Despite what you might have heard in church, echoes of the gospel can found in video games, Dungeons & Dragons, anime, comics, and board games.
Each month in our “Why Does Nerd Culture Matter?” series, one of our authors takes a look at a different area of nerd culture and answers the question: why should we care? Why Do Furries Matter? + Joey Thurmond + May 16, 2019 Why Does Cosplay Matter? + Cameron Franklin & Deanna Franklin + April 16, 2019 […]
The furry fandom is far more than its sterotypes suggest with a diverse community rife with genuine love, humbling honesty, and deeply personal creativity.
The Franklins enjoy expressing their love of geeky things through cosplay, and they want to share that love with you.
Imagine this: you’re in the local mall. It’s 1998. You walk down the corridors, looking at the bright advertisements showcasing the newest items from JCPenney and KB Toys. The speakers are playing a smooth jazz version of the latest Backstreet Boys single. You don’t receive any texts from your friends because that piece of technology […]
Let’s take a moment to appreciate the Eurogame. I’m not talking about the Euro-inspired hybrid designs that we see so often today (think Scythe or Dungeon Lords). Those are great, but I’m talking about the hardcore, “pure” Eurogames, where the board is various colors of beige and you’re, like, planting beans or visiting a market, […]
Stephanie was less than excited when she was prescribed some playtime by her counselor, but she's found that play is one of the most important things a person can do.
I’d been psyching myself up for the con for months, and I had an awesome time. Now, I’m home, and it’s my third day back to work. I should be ready to take on the world! After all, I just spent the weekend in my happy place, with some of my favorite people, loving and […]
The modern world of tabletop gaming has become a vast and wonderful landscape of experiences that people are beginning to take more notice of each day. Writer Mike Perna offers explores some of the reasons why you should care, too.
Are you ready to start your own game night? Before you start, here are some questions to ask yourself, and some advice from our resident experts.