Nathan James Flannery

Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (28 of 31)
Location: UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,845,227 - Total Helpful Votes: 28 of 31
Dixit 2 by Asmodee
Dixit 2 by Asmodee
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
If you've not heard of Dixit then briefly this is how it works: You each have a hand of 6 cards, of which there are 84 in the deck, and each contains a unique piece of beautiful surrealist/quirky art. The player who's turn it is has to select one of their cards and "say something about it", which could be a single word, a phrase or sentence, a quotation from a book or film or a line of poetry... almost anything really. Other players then select a card from their hand that they think fits the description. All cards go face down and are shuffled and then laid face up on the table so that everyone can see them and secretly vote which one they think is the original card. If the player has been… Read more
The Great Dune Trilogy: Dune, Dune Messiah, Childr&hellip by Frank Herbert
23 of 26 people found the following review helpful
DUNE: If you like Sci-Fi/Fantasy but haven't read Dune, well it's almost as criminal as not having read The Lord of the Rings, you owe it to yourself to pick this up and read it immediately!! Dune is, in my humble opinion, probably the greatest Sci-Fi book ever written - it is a heavy mix of political machinations, planet-hopping war and diplomacy, and a deep philosophical look at religion and the role of a messianic figure upon shaping human history. Frank Herbert's prose is extraordinary and really gets you inside character's heads, especially that of the 'protagonist' Paul Atreides; the chapters are also broken up with little quips and quotes that further embellish and enhance the… Read more

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