Derailed Favorites – September 2016

By | October 11th, 2016|Comics, Fiona's Posts, Nick's Posts, Pop Culture, Roleplaying Games, Tanner's Posts, Tom's Posts|

It's no secret that Project: Derailed is run by a bunch of nerds. Every month, we find cool stuff to watch, read, play, and/or generally obsess over, and, unfortunately, for one reason or another, these things don't always make it into our posts. So, inspired by beauty bloggers, we decided to start doing "favorites" posts [...]

Reality Showdown: Chopped vs Cutthroat Kitchen

By | September 16th, 2016|Fiona's Posts, Pop Culture, Television|

Since the 1940's, there have been televised reality-style competition shows. In the past 7o or so years, however, the genre has been refined. There have been shows for people with a variety of talents, but, two shows in particular have emerged as the best of the best for competition shows for chefs: Cutthroat Kitchen and [...]

Spoiler-Free Review: Kubo and the Two Strings

By | September 13th, 2016|Fiona's Posts, Movies, Pop Culture|

Kubo and the Two Strings is just as magical and thoughtful as the trailers will have you believe. In addition to being visually stunning, the film manages to get a fairly complicated plot across to the viewer with very little trouble. The tight construction of the film makes it one of the best to come [...]

Battlebots Round of 16 Matches Ranked from Worst to Best

By | August 28th, 2016|Pop Culture, Tanner's Posts, Television|

Another round in the books and as such another article is merited. The Round of 16 for season 7 of Battlebots was rather good. There was a stinker and a few "meh" matches, but for the most part the field brought their A game leading into the quarterfinals. We got eight fights to talk about [...]

Critical Role Recap: Episode 63 – “The Echo Tree”

By | August 18th, 2016|Critical Role Recap, Pop Culture|

SPOILERS for Critical Role Episode 63 (obviously).  Go check out the full episode at GeekandSundry.com! My recap of Episode 62 can be found here. Vox Machina delves into the depths of the Shademurk Bog in the Feywild in search of the cancerous tree that houses a legendary artifact, the bow Fenthras. Previously on Critical Role [...]

Critical Role Recap: Episode 62 – “Uninviting Waters” (LIVE)

By | August 12th, 2016|Critical Role Recap, Pop Culture|

SPOILERS for Critical Role Episode 62 (obviously).  Go check out the full episode at GeekandSundry.com! My recap of Episode 61 can be found here. Sorry for the delay on this post. Gen Con recovery certainly was a thing! Speaking of which, this episode was Critical Role LIVE from Hilbert Circle Theatre in Indianapolis! I was lucky enough [...]

Gencon Derailed – Days 3 and 4

By | August 9th, 2016|Convention, Fiona's Posts, Gencon, Nick's Posts, Pop Culture, Roleplaying Games, Tom's Posts|

Click here for our Gencon story stream Tom: My last two days at Gencon were a blast. On Saturday morning, I played a system that's currently on Kickstarter called Pythos. My experience with it was pretty limited, but it has a very cool combat system based on rounds where everything happens simultaneously. Each player chooses [...]

Gencon Derailed – Day 2

By | August 6th, 2016|Convention, Fiona's Posts, Gencon, News, Nick's Posts, Pop Culture, Tom's Posts|

Click here for our Gencon story stream Tom: Today, I played a game of 13th Age and a game of an unpublished RPG called Playthings. 13th Age is a pet favorite system of mine that I don't get many chances to play, so I was excited for it. 13th Age is an homage to D&D [...]

Gencon Derailed – Day 1

By | August 5th, 2016|Convention, Fiona's Posts, Gencon, News, Nick's Posts, Pop Culture, Roleplaying Games, Tom's Posts|

Click here for our Gencon story stream Tom: Day 1 was pretty relaxed for me. I didn't have any events planned other than catching Suicide Squad at 7:00, so I was free to wander around and check out whatever I wanted. I bought a mug-scoop of random Chessex dice to add to my grab-bag collection. [...]

Critical Role Recap: Episode 61 – “Denizens of the Moonbrush”

By | August 2nd, 2016|Critical Role Recap, Pop Culture|

SPOILERS for Critical Role Episode 61 (obviously).  Go check out the full episode at GeekandSundry.com! My recap of Episode 60 can be found here. After the run in with the spirit bear, Vox Machina make their way into the Moonbrush. Previously on Critical Role Garmelie the satyr continues to lead Vox Machina toward the Shademurk bog [...]