Tabletop gaming is a hugely accessible hobby as the most important ability is your imagination. That said, those with visual difficulties aren’t always fond of dice heavy systems with hard to read dice. Wouldn’t it be cool if your d20 spoke, out aloud, the number it had just rolled? The details of the project are […]
Archives for August 2015
Second guessing Gandalf’s motives
Who will take the ring to Mordor? Lots of people were ready to step up and carry the ring. We’re not saying Things in Squares is entirely right with this vision … just that it’s worth thinking about. Also, wouldn’t it have been handy to have Superman on Middle-Earth?
D&D’s Rage of Demon has a launch trailer
Rage of Demons is the new storyline for D&D which comes to life this winter. The demon lords have been dragged from the Abyss and so the Forgotten Realms’ players must join up with Drizzt Do’Urden to venture into the Underdark and take them on. The plot follows on from the Tyranny of Dragons and […]
Batman: Arkham Knight competiton
Batman fan? The Batman: Arkham Knight computer game certainly is. In the prequel novel The Riddler’s Gambit you get to explore Gotham City and see what happened after the dramatic ending of the game Batman: Arkham City. The Riddler has stepped into fill the power void in the shady underworld and successfully enlists many of […]
Optimus Prime cake is actually a Transformer
When Russell Munro’s son asked for a “Transformer cake” for this sixth birthday I’m not sure he expected this. The resulting project was a team effort from the parents and should earn them plenty of kudos and envy from friends and family for years to come.
Monster idea? Muzzle turns dog into werewolf
I’m not enough of an animal experts to make a call on muzzles – I imagine some are fine, some must be uncomfortable and unsuitable for dogs. This particular muzzle is the work of Alexey Kurulyov. You can buy it online and it’ll transform your dog into a zombie like werewolf. (Via GaS)
Scott Fuller’s geeky movie posters
There’s word cloud art, there’s movie poster art and then there’s Scott Fuller mashup of the two. It’s worth checking out his Deviant Art page as well as Behance for a good look at his word. Inspired by video cames and retro cartoons. Fuller’s worked as a freelance animator, illustrator and as a lead VFX […]
Mysteriously action-packed: A review of Wild Cards Lowball
Lowball is the latest in the Wild Cards series. I’ve not read any of the Wild Cards books before and it turns out I didn’t need to. I was quickly able to pick up on the world – like ours but after a virus has turned some of the population into super-powered mutants – and […]
Wonder Woman in battle armour cosplay
This clever cosplay is the work of kelldar. She’s been cosplaying for 15+ years and earns plenty more geekcred by having a thing for Star Wars, comic books and Doctor Who. The costume took several years to finish with the helmet being sculpted out of play. The wings are from home insulation foam and there’s […]
11 illustrations of sci-fi wonder from Juan Pablo Roldan
Juan Pablo Roldan is a concept artist and visual developer. You can keep track of his brilliant creations via his Tumblr, blog or even his fairly active Twitter account at @JuanPaRoldan.