REGULAR BLOG POSTS: This week starts with my review of Dragon Age II, the sequel to Dragon Age! Last two weeks: "When I Ignore Science", a Craft of Writing post, a review of GrrlPower, a really cool superhero webcomic, discuss Superman and the influence the Man of Steel has had on me , and talk about Aladdin, one of Disney's best animated features!
If you don't really know who I am and got here by chance, I'm Ryk E. Spoor; click the "About Ryk E. Spoor" tab if you want way too much info on me. I'm a science-fiction and fantasy writer with, at present, twelve published novels and four more under contract. Take a look around!
While I had enjoyed Dragon Age: Origins (and its DLC add-ons) immensely (see my prior review), things I had heard about Dragon Age II made me somewhat reluctant to get it; the most weighty of these being that unlike the prior game, Dragon Age II limited you to a single character, not to the several different choices of character (classes of Rogue, Warrior, Mage and species of Elf, Dwarf, and Human, with Dwarves unable to become Mages, and other choices of social class creating multiple [ Continue reading... ]
Sydney: "Inverse Ninja! Inverse Ninja!"
Vehemence: "… Heed your genre-savvy protégé, Colonel; the main event is indeed about to start."
A webcomic by Dave Barrack that started back in 2010, GrrlPower updates twice a week. A superhero comic, it focuses on a predominantly female cast and is specifically centered on the mystery and (mis)adventures of Sydney Scoville, a rail-thin, ADHD (medicated, and the medication isn't strong enough), genius ultra-geek girl in a world where comics [ Continue reading... ]