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Interlude – Quiz (Music)

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)

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The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 2, Part 1

Lone Wolf is back in the sequel – Lone Wolf 2 : Prepared For The Worst! With a little bit of meta-knowledge concerning my task, I make a careful revision to the items which I will be taking with me. I put my Spyglass, Bowstring and Underwater-Breathing Potion into storage (noting in particular that the… Continue reading The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 2, Part 1

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The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 1, Part 7

Well, there’s no way around it, things are looking pretty grim for Lone Wolf. He’s down to 3 Endurance, and hasn’t yet penetrated the inner sanctum of the villains. At least the good news is… is…. is…… While I’m busy feeling sorry for myself, three black-robed creatures appear from my left and start up with… Continue reading The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 1, Part 7

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The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 1, Part 6

Having survived a lightning bolt with nothing more than a scratch (!), Lone Wolf is feeling pretty darn sure of himself…. Oops – did I say that….?   Aside : RIP Alan Rickman, you were awesome…. Unsurprisingly, when I enter the cave in which I intend to seek shelter, it is instantly apparent that I… Continue reading The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 1, Part 6

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The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 1, Part 5

Remember how your dutiful author was confronted with a mathematical problem which he could not answer? In a pleasing example of collective wisdom, I take heed of my faithful commenters and note that the numbers in the opposing corners of the locks add up to the same total across the board. Filled with the puffed-up… Continue reading The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 1, Part 5

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The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 1, Part 4

So, for those that didn’t check out the edited version of the last entry I did, in fact, manage to evade the third wave of zombie enemies and secreted myself in the depths of the ship’s hold. As I feverishly scan the hold for a place to hide, I thank (someone relevant) for the fact that I… Continue reading The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 1, Part 4

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The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 1, Part 3

[Got a second wind tonight, so a longer than usual entry….] When we left our intrepid hero, he was glumly contemplating the sunken wreck of the ship which was intended to transport him to the next stage of his quest… Project Aon link – Sunken ship, complete with woeful observer’s expression…. And seriously, dude, couldn’t… Continue reading The Deathlord of Ixia – Attempt 1, Part 3