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Board Games

12 Days of Gaming: The Lord of the Rings

By On December 22, 2014

The Lord of the Rings by Reiner Knizia Fantasy Flight Games, 2000 Fantasy Flight Games / Amazon Despite the fact that it is, in reality, a small, simple game, Knizia’s Lord of… Read More

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Take This Spoon: A Review

By On December 22, 2014

Take This Spoon by Julia Wendell The Main Street Rag, May 2014 76 pages – The Main Street Rag I didn’t bring a scale with me to the beach. I’ve weighed myself multiple… Read More

Video Games

The Crew: Thoughts on “Open World” and crafting meaningful World Spaces.

By On December 22, 2014

Open world games by its most technical definition have been around for quite a while, with the first Ultima releasing way back in 1981. But the notion of open world as something… Read More

Current Events

Entropy State of the Union 2014-2015

By On December 22, 2014

Dearest readers & members of the near-and-far Entropy community, 2014 is almost over, so first and foremost we want to express our utmost gratitude and enthusiasm to all of our readers and… Read More

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New Fiction: The Night Before Valentine’s Day by Sam Cohen

By On December 22, 2014

The bird looked like it was on stilts. It looked prehistoric. Its beak was long and pointy black and its body was gourd-shaped, a protrusion ending in a tapered tail. It looked… Read More


Sunday Entropy List: A Compilation of Personal Reflections for 2014

By On December 21, 2014

Because the year is coming to a close, I thought I’d pry into the personal lives of our Editors and Contributors to ask what went on in their lives apart from writing.… Read More

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Board Games

12 Days of Gaming: Storyteller Cards

By On December 21, 2014

Storyteller Cards and Storyteller Cards: Fantasy by Jason Tagmire and Campbell Whyte Button Shy, 2013-’14 Storyteller Cards Back in April, I wrote about Storyteller Cards, a very special deck of cards designed by… Read More


The Worst Motorcycle in Laos by Chris Tharp

By On December 21, 2014

I don’t like finishing essay books from beginning to end. I like reading them in random order, sometimes, only reading 1-2, leaving it for a month, and then coming back to the… Read More

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Board Games

12 Days of Gaming: Friday

By On December 20, 2014

Friday by Friedemann Friese Rio Grande Games, 2011 Rio Grande Games / Amazon In his coverage of tile-laying games, Quincy Rhoads wrote something that stuck with me: This Town isn’t a game of… Read More

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Silent Hill 4: Biography of a Place

By On December 19, 2014

Don’t worry about it too much. There are a…lot of strange things in this world…. The umbilical cord I keep in a box in my room…lately, it’s started to smell terrible…. There.… Read More

Board Games

12 Days of Gaming: This Town Ain’t Big Enough for the 2 – 4 Of Us

By On December 19, 2014

This Town Ain’t Big Enough for the 2-4 of Us by Jay Cormier & Sen-Foong Lim Tasty Minstrel Games, 2014 Board Game Geek Store Tile laying is a unique element in board… Read More

Week 5

Flash Portraits of Link: Part 5 – The End is Nigh?

By On December 19, 2014

Sometimes you are grateful for the places that haven’t been touched by greed and power. Beautiful and serene in the reflecting blue of the cavern walls. But in beauty there is ignorance… Read More

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Deleuze’s Eternal Problem: Difference and Repetition

By On December 19, 2014

Difference and Repetition by Gilles Deleuze Originally published in 1968 Translated by Paul Patton – Columbia University Press, 1994 Amazon This is my second time reading this book. I think the first time I… Read More