Rockness Monsters Cover a Century of Music in 27 Minutes

Rockness Monsters Cover a Century of Music in 27 Minutes

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Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Tiny Epic Dinosaurs’

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Tiny Epic Dinosaurs’

Reading Time: 9 minutes Put on your work boots and make sure your health insurance is paid up, because we’re headed to the dinosaur ranch. Feed and breed those dinos for lucrative contracts, and try not to get stepped on in the process! What Is Tiny Epic Dinosaurs? Tiny Epic Dinosaurs is a game for… Read More

GeekDad Daily Deal: Certified Refurbished 11.6″ Touchscreen Dell Chromebook

GeekDad Daily Deal: Certified Refurbished 11.6″ Touchscreen Dell Chromebook

Reading Time: 1 minute Get stuff done with today’s Daily Deal, a Certified Refurbished 11.6″ Touchscreen Dell Chromebook. At just over three pounds this Chromebook runs your favorite Android apps and keeps your information locked down with built-in, browser-based security features. You’ll get 10 hours of run time on the Intel Processor and 4 GB… Read More

Tabletop Kickstarter Alert: ‘Wizardz Bluff’ Returns!

Tabletop Kickstarter Alert: ‘Wizardz Bluff’ Returns!

Reading Time: 9 minutes Photo: Gold Cauldron Games Shape-shifting wizards, elemental spells, and risky wagers abound in Wizardz Bluff! Wizardz Bluff originally launched on Kickstarter in 2018 but was not able to fund, so designers Ron and Jayson Smith did some further development and tweaking, and are coming back with a new campaign next week.… Read More

Stack Overflow: Tackling Tricky Topics

Stack Overflow: Tackling Tricky Topics

Reading Time: 11 minutes   It’s easy to talk to our kids about being nice, playing outside, and having adventures. But some topics get a bit tougher: how do you deal with the death of a grandparent, or worries, or racism? Well, you could start with some of the books in today’s column: here’s a… Read More

No More Waiting: New Laurie Berkner Music

No More Waiting: New Laurie Berkner Music

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are many factors that go into account for longevity – consistency, material, and audience retention being the most important. The last one is key, especially for children’s musicians, who cycle through a listener base every 3-5 years. For a truly transcendent few, the first two elements have made the third… Read More

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘The Grand Carnival’

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘The Grand Carnival’

Reading Time: 6 minutes The carnival is coming to town! And it’s up to you to make it the most impressive carnival this town has ever seen…do you have what it takes to build The Grand Carnival? What Is The Grand Carnival? The Grand Carnival is an action-selection, tile and polyomino placement game for 2-4… Read More

Geek Links: Ezra Klein Interviews xkcd’s Randall Munroe

Geek Links: Ezra Klein Interviews xkcd’s Randall Munroe

Reading Time: 1 minute Geek Links are cool stories that we’ve found elsewhere on the internet that we think our readers will love too. Click through to read: xkcd.com is arguably the most popular of geeky webcomics, with stick figures expounding on physics, math, data, strikingly implausible scenarios, and human relationships. Creator Randall Munroe’s new… Read More

Dream On – ‘The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening’ for Nintendo Switch

Dream On – ‘The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening’ for Nintendo Switch

Reading Time: 5 minutes image: NOA While it’s not exactly accurate to call 1993’s The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening a “hidden jewel” or a “lost chapter” in the LoZ saga—both the original Game Boy title and the 1998 GBC rerelease were critical and commercial successes—the game does stand out as a rarity of sorts… Read More

Introducing the American Tabletop Awards

Introducing the American Tabletop Awards

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today I’m happy to introduce the American Tabletop Awards! I was invited to be a part of the award committee, which is made up of ten people involved in the board game industry and media, and we’ve been discussing and voting on games over the past few months. I’m excited to… Read More

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup: A More Perfect Union?

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup: A More Perfect Union?

Reading Time: 5 minutes My fully-fortified stone castle in After the Empire. (Prototype shown) Photo: Jonathan H. Liu Well, this fall has been a bit of a whirlwind for me! I took a little bit of a breather from Kickstarter reviews this summer because I was traveling, and I have a number of prototypes lined… Read More

Our Favorite Games From PAX West 2019

Our Favorite Games From PAX West 2019

Reading Time: 8 minutes After days of interviews, previews, and trailers, Sean Z and Will James discuss some of their favorite games from PAX West 2019. The Vale – Falling Squirrel (Release TBD – PC) The Vale is a unique concept for a role-playing video game – there’s no visuals. At all. The game is… Read More

Word Wednesday: Remake ‘Alice in Wonderland.’

Word Wednesday: Remake ‘Alice in Wonderland.’

Reading Time: 3 minutes This Week’s Word Is “Wonderland.” This week I bring you a classic story, but not in a book, in a box. Laurence Kings’s Alice in Wonderland Story Box lets children retell Lewis Carroll’s classic, whilst making an 8-foot-long story in the process. I reviewed a similar product back in 2016 and this one… Read More