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VGC Day 2: Your Favourite Character

This is an easy one!  My favourite character from any game is Manny Calavera from Grim Fandango.  Manny begins the game as a grim reaper, working for the Department of Death to pay off his debts…


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VGC Day 1: Very First Video Game

The earliest video game that I remember playing was actually one of the true classics.  I speak of Super Mario World for the SNES. To me, this remains the best Mario game ever made, and possibly…


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30 Day Video Game Challenge: Prelude

In what I can only describe as tumblr-inspire foolishness, I’m having a go at one of these 30 day blogging challenges.  The one I have chosen to try is the 30 day video game challenge…





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Dresden Files RPG: Session 5

This week, we returned to our much-delayed Dresden Files Roleplaying Game campaign.  Although the events of the session took place over a relatively short period of in-game time, our play was dense with action and full…




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Path of a Lightsaber

There’s a really beautiful Star Wars video making the rounds, which shows the journey of Anakin’s lightsaber throughout the saga.  When you do think about it, it’s quite the macguffin for the series, being passed on…




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First Impressions: Rex

Last night, I finally got Rex: Final Days of an Empire to the table.  We played a six player game, so every faction was used and the game was reasonably busy.  This was a game…