Just a regular geek who's happily hitched. (Going on 19 years this year!) Geek pursuits include comic books, role-playing games (traditional kind, using pencil, paper, and funky-looking dice), and debating what Buffy the vampire slayer would do to sparkling vampires. Oh, and I write about cars for a living.
3 Stories by Joel
Game Review: Players Dogfight Over Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game
A long time ago, in a galaxy yet to hear about about Lucasfilm selling out to the Big Mouse, game studio Fantasy Flight Games released the Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game in 2012. Now that hardcore table-top gamers have had a chance to really ...
Mar 07, 2013
Top 10 Lightsaber Battles on Youtube
The lightsaber – a blade of plasma energy according to Wikipedia – is iconic to the Star Wars universe and, with the Force, separates it from the myriad number of science-fiction universes in popular culture. So it’s understandable that ...
Sep 05, 2012
Dungeons & Dragons Next and 4th Edition or Dude, Where are My Powers?
It has been months since the first public playtest of the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons game was launched, and gaming forums continue to buzz with speculation on how the game will ultimately shape up for its official release. Now before ...
Jul 31, 2012