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A New World Disorder

When the dust settled on the Third World War, the entire framework of global politics had been utterly reshaped. Just as in 1945 & 1918, the outcome of cataclysmic conflict was a devastated arena of battle along with borders unrecognisable … Continue reading

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Ticking Underwater Time Bomb

In 1946 a Polish ship, the¬†Kielce, sank off the coast of Folkestone while transporting a relatively insubstantial amount of incendiary ordnance. Intent on preventing detonation of this cargo, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency began work on an operation to neutralise … Continue reading

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Where Do You Want To Go Today?

Raccoon City. Dunwall. Rapture. The Master League. Los Santos. The Ishimura. Aperture Science Laboratories. The Animus. Rivet City. Windhelm. Kyrat. Liberty City. Black Mesa. Lytton. Malden. City 17. Ragnarok. Memorens. Shadow Moses. Jacinto City. Steelport. Nuevo Paraiso. Greenvale. Wellspring. The … Continue reading

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By 2038, the world no longer used razor blades. At least, not for the removal of bodily hair. This was not because humanity had – finally – relinquished its socially constructed obsession with beauty standards and polished appearance. Alas, the … Continue reading

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Blockbuster Medical Invention

A leech, a bedbug and a mosquito go into a bar. They all order the same drink and, even though they have to pierce the skin of their prey in order to sup, all leave with their thirst quenched. Their … Continue reading

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You Can Almost Smell The History

“As you are all no doubt aware, Alexander ‘Fedora’ Fennerman had two great loves; cocaine, and himself.” Some of the tourists tittered at this, others merely smiled or nodded. “He swept across the Rust Belt on his chopper – a … Continue reading

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Tell Saint Peter at the golden gate, that you just hate to make him wait, but you gotta have another cigarette…

– 1947’s Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) by Tex Williams Since I finished LA Noire¬†about a week or so ago and have very little else to blog about, I figured I’d try my hand at something I’ve never done before … Continue reading

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