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Spindrone (Amstrad CPC, 1988) Retro Review

Some games never get the credit they deserve at the time. With this little game from Atlantis Software and Robert Lever, it’s very much the case. Spindrone went unreviewed in the major magazine of the time, Amstrad Action, but its release in 1988 at the budget label price of £1.99 ensured sales nevertheless. It’s a […]

Book Review: The Trilisk Ruins by Michael McCloskey

If anything, this book is proof that advertising works when you do it long enough. I originally picked up an eBook copy of The Trilisk Ruins (Parker Interstellar Travels, book 1) because I had seen its cover used in Google adverts all over the Internet. It’s an intriguing cover and it actually does have something to do with the story, which is more than I can say for a lot of books these days (mine included, I’m sorry to say).

Defamation in the UK

With the Defamation Act 2013 likely to start bringing “new style” defamation cases into the courtroom next year, now is a good time to take a look at what is, and what is not, defamation in the United Kingdom. The new Defamation Act changes a lot of what was considered defamation; reduces the potential for […]

What is a Contract?

Contracts are legal documents created to demonstrate an agreement on behalf of two parties to undertake a certain endeavour. The subject of the contract can be anything from buying a newspaper to building the Large Hadron Collider.

Where are the fans?

A common problem webcomic artists stumble into with alarming regularity is the need to see constantly rising viewing figures. The need for validation can be a significant one.