About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Kickstarter Alert: Grandmother Fish by Jonathan Tweet!

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Jonathan Tweet (superstar RPG designer and co-creator of D&D 3E) launches a Kickstarter for Grandmother Fish, a children’s picture book about evolution. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

The 2014 Diana Jones Award Shortlist

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The Diana Jones Award committee announces its shortlist for this year’s award for excellence in tabletop gaming. Check out five items that made the cut! Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Storium Stretches for Schools

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The Storium Kickstarter winds up a blistering campaign as it stretches to reach funding for a version for schools. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Thrillbent Arrives in the App Store

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The comics site Thrillbent launches a new iOS app along with a subscription model for instant access to its growing library of fantastic stories as they’re released. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Kickstart Another Year of Crossed Genres Magazine

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Geek Dad contributor Bart Lieb and Kay Holt are running a Kickstarter to fund another year (at least!) of Crossed Genre Magazine—their progressive speculative fiction anthology series. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Monopoly Sucks and This Will Make It Worse

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Matt Forbeck points out why Monopoly is an awful game and explains how the new Monopoly House Rules edition will only make it worse. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Storium Launches on Kickstarter

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Storium, a new kind of online storytelling game, launches on Kickstarter. It features innovative play plus a slew of fantastic authors and game designers offering up a wild array of worlds in which you can play. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Disney Trip: Behind the Scenes With the Creators of The Pirate Fairy

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Matt Forbeck visits Disney Toon Studios and shares a behind-the-scenes visit with the creators of the latest Disney Fairies film: The Pirate Fairy. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Disney Trip: The Pirate Fairy

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Matt Forbeck reviews The Pirate Fairy, Disney’s upcoming home video release. During his Disney bloggers trip last month, he sat in on a private screening of the latest Fairy film, and he loved it. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Disney Trip: Visiting the Disney Animation Research Library

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As part of his visit to Disney Studios last month, Matt Forbeck visited the Disney Animation Research Library to see how they catalog and archive their treasure trove of original artwork from their animated films. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Disney Trip: Saving Mr. Banks Museum

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Matt Forbeck goes on a tour of Walt Disney Studios’ archives and a special display of Walt Disney memorabilia to learn more about Saving Mr. Banks. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Disney Trip: Frozen!

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Disney’s award-winning hit film Frozen is out on Blu-Ray today. Read Matt Forbeck’s quick review and watch him in the sound booth at Disney Animated Studios as he records a bit of dialog for Olaf! Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Disney Trip: Saving Mr. Banks

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Saving Mr. Banks is going to be released on Blu-Ray and home video tomorrow, March 18. Disney sent me an early copy of the film to check it out, and it’s fantastic stuff. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Disney Trip: Fun With Frozen’s ADR

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Geek Dad Matt Forbeck returns to Disney Animation Studios to learn about things like ADR. Get an inside look at the recording studio inside which actors give voice to the characters in the Oscar-winning film. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Dwarven Forge Returns to Kickstarter With Caverns

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Dwarven Forge returns to Kickstarter with a new drive for a full line of Dwarvenite cavern tiles. The Kickstarter launches today. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.

Disney Trip: Playing with Frozen’s Rigging Tech

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Geek Dad Matt Forbeck went to the Disney Animation Studios to learn about how they made Frozen and to play with the rigging machines. Get an inside look at the tech Disney artists use to bring their character models to life in the Oscar-winning film. Continue reading

About Matt Forbeck

Award winning author and game designer and father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.