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

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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

GeekDad Daily Deal: Animated DJ Dog Black T-Shirt

GeekDad Daily Deal: Animated DJ Dog Black T-Shirt

Reading Time: 1 minute At first glance, today’s Daily Deal seems like a mild-mannered t-shirt with a dog on it. But add a StreamWear app to your phone and the Animated DJ Dog Black T-Shirt comes to life with fun music and animation. It’s perfect for the geek in your life who likes to surprise… Read More

Author Alice Oseman Discusses Her Graphic Novel ‘Heartstopper’ as Scholastic Announces US Release

Author Alice Oseman Discusses Her Graphic Novel ‘Heartstopper’ as Scholastic Announces US Release

Reading Time: 8 minutes Alice Oseman, author of ‘Solitaire’, ‘Radio Silence’, and more, chatted with us about her visual novel, ‘Heartstopper’, now coming to the US. Scholastic, through their Graphix imprint, has announced they’ll be publishing Alice Oseman’s graphic novel Heartstopper in the United States. Eager to expand their YA titles, Heartstopper “was an instant ‘yes!’… Read More

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Animalchemists’

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Animalchemists’

Reading Time: 6 minutes Collect ingredients, craft potions, and then use those to create powerful spells! Who will be the most successful of the Animalchemists? What Is Animalchemists? Animalchemists is a card game for 2 to 5 players, ages 8 and up, and takes about 20 minutes to play. It’s currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, with… Read More

Stack Overflow: 8 Back-to-School Picture Books

Stack Overflow: 8 Back-to-School Picture Books

Reading Time: 4 minutes Wait, it’s time for school already? This summer has flown by for my family, and it’s hard to believe that it’s time to get ready for school again. I mean, seriously, my kids aren’t getting up anywhere near early enough for school lately—can I get an extension? To help get your… Read More

Stack Overflow: 8 Back-to-School Picture Books

Stack Overflow: 8 Back-to-School Picture Books

Reading Time: 4 minutes Wait, it’s time for school already? This summer has flown by for my family, and it’s hard to believe that it’s time to get ready for school again. I mean, seriously, my kids aren’t getting up anywhere near early enough for school lately—can I get an extension? To help get your… Read More

′Snow, Glass, Apples′ Is Erotic, Beautiful, And Unsettling

′Snow, Glass, Apples′ Is Erotic, Beautiful, And Unsettling

Reading Time: 2 minutes Content warning: If you were not familiar with the original Neil Gaiman tale, note that I would rate this book at 18+. Snow, Glass, Apples Writers: Neil Gaiman, Colleen Doran. Artist and Colorist: Colleen Doran. Cover Artist: Colleen Doran. In chapter 14 of the extensive Neil Gaiman′s Masterclass, Gaiman talks to… Read More

Word Wednesday: ‘Bauhaus Ballet’

Word Wednesday: ‘Bauhaus Ballet’

Reading Time: 2 minutes This Week’s Word Is ‘Ballet.’ The school summer break is in its third week here in the UK, or possibly its 300th. I’ve lost count. Needless to say, it’s raining. Child-wrangling means that I don’t have a huge amount of time to devote to this week’s Word Wednesday post, but fortunately,… Read More