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Thinking Outside the D&D Box

Thinking Outside the D&D Box The ground shook as it split in two. The growing chasm pried apart in a wicked grin splitting the group apart…making way for the Abomination resting beneath. Taldan the wizard stumbled, nearly falling to the ground as a large tendril rose from the split in the earth seeking purchase. Taldan’s eyes narrowed as he gripped his staff, his whitening knuckles betraying h...

The Geek Lyfe Treasures: Episode 2 Featuring Freeplay Frenchie

The Geek Lyfe Treasures: Episode 2 Featuring Freeplay Frenchie This episode features Freeplay Frenchie! She is a Geek Lyfe writer from the UK! She shows her her incredible collection of dolls, legos, and posters for all her fans to see! Be sure to check out more of her content on her blog and YouTube! We at The Geek Lyfe want to connect to our audience on a more personal level and we thought a gre...

Why Steven Universe “Mindful Education” Broke Me

Why Steven Universe “Mindful Education” Broke Me Hey friends! For those who don’t know me, I am Darth Mexican and I am the owner of The Geek Lyfe. While owning an indie geek website is fun, it’s still pretty taxing especially when you add in the fact that I work 40 hours a week, have to maintain my friendships, ensure my family knows I love them, and some how convince a wom...

Is the Internet the new Celebrity Playground?

Is the Internet the new Celebrity Playground? There are not many people on earth who don’t believe the internet is one of the most incredible, life changing inventions the planet has ever seen. Almost everything we do is influenced by, or carried out on the net, and with the long heralded internet of things revolution picking up steam, it is soon going to be even more embedded into our everyday ex...

Top Five Comics for New Comic Readers

Top Five Comics for New Comic Readers So you want to start reading comics, eh? First off, welcome! Welcome to the wonderful, rich and vibrant world of comic books and graphic novels. That glorious world, though, can be intimidating to someone who only so far has danced along the fringes of it. Going to your local comic book store is a daunting experience for someone just dipping their toes into th...

Can The DC Cinematic Universe Benefit From Marvel’s Success?

Can The DC Cinematic Universe Benefit From Marvel’s Success? Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice is just around the corner, and I can’t help but feel excited for it.  I remember, as a kid, watching Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman and Christopher Reeve’s portrayal of Superman back to back and thinking how cool it would be to see a mashup of the two.  This fascination followed me t...

Female Gamers: A Rant By Kalla

Female Gamers: A Rant By Kalla I have feelings, you know thoughts and opinions, about other female gamers. Feelings I think are valid, of course, because they are mine, and feelings I would like to share with everyone because you might find them valid too. As a female gamer, there is some discrimination and more importantly stereotypes I have had to deal with. No, I am not a femi-nazi, nor do I th...

Why Do You Still Read Comics?

Why Do You Still Read Comics? Like any other kid, my brother hated reading and just like any good sister, I loved it because I wanted to show our dad I was the “good kid.” In an ingenious move, our uncle gave my brother some comic books which easily became the lesser of two evils for him. He was reading, yes, but there were pictures, fighting – and perhaps the real kicker here – it was about chara...

TotalBiscuit Quits Social Media, The Stress Of YouTube Fame

TotalBiscuit Quits Social Media, The Stress Of YouTube Fame John “TotalBiscuit” Bain is a pillar of honor and integrity when it comes to the geek community. He started out doing humble World of Warcraft content which later led to well respected reviews until finally he now hosts one of the most watched podcasts on Twitch often gathering tens of thousands of viewers. He has done all of ...

The Comicon Hustle

The Comicon Hustle Earlier this year I made a promise to myself that I would take able bodies and travel Arizona for as many geeky convention we could find. Sure enough we gathered our photographers, writers, backups and charged every convention we could find! When I started my conquest I was but a humble geek with an indie blog who was far too shy to approach most vendors and cosplayers for inter...

Has DLC Gone Too Far?

Has DLC Gone Too Far? I am a Gamer.  I love to play games, whether they be table-top, PC, or console.   I love to play games.  Over the years, video games have grown exponentially, in size, story, graphic fidelity and so on.  These have been welcome changes, as they’ve brought amazing stories and interactive experiences that were just not possible 10+ years ago.  As games have gotten larger, so ha...

Diablo: The Red Headed Step Child

Diablo: The Red Headed Step Child At one time the Diablo franchise was one of the biggest and well loved games that Blizzard Entertainment had ever produced. For those unfamiliar with the franchise, Diablo focuses on being an average run of the mill adventurer in a grim world filled of demons, undead, and so much more. The enemies are numerous and the challenges are daunting yet you, the player, c...

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