Azzy’s Top 3 Games of EGX 2018

Azzy Chooses his Top 3 Picks of EGX 2018 EGX 2018 may be over, but the memories and the lust for forthcoming games lives on. Adam selected his top three games of the show. Thea 2: The Shattering MuHa Games The beautiful artwork of MuHa Games’ stand got my attention as I wandered around the Rezzed section at this year’s …

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Nerds Jolly Boating: Live Entertainment at UK Games Expo – Part 2

Helen Pain continues her review of the Live Entertainment at the UK Games Expo 2018. Go back and read her Escape Your Deathtrap: Live Performances at UK Games Expo Part 1 if you haven’t already!    …3 down, 3 more to go – would the events at UK Games Expo just keep getting better? *Spoiler alert – err, yeah!*   You Can’t …

Fantasy parody card game, Hero Master, launches on Kickstarter

Hero Master: An Epic Game of Epic Fails comes to Kickstarter Sick of always being the best? It’s time to be the worst. Fantasy parody game Hero Master: An Epic Game of Epic Fails launches on Kickstarter this Tuesday (18 September 2018). We first encountered Hero Master at UK Games Expo and it REALLY piqued our interest. Designed and illustrated by Jamie Noble …

Designing Your Dungeons & Dragons Encounters with James Gifford

James Gifford, author and illustrator of Dungeon Diaries, returns to improve your Dungeons and Dragons encounters (also applicable to any tabletop roleplaying game PATHFINDER FOR LIFE! – Ed: Robin) ENHANCING YOUR DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ENCOUNTERS Back when I was a baby goblin, I used to play Dungeon Crawler game like Torchlight and Dungeon Siege. I remember thinking they were the …

The WHO Classifies A Gaming Disorder. Here’s What That Means.

  Gaming Addiction: What’s The Problem?   Robert House, the Coaching for Geeks health correspondent, talks about the evidence behind the WHO’s recent classification of a Gaming Disorder. Today I want to talk to you about the World Health Organisation (WHO) classifying gaming as a disorder. I wanted to let the heat die off a little and start a conversation …

Roleplaying, Expectations, and Player Choice – The Conversation about Conversation

Setting Expectations at the Roleplaying Table – Brawling and Playing a Role One of the tricky bits about getting a group together to play a tabletop roleplaying game is the expectation of each individual joining the group. Although a rule set appears to promote a set of expectations for play, roleplaying games are, ultimately, a group of folks sitting around …

Turning Geeks into Adventurers…

Things change, but a pattern is present; a formula remains…   You’re not going mad, the website is changing. We’ve had this one for over a year and sure, it’s OK, but it’s not the sleek beast it could be. So we’re rebuilding. And with that rebuild comes all new ways to gain XP  and  level up! Every good adventure …

The Unexpected Benefits of Being a Theatre Geek

When geeks and drama combine – it’s the rise of the theatre geek!   I doubt many people have ever thought to put the words ‘theatre’ and ‘geek’ together, let alone become one, but please bear with me. Being a theatre geek is not just about what you see or how often you see it, it’s about what you can …

When CfG Met… Vanessa Marshall

  In Conversation with Vanessa Marshall By Daniel Fine Vanessa Marshall is an extremely talented voice actor whose work has been featured in many different cartoons and video games. She currently voices Gamora on the Disney XD series ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, but she is most famous for portraying Hera Syndulla in the beloved series ‘Star Wars Rebels’, which concluded …

When CfG met… Nolan North – “Filling in for Fillion”

Nolan North on the Uncharted Fan Film, the Next Destiny DLC and ‘Filling in for Fillion’ Daniel Fine headed to the Nolan North press conference at MCM Manchester Comic Con   Sometimes light-heartedly referred to as Mr. Video Games, Nolan North is one of the most prolific voice actors in the business. From the Uncharted franchise, to Deadpool and everything …

When CfG met… Christopher Judge

Coaching for Geeks Stargate fanatic, Daniel Fine, heads to MCM Manchester Comic Con to meet Teal’c MCM Manchester Comic Con took place last weekend and was attended by an array of different stars. Many were voice actors who’d been featured in video games and there were a few actors as well, including Manchester’s prodigal son, Benedict Wong from Dr Strange …

MagicCats Builder (Crazy Dreamz) Review

Cats! Magic! Building! And Dreamz (crazy of course)! It’s a MagiCats Builder Review   MagiCats Builder; A game of randomness, player creativity and best of all, cats! It is a free to play game that’s available on PC via Steam and it is also available on mobile via the Apple Store and Google Play.   Little Big Catnip? <   ...