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Geek Speak Weekly: Gorons

GORONS – The Legend of Zelda series For the non-nerds: Gorons are a species seen throughout the Legend of Zelda video games. They are mountain dwelling, rock-like humanoids that lead a very caveman-like existence. They are a very docile... Read More »
H3rcules | 20 November 2011 | Gaming, Geek Speak | , , | No Comments   

Geek Speak Weekly: Splicers

SPLICERS – Bioshock For the non-nerds: Splicers are humans who live in the underwater city of Rapture, but have overdosed on the genetically-modifying substance, Adam. The addiction mutated their bodies and corrupted their minds, causing them to kill the... Read More »
H3rcules | 03 November 2011 | Gaming, Geek Speak | , , | No Comments   

Geek Speak Weekly: Kit Fisto

KIT FISTO – Star Wars For the non-nerds: Kit Fisto is a Jedi Knight who served on the Jedi Council during the second and third Star Wars films. Kit Fisto is a nautolan from the aquatic planet Glee Anselm.... Read More »
H3rcules | 13 October 2011 | Geek Speak, Movies | , , , | No Comments   

Geek Speak Weekly: “Balrogs”

BALROGS – The Lord of the Rings For the non-nerds: Balrogs are creatures of Middle Earth, largely feared, and rightfully so, by the populations of Middle Earth which are aware of their existence. Balrogs are creatures of shadow and... Read More »
H3rcules | 18 September 2011 | Geek Speak, Movies | , , , | No Comments   

Geek Speak Weekly: “Cloud City”

CLOUD CITY – Star Wars   For the non-nerds: Cloud City is the floating city in Empire Strikes Back that Han Solo and Princess Leia take refuge upon while fleeing from the Empire. At that time, the city is... Read More »
H3rcules | 08 September 2011 | Geek Speak, Movies | , , | No Comments   

Geek Speak Daily 8/30/11 “Navi”

NAVI – The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time For the non-nerds: Navi is the little fairy companion that follows Link around throughout Zelda: Ocarina of Time. She serves as a guide, often providing advice and tips to Link... Read More »
H3rcules | 31 August 2011 | Gaming, Geek Speak | , , | No Comments   

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   
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