Holiday Gift Guide #1: Toys
Holiday Gift Guide #2: Books
The Perfect Gift for Any <cite>Pathfinder</cite> Fiend
Six Things Parents Should Know About <cite>Big Hero 6</cite>
Asmodee Continues Growth, Acquires Fantasy Flight
Nokia’s Lumia 530 Phone Is a Great Option for Kids
EMP, Nintendo and the <cite>Indie Game Revolution</cite>
Why Animals Make the Best Protagonists
10 Things Parents Should Know About <cite>Pokémon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire</cite>
10 Things Parents Should Know About <cite>Super Smash Bros. for Wii U</cite>

Stack Overflow: More Is More

Stack Overflow: More Is More

I like big books and I cannot lie. You might like your little digital book device that holds an entire library in your pocket, but there are some things that just aren’t meant to be shrunk down to that size. Here are some great examples of books that are just better in full size—all of them are bigger than your iPad’s screen. Sometimes, more is more. Continue reading

Howard the Duck Brings Quack-Fu Back to Marvel Comics


When he appeared in the post-credits stinger for Guardians of the Galaxy, Howard the Duck caused some to celebrate, some to shake their heads and the younger crowd to ask; “who was that?” Not surprisingly, Marvel has announced Howard’s official return to comics in the all-new Howard the Duck #1 coming this March. Continue reading

The Role of the Lego Mindstorms EV3 Robot in Artificial Intelligence Research

Lego Mindstorms EV3 robot. Image: Maryann Goldman

The Lego Mindstorms EV3 robot isn’t just a useful tool for teaching children about robotics. Read about how scientists are using it to explore artificial intelligence using the nematode worm connectome. Continue reading

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Raid & Trade

Raid & Trade cover

In this post-apocalyptic world, everyone’s trying to survive long enough to make it into the Golden City, either by building up their reputation, by fulfilling missions, or just sheer skill. Raid & Trade is a board game now on Kickstarter from Mage Company. Continue reading

The Gates Re-Open in the First Teaser for Jurassic World

Jurassic World

With Avengers: Age of Ultron, Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens, Mad Max: Fury Road, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2, 2015 is going to be a huge year for sequels. Now comes the 15-second teaser of the trailer for Jurassic World, the newest entry in the Jurassic Park franchise and yet another geek-certified sequel to add to that impressive 2015 lineup. Continue reading

Win a Set of Justice League: War Action Figures!

When Unrelated Super Teams Attack!

Just in time for the holidays, we at GeekDad are here to make your shopping load a little lighter. Enter to win one of two sets of five figures based off the impressive New 52 animated feature Justice League: War! Continue reading

Marketers & Advertisers – Get Your GeekDad Sponsorships for 2015 Now and Save!


This one goes out to all those wonderful folks who help support what we do here at GeekDad – the marketers and advertisers who have cool products they want our amazing readership of geeks to see, and hopefully buy. GeekDad lives because of you! For 2015, we’re offering a special deal on sponsorships. Continue reading

Holiday Gift Guide #3: Board and Tabletop Games


It matters little if the games are made of cards, paper, cardboard, or just imagination. What matters are times spent together as a group and memories formed of those times. We seem to have a difficult time getting together to play games, but when we do we always have fun. Here are a few of the games we’ve all enjoyed playing. Some take tens of minutes, and some take many hours. Whatever your time schedule, there’s sure to be a game in here that you can enjoy with your family and friends.
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Holiday Gift Guide #4: Video Games and Apps


Games made of pixels have been a favorite of mine since the Atari 2600 hit the streets. Today’s games are barely recognizable by those standards, with more realistic graphics, multi-player modes, and advanced stories. In this guide we take a look at some of our favorite games. Many of these are rated Teen, or Mature, so be sure to check the ratings before buying them for your younger kids.
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