A UK Games Expo 2012 Review

Well this is my first ever review of my first ever UK Games Expo so a double cherry popping!

As this was my first expo/convention in over 20 years of gaming, given that I’m currently 39 I sort of understood from listening to several podcasts (admittedly American ones) what to expect but was still overwhelmed by the sheer amount of ‘stuff’ that was present as well as the number of people that attended.

The Nomad: A Tribe of One Book 3

The Tribe of One trilogy was written by Simon Hawke for the original Dark Sun setting in the early 90’s. I don’t think they’ve been reprinted since, so these are “very old” books already that you can find for just a few pence in your favourite online retailer. Like the Dark Sun setting, these books have been forgotten for a long time, which is a shame.

The Seeker

The test of time is probably the best test there is. If something looks, feels, reads or plays well 15 or 20 years after it was first published, you can tell you have something special there. Of course, waiting 15 or 20 years to find out if your work is any good is a bit too much to ask.

But just in case anyone asked, I am reviewing the second of a trilogy, The Seeker, a Dark Sun novel by Simon Hawke published by TSR in 1994.

Pelgrane Press talk at Dragonmeet

Although this seminar was one of the last ones to take place in the day, I will start with it as it was full of, in the words of Kenneth Hite a “gratifyingly uncomfortable looking crowd”. That’s because the room was packed with fans, eager to hear what the company with one of the most engaging and close-to-perfect range of product had to say

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