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Games as a Priority

Games as a Priority

We can say family time is important, but look at your schedule to find out where your priorities truly lie. It doesn’t take a lot of time or effort to play table-top games with your kids, and the pay-off is close family bonds. Read More

The Dice Section #32: ‘Bad Detectives’

The Dice Section #32: ‘Bad Detectives’

The Dice Section is a podcast about tabletop games and what makes them great. In the latest episode, we revisit to ‘New Bedford’ because it’s our new favorite worker-placin’, city-buildin’, whale-huntin’ game. Then we talk about the winner of 2015’s Tabletop Deathmatch competition, ‘Bad Detectives’, a tile placement game about terrible cops solving a murder in the worst possible way. Read More

ThinkFun’s ‘Escape the Room: Mystery at the Stargazer Manor’

ThinkFun’s ‘Escape the Room: Mystery at the Stargazer Manor’

Escape the Room games originally started as digital adventures. More recently, Escape the Room games have turned into physical adventures for small groups. Players are locked in a room and in order to escape, they must work together to find clues and solve puzzles. These in-person games have become widely popular across the globe. Now, ThinkFun has developed a tabletop Escape the Room game. Read More

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2016

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2016

Father’s Day is rapidly approaching, and we fun folks at GeekDad would like to give you some inspiration for your gifts for Dad this year. From our moms and dads, these gifts range from rugged to hilarious, and we are sure a perfect gift can be found right here. Read More

Keep Those Kids Busy With ThinkFun’s ‘Back Spin’

Keep Those Kids Busy With ThinkFun’s ‘Back Spin’

I don’t know about you guys, but with three kids 8 and under it gets pretty loud around here. I’m always on the quest to find educational activities that will provide a little bit of silence. My favorite way to do this is by using one-player games.

That’s where ThinkFun’s Back Spin comes into play. Read More

It’s Time to Celebrate Pi Day

It’s Time to Celebrate Pi Day

Can you imagine a  better way to spend a sunny Saturday afternoon, the one just before Pi day, than by going to a Pi day celebration at your local university? Well, my eleven-year-old and nine-year-old sons agreed with me that they simply could not, so they donned their Pi Day t-shirts, hopped in the momivan,… Read More