Pirates!

Tonight on GeekNights, we review a classic game: Pirates! In the news, today be International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Also, the Wii will be region-locked, and Wii pre-orders went much faster than anticipated.

Origins Week: Videogames

Tonight on GeekNights, we continue Origins Week with the stories of how we came upon videogames. In the news, Facebook opens up, and Apple announces new products.

Hero Quest

Tonight on GeekNights, we re-live our childhood and discuss the classic dungeoncrawl: HeroQuest. In the news, Mech Commander is now free, and Diebold voting machines can be hacked in four minutes.

Ra

Tonight on GeekNights, we discuss our preliminary thoughts on Ra. In the news, PAX is over, and the Nintendo WiFi is doing amazingly well.

Silly Tabletop RPGs

Tonight on GeekNights, we discuss the sillier role-playing systems, including Paranoia, Pokethulu and Kobolds Ate my Baby. In the news, Sony hasn't yet begun production of the PS3, and secret Wii parties exist.

Gaming at Otakon and DDR at the Shore

Tonight on GeekNights, we discuss the gaming situation at Otakon 2006, in addition to talk of our own play on the boardwalk in Wildwood NJ during the "Week of Awesome." In the news, Microsoft opens the doors to user-created Xbox content and EA pushes Sony to stop "letting the DS win."

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