M. Leven

"Pattern Breaker"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (3 of 3)
Location: Silicon Valley
Birthday: Oct. 17


Top Reviewer Ranking: 515,463 - Total Helpful Votes: 3 of 3
Neverwinter Nights(tm) 2 Official Strategy Guide by BradyGames
I would have to agree wholeheartedly with the previous evaluation of this book. They must have been in such a hurry to release it that they completely skipped on the 'strategy' part of the guide. Some more specific examples:

1) The Act I portion mentions Neeshka's quest with Leldon, and says they will continue it in Act II. No such luck - they left that out completely.

2) One real strategy point they could suggest would be to mention the pros and cons of the different entities wishing to make use of the church or the tower in your Keep. There's no mention of what they would offer and what drawbacks you could expect in the long run.

3) Same thing with how to… Read more
Through darkest America by Neal Barrett
Through darkest America by Neal Barrett
1.0 out of 5 stars From Beginning to... Dud, Jan. 21 2004
This novel began to flesh out a "real world" of a post-apocalyptic nature, but so much is left dangling that I have to wonder if a series of novels was intended. Even if one feels a little pity for the protaganist in the beginning, in the end there was no genuine justification for the reasons and the methods he used to get even with the murderers. The ending was more of a punchline to one long and horrific joke -if you read the first few chapters and the last few pages, thats all that is really necessary for understanding the world Barrett created.