Author: steven mepham

Fantasy fiction writer, reviewer, reader and Gamer

I got myself a Patreon account.

For a number of months now I have been considering opening a Patreon for the site. The main intent is to provide a means to promote and build a community around what I do and while doing so – hopefully cover the running costs of the site. Today after much debate I launched my Patreon!

Review: Estranged Ethan M. Aldridge

Estranged, at its core is a story of kindness, belonging, identity and family. It is a masterpiece that dwells on the concept that whoever you are, whatever your circumstance, you deserve to be loved. It is the story of Edmund a changeling and the unnamed ‘Human Childe’ who must get to grips with a world…
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Review: Code Vein

Code Vein is one of those games that piqued my interest, but I was reluctant to pick up. I can safely say, that I can glad I took the plunge to try it. Set in a post-apocalyptic world, you play the role of a Revenant. A vampire-Esque creature who has awakened in a world of…
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Review: Cape of Spirits by Elie Byun and Kristina Nguyen

Cape of Spirits is one of those comics that makes me think. Season one’s thirty chapters are packed full of character, action, intrigue and a plot that offers more hooks than a porcupine. It often seems with each page a new hook is….

Writing: My progress on the Evoker.

have been writing the Evoker for almost 19 years and in that time the world, the plot the characters have changed exponentially. In many ways, the Evoker…

The Dragon Prince: My hopes for Season Three

Warning: Contains some spoilers for season one and two

After what seems like an eternity of waiting. The Dragon Prince season 3 release date has been confirmed as 22 November 2019. The last time we left Xadia and Katolis, Callum and Rayla had crossed the border into….

Review: Castle Swimmer by Wendy Lian Martin

Castle Swimmer is one of those webcomics which I could easily have missed, but I am so glad that I didn’t. It is an absolute pleasure to read, even though the plot is somewhat of an emotional rollercoaster. Set in an underwater world, populated by…

Review: Final Fantasy VIII: Remaster – Worth the price?

A Final Fantasy VIII (FFVIII) remaster is something I have wanted for a long time but did not ever expect to see. Final Fantasy VIII is one of those games from the PSOne era that sits in an awkward spot. It is not the earliest of games and therefore is not as graphically flawed, nor did it come at the end of the PSOne cycle when the majority of game developers had overcome most obstacles posed by the system.

Long Reads: Big Fish and Begonia: an examination of the human soul.

Warning: Spoilers for Big Fish and Begonia are contained within. If you haven’t watched the film, I strongly suggest you do so before reading this article. Who are we? Where do we come from? and here are we going? (laugh) No one thinks about these questions. We go to work, day in and day out,…
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Final Fantasy VIII: Remaster release date – 03/08/2019

The release of Final Fantasy VIII: Remaster has been announced and is available for digital Pre-order now. It will release on 03/08/2019 – £15.99.