It's been an eventful year here at Crave, what with the discovery of Dungeons & Dragons dice; the strange tail of the ; a ship that , and when it's time for a booty call.
Our retrospective gallery below gives you just a small sense of the mind-bending stories we encountered in our 2012 travels. Among the stories that grabbed your attention most (as judged by traffic and reader comments), we've got jaunts to remote geeky destinations in New Mexico, a trip aboard a giant Lego spaceship, and a look at a zombie-proof safe house.
Moving forward, the future of Crave looks brighter than ever, and the Crave team is excited to take on more challenges in the coming year and beyond. Aside from our daily features, be sure to check out our exclusive weekly enjoyments:starring Stephen Beacham; our brilliant comic by Blake Stevenson and Jeff Bakalar; and our awesome weekly Crave product giveaways.
Happy and healthy holidays to all our readers who ride the Crave train, and as always, we welcome your feedback at crave at cnet dot com.