Getting People Into Your Hobby

Getting People Into Your Hobby

New Years is a time for new things for a lot of people. People do New Years Resolutions, and while most are self improvement, sometimes, you want to do something for others (or it could still be self improvement). How do you go about getting…

Starting Up a New Nerdy Hobby

Starting Up a New Nerdy Hobby

We’re in a new year, so I want to talk about New Years sort of things at least for the next two days. With the new year, we often want to pick up a new hobby or a new good habit (or end a bad…

Halloween Horror: My Top 5 Halloween Monsters

Halloween Horror: My Top 5 Halloween Monsters

It’s a spooooooktacular time this Halloween. I’ve gone through and done some Halloween Horror articles, looking at Stephen King books, movies, and board games. But now we’re onto an interesting part of Halloween, the monsters. My top 5 monsters is going to pull from classic…

I DEMAND You Fix It

I DEMAND You Fix It

This topic has been on the back of my brain for a little bit for two reasons. The first, I’m seeing it show up in Kickstarter and the other reason is Season 8 of Game of Thrones. The idea of this is that as a…

Hobby vs Collection

Hobby vs Collection

This came up a bit ago on The Dice Tower, and it’s an interesting topic for nerds. There are times when a hobby becomes a collection or when a collection becomes a hobby. A couple of examples of this:I have a lot of comic books,…

Nerd/Life Balance

Nerd/Life Balance

This is a topic that I was thinking about some yesterday. It’s interesting now because we live in a time where a surprising number of people are doing the nerdy thing they seem to love for their career. You have Nerdist and Geek and Sundry…

Eating Nerdy – Mansions of Madness

Eating Nerdy – Mansions of Madness

Normally with Eating Nerdy, I try and go with a movie, show, or game that is a bit more obscure that you can make an event around and how you can feed people while staying in theme. That’s what I’m trying to do here as…

Concept: Culling the Nerd

Concept: Culling the Nerd

Let’s start by what I mean by the title “Culling the Nerd“. It sounds ominous, but I don’t mean actually culling nerds out of your life, I’m talking tips, tricks, strategies for decluttering your nerd life when your collections grow to a hoard, and you…

Know Your Nerds: Kristen’s Top 5 Board Games

Know Your Nerds: Kristen’s Top 5 Board Games

We’re wrapping up this series with one last installment — to finish it up, I’ll be talking about my top 5 favorite board games. As Peder mentioned, we both did a similar list a while back, so I’ll refrain from looking at my previous list…

Know Your Nerds: Kristen’s Top 5 Anime

Know Your Nerds: Kristen’s Top 5 Anime

As many of you know by now, my status as an anime fan is kind of complicated. While I really love anime, I’ve seen relatively few series compared to your average fan (or at least compared to the anime fans I’m friends with), so I…