Gameblast18, an Awesome Event Helping an Amazing Charity!

Gameblast18 Came and went and many of the CfG community are feeling bereft after an amazing weekend of playing, streaming and raising money for SpecialEffect. Daniel Auty gathered his thoughts on GameBlast18.   The weekend was the most fun I’ve had streaming in a long time. I think most of our streaming group would agree with me.   It was …

Distilling The Internet Into Discord: We Join Markiplier’s Public Server

  As part of what Markiplier has dubbed a ‘social experiment’ he opened up a publicly joinable Discord for a mere few hours. Catching this at bang on the right moment, SOMEHOW we managed to get through these sacred doors, and we’ve been snooping about for the past few weeks! When the server occasionally decides to become operable… upon entering …

PC Gamer Weekender – Kingdom Come and Rend impressions

Stepping into the hall at Olympia where PC Gamer (sponsored by Omen by HP) had set out their stall for the weekend was an education in organised chaos; teams were unboxing monitors, booting PCs, going through buckets of coffee and generally fortifying themselves for the deluge of gamers due in the days ahead. Ranks of high, white stands, housing the …

Roll For A Plan

Roll For A Plan Role playing games like D&D give us the opportunity to come up with a plan and then see what happens when it is implemented. But what about the factors (such as dice rolls) That you can’t control? I’m on a pretty strict diet and it has a number of calories. This is my battle plan. It …

Nicole Arbour, YOU want to talk depression?

YOU want to talk about depression? OKAY….we’ll ‘TALK’…   Recently internet cheerleading YouTuber, Nicole Arbour posted a viral video about depression being ‘all in your head, oh no I’m holding you accountable for your own feelings’. (https://www.facebook.com/NicoleArbourfans/videos/10157110935707907/?hc_ref=ARTnkEL78VXO1IlTJVUrzOeg-in3yo2Tn-1VuFRO3KskJVy_I1qK-Y5s666j_V5GHzU) . …well, let’s have a look at that shall we?   1) Depression, in common societal reference, is not scaled Do we say …

Cosplay – you’re doing It wrong! Jeni Mew Cosplay Uncut

Cosplay – you’re doing It wrong! Have you ever seen ‘sexy cosplay’ and scoffed at it like a bad, untouchable smell? If so, you are doing cosplay wrong and here’s why… Jeni Mew Cosplay, who is perhaps more well known for her intense detailed craftsmanship than ‘sexy cosplay’ recently added ‘Alexstrasza’ a notoriously recognisable character for skin, to her costume repertoire. …