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‘Gloom of Thrones’: a Card Game to Conquer the Realm

Atlas Games adds to its already great list of options for their game 'Gloom' with 'Gloom of Thrones!'

Kickstarter Alert: Check Out Robo Wunderkind’s LEGO-Compatible Robot Building and Programming Kit for Young Creators

Check out this Kickstarter campaign for a LEGO-compatible robotics building and programming platform designed for kids. [Sponsored]

Kickstarter Alert: 3D Print Your Own Amazing Draconic Dice Crypt for Truly Epic Game Nights

Check out this Kickstarter campaign for this amazing 3D-printable Draconic Dice Crypt and boost your game night cred to the…

Narrative And Early Access: Supergiant’s Greg Kasavin Discusses ‘Hades’ Development

In our chat with Creative Director Greg Kasavin, we discuss Supergiant's recent game, Hades, and how early feedback impacts game development.

HyperX Introduces New Rose Gold Lifestyle Headset

HyperX Introduces New Rose Gold Lifestyle Headset that goes beyond just being a great headset for gamers but one of…

Review – The Terrifics #21: 80’s Boogie

The Terrifics are sent catapulting through time, but Bizarro's master plan could have far bigger consequences.

‘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…

Tabletop Kickstarter Alert: ‘Block Happy’

What is Block Happy? Emotions sit at the center of Block Happy, a card game for 2-5 players. Players compete to collect…

Word Wednesday: Smells

'You Smell!' and 'Poo!' two excellent books that will help slake your child's fascination with bodily functions.

Game Creation is Doodlematic Gameplay

Teaching the other side of game creation – Doodlematic can help teach game design and dynamics to complement coding skills…

Want to Play STEM-Based Games On a Tablet With Your Kids? Check Out the Codynamic Kickstarter Campaign

Share tablet time with your kids and play fun, STEM-based games that will delight and engage them. Designed by parents…

‘Wisdom from Mom’ – Advice for Living: Something for Pretty Much Everyone

Jenny Bristol's latest book, her first foray into non-fiction, gives us nice reminders that everyone can use a little wisdom…

Geek Links: Ezra Klein Interviews xkcd’s Randall Munroe

Popular geek Randall Munroe exposes a bit about how his mind works Courtesy: The Ezra Klein Show podcast

Creating Epic Names for Fiction—8 Great Ideas

Need help finding an epic name for your fantasy or sci-fi character? The author offers 8 sources of inspiration for…

Word Wednesday ‘Flight’ by Zack Scott

'Flight' by Zack Scott offers a detailed look at the physics and engineering of flight. It's a sumptuous visual history…

Pop-Up Magazine: The Escape Issue

Pop-Up Magazine is back this month with its first themed tour: The Escape Issue.

Kickstarter Alert: Codynamic Brings Family-Friendly STEM Games To Your Tablet

Check out this Kickstarter campaign for an engaging two-player app aimed at parents and kids sharing STEM learning and quality…

Voice Actor Crispin Freeman Discusses Mythology Scholarship and How Myths Affect Popular Culture

Veteran voice actor Crispin Freeman discusses his interest in mythology, and how myths have shaped stories in popular culture.

Breaking News: Toys Evolve for Real, Rizmo Grows Up

Innovative Rizmo evolves with help from kids, growing and changing its appearance. Rizmo’s interactive and nurturing play involves kids with…

Review – Hawkman #16: Into the Darkness

As Hawkman and Shade descend into the Shadowlands, a deeper corruption takes root.

‘SK Hynix Gold S31’ Solid State Hard Drive Review

Hynix releases a high-quality SSD at a wonderfully affordable price with the new Gold S31

Author Alice Oseman Discusses Her Graphic Novel ‘Heartstopper’ as Scholastic Announces US Release

Alice Oseman, author of ‘Solitaire’, ‘Radio Silence’, and more, chatted with us about her visual novel, ‘Heartstopper’, now coming to…

Word Wednesday: ‘The Truth Pixie Goes to School’

'The Truth Pixie Goes to School' A wonderful rhyming children's story that extol's the virtues of being the "best you…

‘iLive IAHG39B’ Gaming Headset Review

iLive brings a new gaming headset to compete in the sub-$25 Dollar Market, the iLive IAHG39B.

A Discussion with Steve Gianaca on the History and Mission of Flame Con

Flame Con chair Steve Gianaca discusses the convention's history, and its mission to provide an inclusive space for queer comics…

Word Wednesday: ‘My Very Important World’

DK's 'My Very Important World' is perfect for explaining the world to our children, whilst putting them at the heart…

Review – Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice #2: Life on the Farm

Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice #2 - Jeff Lemire, Writer; Michael Walsh, Artist; Nate Piekos, Colorist Ray - 9/10…

‘Pathfinder Second Edition,’ Another Critical Success for Paizo!

Dynamic combat, interesting magic items, highly customizable characters, and a streamlined game!

Altec Lansing SoundBucket XL is an Extra-Large Container of Audio

We may have found our favorite outdoor party speaker yet in the Altec SoundBucket XL. It has all the features I…

5 Reasons to Read – ‘The Monster Who Wasn’t’ by T C Shelley

'The Monster Who Wasn't' is steeped in folk-tale legend. Reminiscent of great classic children's stories, here are 5 reasons to…