Bash: A Tale of Serving Heroes (1)

I’ve decided to try putting up some of the little things I’m working on, since I seem to be unable to conjure up blog topics every week.

“Thank you for calling Bash, my name is Alexander, how can I help you?”
“I am Sir Harold of Misra and my sword isn’t working.”
“Ok Sir Harold, how isn’t your sword working?”
“It’s just not working.”
“Is it not cutting? Is it a flaming sword?”
“No, it’s not a flaming sword. And yes it still cuts fine.”
“Ok sir, so how is the sword not working?”
“If I knew I wouldn’t be calling you.”
“RRRRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH”
“Sir, is that a dragon?”
“Yes, I’m trying to use this stupid ice sword on this dragon, but it’s not freezing it.”
“Sir did you say it’s an ice sword?”
“Yes, I just said that.”
“And it’s not freezing the dragon?”
“Yes, I said that too.”
“Sir, ice dragons can’t be frozen with our ice swords.”
“Then what good are they!?” Continue reading

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Gettin’ Stuff Done

I may not have written as much as I’d care to over the past year or so of my hiatus, but you can bet your sweet bippy I haven’t been sitting idle either.  Between 56 games, 15 shows or movies and 16 books, I’ve been consuming fiction like it’s going out of fashion.

All with the help of lists!  Yeah, not every post here is going to be a winner.

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Isolation

There’s no small list of things I enjoy in fiction.  Big, over the top shoot em ups (like in the movie Shoot Em Up), slow, creeping horrors (like in The Thing) or more cerebral movies that like to mess with you up till the end (like Jacob’s Ladder).  There’s one thing I love in a lot of stories though.  It’s typically relegated to horror stories, or more dramatic “man vs. nature” type affairs, but it can end up in lots of places.

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AtoZ: The Themening

Since I signed up for the A to Z Challenge, I never really considered putting a theme to my April posting.  Reading what others have said and encouraged, I feel it’d be a good idea.  What do I theme on though?

Things that aren’t what the norm is.

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Daily Writing

As part of my drive to improve my writing, both in quality and quantity, I’ve been trying to write every day.  To this end, I’ve started producing content for a small RPG website.  News stories to start, but hopefully I’ll start having columns, reviews, etc. to add to the growing site.  It’s been interesting writing every day, especially since so many have been news story.

I found out I’m terrible at news stories.

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Prepped for Dark Souls II

There’s no secret.  I love Dark Souls.  Hell, I love Demons Souls, even if I feel it’s not up to par with the excellent Dark Souls.

You know what I love even more than that though?

The fact there’s another Dark Souls coming out.  I’ll even tell you why! Continue reading