Category: Criticism

Title: Ready Player One Author: Ernest Cline Tags: Boy Fantasy, VR, Dystopian Future Reflections: With the impending release of the video adaptation, I was recently lent the book Ready Play One. After a week of effort, I finally finished reading it. I also finished...

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Apollo’s Fickleness

You know what we haven’t had in a good, long while? A proper rant. So never fear, intrepid reader, I have come to complain about something which has almost no bearing upon your life and, likewise, will not leave you the better for reading....

Winter Book Shelf – The Princess Game

Title: The Princess Game: A Reimagining of Sleeping Beauty Author: Melanie Cellier Series: The Four Kingdoms Tags: Young Adult, Fairy Tale Reflections: I don’t usually like to read books out of order. I make a point of starting series with book one. This not...

Winter Book Shelf – The Earl of Brass

Title: The Earl of Brass Author: Kara Jorgensen Tags: Clockwork, Adult, Fantasy Reflections: I suppose my first impressions were that the book was fine. There was nothing overtly offensive about the story or the writing. But that was a lazy anwer and the more...

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Raiders of the Lost Acropolis

So for Christmas, I was generously gifted a lovely two player game called Akrotiri. I’m a little hard pressed for two player board games and given that Kait’s really the only one willing to play with me, it’s been a boon to get some...

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A Tale of Madness and Mythos

Well something magical happened over the holidays. My family and I were able to find enough time to sit down and work through a new little game called Mythos Tales. Course, this game isn’t really new. I believe in released in 2016. What’s more,...

Winter Book Shelf – Coiled

I know it is has been a long time since I posted a book review. The end of last year (October – December) was a little chaotic for and I simply had no time for reading. However, the New Year has brought a few...

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All Aboard the Hype Train

So over a month ago Murder on the Orient Express released. I went to see it. I had always wanted to see it. The story is a little famous. Written by Agatha Christie if you didn’t know. Though it’s arguably her most famous story...

Schooled in Magic – Book Review

Good news – I have gained more employment. Bad news – I will have even less time for reading and writing reviews. Thus I anticipate this is going to be my last post for a while. Schooled in Magic is the first in a...

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We Can Stop Digging, Watson

Awhile ago, I reviewed Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective. Well, if you hadn’t enough of my complaining about the original game, my family and I have finally gotten through the expansion Jack the Ripper and West End Adventures. If you want a short, sweet summary...