Month: July 2021

Book Review

Galaxy in Flames (Horus Heresy #3)

Another generic Warhammer science fantasy that is MANDATORY reading for those of us who already have read the first 2 books of the Horus Heresy trilogy (Horus Rising & False Gods). I am being overly critical but it is rightfully so. When you start a trilogy, you expect the quality to stay the same, or drop a little bit, but not drop so substantially that it feels you’re reading another […]

Bogdan Balostin
Book Review

False Gods (Horus Heresy #2)

An angry guyI’ll pretend to choose my own wayMore angry guys If you’ve read my thoughts on the previous entry in Horus Heresy, you know it really saved the Warhammer 40k universe. It was such a good book that let other authors continue the series in a very big way. So the second author in the series is Graham McNeill and what does he do first? He makes Horus a […]

Bogdan Balostin
Games

Watch Dogs 2

It’s a beautiful day in San Francisco, clouds passing through the top of the Golden Gate bridge, and hackers speeding on the highway. It’s a beautiful day in San Francisco and I’m trying to get the perfect picture of a man puking on the concrete. My biggest regret is I couldn’t get off my phone fast enough. He finished throwing up and then he neatly comb his hair, straighten his […]

Bogdan Albina
Games

XPG – games in-between

Since times immemorial (a few decades ago), the vast majority of games evolved into video games and the dream of living into one blossomed. Quests for complex rules and winning strategies twisted and shifting into quests for immersion which also evolved into maximum entertainment with friends. Or competitive gameplay and tournaments and esports, with fixed rules. We are at a strange time in history. We are oversaturated by games. Games […]

Bogdan Albina