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Music at the Table

As previously mentioned, one of the many things I like about D&D and tabletop RPGs is the ability to become immersed in a fantasy world. There are many ways to improve and create an immersive environment for your players. Ambient music and the well timed use of sound effects are sure to liven up the […]

Favorite Tabletop Game?

For today’s Tabletop Tuesday, we’re not featuring our favorite games, but asking you what’s yours? What Tabletop RPGs and Boardgames are you most interested in playing? Not only is this a fun discussion, but it helps us plan appropriately!  

Nerf Herder

We can’t talk about “geek rock” without a little Nerf Herder. Formed in 1994, they’re well known for their punk-rock style and lyrics filled with gems of geekdom and pop culture references. Their name actually originates from a Star Wars reference. A “nerf herder” is a fictional occupation referred to by Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) in the 1980 […]

The Avengers: Age of Ultron

  This week’s Flick and Feature is The Avengers: Age of Ultron. I will not spoil the movie for you, but I will highlight a few of the things that stood out. Now, with so many Marvel movies, it’s hard to outdo yourself every time. That’s a problem Disney/Marvel and in this case Joss Whedon has […]

Nintendo Entertainment System

  For today’s Throwback Thursday, we’re celebrating the birth of a gaming empire. Nintendo has a lot more competition today, but in 1985 they ran the show. Their commitment to quality and consistency brought us to where we are today.   Nearly 30 years ago, the Nintendo Entertainment System or NES as we refer to […]

The Magicians by Lev Grossman

This week, I’ll be sharing my review of The Magicians (Book 1) by Lev Grossman. Let me preface this by telling you that I read a lot of books (mostly fiction and fantasy) and I find that most fantasy novels share many common themes and tropes. You have a few edgier books that defy these […]

King of Tokyo

King of Tokyo is a game from Richard Garfield for 2 to 6 players in which you will be able to play mutant monsters gigantic robots and other aliens all of whom are happily whacking each other in a joyous atmosphere in order to become the one and only King of Tokyo. When it is […]

Ramble On – Led Zeppelin

  Today’s Music Monday Feature is the Led Zeppelin song Ramble On. If I were to write about how great Led Zeppelin is, I’d have to go on forever and let’s face it.. you have better things to do on this lovely Monday morning.  Not only is Ramble On a great song, but it has a […]

Kung Fury

Hey, you got a permit for those guns?   If there is a will there is a way.. especially with the internet. Kickstarter brings us a lot of nice things and Kung Fury is no exception. An outfit out of Sweden by the name of Laser Unicorns (it’s legit, I checked) is bringing us a […]

#TBT Birth of Youtube!

On this day 10 years ago, the first video was uploaded to Youtube. It wasn’t much of a video at only 19 seconds long, but with over 19 million views it’s just another example of how much has changed. Now with over 1 billion users and 300 hours of video being uploaded to Youtube every […]