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Let’s Play: Battletech

Oh the awesome! High octane, concentrated ALL CAPS AWESOME! It has been three years in the making but here it is, BATTLETECH by Paradox Interactive and Harebrained Schemes LLC. I just had to sit down and do a quick skirmish game. There will be many more of those skirmishes in the …

Some thoughts on Star Trek Discovery

Cordial spoiler alert warning! After watching the second episode of the second half of Star Trek Discovery’s first season, I can only say one thing: Holy transwarp spore drive!  I have not been so excited about a series in the Star Trek universe since the third season of The Next …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #49 – Hate is the Dark Side of the Force

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean49.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:12 — 16.8MB) | EmbedI went to watch The Last Jedi a few days ago and enjoyed it immensely. Others did not. In fact, I have seen a petition being shared on the web that calls for the elimination of The Last …

Delving the Realms of Fanfiction

In the last few weeks before the summer holidays it came to my attention that some of my pupils are active fanfiction writers and are active on several sites dedicated to fanfiction. I am rather delighted by that, especially since the writers are not interested in Vampire romance drivel, but …