Tag Archives: Fantasy

Dragon Age II

I mentioned I had been playing a game for a few weeks before stumbling on Tacoma.  That game was a classic from 2011 called Dragon Age 2.  Yes, it’s odd that I would jump back to the sequel without replaying … Continue reading

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The Sacred Blacksmith

This was another impulse buy at a reasonable price in a second hand DVD shop. It’s not the kind of anime I normally watch very much, as swords and sorcery isn’t really my thing, but I sometimes get these in … Continue reading

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Made in Abyss

Two of the things that are most likely to make me decide to watch an anime are the quality of the art and how interesting the story sounds. This one scored on both counts. It is set in a town … Continue reading

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Beyond the Boundary

I’ll have a go at explaining this, although I’m not entirely sure I understood it all after watching the whole series. Also, it’s one of those series where everything you think you know at the start turns out to be … Continue reading

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Hogfather (Terry Pratchett)

LET’S GO SLEIGH THEM! Terry Pratchett was truly one of the greatest authors who ever lived.  So many fantasy authors over the years have produced tedious escapism, far removed from the real world, but Pratchett took a different approach.  He … Continue reading

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Creeped Out

When I wrote about The Sarah Jane Adventures I mentioned the importance of the BBC in terms of making original drama content for children, and here is an example that is bang up to date.  There are very few broadcasters … Continue reading

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