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Game Roundup for 11/20/2009

Each week, gamer Matt Staggs will be producing a list of links for Fantasy Magazine to help fill you in on the latest in gaming news. This week there’s a host of information for tabletop gamers, including a vintage D&D commercial and D&D’s stupidest monsters, as well as leaked screenshots from Fallout and news from GameStop about downloadable content.

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Flash Forward: “The Gift” & “Playing Cards With Coyote”

To raise the specter of something we haven’t seen much of since the first two or three episodes, when will the story get back to discovering more about the men who were awake during the blackout?

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Interview: K.D. Wentworth

Three-time Nebula finalist, winning the Writers of the Future contest, Teacher’s writers award, tons of novels in publication; is it true are you really HG Wells reincarnated?

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Author Spotlight: Christie Skipper Ritchotte

A neighbor showed me the trick when I was ten, and let me in on the whole Magician’s Code thing. I wasn’t supposed to tell anyone how to do the trick, but I caved immediately. Don’t ever show me how a trick is done; I’ll show everyone.

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Cybil Awards for Fantasy/Science Fiction

The Cybils (Children and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards) have announced their 2009 nominations in the Fantasy/Science Fiction category.

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Interstitial Arts Foundation Auction

In honor of their first Interfictions anthology, the Interstitial Arts Foundation held a jewelry auction in the summer of 2007: each piece was inspired by stories within that pioneering collection, which critics hailed as “odd, deep, delightful…”. Now, in 2009, they are crossing their own previously-erected borders and have opened the auction up to all manner of portable art.

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Uncomfortable Realities: An Interview with Jesse Bullington

Jesse Bullington’s debut novel, The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart, has caused quite the ruckus in the world of literary reviewers. In this interview, we discuss just why this might be.

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Outsiders and Others: An Interview with Garth Nix

This interview was conducted at World Fantasy 2009, in San Jose, California.

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Flash Forward: “Gimme Some Truth” and “Scary Monsters and Super Creeps”

“Gimme Some Truth” is an episode about two things: The Truth, and Action. The episode opens with a quick attack and then pops back in time to an “earlier that day” where our intrepid FBI agents spend time in Washington DC so that Agent Wedeck (Courtney B. Vance) can testify before the Senate regarding his department’s use of their budget to investigate the blackouts.

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Book Review: Norilana Roundup

Norilana Books is a newish small press run by writer Vera Nazarian. They have put out an ambitious list over the past few years, notably including a number of very nice novels by Sherwood Smith (best known these days for her Inda series, and also the author of the delightful YA diptych Crown Duel). But perhaps most notable about Norilana’s list is their support of short fiction.