Tagged: suspense

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The Promised Neverland 2 episode 1 – A Game of Tag

I don’t even know what to do with this day anymore. I’m not going to write about current events because I’m simply unequal to the task but my heart goes out to my southern neighbours. No matter how you look at it, it’s heartbreaking. Hopefully, by the time this post goes up, things will be...

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BRAIN Anthology – Webcomic Recommendation

Are you a buffet sort of person? I am! Well, I was. Dietary restrictions sort of limit your options. But you know what, it’s way better than kidney stones! What foes any of this have to do with BRAIN Anthology. Hopefully, I can come up with something before the end of the post! Once again,...

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The Promised Neverland Episode 11 – Zwischenzug

Zwischenzug : An “in between move”, where a player, instead of playing the expected move, first inserts a move which the opponent must answer, before making the expected move.. I finished episode 11 of The Promised Neverland about 12 minutes ago It’s taken me this long to start writing the post because I had to...

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The Promised Neverland Episode 9 – Back Rank Mate

Back Rank Mate : A checkmate that occurs when your king is trapped behind a wall (usually a wall of your own pawns) on the back rank, and a queen or rook attacks on the back rank. You know, I think I’m just going to reiterate my thoughts from last week – OMGWTFBBQPURPLEMONKEYDISHWASHER. What the...

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The Promised Neverland Episode 7 – Prophylaxis

Prophylaxis is a key concept of positional chess. It is a move, or sequence of moves, to deal with an opponent’s plan before it starts. Sometimes one can completely stop the threat; sometimes one just makes the plan relatively harmless. You make me wish I had studied chess instead of learning just enough to get...