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What a Wonderful World It Would Be

Would it be too much to ask if the current trend continues? Trend? What trend? Well, the trend to make fantasy more mainstream and acceptable as a whole. We’re on a good path, the current trend was started close to twenty years ago with the release of the first LotR film, “Fellowship of the Ring.” I can recall it as if it were just yesterday when friends (not fantasy fans) came up to me after having watched the film and asking me questions about the books, as well as the genre as a whole.

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Kingdom: The Far Reaches

There is a difference when I say nostalgia and when my kids say nostalgia. For them nostalgia is reminiscing about “Gravity Falls” from their respective childhood. The series ran from 2012-2016 and for them that feels like a long time ago. My youngest even had nightmares after the first episode of season two aired. That said, for me the time frame is slightly different. That is why I can be nostalgic for “Kingdom: The Far Reaches” an entertaining adventure game from 1997.

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Sitting Atop the Throne

For those among us who don’t (unfortunately) have a lot of time to invest in gaming we can always fall back to our phones when we have a minute or two of downtime. My downtime has recently been spent with “Throne: Kingdom at War” which is sort of like an RTS without so much of the RT but enough of the S to make it enjoyable for short spurts. I can’t tell you much about it, other than it is one of those endless fantasy games that keeps popping up in the App Store and it looked playable enough to peek my interest.

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