Sunday, 31 December 2017
|Follow Me, And Die! header art by Del Tiegeler|
Follow Me, And Die! is the wonderfully named blog of veteran gamer Larry Hamilton who loves sharing his experiences and acquired knowledge of the finer points of our great hobby. The blog is a mine of delightfully distracting rabbit holes that it's easy to lose yourself in for hours... and come away with a gem you can use at your own table.
(1) How long have been blogging, and how’d you get into it in the first place?
I started my blog in July, 2009. Initially, I wrote about memories from back in the day and some things about my campaign world when I finally introduced my sons to D&D. I'm what you'd call old school. I like the games I started with. I also play some newer games, but many of them harken back to the day, like DCC or Swords & Wizardry. I do play 5e at conventions, and hope to start a 5e game either in person or online in 2018.
(2) What do you blog about, and how frequently do you post?
Most recently I focus on reviews. I started reviewing things I purchased, and then products from Kickstarters I backed. I have had several people approach me to do reviews. I'm a bit behind on those at the moment. I also write tables and other ideas that I think would be cool.
For two years I participated in the A to Z Challenge held in April. One year, the A to Z topics were focused on various aspects of cities to help me distil what I wanted to have in some ancient abandoned cities in my campaign world.
One year I posted every day until September/October when I ran out of new topics I felt a need to blog about.
I have started a YouTube channel, and try to do companion articles on my blog. I'm approaching 700 articles on my blog.
At Gary Con 8 in 2016, I ran into Jayson Elliot of the new TSR and he invited me to write for Multiverse.world. As a long time gamer, being able to say that I write for TSR is some awesome geek cred.
(3) How does your blog stand out from all the rest?
I share things from my perspective. I think I see things differently from some people. Some ideas that really seem to generate a lot of interest. Unfortunately, I don't have a formula for generating the ideas that others find as interesting as I do.
(4) What’s the best (and worst) thing about blogging?
The best is when someone comes up at a convention and says, "I read your blog!" That is really cool.
Meeting people at conventions and getting to meet people I follow online and playing at the same table. Much of the back and forth that happens online or at conventions sets up a sequence that leads to more neat ideas and blog posts.
I also met Satine Phoenix at Gary Con 8, with no idea who she was. She is a smart and friendly person with a great love for the game. She did the avatar for my social media and redesigned my blog header. I got to play in the first game she ran at a convention at Gary Con 9 this past spring.
Del Teigeler made an image I use in rotation for my blog headers, and is the header I use on Twitter. He is a lot of fun to game with.
Being more in touch with people around the world who love the game is also more valuable. The internet has allowed us to pool so much knowledge about the way we play and run our games. In spite of the different interpretations on rules, and different games, one can see all the commonalities. I marvel at just how big the pool of players is worldwide. The internet has made is so we can share ideas with people we will never meet, but in near real time. For online play, it is only time differences that prevent us from playing with some people.
The worst thing is not knowing what to write about, or when it feels like drudgery. I do it because I love it. Another bad thing is that it is a money pit. I have made a few dollars over the years as an affiliate on the OBS sites (DriveThruRPG and RPGNow). But that has only bought more stuff for me to use and review. I have no illusions that I will break through the crowd and be able to make a living at it.
(5) Do you have any self-imposed rules (or guidelines) for your blog?
I avoid real world politics and other hot button real world issues that are not related to gaming. I want my game discussion to be about games. That being said, my recent article, Table Manners, points out that respect and basic human decency is not politics.
We should be kind and supportive to all who want to play the game. I felt a need to publish my own Table Manners as my own line in the sand for acceptable behaviour in the world of games, and as a springboard for discussion.
My aim is to be positive and look at the fun and enjoyment in gaming. I avoid getting caught up in the latest rant du jour on social media gaming circles. It is a game and supposed to be fun.
While I try to be positive, when I do a review, I try to be honest. Most things I have reviewed have been things that are within my interests. However, if there are spelling, grammar, and formatting issues, I really go to task on a published product. If it is a pre-release copy, I am much more forgiving.
(6) Name one blog everyone should be reading (other than your own).
There are a lot of good ones out there. Alex Schroeder has a lot of cool posts, he also hosts the Campaignwiki site, and the OSR Links to Wisdom. He also has some online tools, like Gridmapper that are fun to play with.
