Saturday, May 31, 2014

Reading Rainbow Kickstarter

So, the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter is doing quite well but there's no reason it cannot do better.  See more here!

Friday, May 30, 2014

Adult Swim Cast for Team Unicorn Announced

The Nerdist website reports that Adult Swim has announced the cast for the pilot episode of Team Unicorn Action Fun Hour! Read more here!

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Job Opportunities - Gaming and Publishing

A couple of job opportunities have recently come to my attention that I thought I would pass them along.  The first is a manager's position at a local game store, Lake Geneva Games, that has been posted to Craig's List and the other includes three job openings at Tor Publishing.  See more here and here!

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

12 More 2014 Sci-Fi Films

Den of the Geek is kind enough to remind us that there are "12 sci-fi still to look forward to in 2104." See more here!

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

New Series Based on the Librarian Films

There is a new series based on the Librarian movies that starred Noah Wyle.  More details here!

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Sunday Funnies - More Game of Thrones Humor

A couple weeks ago, I pointed out some Game of Thrones humor and this week a little more of the same. Over on, they recently ran an article on some humorous webstinations for Game of Thrones fans here!  And there is a whole list of GoT comics here!  Enjoy!

John Kovalic has also weighed in with a Dork Tower strip featuring a new Game of Thrones RPG here!

If you missed the YouTube video from Bad Lip Reading when it came out last October, or the extended scenes from the same send up, enjoy!

And, finally, it should be noted that the A.V. Club cited an interview from the HBO Production Blog with official Game Of Thrones linguist David J. Peterson, in which he confesses to a Monty Python reference on the show here!

Saturday, May 24, 2014

R2-D2 projector keyboard

Over on CNet, there is a recent article titled "R2-D2, you're our only hope for a droid projector keyboard." See more here!

Friday, May 23, 2014

Memorial Day Weekend Sale

Starting right away, Creative Mountain Games is holding a Memorial Day Weekend Sale on electronic offerings at (some items as low as one dollar!) and also at the CMG eBay store.  See more here and on eBay here!

Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Miniature Market Spring Clearance Sale

The Miniature Market is having their big Spring Clearance Sale and that means tons of saving on thousands of items, and not just miniatures.  They've got boardgames and RPGs too.  See more here then check on the left to download a spreadsheet of all the sale items.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Bernard Cornwell Discusses The Warrior Chronicles

Over on, Bernard Cornwell discusses his series, The Warrior Chronicles.  Read more here!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

‘Blade Runner’ Sequel with Ridley Scott and Possibly Harrison Ford

So it appears there is a possibility of a ‘Blade Runner’ sequel that would include the talents of both Ridley Scott and Harrison Ford. Ford is the current hold out. Read more here!

Monday, May 19, 2014

$35 Million Trekkie Starship Home

Over on, they recently featured a "$35 Million Trekkie Starship Home." See more here!

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Sunday Funnies - Doraleous and Associates Season Finale

Last week marked the season finale of Doraleous and Associates and included a great battle sequence and lots of humor.  Watch the episode below or the full 49 episodes through the playlist here!

Saturday, May 17, 2014

The Gamers: Hands Of Fate Necktie

Jen Page wore a specific necktie during the filming of The Gamers: Hands Of Fate.  It is blood red and little crossbows all over it.  Thus, it is very cool in and of itself.  However, she has put it up on eBay and is sending 10% of the proceeds to Save the Children: Emergency Response, so that makes it even cooler.  See more here!

Friday, May 16, 2014

Harry Potter Spin-Off

Just an early heads up, indeed, to let everyone know the Harry Potter spin-off, Fantastic Beast has been given a release date of November 18, 2016.  Mark your calendars and read more here!

Thursday, May 15, 2014

What's the Deal with Net Neutrality?

Over on the gisikw YouTube channel, Kevin goes into good detail explaining "What's the Deal with Net Neutrality?" Enjoy!

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Mike Schley Prints Available

Illustrator and cartographer, Mike Schley, has a new store where he has made a selection of prints available for purchase.  See more here!

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Gen Con's Preliminary Event Schedule

To check out Gen Con's preliminary event schedule, you can go to your Gen Con website account or simply go here!

Monday, May 12, 2014

Machiavelli: The Graphic Novel Kickstarter

While I just learned of this, there is precious little time left for Machiavelli: The Graphic Novel Kickstarter, so Don MacDonald would like you to see more here!

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Sunday Funnies - Star Wars Cantina Auditions

One of the many funny things to come out of May the Fourth was College Humor's Star Wars Cantina Band Auditions on their YouTube channel. Enjoy!

Saturday, May 10, 2014

TED Talks on Storytelling

Some folks on Facebook recently Shared a playlist of Storytelling Ted Talks.  See more here!

Friday, May 9, 2014

N.Y. Times on Boardgaming Boom

The New York Times has a new article discussing the recent rise of boardgaming and how tech is helping drive the drive.  See more here!

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Gary Con VII Dates Announced

The dates for Gary Con VII have been announced and it will take place March 25 - 29, 2015.  Read more about Gary Con here!

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Tony DiTerlizzi's The Battle for WondLa

For those who have been waiting, and for those catching up, Tony DiTerlizzi's The Battle for WondLa is available now on Amazon here!

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Kickstarter Roundup - Cthulhu ABCs, Calamityware, More Fantasy Coins, Evolution, and Tabletop Towns Containers

With over three weeks to go, you might want to get in on Kennon James very-nearly-funded Kickstater project called "Cthulhu ABCs." Check out this hoot here!

If you haven't seen them already, you need to have a look a the Kickstarter for Calamityware, a line of commemorative plates featuring flying monkeys, giant robots, voracious sea monsters, pirates in the neighborhood, UFO invasions, and more.  Read this one carefully when you see more here!

After already having one successful "Rare Elements RPG Fantasy Currency & Coins" Kickstarter, there is now another in the works. See more here!

North Star Games has their Evolution Kickstarter already well-funded with tons of time left ot get in on it.  See more here!

Finally, from the good folks at Tabletop Towns comes a new Kickstarter for fold-slat containers.  See more here!

Monday, May 5, 2014

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Sunday Funnies - Game of Thrones Humor

I've run into a number of humorous takes on A Game of Thrones recently, so I have collected them here for this edition of the Sunday Funnies.  First up, a quick comic from -

Next, from just before this season began, the rather confused look at the story so far from College Humor -

Also, from a couple years back, here's a fun little video showing a "Jaime Lannister vs. Eddard Stark Lightsaber Duel" with a "John Williams Score."

Saturday, May 3, 2014

2014 Baen Fantasy Adventure Award

This is the inaugural year for the Baen Fantasy Adventure Award. If you can put together a fine short story, according to their guidelines, and submit it, you might be a winner. Read more here!

Friday, May 2, 2014

Free Comic Book Day 2014

As per their website - Free Comic Book Day is a single day . . .
The first Saturday in May each year - when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE* to anyone who comes into their stores. *Check with your local comic book shop for their participation and rules.
Learn more here on their Facebook page and here on their website!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

2014 Spring (Mini-)Gaming Hoopla

Starting tomorrow, for three days, do your best too make it to the Johnstown Community Center for a wonderful weekend of gaming.  See more here!