War Selection – Early Access Review

War Selection – An Early Access Review In the beginning, the universe was created.  War Selection, by developer Glyph Worlds, is a new take on an old medium of videogame. It’s an old school RTS with a new enough twist that it got me wanting to play more of it already. If you, the reader, ever played such classics as …

Goal Setting Your Way to Your Dream Career

The often-overlooked skill of goal setting can go a long way in leading us towards our dream careers. While we may be satisfied with having a general idea of what we want and where we want to go, taking the time to be deliberate towards our goals can make a world of difference. A good example of this is how …

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How to be a Confident Streamer

The greatest videogame convention in the land we call Eng(land), EGX, returns to London for its 2019 edition. Simultaneously rendering our EGX Survival Guide useless and being just down the road from Coaching for Geeks HQ, meaning we can run some things at the show. Here’s the first of five! HOW TO BE A CONFIDENT STREAMER 2pm THURSDAY 17th OCTOBER …

Cat Quest 2 – The Review

Following the phenomenal success of the acclaimed Cat Quest, developers The Gentlebros, will be continuing the story of the world of Felingard – a fantastical land populated by adorable cats. Under threat from a continuing war between the Cats of Felingard and the advancing Lupus Empire, CAT QUEST II will tell the tale of two rivals, brought together against their …

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COSPLAYERS AND GAME DEVS NEEDED – VG:IRL at EGX 2019

Who would win in a gaming battle to the *death? Game devs or cosplayers? Game developers. Massively important to the world of EGX. Without them, there’d be no games and Euro Gamer eXpo would have a pretty large hole in the content. No Mario. No Sonic. No Fortnite. No Call of Duty. No FIFA. No Last of Us. No Night …

Variant 31 Review & Interview

Variant 31 bills itself as a ‘live action videogame’, and like many games it seems to have been trapped in development for some time. The creative director had high ambitions for this escape game meets immersive theatre hybrid, and in the interview below you can see his intentions for the game. The reality of Variant 31 falls way short of …

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Win LOADS of BOARD GAMES at Tabletop Gaming Live

Coaching for Geeks is heading to Tabletop Gaming Live! The awesome tabletop gaming event, hosted by Tabletop Gaming Magazine taking place at London’s Alexandra Palace on 28-29 September 2019. I’ll be joined by Liam Purkiss of FURN gaming and we’ll be reporting on the show, covering games we play, and running The Ridiculous Tabletop Pub Quiz at 4pm on Saturday …

Access Escape: The First Escape Room Fully Accessible For The Blind Or Visually Impaired

Hannah Hammond founded Access Escape in Canning Town, East London, in January 2019. It’s the first pop-up escape room that’s fully accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired – played completely in the dark. Hannah chatted to our Coaching for Geeks Overlord Robin Bates… Access Escape is quite unique in terms of escape rooms in that it’s in …

Can Grammarly improve your typing confidence?

I am a terrible typist. Despite hours following Mavis Beacon’s instructions, killing zombies with hastily typed words in The Typing of The Dead (which is abandonware and you can get for free), and giving Nanotale – Typing Chronicles a few goes at various gaming event over the last year, well… this screen is currently covered in red squiggly lines. So …

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How to be Confident with Swamp Ass

The Swamp Thing movie may be cancelled, but that doesn’t stop other swampy things from having the potential to knock your confidence. The summer heat can cause a terrible case of swamp ass. Especially if you make less effort than the writers of the Swamp Thing cartoon theme tune. “What’s swamp ass?” I hear the lucky ones cry. Swamp ass. …

Threads Subscription Box Review – Lord of the Batmans

A graphic novel and T shirt in a box with Threads Nothing to do with Sheffield BY ROBIN BATES​ Review Summary Product Name: Threads Product Type: Subscription Box Price: £9.99 Summary: Does what it says – a t shirt and a graphic novel. Loses a star for the two not being related but otherwise a solid purchase. Rating: GET YOUR OWN …

Yuppie Psycho – The Review

The First Day Of Work Couldn’t Be More Terrifying with Yuppie Psycho Brian will meet all kinds of odd characters, escape from terrible creatures, and unravel the hidden secrets of Sintracorp’s dark past. BY MATT SALMON Review Summary Game: Yuppie Psycho Publisher: Another Indie Price: £16.66 on Steam Summary: During his unconventional employee orientation, Pasternack discovers what his new job …

Feather for Nintendo Switch – The Review

Flying high and serene with Feather Chill to ambient music and relax to fluid moves of a bird BY ROBIN BATES Feather title Review Summary Game: Feather Publisher: Samurai Punk Price: £7.19 on Steam Summary: Play as a bird with responsive and fluid flight controls A vast island for you to explore Rating: Feather Feather is a serene game about exploration …