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What’s on Your Shelf? Supershelf Edition!

The beacons were lit and Cory “Shonuff” Gelnett more than answered! I’m not even sure how much I can say about Cory’s collection that his photos don’t already shout. This may be our most image heavy “What’s on Your Shelf?” article yet! I wasn’t able to include every photo Cory gave us, so enjoy this feast of a collection. As …

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Nerdy Nummies-A Real Serious Cookbook

There have been a number of cookbooks that use geek/nerd culture as their gimmick. Including official Star Wars books. What caught my attention with Rosanna Pansino’s The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook is before the book even gets into the recipes. She writes how she’s a visual learner and has therefore arranged the book to be easier for visual learners. If you …

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Always Room for Gelatinous Cube DIY

Don’t ask me why I find the gelatinous cube to be an amusing monster. It’s anything but amusing if your party encounters one, yet I have a love for them anyway. I’m guessing it’s due to being a part-time DM (and despite being a part-time Player). So, I was delighted to find a Youtube video by user Blandco with instructions …

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DIY Dragon Eggs

I admit, I may not be the most normal person. When helping out with youth programming for a local sci-fi/fantasy convention, I came up with this idea, which was inspired by Easter. The raw materials were also inspired by Easter, which means finding the eggs for this project is quite easy and cheap if it’s after Easter.   Step 1: …

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Platonic Solids Woodworking Magic

In this video, Matthias Burger demonstrates making Platonic solid polyhedrons out of wood using a miter saw. His attention to the math in order to make them completely even is nearly magical as he transforms blocks of wood into the familiar dice shapes we all know. It’s one of those fascinating and oddly satisfying videos that pop up from time …

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30 Ways To Ring In The New Year

Before you do any of this, remember to roll a d30. Make toasts from a drinking horn, instead of a wine glass. Roll a d4, and make that many toasts. Scream a Klingon Death Howl for the end of the old year. Utter a quote from a Monty Python’s Flying Circus episode that you’ve never uttered before, and do it …