Find Your Callsign: Battlestar Galactica Personality Chart
The 2004 Battlestar Galactica reboot has been called one of the greatest science fiction series of all time. It’s no wonder people loved it when it has such strong characters as Kara Thrace, Admiral Adama, and Gaius Baltar. Even the Cylons each had distinct personalities.
Top Dog Round 2: A Fanpup Geeky Dog Bracket
You may have noticed there is always a dog in the various media and fandoms you may enjoy, but we at Fanpup would like to see who is really the top dog of all things geeky and nerdy. Vote Now! Results will be posted every Monday!
Fanpup's Top 10 Gigabytes of Memory of 2014
Today is the official anniversary of Fanpup's website and the launch of this organization formally! Take a journey down memory lane with us with our Top 10 Moments of 2014. Can't wait for next year and thanks for being a part of it!
Cosplay Roundup: Christmas Cosplay
It seems like everyone is getting in the holiday spirit, and cosplayers are no exception. From Nightmare Before Christmas to Santa-fied versions of favorite characters, there is no dearth of Christmas-themed cosplay to share this season.
Opinion: Sony isn't at Fault
Over the past month, Sony Entertainment was the victim of cyber-warfare and threats intended to embarrass them publicly, and halt the release of their new movie The Interview. Unfortunately that's not the coverage we've had over the past couple weeks. Instead we saw a good deal of victim blaming and a solid dose of privacy invasion.
Jewish Superheroes: Available to Save the World Dec. 24 - 26
Who can stop Galactus when he tries to make Earth his Christmas Dinner?
Lucky for us, these Jewish superheroes will answer the call. Check out the nifty diagram and vote for your favorite.
How to Host a Nerdy Holiday Party
By now pretty much everyone knows that the stereotype of the socially stunted nerd who spends holidays playing video games alone is inaccurate. In fact, I know firsthand that nerds can be some of the best friends, and that they definitely know how to have a good time. Whether it’s the family that raised you into fandom and gamer culture, or the friends you picked up along the way, if you’re planning on having a holiday party this year you know just who to call. Full Article
Dork the Halls: One Nerdy Holiday Guide to Rule Them All
With the thousands of holidays celebrated worldwide, it can become difficult at times to remember to celebrate the ones you want to acknowledge. Fear not fellow nerds! I am here to show you a handful of awesome nerdy holidays you all should add to your 2015 calendars.
Dork the Halls: Video Game Hero Secret Snowflake
‘Tis the season of merriment and festivity for many people all over the globe, and a big part of several holiday traditions is giving gifts to loved ones to let them know that you appreciate them. Imagine, if you will, that the Secret Society for Video Game Heroes (which totally exists, I assure you) got together to exchange anonymous holiday presents in the age-old tradition of Secret Snowflake. Full Article
Dork the Halls: 6 Super Santa Helpers
Santa Claus is a legend, but even legends can experience some burn-out. The man is expected to fly to every house in the world in one night, while carrying presents, after a long year of running a business. So what if Santa decided to assemble a super team to help him out? Here’s who we think would be his first-draft pick for the most festive super helper team around. Full Article
Dork the Halls: Fanpup Holiday Gift Strategy Guide
Not sure what to get for the nerdy loved ones in your life? Check out our gift guide - it's organized by category so you know exactly what to pick up for your indie game loving sister and comic fiend best friend after just a glance!
The Hobbit: Battle of the 16 Personalities
Professor Tolkien, in his meticulous creation of Middle-Earth, brought to the world iconic characters and archetypes that would be emulated and built-upon forever after. What better way to honor the final cinematic chapter of this high fantasy masterpiece than to apply modern-day personality theory to the characters and find out... Who Would You Be?
What Would the Women of The Walking Dead Do?
The Walking Dead used to have a huge problem in the first few seasons, and it wasn’t the zombies. Poorly written women was a problem that plagued the series, but now as things continue to get worse for Rick and the gang, the women have never looked better.
Dork the Halls: Board Games for Bored Families During the Holidays
It’s that time of year when families gather together to celebrate the holidays, and what better way to spent quality time with everyone than to play some board games! We’ve picked our favorite board games for festive family fun, breaking them down into categories to cater to whatever your family enjoys the most!
3 Stages of Watching the new Star Wars Trailer
It’s been over a week since the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer dropped, and if you’re anything like us, you’ve been thinking about this trailer SO much it’s almost like you’re in a relationship with it. A passionate, yet tumultuous relationship. So to help you navigate these rocky waters, our relationship experts put together this list of what you might be going through.
Indie Game Revolution
Think back to your childhood: the hums and coin jangles of the arcade, the early weekend morning NES frenzies on the living room floor, and the ever-present dread of a save file accidentally being overwritten. The newest long-term exhibit at Seattle’s EMP Museum is called ‘Indie Game Revolution’ and focuses on highlighting the journey that video games have gone through to become one of the most pervasive and exciting media in the world today. Full Article
Big Hero 6 Review
Big Hero 6 is based on a very manga-like run of Marvel comics by the same name, so it was inevitable that Disney (post-Marvel acquisition) would start optioning non-superhero comic book characters and I really enjoyed this first Marvel film from Disney that didn’t build into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Amazing Amazons: Wonder Woman Cosplay Roundup
Wonder Woman is among the most beloved comic book characters of all time, so it’s no wonder (get it?) that she’s also an incredibly popular character for cosplayers. She has numerous versions, several different costumes, and has inspired many, many custom iterations. Here are some of our favorites. Full Article
Mockingjay - Part 1 (quick) Review
Franchise trilogies in dystopian worlds are a dime a dozen these days, but everyone seems to come back toThe Hunger Games as the one that arguably started this movement in young adult literature, so one would hope that the first half of the last book would live up to the expectations
SpeakEasy: A Bold Pub Game Review
I recently got the chance to test out SpeakEasy, a new party game currently being crowdfunded via Kickstarter. It’s specifically designed to be played in bars, so the main obstacle was a matter of gathering some friends for a night on the town to test it out. Here are my impressions so far.
Interstellar Group Review
Christopher Nolan’s latest, Interstellar is out and it seems like everyone has an opinion on it, including us. So instead of a traditional review we thought we’d give the floor to a bunch of our contributors and see if some sort of consensus can be had.
Shovelry 101: Shovel Knight Review
Shovel Knight has taken the gaming community by storm recently thanks to it’s nostalgia-inducing gameplay, 8-bit graphics, and characters that’ll live on for ages to come. Steel thy shovels viewers, prepare for an in depth analysis of Shovel Kight - Yacht Club Games’s pride and joy.
Thinking of Attending San Diego Comic Con 2015? Read this now!
Thinking of going to SDCC this year? Too often I see people deciding to try for tickets, only to realize they are a few months too late in the planning process. Here are the things you should be doing RIGHT NOW to put yourself in a position to go.
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