Blog of Holding has an interesting mix of articles, including some for 5e.
Saturday, 30 December 2017
Readers of HeroPress have spoken: Middle-Earth has been chosen as your preferred fantasy getaway location (by a quarter of our readers).
Throughout December, readers were invited to participate in an opinion poll of possible fantasy holiday locations (that you would visit as you, not as a fictional character).
My choice, Narnia (I liked the snow and talking animals), led for the first week, then Middle-Earth roared ahead and didn't look back for the rest of the month.
This will please +Anthony Hargis, a vocal cheerleader for this setting throughout the duration of the poll.
While it's understandable that only a mere 1.59% would want to visit Panem (and run the risk of being chosen to participate in a Hunger Games), I was shocked that anyone - let alone 3.17% of our readers - would really want to stay in Gotham, which must have the highest dangerous crime rate of any of the possible destinations (even the wretched hives of scum and villainy found on Tatooine).
It's the Christmas season and a lonely woman goes on a blind date unbeknownst to her that her date is an active and notorious serial killer, The Brentwood Strangler. Is this love at first sight? Or the worst (and last) date of her life?
It's a blind date. Keep an open mind.
- Written and Directed by John Fitzpatrick (Skypemare, Scary Endings)
- Cinematography by Nicholas Kaat
- Executive Producers: Far From Everything Films: Nina Friis and Jennifer Van Gessel
- Producers: Ryan Dillon, John Fitzpatrick, Sarah Fitzpatrick and Adam J. Yeend
- Jordan Ladd (Cabin Fever, Death Proof, Grace)
- Adam J. Yeend (Skypemare, The Grinning Man, Liz & Dick)
- Maximilian Osinski (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Last Ship)
- Annika Marks (Skypemare, The Fosters)
- Ryan Dillon (Skypemare, Littlerock)
- Cameron Daddo (F/X: The Series)
- Original Music by Aaron J. Goldstein
- Silent Night Performed by Chris Salvatore
- Edited by Martin Skibosh
- Make-up effects by Rachel Kooynan
- Production Deisgn Joseph P. Zubor
- Costume Design Tania Pacheco
Friday, 29 December 2017
Picking up from the dramatic finale of Railhead, Philip Reeve's Black Light Express, the second novel in his latest trilogy, continues the action-packed science-fiction adventures of young thief Zen Starling and his robotic girlfriend, Nova.
They've left the human-centric Network Empire for the mysterious Web Of Worlds, another network of star-spanning trainlines, but this one populated entirely by wholly alien entities.
Much of my commentary from my review of Railhead is still applicable to Black Light Express, so I won't repeat myself, but Reeve's ability to weave complex characters and exotic alien worlds remains second-to-none.
Along with his trademark wit, he also has a knack for sowing his stories with non-traditional romantic sub-plots as well as challenging ideas about what it is to be human, without being preachy or too on-the-nose.
When Zen and Nova find themselves trapped in the Web Of Worlds, they realise they will need to explore a feared zone at the web's heart where trains fear to travel but which may contain a way home.
Here they discover universe-shaking secrets, and lay the tracks leading to the final part of the trilogy: Station Zero, which is due to arrive in May.
But there's no mid-trilogy sag here, no feeling that the story is just spinning its wheels.
Black Light Express is Douglas Adams meets Michael Moorcock, a brilliant continuation, and expansion, of Philip Reeve's new sci-fi 'verse, packed to the gills with high-intensity action, complex characters, alien societies, and fascinating locales.
Without a doubt this is my favourite book of the year, even though I put off reading it for as long as I could because I didn't want to be in the position I am now of having no new Philip Reeve book to read!
I cannot recommend Railhead and Black Light Express enough to readers of all ages who enjoy 'young adult' science-fiction that has the breadth and excitement of the original Star Wars Trilogy, but with very modern protagonists and antagonists.
For all intents and purposes Marvel's new "Two In One" title is the start of the return of the Fantastic Four to the Marvel mainstream - and we should be celebrating that fact from the rooftops!
But first I have to declare that I almost didn't bother with this comic.
It has a lot of things going against it: previous Chip Zdarsky titles have done nothing for me (e.g. Jughead, Howard The Duck, Peter Parker) and I've found his humour too intrusive and on-the-nose.
Then there's the fact that I haven't picked up a new Marvel book - at all - for months, having pretty much written them off.
