“Six foot six and 100 tons, the undisputed King of the Slums…”
Getting the chance to play with the Big Toys has been one hell of an opportunity, and not a little intimidating.
This is the first time I’ve ever written for a character I didn’t create (the Battle Sisters are my characters, though the background is not), made all the more challenging by the fact that she’s omniscient, which is a right pain in the butt. How do you add mystery and tension to your plot, when your protag already knows everything?
But, I found my answer, and Bigger Than Biggs is out on December 4th. It’s my homage to the iconic CyberPunk of our youth, to its imagery and characters, to all the love and work that went into it, and to the bright threads of 2000AD, that, even so long ago, crept into our gaming…
It’s also based on one of my all-time favourite tracks – by Carter USM, the song that was Biggs’s theme tune, and that, to this day, ionises those youthful dice-rollings.
Judge Anderson Year Two: Bigger Than Biggs can be downloaded from the Rebellion site, and is available from Amazon. Or, if you don’t fancy giving that buttwipe Bezos any more money, there’s also a signed limited edition print novella. All with cover art by the fabulous Neil Roberts!
Sing it with me: –
“Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you…”