Richard Eyres - Mumblings of a middle aged geek

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These are the mumblings of a middle age geek. His mission: to watch, read, play all things he enjoys. To boldly NOT grow up.

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Democracy Now

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  • Judge Dredd
  • Mega Collection
  • Comicbook

The second book in the Judge Dredd Mega Collection continues the theme of Democracy in Mega City 1.

My Rating: 8 / 10

Beastmaster

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  • Film Review
  • 80s Fantasy
  • Fantasy

A child is stolen from the womb and placed into a cow. Thus the legend of the beast master is born. A standard fantasy film of its time.

Children of Time

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  • Book Review
  • Audiobook
  • SciFi

Two civilizations are on a collision course, both testing the boundaries of what they will do to survive. As the fate of humanity hangs in the balance, who are the true heirs of this new Earth?

My Rating: 10 / 10

Nemesis

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  • Board Game
  • Kickstarter

I am a sucker for board games that have some excellent miniatures that can be painted. I am also a sucker for the Aliens film. Therefore it was inevitable that i would end up backing this Kickstarter.

Sláine

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  • Comicbook
  • 2000AD
  • Ultimate Collection

The first issue in the 2000AD Ultimate Collection is Slaine: The Horned God. This was broken down into 3 different books, and was my first introduction to this iconic character.

My Rating: 7 / 10

Rising Sun Kickstarter Content

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  • Board Game
  • Rising Sun
  • Unboxing

Rising Sun has arrived, along with all the Kickstarter exclusives. This is initial thoughts on opening all this goodness.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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  • Star Wars

My initial thoughts on the Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer.

The Dark Crystal

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  • Film Review
  • 80s Fantasy
  • Fantasy

A classic from Jim Henson, The Dark Crystal in about Jen, a gelfling who is prophesied to make the Dark Crystal whole again.

My Rating: 8 / 10

Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel Audiobook

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  • Book Review
  • Audiobook
  • Star Wars

A story set before the events of Rogue One. Was is required? Did it bring anything new to the film? Or was it cashing in?

My Rating: 4 / 10

Euphoria

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  • Board Game

A worker placement game where you want to progress, without progressing too much.

My Rating: 6 / 10