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Frostgrave: A review

The Nickstarter products from the new Frostgrave ruleset arrived a couple of weeks ago. The hardback rulebook published by Osprey contains everything you need to play the game and today we’ll have a look inside. What is Frostgrave? Frostgrave is … Continue reading

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Why I love… The Spider: The First Comic-Book Antihero

My dad has, for many years, collected classic Eagle, Lion and Tiger annuals going right back to the late 1950’s. These feature many memorable and still enjoyable characters, even for a modern audience, such as Dan Dare, Heros the Spartan … Continue reading

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High Citadel: A Thriller Master at his Best

Desmond Bagley was once an extremely well known author thanks to his incredible skill at creating intricately plotted, realistic and distinctive thrillers by the dozen. However today he is coming dangerously close to being forgotten. This is a real shame … Continue reading

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Battleground 2014 Wargames Show Report

Living in the far North it can feel like your miles from any wargames show but there is one local event which offers a fantastic slice of hobby for anyone in the area. Some of you may have heard of … Continue reading

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Why I Love… Dr Syn

For those who haven’t heard of him Dr Christopher Syn, otherwise known as the Scarecrow, is a vicar… and a former pirate… and a master smuggler. He was created by Russell Thorndike and appeared in 7 novels, 3 films, 2 … Continue reading

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Peaky Blinders Season Two Finale

This is a somewhat (by about 2 weeks) belated article on the finale of BBC2’s excellent Peaky Blinders Series 2. The following does contain a few spoilers so if you’re planning to watch it I’d wait till you seen it … Continue reading

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Kraftidioten- In order of Dissapearance Review

My local cinema is running its annual film festival. Normally I try to avoid the place at this time because they undoubtedly air a series of crappy French art-house dramas. However this year, flicking through the pamphlet, a particular Scandinavian … Continue reading

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Dr No book review

Dr No is my favourite James Bond book; not by much, but enough to make it superior even among a superior series. I honestly don’t know what it is about it that I like so much but for some reason … Continue reading

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The Best Superhero TV Series ever?

I’ve recently discovered the CW series Arrow. So far I’m on the 15th episode and it’s fair to say that I’m hooked. If you like the dark knight trilogy, as I did, then I think it’s pretty certain you’ll like … Continue reading

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James Bond: The Comic

I love comics, well most comics at any rate. I also love James Bond. So obviously a James Bond comic would be pretty great. It turns out I wasn’t the only one who’d had this thought and back in the … Continue reading

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