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Con Reports

PAX East 2018 Sunday Gallery by Zephyrlynk Productions

Posted  April 25, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

On Sunday PAX East 2018 we had Jake from Zephyrlynk Productions join the team. While I was stationed in one spot all day, and Gregg of Wonderllama Photography was off doing Feature Sets, Jake was wandering the halls and show floor. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Pasha Cosplays, Dollilicious, kamarirosa, zeristhusa, and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will […]

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Articles

Avengers: Infinity War Packs a Gauntlet-Covered Punch

Posted  April 24, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

Our policy at Nerd Caliber to never post spoilers in reviews is strained to its limits with Avengers: Infinity War. Even discussing in broad strokes what small problems the movie suffers from would possibly give away enough clues for sharp fans to take away some information about the plot and story of the film. So […]

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PAX East 2018 Feature Set: Critical Role, by Wonderllama Photography

Posted  April 24, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

There was strong representation among cosplayers at PAX East 2018 for the growing media empire that is the web show and podcast Critical Role. Cosplaying as characters from the show in this set are Natalie Fuinha Cosplay as Keyleth, a half-elf druid; ArmariaSeole Cosplay as Vax’ildan, a half-elf rogue, paladin and druid; and Turnfolio Cosplay as Vex’ahlia, a half-elf ranger and rogue. Critical Role features voice […]

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Con Reports

PAX East 2018 Sunday Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter, Part 2

Posted  April 23, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

We have now reached the final gallery from me of cosplay photos taken at PAX East 2018. We will have more galleries from Zephyrlynk Productions as well as more Feature Sets from Wonderllama Photography. But what a way to end the con — getting a chance to shoot photos of Maul Cosplay. Literally minutes before I broke […]

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PAX East 2018 Feature Set: SoulCalibur with Bethany Maddock & Mikal Mosley, by Wonderllama Photo

Posted  April 22, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Bandai Namco was at PAX East 2018 with a demo of their upcoming game SoulCalibur VI. What better way to show off a highly anticipated new release than by having two incredible cosplayers, Bethany Maddock and Mikal Mosley, create all-new cosplays from the upcoming game?  Bethany made a stunning Sophitia, along with her iconic Omega sword and […]

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Con Reports

PAX East 2018 Sunday Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter, Part 1

Posted  April 21, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

Sunday at PAX East 2018 was more crowded on the show floor itself than any Sunday I’ve ever seen. But the overall crowds were smaller than Saturday or Friday as is the case with most cons. I still took enough photos of cosplayers for two galleries for the day. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Petry […]

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Anime-Manga

Avatar: The Last Airbender- The Promise Part One REVIEW

Posted  January 27, 2012  by  Brianne Glover

Avatar: The Last Airbender, oh how I LOVE this animated series. Avatar was definitely the type of cartoon I enjoyed watching: it had a solid plot, memorable characters, action, and a sweet romance. I’m a big fan of cartoons, animes and comic books made up of these components, but Avatar was different. Avatar touched on […]

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Tech & Games

Warhammer 40K: What Happened To The Witch Hunters?

Posted  January 26, 2012  by  Kelley Griffin

A few months ago, I decided to finally give Warhammer 40k a shot. I had known people who had played and despite the high price of models these people fervently collected, assembled, painted, displayed and fielded their armies. I figured anything that warranted that much time and devotion from anyone must be worth a shot. […]

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Cosplay & Style

The Photography of Angelwing: Ikkicon VI

Posted  January 25, 2012  by  Angelwing

Ikkicon VI took place in the heart of Texas at its capitol in Austin over the New Year’s weekend (December 30, 2011 – January 1, 2012). The setting of the con was at the AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center located on the University of Texas campus in downtown Austin. I arrived there early Friday […]

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Comic Books

RPG Legend Ed Greenwood Writing Comic Book Series

Posted  January 24, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

IDW Publishing, in cooperation with Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., is pleased to announce the all-new DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: FORGOTTEN REALMS ongoing comic book series, hitting shelves in April. Legendary writer Ed Greenwood, creator of the Forgotten Realms RPG campaign setting, will be scripting the comic?his first-ever ongoing Dungeons & Dragons […]

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Comedy

Jake Young is Afraid of The Dark: Episode 3

Posted  January 24, 2012  by  Jake Young

In 1992, the Nickelodeon network unveiled a show. This show was so different, so unheard of, so revolutionary that it left a permanent impression on an entire generation of Canadian and American youngsters. That show was “Are You Afraid of The Dark” and its goal was to make 10-year olds poop their pants. Now, many […]

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Anime-Manga

MM9: Giant Monsters Invade!

