Tag Archives: post-apocalyptic

Wreck Age

These days, I’m busy getting Sword’s Edge RPG into shape and dealing with getting back into my MA program after a couple of months off, but I am still always interested in other games. I was pointed toward Wreck Age. … Continue reading

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The Book of Eli

I saw the Book of Eli was available on Netflix (I think it’s recently added, as I hadn’t noticed it before) and given that I am now running a post-apocalyptic role-playing game, I decided to have another look. I had … Continue reading

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Mad Max: Fury Road

I’m still kind of bathing in the afterglow. For me, Mad Max: Fury Road was as much an experience as a movie. I was just so astounded and invested by what was happening up there on the screen, I really … Continue reading

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In Which I Once Again Give Up On Being Deep

I have a project on which I am working right now and part of it is a fiction component. I’m preparing some submission packages for long-form fiction in various genres – action, fantasy, sci-fi, and post-apocalyptic. Now the post-apocalyptic one … Continue reading

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Metro 2033 Redux

I picked up the Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light Redux versions on Steam. I had both of the original games and had not even made it through Metro 2033 due to lack of gasmask filters. The Redux version has … Continue reading

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Snowpiercer, a Review

Given that I’m a fan of South Korean cinema, I was very interested to hear that Bong Joon-ho, the award-winning director of the speculative fiction movie the Host, was set to direct a post-apocalyptic action movie based on a French … Continue reading

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On the Border . . . lands

So big. So angry. So dead. If you recognize that quote, you know where I’ve been and what I’ve been doing. And what I’ve been doing is playing computer games. It’s not all I’ve been doing, but it has taken … Continue reading

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Doomsday

Doomsday is a kind of post-apocalyptic movie from the director of Dog Soldiers, Neil Marshall. I’ve pretty much liked every movie that Mr. Marshall has directed and this is no exception. I call Doomsday “kind of post-apocalyptic” because really only … Continue reading

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Blighted Earth – The Story

All this thinking about Blighted Earth has helped me refine my thinking on the story. I’ve always been a fan of the Searchers-style storyline, where a group is in search of a captured innocent, generally one that has an emotional … Continue reading

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Blighted Earth – Meet the Team

For Blighted Earth, the main characters are part of a military unit. The sergeant, whom I wrote about in my last post, has retired and accepts a contract or other agreement to return to the military. Four other members of … Continue reading

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