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Book Length and What Makes LitRPG


Keywords: Word count, and the definition of LitRPG.  I’ve been reading with interest the debates in the various groups out there with regard as to how long a book should be and what defines LitRPG.  There are a number of authors out there, me included, that aren’t penning mighty tomes. I keep mine short because … Continue reading

Desperate Times are here!


Coming 25th December 2016! It’s 2100, Britain faces its greatest challenge as the remains of the European Combined Armed Forces dig in to repel the imminent ChinKor Republic invasion of Great Britain. Bombers and missiles destroy whole swathes of British cities and countryside and every eligible man and woman over the age of 16 has … Continue reading

Mech pilots in 49ers РA visual description 


In Desperate Times, ¬†and especially in Spetsnaz and Devon’s Demons (gasp! Spoiler!), I have mechs. If you’re new to sci-fi and you’re wondering what mechs are, have a look at the image below. This is taken from Battletech, one of the most popular RPG and tabletop games and computer games franchises in history.   Mechs … Continue reading

What do the 49ers characters look like?


I’m not a good artist. As such, I have to trawl the internet to find an image that slightly resembles the characters I have in mind. I have also tried to not describe the appearance of any characters bar ‘large’ for Gorillas etc. There are a number of reasons for this. The main reason is … Continue reading

What do the 49ers’ uniforms look like?


Those of you who have already read Desperate Times will have seen the image I used to give a general representation. Well, the search continues and I have a couple of images to share with you so that you can get a better mental picture when you’re reading. As soon as I can afford it, … Continue reading

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