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Game Interview: Erik Mona

Erik has overseen the release of Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: a fantasy roleplaying game that picks up where Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 left off and propels it into the future. Erik recently spoke with Matt Staggs about Pathfinder and what the future holds for Paizo Publishing.

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Snapshots: These Comic Reviews Will Self-Destruct

This week’s Snapshots will, review by review, reduce into nothingness like that alien code in Independence Day. However rather than heralding impending space ray doom (unless you are a golden retriever) this will in fact just save me a bit of time. Or will it?

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Game Roundup for 12/4/2009

This week’s links include the implications of evil avatars, neuromarketing, an Age of Conan MMORPG giveaway, paper castles, Bioshock brought to life, space marines, and virtual gaming conventions.

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Writing by Numbers: Aidan Doyle

Obviously number theory and mathematics in general plays a large role in the construction of “Reading by Numbers.” What was your relationship with number theory before writing this piece? Were you familiar with the discipline or did you need to do research?

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The Year’s Best SF and Fantasy, Honorable Mentions, Part 2

For the month of December, FM will be presenting in four segments, all the honorable mentions listed in The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, edited by Rich Horton, which is forthcoming in December from Prime Books.

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Wheatland Press Asks For Support For Polyphony 7

In order to publish Polyphony 7, Wheatland Press must receive 225 paid pre-orders via the web site (www.wheatlandpress.com) by 1 March 2010. If the pre-order quantities cannot be met, Polyphony will cease publication. It’s that simple.

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Celebrate Free-e-Day!

Today is Free-e-day, which its participants bill as the biggest ever cultural electronic giveaway and celebration of the independent creative spirit. Free-e-day is for every singer, writer, artist, artisan, photographer, film-maker, whatever who believes that the most important part of culture is the fans. And it’s for everyone who loves culture and wants to experience […]

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The Year’s Best SF and Fantasy, Honorable Mentions, Part 1

For the next four weeks, FM will be presenting in four segments, all the honorable mentions listed in The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, edited by Rich Horton, which is forthcoming in December from Prime Books.

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Ten Things You Should Know about New Moon

You would think that after a year of hype, there would be no surprises left to find in New Moon, the sure-to-go-gangbusters sequel to last year’s unbelievably popular Twilight. But just in case you feel unprepared, here’s a cheat sheet of things you should know before you drop ten bucks.

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Comic Reviews: Ultimate Comics Spider-Man

Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: David Lafuente About nine years ago Marvel Comics decided that characters who lug around 40 years of continuity may in fact be a daunting prospect for new readers. However, they did not want to disgruntle the existing fan base by wiping away the same characters’ cherished past. […]