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Re-Roll: This Week’s Tabletop Game News for the Week Ending February 21, 2020

Re-Roll: This Week’s Tabletop Game News for the Week Ending February 21, 2020

Here is the board game (and board game-related!) news that caught our attention for the week ending February 21, 2020. Gaming News Gen Con badge registration is live! Make sure you grab your badges now and keep your eyes on this space for details on our annual Gaming with GeekDad event. Hopefully, everyone got the… Read More

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Geek Daily Deals February 20, 2020: 500GB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD from SK Hynix for Just $48!

Geek Daily Deals February 20, 2020: 500GB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD from SK Hynix for Just $48!

Get blazing speed for an amazing price with this 500GB internal solid state drive from SK Hynix for just $48! SK hynix Gold S31 500GB 3D NAND 2.5 inch SATA III Internal SSD: Premium upgrades to your PC with SSD from global semiconductor powerhouse Top tier speed, best-in-class sequential read speeds. Sequential read speeds up… Read More

Book Review: ‘The Unspoken Name’ by A. K. Larkwood

Book Review: ‘The Unspoken Name’ by A. K. Larkwood

Progress is a wonderful thing. Growing up I loved fantasy fiction. Brought up on Tolkien by my dad, I branched out to Shannara, Druss the Legend, Thomas Covenant, and The Belgariad. I read others, but it struck me quite some time ago, that they’re all the same. Tastes change, I moved away from a diet… Read More

Looking Forward to Toy Fair

Looking Forward to Toy Fair

Toy Fair lands in New York City from February 22nd – 25th and GeekDad will be there to see some of the goodness that we can expect to be asked for in the coming months. There are a few items that we are particularly excited to see… – Read the Full Post on GeekDad Read More

Geek Daily Deals February 19, 2020: Play-Doh Modeling Compound 24-Pack Case of Colors for Just $14!

Geek Daily Deals February 19, 2020: Play-Doh Modeling Compound 24-Pack Case of Colors for Just $14!

You and your kids can create to your heart’s content with this 24-can multi-pack of Play-Doh for just $14! Play-Doh Modeling Compound 24-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Multi-Color, 3-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, Multicolor (Amazon Exclusive): 24 PACK: Case of Colors has plenty of non toxic Play Doh modeling compound for the whole family… Read More

Geek Daily Deals February 18, 2020: Logitech Lag-Free Wireless Gaming Mouse for Just $23!

Geek Daily Deals February 18, 2020: Logitech Lag-Free Wireless Gaming Mouse for Just $23!

All the capabilities and performance of a wired gaming mouse, just without the wires! Up to 2500 dip and 11 programmable buttons for just $23! Logitech G602 Lag-Free Wireless Gaming Mouse – 11 Programmable Buttons, Up to 2500 DPI: Up to 250 hours of battery life (Best with Polaroid AA Batteries) Power saving, high accuracy… Read More

It’s the Ultimate Battle for Bedtime Supremacy! Check Out ‘Friday Night Wrestlefest’

It’s the Ultimate Battle for Bedtime Supremacy! Check Out ‘Friday Night Wrestlefest’

This post was sponsored by Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s Friday night, and these kids are ready to wrestle! Join Dangerous Daddoo as he dishes out some serious moves to get the kids ready for bed. But what happens when Flying Mom Bomb gets home from work? Are the kids toast? Friday… Read More

Geek Daily Deals February 17, 2020: USB Cardioid Microphone With Scissor Arm and Pop Filter for Just $39!

Geek Daily Deals February 17, 2020: USB Cardioid Microphone With Scissor Arm and Pop Filter for Just $39!

  Get all set for podcasting, making videos, music, or just chatting with this USB cardioid mic with shock mount and pop filter for just $39! This is a perfect entry-level setup if you want to start making better-quality recordings on your PC or laptop. TONOR USB Microphone Kit Q9 Condenser Computer Cardioid Mic: Plug… Read More

Stack Overflow: Black History Month

Stack Overflow: Black History Month

Today’s stack is mostly picture books (plus a handful of others) that are great reading for Black History Month—from the Queen of Soul to the First Lady, from a little kid to the oldest student, these are stories worth sharing. Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment by Parker Curry & Jessica Curry, illustrated by Brittany Jackson… Read More

Geek Daily Deals February 15, 2020: 12 Quart Clear Container for Sous Vide Cooking or Visible Storage for Just $16!

