[NO SPOILERS IN THIS SECTION] The most recent trend in board game design is the concept of a ‘Legacy’ game: a game that changes permanently every time you play it. This started with Risk: Legacy, where you could erect buildings in specific countries with different effects, destroy countries entirely, and gain bonuses for your unique … Continue reading Telling a story one cube at a time – Pandemic Legacy Season 1 Review
** Just in case you missed the first warning, here's another. Warning! Spoilers ahead! ** How does one review half a story? Comic stories are, by their very nature, episodic and serial. In this Golden Age of television, millions are starting to understand how powerful a serial story told in singular episodes can be. When … Continue reading Josh jumps right into the action with the Avengers: Infinity War!
Marvel stories are, at their heart, about a battle. Usually, like in the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War, the battle is for control of our world, or of the whole universe. Other times, the field of battle is smaller. It is the fate of a country, or the soul of a king. That doesn’t make … Continue reading Black Panther Review
Sitting down to begin this review, I struggled for several minutes simply trying to put my thoughts into words. For once, I feel as though reviewing this series may be beyond the scope of my abilities. I’ll do what I can. N. K. Jemisin qualifies as one of the great science-fiction/fantasy writers; I’d say of … Continue reading Broken Earth Trilogy – Review
Boasting one of the most diverse casts in the history of Marvel comics, Runaways changed the tone of Marvel forever when it debuted in 2003. Created by Brian K. Vaughn and Adrian Alphona, Runaways tells the story of six teenagers who discover their parents are supervillains. Telling a simple story of escaping from under their … Continue reading Runaways – Review
I don’t watch much anime. Okay, that’s a bit of a lie. I said it because I wanted you to think that I’m just an “average person” who happened to stumble across Steins;Gate and that I’m recommending it to you as an “average person.” Because “average people don’t seem to watch anime” is the general … Continue reading Steins;Gate – Review
Remarkable. Just remarkable. The City & the City is my first foray into the works of China Miéville, and I did not leave disappointed. Mostly. All of the elements that I gravitate towards were there. Most notably, there was a compelling setting with a twist: a Schrodinger’s cat city that, when looked at one way, … Continue reading City and the City – Review