Hands on with Trover Saves the Universe at PAX East 2019

Trover Saves the Universe shouldn’t be as good as it is. It’s a fairly standard action platformer and yet it feels fresh and is fucking hilarious. PAX East saw Squanch Games bringing Trover Saves the Universe along to play. Plus a panel featuring Justin Roiland, co creator of Rick & Morty, hosting a series of guests to talk about comedy …

INKBOX SEMI PERMANENT TATTOOS REVIEW – LET’S GET INKED!

Make terrible mistakes that are only semi permanent with inkbox Tattoos You don’t need Splatoon as an excuse to get inky anymore. BY ROBIN BATES​ INKBOX Review Summary Product Name: Inkbox Semi Permanent Tattoos Product Type: Non permanent tattoo pads and ink, plus freestyle tattoo ink pens. Price: $14-$23 plus postage (free to mainland USA and Canada, $9 flat fee worldwide).​EXCLUSIVE …

Hands On with Dangerous Driving at PAX East

Burnout is dead, long live Dangerous Driving!   Three Fields Entertainment Alex Ward needs a cup of tea I sat down with Alex Ward, Creative Director at Three Fields Entertainment and co-creator of Burnout, at PAX East 2019, who talked me through some of the elements that have gone into giving Dangerous Driving more than just a fresh lick of …

Loot Crate Review and Unboxing – Transformation 2019

It’s the geeky daddy of subscription boxes… the almighty LootCrate Geekgasm in a box with LootCrate BY ROBIN BATES​ Review Summary Product Name: LootCrate Product Type: Monthly Subscription Box Price: $19.99/£24.99 plus shipping Summary: The daddy of the geeky subscription crate model, LootCrate, knows exactly what it’s doing and only falls short of a 5 star review due to a couple …

Bring Them Home – an immersive game review

Immersive gaming space race action with Bring Them Home Ground control to Major Bates. Sending scrawled notes about what’s in space. BY ROBIN BATES​ Review Summary Product Name: Bring Them Home – An Immersive Game Experience  Product Type: Immersive Game Price: £22 Summary: Bring Them Home is a fantastic and fast paced gaming experience, suitable for newcomers to the world …

Counting Sheep – Vaults 2019 Review

Prepare for a revolution with Counting Sheep at the Vault Festival 2019 Do you revolve or evolve? BY ROBIN BATES​ Review Summary Product Name: Counting Sheep Product Type: Immersive Theatre Price: £19.50-£31.50 Rating: Entering the Vaults beneath Waterloo Station, we are transported to Kiev. Sat either side of a long table, with the cheap seats on benches either side, and the …

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Sherlock: The Game is Now, Escape Room Review

Get ready to deduct your way out of this one with Sherlock: The Game is Now. Review of the Official Sherlock Escape Room BY ROBIN BATES, MAY 27, 2015 11:00 AM Review Summary Product Name: Sherlock: The Game is Now What is it: Escape Room Experience in London, UK Price: £54 Summary: A well made escape room, with beautiful sets, from …

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Coaching for Geeks at PodUK – Feb 2019

PodUK is a celebration of the UK podcasting scene, and is set to take place in Birmingham Millennium Point on Saturday February 2nd. Hosted by Rocksalt Events and sponsored by Present Communications Ltd and Hindenburg Systems, PodUk is a fan focussed event, allowing you to get up close and meet your favourite podcasters. Including Coaching for Geeks’ own Robin Bates. …

Brothers Boardgame Review – Strategically Simple

It’s Gobbals vs Wabits in Ankama’s Brothers Everything you need for a puzzling good time with a hint of Tetris! BY PAUL GIFFNEY Review Summary Product Name: Brothers Publisher: Designers: Ankama Christophe Boelinger and Xavier Houssin Price: 14,90 € Summary: A simple shapes-as-points game that is well made and suitable for all ages Rating: The parcel arrived from Coaching for Geeks. …

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Subscription Boxes – My Geek Box Review

A boxful of geeky treats with My Geek Box What’s in the boooooooooooox? BY ROBIN BATES, Jan 2nd 2019 Review Summary Product Name: My Geek Box Product Type: Subscription Box Price: £19.99 $24.99USD $34.99AUD plus postage. A variety of themed boxes available at other price points. ​ Summary: A surprising amount of value packed into an oversized box. Rating: Subscription …

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Coaching for Geeks Awards 2018 – THE RESULTS

Hundreds voted in the Coaching for Geeks Awards 2018. Making their opinions known across multiple geeky categories. Congratulations to all the nominees, here are your winners and runners up. MOVIE OF THE YEAR 2018 There were fewer than 10 votes between the top 2 showing that Marvel Studios got a few things right in 2018. In the fight between The …

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Vote in the Coaching for Geeks Awards 2018 – VOTING CLOSED

The Coaching for Geeks Awards 2018 The Coaching for Geeks community has spoken, putting forward their nominations for the best in geeky entertainment over the last twelve months… and the worst. The time has come to vote FOR THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE! (In each category plus a runner up). But they’re all winners here, apart from those found in …

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Coaching for Geeks Awards Prize Draw Terms and Conditions

The promoter is Coaching for Geeks whose registered office is at The Library, 102 Campbell Road, London, E3 4EA The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom, United States, Australia aged 18 years or over except employees of Coaching for Geeks and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition. There …