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Ellie
Monday, July 13, 2020 - 21:38

Welcome back to The Wonky Gamer Season 2, Episode 1. The boys are all back with what they've been playing over lockdown and musing over forthcoming releases.

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Guitar
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 02:38

Initial thoughts:

It's a wonderful coda to the original game that expands upon the narrative and gives us a perspective from several characters we know and love, as well as a few fresh ones.

It seems to rely very heavily on the trope that Revenge Is Not Enough....

At several points throughout the game, I felt like I didn't want the character I was playing to succeed.... This includes both Abby and Ellie... It seemed like it was forcing me down a path I didn't want to take, whilst simultaneously telling me that what I was doing was wrong.

I can understand totally where they were coming from with their intentions, but to not give us a choice seems lacking where games like The Walking Dead accept our choices and show us the repercussions.

This felt more like it was trying to make an unnecessary point. I would hope that we all know that revenge is not a satisfying conclusion and it plays this to the very last moment.

I was happy that Ellie was...

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Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 23:12

Welcome to an all new Radio Show from The Wonky Spanner. Every Friday at 8pm GMT a guest will be giving us their nine songs to add to their Rio PMP300.

Tony Craig on Due South by South East Podcast
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 10:45

Tony Craig, detective Jack Huey from Due South, calls in an interview about working with music legends including Stevie Wonder, getting into acting and his big break on Due South and in a Due South by South East exclusive he reveals how the last series could have been very different for him and the show.

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Theme Tune: Performed & Arranged by Matt Lees Music / Lyrics by Squee

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 23:45

It's been a long time coming. We've been talking about this film for several years now, and the book for even longer. We even went as far as to compile the Ready Player One Film Challenge which we attempted and failed not once, but twice. So, it's fair to say that we've been anticipating this one for quite some time. The book is a love letter to the 1980s and everything about being a nerd. Games, films, books, TV shows. All the things that I, and countless others, have immersed myself in over the last thirtysomething years.

Going into the film, I was nervous. Having seen the trailer and the posters, there were a few things that didn't sit quite right with what I knew of the source material, yet I wanted to remain open minded. 

The opening scenes do a good job of setting up the world as it exists in 2045 and giving us our first glimpses of the OASIS. It's a rich,...

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Friday, March 9, 2018 - 17:41

One of my favourite interviews from last year was this one with Manu Bennett, star of The Shannara Chronicles, Arrow and more. 

For tickets to MCM, check out their site at www.mcmcomiccon.com/london

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We'll be back soon with another episode, but don't forget you can get the latest updates from The Wonky Spanner by following us on twitter: https://twitter.com/TheWonkySpanner or on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TheWonkySpanner.

Until then, goodnight internet, whenever you are.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 09:26

Ed, Del, Ross and Anne judge even more books as they attempt to escape their Library style confiement.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 09:07

It's back for another round folks. Last year we had the pleasure of taking part in the first SFW in the City and it looks like we'll be back for more.

Stand by for action! Following the rip-roaring launch of SCI-FI IN THE CITY 2017, its second coming will descend upon the O2 Academy in Sheffield in October 2018, reborn as SFW IN THE CITY II: Sci-Fi – Fantasy – Warriors!

SFW IN THE CITY II will hit the City of Steel between Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October, 2018 (Earth Time) with a special pre-party on Friday 5th. Come early for the pre-party, then enjoy our action-packed, three-zone, two-day event, with guests, panels, talks and signings during the day, not to mention cosplay, props, traders, comics, drones, and much much more! Plus (of course) a FULL EVENING of out-of-this world entertainment on Saturday night!

Among the headlining guests, you’ll find:

Tim Rose - best known for playing Admiral “It’s a Trap!” Ackbar in Return of the Jedi, Tim reprised...

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Friday, February 2, 2018 - 09:07

Hola Internet, on this week's show, we talk about all the shiny new movies we've got to look forward to this year, round up our favourites of the current crop of TV shows, review Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri and more.

If you're interested in the conventions we talked about during the show, check these links for more info:

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Until next time, Take care and be excellent to each other.

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Monday, January 29, 2018 - 10:18

Ed, Del, Ross and Anne judge some books by their covers. We take a quick look at Godblind,  Achtung! Cthulhu!, Before The Flood, Shattered Minds, Virology , Earth Children are Weird, Sea of Rust, Tales of the Mouse and Minotaur, Master of Orion, Darkness Visible, My Best Friends Exorcism and Basic Witches among other

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