Fantasy Meets Online Film: Chaldea’s War Room is Now Online [PRESS RELEASE]
Aug20

Fantasy Meets Online Film: Chaldea’s War Room is Now Online [PRESS RELEASE]

Peter Adkison, co-owner of Gen Con, filmmaker (The Devil Walks in Salem), and founder of Wizards of the Coast, announces today his newest project, Chaldea, an epic tale of high-adventure, planetary politics, and war, is now available for public viewing, online and for free. Created by Adkison, along with long-time collaborator Steve Conard, and developed directly from scenarios gamed by players in Adkison’s RPG campaigns dating back to 1982, Chaldea has traditional fantasy…

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I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghosts: Cryptozoic’s Adam Sblendorio on Ghostbusters Tabletop Game [ARTICLE]
Aug14

I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghosts: Cryptozoic’s Adam Sblendorio on Ghostbusters Tabletop Game [ARTICLE]

A couple weeks ago, at Gen Con, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Cryptozoic’s Vice President of Creative, Adam Sblendorio. Cryptozoic is one of the better known Indie game houses to explore licensed IP (intellectual property) in their games. They’ve been responsible for the trading card game versions of The Lord of the Rings and DC Heroes, as well as original creations like Epic Spell Wars of The Battle Wizards: Duel at Mt. Skullzfyre (which was recently featured on Wil Wheaton’s Tabletop). Their Halloween release will be the board game version of Ghostbusters, something that…

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The New Congress has Arrived: Let the Games Begin [GAME PRESS RELEASE]
Jan19

The New Congress has Arrived: Let the Games Begin [GAME PRESS RELEASE]

For anyone who has ever wanted to throw their hat in the political ring or then again just play at being a politician now they’ll have the chance…right in their own living room with The Agenda Game. You’re a staunch Libertarian? Prove it. Or a Moralist? Make the case. The board game pits friends, family and political wonks against each other to see who can raise enough money, lift opinions in the polls and earn enough votes to successfully defend their agenda. But watch out, along the way you’ll have to test your political knowledge, frame agenda planks and steer clear of propaganda and…

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DarkestGoth Girl Holiday Products: The 2015 Calendar [ANNOUNCEMENT]
Dec19

DarkestGoth Girl Holiday Products: The 2015 Calendar [ANNOUNCEMENT]

We’re now into the last minute shopping before the holidays and what better way can you show someone you love them than with the calendars of one (or three) of our beautiful DarkestGoth Girls!

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Gothic Invasion: UK’s ‘Terror and Wonder’ Opens [PRESS RELEASE/EVENT]
Nov12

Gothic Invasion: UK’s ‘Terror and Wonder’ Opens [PRESS RELEASE/EVENT]

Two hundred rare objects trace 250 years of the Gothic tradition, exploring our enduring fascination with the mysterious, the terrifying and the macabre! From Mary Shelley and Bram Stoker to Stanley Kubrick and Alexander McQueen, via posters, books, films – and even a vampire-slaying kit – experience the dark shadow the Gothic imagination has cast across film, art, music, fashion, architecture and our daily lives. Beginning with Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto, Gothic literature challenged the moral certainties of the 18th century. By exploring the dark romance of the medieval past…

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Beyond Spam: DarkestGoth Girl Announcements In Halloween Episode of S&A! [VIDEO]
Nov01

Beyond Spam: DarkestGoth Girl Announcements In Halloween Episode of S&A! [VIDEO]

At the end of the hilarious Halloween Episode of The Silas & Ami Show, we announced our new Spokesmodels for 2015!

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Maria Marmora: The Legend of an Italian Witch [ARTICLE/THEATRE]
Oct29

Maria Marmora: The Legend of an Italian Witch [ARTICLE/THEATRE]

A story handed down from generation to generation, a legend. The Legend of Maria Marmora, Italian woman accused in 1600 of witchcraft and infanticide.

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“Morrígan:” New single from Gild the Mourn [USER MUSIC PRESS RELEASE]
Oct04

“Morrígan:” New single from Gild the Mourn [USER MUSIC PRESS RELEASE]

Out this week, a new track from the Dark Fairytale band, “Gild the Mourn.” This new song spins a tale about “The Morrígan” the Raven Goddess of Death.

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Free Preview for Paper RPG, “Mutant: Year Zero” [GAME PRESS RELEASE]
Sep18

Free Preview for Paper RPG, “Mutant: Year Zero” [GAME PRESS RELEASE]

“Of course the world ends. It was always just a question of time. When it’s all over, Earth is still. Nature invades the ruined cities. Winds sweep through empty streets, turned into graveyards.

Yet life remains. In the Ark, a small settlement on the edge of a dead town, the People live. You are the spawn of humanity, but not human anymore. You are twisted funhouse images, mutated freaks. Your bodies and minds have incredible powers, but you are unstable. Fragile. None of the People are over 30 years old.

Except the Elder…

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Danna Victoria: Oblivion [GALLERY]
Aug25

Danna Victoria: Oblivion [GALLERY]

The idea of this photo shoot was to describe the inner world of a young widow. Melancholy overcame her, and her soul fell into the abyss, letting herself sink into dark oblivion. Until one day she stopped caring…

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V’s Guide to Group Shoots #3: The Day OF the Group Shoot [ARTICLE]
Aug21

V’s Guide to Group Shoots #3: The Day OF the Group Shoot [ARTICLE]

We’ve talked about: What is a Group Shoot? Then yesterday, we moved on to: How do you prepare for your group shoot? Now we move on to the actual day of the group shoot! The following 8 pieces of advice are written from the perspective of a model, since I get so many of them asking how to prepare for these types of group shoots. However, almost everything (even the ‘Games’ advice) can be done by photographers with just a little modification.

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