Gaming

Pro Tip: Naming NPCs in Dungeons & Dragons

I absolutely love Dungeons & Dragons, and as a Dungeon Master, I often spend an unhealthy amount of time crafting worlds of might and magic for dear friends to experience. However, there’s one aspect that kills my soul and that is the dreaded task of naming NPCs. As a Dungeon Master, I tend to focus on the atmosphere, a handful of major characters, and unique dungeons. My weakness is the...

Dungeons and Date Nights Episode 3: Quartz and the Curious Case of Spoopy Rooms

The third episode of our new Dungeons and Dragons podcast called Dungeons and Date Nights is now available to listen! Join Darth Mexican and Alexia as they embark on an adventure of filled with unfortunate events. Darth Mexican is the Dungeon Master while Alexia is brand new to the world of Dungeons and Dragons. She plays as Quartz, a once human rogue whose entire clan was destroyed by unknown ass...

Five Reasons Why You Need to Play Dead by Daylight

Do you enjoy gaming? How about with friends? Do your friends ever make you so frustrated that you have an overwhelming desire to swipe them with jagged weapons and then hang them on meat hooks? Well I have good news for you! There is a game that exists by the name of Dead by Daylight that allows you to do just that. The fine folks over at Behaviour Studios have been working hard since its release ...

Game On Expo 2018 Offered More Games and Great Times Than Ever Before

One of the most beloved communities of the geek world is gaming. Whether it is mobile, table top gaming, or massive multiplayer RPGs, video games have had such a great impact on many of our lives. What better way to celebrate the passion for this culture than attending Game On Expo! Game On Expo is a convention held at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, in the month of August. Ever...

Dungeons and Date Night!

Do you love Dungeons and Dragons? We have a great new project that takes place every other Tuesday night on our Twitch channel, https://www.twitch.tv/the_geek_lyfe . Darth Mexican and his girlfriend, Alexia, get together to use might and magic in order to resolve various conflicts in a new series called Dungeons and Date Night. Darth Mexican has been playing Dungeons and Dragons since 2008 when he...

Mobile Gaming is Here to Stay

It’s been a major mainstay in the Asian gaming landscape for years, but now it looks like the US is finally beginning to cotton on to the power of the mobile gaming industry – with Samsung attempting to lead the charge “The ultimate mobile gaming platform?” A familiar face from Epic Games took center stage at Samsung’s annual ‘Galaxy Unpacked’ event earlier in August. President Tim Sweeney w...

Joe Manganiello’s New Product Line, ‘Death Saves’, Has Us Throwing Our Wallets at Our Monitors

If there is one thing that we love here at The Geek Lyfe, it’s Dungeons & Dragons. There is so much charm in gathering together with a group of dear friends and rolling dice to slay fantastic beasts before looting their corpses. Imagine our surprise when we found out celebrity, Joe Manganiello,(known for his roles in True Blood, Justice League, Magic Mike, and more) not only has played D...

The Geek Lyfe Tackles E3 2018!

E3 is one of the best times of the year for gamers all around the world because we get a sneak peak at all of the games to come. Major brands like Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft gather together for a week of solid promotion, both streamed and in person. This year was no different as we got to see some fantastic game trailers! So many in fact that we could not list all of them in this article. Still...

Welcome Back to the World…of Warcraft

As part of a Welcome Back Weekend event, starting June 21st and going until June 24th, Blizzard Entertainment is letting players return to World of Warcraft for free*. Players with inactive accounts will have them reactivated for the weekend, with the ability to play up to the Warlords of Draenor expansion (for owners of World of Warcraft expansions up to and including Warlords of Draenor) or Legi...

Schrei205 Interviews Glenn Rane (Warning: Fangirling Within)

World of Warcraft holds a special place in my heart for a huge variety of reasons. One of those reasons includes the incredible art that accompanies the game, from the illustrations, to the concepts, to the in-game scenery. The quality of Blizzard art has always been truly impressive, and I was so excited to hear that a long-time Blizzard artist, Glenn Rane, would be a guest at Phoenix Comic Fest ...

Critical Role Set to Split from Geek & Sundry

Breaking news this morning in the tabletop gaming community!   Critical Role, the multi-platform Dungeons & Dragons show, is set to split from their parent company Geek & Sundry come July 2018. The show brings in over half a million viewers per week as “Critters” all over the globe tune in to 6+ hours of content the Critical Role team produces for the channel. The team rel...

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr Approaches!

If there is one franchise I, Darth Mexican, love it is Warhammer 40k. There is something appealing about a grim darkness in the far future where there is only war. A future where the galaxy is nothing but horrible situations and overwhelming odds thanks to hordes of giant Orks, hive mind Tyranids, and unholy Chaos Gods. Although I am sure it wouldn’t be a pleasant experience to live in that ...

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