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Troglodyte Tuesday

I mentioned in my review of Rick Riordan’s The Tower of Nero that I liked the way it portrayed the troglodytes, and since I don’t think I’ve done it before, I might as well take a look at the origins … Continue reading

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Breaking the Blocks on Nintendo’s Secrets

Have you heard the news? Yes, apparently Yoshi‘s full name is T. Yoshisaur Munchakoopas, at least according to a 1993 Nintendo character guide. Admittedly, it’s a little confusing, because that might be his scientific name instead of his personal name. … Continue reading

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Plumber vs. Plant

Picture by Ribera The fact that there are plants that eat animals has certainly captured the popular imagination, including the world of video games. Many games contain carnivorous plants, but the most famous are almost certainly the Piranha Plants from … Continue reading

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