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Michael Crichton: Jurassic Park (1990) - Novel review from Kadmon
Michael Crichton: Jurassic Park (1990)
image © Penguin Random House

Article updated: 2020.01.19

The Jurassic Park novel by Michael Crichton was reviewed by Kadmon.

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Product: Michael Crichton: Jurassic Park (1990)

Title: Michael Crichton: Jurassic Park

Hungarian edition: Michael Crichton: Őslénypark, Publisher: Maecenas Könyvkiadó, Date of publication: 1992, Translated by: Boris János,

Translation based on: Michael Chrichton: Jurassic Park, Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, Date of publication: 1990

Product type: Novel, 500+ pages, Genre: Futuristic techno-thriller, Style: action, adventure

Reviewer: Kadmon, Type: Male, 40s, Taste: Immersive, logical, consistent setting

Reading: Recent (2020.01), it's not my first reading of the novel

Rating: Better than average (2+/3 pont), Enjoyment: Average (2/3 pont)

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The Jurassic Park is a novel by Michael Crichton, published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1990. The version I've read is the Hungarian edition, published by Maecenas Könyvkiadó in 1992.

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Dark Sun logoimage © Wizards of the Coast

The Dark Sun is a fantasy world, a game setting based on the planet of Athas. I've gathered articles, videos and other resources that were published for the Athas (Dark Sun) setting.

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SF&F Nexus - Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019) - Film review by KadmonStar Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019)
image © Disney

Article updated: 2020.01.17

Product: Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Title: Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Series: Star Wars

Product type: Film, Genre: Futuristic fantasy, Style: action, adventure

Release: 2019.12.16

Reviewer: Kadmon, Type: Male, 40s, Taste: Immersive, logical, consistent setting

Watched: very recent (2019.12), first time

Rating: Average (2 out of 3 points), Enjoyment: Weak (2- out of 3 points)

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Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019) is a futuristic fantasy adventure movie, about the Resistance rebels trying to protect the galaxy from the superweapon of the First Order. I tend to watch movies later after the release, so I get a better chance of evaluating them, by reading reviews and talking with people, but as I know I'd watch Star Wars movies anyway, I watched this as soon as I can, otherwise media channels would spoil any surprise out of the movie. The film is visually astounding, the action scenes look good, though lack any kind of tension. The storytelling is also lacking, but you might enjoy it if you can sit back and don't want to think. I did not enjoy the movie, but I can imagine some could find it interesting.

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SF&F Nexus - Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) - Film reviewTerminator: Dark Fate (2019)
image © Paramount Pictures

Product: Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)

Title: Terminator: Dark Fate

Series: Terminator: Dark Fate

Previous films in the series: The Terminator (1984), Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)

Product type: Film, Genre: Futuristic / Horror, Style: time travel, bad characterisation

Release: 2019.10.23

Reviewer: Kadmon, Type: Male, 30s, Taste: Immersive, logical

Watched: Very recent (2019.11), first time

Rating: Weak (2- out of 3 points), Enjoyment: Bad (1 out of 3 points)

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Terminator: Dark Fate is a futuristic adventure movie, about a group of people trying to survive the relentless attacks of a killer robot from the future. As a fan of the first two movies, I was curious what would James Cameron do after getting back the Terminator rights due to the fumbles of the previous reboot films. I was not satisfied.

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Alien vs Predator - The Hunt Begins 2. kiadás társasjáték (Prodos Games) - Társasjáték ismertető Ottótólimage © Gregor Ottó
Alien vs Predator - The Hunt Begins Ed2 board game

Game: Alien vs Predator - The Hunt Begins Ed2 board game (Prodos Games company)

The Alien vs Predator - The Hunt Begins Ed2 board game from Prodos Games was reviewed by Gregor Ottó.

