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TV Tropes Monday: More Than Mind Control

    Tweet of the Day: Should A Dog Have Possessions? ——- Mind control powers seem pretty neat, don’t day. With a simple thought or gesture you have your enemies dancing at the end of the proverbial strings. It is also a game breaker. If controlling someone else as simple as uttering a few thoughts […]

Weekend Roundup: April 20-26

  Tweet of the Day: Do I Dare Disturb the Universe? ——- You might have notice the lack of blogging last week. I am happy to inform you that this week did not follow that pattern. Which is good.  Except, that I did not write or post what I wanted and instead posted something much…lighter…for […]

Space for Rent: Queer Bating the Truth

    Tweet of the Day: Hugo Nominations ——- According to the Urban Dictionary, Queer Bating is: When people in the media (usually television/movies) add homoerotic tension between two characters to attract more liberal and queer viewers with the indication of them not ever getting together for real in the show/book/movie. “Hey did you watch […]

Mass Effect/AEC-Alliance News Network: Tayseri Murder’s Suspect in Custody

  Tweet of the Day: The Odyssey-Crash Course Literature with John Green ——– ANN News Desk From Alliance News Desk on the Citadel October 11, 2196 Tayseri Murder’s Suspect in Custody by Amita Quita PRESIDIUM, CITADEL – C-Sec announced early this morning that they have a suspect in custody related to the murders in Tayseri […]

Mass Effect/AEC:Asari Military Doctrine (3)

  Tweet of the Day: Is Patience a Real Virtue? ——– Excerpt from Modern Galactic War by Paul Malthus, 3rd Edition , Made available for Extranet Scholastic Use by  The Institute of War and Diplomacy, Vancouver Metroplex, North American Union, Earth, 2190 (1st Edition published by Banabar Books in 2184).  Strategic Weaknesses The Asari military […]

TV Tropes Monday: Arranged Marriage

    Tweet of the Day: History v. Future: Averting Wars Through Marriage/Romance ——– This trope explains itself, if not, click on the link above. It comes with all sorts of troubles often arising from the unwillingness of the betrothed to be wed. And that problems don’t stop at the altar. It may be a […]

Weekend Rounup: April 6-12

    Tweet of the Day: The Stone Which Built London ——- I like to start by saying that things have gotten better…I liked to but the damn stomach bug I caught during the week says otherwise. I am getting better, but I’m not 100% yet. Still managed to post a few things, although not […]

April 2014 Blog Chain: Alpha Complex

    Tweet of the Day: Why are games with a customizable main character so popular? ——– I’m battling a stomach bug but hey still time to engage in another Blog Chain. Let’s see what I can come up with: Starting Date: Monday, April 7, 2014 Open to all forum members, even after it starts! […]

TV Tropes Monday: Mugging the Monster

    Tweet of the Day: Rules vs. Guidelines in Fantasy ——- Some people should know better. And by some people I mean you, yes you, the guy eying the lady walking to her car in the far side of the lot. It’s not nice to steal from people, but you already know that and […]

Frozen: A Failed Feminist Fantasy

    Tweet of the Day: Inside the disintegration of a game jam reality show ——– I finally saw Frozen and… it was okay. Better than Cars 2 but that is not saying much. The movie is saddled with way too many Disney cliches that are there only to be barely subverted. Instead of focusing […]