Category Archives: Games

Bachelor Gameathon

Before my recent wedding, (more on that later) the guys threw me the sort of bachelor party befitting our geeky standing; a game-and-movie-athon lasting roughly 30 hours (minus some time for sleep). We tried pairing the movies with games of … Continue reading

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A Link to the Awesome

After playing Skyward Sword, my interest in all things Zelda has skyrocketed. Especially the music. Luckily, it being Zelda’s 25th anniversary, Skyward Sword came with a music CD, filled with a glorious orchestral rendering of music from throughout the series. … Continue reading

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Houstonian Heroes and Game of Thrones Gaming

I occupied this week with several fun nerd-tivities. First, my comic-book cohort Justin and I went to the Alamo Drafthouse for the official release event for the Scarlet Spider, Houston’s first resident hero! It was really just a Q&A and … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming, and so is Batman.

Other than the usual feasting and football, my Thanksgiving weekend was dominated by two fantastic media forays: Game of Thrones and Batman: Arkham City. Game of Thrones: Season 1: A+: Like most shows with such a numerous cast, it took … Continue reading

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Goin’ Down to Dunwich

I was introduced to H.P. Lovecraft right at that age toward which pulp comics were targeted back in their heyday. His stories of true terror, based upon suspense and eerie unfamiliarity, hooked me. His obsession with describing the various terrors … Continue reading

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The Big Five-Oh

Sound the trumpets! Alert the media! A milestone has been reached. This moment marks the 50th post on my little adventure in blogging. Zounds! To commemorate this auspicious occasion, I chose to make 50 cookies and decorate them with 50 … Continue reading

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To Dabble in Scrabble

Scrabble is a fun, but strange game. Before, I’d always taken the linguaphile approach, searching my lexicon for big and/or interesting words to wow my opponents. I don’t think I’d ever even played a two-player game before. Now, as I’ve … Continue reading

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