Richard Cobbett is a writer and journalist working in the city of Bath, England. He likes cats, hates spiders and occasionally talks in the third person. This is his site, but not a blog. Do not be fooled.
Anime Capsule reviews, witty observation and solid advice on writing for a living. The Not Blog of a very funny man.
Maugeter is a city of law, where the mysterious red-robed Magistrates rule over a comfortable but restrained populace. Set between two of the arms of the ancient Mount Tannair, Maugeter is divided into seven districts by great walls, watched over by the elite Maugetan City Guard.
Fellow Narcissus Entity subroutine and games academic, Tim 'Dungard' Fletcher works steadily towards the day he can complete his epic Neverwinter Nights module named Maugeter. If you own NWN you can do worse than go and download it.
"The worst sort of videogames journalist who you can have on a magazine. We're not hiring Will Fucking Self" -- An ex-Editor of OPM magazine.
Ex-Deputy Editor of PC Gamer UK, now freelance, award-winning games journalist, founder of The Cassandra Project, writer of the New Games Journalism manifesto and developing a second career as a budding comicbook writer.
i won 110 dollars at bingo, ate a steak bigger than my head, and sat on my favorite blanket on a hillside while my son ran around catching fireflys and running back to give them to me so that i could inspect them and judge if they were Good Ones or not. There was just one that was maybe a little too skinny and probably needed to eat some more dinners, we decided.
An artist with rare talent and empathy and one of the world's best moms. Top five, I reckon. Avoids capital letters, which she does specifically to annoy writers.
Some fucker didn't bother reading this stuff and called us pretentious. Well, we say: it's only pretension if you don't mean it, maggot-boy.
Oh, Big Robot! How much do I love thee? Let me count the ways! Three. The Words are provided by Jim Rossignol, John Walker, Tony Ellis and the poetry of Chrissy Williams. The Images are courtesy of Kieron Gillen, Rob Hale, Bob Shaw and Tim Stone. Sounds to shake your definitions by the irrepressible DAT500 and FOG.
I want to make a game about a Burroughsian junkie. A sinister, spectral man wandering around ghettos trying to score or rip people off. NPCs with strange scripted responses. Avoid the monstrous police, proceed on through the levels to Interzone. Dealers come out with speeches on parasitism and dream warfare. Each task is another step towards the hit. Junk is a way of life. Try to deal with the mugwumps. The secret of eternal life... get caught out and end up talking to Dr Benway...
Respected games journalist and fiction writer, founder of the Big Robot, fearsomely intelligent, well-read and edgy.
I intend to become a Peripatetic Imagination Worker. What this means is quite clear in my head, but not entirely ready to appear outside of it in a coherent form. But I think it will involve my going from place to place to work with schools, youth groups and churches all over the place, rather than staying in just one place. Well, clearly, as that’s the definition of a peripatetic worker, but the “Imagination” part is what makes it blurry. It’s exciting though.
Games journalist and author of PC Gamer's hilarious regular budget-release review column, They're Back.
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