Posted  January 24, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

VIZ Media’s Haikasoru imprint brings a fantastic new tale of science fiction and giant monsters to North American readers with the release of Hiroshi Yamamoto’s novel MM9, available now. The release will carry an MSRP of $14.99 U.S. / $16.99 CAN. An eBook edition is also available on the Amazon Kindle, Apple’s iBooks Store, the […]

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Cosplay & Style

The Cosplay Photography of Nelson Castro

Posted  January 22, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

I had the privilege to interview photographer Nelson Castro who has produced a series of phenomenal pictures of cosplayers that reside in the west coast region. Nelson Castro is a passionate artist who is more interested in the wonders of photography than making money. In our interview, we look into Nelson Castro’s background and explore […]

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Articles

Arisia 2012: Review of one of New England’s Best Sci-Fi Conventions

Posted  January 19, 2012  by  Jen Jen

In the short time I’ve been attending conventions (not even a year actually) it’s become clearer the type of crowd these events draw in with versatile themes and fairly similarly grouped vendors. This past Saturday, the crowd was slightly more introverted, but the amenities were abundant at Arisia held in Boston, MA at the Westin […]

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Tech & Games

Assassin’s Creed: Lineage Review

Posted  January 18, 2012  by  Jen Jen

Having known the general premise of the Assassin’s Creed games through scant actual gameplay, combined with director Yves Simoneau’s simple storyline, the film Assassin’s Creed: Lineage kept me subtly standing by as if I could unexpectedly be blinked out of a game cinematic and instantly dropped onto the streets of Italy. Not as the game’s […]

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JEDI JUNKIES: Interview with Director Mark Edlitz

Posted  January 17, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

Something inside us is tired of the grey. Everyday, we get up at the same time to go to school/work and do the same things over and over again and we go home at night feeling empty; feeling that there must be more to this life. Science has done a great job in finding solutions […]

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Superheroes: A Review of HBO’s Documentary Film

Posted  January 13, 2012  by  Jen Jen

Presumably, there are few instances in our lives when we actually plead silently to ourselves for a superhero to come and rescue us, whether it be walking down a dark alley late at night or witnessing a petty crime and freezing in place from the shock. But if common sense teaches us that the world […]

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Literature

Darth Paper Strikes Back: An Origami Yoda Book by Tom Angleberger

Posted  January 13, 2012  by  nerdly

Darth Paper Strikes Back is Origami Yoda’s second adventure. His first outing was in the sixth grade at McQuarrie Middle School, and is published as The Strange Case of Origami Yoda. Darth Paper Strikes Back: An Origami Yoda Book is about the seventh grade at McQuarrie Middle School, and the same group of friends as they […]

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Cosplay & Style

The Photography of Blake Entrekin: Ichibancon 2012

Posted  January 12, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

Blake Entrekin has been doing photography as a hobby for almost 8 years now. He went to his first convention about the same time but never put cosplay and photography together until 2009. At the same time, he created a name for himself, Entrekin Photography, and slowly growing every year. He is amazed at how many people […]

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Cosplay & Style

The Photography of Adam Howell: Ichibancon 2012

Posted  January 12, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

Adam Howell is a photographer from North Carolina who loves the art of cosplay. While he takes photos of his friends around different anime conventions, Adam makes sure he takes the time to cosplay as well. Currently, we have his pictorial of Ichibancon 2012. Ichibancon is a four day anime convention held in Charlotte, North […]

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Tech & Games

A King’s Ransom: Mordenkainen’s Magnificent Emporium

Posted  January 9, 2012  by  Matt Timmins

Gamers love magical items.  From the humble Ring of Feather Fall to the mighty Holy Avenger, from Sting to the lightsaber (which, let’s face it, is more fantasy than science), magic items have been a part of role-playing since Gygax first picked up a twelve-sider.  Each edition of D&D has had it’s book of magical […]

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