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Mortal Engines (December 22, 2018)

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

#RPG For Tonight We Game...

The treacherous Tatyana Ivanova

Clare's character, Hermione, now has a nemesis: the Russian double-agent Tatyana Ivanova.

How will this impact tonight's new chapter of Pete's Top Secret SI campaign? Let's wait and see!

Once again, it seems like forever since the Tuesday Knights slung dice together, what with Christmas, New Year, and several birthdays, in between.

But we've had a round of calendar bingo, aligned everyone's diaries, and (hopefully) locked down games' nights for the next 12 months.

After our last adventure ended in a dramatic cut-scene (Pete dictated the denouement to me, for inclusion on the blog write-up, after the rest of the group had left), and Tatyana ended up being revealed as a traitor, I wonder how that will factor into our next assignment.

Hermione can be quite a fiery character, so I doubt she'll be too happy about this turn of events!

Apologies To Those Wishing To Leave A Comment On HeroPress...


I'm afraid I've had to switch to "comment moderation" (as much as it sticks in my craw and goes against the conversational nature of blog commenting) because of the actions of an Illuminati-obsessed dick filling bombarding the site with his spam the other day.

Unfortunately, it happened while I was at my in-laws - ahead of my annual CT scan in London - so there was little I could do via my mobile device except activate the nuclear option.

I shall keep "comment moderation" on for a while, until I'm sure the spam-storm has passed.

Apologies, again, to those wishing to comment and strike up a conversation, especially my regulars.

Normal service will resume as soon as possible.

The Mutant Resistance Will Return...


Monday, 22 January 2018

Map-A-Monday: Cave Cities Of Tomorrow...

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From Popular Science Monthly, June 1934.

Originally spotted on That's Gameable!

Brace Yourself For More Fun Viewing!



The first season of The Handmaid's Tale may have been one of our favourite shows last year, but it was as bleak as anything, so there's no telling how grim things are going to get this time round.

Manic Monday: Three Live Songs From The Greatest Band In The World...


Sunday, 21 January 2018

I Remember The Power Of The Force Beam...


I was a wee nipper at Yardley Court Preparatory School in Tonbridge, on a scholarship, when Star Wars 'happened' and I vividly remember the day one of my more well-worth peers (which was pretty much all of them) brought in his Force Beam toy to show off.

We all thought it was the best thing ever, and had great fun turning off the lights in the classroom, powering up The Force Beam and 'voom, vooming' it around.

Of course, now, I realise it was a torch with a white plastic tube attachment, but to 11-year-old boys it was a laser sword!

That's So Raven...


From my first introduction to the New Teen Titans, I've always had a fascination with the mystical Raven, who I always felt had the most interesting backstory (and suite of powers).
Really hope Teagan Croft is allowed to do the character justice when she brings her to life in the forthcoming Titans TV show.

In the meantime, marvel at some magnificent Raven cosplay in this post.

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