Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Free Comic Book Day 2013

Free Comic Book Day is coming up again on May 4th.  Add your zip code to find local dealers participating in your area here!

Monday, April 29, 2013

Thor: The Dark World Trailer

There is a new trailer for Thor: The Dark World floating around YouTube and the Interverse.  Enjoy!

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Amazon Cracks Down on Short Texts

Some interesting action on the electronic book front for those with shorter works.  Read more here!

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Friday, April 26, 2013

Game of Thrones Theme Variations

A recent article on blastr.com highlighted "11 stunning (and strange) versions of the Game of Thrones theme." Hear more here!

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Lunch Bag Love

Over on ThisIsColossal.com there is a pictorial titled "Graphic Designer Dad Illustrates His Kids’ Lunch Bags Almost Every Day Since 2008." Enjoy it here!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Medieval Weapons Ice Cube Tray

Someone recently pointed me toward a fun little item, the Medieval Weapons Ice Cube Tray. Grab one or more of these ridiculously over=priced indulgences here!

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

WotC Job Board

Looking for work?  Would you like to work for WotC?  Keep an eye on the WotC Careers section of their company's website About page and see if something comes up that suits you.  See more here!

Monday, April 22, 2013

A Short History of Paper Gaming from Greg Costikyan

There is an interesting article on the website of Greg Costikyan titled "A Short History of Paper Gaming." Read it here!

Sunday, April 21, 2013

People Magazine Article Re: D&D from 1980

For a bit of interesting history, there is an article that ran in People Magazine in January of 1980 in the archive section of their website.  Read it here!

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Lovecraftian Horror Novel Kickstarter

Andy Guerriero is going the Kickstareter route to fund a new Lovecraftian horror novel titled "The Darkening." See more here!

Friday, April 19, 2013

Steve Jackson Games Stakeholders' Report

An interesting report this year from Steve Jackson Games in their Stakeholders' Report  See more here!

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Star Trek Into Darkness, Man of Steel, R.I.P.D. Trailers

Some new trailers for Star Trek Into Darkness, Man of Steel, and R.I.P.D. are making the rounds on YouTube.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

April Showers of Savings

This time of year always seems a bit gloomy in my neck of the woods. As Spring comes on, we are often beset by showers. So it seemed like a good time to run a brief sale at 50% off on all CMG offerings as a way to combat the gloom. I hope you find something you like and will find useful to your gaming. Check out the CMG sale here on RPGNow!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Spring 2013 Gaming Hoopla Reminder

If you don't have plans for next weekend, and are in the Southern Wisconsin area, be sure to check out the 2013 Spring Gaming Hoopla.  Read more here!

Monday, April 15, 2013

Lost in Space Robot Costume

Just a little time left getting in on eBay to secure a robot costume styled after the one from the old Lost in Space television series.  See more here!

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Game Time Exhibit

The Game Time exhibit at the National Museum of Play at The Strong will include a copy of an early D&D manuscript.  Read more here!

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Posters from Text

Recently, renown artist Claudio Pozas drew my attention to a website with some interesting posters on display made from the text of the books they were heralding.  See more here!

Friday, April 12, 2013

Sand Flea Robot

Recently on Facebook, a friend pointed me toward a YouTube video of a robot that is dubbed the Sand Flea with good reason.  Enjoy!

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Dungeon Map Fabric

Over on the SpoonFlower.com website, there is a fabric with a dungeon map printed on it for sale.  See more here!

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Short Zombie Film

Here is a short zombie film called Cargo which was a finalist at Tropfest New York.  Enjoy!

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Set Phasers to a Quarter Million

It's been recently report on MSNBC News that a prop phaser rifle from the original Star Trek series has sold at auction for $231,000 which was quite a bit more than expected by anyone.  Read more here!

Monday, April 8, 2013

Eye of Sauron Desk Lamp

There is a fairly pricey desk lamp being shown off on Think Geek that Tolkien fans would love.  Although they don't say that it does, it would be cool if that roving spotlight would actually be honed in on the ring.  They missed a trick if it isn't.  See more here!

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Old TSR Adverts

Over on the Gamers and Grognards blog, there is a recent post collecting many of the old TSR adverts.  See more here!

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Inspiring Students to Build Robots

There is a new video on the JPLnews YouTube channel titled "Inspiring Students to Build Robots" that is just what one might expect, some encouraging words from Bobak Ferdowsi, Curiosity flight director, to students on building robots. Enjoy!

Friday, April 5, 2013

2013 One Page Dungeon Contest

The dates are set and the info all ready for the 2013 One Page Dungeon Contest.  Read more here!

Thursday, April 4, 2013

2013 Origin Awards Nominations

Over on Dave Chalker's blog, the 2013 Origin Awards Nominations are revealed.  Read more here!

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Star Trek Video Game and Tribbles

If you are a Star Trek fan, you'll be interested to see the new spot heralding the Star Trek video game.  Also, be on the lookout this summer for Tribbles!  See more here and here!

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Midwest Geekfest in Mid-Missouri April 20th

Looks like there will definitely be some gaming to be done at the Midwest Geekfest in Mid-Missouri in late April.  Read more here!

Monday, April 1, 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, March 2013 Live Event Excerpt

Peter Jackson dropped a vid on us in the middle of the night regarding The Desolation of Smaug, so I'm spreading the word here.  There are some video questions posed, a couple by special guests kind enough to proffer some difficult questions, which are handled deftly by Peter and his cohorts.  Enjoy!