Gameroom Junkies #58: Free Play Filmmaking

Gameroom Junkies Podcast #58

The Junkies had a blast in Orlando at Free Play Florida! On this holiday episode of the podcast, listen to their FPF rundown and interviews with filmmakers Greydon Clark (‘Joysticks’) and Rob McCallum (‘Nintendo Quest’). Continue reading

Gameroom Junkies #57 – Stern Pinball & IAAPA 2015 Roundup

Gameroom Junkies Podcast #57 - IAAPA and Stern Pinball

The Gameroom Junkies traveled down to Orlando for IAAPA 2015 to try out the newest arcade and pinball machines on the market. In addition to interviews with Bandai Namco and Adrenaline Amusements, we hear from Stern Pinball CEO Gary Stern about ‘Game of Thrones’ and more! Continue reading

Gameroom Junkies #56: Confessions, Quests, & More

Gameroom Junkies Podcast Episode 56

Our Halloween show isn’t very spooky, but in this episode of the podcast we do share some Halloween stories and plenty of gameroom updates to get you in the spirit. Plus: Soviet-era arcade games, Nintendo Quest, and arcade “confessions!” Continue reading

The Dice Section #29: Let Me Tell You About My ‘Shadowrun’ Character

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In this episode, our first after a long summer vacation, we discuss those moments in role-playing games—video and tabletop—that made us stop and think. As young players, the idea of character dilemmas and a satisfying story were the stuff of gaming legend. Now that we’re all growed up, we realize that it can happen, but it takes a special group and a GM willing to let go of a little control. Continue reading

‘Welcome to Night Vale’ Novel Brings the Podcast to Your Bookshelf

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There is a small town, in the middle of a vast desert. That town has a Community Radio Station to tell you all of the day’s mundane disasters. It is a town where everything is slightly wrong, but it makes the whole just right. Welcome to Night Vale. Continue reading

The Dice Section #28: ‘Temple of Elemental Evil’

Temple of Elemental Evil board game

Haircuts. Boxing. Sword and sorcery and dungeon crawls, including a revolutionary occurrence in our 5th Edition ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ campaign and a review of the new ‘Temple of Elemental Evil’ board game from Wizards of the Coast and WizKids. We reminisce about childhood games like ‘Hero Quest’ and ‘Dragon Strike’, and (spoiler alert) decide that we could all do a lot worse than ‘Temple of Elemental Evil’ as an introduction to the dungeon crawl genre. Continue reading

Bristol Banter #2: Libraries

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Episode number 2 of Bristol Banter brings lengthy discussion by GeekDad Rory and GeekMom Jenny on libraries, including the Library of Congress, the Library of Alexandria, Andrew Carnegie, and a tangent about ‘Doctor Who.’ Find out the answer to last episode’s trivia question, and take a guess at the one in this episode! Continue reading

Gameroom Junkies #50: What Would Billy Mitchell Do?

Gameroom Junkies episode 50 - Billy Mitchell, Tron 3

The newest member of the GeekDad Podcast Network, Join Preston and Patrick on the Gameroom Junkies Podcast as they talk about their love of game rooms and the arcade, pinball, and console games inside. Continue reading

Hey You Geeks #40: The Dark and Light Sides of Superhero Movies


Welcome to Hey You Geeks, a new addition to the GeekDad Podcast Network where geeks of all kinds are invited to celebrate and criticize all that we love with a sense of unapologetic nerdiness. From film to TV, comics to gaming, we’re here to look forwards and back to the greatest and sometimes worst geek culture has to offer. This week on Hey You Geeks, we’re talking about the dark and light sides of comic book movies, the ‘Ghostbusters’ multiverse, ‘Rogue One,’ and more. Continue reading

The Dice Section #25: ‘Wrath of Ashardalon’ and the Perfect Dungeon Crawl

Dungeon crawling with The Dice Section

This week on the podcast, we talk about the perennial geek favorite: the dungeon crawl. Why does the lure of loot always get us back down into those dark, dank catacombs? What makes the perfect dungeon crawl experience, and why do so many games fall just short of what we’re hoping for? We play Wrath of Ashardalon, one of the Dungeons & Dragons Adventure System games, and talk about everything from Descent: Journeys in The Dark to Diablo III. Continue reading

This Week’s GeekDads Podcast Cancelled (Yes, Again)


We’re so sorry to have to do this yet again, but due to reasons beyond our control, our regularly-scheduled recording of the GeekDads podcast must be cancelled. Be sure to come back and tune in on October 8, when we’re next scheduled to record! We’ll try very hard not to cancel then, we promise! Really, we do. Yes, we said that last time. Believe us, we miss recording the podcast at least as much as you miss listening to it.
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