Asylum (Marcus Low) book cover

New Books: Asylum (Marcus Low)

Reading is what? Fundamental. One of South Africa’s annual literary highlights is the Open Book Festival. This usually takes place in and around Cape Town during early September, which is the start of spring. They’ve had great guests before, including some amazing international and local authors I would heartily recommend.[…]

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OMG! Nerdgasm: Pathfinder edition

What is better than receiving a nice nerdy piece of loot? Look what arrived at the office today. Of course, it feels odd spending R 635 on a book. Even though it normally retails for up to R 1,050, this still feels a bit steep. But it sure is gorgeous. This[…]

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Taking the plunge/Fixing for coffee

Monday seems like a great time to talk about coffee. If you’ve ever seen one of the cunning devices pictured here, you may know it as a coffee plunger or a French press. Many people have one, but few know how to use them. Fortunately, it’s easy enough to learn.[…]

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Shield of Tomorrow!

I warned you this blog was going to feature too much Star Trek, right? I also said I’d be blathering on (at length) about roleplaying games. But this is the NerdVerse, so of course there has to be a topic that allows me to combine them. And now there is![…]

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New blog, who dis?

Hail and well met, internet-weary traveller! Welcome to the NerdVerse! Or one version of it, at any rate. After all, there is so much nerdy goodness out in the world, one NerdVerse wouldn’t be enough to contain it. And that is a marvellous thing. That’s the reason for this blog,[…]

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