Are you surrounded by hungry geeks who need candy right now?! Maybe you’re having an RPG party, game night, geektastic birthday that needs fun candy or maybe you want to send a gift to a nerdy pal who needs a little love. No matter the occasion, I scrounged up some truly adorable and geeky candy gifts that you can snag for only a few galleons or sickles.
Gather your gold and grab a gift worthy of adventuring…
If you play Settlers of Catan, you’ve probably felt the sting of a too-small table or maybe just weird positioning for the players. This homemade table maximizes the play area with card areas, cup holders, and organization areas for all of the resources and bits and bobs. It’s EPIC and deserves to live in all of our game rooms. If I had one. Which I will someday!
Anyway, let’s hoard our wheat (just kidding) and head on over to see the full DIY Settlers of Catan gaming table..
I’d never try to claim I’m not a geek, I’d go so far as to describe myself as a nerd on many topics, but I do get irritated when people suggest my hobby — tabletop roleplaying — makes me antisocial or somehow withdrawn. In fact, it’s fantastically social and imaginative!
Here’s why you should think about getting into tabletop roleplaying…
I present to you my tutorial for making giant d10 (because the giant d20 didn’t work out so well — the pattern is far more complicated and didn’t really work with the thick cardboard). If you have questions, feel free to ask ’em in the comments.
Over on Offbeat Bride, we featured a Harry Potter bridal shower where they played Quidditch Beer Pong. I asked Rachel how to play, and she gave me all the magical details. Grab your butter beer, ping pong balls, and your wands, and let’s play!
I know there are tons of Live Action Role Players (LARPers) out there. How do you find a good group? What should first-timers expect when they go along? Is it cool for us to turn up as a couple? What else should we know about testing the waters here?
Tabletop gaming is huge right now. Once relegated to children and uber-nerds, board games have gone mainstream. If you’re looking to add some tabletop fun to your next get-together, here are 11 games that will appeal to a wide range of interests.