Tabletop Review: ‘Escape the Dark Castle’ Returns to Kickstarter

Tabletop Review: ‘Escape the Dark Castle’ Returns to Kickstarter

‘Escape the Dark Castle’ is a card and dice game inspired by old-school ‘Dungeons & Dragons’-style role-playing games and ’80s sword and sorcery books and movies. The players are all prisoners trying to escape by getting past guards, monsters, traps, and other horrors. Prisoners must cooperate to defeat monsters and survive traps, for you will all escape, or all fail together. ‘Escape the Dark Castle’ returns to Kickstarter with 3 expansions and other great add-ins! Read More

Will Circus’ Story End, or Just Turn the Page?

Will Circus’ Story End, or Just Turn the Page?

Recently, Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus announced they will be shutting down their traveling circus this year. Their two touring shows, ‘Circus XTREME’ and ‘Out of This World,’ will conclude their final tours in May. While this may be the most obvious sign of the changing face of the circus, it is hardly the first. Read More

New York and New Jersey Prepare for Heroes & Villains Fan Fest

New York and New Jersey Prepare for Heroes & Villains Fan Fest

The Heroes & Villains Fan Fest convention debuted in San Jose last November and is coming to the New York/New Jersey area this January (and to Chicago in March). The brainchild of actor Stephen Amell (Oliver Queen/The Green Arrow on ‘Arrow’), this is a convention for the fans of super hero television shows, movies, and comics. Read More

Meet Buzz, a “Pixel Pal” You Can Build and Program

Meet Buzz, a “Pixel Pal” You Can Build and Program

Soldering Sunday’s new Pixel Pal Buzz is a cute robot-shaped circuit board with two LED lights for eyes and a belly button buzzer, available now through Kickstarter. Pixel Pals are fun and educational kits that develop STEAM skills. Buzz starts with a few easy components to solder, but unlike most starter kits, it keeps growing from there. Read More