Christopher Meadows

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Euro Truck Simulator 2 - Special Edition (Digital &hellip by Excalibur Publishing
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Note: This review is for the ĎDigital Download Cardí version.

Euro Truck Simulator 2 is, simply put, the best trucking simulation Iíve ever played. Itís also the only trucking simulation Iíve ever played, but I wonít hold that against it. It turns out it can be a lot of fun. More on the gameplay below.

However, before talking about the gameplay, itís worth discussing the product format. This product comes in a standard sized DVD case. However, that case does not contain a DVD. Rather, it contains a credit-card sized piece of laminated card, with a long series of numbers and letters on the back (the Ďcodeí). It also includes a one page sheet of instructions… Read more
Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Thomas Sweterlitsch
Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Thomas Sweterlitsch
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Tomorrow and Tomorrow is a thriller, and a journey of personal discovery, with a clever conceit at its heart. After a US city is devastated by a dirty bomb, an archive of their digital footprint is created. The citizens every move is tracked and stored, as a memorial, as a place for the survivors to visit to relive time with their deceased loved ones Ė and more disturbingly, as a tourist attraction, and as a means of settling insurance claims.

The protagonist works in the Archive as an investigator in the latter capacity Ė tracking down individuals on the day that the city ended, in an effort to satisfy insurance companies. But one of the bodies heís investigating looks like a… Read more
The Last Banquet by Jonathan Grimwood
The Last Banquet by Jonathan Grimwood
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The Last Banquet is a fascinating study of character and society. Itís sharp, occasionally gruesome, often poignant, cleverly observed, and a pleasure to read. The author takes the reader gradually through the life of a French aristocrat Ė from a childhood of penury, through a military academy, and beyond.

We are introduced to his friends, to acquaintances, to enemies -and to the means by which one can become the other. We are taken through births and deaths, triumphs and disappointments.

At every stage, the protagonists inner monologue is believable, historically consistent, and alters believably over the timeframe of the text. As the book progresses, the narrator… Read more

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