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Author Topic: Ballasted with Bones of the Drowned  (Read 4229 times)

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on: October 27, 2010, 12:06:16 AM
Ballasted with Bones of the Drowned

By Anna Schwind
Read by Dave Thompson

I'd like to hear my options, so I could weigh them, what do you say?
Five pounds?  Six pounds? Seven pounds?


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Reply #1 on: October 27, 2010, 04:01:20 AM
Ah, well that makes more sense than "Ballasted with Bones of the Dr", which is what was showing on my iTunes. 
Here I was thinking I missed something (like, where was this Doctor in the story??)  :D



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Reply #2 on: October 27, 2010, 04:04:40 AM
^ ditto

and, at least in the beginning, was anyone else thinking RTS?

I'd like to hear my options, so I could weigh them, what do you say?
Five pounds?  Six pounds? Seven pounds?


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Reply #3 on: October 27, 2010, 01:37:37 PM
^ ditto

and, at least in the beginning, was anyone else thinking RTS?

What's RTS? 

This has been one of my favorites so far.  I liked the view inside the mind of a member of the zombie horde.  The next time I face off against an army of flesh-eating corpses, I'll have a bit more sympathy for them.  And then, of course, I will aim for the head.



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Reply #4 on: October 27, 2010, 03:37:58 PM
I'm assuming Real-Time Strategy.  Warcraft and Starcraft being the suns of that particular universe.

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Reply #5 on: October 27, 2010, 08:15:03 PM
I'm assuming Real-Time Strategy.  Warcraft and Starcraft being the suns of that particular universe.

This.

I was imagining some zombie overlord at a computer, highlighting a few zombie guys and clicking elsewhere "do that"  :P

I'd like to hear my options, so I could weigh them, what do you say?
Five pounds?  Six pounds? Seven pounds?


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Reply #6 on: October 27, 2010, 09:44:17 PM
I'm assuming Real-Time Strategy.  Warcraft and Starcraft being the suns of that particular universe.

This.

I was imagining some zombie overlord at a computer, highlighting a few zombie guys and clicking elsewhere "do that"  :P

Gotcha, Despite having played and enjoyed RTS games, I wasn't aware of the acronym.  Yup, I can totally see the beginning as an RTS game.  :)  Zombie horde, attack!