So I wasn't looking for a new Marvel title.
But then I saw several reviews from friends online who used phrases suggesting that Marvel 2 In One was a backdoor Fantastic Four title and I knew that - regardless of my feelings for Zdarksky's previous writing - I had to, at least, give this first issue a try.
And I'm so glad I did.
From start to finish this feels like a Fantastic Four book, with Zdarsky's writing accentuatd by the incredible pencils of Jim Cheung and colours of Frank Martin.
Facing up to, and embracing, what has gone before, the story follows the two members of the FF still on Earth - Ben Grimm and Johnny Storm - as they pick up the legacy bequeathed them by Reed Richards (former team leader), who has "disappeared" into the Multiverse with wife, Sue, and their kids.
Little do Ben and Johnny realise, though, they are being manipulated in their adventures by Doctor Doom.
This is pure Fantastic Four and I loved it.
I can't remember the last time I finished a Marvel title and came away grinning like a young fanboy.
Here's hoping this path leads to the return of the Fantastic Four, not only as a team but as an ongoing title.
Chip - and crew - I doff my hat to you. This is the Marvel comic I needed to restore (a degree of) faith in the House Of Ideas.
The lack of a Fantastic Four title in Marvel's stable has been a gaping void for the last few years, emblematic of the publisher's recent narrative struggles and WTF editorial decisions that have seen long-term fans leaving in droves.
Is this a sign that things are changing for the better?
When I learned that Big Finish was doing a run of HG Wells adaptations this year I knew I had to be "all-in".
Kicking off with The Invisible Man and running through his most popular titles, the celebration of Wells' oeuvre climaxes with his best-known work, The Martian Invasion Of Earth (aka The War Of The Worlds), in February.
Highlights, for me, of this series have been the horrors of The Invisible Man (featuring one of the last performances of the late John Hurt); one of all-time favourite novels, The Time Machine (they even included my favourite sequence - which has never appeared in the movies - when the Traveller goes forward into the far future; it's so beautiful and melancholic); and the pulpy excitement of The First Men In The Moon.
The Martian Invasion Of Earth stars Richard Armitage - who is playing Wolverine in the upcoming Marvel dramatic podcast - and Lucy Briggs-Owen in the lead roles of Herbert and Amy:
"No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man’s…The full-cast audio drama is available to pre-order from Big Finish for £14.99 on CD or £12.99 on download, or you can save money by bundle ordering the whole series.
A curiosity falls to Earth on Horsell Common, and a nightmare begins. England is laid waste by huge fighting machines, armed with devastating heat rays. Humanity brings its own weapons to bear upon the invaders, but can they be any match?
Trapped in a war of two worlds, one couple battles to survive. Herbert and Amy will witness… The Martian Invasion of Earth."
The latest additions to Crooked Dice's 7TV range really need no introduction...
These four suitably horrific characters, from the village of Winterly, are part of the forthcoming 'Children Of The Fields' Programme Guide, and include: "the mysterious Crow King, the sinister Hurdy Gurdy Man and the downright murderous Miller and his wife".
The 28mm, unpainted, miniatures area available from Crooked Dice here.
Thursday, 28 December 2017
Premier Dungeons & Dragons archaeologist Jon Peterson has unearthed this largely unheard
You can also read a full transcript of the interview on Jon's blog, Playing At The World.
The Poke pointed out:
"A little known fact is that the name Nigel Tufnell is a play on Eric Clapton. i.e. boring bloke name plus London location. Tube and train stations work well."So, if you were a guitaist with Spinal Tap, what would your name be? I'm Martin Kilburn.
Wednesday, 27 December 2017
Act Two (episodes four, five, six) here.
Drawn into the intricacies of off-the-book conspiracies, The Punisher feels more fellowship with shows like 24, Spooks, Jason Bourne, the more recent James Bond outings etc than the other Marvel/Netflix comic book collaborations.
The first season of Daredevil, for instance, was building up to Matt Murdock finally adopting the mantle, and costume, of Daredevil, whereas this season of The Punisher saw Frank Castle burning his 'costume' early in the premier episode, and he has since operated under the radar, in secret as much as he can.
The tension is ratcheted up, the knife is beginning to turn, people we like are being killed or injured, and the noose is starting to close around Frank while it looks like the people he is after could escape justice.
