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Joe Price

Joe Price

Joe is a writer, reader, and gamer, often found bouncing between one of these golden pastimes when not in class studying in the hopes of becoming a professional writer. Most Fridays, he can be found as Ulrick the Grizzly Bear Bard in a thrilling adventure where every bluff check has the added line of "I am not a bear". He is most at home with a good book in his hands and a glass of brandy or good beer. He was introduced to grimdark fiction by Brent Weeks's The Night Angel Trilogy and, honestly, has only hunted for darker works ever sense.

Our Hopes for Elden Ring

Just before E3 2019, rumors spread of a collaboration between two Grimdark giants: FromSoftware helmed by Hidetaka Miyazaki known worldwide for their Dark Souls trilogy of games and their dark, gritty, “git gud” gameplay...

Casting the characters of Ed McDonald’s Blackwing

Ed McDonald’s Blackwing threw itself into the fray in 2017. With its gritty mixture of frontier brutality, despair and dread it solidified itself as one of the best releases of the past few years....

Witcher 3

The Moral Ambiguity of Geralt of Rivia and the Grimdark World of The Witcher Series

In the genre of grimdark fiction, heroes are not always the most savoury of people. They are not always the valiant knight on a crusade to rid the world of evil or magicians seeking...