In Blue Exorcist part 1 we meet Rin. It’s a tough ride for Rin as he discovers he’s adopted, his foster father is an exorcist and his “natural father” is Satan himself. Rin even has a brother, but he had been too weak at birth to inherit the demonic taint and the deadly blue flames. […]
Archives for December 2013
100,000 pieces for the world’s largest K’Nex ball machine
If you visit The Works Museum in Bloomington, Minnesota you’ll be able to check out this 23.5 feet tall and 40 feet long K’Nex ball machine. It takes more than 200 seconds for a ball to climb to the tallest tower.
Find out why Superheroes wear underwear on the outside
This video from “Today I found out” digs into the history of superhero costumes and why early superheroes seemed to be wearing their underwear on the outside. If you like asking “Why” (and many wise geeks do). The script from the video is actually an excerpt from The Wise Book of Whys.
White Wolf giving away free games
There has been “2103 is Dead” sale from White Wolf over at DriveThruRPG. It offered 25% off a range of titles. If you missed the news it is because it was announced over at the The Onyx Path. Yesterday, though, things changed. First they offered Exalted 2nd Edition in PDF form for free. Today Dark […]
Curtsies and Conspiracies book trailer
Book trailers are all the rage but that doesn’t mean many of them are very good. This trailer for book 2 in Gail Carriger’s Finishing School series certainly is. Check out the promo for Curtsies and Conspiracies. In this book, we follow Sophronia from Etiquette & Espionage on her way to become a spy, meeting […]
Stop motion Tetris in chalk
This is pretty impressive. As you watch the video try and work out how the 3D effect and stop motion is achieved. For a start you can see they do a very good job at getting the straight lines straight and, of course, at scrubbing away the old chalk lines so the board doesn’t become […]
Dungeons and Cartoons cartoon illustration
This illustration of the old Dungeons & Dragons cartoon was put together by deviant artist Juggertha in response to a monthly “fight” over at PencilJack. It shows the Dungeons & Dragons ride that started the adventure into the unknown, the brave adventuerers, Dungeon Master, Venger and Tiamat.
Aaron Horkey’s The Two Towers posters
Aaron Horkey’s The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers poster run at Mondotees have already sold out. They went up for sale on the 19th and didn’t last long. The white edition cost $100, was a print run of 505 and came in at 19.25″ by 39″. The variant cost $200 and was part […]
Smaug the Tremendous in LEGO
This Smaug is a dragon made from LEGO by Fat Tony. The design uses gold foil bought from a craft store which has had real LEGO coins pressed into to make imprints. I think the effect works wonderfully well and LEGO Smaug looks quite happy on his gold heap. Via Fat Tony’s Flickr and Geek […]
Short film: A Story About Robots
This short film was made with a Canon 50D taking the background shots and stop motion to animate the movement. The robot was created in 3D Studio Max and After Effects was used for the integration. Leap on this teleport link and be whisked off to a randomly selected new video.