The planet is being invaded by demons from hell and it’s up to you and a few other humans to fight them back from whence they came. Petersen Games’ latest thriller is a co-op game that brings a new play style into their line-up. Read More
Here we are, less than a week from Christmas, but it’s not too late to finish your shopping. Here we give a few items that should arrive in time for the holiday. Prime shipping, gift cards, and Steam codes are your best bet for online shopping. Just don’t ask me to step inside a store in the next week. I’d sooner print out the soon-to-be-belated present and stuff it in an envelope as a sort of holiday I.O.U.
99% of my wardrobe is made up of free t-shirts from robotics events and band shirt, but once in a while I like to clean up for a night out. Thankfully there are geeky alternatives to formal or business casual wear that allow us to show off our geeky or practical nature in a fashionable way. Read More
As the maker movement gains steam, the gadgets we love are increasingly tools that help us create. For that reason we’re adding DIY to the gadgets guide this year. Follow along for our recommendations of our favorite gadgets and tools that we’ve covered this year.
As geeks we can get passionate about our entertainment. Here’s a short list of the movies and music that piqued our passion this year.
We couldn’t fit all the games into this week’s gift guide, so here are 11 more that we loved this year and think you and your giftees would love. Read on for part two of our 2017 Games Guide. Read More
We here at GeekDad certainly love games of all types from tabletop to PC to console. 2017 was a great year for gaming and we’ve collected so many awesome games this year that we have to split this guide into two parts. Read on for the first 12 of about 24 games that we really enjoyed this year.
Today we continue the giving season with our recommendations for books. Slip off to another world or learn something useful. Books are a gateway to fantasy and learning alike. Read on for some of our suggestions.
Once again it is time for the GeekDad Holiday Gift Guide. We’re running a little late this year, but have a decent collection of things we’ve come across this year that would make great additions to anyone’s holiday shopping list. Read on for a list of toys that have piqued the interest of our writers.
‘Cthulhu Wars: Onslaught 3’ continues to smash through the stretch goals. Read More
Petersen Games continues to build upon their wildly successful ‘Cthulhu Wars’ franchise. ‘Onslaught 3’ brings us four new factions, an entirely new way to play the game, and an even deeper dive into the mythos. Read More
ArcAttack has posted this great homage to American inventors. Join us as we celebrate the ingenuity and inventions that made our country what it is today.
Another holiday has passed and hopefully you’re left with a pile of gift cards or cash so you can buy all the things you wanted, but didn’t get. Here are a few suggestions on what we’re spending our post-holiday cash on.
Here we are, less than a week from Christmas but it’s not too late to finish your shopping. Here we give a few items that should arrive in time for the holiday. Read More
For geeks, living in t-shirts and jeans is pretty much a way of life, but once in awhile we have to clean up for a special occasion. Thankfully there are geeky alternatives to formal or business casual wear that allow us to show off our geeky nature in a fashionable way. Read More
Why buy something for $10 when you can spend hundreds on the tools and materials to build it yourself! I’m joking of course because DIY is less about the end product and more about the process and learning required to get there.
I think the love of gadgets is a universal trait, shared by most people. As geeks we seem to have a place in our hearts for elegant, useful, or just plain cool gadgets. What follows are just a few of the gadgets, tools, and neat things we covered this year.
Geek Culture is a many faceted thing with the term meaning different things to most geeks. This category highlights a few of the things related to music that we feel define us as geeks.
Geek Culture is a many faceted thing with the term meaning different things to most geeks. This category highlights some of the movies we feel define us as geeks. Most of these are family friendly, but a couple are targeted at the adult and near-adult geeks among us.
Today we take a peek at our favorite video games of the year. These are the games we’ve reviewed, played, loved, and sometimes hated. The games that spoke to us and pulled us in and kept us engaged for many hours. Most of these titles are suitable for all ages, but there are a couple that you may want to reserve for the older kids or parents. Read More
It seems geeks and gaming go hand in hand, so it shouldn’t surprise anyone that we here at GeekDad love to game. Today we take a look at the physical games that caught our attention this year. Read More
Maybe it’s the unusually warm fall we’re having here in Texas, or maybe it’s that I’ve been hearing Christmas music in the stores since before Halloween candy went on clearance. Can we please wait until after Thanksgiving to start decorating? While I lament the early decorating, it is never too soon to start buying gifts.
First up is a list of toys that we’ve played with, geeked out on, and raved about to our friends. Read on to see what we liked, why we liked it, and where you can pick one up!
My son, Travis, and I spent Saturday afternoon at Petersen Games playing their latest game, ‘The Gods War’. Here’s a little of what makes each faction unique and what I think of the play style. Read More
The Gods War is a brilliant and immersive strategy game with a rich and textured lore. Read More
I’ve always dreamed of having my own wearable Pip-Boy and was seriously tempted by the ‘Fallout 4’ Pip-Boy Edition, but couldn’t justify the price. Now that I’ve read some reviews, and had a chance to look at one in person, I’m very glad that I didn’t splurge. While it works nicely and, with some distressing paint, would be great for cosplay, it isn’t practical or comfortable to wear while gaming. I still want a Pip-Boy-type device, so, instead of buying or building a wearable device, I’m working on a desktop model. Read More
We all know that Black Friday is the name of the most frenzied shopping day of the year, but is there a name for the day everyone returns their gifts to exchange for something they actually wanted? As a family we’ve scaled way back on how much we spend for Christmas so there are no gifts for us to return, but we did end up with some cash and gift cards to liquidate. Read on for our suggestions of things that you most likely did not receive for the holidays, but may make your 2016 a little geekier than 2015. Read More
A bounty hunter and his prisoner are stranded in a cabin with six other people during a blizzard. None of these eight get along with each other well at all. What else should you know before you see the film? Read More
Amazon Prime can help, but this close to Christmas the warehouses and carriers are swamped so you may not get the package until late. Read on for a few suggestions below that might help you out of a last minute jam.
Gamestop is a one-stop shop for all your gaming needs, but if you take your kid a week or two before the holidays you can gain valuable insight into what games they are currently excited about. Read More
As a geek I’m often most comfortable in jeans and a t-shirt, but occasionally I choose to dress up. Read on to see some of the apparel and hygiene products that we are partial to. Read More