Pointless geek debates: Macross vs. Robotech

This is one I’ve seen going on for a while, and being a huge fan of the classic Robotech, I’m always surprised when people are so heated when they talk about hating it compared to the original version.  A little background for all the readers that aren’t in the know.  Macross is an anime series released … [Read more…]

Late to the party reviews: Ergo Proxy

My wife and I just finished this anime series last night and we both enjoyed it quite a bit.  This sci-fi anime caught us up in the story pretty fast, but didn’t spoon feed us the story which I like.  Each episode left you with questions, kept the mystery rolling, so that you wanted to … [Read more…]

End of DayZ Journal ep. 1

I started playing this game a couple of days ago…well this mod to an already popular FPS game.  It’s a zombie survival mod for the game Arma II, and so far I’m impressed.  It is still in the alpha stage, so there are a lot of rough spots, but overall the game is fun, and … [Read more…]

Zombie watch: Tools for survival

I’ve come across two sets of tools that I think should be in the arsenal of anyone that is worried about a coming zombie apocalypse.  Most people, when they think of fighting zombies, think of guns.  Yes, a good firearm would be essential, but face it, if there really was a zombie apocalypse there’s a … [Read more…]

Late to the party reviews: Knights of the Dinner Table

I’ve been a huge fan of this gaming magazine/comic book for years, even following these strips way back in the pages of Dragon Magazine.  Kenzer and Company continues to put out one of the most entertaining, informative, and humorous comic books to date in my opinion.  They keep the art minimal and the content top … [Read more…]

June’s gamer lady of the month

Our lady of June is another player from the NWN2 server I help out with.  I’ve known Andrea for a couple years now I guess, since the previous server I played on.  Her RP has always been interesting and she’s always been a fun player to share the game with.  She’s since come over to … [Read more…]

Ray Bradbury enters his soul’s next great adventure at 91

Tuesday night, sad news struck the geek community at large, though to be fair this news touches far more people that anyone may realize.  Ray Bradbury passed from this life into the next on June 5th, 2012 at the age of 91.  With a career spanning over 70 years he has published over 500 works, … [Read more…]

Conventions and you, tips to have a stress-free convention experience

With convention season in full swing, and being a convention goer myself, I wanted to give you all some tips and tricks to make your visit to a comic book, gaming, or entertainment convention as stress-free and enjoyable as possible. 1. Order tickets early There’s nothing like showing up to a convention just to wait … [Read more…]

Zombie Watch: Patient zero? Which one?

*Warning and Disclaimer: This feature may contain gruesome descriptions of acts performed by real people, or imagined (and this one does).  People who are squeamish or easily disturbed read with caution.  While we present these ideas and stories with a bit of levity we in no way mean to belittle the acts, or underplay the … [Read more…]