Posts Categorized: Reviews

Defiance, the SyFy series: kinda okay

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So, the SyFy is celebrating the most-watched scripted series premiere of the Defiance with 2.7 million viewers. Good sign? Probably. But how good? They reached back into 2006. Seven. Years. Ago. That’s how long it’s been since a new and interesting serties got a decent rating. Practically while Stargate SG-1 was giving up it’s last […]

Review: Max Gladstone: Three Parts Dead – 4 stars

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Max Gladstone: Three Parts Dead There is that time of the year when you get a book hiatus. All the favorite authors are busy re-charging or typing feverishly new masterpieces and you have absolutely nothing to read. No new werewolf stories. No spunky witches hunting evil interlanders. Sookie Stackhouse not getting into trouble with fey. […]

Review: Psycho-Pass/サイコパス anime (4 stars)

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Psycho-Pass/サイコパス It doesn’t happen that often, but every once in a while I run into nice new anime. Lately there’s been a lull, but finally I stumbled on Psycho-Pass. Futuristic story about the society, where artificial intelligence system Sybil is providing, essentially, all guidance for everyone — where you should study, what job you should […]

Ingress invite received. Now what?

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Ah, the sweet scent of exclusivity… Do you remember when Google was giving away invites to GMail? How about Google Wave? Now it’s Ingress, the New Hot Game that everyone wants. Of course I wanted an invite too, given how everyone was excited about hacking the portals, establishing the fields, capturing minds (or freeing people’s […]

Review: Guild Wars 2 – 4 stars (though I am a newb)

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Guild Wars 2 A little while ago I decided to try Guild Wars 2. I’ve never tried to play the first game, and generally not that much into the whole “massive” and “online” multiplay thing. Primarily because my schedule is rather hectic, and trying to re-arrange the day around some “raid” (or whatever other activities […]