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Geek, Conventions

The Geek Embassy at Rose City Comic Con 2018!

It's finally September, which means more The Geek Embassy coverage at Rose City Comic Con! Last year, we presented our Baskets & Capes panel, but this year, we are free agents with press badges! Are there any panels you'd like us to cover? Exhibitors and artists we cannot miss or people that we just have to interview? Exclusive merch we shouldn't miss?… Continue reading The Geek Embassy at Rose City Comic Con 2018!

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Card Games, Play

Geeking on the Go: SCGcon

Howdy, everyone! Guess who's back from a convention tour? I am...yeah, my name is right there. Anticlimactic. I had the pleasure and good fortune to travel to 2 different conventions over the past few weeks. Specifically, Magic: the Gathering conventions. Games were played, friends were made, product bought, connections reestablished, and the inevitable con flu… Continue reading Geeking on the Go: SCGcon

Geek, Conventions

Losing It: Con Virginity and How Losing Mine Changed Me for the Better

It was 31 October 2014. My younger brother and I were in the middle of our college years. No real activities outside of classes and friends, mostly staying in at home. Nothing really exciting happening, no hero to meet, no event to attend. Calm and quiet homefolk, taking time to relax after classes. Our mom… Continue reading Losing It: Con Virginity and How Losing Mine Changed Me for the Better

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Conventions

Is Bigger Always Better? Why I Love Small Cons

My first comic book convention was New York Comic Con back in 2007, in its second year of existence.  I got my Runaways deluxe hardcovers signed by Brian K. Vaughan, and I was hooked on cons ever since.  Since 2007, I've been to NYCC 7 times, and three times each to San Diego, Emerald City,… Continue reading Is Bigger Always Better? Why I Love Small Cons

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The Geek Embassy Podcast, Podcast, Conventions, Cosplay

TGE Ep 10 – September 2016 LIVE Hangout

For September, we close out summer talking about our favorite geeky amusements from the season and delve into a conversation about conventions. We discuss books we are reading, and one someone is writing. We talk about games we've been playing; lots of phone and board games including Pandemic: The Cure. Binge watching addictions and series that… Continue reading TGE Ep 10 – September 2016 LIVE Hangout

Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist
Read, Watch

Your Guide To Getting Started With Anime and Manga

I’ve been reading manga since September 2014 and started on anime a year before that. I started watching anime because my friend explained the entire plot of Fullmetal Alchemist to me and I decided I needed to see it. What really drew me in was that I had never seen anything except content for children.… Continue reading Your Guide To Getting Started With Anime and Manga

Game on Girl Podcast, Game Culture, Podcast, Conventions, Gamers, Play

Episode 27 – Get Your Con On! DragonCon and PAX Prime 2012

This week, Rhonda and I talk about two cons we attended on opposite sides of the country on the same weekend. Rhonda reports on her three favorite panels from DragonCon (one with a very special last minute guest appearance!) and I talk about my top three games I played at PAX Prime. Listen in for… Continue reading Episode 27 – Get Your Con On! DragonCon and PAX Prime 2012