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Cover to Cover #357A: Remembering Dave Arneson

Mike and Mike remember Dave Arneson, co-creator of "Dungeons & Dragons", and close friend to Mike Stackpole and all gamers.

Discussion: Trampas reports that Wizards of the Coast has removed access to all electronic (PDF) versions of their entire catalog of D&D products because of rampant piracy of those products, leading into a wide discussion about delivery models, piracy and related electronic options.   [Read more...]

Cover to Cover #331A: Joe Abercrombie

Interview: This week, Mike, Summer and Mike talk with Joe Abercrombie about Last Argument of Kings, the third book in The First Law Trilogy. We talk about the characters and the more contemporary feel of their speech, the more intimate nature of relationships and intrigues, and about how the buzz about these stories surround the writing style of the battle scenes.

Take a world with a Tolkienesque feel, take some characters with deeper shades of grey and black, throw in some more twists upon the expectations from common tropes, and a world with a darker noir feel, and you've got an idea about what you're in for when you read the books in The First Law Trilogy.   [Read more...]

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This is WebGenii, with an installment from my Reading Diary. So, what have I been reading lately?   [Read more...]

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This is WebGenii, with an installment from my "Reading Diary". It's been a busy fall, but I have been reading!   [Read more...]

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Review: "Star Trek FAQ" by Mark Clark

As a solid Trek fan I am always on the lookout for good books on the franchise, and Star Trek FAQ comes through in spades.   [Read more...]

Review: "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline

It's a little intimidating to review a book that has been so widely (and positively) reviewed. For authors, I think it would be useful to study this campaign and see what has made it so successful.   [Read more...]

Review: "Discount Armageddon" by Seanan McGuire

The world is a fairly orderly place, talking mice, gorgons, Chupacabra... these are things of fairy tales, mythology and supermarket tabloids. Not so in Seanan McGuire's new novel Discount Armageddon, the first book in her new InCryptid series.   [Read more...]

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