‘MJ-12: Inception’ — A Cold War With Different Super Powers

‘MJ-12: Inception’ — A Cold War With Different Super Powers

Michael J. Martinez won me over with his ‘Daedalus Trilogy’ that features sailing ships moving between the planets in an alternate universe that has collided with a slightly more familiar universe (where we’ve reached Mars) and the heroes who have discovered something evil that threatens both realities. Now, Martinez has a begun a new trilogy… Read More

New Kickstarter – 3D Printed Buildings From Fat Dragon Games

New Kickstarter – 3D Printed Buildings From Fat Dragon Games

I’ve got a large post coming up in mid-September featuring a number of fantasy RPG gaming aids, and I’ll be covering Fat Dragon Games’ new Kickstarter in a bit more detail in that post. The Kickstarter, however, has already started and there are a number of stretch goals and surprises in store for backers. Read More

O ‘Star Citizen,’ ‘Star Citizen,’ Wherefore Art Thou, ‘Star Citizen’?

O ‘Star Citizen,’ ‘Star Citizen,’ Wherefore Art Thou, ‘Star Citizen’?

We here at GeekDad love a good Kickstarter. We’ve backed hundreds and probably written about even more to alert our readers to projects of interest. We’ve all backed some incredibly successful projects and lost money to some failed ones. Suffice to say, every Geekdad writer probably has an interesting story to tell about Kickstarter. Here’s mine. Read More

Kickstarter Alert: Mutant Crawl Classics – 7 Days Left!

Kickstarter Alert: Mutant Crawl Classics – 7 Days Left!

Back in 1982, a fellow gamer introduced me to TSR’s ‘Gamma World.’ The game took place in an apocalyptic future where radiation had mutated plant and animal life and survivors scraped by using old technology and weapons. I really enjoyed the game and its setting, but it was always difficult to find a group to play with since I didn’t own a copy. Time marched on, and ‘Gamma World’ simply became a good memory. Read More

Thoughts on Southern Fried Gameroom Expo 2016

Thoughts on Southern Fried Gameroom Expo 2016

For the previous two years, the Southern Fried Gameroom Expo has been an outstanding two days of classic pinball and arcade games side-by-side with modern versions of the same style games. This year, however, SFGE also introduced tabletop games to the mix, offering up 14,000 square feet of gaming tables and inviting companies such as Asmodee and Renegade Game Studios to demo their games. Read More

Kickstarter Alert: Megadungeon 4 Terrain Pages

Kickstarter Alert: Megadungeon 4 Terrain Pages

This last weekend, I attended the Free RPG Day event at my local gaming store. Sitting on the table among the other free giveaways was a small booklet from GamingPaper.com. It was a sample booklet of 8.5″ x 11″ terrain sheets that also provided a link to a new Kickstarter called Gaming Paper Megadungeon 4 – Rooftops and Alleyways. Read More