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by HobGoblin
19 Mar 2020, 09:03
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stay safe all!
Replies: 3
Views: 1766

Stay safe all!

Looks like we’ve all found ourselves in Level 3.

Take care in these unsettling times. We will beat the challenge!
by HobGoblin
26 Dec 2019, 06:47
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Christmas!
Replies: 1
Views: 1416

Happy Christmas!

Merry Christmas all!

Haven’t been around much recently but KM is never far from my thoughts.

Hope you all have a few days of peace if not outright merriment.
by HobGoblin
12 Apr 2019, 11:41
Forum: Real Life Meetups
Topic: Blackpool meetup in June-August 2019?
Replies: 55
Views: 29928

Re: Blackpool meetup in June-August 2019?

Would love be to be there if I can make it work logistically!
by HobGoblin
28 May 2018, 00:35
Forum: Real Life Meetups
Topic: The Midnight Hunt
Replies: 26
Views: 17146

Re: The Midnight Hunt

Would be fun to play test if I can make the date!
by HobGoblin
09 Jan 2018, 22:24
Forum: News Discussion
Topic: Radio Times 'top children's programmes of all time'
Replies: 11
Views: 8602

Radio Times 'top children's programmes of all time'

Sad to see a new poll of the best 50 kids TV shows in this week's Radio Times doesn't actually include the best kids TV show of all time.

Finders Keepers is in there but no Knightmare. Seriously?!

Panel of experts indeed...
by HobGoblin
11 Sep 2017, 20:06
Forum: Knightmare a la Maison
Topic: Narration for New Knightmare
Replies: 7
Views: 8843

Re: Narration for New Knightmare

The one chink in Knightmare’s format is its occasional slow pace. However, if new episodes were made the following could/should be done: 1). Selective editing: yes, absolutely. I was watching the Crystal Maze the other day - a pretty fast paced show - and it occurred to me that Knightmare wasn't tha...
by HobGoblin
12 Nov 2016, 20:45
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Phrases used in Knightmare
Replies: 21
Views: 16911

Re: Phrases used in Knightmare

I imagine these phrases were used because they sound good - trying to decipher them is probably a dangerous rabbit hole to climb into. However... Perhaps worth noting that Akram means 'most generous' in Arabic. Makes sense when Hordriss is giving something - be it the eye shield, trophies, life etc....
by HobGoblin
13 Jul 2016, 14:30
Forum: Knightmare Live
Topic: Tom Bell (Lord Fear Live) in Wizards vs Aliens
Replies: 11
Views: 16346

Re: Tom Bell (Lord Fear Live) in Wizards vs Aliens

Tom has just turned up in the "Steele Wars" Star Wars podcast. This is a podcast in which Australian comedian Steele Saunders chats to fans/people involved with SW. I hadn't realised (living mainly in a bubble of parental responsibility :) ) that Tom was in The Force Awakens but despite hi...
by HobGoblin
14 Jun 2016, 13:56
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Goblins
Replies: 43
Views: 35657

Re: The Goblins

As far as I’m concerned, the goblins will always remain one of the most iconic aspects of Knightmare. I know in practice they were largely a hurry-up mechanism but their scuttling little runs implied a real threat back when I was a child (and I think speak to our deep animalistic fears about being h...
by HobGoblin
06 Sep 2015, 07:15
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: TV Show I don't recall...
Replies: 10
Views: 14282

Re: TV Show I don't recall...

I vaguely remember this. Federation of Lost International Property does ring a bell...?
by HobGoblin
21 Aug 2015, 15:21
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Knightmare Baby
Replies: 23
Views: 24580

Re: Knightmare Baby

Thought it was about time I introduced Hobgoblin Jr (also known as Henry).
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by HobGoblin
18 Jun 2015, 14:37
Forum: Fan Creations
Topic: Exploring the world of Knightmare with Oculus Rift
Replies: 108
Views: 112815

Re: Exploring the world of Knightmare with Oculus Rift

Wow, these are fantastic! Thanks for posting. Although this doesn’t necessarily have to ‘lead to’ anything (it’s a joyous piece of fandom in its own right) it does get me very excited about VR and the possible future of Knightmare. The buzz coming out of E3 seems to say that VR which actually works ...
by HobGoblin
17 Mar 2015, 10:53
Forum: Knightmare in Geek Week
Topic: KMGW Appreciation Week
Replies: 17
Views: 18695

Re: KMGW Appreciation Week

I don’t think I have much to say about Geek Week that I haven’t said already. It’s a very watchable quest and, viewed in the context of how and why it was produced, does a great job of capturing the feel of the early series. The extended version is much improved with an additional floor puzzle and w...
by HobGoblin
09 Mar 2015, 22:01
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: David Rowe's Art of Knightmare
Replies: 27
Views: 22106

Re: Art of Knightmare competition

Just opened mine and it looks absolutely awesome. I'm just so pleased (and still kind of amazed) that this exists!

I look forward to poring over at my leisure.
by HobGoblin
09 Mar 2015, 21:58
Forum: Knightmare VR
Topic: Knightmare VR Appreciation Week
Replies: 6
Views: 8661

Re: Knightmare VR Appreciation Week

The most interesting thing about KMVR is that it demonstrates the concept Tim Child had in mind back in the mid-eighties. It was only technical limitations that forced him to develop 'a glorified version of blind man's buff ' instead. At least, that's my reading of it... Interesting that he was stil...