GeeklyCon 2014: Nerds Know How to Party!

GeeklyCon 2014: Nerds Know How to Party!
Geekly Inc is a creative group of geniuses behind a series of podcasts, which included: Cast of Thrones, Drunks & Dragons, Random Encounters, Sayer, and Cthulhu & Friends. When some of the podcast fans decided to have an event in Illinois, I was immediately interested. GeeklyCon was more of a meetup for the podcast cast... Read more »

My Dungeons & Dragons Design Contest Entry

My Dungeons & Dragons Design Contest Entry
As soon as I found out We Love Fine was having a Dungeons & Dragons t-shirt design contest, I had to come up with a design. The contest theme is the new Tyranny of Dragons story, which centers around the 5-headed queen of  dragons, Tiamat. After a bit of brainstorming, I came up with a... Read more »

GenCon: First Time Event Registration

GenCon: First Time Event Registration
GenCon is my most highly anticipated event this year. I’ve been to anime, comic, fantasy, and sci-fi convention, but I’ve never gone to a gaming convention. Over the weekend, GenCon’s event registration opened up on Sunday afternoon. GenCon doesn’t even begin until August 14th, but most attendees had their itinerary planned well before registration opened... Read more »
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Upcoming Geeky Summer Events In the Midwest

Upcoming Geeky Summer Events In the Midwest
Although it’s just starting to finally feel like Spring in Chicago, I’m getting pumped for the Summer events I’ll be attending. There will be lots of crafting, gaming, costumes, and good times in my future. GeeklyCon | Chicago Area (June 19 – 22) Don’t let the name fool you, GeeklyCon may sound like a hot... Read more »

Pathfinder Adventures: Married to the Game Master

Pathfinder Adventures: Married to the Game Master
Over the weekend, I had the unique opportunity to begin a new gaming adventure. Our regular Game Master is moving out of town, and while we’re waiting to continue our Rise of the Runelords campaign with him online, we got together to fill that gaming void. My husband decided to take on the responsibility of... Read more »

5 Reasons Why I Stopped Cosplaying

5 Reasons Why I Stopped Cosplaying
While all my friends are scrambling to get their costumes finished up for the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, C2E2, this weekend, I’m working on a new Dwarven Cleric character for a Pathfinder game. If you told me a few years ago that I would be trading spandex and wigs for dice bags and character... Read more »
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International Tabletop Day 2014

Munchkin is a hilarious card game that is somewhat of a parody of Tabletop Role Playing games like Dungeons & Dragons. The first player to make it to Level 10 is the winner, and other players can work together, or backstab each other to become the winner. (3-6 Players Ages 10+)
Saturday is one of my favorite days of the year, International Tabletop Day! It’s the one day of the year, where everyone is encourage to get together with friends and family and play some games. You can grab some of your favorite games and play at home, or you can head over to your friendly... Read more »

Pokémon X and Y: First Impression

Pokémon X and Y: First Impression
I haven’t been hooked on a Pokémon game since Heart Gold and Soul Silver in 2010. I started to play Pokémon Black about a year ago, which has an amazing story, but I think the lack of familiar Pokémon made me less excited to “catch ‘em all.” For the story alone, I do want to go back and... Read more »

Game Review: The Resistance

Game Review: The Resistance
The Resistance is very easy to play social game of deception, designed for 5-10 players. The game is set in the near future where a group of resistance fighters (the players), go on a series of missions to take down a corrupt government. The twist is, there are a few government spies who have infiltrated... Read more »
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Geeky Themed Food Jewelry

Geeky Themed Food Jewelry
I’ve been making polymer clay jewelry for a few years now for my Etsy shop Charms by Nash. Specifically, I’ve been making miniature food jewelry. It started with a pair of key lime pie earrings in 2011, and I have committed to just doing the yummiest of jewelry pieces ever since. Recently though, I’ve been... Read more »