How to watch the George RR Martin and Robin Hobb world building live steam

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On Tuesday the 19th of August, at 8pm in London George RR Martin and Robin Hobb will talk about building a world. The fantasy authors will talk about creating fictional universes, characters and balancing fantasy with reality. You can still buy ticket to the event in London. They come with a hardback copy of Robin […]

Geek Native 3 launches

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If you have visited the site over the last couple of days you would have noticed that something was going on. This is Geek Native 3. The site you see at the minute is the third generation of the blog and the spiritual successor to GameWyrd. Readers rarely react well when websites change. How many […]

Geek & Sundry sold to Legendary Entertainment

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Congratulations to Felicia Day and Sheri Bryant who have sold their YouTube based company Geek & Sundry to Legendary Pictures. It doesn’t feel that long as ago that Wil Wheaton’s Tabletop series, part of Geek & Sundry, raised over a million in a crowdfunding exercise. Hopefully fans will be cool with the purchase and that […]

The world of tat: A review of Ashens and the Quest for the GameChild

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I remember when I first encountered Ashens on YouTube. I was visiting friends, they had YouTube running on a big TV and were laughing hysterically as someone with a smooth English accent tried to review some awful toy. That’s what Ashens does. He collects old tat – bric’a’brac, old toys, the sort of crap you […]

Wizards appoint Trapdoor to create digital tools for D&D

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Dungeons and Dragons 4 pushed into digital. You know, I might still have a subscription to the package but I’ve not used it in years and it was four years ago Geek Native discussed the merits of moving to Silverlight. It’s been tough for Wizards of the Coast. Damned if they do – not what […]

Bored at work? Explore a random dungeon in your browser

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Dungeon Robber is a Flash game you play in your browser. To get started pop over to BlogOfHolding.com/DungeonRobber and begin as a dungeon robber. These aren’t ordinary random dungeons – but based off the original D&D rules. You’ll see when you get there. I did fairly well in my trek through the dungeon. I died […]

eHarmony stirs Star Wars vs Trekkies rivalry for Star Wars Day

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For many geeks eHarmony is still the site that wouldn’t allow LGBT matchups and which is run by CEO and same sex marriage opponent Neil Clark Warren. This weekend, however, eHarmony is attempting to woo geeks. They’re attempting to woo some geeks anyway, stirring rivalries and finding that Star Wars fans are more attractive than Trekkies. Research […]