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Matthew Abbott
Musician, gamer, collector & general geek. Spend my time having fun & getting healthy. Nintendo/PSN/Everything: abbott_56
Musician, gamer, collector & general geek. Spend my time having fun & getting healthy. Nintendo/PSN/Everything: abbott_56
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#StarWars Rogue Planet mini review
Rogue Planet is set after the events of Episode 1. Anakin is fast approaching his teenage years under Jedi tutelage from newly appointed master Obi Wan Kenobi. In the story we are witness to Anakin really battling with his conflicting emotions of what he kn...

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#StarWars Episode 1 Movie Novelisation by Terry Brooks mini review
Unlike the vast majority of Star Wars fans, I don't hate the Episode 1 movie. It gives me a warm familiarity of nostalgia as an exciting new entry to the Star Wars universe from my childhood, and whilst I acknowledge it's flaws it doesn't stop my enjoyment ...

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#SpeccyNation by Dan Whitehead mini review
The ZX Spectrum is before my time, but that doesn't stop me from appreciating the prog rock to my pop in my world of gaming, with it's crappy rubber keys and mysteriously beautiful rainbow stripe. Dan Whitehead however, is definitely a retro gaming origins ...

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#Nod by Adrian Barnes mini review
Nod is told in a series of journal entries by aspiring author Paul during this unique concept of an impending apocalypse. Set in Vancouver, the global populace bar a select few are suddenly unable to sleep. The few remaining 'sleepers' all share the same go...

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About Me
Musician, board/video gamer & collector. #Lego   #RetroGaming   #Chilli  &  #Whiskey  enthusiast.  Big kid. Bigger geek.  Nintendo/PSN: abbott_56  Xbox: Mabbott56 Twitter:  @abbott_56

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#StarWars The Old Republic - Annihilation Mini Review
Annihilation is the fourth story in The Old Republic series of novels, Despite being of Jedi heritage, our lead character Theron Shan posses no natural affinity or command of the force, yet is talented in other methods of combat and subterfuge in his role a...

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#LostTribeOfTheSith Star Wars Novel Mini Review
The Lost Tribe Of The Sith is a collection of shorter stories about a group of Sith that get stranded on a remote planet after a catastrophic accident in their ship, Omen. Set before the rule of two, the Sith clan is made up of multiple factions and familie...

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Star Wars - The Old Republic #FatalAlliance Book
For me, Sean Williams' 'Fatal Alliance' was a difficult book to get in to. As you can probably see from a few past blog entries, I was really enjoying reading through some of the novels from the expanded Star Wars universe for a while. Even when they were b...

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#Pullblox
Pullblox is definitely up there with the games actually worth paying the asking price for on Nintendo's fabled eShop. £5.49, it's again a little more than I like to pay for downloadable game (I am a stickler for wanting a hard copy and hoarding them all in ...

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#MyWeightLossSoFar
For those of you that have read my blog or twitter feed before, you might know that I've been trying to improve my lifestyle and get healthy. When I started that was my goal, not focussing on weight loss in particular, but just trying to make sensible decis...
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