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Pandemic: Legacy: A Boardgame With Spoilers (No Spoilers Here)

Tonight we’ll try to save the world again, but it’s getting tougher and tougher. Matt, Satoko, Becky, and I will once again race against time to prevent the spread of four deadly diseases, as the world crumbles around us. Specifically, … Continue reading

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mega-Mega-MEGA CIV ((…iv…iv…iv…))

On Saturday I participated in a gaming…event, one could say. A game of Mega-Civilization (MC). We had nine players and were there for 14 hours (though only 12 was actual gameplay time.) This could have been a nightmare for me, … Continue reading

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Master of None

Fall time is TV time, when you want nothing more than sit on your butt in front of the TV. And a show just dropped on Netflix that is a great addition to the season. Master of None is a … Continue reading

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Burgle Bros.: Get In. Get the Loot. Get Out.

A while back I backed some board games on Kickstarter, just for the hell of it. Some of those choices were good, many not so good. These days I don’t even look at KS anymore. But the final one came … Continue reading

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Dave Finally Watches: Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

While visiting in Champaign I looked through pal Dave T’s DVD collection. He had a bunch of things I haven’t seen and want to, and it was hard for me to make a decision. I finally settled on Edge of … Continue reading

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Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell

Last night we finished the BBC adaptation of Susanna Clarke’s novel, Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell. It was very well done, and I recommend it. I read the book several years ago and remembered little to nothing about it, so … Continue reading

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Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle

I’m not a good reader. I’m simultaneously too slow and too fast, taking forever to miss important details. I’m not attentive and I don’t get “lost” in books; I’m constantly being taken out of them. I’ve all but stopped reading … Continue reading

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The League of Regrettable Superheroes by Jon Morris

For many comics nerds, Gone and Forgotten was essential back in early oughts (and its current incarnation still is.) A lot of people have done the “look at these wacky old comics” thing (myself included) and almost all of them … Continue reading

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