Madini - and her partner, Sam Stein (Michael Nathanson) realise her office is bugged, and concoct a false operation to draw out whoever is listening. Things do not end well.
Meanwhile, Lewis is going increasingly Travis Bickle (he's a cab driver as well, I'm sure this is no coincidence), and launches a bombing campaign against government offices in New York, claiming to have been inspired by his interpretation of Frank's perceived ideals.
Unfortunately, Frank gets drawn into this when Lewis threatens Karen Page, and ends up being exposed to the general public, and put in the frame for the terrorist attacks.
While I've said before that I'm okay with the various shows compartmentalising their events and not acknowledging other events that we've seen going on, it is quite incongruous to have Karen Page sitting in her office, in front of a framed Battle Of New York issue of her paper, but the only crimes the media references after the bombings are Frank Castle's previous killings (in Daredevil, season two).
In between all this, we have Frank getting closer to Micro's wife, Sarah (A Town Called Eureka's Jaime Ray Newman) and a heart-breaking, albeit short, scene when Frank confront's Sarah and Micro's tearaway son, Zach (Kobi Frumer).
Again, it is obvious that far from glorifying violence - as much of the source material for The Punisher can be seen to do (both the comics and the original Mack Bolan novels) - this show, even as it dips its toe into America's murky gun control conversation, is about the horrors of violence and its lasting psychological impact, beyond the physical wounds.
10th Doctor (220) 11th Doctor (237) 12 monkeys (3) 12th Doctor (117) 13th doctor (56) 1st Doctor (107) 2000AD (81) 2nd Doctor (81) 3rd Doctor (83) 4e (46) 4th Doctor (130) 50th birthday (13) 5e (81) 5th Doctor (81) 6th Doctor (72) 7th Doctor (79) 7th Voyage (5) 7TV (23) 8th Doctor (57) 9th Doctor (66) A41 (17) Aaron Allston (11) abney park (25) academy of heroes (10) Acrobatic Flea (58) action figure archive (10) action figures (152) Adam Buxton (10) adam eterno (3) Adam West (30) addams family (32) adventure time (17) agent 47 (4) Agent Carter (68) AHS (17) airship 27 (1) aladdin (9) alcatraz (4) alec (58) alice (158) alien rpg (4) alita (2) all out war (16) almost human (5) alphas (19) altered carbon (6) amazon streaming (78) American Gods (6) Amy Dallen (22) anchor (6) Ancient Aliens (40) anime (76) annabelle (6) anniversary hop (35) ant (1) ant-man (77) Anya Taylor-Joy (19) Apama (4) aquaman (103) arabian knights (1) arduin (47) arrival (2) arrow (209) arrowstorm (46) artist appreciation (127) ask heropress (1) assassin's creed (2) asterix (3) AT-43 (21) atlanta (4) atlantis (41) atticus institute (1) audio (294) auton (12) Avengers (351) Aviator (12) Axanar (8) Babylon 5 (23) babymetal (22) baking (8) banana splits (1) band maid (5) banshee (15) Barack Obama (17) bards of greyhawk (2) barney (59) Baskin (5) bates motel (18) batgirl (27) bathroom watch (9) batman (719) Battlefield Evolution (8) Battlestar Galactica (88) batwoman (23) Beacon Point (5) bedlam (7) beowulf (6) bettany (17) big hero 6 (7) biggles (1) bill and ted (2) Bill Willingham (11) birthday (89) black guardian (3) black hood (3) black lightning (25) black mirror (1) black panther (75) black pudding (5) black sails (35) blackest night (28) Blackmoor (24) blade (4) blade runner (33) Blair Witch (31) Blake's 7 (21) Bloat Games (22) blood drive (10) Bloodshot (20) BMB (62) BMG (9) boardgame (90) BoL (5) bollywood (5) book (1066) book of the month (66) borgias (7) boston legal (5) bottom of