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

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 […]

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Support the Undying and back a zombie love story

Kat and Cam are the team behind Our Nerd Home. This is a great blog in which the couple showcase fantastic nerdy creations and impress us all. It’s pretty common to find blogs like Geek native and bigger ones like Apartment Therapy, i90 and others talking about them. This is their Kickstarter. [Back this Campaign] […]

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Wizards appoint Trapdoor to create digital tools for D&D

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 […]

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Bored at work? Explore a random dungeon in your browser

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 […]

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Worth a shout: Basic Adventuring 101

I watched the pilot episode of Basic Adventuring 101 and then wanted to watch another. It was then that I discovered the series was pending the outcome of a Kickstarter. It doesn’t usually happen that way around any more but I think it speaks well of the show that they were able to earn attention […]

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eHarmony stirs Star Wars vs Trekkies rivalry for Star Wars Day

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 […]

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Dice and Slice: Mixing gaming with grub

Would you mix a webseries on gaming with a webseries on food? You might if you wanted to fight back against the perception that gamers are just interested in junk food. [Back this Campaign] Paco Jaen of the G*M*S Magazine, a RPG site with reviews and articles, has a new Kickstarter. The site has invested […]

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One to read: Batgirl & Supergirl

Having seen Batgirl and Supergirl pop up in a few comic strips – different blogs; same artist – I had to investigate. The result of the very brief hunt takes me to Mike Maihack’s Cow Shell. Maihack has a number of comic strips in his galleries. Batgirl & Supergirl dates back to Sep 2011 and is […]

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4 reasons to follow Geek Native on Twitter

Geek Native is active on a number of social channels. If you’re not interested skip to the bottom to enjoy some stunning art from freelancer artist Maxime B that’s surfaced by CGHub.com when you search for Twitter. Twitter is the fastest blog to social network connection there is with a tweet going out within 15 […]

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Fed up of Kickstarter? Visit the Game of Glens on Collective

Games company Square Enix has a new crowdfunding platform called Collective. Whereas Kickstarter needs you to splash the cash to back a pitch Collective does not. This games specialist site has a feedback phase in which games jostle for consideration. You don’t need to mention any money at this point; you just need to say […]

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