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Author Archive: ColonelFrog

Colonel Frog is a long time science fiction and fantasy fan. He loves reading novels in the field, and he also enjoys watching movies (as well as reading lots of other genre books).

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Loved WALL-E so much, he built a real one.

August 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Loved WALL-E so much, he built a real one.

Mike Senna is a man who knows what he likes and likes what he blooming well knows. When he saw the robot WALL-E in the animated movie of the same name, he fell in love with the cute little trash-collecting fellow. So much so, in fact, that he actually went ahead and built a real […]

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Rush Limbaugh loves Dungeons and Dragons?

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Rush Limbaugh loves Dungeons and Dragons?

US politico Rush Limbaugh obviously was a 12th Level Mage in his youth, as his latest attack newsletter (left) shows an image from the D&D Monster Manual II (right). If only there was a Finance Spell (Advanced) that could sort out the world economy, eh. Vapourise Investment Bankers Fireball, perhaps? Source: Robot Viking.

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Go over to the Lego side.

August 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Go over to the Lego side.

If you want a Star Wars-themed Lego chess set, then Brandon Griffith is your man. Here’s his mighty effort for Return of the Jedi. Nice one, Brandon.

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Judgement is coming!

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Judgement is coming!

Here’s the new poster for the Judge Dredd movie hitting the cinemas this September 2012. He is the law, creep, and you had better believe it!

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Ex-Wizards of the Coast founder sets up rival firm.

August 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
Ex-Wizards of the Coast founder sets up rival firm.

Peter D. Adkison, previously CEO of Wizards of the Coast, is striking out to set up for himself. The name of his new venture is Hostile Work Environment. “I couldn’t be more excited about Hostile Work Environment! Roleplaying games are my passion and through my new company, I’m creating ways for people to experience RPGs […]

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Doctor Who trailer (season 7)

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Doctor Who trailer (season 7)

Who killed all the daleks? WHO do you think? Yes, if there’s someone who is going to get overexcited by dinosaurs on a spaceship, then it has to be our favourite Timelord, doesn’t it? Bask in the warmth of the trailer for the 7th season of Doctor Who.

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Suidobashi fighting Mechs for $1.3m!

July 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Suidobashi fighting Mechs for $1.3m!

Suidobashi Heavy Industry is, we are told by Wired Japan, developing a diesel-powered mech called Kurata – over 13 feet tall and 4.4-ton in weight, as long as you’ve got a spare $1.3m hanging around to pay for one. Well, I always wanted to be Tony Stark, and this might be my first step to […]

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The Dark Knight Returns cartoon. Frank Miller happy?

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The Dark Knight Returns cartoon. Frank Miller happy?

In case you missed it, there’s an animated version of Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns coming our way soon. Here’s its trailer. Is Frank Miller happy over this? Well, he’s not Alan Moore, who would automatically have a face like a slapped hobbit over anybody who makes one of his properties into a movie […]

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Skyfall trailer.

July 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Skyfall trailer.

We could tell you how cool James Bond is – so cool, in fact, that even the Queen wants to go parachute jumping with him, but instead let’s just cut to the chase (well, quite a few chases actually), and give you the trailer for Skyfall and… Bond, James Bond.

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CW network’s secret weapon: Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along!

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CW network’s secret weapon: Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along!

In all the history of secret weapons – from the V2 rocket to Ming the Merciless crashing moons into Earth – there can be none more potent than the piece of superhero-themed musical geekdom that is Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, with Neil Patrick Harris, Felicia Day and Nathan Fillion. CW Network is making […]

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