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November 2011

Airman: In Which Eoin Colfer Proves Alternate History Fantasy Does Not Need to be Complex

Eoin Colfer’s been a young adult author I’ve always had something of a soft spot for, even though I have not yet read a book of his that can’t be finished in an afternoon or so if you focus on it. His writing is apparently not the New York Times Bestseller-crack Rick Riordan has managed […]

Spectral Force Genesis: Why Big Ideas Need Big Effort

Bargain-bin video games can often be a mixed bag; while typically inexpensive, you tend to get what you paid for. However, trying out cheaper, more obscure games can sometimes turn over an interesting title you might not have ever noticed otherwise. Spectral Force Genesis, a Japanese strategy RPG for the Nintendo DS (apparently titled by […]