May 25th is Geek Pride Day, meaning we geeks have our own holiday! So I thought I’d share some ideas of ways you can enjoy the day in the geekiest ways possible. Continue reading
We really are in a board game renaissance and there are now tons and tons of new board games coming out. It’s pretty overwhelming to sift through every new game that hits a shelf, and some that only hit Kickstarter. So here is how you can start searching for new games in the great tabletop sea. Continue reading
As a geek, finding another geek to call my significant other has been quite lovely. So with Valentine’s Day this week, I thought it would be a fun post to share how to geekify your dates, whether with a new prospect or your long term partner. Continue reading
When it comes to video games, I really love indie games. I basically only play indie games and very, very rarely play anything else. So I figured I’d share some tips and places I learn about new indie video games. Continue reading
I was asked a while ago how I find mobile games to play, especially amongst the sea of Candy Crush parodies and infuriating pay to play models. So I decided to collect my tips on finding great mobile games into a post! Continue reading
For many geeks, conventions are a way to connect to the communities they are a part of and immerse themselves in the fandoms they love. And there are so many different conventions out there now for all types of fandoms and groups, it can be hard to find the best one for you. So here is a guide to help you figure out ways to choose a con for you. Continue reading
I like to think that I get my thrifty skills from my mom, who we call the ultimate shopper because she can always find the deal on literally anything. I channel that energy into video games, and never buy a game full price ever. With the holidays coming, a bunch of sales, and new games coming out all of the time, I have some tips and tricks to share if you want to do the same. Continue reading
Any and every holiday can break the bank if you’re not careful. And if you’re very into Halloween, it’s even easier to spend more than you probably should. But it’s actually pretty easy to have a budget-conscious Halloween, and here’s how. Continue reading
So somehow I haven’t ~technically~ written a post with a generic planning a trip to Disneyland. The existing posts I have are more specific, being planning for Disneyland during Halloween and doing Disneyland like a SoCalian. So here, as my last post from this recent trip, I share a generic planning guide for a trip to Disneyland and DCA. Continue reading
It’s that time of year where I can get a little bit stressed. The semester has started, deadlines are coming up, and the transition into the fall brings new challenges and responsibilities. So in order to keep going, I need a bit of self care. So why not geekify it? Continue reading
We all love our geeky sides, but sometimes we don’t need it to be in your face as much as just a subtle ode to our favorite fandoms. So if you’re the kind of geeky who wants to add a little bit of geeky into the holidays, then here are some suggestions for keeping it subtle but fitting for your favorite things. Continue reading
I enjoy a trip to Disney as much as the next gal, and being from Southern California has given me unique experiences and many chances at visiting the happiest place on Earth. Now it’s my time to share my tips for doing Disney like the SoCalian* that I am. Continue reading
It’s been one whole year of A Geek Girl’s Guide! Let’s take a look at this last year, shall we?
So I was a band geek, still kind of am even though I stopped marching 2 years ago. But after spending 5 years working to be at the top levels, it stays with you forever. And I don’t think you had to have a direct connection with marching band to appreciate it, and here is how you can.
I play games often, so I end up teaching others how to play often. And while some games are pretty easy to explain, there are some with hundreds of steps in one turn, and then hundreds of turns to end a game. But, I have found a way to best teach others to play games they’ve never played before.
I am a tabletop gamer, those are my go to games to play with people. And for some friends I make play with me, they don’t play as much even if they wanted to, mainly because they don’t know how. So if you are like those friends, I am here to help you out.
One of my geekiest loves is Broadway musicals, which tends to be a very particular niche of geek culture. But anyone can become a Broadway fan with these tips.
As a lover of tabletop games, having game nights are an essential way to spread my enjoyment and have a fun night with friends or family. But it takes more than just a stack of board games to make an awesome game night.
Fandoms are not a group to enter lightly. Fandoms are very committed to their love, whether its Dr. Who or Harry Potter to One Direction. But, fandoms are very welcoming and supportive to its members, with a common goal of loving a particular thing. Here is your how to guide when entering the world of fandoms.