Bean Bags: A Favourite with Gamers Everywhere

You know how it is, you race home from school, college or work for some well-earned gaming time and just as you relax and get into your gamer’s groove, numbness and discomfort start creeping into your limbs like Bond on a stealth mission. It happens to the best of us. Image source But you can […]

How To Bring Out The Geek In You With Your Dream Wedding

Your wedding is going to be a day you never forget. Not only is it a special day for you and the person you love, but you’ll also get a chance to spend the day with everyone who’s close to the two of you. Most importantly, the day is an opportunity to show off the […]

Slower Than Light: Not Your Usual Sci-Fi Game

Science fiction is fascinating genre, and space is one of its most popular settings. As in most genres, the tales we hear about in these speculative stories are meant to tie back to our lives, to help us explore the issues and concerns that we struggle with through the lense of a setting and environment […]

The Geekiest Engagement and Wedding Rings of Our Time

Nerds are challenging the traditional selection of a diamond for their rings, and ditching sparkling rocks in favor of designs that more accurately express their devotion to certain fandoms. In response to the demand, metal and gem artisans are finding new consumer niches within the ring industry. You can’t log on to Etsy or Pinterest […]

5 Fantasy Swords That Will Brighten Up Your Wall

I’m sitting here looking at the bare walls of our relatively new home, thinking of how to make things a little more interesting. There is, of course, the usual – paintings. But, why go for “usual” when you can actually do better? If you’re a fantasy fan, and you like swords (who doesn’t?), then here […]

Earthlock: Festival of Magic – Classic Turn-Based RPG with a Couple of Twists

Editor’s Note:  This post is written by Erik Hoftun, Head of Snow Castle Studios, Producer, Earthlock: Festival of Magic.  It is quite an undertaking for a small studio like ours to take on such a big project as Earthlock. Why are we doing it? – Because the whole team really wants to make the game that […]

How Game Rentals Are Helping Gamers Save a Ton of Money

Although gaming is nothing new, the ability to play video games on all sorts of recent mobile technology has ensured that the gaming industry has continued to grow. Despite their seeming ubiquity, many people are not aware that they don’t necessarily have to pay for brand-new games outright. More and more gamers are deciding to […]

3D Biology: From The Microscope To The Printer.

This is a guest post by Louise Hughes who currently has a Kickstarter campaign for Human Chromosome Jewellery Microscopy is a staple technology in the biological sciences and is not only informative but often quite beautiful. There are now numerous different types of microscopy used to study biology, the main ones using a beam of […]

Win a copy of Euphoria:Build a Better Dystopia!

Build a city, enhance allegiances, and expand control using worker dice in this dystopian-themed board game for 2-6 players. Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia is a Kickstarter funded board game that smashed  it’s funding target multiple times over. The game was designed by Jamey Stegmaier and Alan Stone of Stonemaier games and they have very kindly […]

Weight Loss and Fitness Apps For Geeks

Fitness, calorie counting, and activity tracking are in the realm of the tech-obsessed, with gadgets like Fitbit, Jawbone Up, Nike’s FuelBand, and other devices hitting electronic stores worldwide. Now, instead of wondering passively about your health, you can check several mobile apps to get the full rundown on your weight trends, calories left for the […]