(Originally published on the Nerdic Vikings website on 10th October 2016) A ten-hour flight is a great opportunity to watch movies, so I begrudgingly decided to see ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ so I could review it for you lovely people. I was looking forward to the first glimpse of Wonder Woman, at least. … Continue reading I’ve Got The Power!
(Originally published on the Nerdic Vikings website on 9th June 2017) Dragons have always been one of the most popular mythical creatures to stick in your new movie or game, and for good reason – they’re majestic, intelligent and deadly, and let’s face it, they look frickin’ awesome. But in the past few years a … Continue reading Rise Of The Wygons
(Originally published on the Nerdic Viking website on 2nd August 2016) It’s not a difficult question to answer, is it? I mean, look at the place. It’s idyllic! Sod the money, you’d go for free, right? This meme has been doing the rounds in one form or another for a few years, and every time … Continue reading Would you spend a month in a remote cabin?
(Originally posted on the Nerdic Vikings website on 22nd August 2017) The Simulation Hypothesis is one of those things that sets up residence in your head, makes itself comfortable and demands to be fed, and while I’ve written about it here before, the more I think about it the more fascinating it becomes. So I … Continue reading No Seriously, Are We Living In A Simulation?
(Originally published on the Nerdic Vikings website on 21st March 2016) You may have heard of the Simulation Hypothesis, which postulates that our reality is in fact a computer-generated simulation of which we, as the simulants, are unaware. It’s actually a rather intriguing thought and has been explored in many movies, tv shows and fiction … Continue reading Three Mysteries That Could Be Solved If Our World Is Actually A Computer Simulation
The ink dried on the parchment as Raddak turned to look at the candle. He was ten years old. By kobold standards, he was an adult from the age of 8 but given their rough, desperate lives, they were lucky if they ever lived past their teens. Twenty was considered old age for a Kobold … Continue reading The Temple of the Brass Dragon: An Epilogue
By the time the adventurers reach Boareskyr Bridge, Varram has reluctantly conceded that he is their prisoner, given that he has no chance of safely returning to Severin and the Cult of the Dragon. However, he’s still a hero in the eyes of the encampment’s residents and Moon is a bit worried that they might … Continue reading Episode 10: The Heroes’ Return
As the revived cult member slips once more back into the peacefulness of death, Loli squints across the room with a quizzical look dominating her Gnomish features. “There are drag marks ‘ere,” she whispers. “Drag marks in blood an’ footprints, an’ they lead to that set of double doors over there.” Her friends all stand … Continue reading Episode 9: The One with the Annoying Prisoner
Morning arrives, but the room remains as still and quiet as it was when the adventurers went to sleep the night before. Yaseino twitches his huge ears to listen. He still can’t detect anything from the double doors to the east. However, the sobbing can still be heard from behind the door to the south. … Continue reading Episode 8: Divination and the Dwarf
For two days, Loli, Mirik, Raddak, Yaseino and Moon follow the path north along the river, then veer off towards the lush forests of the Serpent Hills. On the third day, they find an ancient shrine consisting of an obelisk surrounded by huge upright snake fangs, but when Moon stealths up to inspect it, she … Continue reading Episode 7: The Tomb of Diderius