Tom Fassbender

Tom Fassbender is a writer and avid hiker who has traveled the world with his family. He's constantly on the lookout for a decent hamburger and is always up for an adventure. He lives in Los Angeles.

Build Your Own (Mini) Fire Lookout Tower

If you enjoy the aesthetics of the iconic fire lookout tower, then Houha Designs has a model designed just for…

June 26, 2021

Late to the Game: ‘Days Gone’

When 'Days Gone' was offered for free on Playstation Plus in April 2021, it piqued my interest enough to warrant…

May 20, 2021

Geek Watch: The Bremont Hawking

The Bremont Hawking is a fabulous watch, built with precision, craftsmanship, and attention to detail, that honors one of the…

February 12, 2021

A Darker Shade of ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

'Darkest Dungeon Apprentice Level Monster Manual' offers D&D 5E stat blocks for more than 60 beasts from 'Darkest Dungeon,' making…

November 11, 2020

‘Pathfinder 2E’ Humble Bundle Committed to Diversity and Social Justice

Get a digital edition of the award-nominated 'Pathfinder 2E Core Rulebook' for just $5 with a Humble Bundle benefiting three…

July 22, 2020

13 Geeky Watches — Fifth Edition

Many of us are finding we have a little extra time on our hands these days. That means this is…

March 27, 2020

Glass Cannon Live: An Appreciation

I never thought I'd be sitting in the audience watching a group of people play a role-playing game on stage.…

October 5, 2019

The Final ‘Game of Thrones’ Fantasy League—Week 6

This is it! The last installment of the Game of 'Game of Thrones' Fantasy League. There can be only one…

May 24, 2019

The Final ‘Game of Thrones’ Fantasy League—Week 5

It's the penultimate game in this contest we call the Final 'Game of Thrones' Fantasy League, and things aren't going…

May 17, 2019

The Final ‘Game of Thrones’ Fantasy League—Week 4

Upsets and comebacks were the order of the day during the fourth contest of the Game of 'Game of Thrones'…

May 10, 2019

The Final ‘Game of Thrones’ Fantasy League — Week 3

Here's the breakdown of the Final 'Game of Thrones' Fantasy League for week 3—the darkest episode in the series history.

May 3, 2019

The Final ‘Game of Thrones’ Fantasy League — Week 2

Week two of our final 'Game of Thrones' Fantasy League was marked by big scores and massive upsets.

April 26, 2019

Return to the Battlefield: A ‘Game of Thrones’ Fantasy League Rematch

'Game of Thrones' is back! And so is Fantasizr's Game of 'Game of Thrones' Fantasy League. We take to the…

April 19, 2019

Don’t Pass Up the ‘Pathfinder’ 10th Anniversary Humble Bundle

Get up to $505 of 'Pathfinder RPG' manuals and adventures with the 'Pathfinder' 10th Anniversary Humble Bundle.

March 1, 2019

Learn to Draw with Robbie Lee’s ‘Drawing Made Easy’

Artist Robbie Lee's new book, 'Drawing Made Easy: How to Draw from Observation and Imagination,' is a fantastic foray into…

December 12, 2018

13 Geeky Watches — Fourth Edition

The latest batch of interesting, unusual, and geeky watches for the chronometer-inclined among us.

September 29, 2018

Kickstarter Alert: ‘The Expanse’ RPG From Green Ronin

Green Ronin has launched a Kickstarter campaign for an eagerly anticipated role-playing game version of James S. A. Corey's 'The…

July 29, 2018

The Lightsaber Archive: Know Your Lightsaber

The Lightsaber Archive is where the serious Star Wars aficionados can get the lowdown on all things saber-related (as well…

December 14, 2017

Kickstarter Alert: X-PAK, the Ultimate Backpack Alternative

A look at the Kickstarter campaign for the well-designed X-PAK ONE and X-PAK PRO from Code of Bell.

December 6, 2017

Prepare for ‘Blade Runner 2049’ With This Trio of Short Films

Before you see 'Blade Runner 2049,' be sure to watch this trio of 'Blade Runner' short films that set the…

October 6, 2017

Geekdad Passport: Four Corners Monument

I've long been fascinated by the Four Corners quadripoint in the United States. So when we planned a three-week adventure…

July 21, 2017

Karma Drifts Away from Refuel

Karma has modified their data plans once again. This time, Refuel is out and Drift, a lightweight monthly plan perfect…

June 1, 2017

Cooking with Jake: The Perfect ‘Adventure Time’ Sandwich

What goes into making Jake's Perfect 'Adventure Time' Sandwich? Chef Andrew Rea of 'Binging with Babish' shows us how it's…

April 12, 2017

Enter the Sting Zone With Coyote Peterson

Follow the exploits of Coyote Peterson as he adventures into the Sting Zone, a quest to experience the most painful…

March 15, 2017

Expanding the Universe With ‘The Expanse’ LEGO Spaceships

Check out these fantastic LEGO spaceship creations based on the 'The Expanse' universe.

February 15, 2017

3 Incredibly Useful USB Dongles

The three inexpensive, invaluable, and incredibly useful USB dongles I use every day.

February 2, 2017

‘The Man in the High Castle’ Second Season Streams Today!

'The Man in the High Castle' season two is available for streaming from Amazon Prime starting today!

December 16, 2016

Karma Go Adds Premium Features

Karma introduces premium features for the Karma Go mobile hotspot to address the device's biggest drawbacks.

December 10, 2016

Amazon Announces ‘The Man in the High Castle’ Season 2 Release Date

Amazon has announced the 10-episode second season of its Emmy Award-winning series, 'The Man in the High Castle' will be…

October 10, 2016

13 Geeky Watches — Third Edition

A presentation of 13 geeky and interesting—yet un-smart—watches for those chrono-geeks among us.

September 24, 2016

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