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Minnesota Gaming Conventions to Check Out in 2017

Minnesota, and particularly the Twin Cities area, is a great place for gamers. Maybe it’s all the time we spend indoors due to the weather, or maybe it’s just a natural evolution of the fan culture that has thrived here for over 50 years, but it’s difficult to do a perception check above zero without detecting another gamer. There are so many MN gaming events all year round that it can be difficult to keep track of them all! Fortunately for...

This Week in Geek (05/30/16–06/05/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, May 30th through Sunday, June 5th. Game Designer Session What: Meet-Up, Gaming When: Tuesday, May 31st at 7:00 p.m. Where: Waterbury Center The Geek Partnership Society’s United Geeks of Gaming group meets up monthly for board gaming, card gaming, role-playing, and video gaming events and weekend extravaganzas. One such event is the Game Designer Session series, which...

Win Some Awesome Geeky Loot from Twin Cities Geek!

Quick Links The Donors | The Prizes | The Fine Print Twin Cities Geek launched in January 2015. Since then, we’ve published over 350 articles, over 250 events have been added to our community calendar, and Minnesota’s very own geek culture magazine has grown to over 3,500 unique visitors every month—often quite a bit over! As more and more of you engage with us, we’ve also been watching our social media follows grow. In April of this year, completely by word-of-mouth, we hit the modest...

It’s Dangerous to Go Alone: This Is Geek’s Shanna Hartzell Talks Speed Gaming

We’ve all heard of speed dating: you show up to the event, sit across from a potential mate, ask some questions, answer some questions, form a first impression, and move on to the next table. I believe that any actual connection is somehow arranged via the event organizers. But, then again, I’m not the cutesy, mushy type and have no interest in writing a Valentine’s Day-themed piece on how to meet the love of your life . . . unless,...

Minnesota Conventions to Cosplay at in 2016

Update 1/23/2017: Looking for 2017 convention information? Check out “Minnesota Conventions to Cosplay at in 2017!” It’s a new year, and that means it’s time for 2016 Cosplay planning! There’s not much going on in these short, cold days of Minnesota winter—but come March, cosplay-friendly Minnesota conventions will already be starting up. Here’s a helpful list of conventions in Minnesota you might be interested in visiting and cosplaying at this year. Click on the convention’s name to visit its website,...

This Week in Geek (05/04/15-05/10/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, May 4th through Sunday, May 10th. Star Wars Day with Daniel Wallace What: Reading When: Monday, May 4th at 6:00 p.m. Where: Wild Rumpus Books for Young Readers Happy Star Wars Day—May the Fourth be with you! Wild Rumpus Books for Young Readers invites you to celebrate with Daniel Wallace, New York Times best-selling author of Star Wars: The Essential Atlas, Star...

Get Your Minnesota Social Video Gaming Fix

Video gaming is one of the largest industries in the world, bringing in over ten-billion dollars per year in revenue. With over 70% of US households owning at least one gaming system, it is no wonder why the industry has gotten so large. Prior to the video gaming boom, there was no greater enjoyment than destroying your friends in a Goldeneye deathmatch, or a race in Super Mario Kart. There was something magical about being able to see that mortified...
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