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According to his peers, Ryan plays far too many board games, an awful lot of role-playing games, and occasionally makes time for video games. If asked his opinion, he would just laugh and wish for more hours in the day to create characters and place meeples. On the rare occasion he isn't rolling dice, he's reading comics or watching movies. He eats and sleeps between initiative steps

Tabletop Tuesday: I’m seein’ red!

I’m not even going to mess around with any sort of introduction this week, folks.  We have new Star Wars: X-Wing the Miniatures Game news that must be shouted from the rooftops! Since the TIE Interceptor models were announced, I haven’t known a single Imperial player who has not at least mentioned hand-painting bloodstripes on…

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Tabletop Tuesday: Holy Red Shirts and Russians, Batman!

Greetings once again, dice slingers, card wizards and tabletop enthusiasts!  This week’s Tabletop Tuesday takes us from the 40’s to the 60’s and then all the way to the 22nd century. To begin, we start with an old favorite of mine – Batman.  No, not Christian Bale.  Obviously not Clooney or Kilmer, either.  Not even…

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Tabletop Tuesday: There ain’t no party like an Adeptus Astartes party

It’s been a while folks, but Tabletop Tuesday is back (albeit, a little late in the day)!  Now I know I’ve been out of the saddle for a spell, so I think the best way to celebrate would be to jump right in and sift through some of the great tabletop news that’s come out…

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Tabletop Tuesday: The Returnening

Greetings, fellow dice fiends!  It has been a few weeks since my last column and for that I owe you all an apology.  My greatest nemesis, real life, got in the way when I began a new job.  Now that I’m settled in, I’m back to bring you the best highlights from the world of…

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Tabletop Tuesday: All aboard for Elder Gods and Cylons!

What a week it has been!  Well, actually it’s been two weeks since I was on a bit of a hiatus, but that’s besides the point.  As GenCon creeps ever closer, it seems like the world of tabletop gaming is pulsing with barely contained energy.  This week, I’ve dug up my usual array of news…

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Tabletop Tuesday: Wherein Elder Gods get smashed and the Dominion blitzes the Alpha Quadrant

Welcome back for another week of delightful tabletop gaming news.  It’s been a busy, busy week in the wide world of analog gaming.  We’ve got space ships, dark gods from beyond space and time, a few coveted awards and ELVES…IN…SPAAAACE!         Arguably the most exciting news this week was WizKids’ announcement of…

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Tabletop Tuesday: Mongols and Superheroes and Starships? Oh my!

Welcome to the very first edition of Tabletop Tuesday!  This humble corner of Gonna Geek will cover news highlights from the wide world of analog gaming every week.  In addition to covering all the latest news and gossip for board, card, miniatures and roleplaying games I’ll also be discussing some of the terminology commonly used…

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The Next Exciting Episode of Robotech

In 1985, Robotech was first brought to the US by Harmony Gold.  The series blended animation from 3 different Japanese series – Super Dimension Fortess Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber Mospeada.  This amalgamation created a series which captivated American audiences and helped usher in the huge surge in anime’s popularity during…

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The Force Is Strong With Star Trek

The folks over at WizKids know a good thing when they see it.  According to StarTrek.com, they will be adapting their popular Star Trek HeroClix Tactics line of miniatures into a new game called “Star Trek Attack Wing”.  Licensing the “FlightPath Maneuver System” from Fantasy Flight Games, this game looks to be a solid copy…

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WizKids & 4K Media Announce Yu-Gi-Oh Tabletop Games

WizKids has announced that they are teaming up with 4K Media to produce a series of games using their HeroClix miniatures and Quarriors dice-building systems.  The first set will be a clix game with approximately 50 miniatures divided into a 2 player starter set and booster expansion packs.  Anyone familiar with WizKids previous clix games…

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