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Large armoured warrior with war mallet in 1/56 scale - Retributor-Prime with Lightning Hammer #2 for the Stormcast Eternals of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar from Games Workshop, 2016 - Miniature figure reviewimage © Games Workshop
sculpt © Games Workshop
painting © Games Workshop

Miniature figure: Retributor-Prime with Lightning Hammer #2

Product name: Retributor-Prime with Lightning Hammer, Product code: ?, Kit: -, Sprue: 1x Easy to Build Retributors sprue / Start Collecting! Stormcast Eternals Thunderstrike Brotherhood sprue A, Range: Warhammer rangeWarhammer: Age of Sigmar - Stormcast Eternals - Retributor, Setting: Age of Sigmar (Warhammer), Series: -, Company: Games Workshop company, Production: 2016.07-22-2019-

Size: Large (S4), Species: Stormcast Eternal (Humanoid), Gender: probably male, Technology: FantasyMedieval (Archaic), Role: Warrior, Armour:  heavy armour (armour), no shield, Helmet: full helm (helmet), Equipment in hand: R+L: two-handed war mallet (Weapon - melee weapontwo-handed melee weaponmallet), Equipment carried: -, Based on: ?

Scale: 1:56 (28mm / 32mm), Proportions: Realistic / Heroic, Size: ?, Material: Polystyrene (plastic), Priming: Primer is not necessary
Assembly: Multi-piece, On sprue, Needs cutting, Needs glue, Needs assembly, Posing: Medium / Multi-pose head, Paintjob: Unpainted, Base: No base, Conceptual design: ?, Sculptor: ?

Miniature accessory: -

Set: Easy to Build Retributors set: contains 1, Start Collecting! Stormcast Eternals Thunderstrike Brotherhood set: contains 1

Base set price (Easy to Build Retributors set)(2019): EUR / 10 GBP / USD, Price per miniature: EUR / 2 GBP / USD
Base set price (Start Collecting! Stormcast Eternals Thunderstrike Brotherhood set)(2019): EUR / 50 GBP / USD, Price per miniature: EUR / 2,8 GBP / USD

Read our preview of the Retributor-Prime with Lightning Hammer #2 for the Stormcast Eternals of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar from Games Workshop (review coming soon!)

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Large armoured warrior with war mallet in 1/56 scale - Retributor-Prime with Lightning Hammer #1 for the Stormcast Eternals of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar from Games Workshop, 2015 - Miniature figure reviewimage © Games Workshop
sculpt © Games Workshop
painting © Games Workshop

Miniature figure: Retributor-Prime with Lightning Hammer #1

Product name: Retributor-Prime with Lightning Hammer, Product code: ?, Kit: Stormcast Eternals Paladin kit, Sprue: 1x Stormcast Eternals Paladin sprue #1, 1x Stormcast Eternals Paladin sprue #2, 1x Stormcast Eternals Paladin sprue #3, Range: Warhammer rangeWarhammer: Age of Sigmar - Stormcast Eternals - Retributor, Setting: Age of Sigmar (Warhammer), Series: -, Company: Games Workshop company, Production: 2015.08.01-2019-

Size: Large (S4), Species: Stormcast Eternal (Humanoid), Gender: probably male, Technology: FantasyMedieval (Archaic), Role: Warrior, Armour:  heavy armour (armour), no shield, Helmet: full helm (helmet), Equipment in hand: R+L: two-handed war mallet (Weapon - melee weapontwo-handed melee weaponmallet), Equipment carried: -, Based on: ?

Scale: 1:56 (28mm / 32mm), Proportions: Realistic / Heroic, Size: ?, Material: Polystyrene (plastic), Priming: Primer is not necessary
Assembly: Multi-piece, On sprue, Needs cutting, Needs glue, Needs assembly, Posing: Medium / Multi-pose head, Paintjob: Unpainted, Base: No base, Conceptual design: ?, Sculptor: ?

