Picture of the Day – “Best Family in the World” Edition

During our last Dungeons and Dragons game, Grandpa Eskimo ran off with my "nuggets" (giant petrified turds I rolled a natural 1 on when searching for treasure). When my father passed away, I got a package in the mail from Grandpa Eskimo. In it, my nuggets had turned into the coolest cufflinks in the galaxy. I [...]

SWTOR Exit Survey

My SWTOR account is on the way out. I decided not to resubscribe, but I have no doubt that I may eventually go back. Give the game a year or so, maybe less, and it may be worth the price of the subscription. Since BioWare didn't have a very robust comment system upon cancellation, I [...]

Shiny, New ARCs

I love getting books for free, so recently, when I was recently given two awesome ARCs, I thought I would share the love with you guys while I work on reading through them and getting the reviews written and edited. First, Adam "Ferrel" Trzonkowski sent me a shiny hardcopy of The Raider's Companion from Epic Slant Press. [...]

High Concept vs. High Character

When you're reading a story, watching a movie, or picking a new TV series to obsess over, which do you care about more--that the premise is new and interesting or that the characters are believable and interesting? I recently had a discussion with my wife about this because while watching Doctor Who with my dad, I had [...]