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This is badass. ☺
 
Curious about Wonder Woman and the Amazons of Themyscira? We put together a really brief intro for you.

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For my #nerdy9th contribution, I submit my immoderate affection for the writing of Robert E. Howard. His omnipresent barbarian hero Conan is his most enduring creation, but some of his best stories deal in horror and unexpected introspection, with stories like The Worms of the Earth and The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune. One of my favorite characters from Howard's playbook was Solomon Kane, a wandering Puritan swordsman who is best friends with a tribal shaman. Now, going in, all of Howard's stories wear their pulp pedigree on their sleeve, showing all the troubling and wrongheaded presumptions and -isms of his time and venue. However, Howard can surprise you with his quasihistorical fiction about the warrior women Black Agnes and Red Sonja of Rogatino (the model for the comic figure of similar name), who break the mold of most female pulp characters. Howard also had a gift for writing visceral action and suspense that grabs me like no other writer. He's one of the very few writers I continually return to to recharge my action batteries for other projects, especially gaming and writing. The movie versions of his characters are a sad reflection of the original material. Take a look, and enjoy them for what they offer.😀
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Hear, hear! :-)
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Finally, someone who could handle the Iron Throne... :-)
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You remind me of a game.
What game?
A game about thrones.
What thrones?
The throne about power...
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Get in while the getting's good. I hope to be random peasant #3. :-)
 
The deadline for the Take Your Place in the Inquisition contest is fast approaching!

Warm-up that beautiful voice and submit your entries before March 24th: http://bit.ly/1bKaCfs
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Haters gonna hate. But sometimes it is so much fun... :-)
 
This week's Fav Five Friday over at Threat Or Menace indulges in a rare bit of harshness this week, as we pick apart the superhero costumes that we just cannot stand.  What are your least favorite superhero costumes?  We'd love to hear from you!
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Seriously, what is wrong with PAX staff?
 
PLEASE SHARE AND TWEET (I am not on Twitter):
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My friend is working a booth at PAX East near Tabletop Gaming on the bottom floor of the Convention Center.  All of the women's bathrooms near her have been converted, via signage, by PAX staff, to men's bathrooms.  All women in the area must cross the entire convention floor (and in my friend's case, climb over a barrier) in order to get to a women's bathroom.  Presumably, non-able bodied would have to go to a different floor.  My friend has complained and has been told that that's just what they are doing and they aren't going to change it.

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Well, that's at least good to know. Thanks for the clarification/correction.
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Okay, reading The Savage World of Solomon Kane while listening to Johnny Cash's "God's Gonna Cut You Down" is way too conducive game ideas.
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Sailor Bat!
 
lol Oh my god!
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While this looks gorgeous and fun, I am disappointed they went with the Sunspot as Human Torch knockoff design choice. I know that most of the more recent artists have tended in that direction, but I was hoping for the old school blackout and particle effects from the New Mutants comic. 😕
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This looks really cool.
 
Holy fuck. If he makes this short and launches another crowdfunding campaign, I might rob a bank or something to make this happen. It looks phenomenal. 

http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/teaser-for-oya-rise-of-the-orishas-resurrecting-orishas-as-modern-day-superheroes
Teaser For 'Oya: Rise of the Orishas' - Resurrecting Orishas As Modern Day Superheroes
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