Robin Brooks

Dad of boys, player of games, and reader of books. GeekDad and one half of Agents of Sigmar. Prone to starting things I can't fin

UK Games Expo 2019 Preview

It's nearly time for the UK Games Expo and once more there's a whole lot of awesome family fun to…

Word Wednesday: ‘Hello World’ by Hannah Fry

Hello World by Hannah Fry is a fascinating look at the algorithms that govern our lives. It examines the good and…

5 Reasons to Read ‘Zero Bomb’ by M.T. Hill

'Zero Bomb' is a thought-provoking read about humanity's relationship with technology. Here are 5 reasons why you should read it.

Word Wednesday: ‘Crossing on Time’

For Word Wednesday this week, it's something of an honor to review a book by an author who created one…

5 Reasons to Read ‘Malamander’ by Thomas Taylor

Author Thomas Taylor is back with 'Malamander.' A mystical middle-grade novel set in a seaside town. Here are 5 Reasons…

Word Wednesday “General Knowledge Genius”

Who doesn't love a quiz? Awesome pictures and fascinating facts packaged to promote some healthy competition. It's General Knowledge Genius!

Geek Links: ‘Warhammer Underworlds: Online’ Announced!

'Warhammer Underworlds: Online' is coming to a computer near you soon!

Word Wednesday: ‘Inventing Ourselves’ by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

'Inventing Ourselves' by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. Possibly the book every parent of teenagers should read.

Tales From the Cubicle – Cubicle 7 Turns 10

The first in a new series following the latest news from Cubicle 7, publishers of 'Warhammer' and Middle Earth RPGs.

Word Wednesday: ‘What’s Where On Earth: Dinosaurs.’

DK Books once again prove they are King of the Dinosaurs with the excellent 'What's Where on Earth: Dinosaurs'

5 Reasons to Read ‘Xenos’ by Dan Abnett

'Xenos' by Dan Abnett is considered a Black Library classic. Here are 5 Reasons why you should read it.

Word Wednesday: ‘Meteorites’

'Meteorites' from Firefly Books contains everything you ever wanted to know about lumps of rock that fall from space. It's…

Word Wednesday: DC Ultimate Character Guide

The 'DC: Ultimate Character Guide' offers a great overview of the heroes and villains from the DC Universe. Both the…

Word Wednesday: ‘Bruce Springsteen – The Stories Behind the Songs’

Rolling Stone writer, Brian Hiatt, delivers great insight into The Boss and his music with 'Bruce Springsteen: The Stories Behind…

Word Wednesday: ‘Science is Magic’

'Science is Magic.' An excellent hands-on guide for teaching your children magic tricks and the science behind them.

5 Reasons to Read ‘The Quiet at the End of the World’ by Lauren James

Here are 5 Reasons to Read the excellent 'Quiet at the End of the World,' a deep YA thriller that's…

5 Reasons to Read ‘Kill [Redacted]’ by Anthony Good

'Kill [Redacted]' is a thought-provoking analysis of white male privilege and the shattering effects of terrorism. Here are five reasons…

Games Workshop Invite us to Its World of ‘Warcry’

Games Workshop announce "Warhammer: Age of Sigmar: Warcry" a new fast to play skirmish, narrative game. Here are our initial…

Word Wednesday: ‘The Feminism Book’

Big Ideas, Simply Explained is a fabulous series from DK Books. 'The Feminism Book' is a perfect way to complete…

Word Wednesday: Women: Our History

This Week's Word Is "Women." International Women's Day is this Friday, and to mark it Word Wednesday is devoting three…

5 Reasons to Read ‘The Vela’ From Serial Box

'The Vela' is an exciting politically charged SF novel released via Serial Box. Written by 4 talented writers, here are…

Word Wednesday: ‘So Here I Am’ by Anna Russell

'So Here I Am' is filled with inspirational speeches given by inspirational women from Elizabeth I to Maya Lin, via…

‘Warhammer: Age of Sigmar’ RPG Cover Reveal!

Cover reveal and the exciting first details of Cubicle 7's new 'Warhammer: Age of Sigmar' RPG. Become lightning and hit…

Word Wednesday – ‘Leaders Who Changed History’

'Leaders who Changed History' combines compelling text with top quality production values.It's a remarkable book about remarkable people.

5 Reasons to Read ‘Jinxed’ by Amy McCulloch

'Jinxed' by Amy McCulloch is a tech-savvy YA thriller that reimagines the evolution of mobile technology and the possibilities of…

Games Workshop at the New York Toy Fair 2019

At theNew York Toy Fair Games Workshop revealed new Space Marine Funkos and a trio of new small box games,…

Word Wednesday: ‘A Cat’s Guide to the Night Sky’

For northern hemisphere dwellers, 'A Cat's Guide to the Night Sky' is an engaging book that will encourage your kids…

Tabletop Kickstarter Alert: ‘Pathogenesis’ 2nd Edition

Germs against the human body is a battle that has raged since humanity began. On a microscopic scale, it's a…

Word Wednesday ‘The Atlas of Disease’

There have definitely been more pleasant books discussed for Word Wednesday, but few perhaps quite as geekily fascinating.

Be the Ace of Base With Versatile Terrain

Versatile Terrain offers brilliantly effective name-plates to help your miniatures to stand out from the crowd.