Tag Archives: sword and sorcery

Neo Sword and Sorcery

This morning I’m pre-empting possible responses that might arise from the can of worms I may have opened in my last podcast (ep. 63), after I bemoaned the lack of sword and sorcery (a term originally coined by Michael Moorcock) … Continue reading

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New Sword and Sorcery IF Game Released: Rider In The Mist 1.0b (and Happy New Year too!)

Yeah, it’s done. Sort of still beta, but I wanted to release into the wild at exactly midnight. That didn’t exactly happen, but only by twelve minutes – so still within the witching hour as befits a sword and sorcerer/horror … Continue reading

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Interactive Fiction Game: Rider In the Mist: What the Hell is It?

Rider in the Mist is my foray into computer games, as both a writer and fan of good, old-fashioned sword and sorcery. Sword and sorcery, though similar in theme, is also different to the other zillion fantasy sub-genres in that: … Continue reading

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Kane and Karl Edward Wagner

I borrowed a battered paperback copy of Karl Edward Wagner’s Dark Crusade from Catford Public library (sadly defunct) sometime in the 1980s.  That was my first experience of the monumental talent that was Wagner. There are many other articles about … Continue reading

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