Coins for Anything: Fantasy Metal Gaming Coins

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The nature of fantasy culture relies on fantastic imaginary worlds where magic and fantastic creatures are common. Often inspired by mythology and folklore, fantasy role-playing and gaming might just be as close as we can get to experiencing our fantasies as reality. For as engrossing as a genre artwork can be, there are limits to immersing one’s self by merely looking at fantastic imagery. Board games and Role playing can rely heavily on figurines, costumes, and props. Coins for Anything has come up with a marriage of art and accessory with their line of Fantasy Metal Gaming Coins. (more…)

Get Bit!

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Duuun dun duuun dun dun dun dun dun dun dun BOM BOM dun dun dun dun dun dun doo dedoo doo dedoo dede doo dede doo dededoo. When you hear that soundtrack in the back of your mind, you know there is only one thing to do—SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH! (more…)

Hanabi

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Are fireworks, parades, barbecues, fairs, picnics, baseball games, and family reunions not enough for your 4th of July celebration? How about we toss in some tabletop gaming? Hanabi is a game named after the Japanese word for “fireworks”. I know what you are thinking, “celebrate Independence Day with a foreign game? HERESY!” Well, try and move past that, Hanabi is a wonderful game—and really its just a name. (more…)

Takenoko

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Don’t you love when someone gives you a gift that actually ends up becoming a chore? Remember when your parents got you a pet? You had to clean up after it, take it for walks, clean it, and feed it? Yeah, that doggy in the window was adorable before you came to the realization that you are cleaning up another living thing’s poo and that your place on the food chain has been all screwed up. (more…)

Think Again!

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Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

Trivia games have been a mainstay in party entertainment since the 60s and on our tables since the production of Trivial Pursuit in the late 70s. When the idea of playing a trivia game comes up, everyone knows what that means; topical questions revolving around sports, history, art, pop culture, etc… The person with the most correct answers wins. Pretty straight forward. (more…)

International #TableTop Day 2014

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“International TableTop Day is a celebration for all the fans of tabletop gaming. A single day where the whole world is brought together in a common purpose of spending time together and having fun.”

The Gamer Nerd will be participating in the 2014 International #Tabletop Day! Visit their site for more details on how you can participate in your local gaming community. (more…)