‘Frostgrave’ Campaign Battle Report #5 — The Living Museum

‘Frostgrave’ Campaign Battle Report #5 — The Living Museum

Reading Time: 6 minutes Here in Atlanta, Georgia, there are twelve of us who are playing in a Frostgrave campaign. Frostgrave is a skirmish wargame—low cost of entry (Core Rulebook is only $16 on Amazon), only 10 miniatures needed, a couple of D20 dice, and you’re ready to play. The game takes place in the… Read More

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9 Can’t-Miss Blu-ray Releases for May 2019

9 Can’t-Miss Blu-ray Releases for May 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes <img data-attachment-id="332626" data-permalink="https://geekdad.com/2019/05/9-cant-miss-blu-ray-releases-for-may-2019/blu_ray_may2019/" data-orig-file="https://i1.wp.com/geekdad.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2019/05/Blu_ray_May2019.jpg?fit=1200%2C675&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1200,675" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Blu_ray_May2019" data-image-description=" Blu-ray picks for May 2019 ” data-medium-file=”https://i1.wp.com/geekdad.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2019/05/Blu_ray_May2019.jpg?fit=600%2C338&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i1.wp.com/geekdad.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2019/05/Blu_ray_May2019.jpg?fit=1000%2C563&ssl=1″ class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-332626″ src=”https://i1.wp.com/geekdad.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2019/05/Blu_ray_May2019.jpg?resize=1200%2C675&ssl=1″ alt=”Blu-ray picks for May 2019″ width=”1200″ height=”675″ data-recalc-dims=”1″ /> I know we’re heading into the summer blockbuster season, but in between that lull of you watching Avengers: Endgame for the… Read More

Convention Connection: Geek Culture Conventions for Week 19 2019

Convention Connection: Geek Culture Conventions for Week 19 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s Mother’s Day weekend in the Convention Connection for Week 20 2019. Our spotlight convention this week is Comicpalooza 2019 in Houston, Texas. The event runs from Friday, May 10 through Sunday, May 12. Celebrity and creator guests at this year’s event include: Emilia Clarke (fitting for Mother’s Day weekend to… Read More

2019 GeekDad Mother’s Day Gift Guide

2019 GeekDad Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Reading Time: 4 minutes We’re not sure how it happened, but Mother’s Day snuck up on us this year and we’re a little late compiling the gift guide. Here is a small selection of gifts that we think would be great for the mothers in our lives. Even if it’s a little late. Image credit:… Read More

Word Wednesday: ‘Crossing on Time’

Word Wednesday: ‘Crossing on Time’

Reading Time: 3 minutes This Week’s Word Is “Steamship.” For Word Wednesday this week, it’s something of an honor to review a book by an author who created one of my favorite books of all time. David Macaulay was also instrumental in my discovering the wonders of DK books, (called Dorling Kindersley in those days,… Read More

D&D Waterdeep Dragon Heist: Session 12

D&D Waterdeep Dragon Heist: Session 12

Reading Time: 8 minutes Dragon Heist Session Twelve: Intellect Devourer-ed Not sure what to do next, and with no clear way to raise the funds needed, the four adventurers slumped into the debris of the tap room in Trollskull Manor. Lif could be heard upstairs smashing more furniture; Arvene was just about to go up… Read More

GeekDad Daily Deal: Hydra Pro HDR Editor for Mac

GeekDad Daily Deal: Hydra Pro HDR Editor for Mac

Reading Time: 1 minute Create amazing digital photos with today’s Daily Deal, Hydra Pro HDR Editor for Mac. By merging photos with different exposures together Hydra Pro produces a more natural image. Input and output digital images of different formats and render quickly to see what the output will be. Everything is easy to use… Read More

Graphic Novel Weekly 5/2/19: Reviews Return!

Graphic Novel Weekly 5/2/19: Reviews Return!

Reading Time: 7 minutes Hello, and welcome back to Graphic Novel Weekly! I’ve missed you! I had a stack of cool stuff planned for Graphic Novel Weekly, but a scheduling issue caused a bit of a hiccup, and a sprained wrist made it nearly impossible for me to write with any sort of speed. That’s… Read More

Voltron Partners Not Responsible for Failures in Gay Inclusion; Sources Dispute Claim From DreamWorks Staff

Voltron Partners Not Responsible for Failures in Gay Inclusion; Sources Dispute Claim From DreamWorks Staff

Reading Time: 9 minutes DreamWorks, Joaquim Dos Santos, and Lauren Montgomery, after claiming to make content “as inclusive as possible,” failed to follow basic best practices on handling diverse characters respectfully, ignored clear warnings that their depictions were harmful, and attempted to blame external partners to hide their studio’s mistakes. “Each and every one of… Read More

6 (Spoiler-Free) Things Everyone Should Know About ‘Avengers: Endgame’

6 (Spoiler-Free) Things Everyone Should Know About ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Reading Time: 4 minutes Note: There are no spoilers for Avengers: Endgame in this article, beyond what has already been shown, referenced, or very clearly hinted at in trailers, ads, and merchandise. There ARE spoilers for many of the previous Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films, particularly Avengers: Infinity War, for what I hope are obvious… Read More