Miniature accessory: -

Set: Stormcast Eternals Paladins set: contains 1

Base set price (Stormcast Eternals Paladins set)(2019): 46 EUR / 35 GBP / 58 USD / 116 AUD, Price per miniature: 9,2 EUR / 7 GBP / 11,6 USD / 23,2 AUD

Read our preview of the Retributor-Prime with Lightning Hammer #1 for the Stormcast Eternals of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar from Games Workshop (we do not have this product for review)

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Large armoured warrior with war mallet in 1/56 scale - Retributor with Lightning Hammer #7 for the Stormcast Eternals of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar from Games Workshop, 2016 - Miniature figure reviewimage © Games Workshop
sculpt © Games Workshop
painting © Games Workshop

Miniature figure: Retributor with Lightning Hammer #7

Product name: Retributor with Lightning Hammer, Product code: ?, Kit: -, Sprue: 1x Start Collecting! Stormcast Eternals Thunderstrike Brotherhood sprue A, Range: Warhammer rangeWarhammer: Age of Sigmar - Stormcast Eternals - Retributor, Setting: Age of Sigmar (Warhammer), Series: -, Company: Games Workshop company, Production: 2018.07.21-2019-

Size: Large (S4), Species: Stormcast Eternal (Humanoid), Gender: probably male, Technology: FantasyMedieval (Archaic), Role: Warrior, Armour:  heavy armour (armour), no shield, Helmet: full helm (helmet), Equipment in hand: R+L: two-handed war mallet (Weapon - melee weapontwo-handed melee weaponmallet), Equipment carried: -, Based on: ?

Scale: 1:56 (28mm / 32mm), Proportions: Realistic / Heroic, Size: ?, Material: Polystyrene (plastic), Priming: Primer is not necessary
Assembly: Multi-piece, On sprue, Needs cutting, Needs glue, Needs assembly, Posing: Medium / Multi-pose head, Paintjob: Unpainted, Base: No base, Conceptual design: ?, Sculptor: ?

Miniature accessory: -

Set: Start Collecting! Stormcast Eternals Thunderstrike Brotherhood set: contains 1

Base set price (Start Collecting! Stormcast Eternals Thunderstrike Brotherhood set)(2019): EUR / 50 GBP / USD, Price per miniature: EUR / 2,8 GBP / USD

Read our preview of the Retributor with Lightning Hammer #7 for the Stormcast Eternals of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar from Games Workshop (review coming soon!)

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Large armoured warrior with war mallet in 1/56 scale - Retributor with Lightning Hammer #6 for the Stormcast Eternals of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar from Games Workshop, 2016 - Miniature figure reviewimage © Games Workshop
sculpt © Games Workshop
painting © Games Workshop

Miniature figure: Retributor with Lightning Hammer #6

Product name: Retributor with Lightning Hammer, Product code: ?, Kit: -, Sprue: 1x Easy to Build Retributors sprue / Start Collecting! Stormcast Eternals Thunderstrike Brotherhood sprue A, Range: Warhammer rangeWarhammer: Age of Sigmar - Stormcast Eternals - Retributor, Setting: Age of Sigmar (Warhammer), Series: -, Company: Games Workshop company, Production: 2016.07-22-2019-

Size: Large (S4), Species: Stormcast Eternal (Humanoid), Gender: probably male, Technology: FantasyMedieval (Archaic), Role: Warrior, Armour:  heavy armour (armour), no shield, Helmet: full helm (helmet), Equipment in hand: R+L: two-handed war mallet (Weapon - melee weapontwo-handed melee weaponmallet), Equipment carried: -, Based on: ?

Scale: 1:56 (28mm / 32mm), Proportions: Realistic / Heroic, Size: ?, Material: Polystyrene (plastic), Priming: Primer is not necessary
Assembly: Multi-piece, On sprue, Needs cutting, Needs glue, Needs assembly, Posing: Medium / Multi-pose head, Paintjob: Unpainted, Base: No base, Conceptual design: ?, Sculptor: ?

Miniature accessory: -

Set: Easy to Build Retributors set: contains 1, Start Collecting! Stormcast Eternals Thunderstrike Brotherhood set: contains 1

Base set price (Easy to Build Retributors set)(2019): EUR / 10 GBP / USD, Price per miniature: EUR / 2 GBP / USD
Base set price (Start Collecting! Stormcast Eternals Thunderstrike Brotherhood set)(2019): EUR / 50 GBP / USD, Price per miniature: EUR / 2,8 GBP / USD

Read our preview of the Retributor with Lightning Hammer #6 for the Stormcast Eternals of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar from Games Workshop (review coming soon!)

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