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October 27, 2014 – 7:30 am |

Get your left hand on the joystick and your right hand on the hyperspace drive, vintage video game enthusiasts unveil “StarFighters Arcade” in the East Valley.

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Five awkward roleplaying games to make you feel better about yourself

November 12, 2011 – 8:46 am |

Do you remember playing pretend when you were little? All roleplayers are familiar with the embarrassment of trying to explain the hobby to non-gamers, even if we are all just playing pretend with others, using a set …

Nerdvana welcomes a new contributor: Stephen Carpenter

November 11, 2011 – 11:26 am |
Stephen Carpenter

Earlier this week I announced I am leaving the East Valley Tribune to take another job out of state, and while I intend to continue supporting this blog I created, I appealed to the Arizona …

The world of deck-building card games

November 11, 2011 – 7:54 am |

Since 1993, Gamers have been enjoying collectible card games with Magic the Gathering, Richard Garfield’s game of spell-slinging action. With millions of players world wide, Magic has dominated the tabletop gaming industry.  After it’s release, …

Steampunk Street returns to downtown Mesa’s Second Friday

November 11, 2011 – 12:45 am |
The Brose Brothers (Evermore Nevermore)

It’s Second Friday, and that means once again Evermore Nevermore will be exerting its eldritch influence over downtown Mesa.
This time, “Steampunk Street III” is the monthly street party’s theme, revisiting the popular style of gizmos …

ThunderCats meet paper cuts … and impotence

November 11, 2011 – 12:00 am |

From robotic teddy bears to forgetful elephants, and now paper warriors — the new ThunderCats certainly has no shortage of intriguing characters. It’s all part of Lion-O’s ongoing quest to master the Sword of Omens’ …