In Defense of Hating Discovery’s New Klingon Look

  Okay, I’ve lived on the internet practically my whole life. I understand how exhausting nerd hate is and how terribly misplaced it can be. I can also understand the adage, “Let people enjoy things.” So, at the risk of adding to useless nerd rage, and putting my foot in Continue Reading

Episode 1: Star Trek Discovery Pre-Show

This is the premiere episode of Red Shirt Rejects, Nerd Union’s officially unofficial Star Trek Podcast. This week Kyle and Zach “The Wild Turkey” Nichols discuss what to expect from Star Trek Discovery, incest Klingon babies, what got them into Star Trek, and FDK. . . . Special thanks to Continue Reading

The Defenders Shows that the MCU Formula Doesn’t Work on TV

  When I first heard that The Defenders was being made, I was pumped. When I heard it was being made and streamed on Netflix, I about had a heart attack I was so happy (and it’s not that difficult to imagine from an overweight nerd either). I’ve always preferred Continue Reading

Game of Thrones Finished Its Most Uneven Season Yet

  When the final credits rolled I sort of sat on my couch and let out a short, quick sigh. This was what all this buildup was about. This was what 67 episodes, 62 hours, or 3770 minutes had built to. Spoilers for season 7 will follow.

Battletech is a Daring Tabletop Adaptation for the Ages

Harebrained Schemes (HBS) arrived at GenCon with the latest update to their game, Battletech, which included the demo for the single player mode. Battletech, as a property, has a long and storied history. It’s only fitting that the man who created it, Jordan Weisman, is the one at the helm. Continue Reading

MetaArcade Previews Adventure Creator Platform at GenCon

  Last year, a small startup from Seattle, Washington showed up to GenCon with a prototype and a dream: to be the destination for artists and writers to bring their stories to the world. They developed a software which allowed creators to write and bring in art and music into Continue Reading

Pathfinder Online Is Finally Coming To The Masses

Paizo, on the opening day of GenCon, had an open meeting updating the current state of the Pathfinder MMO. Lisa Stevens, the CEO of Paizo led the frank and informative discussion about the history, current status, and future of the MMO. She began this by bringing up the first meeting Continue Reading

First Look at Star Trek Discovery Exhibit at TrekCon

The official Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas is now in full swing. To kick off the events, CBS has actually put props and art on display from their upcoming series, Star Trek Discovery. This is actually somewhat of a surprise, as last year Paramount neglected to promote their new Continue Reading