We were sent a download code to review the new Jumanji: The Video Game, which is a new action adventure game inspired by the characters and events in Jumani: Welcome to the Jungle. We then followed-up our game experience by going to see the newest movie edition, Jumanji: The Next Level at the theater! Keep … Continue reading Jumanji: The Video Game Review and Giveaway
After avoiding buying Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for nearly a year, I finally succumbed to temptation and bought the game last week. I was avoiding it for my own good, since we have a history. One that started in 1987 when I went on my first quest and became completely obsessed with … Continue reading Breath of the Wild Breathes Some Life into an Older Gamer
We were provided with a free download of Race with Ryan for review and will be giving away a free copy to one lucky winner right before Christmas! The game is currently available on all platforms, and we tested out the version for PS4. It got the official thumbs-up review from my four-year-old son. Race … Continue reading Race with Ryan Game Review and Giveaway
It's the time of year when most conversations will veer toward Halloween costumes at some point and the popular inquiry of what you and your child will be for Halloween. Since I have been known to dress up elaborately from time-to-time, I get asked this question a lot, usually with the expectation that I will … Continue reading What Are You Going to be for Halloween?
This week's giveaway is courtesy of TeeRexTee.com - a t-shirt shop featuring soft and stylish tees inspired by your favorite games, anime, TV shows and movies. I got a couple to try out myself and can vouch for their softness and good fit. They even have special Halloween designs! Scroll down for details on entering … Continue reading TeeRexTee Nerdy T-Shirt Giveaway Time
I'm doing a panel this year at WasabiCon, based on one of my most popular blog posts, What to Expect at a Comic Con. It will be Saturday, 10/19/19, at 12PM in Programming A. Hope to see lots of people there, but if you can't make it and are wondering what the heck WasabiCon even … Continue reading What to Expect at WasabiCon: A Celebration of Pop Culture
Shortly after my son was born, Pokémon GO became a thing. So of course I downloaded it, chose my team and gave it a try. I tossed my poke balls and played for about 10 minutes before my newborn son started crying and needed a feeding or diaper change or something that was a million … Continue reading Pokémon GO: A Little Late but Now I Gotta Catch ‘Em All
The week's featured geek Alicia Alexandra, aka EightBitBlonde, took a break from preparing for PAX West to answer a few geeky questions about gaming, sci-fi and early geekdom. She keeps busy blogging, streaming and podcasting about the gaming industry and community while covering everything from local events to geek inspired food creations. 1) Introduce yourself: … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Alicia Alexandra from the EightBitBlonde Blog
A weird thing happens when you get older. You go and do perfectly normal things, things you do all the time like getting out of bed or bending over to pick something up, and all of a sudden you are injured. A muscle gets pulled, a tendon gets tweaked, and then you spend a week in … Continue reading I Got the Playstation Thumb. Don’t Worry, It’s Not Terminal.
A lot of my "over-40" cosplay choices are not quite the same as the characters I chose in my 20's. Add in the post-baby bod issues and an emphasis on family-friendly choices that cover most of my bits and that cancels out most the costumes from my 30's as well. But some costumes I just … Continue reading Rocking those Leeloo Dallas Orange Suspenders 20 Years Later