• Movie Review

    Justice League: Gods and Monsters and Giveaway

    Dark, gritty, and it is not another Nolan film. Justice League: Gods and Monsters is a departure from your standard dark-and-brooding Batman films of DC. Gods and Monsters focuses on an alternate-Earth Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman, with a fair amount of screen time dedicated to all three, without favoring one over another. The story…

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    Gaming, Godzilla, Anime-Expo

    I recently returned to the frozen wastes as Anime-Expo came to an end this year. It was a fun trip though! Immediately upon getting home I preordered the new Godzilla game for the Playstation 4, based on footage shown at Anime-Expo. I have also been playing some Marvel Heroes recently.

  • Steampunk

    Steampunk Symposium 2016

    Due to the increased cost of tickets for the Steampunk Symposium in 2016, the Fortune’s Ember is likely going to be departing from the convention. It is not with a fond farewell, but with muttered words and angry fists shaken. In other news, this opens up money and time for other travel and conventions! We…

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    I Hate Craigslist

    I hate craigslist. I always have, I always will. The people who think they are geniuses at negotiation thanks to watching Pawn Stars to the people who think you will mail things without getting payment, or the ones that expect you to spend $20 on gas to drive a $5 item to them, and waste…

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    2015 Convention Schedule

    You will find the Fortune’s Ember at the following events: Steampunk Symposium – April 24th – 26th, 2015 in Cincinnati, OH MotorCity ComicCon – May 15th – 17th, 2015 in Farmington Hills, MI ColossalCon – June 4th – 7th, 2015 in Sandusky, OH Anime Expo – July 4th, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA Monroe Comic-Con…

  • Cosplay

    Cosplay – The Truth

    Recently cosplaying has been extremely popular, bringing in many new people wanting to dress up as their favorite characters and be the center of attention at conventions. With this is an influx of questions, problems, and new thinking.

  • Video Game Review

    Amiibos

    Amiibos are small toys, around 2″ tall, for the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS systems, that work as devices to unlock extra content in various games. They retail at $12.99 USD, and are rather fun little statues to have on your desk or entertainment console. The content they unlock is the equivalent of $0.99-2.99 DLC,…

  • Website

    Updates – Health, Stuff, Things

    Sorry for the lack of posting from your Most Glorious Captain. My health has not been the greatest for a while now. Anyways onto more important things! I should be on the liver transplant list since it keeps diving further into the territory of trying to kill me. It’s the holiday season! Don’t be surprised…