Fandom Acquires Fanatical

FANDOM ACQUIRES FANATICAL, BRINGING ECOMMERCE TO ITS 330+ MILLION MONTHLY FANS San Francisco, CA (February 24, 2021) – Fandom, Inc., the world’s largest fan platform with more than 330 million monthly users, today announced that it has completed an acquisition of Fanatical, a leading gaming e-commerce platform. Fanatical offers a growing catalog of over 8,000 digital games, ebooks and e-learning...

Kringle Down! and Wendigo Tales Audiobooks

Chandler, AZ December 21, 2020 – Pinnacle Entertainment Group and Soundbooth Theater announce a partnership to bring an exciting variety of short fiction to audiobook format. Keep reading to find a holiday-themed audiobook, Kringle Down! Pinnacle Entertainment Group is the creator of Wendigo Tales, short fiction based on the many genres of their Savage Worlds™ tabletop roleplaying game. ...

It Is a Gaming Streaming Weekend with Worldbuilders

  $784,000 Raised So Far   Patrick Rothfuss’ Worldbuilders Fundraiser  for Heifer International    The geek community is very consistent, set a goal and they will bust through it. The goal was $775,000 and $784,000 has been raised for the Worldbuilders fundraiser for Heifer International.   This Weekend Die Hard Dice has donated RPG games to be given away during this weekend when Worldbuilders...

Where Can I Buy Neil Gaiman’s Typewriter?

  Worldbuilders’ End of the Year Auction  Offers Many Exclusive Items   For the past week Worldbuilders has presented a few dozen fun and intriguing panels, with some honored guests who joined the fun. But the Worldbuilders fundraiser isn’t just about the panels! The Auction is still going for all the awesome items you won’t find anywhere else.   A few of the showcased items include: Signed...

Authors Playing “Among Us” and $740,000 Raised for Heifer International

  All The Way from 1965 $740,000 Raised So Far   Patrick Rothfuss’ Worldbuilders Fundraiser  for Heifer International    The geek community is very close to reaching its third goal of $750,000 for the Worldbuilders fundraiser for Heifer International.   Highlights of Wednesday Galactic Journey took us back to back to 1965 – when Heifer International was 21 years old – for...

Galactic Journey Telethon for Heifer from Worldbuilders

  Mondays are Awesome $712,000 Raised So Far   Patrick Rothfuss’ Worldbuilders Fundraiser  for Heifer International    Today, the geek community is on its way to break through its second goal of $700,000 for the Worldbuilders fundraiser for Heifer International. Now our goal is $750,000, we can do this.   Join the crew from Galactic Journey to travel back to 1965 – when Heifer...

WOW! $635K! Fake Books! Real Compassion!

  Goal Status: Smashed! $635,000 Raised So Far   Patrick Rothfuss’ Worldbuilders Fundraiser  for Heifer International    Sunday, the geek community smashed the first goal of $500,000 and is well on its way to break through its second goal of $700,000 for the Worldbuilders fundraiser for Heifer International.   Special Announcement  As we reached our goal of $500,000, the Humble Bundle...

Imaginary Book Club & the Humble Bundle Community

$450,000 Raised as of Day Five Patrick Rothfuss’ Worldbuilders Fundraiser  for Heifer International    Worldbuilders, the Geeks Doing Good non-profit founded by best-selling fantasy Patrick Rothfuss continues to raise money for Heifer International. In just 5 days the geek community has raised more than $450,000.   Special Announcement  Humble Bundle community is ready to put another $100K...

Vampires, Heifers & Geeks

$430,000 Raised as of Day Four  Patrick Rothfuss’ Worldbuilders Fundraiser  for Heifer International  Worldbuilders, the Geeks Doing Good non-profit founded by best-selling fantasy Patrick Rothfuss continues to raise money for Heifer International. In just 4 days the geek community has raised more than $430,000.   Special Announcement  This just in: the Humble Bundle community was so happy...

Inkwell Awards Announces Artists For Ivan Reis Spotlight Challenge #ink-magic

(New Bedford, MA/USA—Nov 23, 2020) The non-profit Inkwell Awards, devoted to promoting the art of comic book inking, has released the list of 24 artists participating in its fifth annual Sinnott Inking Challenge Spotlight. This year’s Challenge features artist Ivan Reis’ take on DC’s iconic super-team The Justice League from the cover art to DC’s Man of Steel (2018) as originally...

