(Yes, this is from that superlatively nerdy Verizon commercial with the whole family in Star Wars costumes.)

As nerds of a “certain age” (I’m making the assumption that at least the majority of our readers are “legally” adults), it is our responsibility to ensure that the hallowed traditions of our subculture are passed down to the next generation. Younglings must be schooled in the ways of comics, sci-fi/fantasy, gaming (video and otherwise), pop culture, film and television, so that the Way of the Nerd will live on long after everyone reading this has become one with the Force…

And one of the best ways to achieve this is to utilize that nerdiest of all holidays: Halloween. (more…)

zelda-magic3Magic the Gathering, its what all the cool kids were playing in the library during lunch and I was one of those cool kids. Nate Baby, who I can tell is a fan of both Legend of Zelda and Magic the Gathering, came up with an idea that of mixing the two. The results, these awesome looking cards. Someone needs to make this now, I’ve been interested in playing Magic again and if these were made, I would defiantly jump back on. I mean c’mon, I was suckered into buying the Donkey Kong CCG that was based on that CG Cartoon Show…and I was the only one who did, so obviously I would buy these as I collected other CCG’s just because I was a nut for them. Check out more card images after the jump. (more…)