It’s an exciting time for those who play Warhammer: Age of Sigmar. As I mentioned recently, the arrival of the new Dominion box is big news in the Warhammer world. Exciting though Dominion might be, it’s not the thing that has turned my attention to the Mortal Realms, Age of Sigmar’s setting. Whilst each iteration of the game develops Mortal Realms, it’s the full arrival of Cubicle7’s Age of Sigmar: Soulbound RPG that has set this fledgling world on fire.

We’re Not in Altdorf Any More.

Yes, I know this discussion has been put to bed and I’m not going to wake it up, but it…


As has been proven time and time again, Nintendo does things on its own time. This is why-well after talk of the “Nintendo Switch Pro” had died down post-E3-the Big N has finally announced the actual next iteration of the Switch.

Launching October 8th alongside Metroid Dread, the

“Nintendo Switch (OLED model) has a similar overall size to the Nintendo Switch system, but with a larger, vibrant 7-inch OLED screen with vivid colors and crisp contrast. Nintendo Switch (OLED model) also features a wide adjustable stand for tabletop mode, a new dock with a wired LAN port, 64GB of internal…


I’m a huge fan of fire lookout towers, both real and imagined. Visiting a fire tower is an exercise in solitude, and the experience always offers the chance for quiet moments of introspection. I find standing inside a 14-foot by 14-foot building that offers sweeping 360° views of the entire forest below it for miles in any direction to be very relaxing.

My favorite lookout tower (probably because it’s the first I ever visited) is the one at Vetter Mountain in Southern California’s San Gabriel Mountains. …


I have made no secret of my excitement for Mario Golf: Super Rush, the over-the-top arcade sports title arriving on the Nintendo Switch this Friday, and with good reason. Not only is Camelot Software Planning the developer behind one of my favorite RPG series (Golden Sun) and the best modern entry in the long-running Mario sports franchise (2018’s Mario Tennis Aces), but they’ve also ably combined these two disparate genres several times in the past — specifically in GBA standouts Mario Golf: Advance Tour and Mario Tennis: Power Tour — with spectacular results.

While not a simple retread of these…


In Cartagena, Columbia, there’s apparently a long tradition of decorating doors with elaborate door knockers, or aldabas, as a symbol of status and influence. Now, the folks at Grand Gamers Guild have take this idea and made it into a fun tableau card laying game.

What Is Aldabas: Doors of Cartagena?

Aldabas: Doors of Catagena is a game for 2–4 players, ages 10 and up, and takes about 30 minutes to play. After a successful Kickstarter campaign earlier this year, it’s now available to preorder via Backerkit for $20.

Aldabas was designed by Nathaniel Levan and Joshua J Mills. …


This time last year, I reviewed the new flagship box for Warhammer 40,000 from Games Workshop. This year, it’s the turn of their fantasy strand and Warhammer: Age of Sigmar: Dominion.

I’ve watched Age of Sigmar grow from its first edition release in 2015, starting from a position of great skepticism. Whilst I rarely get a chance to bring full games to the table, my regular games of Warhammer Underworlds have ensured I’m up to date with developments in this game too. …


Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #1 — Tom King, Writer; Bilquis Evely, Artist; Mat Lopes, Colorist


When it comes to gaming today, you pretty much have two choices: video games or tabletop games. Tabletop games usually have more personal interaction between the players and require a bit more imagination. Video games, on the other hand, engage with animated images, sounds, and even tactile feedback. Given the choice, many children, and even adults, will tend towards video games. However, what if electronic amazement could be brought to the tabletop? Blinks is a new game system that brings together the best of both worlds. In addition, you can currently save money with a special Father’s Day promotion.

What Are Blinks?

Blinks…


For a decade now, Austin-based pop culture company Mondo has been putting out genre soundtrack albums, first by themselves, and then in partnership with former “friendly rival” Death Waltz Recording Co. I’ve been covering Mondo for GeekDad for awhile now; some of you may recall that their 3-LP soundtrack for Black Panther appeared in my Mondo Christmas gift guide from last December. Now Insight Editions has published a coffee table book commemorating the original artwork of Mondo’s soundtrack releases.

What Is Mondo: The Art of Soundtracks?

For the last ten years, Mondo has been regularly issuing soundtracks featuring original commissioned artwork along with often special color treatment…


Today we’re going to analyze things we say to ourselves and each other that fall under the category of toxic masculinity and its gender-neutral corollary, toxic positivity. Mainly, we’re going to unpack problematic language and phrases and offer healthier more meaningful options to use in the future. The goal is to make our responses to our loved ones more meaningful and intentional, so we can best help those we care about, including ourselves. Toxic masculinity and toxic positivity go hand in hand on this journey because the Venn diagram overlap of unhelpful and unhealthy responses posed by each is massive.

What Makes a Statement Toxic

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