Asylum Press Announces the Release of Beyond Lovecraft

  Asylum Press announces the release of Beyond Lovecraft: An Anthology of fiction inspired by H.P.Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos by writer/artist Frank Forte    Los Angeles, CA – Asylum Press announces the release of Beyond Lovecraft: An Anthology of fiction inspired by H.P.Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos by writer/artist Frank Forte.   Beyond Lovecraft: An Anthology of fiction inspired...

The Inkwell Awards 2020: Favorite Inkers Announced

The Inkwell Awards has released the list of winners of its 12th annual awards for excellence in the art form of comic-book inking. Normally results are first made public at its live awards ceremony during its host show, The Great Philadelphia Comic Con, but the 2020 event, originally scheduled to take place on April 3-5, was rescheduled for September 4-6 and recently cancelled, all due to the Covid-19...

The Annual Geeks Doing Good Showcase (Now with More Details) from Patrick Rothfuss’ Worldbuilders

The annual Geeks Doing Good Showcase hosted by Worldbuilders, the nonprofit organization founded by critically acclaimed author Patrick Rothfuss of the Kingkiller Chronicle series, starts on July 13 and goes through July 20, 2020.   The showcase Worldbuilders’ only capacity fundraiser, enabling the charity to keep doing their geeky best, fund the staff,  and most importantly remain a 100% pass-through...

LEADERSHIP TRANSITION AT PAIZO

Jeffrey Alvarez promoted to President; Lisa Stevens continues as CEO. REDMOND, WASHINGTON (June 16, 2020):  Paizo Inc. has announced the promotion of Jeffrey Alvarez to the position of President and shared its leadership transition plans. Alvarez will be responsible for the company’s regular operations. CEO Lisa Stevens will continue to provide strategic...

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Announces the Winners of the Nebula Awards

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA)  is pleased to announce the winners of the 55th Annual SFWA Nebula Awards.   Originally scheduled to take place in Woodland Hills, California, a decision was made to create a virtual conference in light of the coronavirus pandemic.  Aboard the virtual flagship zeppelin, The Nebula, on Saturday, May 30, 2020, Toastmaster Aydrea Walden presided...

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s 2020 Nebula Award Finalists

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s 2020 Nebula Award Finalists   THREE DAYS OF ONLINE VIDEO PANELS WITH REAL-TIME INTERACTION MAY 29 – 31   SFWA’s 2020 Nebula Awards will be one of the highlights of the SFWA Nebula Conference. This year’s conference is transforming into an entirely virtual conference. It will be presented live and in interactive form from May 29th-31st....

Upcoming Digital Showcase New Game+ Expo Announced for June 2020

Upcoming Digital Showcase New Game+ Expo Announced for June 2020   14 video game publishers come together to bring exciting announcements and connect with fans via an all-new showcase on June 23.   May 20, 2020 – New Game+ Expo (NGPX), a collaborative initiative of 14 video game publishers based in North America and Japan, will host...

Patrick Rothfuss’ Worldbuilders Continues Virtual Book Signings with Martha Wells’ Newest Book Network Effect

Worldbuilders, the “geeks doing good” nonprofit founded by best-selling fantasy author Patrick Rothfuss, will host a Virtual Book Signing Event with Martha Wells for her new book “Network Effect” The event will be live on the Worldbuilders Twitch Channel at 1:00pm CDT on Tuesday, May 19th, 2020.   Fans of Martha Wells can purchase copies of “Network Effect” and the other books in the...

Thursday Update 1.0 – $32,076 raised for PPE from Project HOPE

Thursday Update 1.0 – $32,076 Raised for Project HOPE – James Ernest & Mike Selinker talk gaming and Patrick Rothfuss livestreams Two Days To Go for Geeks 4 HOPE from Worldbuilders Geeks Supporting Healthcare Workers Battling COVID-19   Geeks are doing great things and exceeding goals. So far, $32.076 has been raised for Project HOPE. Thursday will feature Patrick Rothfuss livestream...

Wednesday Update 1.0 – $26,647 raised So Far! Two Rothfuss Livestreams Three Days To Go for Geeks 4 HOPE from Worldbuilders

Geeks are doing great things and exceeding goals. So far, $26,647 has been raised for Project HOPE. Wednesday will feature two, yes two Patrick Rothfuss livestreams.   Now through May 1, 2020 – Geeks 4 HOPE  focuses the power of geekery and fandom to provide personal protection equipment, training, and other support to health care workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. People can visit http://geeks4hope.com...