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Geekie Awards! Creatives, Comics, and Connections

Last night was the first annual Geekie Awards, a celebration of everything geek.  From comics to video games to board games, it was a party to honor and encourage the work of those dedicated to making awesome geek-loved work.  One of the highlights was the Lifetime Achievement Award going to comic book writer and creator, Stan Lee.  We even snapped a few close ups with the legend.

Rootstrap, in collaboration with Soulcake and Nedopak Productions, created a customized Augmented Reality game for the awards event.  With both 2D and 3D displays, players must save the Earth and the Geekie Awards by destroying a slew of flying robots. “Geekie Bots” is built on the iOS platform and works with or without a target marker so even though the awards are over, there are still robots to take down! Grab it from iTunes today: here!

We have a few of our favorite photos from the night to share as well as a look at who walked away with a Geekie Award:

Best Geekie Comics & Graphic Novel :: COLONUS
Best Geekie Toys & Games :: Takenoko
Best Geekie Retail Store & Website :: The Nerd Machine
Best Geekie Crowd-Funded :: The Goon
Best Geekie Podcasts :: A Podcast of Ice and Fire

Stan Lee received the Lifetime Achievement Award
Seth Green destroying a few robots with the Rootstrap game!
The 1st Annual Geekie Awards in Hollywood
Rootstrap’s Co-Founder, Ben Lee and Stan Lee at the Geekie Awards!
Ben Lee, Seth Green, and Diego from Karibu Games