Geek Native set out to interest people in tabletop roleplaying by showcasing the wide variety of geek cultures that gamers are interested in. We care about much more than our level 13 half-orc Paladin.
As a result, Geek Native is more than just an RPG news site. We cover anime, films, books, comics, science, technology, games, art and a whole bunch more.
The site replaces a previous project, GameWyrd, by founder Andrew Girdwood. The GameWyrd archive mainly consisted of RPG reviews and user-generated content submissions. These community contributions were ported over when the blog launched. As a result, Geek Native has content that dates back to the year 2000.
Geek Native is inclusive by design; the original goal of recruiting people for the tabletop roleplaying hobby remains our guiding light. The policies page sets out the nuts and bolts of what this means in terms of accuracy and disclosure, and the write for us page guides people to the Associated Press guidelines and GLAAD reference guide.
There are no financial backers (we make a loss), but a Patreon was launched in 2019, and the site runs ads and affiliate links.
Today, the hobby is enjoying a boom, and that’s a fantastic thing to be a part of. There’s a whole new generation of roleplayers to welcome and get to know.
We’re still trying to interest people in tabletop gaming, and now we’re also trying to foster and empower the community.
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Some of our writers
- Andrew Girdwood – Managing Editor, marketer and code idiot.
- Bronwen Winter Phoenix – Senior Editor, artist, female John Wick of content.
- Ben Jackson-Ellery – Professional DM, Twitch streamer and freelance writer.
- Charles Dunwoody – Not a robot, freelance writer and GM.
- Graham Gibson – Tech insider, writer and editor of plays and novels.