This very weekend the crew of PDXYAR is laying in a course for what could just be the zenith of the summer’s pirating season. Of course, we are talking about the Rockaway Beach Pirate Festival. Now in it’s fourth year, this pirate fest is one of our favorites. With something for all ages, there will  [ Read More ]

UPDATED- PDXYAR Returns to Maher’s Irish Pub

Posted by Bob Alpi On August 3, 2012 ADD COMMENTS

UPDATE: Avast! This weekend’s raid on Maher’s Pub has been postponed. We’ll let you know when it is re-scheduled. This weekend set a course for Lake Oswego and join of the PDXYAR crew at Maher’s Irish Pub. If you missed our previous raids at Maher’s you can make up for it with not one, but  [ Read More ]

Make a clean sweep fore and aft, brace the mizen and set out the boarding netting for Wonder Northwest is luffing up on the larboard quarter! That is a call that should set your feet aflitter for there is naught else that celebrates all that is geek like this event.. Returning for the second, year  [ Read More ]

Geek Olympathon is Upon You!

Posted by Bob Alpi On May 18, 2012 ADD COMMENTS

Once again the seminal moment of your geek year is upon up. We are talking about the annual opportunity to prove your inner geek Kung Fu is strong as you pit your mind, body and even your very soul against other like minded individuals with #GLORY! and fabulous prizes on the line. Yes, the PGC3  [ Read More ]

The cataclysmic crash of cannon stealing the air from your lungs, the explosive report of a musket as it’s butt drives back into your shoulder and the feel of a blade leaving your hand to spiral towards a distant target all have the power to transport one back through the veils of time to a  [ Read More ]

Time for Free Comic Book Day!

Posted by Bob Alpi On April 20, 2012 ADD COMMENTS

Trivia Question: what is the significance of the first Saturday in May? Answer: Yes, that’s right. Free Comic Book Day is almost here! Of course this means you need to make plans to visit your local Things From Another World on Saturday, May 5th. The good folks at TFAW have put together a stunning collection  [ Read More ]

What could be better than an evening of high adventure with the near-mythic steampunk inventor Frank Reade, Jr? How about if such an event spanned three nights and involved some local steampunks, superheroes and pirates? This is what you will get when you attend the “Land, Sea and Air Tour” book launch event for Paul  [ Read More ]

Pirates Return to the Space Room Lounge!

Posted by Bob Alpi On February 1, 2012 ADD COMMENTS

Legend has foretold of a shining city beneath a towering mountain where culture and peace flourish. Yet, the Ancient Seers knew it was not to remain so for long. They have seen visions of great sails billowing and a stout wooden vessel making port in the the fair city under a flag of black. They  [ Read More ]

PDXYAR Invades Maher’s Irish Pub

Posted by Bob Alpi On January 17, 2012 ADD COMMENTS

This weekend set a course for Lake Oswego and join of the PDXYAR crew at Maher’s Irish Pub. If you missed our first two outings at Maher’s you can make up for it on Friday, January, 20th at 9pm. Join us for a fine evening of pirates, shanties, fine beverages and sumptuous foods! What: PDXYAR  [ Read More ]

The 2nd Annual Ocracoke- A Pirate Gathering

Posted by Bob Alpi On January 11, 2012 ADD COMMENTS

Legend has it that near the end of his infamous career, Blackbeard came up with a plan to fortify a base to make it into a pirate haven. The location for this endeavor was to be village of Ocracoke, in the North Carolina colony, where many believe the pirate had established a “business relationship” with  [ Read More ]