Mobilize! The Return of the Zoids Continues

Are you a Zoids fan? Do you like Gundam? If so, then the game below may be the gift you didn’t know you wanted! Presenting Zoids vs. Gundam, a tabletop game that pits these two Japanese mecha franchises against one another. For those who know nothing about either series, think of it as Pacific Rim, but … Continue reading Mobilize! The Return of the Zoids Continues

Star Wars in the Land of the Rising Sun

This author has discovered many benefits in listening to various, untranslated media from other countries. While I only know only two languages, I find there is a great deal to learn about the craft of fiction while viewing and/or listening to stories or songs from other countries. Siervas’* albums are one example. Despite being written … Continue reading Star Wars in the Land of the Rising Sun

Depth in Fiction, Part Four: Philosophy, Theology, and the Difference between Right and Wrong

This article is the fourth in a five part series about the skill of adding depth to fiction. Parts One, Two, and Three may be read here, here, and here. So far we have discussed maintaining a sense of “magic” in fiction, the use and necessity of images, and the consideration due to the length … Continue reading Depth in Fiction, Part Four: Philosophy, Theology, and the Difference between Right and Wrong