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Review: Planetes Anime

Planetes is a well made, character-driven anime that depicts life and work in Earth’s orbit in the near future of 2075. Its realistic portrayal of space combined with its complex, well-rounded ensemble cast delivers humor and fun along with a strong helping of angst and character drama.


The Last Word

Bite-sized Backstory 57: The Showdown at Dwindler’s Ridge

Shin Malphur and Dredgen Yor have a one sided showdown decades after Yor killed Jaren Ward. An old qoute resurfaces with renewed power.


The Last Word

Bite-sized Backstory 56: Thorn vs The Last Word

When the town of Palamon is reduced to ash, Shin Malphur and Guardian Jaren Ward go after the culprit which leads to an encounter with the deadly Dredgen Yor.


The Last Word

Bite-sized Backstory 55: Rezyl Azzir & Dredgen Yor

The story of The Last Word is tied as tightly to the corrupted Guardian Dredgen Yor as it is Jaren Ward, but Yor was not always the evil that the world now knows him as.


The Last Word

Bite-sized Backstory 54: Jaren Ward

Some years after his rebirth, Shin Malphur lives as a boy in the town of Palamon under the rule of the ruthless Magistrate Loken... until Jaren Ward walks into town.


The Last Word

Bite-sized Backstory 53: Child of Light

The Last Word is one of Destiny's most iconic guns, so, of course, its history is one of Destiny's longest and most iconic backstories.


Bite-sized Backstory 52: A Power Unknown

With one third of her people gone and the rest still reeling from a Fallen attack, Mara Sov sends her brother Uldren to secure a power that will see the Awoken through even the toughest of times.


Fireball - When you absolutely have to kill everything in a 20' radius

Meet Magma

Magma is a 5th level Fire Genasi for D&D 5th edition. She is brash, charming, quick to anger, loyal, and dangerous. There is little that can stand in her way when she sets out to do something, though she does, on occasion, overextend herself, which is why it’s good that she travels the world adventuring with an diverse oddball collection of friends.


Mosaic of varied planetary environments

Landing Pictures

By happenstance, I tracked down what appears to be nearly all the landing pictures I made for the Escape Velocity: Nova total conversion I was a part of years ago.


Aftermath, Just A Few Years Later

Aftermath, the largest and most ambitious of the community lead Escape Velocity Nova expansion projects was not to be. That doesn't mean we didn't have fun and learn some stuff while working on it.