5 Sneaky Tricks to Get the Blind Box Mystery Mini Toy You Want

5 Sneaky Tricks to Get the Blind Box Mystery Mini Toy You Want

Blind box toys are small figurines wrapped inside uniform packaging to keep their identities secret until they are opened. These little toys are often pop …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on November 18, 2014
Video Game Costume Ideas: To Buy or DIY?

Video Game Costume Ideas: To Buy or DIY?

Halloween is just around the corner! If you’re one of the many costumers who can’t catch a moment until the last week to find a …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on October 29, 2014
13 Iconic Video Game Scenes Built Out of Lego Parts

13 Iconic Video Game Scenes Built Out of Lego Parts

Lego blocks. Video games. Two great tastes that go great together, especially when you can combine them for maximum childhood nostalgia. Here are a thirteen …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on October 17, 2014
Thrill of the Chase: What Are Blind Box Mystery Mini Toys?

Thrill of the Chase: What Are Blind Box Mystery Mini Toys?

Remember those sticker and gumball machines at pizza joints and grocery stores when you were a kid? Put a quarter in, turn the crank, and …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on October 8, 2014
The Future of Gaming is on Your Wrist: <br />Why Smartwatches Will Be the Next Big Gaming Platform

The Future of Gaming is on Your Wrist: Why Smartwatches Will Be the Next Big Gaming Platform

Wearable technology is on every tech enthusiast’s lips. Computers in our glasses. Computers in our contacts. Virtual reality over our eyes and connected to our …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on October 1, 2014
Video Game Back to School Supplies for Every Gamer

Video Game Back to School Supplies for Every Gamer

Remember when you were in grade school and you had the choice between colors, movie characters, or MAYBE some early Nintendo characters on your school …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on September 15, 2014
The ABCs of Getting a Job in Game Development

The ABCs of Getting a Job in Game Development

“Do what you love.” And if you’re like most professionals in the game industry, you want to work with games because you love playing them. …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on August 18, 2014
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The History of Bingo

Bingo is a facet of classic Americana: a collection of game enthusiasts who meet in a room, mark off squares on their unique grids as …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on August 12, 2014
The Summer of Strong Women: Unwind with These 5 Must-Read Comics

The Summer of Strong Women: Unwind with These 5 Must-Read Comics

Summer’s in full swing. Whether you are on a three-month vacation or a three-day getaway, you’re going to need some entertaining reading. Now is the …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on July 31, 2014
17 Geek Conventions You Must Attend Before You Die

17 Geek Conventions You Must Attend Before You Die

UPDATE [07/21/2015]: 2015 and 2016 dates, locations, and pricing. Thanks to your excellent feedback on this article, I’m starting a series of geek convention round-ups. …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 16, 2014
E3 2014 Puzzle and Adventure Games You’ll Love – and What was Missed

E3 2014 Puzzle and Adventure Games You’ll Love – and What was Missed

E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo) is the event for all electronic gaming launches on the horizon. Unlike gaming conventions like Penny Arcade Expo (PAX), E3 …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 13, 2014
The Big List of Anime Conventions

The Big List of Anime Conventions

You might have seen my list of must-see geek conventions where I selected 17 excellent events from a variety of geekdoms such as video games, …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 6, 2014