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The Watcher - Doctor Who: Under the Lake and Before the Flood

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By Lewis White Warning: this review contains spoilers. 'The dark, the sword, the forsaken, the temple.' The second two-parter of series 9 of Doctor Who promised to be a supernatural ghost thriller in a compact base. Sound familiar? This episode takes queues from other popular Doctor Who episodes of a similar genre, much like The Impossible Planet. Though this episode may not be anything new, it does add a new and very compelling story element Doctor Who has rarely touched on: ghosts. So will this storyline shine from something new, or suffer from a repeat of old plot points? The...

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The Watcher – Doctor Who: The Magician’s Apprentice and The Witch’s Familiar

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By Lewis White Warning: this review contains spoilers. It seems like ages ago since the Doctor was on our screens, but now he's back! The last time we saw the Doctor and Clara they decided to travel with nothing holding them down; the demise of Danny Pink has left Clara with all of time and space. It seems they can’t catch a break with the previously believed to be dead Missy returning. The series opener promised to be a whopper, and boy was it! The first episode begins with a high altitude opening, dropping us on a battlefield with a...

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New Beginnings - Star Wars Shattered Empire #1

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By Lewis White With Star Wars: The Force Awakens just a few months away, the countdown really starts to begin. Disney started off by releasing prequel books and merchandise to boost anticipation with the recent 'Force Friday'. Now they team up with Marvel for Shattered Empire, a prelude to the new film, filling in the 30-year gap since Episode 6. This four issue series features characters from the original trilogy, and introduces us to a few new faces – including one we may be lucky enough to see on the big screen. We get to see just how good Shara...

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Halloween Games Night

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by Rae Hurley  Just in case you haven't got enough gaming in your schedule this month, save your evening on Friday 30 October for our Halloween Games Night! From 6:30pm until late, we'll be at Boston Tea Party with a selection of our favourite spooky and horror-themed games. Here's a look at what we'll have available on the day (though of course, you can bring your own!): Dead of Winter Dead Panic Last Night on Earth Eldritch Horror Pints of Blood The Walking Dead: Best Defense Betrayal at House on the Hill Gloom Zombie Dice Zombie Fluxx King of Tokyo:...

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Guinness World Record attempt in Cheltenham

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By Rae Hurley On Saturday October 10th, Cheltenham local Joe Kelly will be attempting to set a Guinness World Record for The Longest Time Playing Minecraft! The current record for this stands at 24 hours and 10 minutes. Joe hopes to beat this, and will be streaming his attempt live online from the Holiday Inn Express in Cheltenham. It all starts this Saturday at 8:30am, and will continue into Sunday (and as long as Joe can carry on!). Make sure you check it out on YouTube, where he talks about the attempt and the difficulties with trying to break records like...

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