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This is back. Halt and Catch Fire has snuck into season three, and with some superlative shows on at the moment (Stranger Things, Mr. Robot 2.0) I’d like to take five minutes to tell you why I find this one so compulsive.* 629 more words

The Player Of Games

After weeks of on/off reading I FINALLY finished The Player of Games, and boy did I love it.

That it’s full of brilliantly unique ideas goes without saying. 224 more words

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Mods: What we're reading #1 - pt2

The second part of this new feature, taking a look at what the mods are reading! We’ve got it all going on over here… 1,240 more words

Brandon Sanderson

Short story: Road of Skulls by Iain M. Banks, from The State of the Art (1991). Recommended.

Poem: Ultimately by Ernest Hemingway, listened to through Librivox. 28 more words

Scifi

Nemira – noi/viitoare apariții #65

Iain M. Banks – Jucatorul total (Seria Cultura, partea a II-a, paperback). Încă o serie pe care sper să o văd integral tradusă.

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Fantasy

Banks On The Beach

The first day of a week off and it’s time to get back into reading The Player Of Games.

There’s been such a lot going on and so many things to deal with over the last month or so that it’s nice to actually zone out, listen to the waves and simply enjoy getting lost in a universe of prissy drones, surly lifeforms, spaceships with such names as   86 more words

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Destiny

Since (finally) upgrading my PS4 subscription I also got myself into Destiny, a game I was hugely unsure about when playing the initial Beta, and was very skeptical about after my love of the original  159 more words

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