Yep! Here again! If I’m lucky, I’ll be able to, you know, actually remember the rules of these gamebooks. In all seriousness, thank you for all those who wished us a happy holiday. We’re all home safe, and yours truly was the only one who had issues with the local food. A couple of house… Continue reading The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 3, Part 2
Feeling somewhat like Sisyphus, I return to the fray. As my faithful readers now know, there is a point partway through the adventure where Lone Wolf’s Endurance gets restored to maximum. I’m going to refrain from repeated commentary up until that points, so you’ll just have to accept my word for it if I don’t die… Continue reading The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 3, Part 1
In something that seemed too good to be true, in our last instalment, my MEGASWORD managed to dispel certain ill-disposed insectoids without a fight. Before I even get a chance to be complacent, a ‘new horror’ appears from the floor! Some ‘jackal-like’ creature, describing itself as ‘Tagazin’ promises my doom, death, torture, yadayadayada… I remember… Continue reading The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 2, Part 4
Aside : You want to know the definition of true love? Last night : Australia played France in their initial World Cup match, for which I’ve waited four years. Hawthorn played Adelaide in a vital home match that could well decide our chance of making the finals. The Australian cricket team played their archrivals England… Continue reading The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 2, Part 3
Don’t worry, Lone Wolf fans! I’ve got a gamebook post half done, but was foiled last night by a power failure! In the meantime, here’s the answers to the song lyric quiz I posted last week. For some songs, I’ve also listed the album, before that got too boring…. (1) “I’ll make wine from… Continue reading Interlude – Quiz (Music) Answers!
[Aside : Answers to the music trivia quiz will be posted shortly] Back to the Deathlord of Ixia…. Attempt 2??? You failure!!! The brighter side of this second attempt is that Lone Wolf has, on this go-round, battled his way through the initial portion of the gamebook and is, now, on maximum Endurance! Back to… Continue reading The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 2, Part 2
After some back and forth in the comments to my last post, I thought it would be interesting to unearth a quiz I created around 15 years ago. These are all lines from songs in the period 1970-2000. Some are Australian, but the vast majority are from hit songs known worldwide at the time of… Continue reading Interlude – Quiz (Music)