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Tabletop Season Three Premieres with Tokaido!

It’s finally here! Our third season of Tabletop officially kicks off today, with Tokaido. I love this game so much, and I hope we captured the beauty, balance, and wonderful mix of strategy and guile that goes into each turn. I played with my pal Chris Kluwe, J. August Richards (who some of you may […]

I helped make a thing that’s funny

Newcastle teamed up with Caledonian Brewery in Scotland to make a Scotch Ale, and they hired me to tell you about it. We made a pair of really funny videos together, and this is one of them. I’m super proud of this, because I helped write it, and got to improvise a lot of the … … Continue reading ?

Let’s Talk About Tonight’s Geeky TV: ‘Arrow’ Is ‘Guilty’

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

WhenwelastleftArrow,theshowrevealedtheanswertothecentralmysteryofthisseason:WhokilledSaraLance?Ofcourse,it’sabitmorecomplicatedthanthat,andwe’llbelivebloggingaccordingly.Whatelseisonforusgeeks,however?AlltimesareEastern.8pmArrow,TheCW:RoymaybetheTylerDurdenoftheArrowverse,althoughwesuspectthisepisodewillwalkthatback,ifonlyalittle.

‘Bloodborne’ Has A Thankfully Brief Delay

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

2015promisestobeanexcitingyearforgames,partiallybecauseallthegameswewereexcitedforin2014gotdelayedtonextyear.Andthedelaysarestillcoming,asBloodborne,themostexcitingexclusiveforthePS4we’veseen,hasgottenpushedback.Butnotforlong.Yep,BlShow More Summary

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ trailer: Ultron threatens human extinction

An extended version of the “Avengers: Age of Ultron” trailer is out, offering a few more seconds of the villainous […]

It's Time For Another Episode In Rosetta And Philae's Adventures!

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It's time for the latest installment in Rosetta and Philae's adorable cartoon series. After insisting the spacecraft wake up, impatiently demanding to know if it was there yet?!, telling stories to pass the time, and finally arriving, it's time to get giddy about Philae's impending landing on a comet. Read more...

Let’s Talk About Tonight’s Geeky TV: ‘The Flash’ Detonates ‘Plastique’

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Afterabriefbreak,TheFlashreturnswithawholebunchofnewepisodes.Andtonight’sisaboutaFrench-Canadianterroristwhoblowsthingsup.We’llbelivebloggingBarrypunchingtheFrench,andwhilewe’rehere,let’slookatwhatelseisontonightforusgeeks.AlltimesareEastern.8pmTheFlash,TheCW:Plastiqueisusuallyavillain,buthere,atleast,sheappearstobethetargetofanunethicalmilitaryscientist.

Regarding Anonymous Gaming Trolls, Tabletop, and More

So it turns out that this week is full of stuff that I would like to share with you, Internet. First, I wrote a column for The Washington Post about how anonymous trolls are poisoning the video game community, and what we can do about it. Anonymity, in some cases a key civil liberty, also […]

‘Assassin’s Creed: Rogue’ Launch Trailer Makes The Assassins Look Pretty Bad

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Shay,ouranti-heroforAssassin’sCreedRogue,hasflippedsidesandjoinedtheTemplars.Andithonestlylookslikehe’sgotexcellentreason,ifthelaunchtrailerisanyindication.We’veseenbeforethatsomethingtheAssassinstrytopulloffgoeshorriblywrong,asin“blowsupawholetown”wrong,whichisaprettybadshadeofwrongtobepaintedwith.

‘Warcraft’ Officially Has A Cast. And Posters!

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Warcrafthasbeenintheworksforquiteawhile;ifyoudigontheInternet,youcanfindrumorsofamoviegoingbacktothelate’90s.And,yes,it’sfinallyhappening,astheytrytobreakthroughandmakeavideogamemoviethatisn’tutterlyterrible.And,hey,ifnothingelse,they’vegotthecastforit.

