Tag Archives: Fantasy

Review: Iron Chamber of Memory

John C Wright has pulled off a great trick with his latest novel, Iron Chamber of Memory. What started out as a Nora Roberts style romantic comedy ended in an epic battle on the scale of Mary Stewart and her … Continue reading

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TONIGHT on The Catholic Geek Radio Show: the Military in Fiction

http://percolate.blogtalkradio.com/offsiteplayer?hostId=533877&episodeId=9055475     At 7 PM, EST, Jonathan LaForce joins us to discuss how to create proper military characters in science fiction and fantasy. Building proper military characters in science fiction and fantasy, including ranks, behaviors and attitudes. A former … Continue reading

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Review: The Big Sheep

When Rob Kroese he gave me a copy of The Big Sheep to review, I thought it would just be another book that I would cross off of my list and move on. Anyway, this book was quite a surprise. No, seriously, … Continue reading

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Final Fantasy Making a Comeback?

The recent trend here on The Catholic Geeks seems to be video games, and I suppose that means I’ll have to jump on the bandwagon. I know, it’s absurd — how can I be excited to see a remake of … Continue reading

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Game So As to Win: What is Competitive Gaming?

A hulking man in an orange military uniform squares off against a blue-clad Chinese kung fu artist. A horde of undead marshals an army against a force of wood-elves. A band of five warriors (who all look completely different and … Continue reading

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