Monthly Archives: July 2016

Durarara!!: Intrigue, Adventure, and Urban Legends in the Streets of Ikebukuro

(video) Genre: Supernatural Synopsis: In the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo, the supernatural comes into contact with the mundane. A headless fairy spawns her own local urban legend as she rides through the streets on her motorcycle. A preternaturally strong man with a hair-trigger … Continue reading

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Web Media Roundup: Signal Boost, Force Grey, and Jessie Graff’s Run on American Ninja Warrior

Signal Boost (video) This is a geeky web series on Geek and Sundry which rotates hosts, each of whom select three things each week that they think is cool to highlight. While a nice source of recommendations, what I really … Continue reading

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The Wolf Among Us: Powerful Characterization, Immersive World

Genre: Interactive mystery/adventure/urban fantasy Synopsis: All the characters we’ve heard of in fairy tales are real, but they’ve long since fled their homelands to find refuge in our world. Referring to themselves as Fables, Snow White, Bluebeard, and the Little … Continue reading

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The Magicians: A Turn for the Gross

Genre: Supernatural/Urban Fantasy Synopsis: Quentin’s not living the life he wants, and something about the fictional world in his favorite fantasy series has captivated him all his life. Meanwhile, his best friend Julia is ready to immerse herself in the … Continue reading

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