Will James

Will is a geeky CosMaker and father of 6-year-old and 3-year-old geeks-in-the-making living in Seattle, Washington. He loves reading, comics, cosplay, games (tabletop and video sorts), and robots - especially Transformers. He's also a custom prop and costume builder at Billythebrick Cosplay.

KidKraft Helps Get Kids Outside

Now that summer is here and school is out, we are constantly looking for ways to get the kids away…

July 26, 2021

Playmobil Playland: Stunt Show

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! Playmobil brings the excitement of monster trucks, crash derby, and motocross with their latest offering---Stunt Show!

July 9, 2021

Playmobil Playland: Back to ‘Back to the Future’

Playmobil has added two new sets to their 'Back to the Future' line-up, further cementing its place in my mind…

June 14, 2021

MoPop Presents ‘Heroes and Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume’

In collaboration with the Walt Disney Archives, MoPop is opening the 'Heroes and Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume'…

June 4, 2021

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Go for a Dig in ‘Fossil Canyon’

'Fossil Canyon' is not only a fun game that blends card management and set collection, bluffing, and press your luck…

June 3, 2021

Playmobil Playland: Officially Licensed Nostalgia Courtesy of Volkswagen

Playmobil's latest officially licensed line-up is definitely going to be a hit with most adults of a certain age as…

March 26, 2021

‘Tom & Jerry: The Movie’ Was a Smash Hit at Our Home

'Tom & Jerry: The Movie' opened in theaters and on HBO Max on February 26th. Warner Bros. was kind enough…

March 15, 2021

Tabletop Review: ‘Your Friend Is Sad’

We can all relate to being sad and having a friend try to cheer us up, or being the friend…

March 10, 2021

KidKraft Study Desk – When a Desk Is More Than a Desk

For our growing kids, a new desk isn't necessarily just a desk. It can be a huge part of transitions…

February 28, 2021

Hasbro Pulse Brings Drizzt Do’Urden to (Toy) Life!

I just got my hands on the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms Drizzt & Guenhwyvar action figure set (exclusively available…

December 17, 2020

Playmobil Playland: Double Advent Calendar Fun!

Our kids love advent calendars and getting a small gift every day leading up to Christmas, and this year we…

November 29, 2020

‘#UpsideDownChallenge Game’ Literally Challenges Your Perception

'#UpsideDownChallenge Game' is a quick, hilarious party game for 2-6 players, ages eight and up that will literally challenge your…

November 20, 2020

Tabletop Alert: ‘Hero Quest’ Gets an Updated Remake Via HasLab

Certainly to the excitement of long-time fans, but also as a way to garner new fans, Hasbro, through their HasLab…

October 14, 2020

Geek Links: ‘Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey’

As someone who doesn't normally like Christmas movies, I cannot express how excited my entire family and I are for…

October 11, 2020

Tabletop for Kids: ‘Pizza Party Throwdown’

'Pizza Party Throwdown' is a fun, quick dexterity game for 1-4 players, ages four and up and only takes a…

October 5, 2020

Inspire Young Chemists With the Colorful Crystal Lab from Ooze Labs

Ooze Labs' Colorful Crystal Lab is one of four super fun STEM kits to bring out the budding scientist in…

September 24, 2020

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Galaxy Hunters’ Adds ‘New Ways to Hunt’ Expansion

'Galaxy Hunters' has just added an expansion, New Ways to Hunt, to their mech piloting, mutant hunting, space-based worker placement game…

September 5, 2020

Playmobil Playland: ‘Scooby-DOO!’ Adventure in the Mystery Mansion Playset

Playmobil's newest addition to their Scooby-DOO line is the huge Adventure in The Mystery Mansion Playset. Our kids absolutely adore the Scooby-DOO…

September 3, 2020

Free DC FanDome Virtual Fan Con This Weekend

DC is taking virtual conventions to the next level with their huge, free DC FanDome event split between this weekend,…

August 21, 2020

Playmobil Playland: ‘Back to the Future’

Playmobil's new 'Back to the Future' sets are far and away my favorite of their licensed sets they've made so…

July 20, 2020

‘Trolls World Tour’ Blu-Ray Combo Pack Giveaway

'Trolls World Tour' released on Digital on June 23, and on 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ and DVD on July 7th,…

July 8, 2020

Playmobil Playroom: EverDreamerz

Playmobil's EverDreamerz is a new line of Playmobil set around five friends who travel to a dream world full of…

May 31, 2020

‘Star Wars’ Family Costuming

What better way to celebrate May the Fourth than to take a trip down memory lane and our family's 'Star Wars'…

May 4, 2020

Playmobil Playroom: Scooby-Doo!

Playmobil's Scooby-Doo! sets are the perfect way to get excited about the upcoming 'Scoob!' film!

March 8, 2020

‘Frozen 2’ Blu-Ray Combo Pack Giveaway

'Frozen 2' releases on Digital in 4K Ultra HD™, HD and Movies Anywhere on February 11, and on 4K Ultra…

February 10, 2020

Geek Links: ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Final Season Trailer

If you're a Star Wars fan, then you probably already know that the next BIG thing is almost here - 'The Clone…

January 22, 2020

‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ New Book Releases and Giveaway

If you're a fan of 'The Dark Crystal,' you've probably already watched the new series, 'The Dark Crystal: Age of…

December 15, 2019

Lorica Clothing Lets You Be an Everyday Knight

As a cosplayer and historian (I have a Medieval History degree), Lorica Clothing's unique spin on athleisure wear caught my…

November 10, 2019

Playmobil Playroom: Christmas Bakery

Playmobil's Christmas Bakery is a great way to get into the holiday spirit and even make some Christmas cookies!

November 5, 2019

‘Minecraft: The Exhibition’ Gets Its World Premiere at MoPop

'Minecraft: The Exhibition' opened this past weekend at MoPop in Seattle and will run until September 2020. The exhibit features…

October 21, 2019

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