Month: July 2014

Posted on: July 25, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Castles and Castles II – Siege and Conquest

I just remembered spending a lot of time playing Castles and Castles II – Siege and Conquest on my Macintosh back in 1992. This is the intro animation, setting the mood for the game… The gameplay looked like this:

Posted on: July 25, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Cafe De La Plage in Le Pouldu, Clohars-Carnoët, France

The beach cafe “Cafe de la Plage” is located at 6 Rue des Grands Sables, 29369 Clohars-Carnoët, Bretagne, France. It was build in 1924 on the site of the Buvette de la Plage, the place where patron Mary Henry accommodated Paul Gaugin, Charles Filiger, André Gide, Meijer de Haan, Henry Moret and …

Posted on: July 25, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Lot for sale in San Francisco

With the right change available, this could be a nice spot with a panorama view over The City. It’s located on Telegraph Hill, so there are quite some bay vista points available on each corner.

Posted on: July 24, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Black Sails – Opening Title Sequence

This is Black Sails’ theme song and opening credits composed by Bear McCreary. He also did some work for Battlestar Galactica, The Walking Dead and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. This one is setting quite a mood for the series…

Posted on: July 23, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Black Sails – Official Trailer

Written as a prequel to Robert Louis Stevensons’ Treasure Island, Black Sails embarks on an adventure during the golden age of piracy with infamous captain Flint and his crew hunting the Spanish treasure galleon Urca de Lima. The first season starts off with just 8 episodes in 2014 but a second …