Tag Archives: Firefly

Dear Joss: Please Get Better AKA How ‘Buffy’ Failed Us

Dear Joss: Please Get Better AKA How ‘Buffy’ Failed Us

It’s the role of a good writer, arguably, to torture characters. But there’s a difference in how Whedon tortures his female characters, and it reveals a very troubling pattern. Read More

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Explore the ‘Verse in Firefly: The Game

Explore the ‘Verse in Firefly: The Game

I was late to the party with Firefly—by the time I watched the TV show, it had already been canceled, fans had rallied, and the followup movie Serenity had already been released. But, eventually I caught up with the rest of the world and discovered why everyone loves Mal and his crew so much. It’s kind of like that with Firefly: The Game, too. Read More

The Shiny, the Weird, and the Neoclassic: Role-playing at Gen Con 2014

The Shiny, the Weird, and the Neoclassic: Role-playing at Gen Con 2014

I scheduled a trio of role-playing sessions for my trip to Gen Con this year: a custom Firefly adventure, Monte Cook Games’ “Into the Violet Vale,” a Numenera convention event, and a one-hour Dungeons & Dragons encounter, “Defiance in Phlan.” The Shiny: Firefly This was my introduction to Margaret Weis Productions’ Cortex Plus System, as… Read More

The GeekDad Guide to Geeky Ties

The GeekDad Guide to Geeky Ties

Geekdads aren’t like other dads. By our very nature we’re passionate about our interests and like to show them off whenever we can—and that means when it comes to neckwear, we like our ties geeky.

Necktie Icons by by Michela Tannoia from the Noun Project. CC BY 3.0.
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