- Arian Croft of IllGottenGames and his friend Nate Stephens have pieced together a version of the game of Cyvasse, the chess-like board game mentioned in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Fire and Ice series. What’s more, they’ve made their version of the game free to download.
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- Interview: Comics Beat has an interview with Alex Woolfson and Adam DeKraker, the writer and artist, respectively, behind the excellent LGBT superhero webcomic The Young Protectors.
- Fan Community Calls Out Illegal Comics Sharing
- Who owns Marvelman? Part I and part II – the concluding chapters of Padraig O Mealoid’s epic 16 part history of one of comic’s most disputed characters. meanwhile another hole in comics history is about to be filled in as Grant Morrison and Steve Yeowell’s Zenith finally gets collected in full.
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- Watch Joss Whedon introduce Serenity at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
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- Interview: Bastard Books interviews Wesley Chu of The Lives of Tao.
- Interview: Dark Matter interviews KJ Taylor of The Griffin’s Flight.
- Interview: My Bookish Ways interviews EB Hudspeth of The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black
- Interview: Slate interviews Kim Stanley Robinson of 2312
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- Christopher Priest remembers Jack Vance
- Geek Smash on 10 Books You Need To Read This Summer.
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- Patrick Rothfuss on “What I Learned Reading The Ocean at the End of the Lane.”
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- News: Apple’s Share Of The Digital Media Receiver Market Stands At 71 Percent
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- The Wild, Expensive (and not Always Improbable) Technology of Iron Man
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- Why the Venture Bros. creators want you to know nothing about Season 5.
- News: After four years as the Doctor, Matt Smith will be leaving Doctor Who at the end of the year. “It’s been an honour to play this part,” Smith told the BBC, “to follow the legacy of brilliant actors, and helm the TARDIS for a spell with ‘the ginger, the nose and the impossible one’. But when ya gotta go, ya gotta go and Trenzalore calls. Thank you guys.”
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- “Let me tell you a thing, about an amazing man named Patrick Stewart.”
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- Read Moffat’s love letter to fans for not spoiling leaked Who finale
- Top ten Jane Espenson episodes.
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- Developers Address Video Game Violence in New Film
- Killing Used Games Could Be Profitable, or Suicide
- Microsoft Maneuvers For Piece Of Used Video Game Market
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