Monthly Archives: September 2014

Total War: Attila – Announcement Trailer

So, this happened… We won’t get to see this latest instalment in the Creative Assembly’s Total War series until next year, but I’m excited anyway. Hopefully, a lot of lessons have been learned from the production of Total War: Rome … Continue reading

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Total War: Rome II – Review

I meant to do this a long time ago. And I’m not sure why I didn’t. I suppose it’s because, like many others, my experience with Total War: Rome II, the 2013 turn-based strategy/real-time tactics video game from Creative Assembly … Continue reading

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Northlanders: Volume 1 – Sven the Returned

In 2007 comic book writer Brian Wood embarked on a new project for DC’s Vertigo Imprint – something of a passion project, from what I can tell. Northlanders ran for 50 issues before it was cancelled in 2012. Set during … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Veni, Vidi, Vici.” (Latin) “I came, I saw, I conquered.” (English) Gaius Julius Caesar.

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Forever In His Shadow: The “Other” Alexander

In 331BC, beside a rain-swollen river in Southern Italy, the ruler of the Hellenic kingdom of Epirus lay dying. His name was Alexander. Shot through with a javelin by a Lucanian exile, he is said to have remarked (according to … Continue reading

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