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Be part of my Europa Universalis IV / Paradox Dev’t Studio Q&A!

Hi, everyone! I’m very happy to say that the folks at Paradox have agreed to an email interview about the forthcoming Europa Universalis IV, so if there’s anything you’d like to ask them, please chime in. At this stage, I … Continue reading

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Be part of my Age of Wonders III Q&A!

Age of Wonders is a long-running and much beloved fantasy strategy game series, and last week, many of you guys would have seen Triumph Studios’ announcement that it should release Age of Wonders III later this year. I reached out … Continue reading

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Interested in guest writing for the site?

I started Matchsticks for my Eyes in 2010, with a vision of building a hub for good, thoughtful writing about “worlds of wonder” – games, books, anime, and more. Since then, the site’s come a long way: it may not … Continue reading

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Match-stats for my Eyes: 2012 Site Statistics

There is something compelling about statistics – especially when they’re our own! I always enjoy seeing what draws you guys here and what makes you stick around; and I thought I’d share the results for last year. See below…   … Continue reading

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See you in a couple of weeks’ time

Matchsticks for my Eyes will be on holiday for the next couple of weeks. However, I still plan to write a post or two — I’ve just started on a review of Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn, so perhaps that’ll be my next … Continue reading

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Announcing my short story: The First Sacrifice

Artorius of Cairbrunn hates being dead.   In life, he was a hero, protector to emperors and scourge of the barbarians, before he was betrayed and killed. Now, hundreds of years later, he’s been summoned back to the world of … Continue reading

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Announcing my new non-fiction blog: The Optimist

How has the material wealth of England compared to that of China over the last 2,000 years?   What book would make for a good introduction to the geopolitics of the Indian Ocean?   And what could rainfall have to … Continue reading

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Matchsticks for my Eyes moves to a new address – please update bookmarks, RSS feeds, etc

This weekend was a big one for this blog! Matchsticks for my Eyes moved off WordPress.com and to its own site. The new address is http://www.matchstickeyes.com.   If you came here by typing the old address into your browser, following … Continue reading

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Matchsticks Can Be Represented By 140 Characters

I’ve had a Twitter account for some time now, but I’ve only recently added a Twitter widget to the right-hand sidebar, so this is as good a time as any to highlight its existence. In addition to the usual “wrote … Continue reading

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Off on holidays – see you all in a few weeks’ time!

Okay folks, I’m flying out tomorrow for a holiday! Thus, I will not post daily for the next three weeks or so. That said, I have a few reviews from my archives which will go up on coming weekends. Also, … Continue reading

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The State of the Matchsticks — October 2010

I’ve been blogging on Matchsticks for my Eyes for about a month and a half, during which time I’ve been updating pretty much daily, usually on games or books but sometimes on anime, movies or TV as well. What’s coming … Continue reading

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