It’s that time again, when our monthly Meeplecast meets movie previews. A few friends joined us at the new location of The Malted Meeple to talk about some of the more interesting movies coming out over the next few months, from blockbusters to a few potential sleeper hits. Of course, we have some of the interesting geek news from the past week, plus a little bit about a couple of new geeky movies now on Netflix. Listen now! Continue reading GW1 Issue 149 – And Now, Your Feature Presentation
The one word to describe the 80s was “BIG”. It was true for fashion, for music and especially for action! Action movies were over the top and so were comics and cartoons. One shining example of that was G.I Joe: A Real American Hero. The comic iteration was a little more grounded in reality, but the cartoon was the very definition of “over the top” in the best ways possible. You may think that those days are gone, but you’d be wrong. Make way for Freedom Squadron! Continue reading Playing Around – Join the Fight for Freedom
We have a packed issue for you this week, with details from the recent Cleveland ConCoction, a review of the spy thriller Red Sparrow and our thoughts on the new season of Jessica Jones. We also have some new kickstarter campaigns that friends of GW1 started over the past week that we want to mention. Plus, we take a quick look at some geek news you might have missed. Listen now! Continue reading GW1 Issue 146 – Cons and Sparrows and Jones, Oh My!
Memory is probably one of the first card/tile games most people play. It’s easy to learn, quick to play and you don’t even need other players if you feel like going it alone. Flip & Find’s Diner, from Spontaneously Combustible Games, is a new twist on Memory that’s a lot of fun. Continue reading Playing Around – A Flippin’ Fun Game
If you want to find some creative new games, browsing around through Kickstarter is a good start. A fun, family-friendly card game that just began a campaign is Noises At Night by B & B Games Studio. Taking only 15 minutes to play, it’s a good way for 2-4 players (ages 6 and up) to have a little fun playing detective. Continue reading Playing Around – Things That Go Bump