UnCovered: George R. R. Martin’s A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

UnCovered: George R. R. Martin’s A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

Despite the massive popularity of George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series, his latest book set in the violent world of Westeros has gone somewhat unnoticed. In part, that’s because A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms is really a collection of three previously published novellas from 1998, 2003 and

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<i>Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate</i> – PC Review

Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate – PC Review

Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate is a serviceable entry into what is becoming a serviceable set of games, released in serviceable (usually) fashion on a serviceable schedule. Is it really enough, though, to make you want to keep playing it in the here-and-now, then want to buy the next one? The sun

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Thrill of the Hunt: ROM, Spaceknight

Thrill of the Hunt: ROM, Spaceknight

Thrill of the Hunt is NerdGoblin’s weekly column about comic book back issues that are rising in price, and this week we look at the surprising revival of ROM, Spaceknight. Based on a Parker Brothers toy, the ROM comic launched in 1979 and ran for a healthy 75 issues. Recently,

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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night: Small and Sharp

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night: Small and Sharp

Before any more time goes by I’d like to review A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night—a strange, small, Persian-language vampire movie set in Iran but filmed in California. Written and directed by Ana Lily Amirpour, it began making the rounds of film festivals almost two years ago and was

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Tradewaiting: Velvet Vol. 2: The Secret Lives of Dead Men

Tradewaiting: Velvet Vol. 2: The Secret Lives of Dead Men

This time around Tradewaiting is reviewing Velvet Volume 2: The Secret Lives of Dead Men, written by Ed Brubaker, with art by Steve Epting and colours by Elizabeth Breitweiser. Published by Image Comics, it collects issues 6 to 10 of the ongoing comic book spy series. The Velvet series starts

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<i>Final Fantasy VII</i> Remake – Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory

Final Fantasy VII Remake – Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past six months, Square Enix announced at this year’s E3 Expo that they were underway with the remake of the much-adored Final Fantasy VII, largely accepted as the greatest and most cherished Final Fantasy game of them all. It’s been

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On <em>Fallout 4</em> Roleplay

On Fallout 4 Roleplay

A new column from the nerdgoblin quillmaster, this segment will focus on a hindsight, total view of completed games. Since the quillmaster is very slow and not particularly talented, these reviews will often focus on non-gameplay related issues, such as narrative, and may not appear all that often—which is potentially for the

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Mini Warriors and Mobile Game Theory

Mini Warriors and Mobile Game Theory

Mini Warriors is an addicting phone game and worth a try.

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A Nerdgoblin Looks at Holiday Specials

A Nerdgoblin Looks at Holiday Specials

Some holiday specials are more special than others. Sure, we are all familiar with the big ones like A Christmas Story, A Charlie Brown Christmas, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, maybe National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation… They’re classics, familiar and comforting. We can even count on series TV for a few

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NerdGoblin Podcast 12/22/2015

NerdGoblin Podcast 12/22/2015

In the December 22nd episode of the NerdGoblin.com podcast we discus Ash vs Evil Dead, the upcoming X-men: Apocalypse, and try to define the statue of limitations on movie spoilers.

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