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About David Steffen (51 Articles)
David Steffen is a writer and editor and software engineer and a voracious consumer of podcast fiction. The first piece of fiction he's edited is now available, "Taste the Whip" by Andy Dudak on Diabolical Plots(http://www.diabolicalplots.com/dp-fiction-1-taste-the-whip-by-andy-dudak/). David is also the co-founder and administrator of the The Submission Grinder(http://thegrinder.diabolicalplots.com/), a tool for writers.

GAME REVIEW: Rogue Legacy

David Steffen tells us why Rogue Legacy is a fantasy sidescroller that's not to be missed [...]

February 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: Ironskin by Tina Connolly

Ironskin was the Nebula-nominated premiere novel from Tina Connolly, published by Tor Books in Fall 2012. It was followed by Copperhead in Fall 2013 and Silverblind in Fall [...]

January 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Podcast Spotlight: Dunesteef

The Dunesteef is the speculative fiction podcast edited and hosted by Big Anklevich and Rish Outfield. One thing that sets them apart is the talk after the show–often [...]

December 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

GAME REVIEW: Octodad: Dadliest Catch

Not too long ago, I reviewed the free game Octodad, a game developed at DePaul University for the 2011 Independent Games Festival, which is about an octopus pretending to be [...]

December 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: Silverblind by Tina Connolly

Silverblind is a historical fantasy written by Tina Connolly and published by Tor Books in October 2014. (For more on Tina’s work, read my spotlight on her podcast [...]

December 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Podcast Spotlight: Toasted Cake

In the previous podcast spotlights, I covered the three Escape Artists podcasts and their weird uncle Drabblecast. This month I’ll be talking about Toasted Cake, the [...]

December 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

GAME REVIEW: Octodad

Octodad is living the American dream. He is a businessman with a wife and two lovely children living in a nice suburban home with a nice big green lawn. He’s just an [...]

November 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

TV REVIEW: Under the Dome Season 2

Stephen King’s Under the Dome‘s first incarnation was a novel published in 2009 (which I reviewed here). It was adapted for a TV series in 2013 (first season [...]

November 11, 2014 // 4 Comments

Podcast Spotlight: Drabblecast

In the first few Podcast Spotlights, I covered the Escape Artists podcasts: Escape Pod, Pseudopod, and Podcastle.  If those three are sister podcasts, Drabblecast is kind of [...]

November 6, 2014 // 1 Comment

GAME REVIEW: The Bridge

The Bridge is a side-scroller puzzle game with level design inspired by the amazing artist M.C. Escher, released by The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild in 2013. The game starts [...]

October 31, 2014 // 2 Comments

FIRST-LOOK GAME REVIEW: Don’t Starve

Last week Steam had a free game weekend where they opened up ten games for a free-play weekend. Don’t Starve, published by Klei Entertainment in 2013. You could install [...]

October 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

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