Conventions

Stories From Conventions: D&D at OzCC

Sometimes we have stories from conventions that don't fit our usual categories. Like when a D&D campaign was derailed by…

A Few Thanks to Dragon Con Attendees

Another Dragon Con in the books, and there are a few people we'd like to thank...

SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show

Australia has one niche geeky convention that refuses to be like the others... And we love it! Welcome to SMASH!…

Attend Dragon Con Virtually With a Streaming Membership

Even if you're not at Dragon Con this year, you can get a taste at home with a streaming membership.…

Highlights of Boston Comic Con: Veronica Taylor and Artist’s Alley

We had a great time at Boston Comic Con, but the revamped show was not without its logistical challenges.

Go Back to Dragon Con’s Past With This Track History

Wondering (or trying to remember) what Dragon Con used to be like? Take a look at this timeline of the…

Play It Once More: Replay FX With Generation Geek 2.0

Replay FX isn't only the world's greatest arcade; it's a fantastic, fabulous, loud, bright family affair I can't recommend highly…

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Artist Roundup

Here's a handful of artists I've discovered at SDCC this year—and their respective online shops so you can get the…

ConnLUG at ConnectiCon: Building the LEGO Community

This year, seeing ConnLUG at ConnectiCon was the best way to celebrate geeky family joys at one of our favorite…

ConnectiCon Art

Attending cons for Rebecca Angel means enjoying the artistic people in cosplay, illustration, crafts, and more. Check out the photos…

Supanova Comic Con & Gaming 2017

Finally, EG Mum has her post-Supanova Sydney 2017 review of the best artists, cosplayers, merchants, and writers. Lots of photos!

Is Changing the Prop Rules Mid-Con Okay?

Partway through the event, the Denver Comic Con event authorities changed the prop weapons policy to ban replica guns. Was…

Denver Comic Con 2017: Family Cosplay Roundup

Patricia shares her favorite family cosplay and discusses cosplay trends at this year's Denver Comic Con.

Denver Comic Con 2017 – Day 3 Report

Patricia discusses her observations from the last day of Denver Comic Con.

Denver Comic Con 2017 – Day 2 Report

Patricia gives a recap of her experiences at Denver Comic Con on Day 2.

Denver Comic Con 2017: Last Minute Family Tips!

Patricia's excited for Denver Comic Con this weekend! Come find her in costume Saturday for a GeekMom/GeekDad sticker, while supplies…

Supanova: The Sometimes Toxic Culture of Conventions

One media representative rejected by staff at the gate asked why and received a derogatory glance up and down her…

Denver Comic Con Bound? Understand This Year’s Security Changes

Are you Denver Comic Con bound (give us a shout out if you are!)? Be sure to plan ahead for…

‘Star Wars’ Celebration – More Than Just a Convention

Star Wars Celebration is so much more than a convention.

3 Super Sellers at Seattle’s Sakura-Con 2017

Here are just a few booths from Sakura-Con 2017, and their amazing wares waiting for your order even if you…

PAX East 2017: ICYMI GeekMom Went Live Again!

GeekMom Karen brings the round up of FB Live videos from PAX East 2017 showing all the best that she…

How DC Collectibles Kindly Surprised Me at Toy Fair 2017

Toy Fair is a month behind us, but my meeting with DC Collectibles and personal tour by Jim Fletcher needed…

An Introvert’s Lessons From the Con: Days 2, 3, and 4

Part Two, Three & Four: the trials of wearing gauntlets, mingling with heroes, and finding your dewback a seat at…

Paneling at PAX

From chickens to education to splitting on bricks, Rebecca Angel learned (?) a lot about gaming at various panels at…

PAX East Panel 2017: Gaming with Your Kids

GeekMoms A.J., Anika, Corrina, Karen and Rebecca all chat about the value of gaming with your kids - both board…

PAX EAST 2017 Exclusive: ‘We Happy Few’s Sam Abbott

GeekMom Karen sits down at PAX East 2017 to talk with Sam Abbot from Compulsion Games about 'We Happy Few,'…

3 Brilliant Booths at Emerald City Comicon 2017

Three booths at Emerald City Comicon caught my eye this year, and lucky for everyone, they offer their amazing wares…

The 501st Legion: Bad Guys Doing Good at Emerald City Comicon

The 501st Legion teamed up with other local groups to create a Star Wars experience unlike any other -- all…

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