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The Velvet Web / Doctor Who FCBD 2016 - Tales From The TARDIS

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Hello and Welcome To The Basement... 

And Tales From The TARDIS!

Today, being the first Saturday in May, was Free Comic Book Day... and one of the free comics, published by Titan Comics is a of course Doctor Who: Free Comic Book Day 2016... and it features four stories featuring all four of the post-War Doctor's... in four mini-stories... with only the first one really standing out to me at the moment being, Robo Rampage, a semi-sequel to the fourth Doctor story ' Robot'. All four stories have different writers and artist working on them, so they each stand out from each other to give you a feel for how their other Doctor Who comics go.
Some other Davros was on Britain's Got Talent singing 'Love Shack'.... wish I could find some footage of that... and good news Big Finish will continue to make Doctor Who Audio adventures at least up until 2025...
So with that... let's get to part two of The Keys Of Marinus, The Velvet Web...
We open right where we left off…

Free Comic Book Day, Fernando Jimenez & Stormwatch Comics

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Hello and welcome to the basement...

Today of course was the first Saturday in May, which means at nearly every comic book shop known, it's FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! WHOO-HOO!


Unfortunately, with my luck, again on a day I'm out and about was raining, which made my choice of heading to Stormwatch Comics (located at 449 N Route 73 in West Berlin, New Jersey) very easy to select as my destination for my excursion this week.


So let me talk about my first little misstep that worked out rather fortunate for me: because so many FCBD events in the area were starting at 10 AM in the morning, I left thinking that, cause it takes an hour to get to West Berlin, so I ended up arriving an hour early, and was the first customer to arrive.



I say customer, because when I got there the extremely talented Fernando Jimenez (Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Fernando-Jimenez-Comic-Artist-179285685490633/?fref=ts) was there waiting so that he could set up his table. I met him briefly last month at Cam…

BlazBlue Thoughts: Fun while getting stomped!

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Hello and Welcome To The Basement... 

I am not the biggest support of online fighting games, I like MMOs like Star Trek Online, DC Universe Online, Star Wars The Old Republic with players teaming up to try and do a mission against the AI just fine... but fighting games... that's a different bred...

Let's face it, losing sucks, and while I get the rage quit deal, I've been guilty of it myself, sure I can hold my own against the computer opponents just fine on default settings and can sneak out a few wins here and there on harder settings... but when going up against another human player, I get quickly reminded at how far out of my league I am.

Is it because my reflexes are too slow? That I don't play enough?

Well the answer is that, some players take to some style of games better than others. I prefer adventure games with puzzles for the most part, and struggle with more action focused games, first person shooters and the like, because I grew up playing games that worked…