Tag Archive: RPG

CCLAP Fridays: On Being Human: Warhammer 40K Space Marines

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I continue my essay series “On Being Human”, this week exploring the dark world of Warhammer 40K and the Space Marines.

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CCLaP Fridays: On Being Human: An Introduction

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My introductory essay to my series, “On Being Human” has been posted on CCLaP.

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Introducing CCLaP Fridays

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I will be writing reviews and themed essays at the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography.

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Mechanicum (The Horus Heresy, Book 9) by Graham McNeill

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The Horus Heresy series continues in Graham McNeill’s epic Mechanicum.  Graham McNeill is one of the Black Library’s “dream team” writers.  The other members of the trio include the hyper-prolific Dan Abnett and… Continue reading

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The Art of Reviewing Special Edition(TM): The 20 Minute “Avatar” Review

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Every blog needs a large-scale project. The Art of Reviewing will explore reviewing as an art form and as a valuable element to understanding society.  During this project, I will profile specific reviewers… Continue reading

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Battle for the Abyss (The Horus Heresy, Book 8) by Ben Counter

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Battle for the Abyss by Ben Counter begins with the construction of the gigantic battleship, the Furious Abyss, within the hollow center of Thule, a moon of Saturn.  The Mechanicum construct the ship… Continue reading

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Guild Musings: Musing #2: Chat channels and wifi

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For Better or Worse: The Knights of Good The third episode of The Guild, the plot hinges on Codex’s inability to bring the Knights of Good back together.  Codex (Felicia Day) cautiously and… Continue reading

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Legion (Horus Heresy, Book 7) by Dan Abnett

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Can Dan Abnett save the franchise? After the underwhelming Descent of Angels by Mitchel Scanlon, the Horus Heresy series is in desperate need of revival.  None is better equipped to revive the flagging… Continue reading

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Guild Musings: Musing #1: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

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“The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” – Gil Scott-Heron Note: To avoid confusion, italics will differentiate the Guild (show) from the Guild (group of characters). Two episodes into its third season, The Guild… Continue reading

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Book Review: Descent of Angels (The Horus Heresy, Book 6) by Mitchel Scanlon

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The Horus Heresy series continues in its sixth installment, Descent of Angels, written by Mitchel Scanlon. The series makes a major reversal with this series. Scanlon has written previous novels for the Black… Continue reading

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