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Lightsaber Dissection

I enjoyed the article, but it really needs those little pins to hold everything open. http://toyland.gizmodo.com/ifixit-tears-down-the-one-gadget-we-all-really-want-a-1701978223   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

30 Days and Knights of Star Wars: Live from Houston

Most of you know that, in the Land of the Nerds and beyond, May 4th is the unofficial Star Wars holiday. “May the Fourth” is a time for the fans to come together and celebrate Star Wars fandom with movie marathons, lightsaber battles, gaming binges, and hopefully a few purchases. This year, I’m celebrating as ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

8-bit Star Wars

We here at Land of the Nerds are getting a little Star Wars excited. In preparation for Revenge of the Fifth excitement at 8-Bit Brewery, we thought we would show this awesome 8-bit teaser trailer for Episode VII. We will be at the Brewery’s soft opening to promote the evil excitement.  Cosplay Photo Kiosks will ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Star Wars with the Kiddos

Okay, before I start telling you this small adventure, let me be clear to say that I do not have children, so I’m going to have to tell this little story of mine as it played out with my brother and one of my sisters. This stretches back several years, so remain patient. Star Wars ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

May the Fourth Events and some Revenge of the Fifth

Houston For Houston, Texas…where the Land of Nerds really got their reporting act together, the May The Fourth Be With You celebrations are lining up as lightsabers hum in holsters and the home of space travel. To read more about Houston Events, click Here! No May the Fourth Be With You celebration is complete until you ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

The Genesis of My Geekery

I am a geek. It is my religion. I am a believer. Comic books are my scripture. Heroes are my demi-gods. Cinemas are my temples. Well, kind of. I don’t really believe that I can bend the elements with martial arts or that the Greek Gods are parents to some of us or… anything like ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

ZapCon 2015

Hey Sportsfans, I had a birthday recently. Among the activities that were established for this weekend ZapCon, a pinball convention in the town next-over in Mesa Arizona. I hadn’t heard of ZapCon until one of the other editors left a single short text on my phone “there is a pinball thing in Mesa.” My wife ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Why you should read Mahabharata?

If you are into Indian mythology, you may know what I am referring to but if you are not, then this post will contain enough to ease you into reading it and hopefully liking it. Mahabharata is one of the two major texts of Sanskrit (the other is Ramayana). For the purposes of this article, ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Suit-able Cosplay

Taking a break from our Browncoat theme for this month, please allow me to take some time to show you several ways that you can turn an ordinary Suit in to fantastic cosplay. Many of you may know that we have a new site, Cosplayphotocontests.com, where we will be celebrating cosplay and cosplayers with monthly ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Virginia Tea Party April 2015

For the Steampunk Alliance of Eastern Virginia, April costume build Tea Party we made crumpets, southern style cornbread, hot cinnamon rolls, brownies, chocolate chip cookies, and a chocolate covered wiped cream and strawberry waffle cake. Of course coffee was made freely available just in remembrance of Boston and no tea leaves were abused in the events ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

The Atharim

[Original Source] written by Ascendancy @ The First Age   “..and a new god shall rise, an abomination born in the newest of lands, essence of evil divine, he shall be the over thrower and destroyer of the human race. — And evil Power will be given him to desolate the whole earth with authority which thou hast not seen before.” — Atharim prophecy, the 6th Age   THE REMNANT   The Atharim are a secret society. They are the descendants of the ones calling themselves the Remnant, or "Athari" (

Matalina

Matalina

 

New Players

A few days in and my impromptu return to Dragonmount with an idea to write some non-canon stories of another WoT related site and there are two new folks who have taken to joining me and Kronos in the First Age.   Seph is playing a wolfkin name Barry Gordon who is also CEO of GIT a tech company that is making strides all over the CCD in various fields.   Zander has jumped on in with his Atharim who has slain one dreyken and is now the target of three more. Hopefully some others come on up so

Matalina

Matalina

 

Browncoat Cosplay Contest

Hello Crew! It’s time to Strap on your Hat or find your Prettiest Floral Bonnet  and show off your best Browncoat Cosplay! Land of the Nerds’ sister site, Cosplay Photo Contests is hosting a Browncoat cosplay contest from April 8-30 of this month. Here are the rules. 1. How to Enter the Browncoat Cosplay Contest. Entering ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

I’m a Con Man

I love going to Conventions. Above all else, I am a fan. My favorite gaming experiences have been at games where I am part of a universe I really enjoy, like Firefly LARPs (Yes, this mythical creature exists!). One of my favorite films is Galaxy Quest because it is an interaction between the fans and ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Strong Women of Firefly: Zoe Washburne

Welcome back to Land of the Nerds and to my column about Strong Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy. In this series, I explore the women in Science-Fiction and Fantasy. Sci/Fi Fantasy has a variety of strong, powerful, superb female role models, and the Firefly ‘Verse is no exception. In this particular post, I want ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

What is a Browncoat?

As we previously announced, April we have declared the “Month of Browncoats and are writing and discussing all things related to Serenity this month. But, just what is a “Browncoat?” I mean, there are Coats, that are brown, but does it take more than having a brown leather jacket to make one a browncoat? (Note ...   Source

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Moon Sedai

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