the pile (30) bournemouth (34) brave (10) breaking bad (11) brexit (19) brighburn (4) bright (5) britannia (3) britbox (1) broken swords (2) brothers barbarian (1) BtM (25) BTTF (5) BtW (19) Buck Rogers (19) buddy (7) buffy (234) buffy campaign notes (4) Bukowski (9) Bushido RPG (4) c (1) C and C (81) c and t (121) Caity Lotz (54) Call Of Cthulhu (121) calvin and hobbes (17) Camp Blood (5) Caper (11) Captain America (374) captain britain (24) captain marvel (47) Captain Scarlet (9) cara (2) Cara Delevingne (16) carcosa (9) card game (30) carnacki (1) carnage (2) carnevale (3) carnival row (6) Carnivàle (1) Caroline Munro (16) Carrie Fisher (11) castle (20) cataracts (5) cathryn (4) cats (5) charity (53) Charlie's Angels (23) charmed (33) chimney watch (1) chin scratcher (30) China (115) chitty (1) Chris Hadfield (9) Chris Notarile (8) christmas (400) christmas village (2) chucky (10) Cidri (138) clangers (6) clare (273) Class (2) cloak and dagger (23) clone wars (50) clovenstone (16) cloverfield (10) clown (39) Cobra Kai (3) cody deal (3) CoE (12) Coggershall (15) colin (3) colliders (3) colour out of space (11) comic-con (35) comics (2787) comics without context (66) community table (13) competition (49) computer (94) Conan (196) constantine (68) cool website (4352) copper (4) Cortex (10) cosplay (721) cosplay goddess (42) CPP (3) creepypasta (9) Crime Nation (1) crimson peak (7) critical role (26) crone (1) crossbones (1) Cyberman (74) D and D (1006) da vinci (26) dad's army (8) dalek (188) damage control (1) damien (4) Dan Abnett (13) dan dare (8) daredevil (155) dark crystal (10) dark matter (2) dark places (13) dark tower (12) Darkseid (25) darna (1) David Bowie (34) DC Fancast (4) DCC (6) de strange (1) deadlands (15) deadpool (78) Deathstalker (17) Deathstalker Week (6) decorating (101) defenders (32) defiance (20) dejah thoris (8) demons (14) desolation (2) devil's rejects (8) devo (3) Dexter (19) Dick Garrison (7) Dickensian (19) dilbert (3) dining room watch (5) dinosaur (120) disney (230) Ditko (10) doc savage (28) doctor omega (3) doctor steel (1) Doctor Who Skirmish (26) dollhouse (18) dolls house (40) dominion (3) donald glover (4) Donald Trump (5) doom patrol (38) Dorian Gray (14) Dork Tower (9) Dr Horrible (21) dr mirage (1) Dr Strange (129) Dr Who (1356) DR WHO RPG (162) draconians (8) Dracula (70) dragon prince (1) dragon age (8) dragon warriors (5) dragonlance (14) Dresden Files (58) dumbo (2) dune (7) dungeness (1) dungeon bastard (67) dvd (1300) dvd of the week (429) e-space (4) EAP (5) eBay (152) Egypt (70) Elementals (6) eli roth (16) elm street (55) Elric (42) elseworlds (14) elvira (4) Elvis (13) enormous (2) episode IX (4) episode VII (66) episode VIII (20) equipment (2) ercia (6) erica (79) Erik Menard (13) eternals (1) eureka (8) eurovision (14) Evil Dead (68) EWDG (2) exorcist (44) Facebook (417) faction paradox (14) Fahrenheit 451 (1) faith (24) FAL (1) falling skies (1) Fantastic Four (297) Fantazia (7) farscape (6) FCBD (40) FDTD (11) feedly (12) felicia day (22) FEMM (15) FFL (1) fiction (4) film (4468) film night (33) Firefly (78) firestorm (41) flash (417) Flash Gordon (62) flashback (1253) fleamarket friday (771) fleapit (86) Flintloque (6) fmj (10) FoG (14) for all mankind (1) Formula De (26) foxy friday (5) France (42) Frankenstein (47) freelancers (15) fringe (49) fu manchu (1) funky dice (28) funny (1540) GAFDOZ (37) GAH (1) gal gadot (36) galavant (1) game of thrones (375) gamesroom (146) garage project (1) garden room (7) garden watch (36) geek god (5) geek pin-up (170) Gen Con (50) generator (22) Gerry Anderson (14) GFT (16) ghost (267) ghost in the shell (8) Ghost Rider (10) ghostbusters (90) Gillian Hills (3) glee (36) godzilla (35) good omens (2) good place (1) googleplus (60) Gor (8) Gotham (74) Grant Morrison (63) graphic audio (4) green hornet (5) Green Inferno (17) green lantern (196) greywulf (9) grimm (20) grindhouse (17) growler (1) Guardians (190) Guardians RPG (10) gublin (21) guest post (13) gunther (2) hack slash (27) Hackmaster (34) halloween (224) hammer glamour week (8) handbooker helper (17) hangman (1) Hannah Spearritt (9) hannibal (46) harbinger (17) Harley Quinn (103) Harry Potter (70) harryhausen (69) Hattie Watson (8) Haunted Mansion (2) Hawk The Slayer (85) Hawkeye (54) Hawkgirl (24) hawkman (36) HCC (5) HDM (6) he-man (6) health (290) helix (8) hellboy (12) Hercules (33) hero kids (21) HeroClix (22) Heroes (63) HeroPress (788) Herstmonceux Castle (10) Hever (15) HEX (126) HEX campaign notes (6) hey kids (4) HHGTTG (40) HIMYM (25) HMP (5) hobomancer (1) holiday (30) Hollyoaks (16) hollywood me (3) hook (3) hornets' nest (5) horror (1759) hotel artemis (2) houdini & doyle (1) houserules (60) HOW (184) HOW spell (6) HOW treasure (4) howard the duck (24) hrumph (2) hulk (191) human alice (1) hump day dreams (55) hunger games (18) Hunter S Thompson (7) ice warriors (15) ICONS (77) ID4 (15) IHMN (2) illuminati (8) ilyat (2) Immortal Iron Fist (55) immortals (1) impulse (3) incredibles (14) indiana jones (73) infographic (25) ingrid pitt week (7) inhumans (77) InspiroBot (5) instagram (18) interview (41) into the odd (5) IRBKM (77) iron man (276) Ironclad (7) irrepressible (1) iTunes (46) izombie (12) Jack Herman (61) james bond (93) James Purefoy (12) Jane Seymour (12) Japan (235) jason (1) Jason Statham (9) Jason Voorhees (42) jason xmas (12) Jeff Dee (88) jekyll and hyde (13) jeni (12) Jeremiah Bourne (1) jericho (1) Jessica Alba (4) jessica jones (71) JLC (31) Joanie Brosas (2) jody mills (11) joe 90 (1) joe gilgun (5) John Carrigan (8) john carter (67) john carter RPG (7) John Wick (13) Josh Trank (11) Josie and The Pussycats (4) Joss Whedon (69) JSA (15) Judge Dredd (73) Judges Guild (11) judoon (24) jumanji (6) jungle book (4) Jupiter Ascending (6) jupiter's moon (2) Jurassic Park (16) justice league (169) Justin Isaac (39) K9 (78) Kai (9) Karen Gillan (60) Keanu Reeves (9) keira knightley (26) Ken Hulsey (9) kevin (146) Kevin Bacon (15) kevin smith (18) key to time (7) KFC (9) Kickstarter (469) killjoys (2) king kong (25) kirby krackle (6) kitchen watch (17) Klingon (19) Knight City (150) knight fight (4) knightfall (6) Knightmare (7) knights of badassdom (6) kom (12) Korea (15) KOTDT (64) Krampus (13) Kree (14) krod mandoon (6) krypton (15) labyrinth lord (56) lady christina (8) Lady GaGa (8) larp (39) laser disc (1) Lauren Cohan (4) Legends of Tomorrow (75) legion (14) LEGO (25) lena (4) leopard from lime street (3) leverage (18) Life on Mars (14) light city (19) limitless (6) livewire (10) LoA (44) lodoss (9) loft conversion (17) Lois Lane (50) Lost (106) LotFP (38) LOTR (208) LoTS (25) lou (5) lounge watch (12) love and rockets (3) Lovecraft (365) LSH (86) lucy (7) luke cage (78) Lulu (44) mack bolan (8) mad max (32) Maelstrom (3) magazine (334) Maleficent (16) man in the high castle (1) mandalorian (1) mapamonday (143) Marama Corlett (10) Mars (140) Mars Attacks (19) Mars McCoy (1) marvel rpg (5) mary poppins (16) Matrix (25) matt (22) max neptune (12) maya hawke (1) meerkat (7) megan fox (24) melin (1) meredith (97) merlin (195) Merlins Miscellany (15) mermaid (11) MG (4) midale (12) mike the