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Check out these incredible 3D-printed cosplay props from the Maker Faire in NYC

The annual Maker Faire — a moveable feast of arts, crafts, and technology, held worldwide since 2008 — had its first cosplay prop competition in New York City last weekend. The event, held at the New York Hall of Science, was everything you could expec…

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Jobs We Want: Concept artist Gus Mendonca helps create the look of Star Wars, Halo, and others

Ever wondered what a concept artist does for film/TV/games/comic books? Now you’ll know.

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Jobs We Want: Concept artist Gus Mendonca helps create the look of Star Wars, Halo, and others

Ever wondered what a concept artist does for film/TV/games/comic books? Now you’ll know.

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Stuff We Love: The Guild’s ‘I’m the One That’s Cool’ is the world’s greatest geek anthem

I’m not a touchy-feely person. On the Myers-Briggs personality scale, I “think” rather than “feel.” (ENTP, babies.) But watching the video for The Guild’s “I’m the One That’s Cool” put a lump in my throat and made me sniffle with wha…

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Stuff We Love: ‘Roll a D6’ music video will make you want to play Dungeons & Dragons immediately

YouTube recommends all sorts of clips for me, and rarely do I click on them; I still live in regret after clicking on a link that led me to “Two Girls, One Cup.” (Thanks, dude who created that link. Thank you to hell.) But recently I saw the title for …

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Stuff We Love: Games Workshop’s Talisman was the gateway drug of board games

Monopoly. Connect 4. Life. Candyland. Battleship. When I was young, I had played all of the Parker Brothers’ games, and if I could find a Parker Sister, I’d play her games, too.

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Stuff We Love: This video explains why your favorite D20 actually sucks

Even though I consider myself a gamer, I never seriously contemplated dice beyond praying to whoever my mage worshiped as I rolled her way to safety or sudden death. But this lecture below, by Louis Zocchi, owner of GameScience, changed all of that.

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Pokémon Go players are responsible for potentially billions in damage

After its release on July 6, 2016, augmented reality game Pokémon Go became an international craze. The summer of 2016 catapulted millions of players into walking, biking, and driving to catch “pocket monsters” in the wild.

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GaymerX Highlights the Importance of Bringing Communities Together

GaymerX has been running fun, fabulous conventions for gamers on every point of the gender and sexuality spectrum for the last four years. While you could attend conventions in San Francisco, San Jose, and Australia, GaymerX only just recently made its first foray into the East Coast with GaymerX East in New York City. I attended the […]

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10 Star Trek board games you should beam to your gaming shelf

Why play Settlers of Catan when you could be playing Star Trek Catan?

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