Geek Daily Deals February 15, 2020: 12 Quart Clear Container for Sous Vide Cooking or Visible Storage for Just $16!

See what you’re sous vide cooking with this 12 quart commercial-grade clear plastic container for just $16! Lids that make this into a storage container are sold separately. Rubbermaid Commercial Products Plastic Space Saving Square Food Storage Container For Kitchen/Sous Vide/Food Prep, 12 Quart, Clear: Quality Engineering – Its Commercial Grade, Break-Resistant, Polycarbonate Material Allows… Read More

Geek Daily Deals February 13, 2020: Set of 3 Aluminum Architect and Engineer’s 12″ Rulers/Scales for Just $8!

Geek Daily Deals February 13, 2020: Set of 3 Aluminum Architect and Engineer’s 12″ Rulers/Scales for Just $8!

Perfect for RPG maps, scale drawings, and just being the coolest rulers around, get three for just $8! Growing up as the kid of an engineer, and becoming one myself, I’ve always thought these triangular rules are the coolest. They are normal 12″ rulers, but each face partitions the inches into different scaled fractions, so… Read More

Geek Daily Deals February 12, 2020: 12 Bags of Hippeas – Gluten-Free and Delicious Cheese Puff Alt Snack Choice for Just $15!

Geek Daily Deals February 12, 2020: 12 Bags of Hippeas – Gluten-Free and Delicious Cheese Puff Alt Snack Choice for Just $15!

Try this healthier alternative to cheese puffs, higher in fiber and protein, and gluten free, 12 Bag Variety Pack for $15! Since I lost 100 pounds in the last year and have done a lot of searching for healthier snack choices, Hippeas have become a regular purchase. Made with chickpea flour, they are gluten free… Read More

Geek Daily Deals February 11, 2020: Celebrate Anime Month With Classics Like All of ‘Cowboy Bebop’ for Just $18!

Geek Daily Deals February 11, 2020: Celebrate Anime Month With Classics Like All of ‘Cowboy Bebop’ for Just $18!

‘Coyboy Bebop,’ ‘Dragon Ball,’ Evangelion,’ and many more classic anime all on sale for less than $20 for complete series! Save on Funimation titles during Anime Month: Cowboy Bebop: The Complete Series [Blu-ray] – $18 My Hero Academia: Two Heroes [Blu ray] – $12 Evangelion: 1.11 You Are {Not} Alone [Blu ray] – $10 Star… Read More

Stack Overflow: Brave New Worlds

Stack Overflow: Brave New Worlds

Well, hello there! It’s been a while—I’ve had a hard time getting my engine started back up this year, but I’ve still been reading a lot, with more books to tell you about than I can handle in a single column. This week, I’ll start with some fascinating visions of the world: what it could… Read More

Author and Diversity Consultant Quinn Titus Discusses ‘Monster Prom’ and Creating Diverse Games

Author and Diversity Consultant Quinn Titus Discusses ‘Monster Prom’ and Creating Diverse Games

Author and Diversity Consultant Quinn Titus discusses the process of diversity consulting and their work for the popular game Monster Prom. Sean: Can you introduce yourself and say what you do? Quinn I am Quinn Titus. I am an author and a writer for video games. I’m also a proofreader and diversity consultant for video… Read More

Geek Daily Deals February 8, 2020: Awesome Neoprene Lunch Bags for Just $10!

Geek Daily Deals February 8, 2020: Awesome Neoprene Lunch Bags for Just $10!

Take your lunch in awesome (and insulated) style with these geeky neoprene lunch bags/totes for just $10! VP Home Insulated Neoprene Lunch Tote Bag: Choose from 7 Insulated Neoprene Lunch Tote Bags Insulated lunch bag can keep food warm or cold for hours, depending on the outside temperature. Carry your daily lunch, drinks and snacks… Read More