Welcome to Kimia is back! So what happened in the world of Transformers while we were off?
Ross is alone this week, so, jump this way to keep him company!
This week, due to time constraints, you get 3 Lock-In Pockets, all taken from the articles written by Alan Stares and Paul Anderson. Jump on each link to listen in!
Apologies for the lack of full episodes, normal service should be resumed next week!
A cloaked figure wanders through the crowded tavern, unheeded by all. Suddenly he casts back his hood: it is the Bard! He has come to tell of the greatest thing ever to happen to a table surface: Heroquest!
Feel the excitement! Taste the fear! Heft your Broadsword in celebration of the pinnacle of all that is, was, and could ever be in the arena of fantasy adventure games!
By Alan Stares (Prototron)
Fantasy was a big thing in the 80's. A myriad of films featuring musclebound men and scantily clad women being toasted by or riding dragons into glory were commonplace. Add to this the huge popularity of Dungeons & Dragons style board games and the already massive and long running legacy of Tolkien's seminal works and it seems we just couldn't get enough of those worlds of mystery and magic.
In 1988 American author R.A. Salvatore released the first in his Forgotten Realms series of novels and part one of The Icewind Dale trilogy. Parts 2 and 3 followed in 1989 ad 1990 respectively and together they completed the trio -
Part 1 - The Crystal Shard
Part 2 - Streams of Silver
Part 3 - The Halfling's Gem