Sep 172016
 

Miscellaneous Musings: Top 5 Chocolates you can (easily) get in Germany   And now for something completely different! I’ve been asked by one of my readers to provide a list of my favorite German chocolates you can get around here.   Well, turns out that most of them are handcrafted, rare chocolates that you can […]

Aug 112016
 

Dear patreons, dear readers! I am back from Gencon and I had the time of my life there! It has been like homecoming for me and the chance to actually talk to some of you has been most excellent, as Bill and Ted would say. I’m not kidding when I’m saying that this was a […]

Jul 282016
 
Tales from the Tabletop: Year One (Comic)

Tales from the Tabletop: Year One (Comic) Okay, now for something completely different: This book clocks in at 60 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 7 pages advertisement (unless I’ve miscounted, 1 page back cover, leaving 50 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So how does this book work out? […]

Jun 032016
 
Review/Miscellaneous Musings: The Dracula Dossier - Dracula Unredacted (System-neutral/GUMSHOE)

Review/Miscellaneous Musings: The Dracula Dossier – Dracula Unredacted (System-neutral/GUMSHOE) This massive hardcover clocks in at 476 pages (489 in pdf form, with cover etc. being counted among the pages), so let’s take a look!   This book was moved up in my review-queue due to me receiving a print copy in exchange for a fair […]

Apr 282016
 

Miscellaneous Musings: Triple X: X-men, Xenophilia and Xenophobia Part III – Ideologies   In case you haven’t read the first and second part of these ruminations, here are the Links: Part I Part II   All right, so we’ve analyzed the types of prejudice featured in the movies and come to a conclusion regarding potential […]

Apr 132016
 

Welcome, dear readers, to the first in many posts discussing miscellaneous components of geek and nerd culture in an opinionated and hopefully, informative manner!   Okay, I’m going to begin this series of posts with an easy one – basically the intellectual equivalent of shooting fish in a barrel: I will try to make a […]