roleplaying, watching movies) and these days I just don’t have the time anyway. However, I have played a few games in my time, … Continue reading

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Five things that mystify me about sleeping children

There are many things that mystify me about children; where they learn to stamp their feet (not from their parents, at least in most cases), why things they like one day make them cry the next (and visa versa), what … Continue reading

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D&D Cliches

I have been playing D&D on and off for about twenty years now. In that time I have seen some magnificent characters and some terrible ones (some of which have been mine). Now, I don’t begrudge people the opportunity to … Continue reading

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I’ve got some reading to do

I read a short article on the BBC a couple of days ago about books and the number of them that sit on bookshelves unread (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-26470286). With this in mind, I thought I would perform a quick count of my … Continue reading

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Top Five Things That Have Slightly Annoyed Me

I’m going to have a bit of a whine today (because my last post on the extinction of the human race was far too upbeat). I am sure that all of us have encountered things in our lives that have … Continue reading

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