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Scoundrels of Skullport

I’m a big fan of Lords of Waterdeep, the D&D-themed boardgame that dominated the table last year. It’s fun, it’s crazy easy to teach, and it’s well-designed. It plays equally well with 2, 3, 4, or 5 players. It’s been … Continue reading

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Nightfall

I spoke a little about Nightfall before, but I want to talk about it some more. When Dominion invented the “Deckbuilding” genre, a lot of publishers swooped in to try to capitalize on it. I’ve played a few of these … Continue reading

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Dave Finally Watches: Beasts of the Southern Wild

If you’ve been waiting on a copy of Beasts of the Southern Wild from Netflix, I’m sorry. We held on to one for, like, months, because neither of us could bring ourselves to have our hearts ripped out, which is … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Atomic Robo

Back in the halcyon days of 2007, I had this to say about the first issue of Atomic Robo. Since then, comics (particularly monthly comics) and I have had a general parting of ways, though I still order stuff regularly. … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Magical Movie Marathon Part 2

I would treat the last four movies individually, as I did in Part 1, but they all kind of blur together from here out. That’s not a criticism, just from this point there’s more of a single story being told … Continue reading

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Showcase Presents: Rip Hunter, Time Master

Yesterday I complained about the fact that Doctor Who is less interested in telling stories about a guy with a time machine having adventures than it is with how a girl made that guy not sad anymore. If you’re like … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Snowmen

It’s the Doctor Who Christmas Special, only this time it’s much more than just a Christmas special: there’s a new TARDIS interior and a new companion! Also the return of some fan-favorite characters and an old enemy. What did I … Continue reading

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Mail Order Mysteries by Kirk Demarais

One of the presents I got for Christmas was a copy of Mail Order Mysteries by Kirk Demarais. It’s a straightforward book with a very simple idea. Anyone who grew up around comics in the 60s and 70s remembers the … Continue reading

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