Katniss Is Leading A War In The New ‘Mockingjay Part One’ Clip

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Katnissismeetinghercameracrewandshootinghovercraftsfromtheskyinnewfootagefrom TheHungerGames:MockingjayPartOne.Inthefirstclip,KatnissismeetingCressida(NatalieDormer),therebellion’spropagandadirector,andhercameracrewincludingMessallaShow More Summary

Meet The Man Who Built His Own Street Legal Batmobile And Uses It To Help Out Make-A-Wish Kids

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

ZacMihajlovicisamanwholoveshisBatman.TheCamden,AustralianativemanagedtobuildhisownversionoftheBatmobileusingactualpartsoftheoriginalfromthe1989MichaelKeatonfilmandtheskillsofengineerfather.Whatset’sMihajlovic’sBatmobileapartfromotherversionsaroundtheglobe isthefactthatitisstreetlegal,evenwithaworkingafterburner.

The ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special Teaser Trailer Has Arrived

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Thegoodnewsisthatyou’vegotabout7weekstorecoverfromtheemotionalgutpunchthatwaslastnight’sDoctorWho seasonfinalebeforetheshowbrieflyreturnsfortheannualChristmasSpecial.Thebadnewsisthatwehave7weeksuntilthenextepisodeofDoctorWho.UntilthShow More Summary

Watch Peter Capaldi Cheer Up A Grieving Child As The Doctor

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

AsTheDoctor,PeterCapaldiaffectsthelivesofmillionsoffansinasmallwaywitheveryepisodeofDoctorWho.Forthosewhowatchtheshow,itcanbeastressreliever,adistraction,andafeastofwhimsyandfantasyformindsthatarestarvedbytedium.AsaDoctorWhomega-fanShow More Summary

Review: ‘Big Hero 6? Awkwardly Combines Disney And Marvel

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

It’seasytolookattheMarvelCinematicUniverseanddecidethatMarvelandDisneyhaveintegratedperfectly,butrealistically,that’sfarfromthetruth.Themoviesaredoingwell,butelsewhere,it’sanoddfit.IntothisgapcomesBigHero6,thefirstnon-“MarvelUniverse”moviefromDisney,andwhileit’sagoodmovieforkids,italsoillustratesthatMarvelandDisneyhavealongwaytogowhenitcomestounderstandingeachother.

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ gets title: ‘The Force Awakens’

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is the title of “Episode VII” in the sci-fi adventure film franchise, Walt Disney Pictures […]

Matt Damon Will Star In Alexander Payne’s Social Satire ‘Downsizing’

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

We’llgivethistoMattDamon,he’sgotarealtasteforSF.HewasthebestthingaboutElysium,wasthedrivingforcebehindthe’60s-styleSFthrowbackTheAdjustmentBureau,andhe’sgotTheMartianashisnextmovie.NowDeadline claimshejustsignedontoAlexanderPayne’sexceptionallystrangeSFtakeonoverpopulation:Downsizing.

Check Out This Amazing Art That Has ‘Rick And Morty’ Starring In The Anime Classic ‘Akira’

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Wehavetowaituntilsummer2015 formoreRickAndMorty ontelevision,butthefirstseasoniscurrentlyoutonDVDandfansarekeepingtheiranticipationatbayinanywaytheycanfind.TakeJulietaColás forexample,afantasticartist,Communityfan,andJoelMcHaleadmirerwhojusthappenstoloveRickAndMortyjustasmuch.

Skeletor’s best insults

I don’t miss working for a corporate nightmare, but I really miss Skeletor reading angry tweets. If you love Skeletor’s angry face of anger as much as I do, you’ll probably enjoy this compilation of him insulting everyone he can in Eternia. (via io9)

The First Trailer For Neill Blomkamp’s Robot Sci-Fi ‘Chappie’ Is Strangly Heartwarming

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

ThisfirsttrailerjustdroppedforDistrict9directorNeillBlomkamp’snextfilm,Chappie.Itstarsthevoiceandmo-capworkofSharltoCopley(Elysium,District9,thesweetieman)asChappie,thechildlike,independent-minded,titularrobotcreatedbyDevPatel.ThefilmalsostarsHughJackman asananti-AIactivistwhodoesn’tlikehowquicklyChappieislearning.

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