Articles written by Noemi Tasarra-Twigg

Why Free-to-Play Game Platforms Work for Developers

The free-to-play platforms have gained a significant amount of popularity among the gaming community. This is where a developer produces a game that can be played for free but has the capacity to offer more for those that spend money. For instance, many first-person-shooter games are available on Steam. Using real cash, you can get […]

The Best TV Shows For Beginner Geeks

There have been a number of movies and television series over the years that have centered around themes that are, by all accounts, geeky. In some instances, these shows, such as Buck Rogers and Knight Rider, were an early introduction into geek culture for many viewers in the ‘70s and ‘80s. With computers, new electronic […]

9 Great Gifts for the Geek on Your Christmas List

It’s the holiday season again, and the annual race is on to find just the right gift for everyone on your list. If you have someone in your life who can be affectionately referred to as a geek, you might be dealing with a personality that can be fun, and a little nerve-wracking, to shop […]

The Cost of Being a Comic Fan

Let’s admit it, being a comic fan is not cheap. While movies based on comic books are making tons of money, the original content – comics – are not enjoying the same. Thus, prices have to go up as well. The cost of being a comic fan According to John Rogers, Hollywood screenwriter and cofounder […]

Ideas for a Specialty Geek Blog

Geek blogs are all over the place these days, why would you want to start another one that’s just one among the many? I can think of many reasons, but making money is not one of them; so if you’re thinking of starting a geek blog as a money-making activity, you might as well skip […]

Get Ready for Black Friday 2014

Black Friday has always been a shopper’s dream day or worst nightmare, depending on how you approach it. There’s no such thing as preparing for the day when the biggest deals can be found across the country. It used to be that Black Friday was an American “thing”, but in recent years, the practice has […]

Catching Up on The Blacklist – The Show Primer

The perfect time to catch up on The Blacklist TV Show is before Season 2 opens and that time is now. This American crime drama television series premiered on NBC on September 23, 2013. The show created by Jon Bokenkamp has garnered critical acclaim largely because of the performance of its main actor. Television Fanatic […]

King Down Hits Funding Target In Under 24 Hours

  Blood. Greed. Glory. Honor. A game of Kings…and a prequel to chess? This is how Saar Shai leading the team behind the game pitches ‘King Down’ anyway and it looks like his pitch has impressed some people as they have just raced past their funding target of $50,000 USD in less than 24 hours!  […]

GI Joe Toy Posters Hit 300% Of Funding

A Kickstarter campaign for posters of  the GI Joe 1986-87 carded figures, 1982-83 vehicles and 1982-85 file cards is coming into the last 3 days of the campaign and has already reached 300% of it’s funding target. Robert Carson Mataxis has been building his GI Joe fan site 3DJoes.com for the last two years, the site is […]

More Lovecraft For Kids! – Howard Lovecraft & the Three Kingdoms Graphic Novel

  We have more Lovecraft goodness here for fans of his work! Aracana’s popular series of children’s Lovecraft books by Bruce Brown are coming to Kickstarter to seek funding for for hardback editions of their series of books. The story is about a book with unimaginable power that falls into the hands of Howard Lovecraft […]

Great Games You Can Play on Your Ultrabook

Gaming has reached new heights these days, with the average Jane and Joe even running the risk of being labeled as a gaming addict. With the proliferation of tablets and mobile game developers taking advantage of this, it really is no surprise that everyone has gotten into gaming. While playing games on your tablet or […]

Second Class Supers – Fiction Where People Purchase Super Powers

Second Class Supers is the first novel by David Peralty and Annie Knowles. David, a long time blogger and web developer, came up with the idea and his wife, an Educational Assistant of children with special needs, collaborated and refined the story. I constantly mapped out different stories on Google Docs as things I wanted to someday […]

Con*Quest Adventure Journal – A Journal for Comic Cons

What do you do with all the stuff you get from a comic con such as the signed photos, stickers, business cards and other memorabilia? Stuff it in a box? Throw it all in a bag? Wouldn’t it be more practical and way more cooler if you had one place you could keep all this safe as […]

Killer Facts and Odds of Dying [Infographic]

It’s not our intention to be maudlin, but if you watch shows like Penny Dreadful, Grimm, Orphan Black, and the likes, you shouldn’t be too put off by the topic of dying. Then there are those phobias which can make the most staid person you know suddenly freak out. (Are you one of those?) In […]

Tech for the Geek at Heart

The amount of technology that continually enters the market on a daily basis is nothing short of inspiring. In addition to the constant array of smartphones, PCs and other mobile gadgets, new tech also dares to offer other possibilities. Hours Map Whether traveling across the state or across the country, Hours Map has a free […]

Tech Giants Going All Out on Wearable Tech, a Reason for Gadget Geeks to Rejoice!

These are exciting times for gadget geeks, as technology is moving at a faster pace than ever. There is no doubt that wearable tech is at the forefront of the scene, with tech giants throwing their money into research, obtaining patents, and making sure they get ahead of their competitors. Image source Earlier this year, […]

The Best Films of All Time to Watch on UHD TVs

Movies have improved in leaps and bounds over the years. In fact, it’s hard to imagine going back to the bygone era of films where quality was denoted by top-notch acting rather than computer generated special effects. However, a lack of unbelievable special effects does not mean that a film is boring. In fact, we […]

Delta Blue, the New Genre-Bending Web Series

We all love a good genre bend. From the space-westerns of Firefly and Cowboy Bebop to the golden clockwork of Steampunk literature, the classics all have a sense of familiarity and thrilling wonder of the new. Delta Blue is the next step in a long lineage of retro-futuristic depictions of morality, humor, and edge-of-your-seat entertainment. […]

Design an Awesome Ara Project and Get $100,000

First came the official announcement that Google’s Project Ara will be coming soon. It’s the first build it yourself smartphone from the tech giant, and starts at just $50 for a base model “skeleton.” Higher end bases can be scored for $500, which is a paltry sum if you have your eye on the grand […]