R.I.P. Stan Lee

Today the world has lost a wonderful talent. Stan Lee, the creator of Marvel Comics has passed away. Stan Lee was the brains behind some of the most iconic super heroes and stories ever put to print. He had a way of standing up against injustice without engaging injecting partisan politics into his work. He …
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Retro Rewind: Golden-Age Classics (Part 1)

Most kids today will never experience the thrill of setting foot into an old-school arcade. The closest they will get is likely someplace like Chuck E -Cheese’s or Dave & Buster’s. Sure, there may be a few retro-style arcade halls still tucked away here and there. But sadly, they are now few and far between. …
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Going All In: My experiences with the Microsoft/Apple Ecosystems (Part 3)

After a few weeks of considering my options, I decided that switching back to a windows PC would be the best bet for me. The same power at more than half the cost was simply too tempting. So I sold my iMac and built a new PC from the ground up. For the time, my …
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Going All In: My experiences with the Microsoft/Apple Ecosystems (Part 2)

My decision to jump from PC to Mac, wasn’t made on a whim. I had been growing increasingly frustrated with Microsoft’s apparent lack of vision. None of what they were doing was making any sense to me. Let me be clear, I am more than a PC user. I’m a licensed technician. I can design and build a …
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Nerd Passion: Dungeons & Dragons

So far, this site has focused mainly on video games. That’s not too bad. Almost everyone plays video games to some extent. We’ve also touched on subjects just a little bit less mainstream; comics, Star Wars, etc. But again, who doesn’t like Superman or Darth Vader? These are household names. So today, I’m going to …
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Nerd Passion: Comic Books

So far the posts on this site have been almost entirely focused on gaming. That’s ok, but there are some other topics that I want to comment on as well. Now that I’m all caught up on the games of my youth, I feel like I’m somewhat free to discuss other things. So now, I’m …
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Distant Worlds

As many of my readers might know, I am a rabid Final Fantasy fan. I’ve played nearly every title in the main series as well as several of the offshoots. One of my favorite aspects of these games is the wonderful music that is featured in them. Being the collector that I am, I have …
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Nerd Shock!

Today the nerd-world was rocked with news that Disney has acquired Lucasfilm. Yes. You heard right… On top of that, it was also announced that Disney will be producing a new Star Wars trilogy. Again, you read that correctly. Star Wars Episode VII VIII and IX are now a reality. What does this mean for …
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October, Dracula, and Castlevania…

Well, here we are: October. Probably my favorite month of the year. There’s just something about the change of the seasons that appeal to me. I enjoy the crisp bite in the autumn air, the sound of the breeze through the leaves, and something childlike in me really enjoys the creepy feeling that you get …
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