Author Archives: Ryan

Wading Through Perdido Street Station

I started reading China Mieville’s novel Perdido Street Station this month, and I’ve found it tough going. The writing is dense and disgusting, purposefully so. The world he’s created is a sort of steampunk Victorian dystopia. Part Diamond Age, part coroner’s textbook. He does a thorough job of painting a clear picture, but it’s a […]

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Nirnroot Confirmed

Last week Bethesda Softworks released the first gameplay trailer for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. IGN PC Executive Editor Charles Onyett drafted me into a hardcore dissection of the video. We nerded out to the extreme on this one. So much fun. Skyrim Rewind Theater

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