And the Geek Shall Inherit the Earth: PAX Day 1

I pride myself on being a geek's geek. After the years of torture in high school for spending more time playing table-top and computer games than chasing girls and causing mischief, the geek label is something I've always felt I've earned. Attending PAX for the first time has shown me … READ MORE

John Blain September 5, 2009

Seattle, Here I Come!

Packing day has arrived, and in true 'John Blain style' I've saved the task until the last minute. Filling boxes or suitcases was never a job I'd relished, and considering I'll be packing to leave for Seattle's Penny Arcade Expo this weekend (or PAX to the faithful), my procrastination even … READ MORE

John Blain September 2, 2009

Backup has arrived

A true gamer needs four things, a quick mind, a sharp eye, skills and a kicking rig. You will need to provide the first three, but Alienware's got you covered on the fourth. Any player, noob to pro, will tell you that having the right system can make all the … READ MORE

Jose Laraque September 2, 2009

QuakeCon Day 1: Peace, Love and Rockets

This year's QuakeCon is being hosted at the beautiful Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas. It was originally supposed to be at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, but was bumped for another convention at the last minute. Though the change caused a bit of confusion for those planning to attend, id … READ MORE

John Blain August 14, 2009

Behold, the invasion comes!

Gamers are visual and hands on. We do the research and we know what we want, but nothing beats seeing what we want first hand. Sure, you can buy anything online, even a car, and ninety-nine percent of the time it will arrive perfectly to your door. However, who wouldn't … READ MORE

Jose Laraque July 20, 2009
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