ERIC SMITH is the cofounder of Geekadelphia, a popular blog covering all-that-is-geek in the City of Brotherly Love, as well as the Philadelphia Geek Awards, an annual awards show held at the Academy of Natural Sciences.He’s written for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Weekly, and Last month we shared with you the rather contentious article on how to date a geek guy.

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" — Bonnie Burton, author of The Star Wars Craft Book & host of Geek DIY You keep your action figures in their original packaging.

Your closets are full of officially licensed Star Wars merchandise. This hilarious primer is jam-packed with cheat codes, walkthroughs, and power-ups for navigating the perils and pitfalls of your love life with ease.

You’re hooked on Elder Scrolls and Metal Gear but now you’ve discovered an even bigger obsession: the new girl who just moved in down the hall. Geeks of all ages will find answers to the ultimate questions of life, the universe, and everything romantic, from First Contact to The Fellowship of the Ring and beyond.

Full of whimsical 8-bit illustrations, The Geek’s Guide to Dating will teach fanboys everywhere to love long and prosper.

"For the right person, this book is the Marauder's Map, the Konami code, the Gray's Sports Almanac of the opposite sex.

It's dangerous to date alone: take this." - Jeff Ryan, author of Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America"If dating seems more like a dismal game of Frogger instead of a fun Zelda adventure, you need to read "The Geek's Guide to Dating" by Eric Smith!Learn how to meet people in the real world and connect off-line for a change.You may even level up to a romance worthy of an RPG!None of the tips were to be taken too seriously; they were a light overview on differences between certain folk, and the strangeness of dating in the digital age.To make things fair, I’m now going to give advice on how to get a geek girl, as both sexes should be equally accounted for.We primarily write for a female audience (though we’re more than happy for males to pop along) so I don’t want to annoy girl geeks who feel I’m giving away the get in her pants secrets.