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Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Warband: Against the Darkness

Warband: Against the Darkness

Let’s face it: we don’t like each other. But there’s this Big Bad to defeat, so we’re forced to share troops in this war. That doesn’t mean I’m gonna let you just boss me around, though—everyone knows my soldiers and scouts are the best, you just wait and see. Welcome to Warband: Against the Darkness. Continue reading

An Introduction to the VTech VM333 Video Monitor

Vtech VM333

This month, GeekDad is sponsored by VTech. Chances are, you’ve heard of VTech before—they sell household electronics (like phones), as well as a lot of kids’ toys. Since I’m a stay-at-home dad with a baby (just over a year old), they asked if I’d like to try out their VM333: Safe&Sound Pan & Tilt Full Color Video Monitor, so I’ve been putting it through its paces this summer. Continue reading

10 Things You Should Know About Nintendo’s New 3DS

new 3ds nfc

Just when you thought it was safe to make a handheld purchase, Nintendo of Japan drops a bomb on gamers everywhere. New hardware with new specs in both 3DS and 3DS XL flavors will be available soon in Asia – the rest of us seemingly have to wait. Here’s what we know so far. Continue reading

Ben Hatke’s Lost Creatures Blog Tour

Dragon by Ben Hatke

To celebrate the release of Julia’s House of Lost Creatures, Ben Hatke is doing a blog tour, and GeekDad is proud to be his first stop! Follow along to see concept sketches and art from the book, with some details about the fantastic creatures that find their way to Julia’s house. Continue reading

D&D Adventurers League: Session 2 Report

Adventurers League

Picking up right where we left off a week ago, DM Martin got my Wednesday night D&D Encounters group going for Session 2 with a quick recap. Our party had been escorting a caravan into a small town that was being attacked by a blue dragon and a mix of cultists and kobolds. The town’s residents were making their way to the protective keep, and our party was able to escort a group of them in. We earned the trust of the Governor who was requesting a cultist leader for questioning, and he provided us with a key to a hidden tunnel beneath the keep that would allow us to return and bring in a leader we had successfully knocked out, tied up, and left for later questioning. Session 1 ended with us breaking open the rusty gate (with a broken key inside) and preparing to exit the tunnel… Continue reading

Build Your Own Ninja Weapons With Items Found in Your Junk Drawer


The latest book in the “Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction” series offers recipes for building blowguns, shuriken, and all the tools of the trade that any budding ninja needs. Continue reading