Chapter 1
‹‹ First ‹ Prev Next › Last ››

Grumpy old roleplayer.

I like roleplaying games.  I cut my teeth playing Dungeons & Dragons with my friends, and moved on from there to the World of Darkness series, Shadowrun, 7th Sea, and Pathfinder.  But as the years rolled on and responsibilities mount, I didn't have as many opportunities to sit down and play with my friends in person.  So, to satisfy that need to be a wizard, a hacker, a swashbuckler, or even a monster (with a heart of gold) I turned to the roleplaying servers of several online video games...

The Incal Redux

A little while back, Michael was talking up the amazingness that is the graphic novel The Incal, by Alejandro Jodorowsky and Jean Giraurd (often known as Mobius). Michael adores this comic, and rightly so, it is quite a story. He had me read it over the weekend. And regrettably, I was unimpressed. There are, as I look back on the experience, a number of reasons for this. Firstly, I am in general rather ho-hum when it comes to space magic. I have nothing against using giant alie...