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Voltron: Legendary Defender – Seasons 1-3 a Review

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Voltron: Legendary Defender has now run through three seasons of high quality animation on Netflix. For fans of shows such as Avatar: The Last Airbender or Star Wars: The Clone Wars/Rebels this is worthy viewing, as each series develops the characters to greater extents.   Voltron’s Premise Voltron: Legendary Defender follows five human heroes, who discover they are the next paladins […]

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Let’s Get Technical: Character Development

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Character Development Through Archetypes In a previous post, the idea of character archetypes was briefly discussed with the use of a character archetype wheel. These character archetypes are the roles that characters typically fall into as seen in the following detailed wheel: The problem with simply following character archetypes, however, is that many characters do […]

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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Breath of the Wild: Best Game of 2017 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is my best game released in 2017. It takes the concepts that worked in all previous Legend of Zelda games and transforms them. Meaning that storytelling, graphical style, exploration, puzzling, some minor role-playing elements are re-energising them again. Breath of the Wild also […]

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DC Universe Rebirth Omnibus – a review

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DC Universe Rebirth is 2016’s relaunch of the DC Universe following the New 52 initiative, in which all the classic heroes were rebooted in various ways. As an omnibus, this large volume collects the first stories in this relaunch, all together as a variety of different tales featuring different heroes and different art styles. The […]

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Vicious by V.E. Schwab Book Review

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Vicious is one of those novels that is like a delicious but tough piece of steak: difficult to chew, but appetising to the palette. It begins slowly, with  segment of the novel out of chronological order, a writing tactic that is both frustrating for easy reading, but also intriguing. Intriguing, because the incorrect sequencing of the […]

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The Girl

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The Girl Hazelnut eyes flickered open, witnessed the bright light blazing in through the window and into her room and then shut tightly once again. Wake up Aida…the mumbled thought wandered through her mind, accompanied by its wondering companion, is this really the day? Realisation caused her eyes to flash open again and she sat […]

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Is Wonder Woman Truly Wonderful?

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It’s a smash hit around the world, so here is my take on the amazing Wonder Woman film! Cinemas around the world have been hit with the powerful force that is Netflix and its various competitors. Yet nothing drives audiences back to the cinemas faster than an explosive event movie. Wonder Woman happens to be one of […]