The (Fandom) Elephant in the Room Since The Last Jedi debuted in theaters last month, Star Wars fan reactions predictably split right down the middle. Some fans welcomed the new lore with open arms while others openly despised it. I fancy myself a fairly reasonable person. (However, I stand firmly against so-called Hawaiian pizza and that’s final). I understand that folks dislike movies for many reasons: cheesy dialogue, terrible plot and/or pacing, shoddy cinematography, etc. Sometimes you can’t even put your finger on it, but you know that you disliked it. These reasons, for me, are easily digestible. What I fail to understand are fans who harshly
“I love magic.” Harry’s attendance at the Tri-Wizard Torunament has always been one of my favorite parts of the entire series. It is one of the first times Harry is soundly entrenched in his tribe. His lack of experience with wizarding culture is perhaps at its height. He knows how to play Quidditch, the rules of the game and how the teams work, but he doesn’t know or understand the social interactions as a fan in this environment. He flounders, falls behind when watching the game through magic binoculars, and he doesn’t understand many of the basic magic workings around him. Harry’s experience at the
We had a great time this weekend at GeekGirlCon ’14! Rhonda, Isabela, and I represented Game on Girl at this fantastic gathering. We recorded a short podcast and several short videos showing off all the great stuff and fantastic people in attendance. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel so you don’t miss anything. Here is the intro video of all three of us in the same place! LINKS GeekGirlCon, Seattle, WA, October 11 – 12, 2014 You can get in touch with us on facebook, google+, and twitter. If you haven’t done so already, please consider leaving us a rating or review on iTunes! Until next time,
Hopefully, you all love The Guild as much as we do. In the course of the show, we’ve talked about individual episodes, scenes, and many of the characters. WARNING: In this episode we talk in detail about all of season 6 but specifically about the last episode. The Guild, Everyone’s Happy Except Vork This week, we talk about what looks to be the end of the entire series – the finale of season 6. Listen if only to hear The Doc get seriously choked up talking about this fantastic webseries. What did you think of the season and potentially the show finale? Was it what
My fellow gamers, It is that time of year again. There is a new season of our favorite webseries: The Guild. In honor of the show, Rhonda and I discuss the past seasons, the development of some of our favorite characters, and how gaming communities evolve. We also share your ideas and strategies about how you create and maintain your own gaming groups. As we say in the episode, if you haven’t already subscribed to Geek and Sundry on YouTube… what are you waiting for? “Like” all your favorite videos so we can keep enjoying this great content! A quick shout out for VitaminAmy and her Extra Life marathon on October 20.