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Geek Speak Daily 8/28/11 “Abe Sapien”

ABE SAPIEN – Hellboy comics/film For the non-nerds: Abe Sapien is the blue merman-like creature that often accompanies Hellboy on missions and adventures. He was seen in both of the Hellboy movies, and has seen a handful of comic... Read More »
H3rcules | 28 August 2011 | Geek Speak, Movies | , , | No Comments   

Geek Speak Daily 8/26/11 “Headcrabs”

HEADCRABS – Half-Life series Headcrabs are small parasitic monsters that resemble an uncooked chicken with four slender crab legs. Their mouths are found underneath their body, sharp beaks that allow an almost impossible-to-break grip once the headcrab attaches itself... Read More »
H3rcules | 26 August 2011 | Gaming, Geek Speak | , , | 2 Comments   

Geek Speak Daily 8/25/11 “The Heavy”

THE HEAVY – Team Fortress For the non-nerds: The Heavy is one of nine characters players can pick to play as in Team Fortress 2. The Heavy is easily recognizable as the big bald guy carrying a giant machine... Read More »
H3rcules | 25 August 2011 | Gaming, Geek Speak | , , | No Comments   

Geek Speak Daily 8/24/11 “Camping”

CAMPING – Used in video games, usually shooters, to describe someone who remains within a small area and gets kills by hiding and ambushing, in a non-defensive manner. There are campers, and then there are defenders. Defenders remain in... Read More »
H3rcules | 24 August 2011 | Gaming, Geek Speak | , | No Comments   

Geek Speak Daily 8/22/11 “Pyramid Head”

PYRAMID HEAD – Silent Hill For the non-nerds: Pyramid Head is a monstrosity made famous within the Silent Hill series of video games, as well as the Silent Hill film. He gets his name from the giant metallic-looking pyramidal... Read More »
H3rcules | 22 August 2011 | Gaming, Geek Speak | , , | No Comments   

Geek Speak Daily 8/20/11 “Rodians”

RODIANS – Star Wars universe For the non-nerds: Rodians are green humanoid aliens that are easily recognizable by their giant black eyes, snout-like mouths, and pair of round antennae springing from the tops of their heads. Rodians are from... Read More »
H3rcules | 21 August 2011 | Geek Speak, Movies | , , , | No Comments   

Geek Speak Daily 8/19/11 “Bubastis”

BUBASTIS – From Watchmen For the non-nerds: Bubastis is the pet of Adrian Veidt, aka “Ozymandias.“ Bubastis is a genetically-altered lynx. She exhibits intelligence and domestication beyond what her fellow species would be capable of, most likely to do... Read More »
H3rcules | 19 August 2011 | Geek Speak, Movies | , , | No Comments   

Geek Speak Daily 8/18/11 “Peppy Hare”

PEPPY HARE – from Nintendo’s Star Fox For the non-nerds: Peppy Hare is a prominent member of the Star Fox team. He is the rabbit most commonly quoted on the internet for saying, “Do a barrel roll!” in the... Read More »
H3rcules | 18 August 2011 | Gaming, Geek Speak | , , , | 1 Comment   

Geek Speak Daily 8/17/11 “Mumakil”

MUMAKIL – From The Lord of the Rings For the non-nerds: Mumakil, also known as Oliphaunts, are giant elephant-like creatures from Middle Earth. They were seen briefly in the second Lord of the Rings movie, but are most likly... Read More »
H3rcules | 18 August 2011 | Geek Speak, Movies | , , , | No Comments   

Geek Speak Daily 8/16/11 “Gilneas”

GILNEAS – World of Warcraft   For the non-nerds: Gilneas (pronounced gill-nay-us) is a starting zone for the Worgen race in the massively-multiplayer online role-playing-game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft. GilneasĀ  resembles early 20th century England, the area is very... Read More »
H3rcules | 16 August 2011 | Gaming, Geek Speak | , , | 3 Comments   
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