Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah or just a great December to you and yours! To celebrate the giving-ness of this season we asked the folks in the office for their favorite things!
Producer, Geek & Sundry
- Meeting wonderful TableTop fans practically everywhere I go. It’s such a great feeling!
- Finding just the right board game for just the right person or occasion.
- Dropbox. Seriously, how did we even get stuff done before it?
- Mayan Ghost Cookies. Chocolate, cinnamon, ghost peppers. I know! Amazing, right?
Assistant to Sheri Bryant
Graphic & Web Designer
- World of Warcraft fireworks on New Years Eve
- My Logitech G700 gaming mouse
- Epic loot
- Bubble wrap
- WU LYF – “Go Tell Fire on the Mountain”
- This chocolate brownie (although I really wish it was frosted)
- The unidentified “Misc. Tropical Indoor” plant I bought at Home Depot last week
- Some people
Director of Marketing and Community
- Spotify – The best thing I’ve paid for recently, you can listen to literally any song at any time. The future is now! Free alternative: Uhh, the non-paid version. Except don’t you want to listen to your playlists on your phone?! I thought so.
- Fujifilm Instax – Like a Polaroid, except they still make the film. You’re guaranteed to be the most popular person at every party with this bad boy. Free alternative: Regular ol’ memories…?
- Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries by Neil deGrasse Tyson – Feel smarter while also being entertained. Win-win! Free alternative: StarTalk, Neil’s podcast.
- Kate Beaton Draw!/Write! prints – Work best when hung directly in your line of sight. Free alternative: Kate’s amazing Hark! A Vagrant webcomic!
- Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality by Manjit Kumar *Great book exploring the history of quantum physics and the lives of the scientists behind the theories.
- Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Student Council Saga *Critically-acclaimed Japanese anime from the 90s
- Lomography has a ton of different kinds of affordable cameras for experimenting photographers or beginners. The Lubitel-166 is a fun way to learn manual settings!
- Little Panda
Assistant to Kim Evey/Production Coordinator-TableTop, The Guild, LearningTown
- My awesome cat, Little Panda
- My Speck iphone case that holds my credit cards
- The game LetterPress
- The Original Chimes Ginger Chews.
Tabitha Grace Smith, “Tabz”
Social Media Strategist
- My geeky friends connected throughout the world through social media (hey, it’s my job too? Awesome).
- Cthulhu – in all his tentacle glory but especially Albino Dragon’s Cthulhu playing cards.
- Jack the Kitten (my cat) and the awesome books I’ve written about him.
- Siri & Me – a hilarious book/comic about love, technology and relationships.
- Lemony Snicket/Daniel Handler books – I love that man so much.