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Command and Conquer – Playable in Your Browser!

Command and Conquer – Playable in Your Browser!

I’ve recently stumbled upon a game in the Chrome Web Store that caught my eye.  I first saw it had Command and Conquer in the name.  That immediately reminded me of the late night LAN parties and early internet dial-up battles of the Global Defense Initiative (GDI) and the Brotherhood of NOD (NOD) I had years ago.  So I figured it would be pretty neat to say the least if someone had figured out how to leverage the graphics power of...

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Geek Groceries: Pebble Smart Watch

Geek Groceries: Pebble Smart Watch

Now that almost everyone has a smart phone it’s time to jump on the bandwagon and pick up a smart watch to go with it.  One of the latest smart watches is called the Pebble.  It connects to your iPhone or Android device via bluetooth.  Its main function is of course as a time piece so you’ll be spending most of your time changing out the plethora of watch faces.  They also have an SDK that lets you program your own watch...

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Geek Groceries: Rocket Dice

Geek Groceries: Rocket Dice

If you haven’t backed anything on Kickstarter yet you may very well back this project as your first.  Especially if you have any kind of space-related games in need of a few D6.  Introducing ROCKET DICE.  It’s a D6 AND a rocket ship!  How cool is that?  Answer: very cool.  They even made sure to design the tail fins so they both look cool and absolutely do not get in the way while it is rolling.  And by rolling...

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If Only WOTC Would… Make a D&D Game for Google Glass

You may have heard about the heads up display from Google which they just call Glass.  If not, you can learn all about it here: http://www.google.com/glass/start/ Several ideas for gaming jumped right inside my head the first moment I saw them sitting on someone’s head.  One neat idea for D&D would be a better way to send secret messages between the players or even from the DM to the players or player to DM.  Imagine sitting...

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If Only WOTC Would… Make a D&D game for Wii U

If Only WOTC Would… Make a D&D game for Wii U

Imagine if you will, four players each with a wiimote to control their character on the big TV screen when their initiative rolls around while the Dungeon Master can see everything they need to see on the screen of the Wii U gamepad.  I’m not the first to come up with this idea but I can say I probably thought of this around the same time as Penny Arcade did.  I agree this would be PERFECT for the way the Wii U was set up.  This...

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