Stephen Fry described her as “one of the smartest, funniest and most sweet-natured people I ever encountered”. Can you believe this weekend marks the tenth anniversary of the death of comedian Linda Smith?Read more "Linda Smith: ‘clever, perceptive, politically sharp and above all very funny’"
Should it be Queen or Queens of the Stone Age? Beyonce or Dolly Parton? Elvis Presley or John Barrowman? Harmless Facebook quizzes have a lot to answer for.Read more "At what age did music matter the most to you?"
Moment Momentous is a column which identifies and harps on about an instant where something transforms into magnificence. For something utterly formidable and truly titanic, what better than Melvins?Read more "Moment Momentous: 2:54 from Melvins’ A History of Bad Men"
Did the must-see Netflix show reveal the truth behind the story of Steven Avery, or does it substitute one example of confirmation bias for another? Or is it even more complicated than that?Read more "Making a Murderer: the truth remains at large in a case surrounded by more-than-reasonable doubt"
In the latest of our column for new and returning gamers, we explore the fearsome subgenre of Roguelikes – and face the terrifying (and ever-so-slightly exciting) spectre of perma-death.Read more "Agenre Provocateur: Rogues-U-Like"
Today we’re looking at three indie titles that show the depth of role-playing games.Read more "Agenre Provocateur: Role with it"
What do you if you’re an adult who wants to give gaming a try but has no idea where to start? Well, you begin here, of course.Read more "Agenre Provocateur: where to begin with gaming"