Samantha Bryant

You Got Your Christmas on my Chanukah!

I married a nice Catholic boy a decade ago. For ten or so years now, we've been doing both Christmas…

December 27, 2016

Review: ‘No Thank You, Evil’: The Adventure Continues

A new expansion is available for 'No Thank You, Evil!' Well worth the investment.

November 8, 2016

Ten Years of Gaming at Atomic Empire

To get over the #GenCant blues, we celebrated ten years in the game store business with our friends at Atomic…

August 7, 2016

We Have a Winner: Manly Wade Wellman Award

John G. Hartness, an author from Charlotte, North Carolina, was just awarded the 2016 Manly Wade Wellman Award for speculative…

July 22, 2016

Thank You ‘No Thank You, Evil!’

'No Thank You, Evil!' is an excellent starter kit for gamers who want a role-playing campaign that works for the…

July 20, 2016

Review: Mad Libs: The Game

Mad Libs: The Game is a safe game for all audiences, if a little mild for more experienced gamers.

March 22, 2016

Review: Hello Fresh Meal Service

Hello Fresh is a meal subscription service offering healthy meals with organic ingredients. All the ingredients are delivered to your…

February 8, 2016

Extra Life Gaming Marathon: Followup

Extra Life Game Day 2015 was a grand success, raising more than six million dollars.

November 9, 2015

Extra Life Gaming Marathon: Play Games. Heal Kids.

Extra Life is a fundraising push initiated by Sarcastic Gamer and benefitting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals throughout the country.

October 24, 2015

‘Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn’: Game Review

Ashes is a game for 2-4 players with quick set up, easy to understand game organization, and high levels of…

August 17, 2015

‘Storm Hollow’: A Storytelling Game for the Whole Family

'Storm Hollow' is clever in a child-appealing way, without being adult-alienating. In other words, it's a great game for parents…

August 2, 2015

GenCon Day 2: The Writer’s Symposium

The GenCon Writer's Symposium brings literary luminaries, publishing bigwigs, writers, and fans together to talk about speculative fiction from nearly…

August 1, 2015

Day 1 at Gen Con: The Big Picture

Gen Con is big. Whether you count in attendance (more than 120,000 people), events (more than 11,000), or dollars (more…

July 31, 2015

'Galxyz' Science Education App: A Review

'Galxyz' is a fun new educational app with a science focus for upper elementary age kids. It uses narrative and…

July 22, 2015

It's the End of World… And I Feel Fine

There's a good variety of apocalypse across the triptych. We've got widespread devastation due to illness, alien invasion, zombies, a…

July 8, 2015

ConCarolinas: A Small Con With a Big Heart

ConCarolinas came to Concord, NC, May 29–31, 2015 in a new, more spacious location at the Embassy Suites. The con…

June 1, 2015

‘Splatoon’ Global Testfire: A Lesson in Patience

When we heard that Nintendo was having another Global Testfire of their upcoming game Splatoon on May 23rd, there was…

May 26, 2015

‘iPoe Collection 3’: A GeekDad Review

Fans of Edgar Allan Poe will enjoy the 'iPoe Collection 3,' the latest book-app by iClassics Productions, S.L.

April 20, 2015

How to Throw an Excellent Gaming Party

5 tips for throwing an excellent gaming party.

April 1, 2015

Five Movies for the Entire (Geeky) Family

Five suggestions for movies to enjoy with your entire geeky family, from the seven-year-old to the adults.

February 21, 2015

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