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Things for Halloween

Warm up your cauldrons, grab your grimoires, and ready the goats for sacrificing; it’s that time of the year, again. And to put you in the spirit for All Hallows Eve, I’ve compiled this list of some of my favorite scary / Halloween themed things.

Science Fiction Hobby Games: A First Survey – A Review

I do love me some board games. I’ve been playing ’em since I was below the recommended age and never gave up. Over the last few years, I’ve become a more frequent player, having made a series of friends who love games and even sometimes attend the Essen Game show, bringing back suitcases tight-packed with […]

Dungeons and Dementia

Of all its many wonders, Rogue Legacy’s most enticing is that it lets you play as a archmage with dementia and color blindness who still manages to wipe the floor with an army of skeletons, evil wizards, and giant floating eyeballs. At its best it’s an action game that has something to say: that it […]

One Thousand Posts

Today Amazing Stories achieves a milestone in publishing its 1,000th post (and then some!) When this project first began – the resurrection of the world’s first science fiction magazine – I had high hopes, huge ambitions and a tremendous amount of faith in the genre community;  faith that its members would live up to the […]

The Most Exciting Sci Fi and Fantasy Games of E3

(Ed. Note: some of the trailers linked to here may not be appropriate for all audiences.) Gaming junkies among you will note that E3—the biggest gaming news convention of the year—happened last week.  The big news was the announcement of gaming’s next new consoles: the Xbox One (I prefer the Xbone) and the Playstation 4. […]