These are some pretty scary times right now with the threat of the COVID-19 virus going around. Unfortunately, we are all at risk, and it affects us all. I know for me, I can get pretty overwhelmed with all the social media and news surrounding the virus. Sometimes, we need to turn our devices off,… Continue reading Mastering the Art of Staying Home!
In 2016, when I started writing Loathe at First Sight, a workplace romantic comedy about a female Korean-American producer who works in the video game industry, I had the full intention of writing a lighthearted romp. One of my best friends is a producer at a large, well-known game developer and she led an all-male… Continue reading New Book Explores Challenges of Being a Female Game Producer (Guest Post)
Pirates, elder gods, magic items, and a ten-gallon hat. What else do you need for a horror western?
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
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
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)
For those who didn't already know, The Geek Embassy's own Tahani Nelson wrote a book entitled The Last Faoii. This last February, I sat down to talk with her about it. Short disclaimer for the sake of transparency: Tahani did not ask TGE for a review of her book. Rather, I approached her after reading… Continue reading Words of Warriors: Discussing The Last Faoii with Tahani Nelson
War of the Spark: Ravnica is the conclusion to MtG's latest long-running story, and what a finale. The dragon Nicol Bolas is poised to regain his godlike power by slaughtering all who oppose him. Gideon Jura, Jace Beleren, Chandra Nalaar, and others have to find some way to bring him down while caught in his… Continue reading Crustaceous Corner: War of the Spark [Spoilers]
Today I forgot my phone at home. So I read the one book that I happened to have with me. Fahrenheit 451. I read the entire thing in a day. Visited old reflections on passages I haven't thought about in years. And I remembered. The Things It Brought Back I remembered that there once was… Continue reading Reading and Reflections: The Intellectual Pursuits We’ve Left Behind
Greetings, Geeks! 2018! The end of the year is quickly upon us! The staff of TGE is gathering this weekend to chat about our favorites from the year. It's been a while since we've gathered together as a group! Excitement abounds in our preparations! Join us Saturday, December 1st at 10 am pacific time. To discuss… Continue reading The Geek Embassy Hangs Out: The Best of 2018