Adventures in Tyria

I’ve neglected my blog of late, for which I cry your pardon dear blog reader. My absence must be blamed purely on the majesty and wonder of Tyria – a fantastic, dangerous and exciting place that has captured my imagination. Not against its will, you understand, for that would be absurd. I wanted to explore…

NEW World of Warcraft Monopoly!

Back in December 2010 I created a Monopoly board based on World of Warcraft (WoW), a game I was very into at the time. Click this thing to go take a look at it. It’s probably more than a little nerdy to spend so much time crafting a board about a game, especially for a…

Five Reasons I Wish I Was A Sith Lord

As a youngling I was mesmerised by the awesome power of the Jedi in Star Wars. I wanted to know what it felt like to use the Force, lead epic battles against a ruthless enemy, wield a Light Saber and whiz through space as laser beams flash all around me. Some people, when asked what…

NaNoWriMo: 5 hours to go, can I panic yet?

After all your preparation, notes, ideas, outlining, research and dreams of NaNoWriMo logos (Anyone? No? Maybe just me then) it all comes down to this one final moment. Yes, dear blog reader, National Novel Writing Month is almost upon us! I can almost hear the collective anxious pause as novelists all around the world sit…

RIFT: A New Adventure

If you need a break from reality and TV, movies, music or books aren’t doing it for you, I suggest you take a trip to Telara and enter the world of Rift. This game is amazing. It is visually stunning, highly polished and brimming with more fantasy stuff than you can shake a magic wand…