Category Archives : Geeky Parent

5 things gamer moms do even though they swore they never would 2

There is an old saying that goes something like this. “Don’t judge a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes”. For the purpose of this article I would like to modify it to, “don’t judge a gamer mom until you have attempted to play through a video game while watching her toddler” […]

Falling asleep while gaming

Trials and Tribulations of a non closet geek

Today I learned a new term. “Closet Geek”. Apparently there are some people who are so embarrassed that they enjoy reading/watching stories about elves and dragons that they will keep this secret from everyone except their partners in crime. Imagine that! Instead of owning up to having spent their Saturday and Sunday gathering brooms in […]

Sheep the moon


Me, me, me, me! A rant about individualism in gaming and real life 2

Lalalalala, I can’t hear you over the sound of “I don’t give a shit” This Monday I picked my semi cranky kid up from kindergarten. There is nothing strange about her being cranky, most 1.5 year olds are when it is around dinner time. They are hungry, tired and not in the mood to sit […]

Noob Mom

I hate being called a noob. I take gaming and everything else I do very seriously and I always do everything I can to do a good job. I want to be the best! The same goes for being a mom, although of course I can never be the best mom I can at least […]

Question mark


But the Tactic says…..!!

Have you ever been in a raid where the raid leader is well into assigning tasks, when someone says “that is not how we do it in my guild” or “the tactic says…”? In Vanilla WoW I was in a newbie guild. We were passionate about raiding, but we were inexperienced and our guild lacked […]

Casual Games for Hardcore Gamers #2 4

The second game I will recommend for parents with too little game time is Defender’s Quest. Before I start talking about the game, let me just say that I have spent waaaaay too much time on playing Bloons, Kingdom Rush and other tower defense games. That being said, there is something incredibly zen over managing […]

Defenders Quest