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Hello… is this thing on…?

Too clichéd? How about…

It lives! Ahahahahaaa!

That’s kind of worse, isn’t it? OK, so, it’s 2012 and since I never have any time to do the things I already do I thought I would try resurrecting this blog too. That makes sense, right?

The thing is, as well as writing, this is my [...]

Review: Enslaved (demo)

I realise I mostly talk about books on here… I want to try and rectify this because I really do play a lot of games (a lot of games) and watch a lot of films. Let’s take the first baby step with the Enslaved demo.
So what makes a good demo?
Put someone in too early and the [...]

My week in SF – Iron Man 2 – Feed – Halo Reach beta.

It’s so bad not being in the habit of blogging regularly… it’s like bumping into a friend you haven’t seen for ages, there’s so much you have to say, but you don’t know where to start, and if you’re not careful the two of you will just stand there, awkwardly. Hi… So… How have you [...]

Relaunching remastered masterworks. A ramble.

You’d think that companies would work hard to make information available. That a great big publishing house like Orion, home of the SF imprint Gollancz, would be the obvious place to go to find a decent page promoting their relaunch of the classic SF Masterworks series… but no. Apparently not.
There’s a few amazon lists someone’s [...]

Science Fantasy: when genres collide.

I’ll probably touch on genre blur quite a lot – the spaces between genres, what belongs where… it’s a wholly appropriate subject for a science fiction blog, and for a bookseller. Genres should never be the ‘be all and end all’; they are useful tools, nothing more. A book (or a film, or a game) [...]

Space-time Industries: blogging science fiction.

What is Space-time Industries? So this blog is an accompaniment to my resolution to return to my roots. A companion piece, if you like, as I stop trying to be anything else and just enjoy being a geek. This is where I give up on expanding my horizons and return to the grand horizons I know and love.