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Books   Up

I enjoy science fiction and fantasy, but good thrillers and detective stories also interest me...   No particular order, but as they came to mind.

  • The Riftwar Saga (Magician / Silverthorn / A Darkness at Sethanon) - Raymond E. Feist (Fantasy)
  • Fingerprints of the Gods - Graham Hancock (Non-fiction)
  • The Alchemist - Peter James (Thriller)
  • The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit - J. R. R. Tolkien (Fantasy)
  • Starship Troopers - Robert E. Heinlein (Science Fiction)
  • Wild Swans - Jung Chang (Non-fiction)
  • Kristin Lavransdatter - Sigrid Undset (Historical novel)
  • The Earth's Children Series - Jean M. Auel (Fantasy novel)
  • The Hitchiker's Guide to the Universe - Douglas Adams (Science Fiction)
  • Dune - Frank Herbert (Science Fiction)
  • The Ceremony of Innocence - Anthony James Cassidy (Novel)
  • Tintin and Asterix novels
  • Tai-Pan - James Clavell (Historical novel)
  • The Dancing Wu-Li Masters - Gary Zukav (Popular Science)
  • The Descent of Woman - Elaine Morgan (Popular Science)
  • Permutation City - Greg Egan (Science Fiction)
  • Vurt - Jeff Noon (Cyberpunk)

Films   Up

Everything goes here - I spend as much of my time watching movies as possible!

  • The Matrix
  • All the Alien movies (especially Aliens)
  • Star Wars: A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back (episodes 1 and 6 are pretty low-class)
  • The Fifth Element
  • Old James Bond movies (I love them!)
  • The Mummy
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Benny & Joon (don't ask)
  • Delicatessen
  • The City of Lost Children
  • The Secret of Roan Inish
  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
  • Blazing Saddles and other old Mel Brooks movies
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • Starship Troopers

Computer Games   Up

I play mostly adventure games - I never really got into action games, though role-playing games are taking more of my time of late.
Here are my favourites:

  • Betrayal at Krondor [RPG]
  • The Broken Sword series (1-2) [ADV]
  • Diablo [ACT/RPG]
  • Fallout 2 [RPG]
  • The Gabriel Knight series (1-2) [ADV]
  • The King's Quest Series (1-6) [ADV]
  • Little Big Adventure 2 [ADV]
  • The Monkey Island series (1-2) [ADV]
  • The Neverhood [ADV]
  • The Pandora Directive [ADV]
  • Starcraft [STR]
  • Warcraft 2 [STR]
  • Zork Nemesis and Zork Grand Inquisitor [ADV]
  • Planescape Torment [RPG]

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