Thursday, October 2, 2008

Month in Review: August - September 2008

Because it's all too easy to miss out on a post or two (or dozens) along the way, we here at Exfanding Your Horizons thought it might be helpful to periodically recap our major posts for each month. Here's what you might have missed from August - September 2008:

- A Bit About Alex, introducing half of the blog's writers

- A Bit About Nathaniel, introducing the other half of the blog's writers

- An introduction to Firefly, a space western, and a purchasing guide for fans of the show

- An Introduction to Comics Fandom, Part One (stay tuned for part two)

- A somewhat philosophical post on how everyone plays video games... even those who don't

- An Introduction To Action Figure Collecting, Parts One, Two, and Three

- An introduction to the TV show Ghost Hunters

- An introduction to the world of webcomics and some suggestions of where to start

- Comics recommendations for fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the vampire genre

- An introduction to parody musician "Weird Al" Yankovic

- An introduction to Progress Quest, a simple and amusing fantasy RPG computer game

- Rantings about certain kinds of comics fans, and its continuation

- An interview-style introduction to Dungeons & Dragons, a fantasy roleplaying game

- An introduction to OCRemix, a video game music remix website

- A discussion about the profanity-laden "potty mouth Batman" comics

- Rantings about the changes in video game controls and controllers over the past few years

- Rantings about the New York Yankees

- A review of Good Omens, a humorous book about the apocalypse by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

- A look at Virsona, a website where you can chat with artificially intelligent historical figures

- An introduction to and comprehensive overview of the classic Mega Man video game series

- Tales of Alex's "White Whales" of comics, parts one and two

- An introduction and beginner's viewing guide to Homestar Runner, a humorous Internet cartoon site

- An introduction to collecting orchids

- Brief stories from Alex's trip to Baltimore for Comic Con, covering everything except the convention itself (which is discussed in October), and also stories about the baseball game he attended there

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