WoT Corner:  Positioning

WoT Corner: Positioning

Good positioning is a critical intermediate skill for improving win rate and damage per game.

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Tradewaiting: Neil Gaiman’s Sandman: Overture

Tradewaiting: Neil Gaiman’s Sandman: Overture

This time around, Tradewaiting is reviewing The Sandman: Overture, from DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint, written by Neil Gaiman with art by J.H. Williams and Dave Stewart. I’ll preface this review by saying that I’ve been a fan of Neil Gaiman since before I really knew such a thing was possible…

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The X-Files Season Ten: A Summary and Review

The X-Files Season Ten: A Summary and Review

If you have been saving up The X-Files for a binge watch, be warned of spoilers ahead. Season ten of The X-Files is nothing if not ambitious. Over the course of only six broadcast hours it brings up or takes on transgenderism, Islamic terrorism, God, immigration, media conspiracies, motherhood, monsters, and

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Thrill of the Hunt: Marvel’s Punisher

Thrill of the Hunt: Marvel’s Punisher

Every week, Thrill of the Hunt looks at comics that are rising on the back issue market. This time, we’re taking a closer look at the Punisher from Marvel Comics. The Punisher is a violent antihero who first appeared in Amazing Spider-Man #129 back in February of 1974. His popularity

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Star Blazers: Anime Old School II

Star Blazers: Anime Old School II

While the action-packed Battle of the Planets was my introduction to anime science fiction, the more polished Star Blazers was my introduction to anime space opera. When I was but a wee nerdgoblin, being home sick from school meant getting to see Star Blazers, since the local station aired it

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Darkwind: War on Wheels

Darkwind: War on Wheels

Darkwind is an addictive turn based car combat game sent in a persistent post apocalyptic world.

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Uncovered: The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

Uncovered: The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare is a 2015 non-fiction history book from Irish writer Damien Lewis, subtitled How Churchill’s Secret Warriors Set Europe Ablaze and Gave Birth to Modern Black Ops. Why on earth are we reviewing a history book on NerdGoblin? Well, this one has serious geek connections… It

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Thrill of the Hunt: Marvel’s Cable

Thrill of the Hunt: Marvel’s Cable

Thrill of the Hunt is NerdGoblin’s weekly look at comic book back issues that are rising in price, and the big news in the comic world this week concerns Marvel’s mutant time traveller Cable, emerging from the runaway success of 20th Century Fox’s new Deadpool movie. Of course, Deadpool has been

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Read This: The Elric Saga

Read This: The Elric Saga

Elric of Melniboné and his terrible sword Stormbringer made their first appearance in  Michael Moorcock’s  elaborate and fluid multiverse in 1961. Elric is rather a popular figure in popular culture, with the legendary albino prince showing up in comics and RPGs, songs, TV episodes, and tribute stories. Michael Moorcock’s own

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Deadpool! A Review With Spoilers!

Deadpool! A Review With Spoilers!

Short version: Deadpool was &$#!!@ amazing. From the initial strains of “Angel of the Morning” by Juice Newton to the final notes of “Careless Whispers” by Wham!, Deadpool met, exceeded, and blew away any expectations I had. Hyperbole, perhaps, but when the opening credits list a Douchebag, a Hot Chick,

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