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With two Forgotten Realms-themed expansions under its belt, Dungeons and Dragons Online might look like a game that's focused on this popular setting while sweeping its "other" world of Eberron under the rug. However, Update 20 shows that Turbine has love for both worlds and the playerbase spread a...

November 6th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The other day I learned the word "onomastics," because Bree likes to club us over the head with big words so that we'll go away whimpering and leave her to playing Guild Wars 2. Anyway, we were talking about how we both have a character name file, although on my computer it's just called "charact...

October 3rd 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Fantasy pirates: Love 'em or hate 'em, they're deeply ingrained in geek culture to the point that they're almost impossible to dislodge. This past Monday was International Talk Like a Pirate Day, when everyone's inner pirate was encouraged to "Arr!" heartily, look for treasure in long-forgotten p...

September 22nd 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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One of my all-time favorite amusement park rides is Disney World's Haunted Mansion. More than anything else, the Haunted Mansion encapsulates the Halloween experience for my life -- a combination of goofy gloom, maudlin macabre and spooky spirits. I've never been into the gory side of Halloween, no...

October 22nd 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

Drop of Blood: The Collection Pt. 1 is a twin set of parodies and it's the first machinima by a 15-year-old kid named Morten from Denmark. He's remade the openings of the old Spider-Man and Scooby-Doo cartoons set in Azeroth, including setting them to music of The Simpsons take-off for the former an...

September 29th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Spencer at Siliconera recently donned his deerstalker and set about discovering the real identity of those mysterious detective games from Success Corp. that left us confounded last month. And no, they don't involve Scooby Doo (some would say that's a good thing).Instead, the two have been outed as...

February 25th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Nickelodeon's Avatar is everywhere, on both the DS and the GBA, in what is something of a slow week for releases. Not to fret, fanfolk ... the holiday glut will soon be here. Any of these happen to tickle your gaming fancy? We're calling Clubhouse Games (yay for chat features) the interesting title...

October 8th 2006 at 1:03pm 0 Comments