Zack: Oh, look, it's the nerd "culture" final form. All those HAM radio meet-ups and board game parties and dank basement dungeon crawls have finally manifested as a crude painting of Felicia Day imploring you, yes you, to join her steampunk fantasy flight.
Steve: I think I'll pass out of safety concerns and because I don't know Felicia Day.
Zack: Well, according to pretty much every nerd website out there, nerds LOVE her. That's how I know her.
Steve: Is she a sexy babe?
Zack: I guess?
Steve: You don't know?
Zack: This isn't about what she looks like. I'm sure she is nice and smart and all the rest, but she will be foisted on you if you go to nerd websites. It's like the buzz Patrick Stewart gets, only if he never actually did anything related to Star Trek, he just started showing up at every convention and on podcasts and in headlines on GeekCultur99.com.
Steve: Oh, I get it, like Chris Hardwick.
How can we better be sold to by multinational corporations?
They told us to stop playing videogames on a school night. If only we'd ignored them.
Zack Parsons, Steve "Malak" Sumner, and friends tackle bizarre role playing game products that make them wonder, "What the fuck!?" From the early days of Gygax to contemporary role playing games, none will be spared.