Considering some of the editing on our Upcoming Cons page, I decided to make a post about. In particular, Conglomeration and Starbase Indy needed mentioning.
Category Archives: Odds & Ends
August 2017 Loot Crate unboxing
We’ve been meaning to do an unboxing video for Loot Crate, and we finally got one done…
Forego Fandom Fest
We here at Icygeek try to have a complete list of Louisville geek conventions. However, we had to make an executive decision and remove Fandom Fest from or listings. Without warning their event, which was to take place next weekend, was moved from the state fairgrounds to am event center area in Jefferson Mall. Also, Weird Al Yankovic has decided to cancel his appearance, and there are no refunds offered by the con.
Convention Page Updated
Transformers R.I.D. Analysis: Strongarm’s Big Score
A little late, but better than never. Our take on the episode Strongarm’s Big Score, the 41st episode of Transformers: Robots in Disguise.
The Death of a Geek Shop
Yesterday (as I wrote this), I found out that the best place for me to actually play Magic: the Gathering, one Silver Creek Game Shop in Sellersburg, Indiana, had closed for good three hours earlier. I wished I had listened to my intuition and went to visit earlier that day. Since then I have thought a lot about what might have gone wrong for it, what has gone wrong for other “geek shops” I’ve known, and lessons from all of them gathered so that another one might grace the Sunnyside of Louisville sometime. I plan to make this a more universal article, so if you are not from around the Kentuckiana area do not fear…you will find things germane to you as well.
Transformers R.I.D. Analysis: History Lessons
It’s been awhile, but now another new season of Robots in Disguise has begun. If you read our previous reviews, you know we have been hesitant about this series. Will Season 3 be an improvement? Let’s hope so. Here is our review, with potshots, of the first episode of the season…History Lessons,
Real Life D&D Menus
When one wants to recreate the medieval experience, many just think of the wardrobe or the weapons. But everyone needs to eat, so why not a menu fit for your typical D&D campaign, or maybe just a low-key middle ages faire. When we started Icygeek, we often highlighted articles on the net we found of interest to the geek crowd, and then posted our commentary to it. We have gotten away from it, but why not try a return, thanks to this nifty article…