Tag Archives: gaming

8 Great Things from the UKGE 2019!

8 Great Things from the UKGE 2019!

Reading Time: 6 minutes On June 2nd I visited the UK Games Expo for the second time. This ever-expanding con is the UK’s largest tabletop show and on the evidence of this visit, it’s going from strength to strength. Due to family commitments, I only get to visit on the final day, when things are… Read More

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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

5 Ways Video Games Can Help Kids with Special Needs

5 Ways Video Games Can Help Kids with Special Needs

Reading Time: 3 minutes From communication to motor skills, learning through play is a wonderful motivator for kids with challenges. This post is part of our ongoing content-sharing relationship with Common Sense Media. Strengthening skills through play is a proven strategy to help kids learn. For kids with special needs, video games can offer opportunities… Read More

Games Workshop at the New York Toy Fair 2019

Games Workshop at the New York Toy Fair 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute The New York Toy Fair 2019 is in full swing* and Games Workshop has announced a number of new small boxed games, similar to the ones they released last year. The announcement also revealed the fruits of their new relationship with Funko. Full Games Workshop’s official rundown of the reveals, check… Read More

Frostgrave Campaign Battle Report — The Mausoleum

Frostgrave Campaign Battle Report — The Mausoleum

Reading Time: 7 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… Read More

Celebrating Our Own Dave Banks

Celebrating Our Own Dave Banks

Reading Time: 6 minutes Dave Banks (with confetti) with a few of the GeekDads at Gen Con 2019. Today we say farewell to one of our long-time GeekDads: Dave Banks is stepping down from his role as Games Editor and game reviewer, after about a dozen years of contributing to the site. He’s seen the… Read More

D&D Curse of Strahd: Session 80

D&D Curse of Strahd: Session 80

Reading Time: 8 minutes Session 80: Die Strahd V: A Good Day to Die Strahd Strahd’s brides snarled and hissed, spitting at the heroes. In spite of the bright sunlight shining from Gimble Timbers’ sword, they rushed forward, fearlessly attacking the party. They must protect the master. Within seconds they had separated, each one focusing… Read More