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The Worm Within – Review

The Worm Within is the first novel in the Chronicles of Future Earth, a setting created and written by Sarah Newton. By Paco García Jaén Based on Earth in a very, very distant future where civilizations have come and gone and the world has suffered for millennia, left-behind ruins, glimpses and legends of what once…
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Book Review – The Heart of Veridon

By Paco Garcia Jaen I have had this novel in my bookshelf for a while and always put off reading it because steampunk is not my thing very much. Mixed with a dash of science fiction and another, hearty dash of fantasy, The Heart of Veridon sounded like a bit too much of a mix…
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Book Review – Vampires: A Hunter’s Guide

By Paco Garcia Jaen The guide to Vampire Hunters fro Osprey Vampires have had a place of honour in folklore and fantasy literature for millennia. One way or another, they have been present in legend and myth and the 21st century hasn’t done anything to diminish their popularity. Even the Twilight Saga hasn’t been able…
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Book Review – Be Awesome At Freelance Game Design

By Endzeitgeist This guidebook to help aspiring freelancer is 32 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page inside back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 27 pages of content, so what is this book about? Essentially, this book is Creighton Broadhurst’s wisdom (with a…
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Book review – The Alchemist’s Revenge

By Paco Garcia Jaen The Alchemist’s Revenge is the first novel by Peter Cakebread, one half of the team Cakebread and Walton, fine purveyors of Role Playing Games, namely Clockwork and Chivalry, Pirates and Dragons, Renaissance and Airship Pirates. This novel is based on the universe of Clockwork and Chivalry, a dark time in England’s…
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