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Local Nerd Quoted In Campus Newspaper

A few months ago I was contacted by a Ryerson journalism student to contribute to a feature story about LARPing, and the stigmas attached to the oft-maligned hobby. Admittedly, I don’t quite remember all the topics we covered, but I do recall chatting about LARP’s relationship with role-playing and table-top games, as well as some general “nerd culture” issues.  While...

Nerd Map of Toronto: Version 1.0

When I was a teenager, one of the great adventures I would undertake was the exploration of downtown Toronto. Although my primary target was generally the Silver Snail (the only comic shop I knew about at the time), my wanderings would take me far and wide across the expansive urban landscape in search of video games and nerd paraphernalia. Over a decade later, I’m still roaming the city:...