Category Archives: Reviews and Recommendations

Midnight Mass: Catholic representation and the importance of detail

I’ve been watching Midnight Mass over the past few days, and while I did have the whole story spoiled for me before, I still enjoyed the hell out of it. To be perfectly honest, it was the spoilers that got … Continue reading

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Feed the Birds, Tuppence a Bag

Day 11 of isolation. Actually, I’m counting this as “Day 11” only because I had to leave the house briefly on the 20th. Church has been suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic, initially until Palm Sunday, now indefinitely, so I … Continue reading

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CrimeFest 2018

I met Martin Edwards at BoucherCon last year, in Toronto, and he convinced me that attending CrimeFest in Bristol this year was The Thing To Do. Mr. Edwards is considered something of an authority on the Golden Age of detective … Continue reading

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IFcomp 2016: Eight characters, a number, and a happy ending

Last on my IFcomp playlist is “Eight characters, a number, and a happy ending”. And that’s it! I might have to go back and change a couple of breakfast orders (just did it for “500 Apocalypses” and “Inside the Facility”) … Continue reading

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IFcomp 2016: The Skull Embroidery

“The Skull Embroidery” is a homebrewed text RPG, and the next thing on my list. One more game to go after this, and that will be the whole comp this year!

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IFcomp 2016: Tentaculon

“Tentaculon”. We are a squid.

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IFcomp 2016: Cinnamon Tea

“Cinnamon Tea” is a short Twine game about a dream we have after drinking cinnamon tea, and this is a short review.

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Ifcomp 2016: Steam and Sacrilege

“Steam and Sacrilege” is next. Steampunk seems to be the order of the day, if the title is any indication. I wonder what the “sacrilege” part refers to.

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IFcomp 2016: A Time of Tungsten

“A Time of Tungsten” is next on my IFcomp playlist. It’s been a really large crop this year, but there aren’t very many more.

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IFcomp 2016: Labyrinth of Loci

Next: “Labyrinth of Loci”

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