Coffee and Games at Uptown Espresso

Uptown Espresso

Among the many Kickstarter projects that I’ll be writing about this month, here’s one that stands out because it’s not your standard tabletop game campaign. The fundraising campaign for Uptown Espresso & Gameporium is for a game and a coffee-shop-game-store. Break From Reality Games is teaming up with Uptown Espresso, an established chain of coffee shops in Seattle, to expand their West Seattle location into a gaming hub: a coffee shop, game store, and community gaming space all rolled into one. And they’ve created a fast-paced card game about serving coffee to kick it off. Continue reading

It’s Time to Play the Music, It’s Time to Light the Lights


Got a question for Kermit, Miss Piggy, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, or anyone else involved with Muppets Most Wanted, Captain America: The Winter Soldier or pretty much any ABC TV show you can think of? I might be able to ask it for you when I go to L.A. next week! Continue reading

Geeks Assemble for the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend in 2014

Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend

Even for those of us that are crazy enough to have paid to run to exhaustion through a Disney park before, the latest addition to the RunDisney lineup is exciting! Continue reading

T.A.B.L.E.- Tabletop and Boardgame Learning Expo


The Tabletop and Boardgame Learning Expo (T.A.B.L.E.), first pitched on Kickstarter last summer, is becoming a reality in just two and a half months. On March 29-30, 2014, the Westin hotel in Irving, Texas, will be overrun by geeks of many sorts, but mainly those of the board and tabletop variety. Continue reading

Geek Events Around Town for November 22nd and Beyond


Back again with some interesting outings, including an event by one of the geek dads that would make a nice date night. Continue reading

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes at OMSI


The game is afoot!

Today is the opening of the International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes, a fantastic exhibit at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) in Portland, Oregon. If you’re a fan of the good detective in any of his incarnations, this is an exhibit worth seeing. Continue reading