‘Armada’ Arrives Soon — Will Geeks Save the World?

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We all knew the day was coming, and now it’s almost here. I’m talking about the release of geek-guru Ernest Cline’s second novel, ‘Armada’. For those of you who read ‘Ready Player One’ and have waited and wondered whether Cline could deliver the goods again… I’m about to answer that question. Continue reading

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Fall of Magic’ Storytelling Epic

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Our family really enjoys great storytelling games. ‘Fall of Magic’ not only has a novel and beautiful game mechanic but also brings a fresh yet familiar fantasy setting and theme to the storytelling genre that we thoroughly enjoyed. Continue reading

Meet the ‘Tomorrowland’ Cast and Crew

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The stars, writers and director of Tomorrowland assembled for a press conference in Beverly Hills two weeks ago, and GeekDad was there. Answering questions from the Moderator and audience were writers Jeff Jensen and Damon Lindelof, actors Tim McGraw, Britt Robertson, George Clooney and Raffey Cassidy, as well as director/co-writer/co-producer, Brad Bird. Continue reading

‘Dozi the Alligator Finds a Family’

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Cartoonist Dan Boris has published the first of a series of children’s books starring a little alligator named Dozi (“Izod” spelled backward) who adopts a vacationing family and sneaks into their luggage. Dozi the Alligator Finds a Family goes on sale this week with the author hosting a book launch and signing party at One More Page Books & More in Arlington, Virginia on May 30. Continue reading

The Decade Since ‘Star Wars Episode III: The Revenge of Sith’

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It’s been ten years since the release of the last of the ‘Star Wars’ prequels. Take a look at how they actually may have been good for the franchise. Continue reading

Running Geek: Lost Lake – My First 50K

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Last weekend I spent almost eight hours, longer than I ever spend on any other single thing, running through the beautiful trails of Chuckanut Mountain. Lost Lake was my first 50K, and I could not be any happier with my race choice. Continue reading

Developing Young Social Entrepreneurs in Africa Through Gaming

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With the Village Roleplaying Project a huge success, let’s take a look at another of The Butterfly Project’s crowdfunding campaigns: the Village Boardgame Project. Continue reading

Kickstarter Alert: Slrp – The Right Way to Drink from a Bowl

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Every parent has probably faced that moment of agony when your child finishes his cereal, picks up the bowl, and tries to drink the milk–and it runs all over his face, down the shirt, and requires a new set of clothes. Slrp has launched a Kickstarter to make those moments a thing of the past Continue reading