Category: Reviews

I read books, play video games, and watch TV. I have opinions about most of what I consume that way. And I like to write those opinions down.
However, I find reviews saying ‘I love it’ or ‘I hate it’ pretty useless, so I do things differently. Instead, I try to look at why something does or does not work for me. Are the characters internally consistent? Does the plot make sense? What writing smells does the story have.
That way, you know not just if I liked it, but it should help you determine if you will like it. I hope.

July 15, 2022 / Reviews
Obi Wan Kenobi

Obi Wan Kenobi was in six of the nine main Star Wars movies. It was only a matter of time before he’d get his own show. And now that show is here.

July 8, 2022 / Reviews
The Waking Fire: Dragons

The Waking Fire is the first of a trilogy about dragons, by Anthony Ryan. It’s been on my list for a few years and I finally picked it up on Amazon. I should have done that earlier.

June 24, 2022 / Reviews
Fantasy Series

Because of a discussion I saw on Twitter about the uniformity of such lists, today I’m presenting a top ten of some of my favorite fantasy series.

June 10, 2022 / Reviews

Starfinder is not a novel, nor a TV show. It’s a pen-and-paper role-playing game. My group has played numerous fantasy settings and it was time for something new. So, here’s my thoughts on the Starfinder setting and the adventure track we’re playing.

June 3, 2022 / Reviews
Moon Knight

So, another year, another Marvel TV show. This time, Moon Knight, about a hero with mental health issues. Let’s have a look.