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The Geek Embassy at GeekGirlCon 2019

GeekGirlCon has always been one of my favorite conventions. This year, it’s moved to a month later to mid-November but a lot of the regular programming is staying the same. As usual, members of The Geek Embassy are on a slew of panels this year too. Take a look through the list below and say… Continue reading The Geek Embassy at GeekGirlCon 2019

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Stories for the Spooky Season

At last, October is upon us! With it comes pumpkin-flavored everything, changing leaves, and scary stories. In lieu of decorations this year (and if you're using lights, be careful with your outlets — fire safety is important), I wanted to celebrate the haunting season by showcasing a few places to scratch that spooky itch. Tales… Continue reading Stories for the Spooky Season

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“What’s Your Gamer Type?” at Jet City Comic Show

Greetings, Geeks! Wanna figure out your gamer type? Live near Seattle or Tacoma, WA? Well then, you are in luck! On Saturday, October 26, Regina, Isabela, and Nicole will be at Jet City Comic Show presenting a panel and discussing gamer types. This presentation is based on my (Regina's) dissertation research and over one hundred… Continue reading “What’s Your Gamer Type?” at Jet City Comic Show

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Arya Stark Really Was the “Princess Who Was Promised”

If you're like me, you were probably surprised when Arya Stark came flying through the air to kill the Night King in the episode "The Long Night". After all, a lot of attention had been paid to the entire "prince (or princess) who was promised" prophecy that Melisandre had been spouting from season 2. Most… Continue reading Arya Stark Really Was the “Princess Who Was Promised”

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Crustaceous Corner: Stories Within Stories — House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

Have you ever wanted to read a book within a book that makes you feel like you're cracking a code? A story that is not one, but many at once? Then allow me to introduce the book that took me more than 5 years to finish. House of Leaves is experimental fiction in form and… Continue reading Crustaceous Corner: Stories Within Stories — House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

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We May Never See the End of A Song of Ice and Fire

Plenty of people were disappointed, sad, and some even downright angry at the end of the Game of Thrones television series. A common statement both from and toward those people is to wait for the ending George R.R. Martin chooses to deliver in his books. But things aren't really looking that great for us ever… Continue reading We May Never See the End of A Song of Ice and Fire

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EDH Banned and Restricted update

On 8 July 2019, the EDH rules committee made a surprise announcement updating the Banned and Restricted list. Iona, Shield of Emeria and Paradox Engine were both banned, with Painter's Servant coming off the banlist. All of these cards have incredibly powerful and abusable effects, and this shift is already making big waves. Let's take… Continue reading EDH Banned and Restricted update

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TGE Sticky Notes (6/16-7/13)

Here are a few things you may have missed over the last few weeks! Make sure to check TGE's facebook page to stay up-to-date as each podcast episode is released. Podcasts From Engaged Family Gaming: The EFG Daily Commute Gods and MonstersProject Scarlett - Three Smaller AnnouncementsPokémon Sword/Shield and the National PokédexDr. Mario WorldRevisiting the Final Fantasy VII RemakeStar Wars… Continue reading TGE Sticky Notes (6/16-7/13)