Geekly Essentials: Power Grid

BY ON September 3rd, 2015

Geekly Essential means that something is so good that it deserves to be discussed long after it was released. It may be 10 years old, but it is still worth your time. The Basics: Bid for the best power plants, pay for, and manage the resources necessary to fuel them, earn money by providing power …

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BY ON September 2nd, 2015

Welcome back to Magic Gatherings! It’s hard to believe it—the Magic Origins prerelease feels like it was just yesterday—but the seasons are turning, and that means it’s time to look ahead to Magic‘s new fall expansion, Battle for Zendikar. This past weekend at PAX Prime, a gaming convention of which you may have heard, Battle for Zendikar had its …

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BY ON September 2nd, 2015

GeeklyCon is all about you, the Geekly Community! It isn’t that we are lazy and want you to do all the work for us. No. Definitely not. We want YOU to have a say in where we will be holding GeeklyCon 2016. To kick this process off, we have created a simple form (full link …

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BY ON August 31st, 2015

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain comes out in a just a few hours, so I decided to play Ground Zeroes since I somehow never played it when it was fresh. If you also managed to miss Ground Zeroes, well you are in luck because you can just watch me play the whole dang …

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BY ON August 31st, 2015

Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn is a new deck building, dice rolling game by Plaid Hat Games that debuted at GenCon 2015. In Ashes you take control of one of the six Phoenixborns, demigods, with the goal of building a deck around their unique powers to overcome your opponent. Each Phoenixborn is different and allows …

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BY ON August 31st, 2015

When you make a new dragon based friend it is so important to know their likes and dislikes. What makes them prickly? What makes them sad? If you do not arm yourself with this basic information then you will most likely get eaten up. Or burned. Or both. Well, your brave adventurers are smart and …

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BY ON August 31st, 2015

The Library at Mount Char is one of my favorite books of 2015, and I sat down with author Scott Hawkins to discuss languages, dogs, and homicidal librarians. Christina Ladd: What had you picking languages as the focus of your book? Scott Hawkins: Part of it was my academic background in computer science, so I …

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BY ON August 30th, 2015

New episodes of the Darkblades drop about every two weeks and feature a canonical story taking place in Drunkeros. Each week will feature Michael “Thrifty Nerd” DiMauro (@thriftynerd) as DM, at least one player from of the Drunks and Dragons podcast with an assortment of special guests. This week we are joined by Nika Howard (@nika_howard), Cody (@codedude3), Matthew Morris …

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BY ON August 30th, 2015

Wow, where were you guys a couple weeks ago? I mean we were right here, waiting, despite having exceptionally busy lives. But no one showed up! What’s wrong, you couldn’t text? Anyway, I suppose we can move past this ugliness with episode 5, where we’ll just take some time to heal together. Unless your name …

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