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The One About Cyberpunk

  THE ONE ABOUT CYBERPUNK Cyberpunk, or Cyberpunk 2020 as it became, is a role playing game I respect rather than like. It does many good things, in many ways it’s a great game but there is something about it which ...
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The One About Call of Cthulhu

Copyright Chaosium Games I’ll never forget my first ever game of Call of Cthulhu and if you began the same way as I did, I’ll wager you’ve never forgotten your first time either. There’s an introductory adventure that is...
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Blogxit

This hasn’t been an easy time for me, to be frank.  A lot of it has been fruitful from the point of view of family:  My sons are increasingly taking an interest in exactly the same things that I liked when I was th...
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Blogfinger

  NICK LOOKS IN DEPTH AT “GOLDFINGER”. At this point in my analysis of what makes James Bond movies so great, I want you to hold a thought…not just for this article but for the remainder of the series. O...
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Jeremy Corblog

New Labour leader…that’s ‘new’ Labour leader, not New Labour leader or new New Labour leader…Jeremy Corbyn took some time to appoint a Shadow Defence Secretary today.  Apparently he found it...
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Blog Gear: Addendum

I’m probably going to stir up a whole heap of trouble for myself in revisiting this topic, but since I posted my initial thoughts on the Jeremy Clarkson/Oisin Tymon “fracas” last week I’ve receive...
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Blog Gear

Do you want to know the quickest and easiest way to start a fight on a film or TV set?  Muck about with the catering. Catering is the lynch pin on which all productions hinge on.  Sure, it helps to have a fabulous set, a...
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Blogs of Endearment

For years I’ve been railing against the injustice in my mind that Terms of Endearment beat The Right Stuff to win the Academy Award for best movie in 1983.  Sure, I’ve also railed against the injustice that T...