Romancing Little China

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Surprised I’ve not posted about this yet. Two of my favourited films from the ’80s, Romancing the Stone (’84) and Big Trouble in Little China (’86) are great fun to watch at the same time. There’s quite a bit of synergy in them even though they’re not quite the same length. The weirdest bit of… Read more »

Sinister Pane

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I wrote this monster for the Lamentations ref book. But, sad face, it was rejected. So here, it’s yours: Sinister Pane Armor 12, Move 0′, 9 Hit Dice, 27hp, see text for attack information, Morale 12. Brought into being by centuries of religious and political bigotry, scheming and murder, this window from Prague causes all… Read more »

Cutthroat Mummy

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My latest foray: There are a number of cool things about watching this pair of flicks at the same time: 1. They’re the negative — role-wise — of each other: Cutthroat Island has a power woman and bookish man, The Mummy has a power man and bookish woman; 2. They’re the same length; 3. The… Read more »

The Perfect Party vs Party

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The Con Game I Never Forgot When I was twelve or so I attended Trumpeter‘s annual Salute gaming convention. That year it was held downtown in conference rooms at Robson Square near the Law Courts. And I played in one of the most enjoyable games I’ve ever encountered. It was a PvP (Party vs Party)… Read more »


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I love DAT Tramp! Just great art: Then I found this in White Dwarf 17: And Mr. Sholtis kicked the field goal with YEAH, but THIS Manticore …