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Postby AndrewGPaul » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:06 pm

A Colder War is another Cthulhu-esque story of his. Worth a read (especially because it's free!)
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Postby Levied Troop » Tue Jan 04, 2011 7:36 pm

Thanks - you've just given me a fun twenty minutes :D

Now I want to buy the RPG.
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Postby DemonEtrigan » Tue Jun 28, 2011 9:20 am

The Apocalypse Codex - July 2012 :)
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Postby The Dozing Dragon » Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:29 pm

Just ordered the first. Based on your recommendations.












Oh dear :lol:
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Postby Skipp » Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:46 pm

you wont be dissapointed, or your money back. :beardy:
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What are you doing Dave?
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Postby Glenn » Tue Jun 28, 2011 5:23 pm

The Laundry RPG (and its first supplement) are top stuff...really manage to keep the tone and sense of fun and madness alive in their writing.

Thoroughly recommended

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Postby The Dozing Dragon » Thu Jul 07, 2011 1:11 am

took a while to get into it.....writing was a little 'insert clever word for shite' at first but it has lifted nicely.
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Postby anevilgiraffe » Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:21 pm

I'm audio-booking these... and not really enjoying it, the main character is coming across like a twat with all his sardonic cool comments, and the only swear word that Stross appears to know is Fuck... the strained use of elaborate metaphor is really coming across like a weak Pratchett clone as well... plus, the fucking maths talk and reliance on TLA's that aren't explained is making things very hard to follow.
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Postby The Dozing Dragon » Mon Dec 17, 2012 1:37 pm

It gets better :wink:
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Postby anevilgiraffe » Mon Dec 17, 2012 1:44 pm

when? Mo has been attacked at her home... after about 2 hours of listening, I'm not seeing much improvement.
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