Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.

The Children from Written by a Kid Return to Geek & Sundry to Play Games on TableTop

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This week’s episode of TableTop features Wil and an all kid cast playing Catan Junior. Continue reading

Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.

Project Superhero Is a Book That Entertains, Educates Tween Girls

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Tween girls get a great story (and role model) in this fun, illustrated book that promotes science, learning, and superheroes. Continue reading

Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.

TableTop Plays Forbidden Desert as a Special Thanksgiving Treat

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Wil and friends, Felicia Day, Alan Tudyk, and Jon Heder, take on the cooperative game Forbidden Desert on this week’s episode of TableTop. Continue reading

Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.

Donate to Worldbuilders, Feel Good About Yourself, Get a Chance to Win Some Really Cool Stuff

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Patrick Rothfuss’s charity, Worldbuilders, is hosting its annual fundraiser. Here’s your chance to make a difference and maybe get some really cool stuff at the same time. Continue reading

Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: V-Commandos Offers a Healthy Dose of Stealth & Sabotage

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It is the second World War. You and your fellow commandos have been dropped behind enemy lines. You must work together to infiltrate the German base and perform a stealth mission without alerting any guards. Do you have what it takes? Continue reading

Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.

TableTop Is Back with Tokaido, but Will Wil Win?

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TableTop returns for season three with a cutthroat episode of the set-collecting travel game, Tokaido. Continue reading

Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.

Six Things Parents Should Know About Big Hero 6

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Big Hero 6, an animated feature from Disney opens in theaters nationwide today. But before you run off to see it, here are six things every parent should know about the movie. Continue reading

Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.

This Choose Your Adventure Post Begins with a Choice

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You sit in a comfortable chair, electronic tablet in hand. Looking at the screen, you see two apps available in the store, two books based on choices and paths. If you choose to learn more to help make your choice, go to page 1. Continue reading

A Quick Look at The Slow Regard of Silent Things

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Patrick Rothfuss’s novella, The Slow Regard of Silent Things, hits bookstores today. Read our non-spoiler review to learn more about this book. Continue reading

Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.

These Battery Chargers Will Keep You In-Touch For Hours Longer

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Keep your tablet or phone charged up with these battery options for boosting power on the go. Continue reading

Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.

Primus Presents Their Take on Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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The wonderfully weird Willy Wonka movie gets weirder (and louder) as Primus cover the soundtrack in their latest release. Continue reading

Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.

NHL Power Play Is Some of the Best Hockey You’ll Ever Play Without a Zamboni

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Hockey season started last night and there’s no better way to get pumped up about the season than the great new deck builder game, NHL Power Play Team-Building Card Game. Continue reading

Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.

Kickstarter Preview: Protect Art from the Nazis in the High Stakes Bluffing Game, Operation F.A.U.S.T.

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Save the world’s most valuable art from the Nazis in this fast-paced and fun bluffing game, coming to Kickstarter, soon! Continue reading

Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.

Stab Your Buddies, Protect the Castle in Munchkin Panic

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GeekDad’s favorite cooperative game, Castle Panic, gets a backstabbing update when it collides with Munchkin in the all new Munchkin Panic boardgame. Continue reading

Dave Banks

About Dave Banks

I work. I play games. Sometimes I work at playing games.