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by behind the ziggurat
Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 411 – Wholesale Solution
Replies: 6
Views: 1008

Re: Drabblecast 411 – Wholesale Solution

I enjoyed this one! At first I was almost put off by how chaotic the beginning was, but once the back and forth between Clay and the AI started I was hooked, who doesn't love sassy/sinister computer programs talking to humans in their scifi. I'm intrigued that it's part of a series, because it certa...
by behind the ziggurat
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 410 – Go Between
Replies: 3
Views: 680

Re: Drabblecast 410 – Go Between

Loved this episode! I read (listened to) Kraken by China Mieville a few years ago, also wonderfully weird, I must read (listen to) his other novels. Liked how this story captured that desire to matter and also the desire to be of no consequence, I know I feel both ways off and on.
by behind the ziggurat
Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Hiding from the Coronavirus.
Replies: 0
Views: 546

Hiding from the Coronavirus.

I live and teach English in China, and I haven't left the house except to walk my dog for 3 weeks, hiding from the Coronavirus. My city Changsha isn't nearly as bad as the centre of it all Wuhan, here it's just people and communities self-quarantining themselves mostly. Some of my friends' communiti...
by behind the ziggurat
Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 409: The Dandelion Man by Jack Nicholls
Replies: 4
Views: 741

Re: Drabblecast 409: The Dandelion Man by Jack Nicholls

Loved this story! That ending, wow, incredible! After The Translator I thought, man, science fiction, that's my jam, give me all spaceship stories all the time. And then I almost almost wished that the Drabblecast was an all scifi story show. And then this amazing story comes to punish me for my foo...
by behind the ziggurat
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 403- The Translator
Replies: 1
Views: 807

Re: Drabblecast 403- The Translator

I loved this story! I tend to listen to a novel, return to the Drabblecast and listen to a bunch of stories, then start another novel. So I just returned to the Drabblecast and this story was amazing and reminded me why I love the Drabblecast all over again. Loved the descriptions of the gas aliens,...
by behind the ziggurat
Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 393 - Diamante and Strass
Replies: 2
Views: 816

Re: Drabblecast 393 - Diamante and Strass

Just listened to this one! I really liked it, every sentence was packed with all this wacky colourful scifi stuff, it never let up for a minute. I feel it's a good example of a story that could only work in prose (or audio), cos seeing all that stuff with your eyes wouldn't bring the same sense of s...
by behind the ziggurat
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics
Topic: Drabblecast 389 - Night of the Living POTUS
Replies: 6
Views: 1372

Re: Drabblecast 389 - Night of the Living POTUS

I can't believe I remembered my forum password after 7 years! I don't think I've used this account since the 2012 Mega Beast Death Match tournament, Cricket Bat we hardly knew ye.

Loved this story, the Clear And Present Danger line had me rolling.
by behind the ziggurat
Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:25 pm
Forum: Mega-Beast Death-Match Season 5 (Winter 2012)
Topic: MBDM 2012 R4 Necromander vs Barracade vs Mr. D'ed
Replies: 38
Views: 23825

Re: MBDM 2012 R4 Necromander vs Barracade vs Mr. D'ed

Sharing what I just posted on the facebook, Mr D'Ed has got this. He's an old school tv show hero and old school tv show heroes always find a way to win in the end. I remember this came up in the Velasquez round a few years ago. Every so often a Mega-Beast comes along who is more than a mere Mega-Be...
by behind the ziggurat
Tue May 22, 2012 11:04 am
Forum: Story Discussion - B Sides
Topic: BSides 16 - Winning Streak
Replies: 6
Views: 5327

Re: BSides 16 - Winning Streak

Really liked this story! Any chance we'll get to see Nicky's other Traleel story The Aubergine Wok in a future B-Sides? Not sure I've seen a genuine sequel on the Drabblecast before, but that's what B-Sides is for right, bending the rules.
by behind the ziggurat
Fri Mar 23, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: Mega-Beast Death-Match Season 5 (Winter 2012)
Topic: MBDM 2012 - Heat 12
Replies: 41
Views: 18042

Re: MBDM 2012 - Heat 12

I see Sucker-Paunch swallowing Flamingoliath early and growing enormous himself. Might take him some time to ingest such a big meal though.
by behind the ziggurat
Fri Mar 23, 2012 1:40 am
Forum: Mega-Beast Death-Match Season 5 (Winter 2012)
Topic: MBDM 2012 - Heat 11
Replies: 25
Views: 12870

Re: MBDM 2012 - Round 11

cinnamon wrote:A nice cricket bat may take A minion out, meanwhile the rest of them peck out your eyes. THERE'S A CRAPLOAD OF THEM.
Ah but Cricket Bat doesn't need eyes! Sonar son! He's got this!
by behind the ziggurat
Sat Mar 17, 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: Mega-Beast Death-Match Season 5 (Winter 2012)
Topic: MBDM 2012 - Heat 11
Replies: 25
Views: 12870

Re: MBDM 2012 - Round 11

Wow Bo, that drawing of Cricket Bat is sweet! So cool you picked him. The other beasts all look badass too of course. I think Cricket Bat could win this heat. His defensive skills could perpetually deal with boomerangs, talons, stingers and hardened corpse cudgels. But I can't tell if his seriousnes...
by behind the ziggurat
Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:30 am
Forum: 2011 Drabblecast People's Choice Awards
Topic: Nominations - Best Art
Replies: 17
Views: 6877

Re: Nominations - Best Art

I pick: Hokkaido Green - Jerel Dye B&W Animals Part 1 - Bo Kaier I-81 - John Deberge The Metamorphosis of the Phosphorescent Avenger - David Flett B&W Animals Part 2 - Rodolfo Arredondo Gifting Bliss - Kelly Macavaney The Groggleberry Thief - Matt Wasiela The 7 Deadly Drabbles - Bo Kaier In the Octo...
by behind the ziggurat
Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:06 am
Forum: 2011 Drabblecast People's Choice Awards
Topic: Nominations - Best Story
Replies: 36
Views: 16415

Re: Nominations - Best Story

I pick:

The Big Splash

The Best Boy, The Brightest Boy

Boojum

The Heroics of Interior Design

Followed
by behind the ziggurat
Fri Feb 10, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: Mega-Beast Death-Match Season 5 (Winter 2012)
Topic: MBDM 2012 - Beast Suggestions [take 2]
Replies: 71
Views: 25118

Re: MBDM 2012 - Beast Suggestions [take 2]

Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum. I thought suggesting a Mega Beast would be a good way to get involved! I noticed some people talking about cricket before, cricket is the best. How about Cricket-Bat , a half-cricket, half-bat humanoid creature that walks around in an old fashioned cricket uniform ...
by behind the ziggurat
Thu Jan 19, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: Mega-Beast Death-Match Season 5 (Winter 2012)
Topic: MBDM 2012 - Cloven Heat
Replies: 19
Views: 10101

Re: MBDM 2012 - Cloven Heat

Camelflage! Its napalm will take all the others out, and ignite Pig Iron's unholy furnaces.