knight (1) Military Odyssey (9) mindprobe (9) miracleman (3) Misfits (29) miss peregrine (2) misty (5) MLP (17) mob city (1) Moby Dick (6) MoC (11) model train (29) model village (1) modiphius (15) mojo (5) monkey (155) monster (1003) monster mash (53) monsters (1) monty python (50) moon knight (4) moorcock (45) mor (1) morgan (1) mortal engines movie (27) Most Wanted (2) mr robot (4) ms marvel (19) MSP (18) MtG (2) mummy (52) muppets (55) murdoch (9) murmurs (1) music (775) musical monday (435) musketeers (4) mutant future (6) Mutants and Masterminds (45) MV (7) My Chemical Romance (9) my first (8) my life and roleplaying (34) Mythica (39) narnia (17) nashville (14) natalie dormer (15) natalie portman (19) Necronomicon (25) Neil deGrasse Tyson (5) Neil Gaiman (42) nemesis (1) nemo (5) nerf (1) netflix (311) new spell (14) nick g (25) nick l (268) Night Blogger (7) nightflyers (1) nightwing (9) Ninjak (18) NOF (7) noggin the nog (11) nosferatu (3) NPH (10) NSFW (23) Oats Studio (6) Oculus (6) odd thomas (2) officer downe (1) Olivia Cooke (16) Olympics (24) olympus (4) on the bubble (5) Once Upon A Time (26) one ring rpg (10) operation declutter (3) opinion poll (56) orange is the new black (11) Orin Rakatha (4) orphans (1) orville (22) ouija (9) outcast (2) outcasts (16) OVC (20) oz (26) ozombie (8) pacific rim (24) paradise hills (1) paradox comics (34) paranoia rpg (4) parks and recreation (16) Pathfinder (27) Patreon (28) patsy kensit (1) paul (119) pembury (20) Pendragon RPG (11) penny dreadful (29) pennyworth (1) peplum (5) peri (23) period slang (8) pete (348) Philip Reeve (144) philosophy (50) picard (1) pick of the pods (29) picture parade (288) Pink Floyd (25) pirates (118) Playboy (36) playmobil (2) PMF (4) podcast (221) Pointless (7) poldark (6) polly (5) Poltergeist (8) poppy (8) PotA (98) power pack (1) power rangers (12) powerless (4) preacher (14) Pride and Prejudice (24) primal (1) Primeval (45) primeval RPG (21) Prince Valiant (15) Prisoner (9) professor howe (2) Project New Home (35) project z (23) prometheus (10) psi-lords (1) Pulp (269) punch puppy (1) Punisher (76) purge (10) pushing daisies (3) PVF (10) QB (10) quantum and woody (4) quatermass (25) Quentin Tarantino (37) rachel (864) railhead (15) rambo (2) Raven (44) Ravenloft (21) reading list (16) real life (3074) reaver (3) rebellion verse (2) rebels (56) Red Dwarf (17) Red Knight (1) red sonja (35) REH (61) rendel (10) Resident Evil (12) resistance (4) retro comic (206) rev (1) reverie (1) Richard Sharpe (12) rick and morty (2) riddick (4) riese (4) rip hunter (13) Ripper Street (13) riverdale (170) roan (1) Robin Hood (36) robocop (15) robotech (5) rochester (4) rocket age (12) rocket raccoon (78) roger corman (16) rogue one (16) roleplaying review (40) rom (6) round-up (57) roy of the rovers (3) RPG (3070) rpgaday (33) Ruby Rose (13) runaways (13) Runequest (13) Russia (106) Ryan Devoto (2) Ryan Reynolds (10) s and s (1) s w (109) sabrina (39) salem (1) Salute To The 40s (8) sara jean underwood (8) satine phoenix (9) saturday morning matinee (486) savage worlds (110) SB (6) scarfolk (3) scooby-doo (61) scorpion king (6) Season 10 (5) Season 16 (6) Season 18 (6) Season 19 (6) Season 22 (5) Season 26 (4) serial thrillers (32) sevenoaks (15) seventh son (2) shadowman (8) shadowrun (9) shakespeare (46) shang chi (5) Shannara (3) shark (82) sharknado (45) shazam (56) Shedward (18) sheep (5) sherlock (48) shield (252) shitlist (3) show me the mummy (9) Shyamalan (19) sick (12) sick week (9) sidcup (1) silurians (19) simon (169) sinbad (68) sinbad week (7) siren (2) SixoftheBest (86) SJA (108) skrull (21) slaine (26) sleepy hollow (10) sls (11) smallville (83) smurf (7) snake plissken (2) snoopy (18) snow (57) snow white (20) sns (2) soap box (90) society of virtue (1) solo (10) sontaran (37) space 1889 (111) space 1889 library (3) space 1999 (9) space force (1) spam tasting (7) spartacus (84) Spawn (9) spectaculars (5) spellfury (34) spelljammer (6) Spider-Man (462) sponsored post (2) sport (107) Squadron UK (4) st trinians (2) stacks (1) stacktastic (6) staghind (5) staircase watch (1) Stan Lee (119) Star Trek (446) star wars (864) Stargate (58) stargirl (6) statistics (121) steampunk (129) steed and mrs peel (7) steve (145) Steve Costigan (3) STO (1) STP (3) stranger things (44) stroke survivor (34) strontium dog (5) subbuteo (1) sucker punch (7) suicide squad (63) Sunday Funny (479) sunday specials (88) sunflower (5) Supergirl (243) Supergirl Sunday (37) superhero 2044 (3) superman (707) Supernatural (387) superteam (159) survivors (14) Sutekh (4) swamp thing (25) swing (11) sword master (2) sybil danning (7) syr edvard (10) t and t (11) t-shirts (42) tales from the loop (7) tales from the vault (4) tales of the gold monkey (9) tarzan (33) TBBT (65) TCM (33) Teen Titans (108) tekralh (206) tekralh reborn (17) tekumel (31) teletubbies (4) Terminator (46) terra nova (3) terrifics (1) TFT (46) Thanos (43) the 100 (4) The 4400 (14) the alienist (1) The Asylum (77) The Atom (52) the boys (7) the cape (8) the conjuring (11) the following (34) the gifted (32) The Guild (11) the hobbit (84) the hoff (8) the last god (2) the librarians (9) the lighthouse (1) The Lurking Fear (3) The Mist (7) The Outpost (7) The Princess Bride (8) the quest (3) the ray (5) the river (2) The Shadow (13) this defiant earth (1) this is england (3) Thomas Jane (5) Thor (292) thrilling locations (11) throwback thursday (79) Thunderbirds (10) thundercats (3) Tick (15) Tim Peake (2) timeless (3) tina guo (12) tintin (14) TMNT (26) Tom Hardy (13) tomorrow people (4) tomorrowland (2) Tonbridge (166) Toni Darling (6) top of the pile (217) Top Secret RPG (128) top shelf (12) Torchwood (145) torn from the headlines (274) trailer (3110) transformers (19) Traveller (50) treasure trove (50) Trial Of A Time Lord (5) trigan empire (2) trope tuesday (2) True Blood (45) True Detective (14) Truth and Justice (4) tuesday knights (551) tumblr (77) Tunbridge Wells (158) tv (3688) Twin Peaks (64) ubiquity (80) umbrella academy (5) unisystem (51) Urban Exploring (8) urban knights (3) V (29) V and V (375) Valerian (16) valhalla (2) valiant (86) Valorie Curry (5) vampire (326) vampirella (46) van allen plexico (6) vandal savage (10) vault (1) venom (22) venture bros (9) Venus (31) Victor Crowley (8) video (35) vigilante city (13) vikings (53) vixen (24) voltron (3) wales (8) warcraft (42) warehouse 13 (49) wargame (513) Watchmen (95) wayward pines (3) wayward sisters (1) wedding (77) week in geek (111) week in TV (47) Weekly World News (93) weird wednesday (136) wentworth (6) werewolf (112) western (235) westworld (13) WGA (12) whispering road (5) white canary (36) wii (6) wil wheaton (40) wild cards (17) wild dog (13) Wildthyme (14) william shatner (24) Winnie The Pooh (20) witcher (4) WoH (6) Wolverine (108) wonder girl (19) wonder woman (746) wonderland (42) World of Darkness (9) WRC (18) wrinkle in time (3) wuxia (59) www (463) wynonna earp (1) X-Files (65) x-men (295) x-o manowar (24) xena (50) yggdrasill (3) yora (1) zatoichi (1) ZD (9) zelda (5) zenescope (19) zine quest (10) zombie (522) zorcerer of zo (4) zorro (2) zot (1) zygon (19)