Diabetes, Not So Sweet.

Welcome back, fellow geeks. Today’s Health Bar is going to take a deep dive into the world of Diabetes. We will look at what it is, the history, the treatments, the science and pseudoscience surrounding this fascinating metabolic disorder. (with some additional comments from me, Robin, who has type 1 diabetes) Diabetes – What’s in a name? Let’s start with …

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Top 5 Basic Men’s Fashion Must-Haves for Winter 2019

by Ian Dallimore It wouldn’t be a winter article if I didn’t start out by complaining how bloody dark it is all the time now – but just because it’s dark, doesn’t mean you need retreat into your “comfies” and hibernate for the season. Winter presents an opportunity to be comfortable and look great all at the same time. The …

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Night Lights – The Review

By Michael B. Night Lights is a game where you control a blocky character who walks through a dark world at night. His cure for the darkness is altering any lights he can find. Light can actually alter the state of reality – allowing him to sidestep problems that block his path. It is a platform/puzzle game with the pace …

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Tabletop Gaming Live: The Review

TableTop Gaming Live at Alexandra Palace (September, 2019) My first experience of a gaming convention last year was, I have to admit, a baptism of fire. I was overwhelmed at times by the amounts of fans jostling for position around the exhibition hall stands, all chatting animatedly about their purchases and tournaments schedules, and I mentally prepared myself to have …

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 …

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Brace Yourselves: Summer Cooking Is Nearly Mastered

Summer in the Northern hemisphere may be over, but a great salad evokes memories of the warm at any time of year. Tackling salads, dressings, and marinade, Paul Flannery dons his chef apron and giant D20 to continue to level up your cooking stat. Summer food can get complicated quickly; multiple pan dishes, tropical fruits, expensive ingredients… But it doesn’t …

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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while True: learn() – The Review

What do programming, self-driving cars, video games, and cats have in common? Your first thought might be to wonder whose Youtube vlog I could possibly be referencing. In reality, though, I am talking about ‘while True: learn ( )’. ‘while True:’ is a game developed by Luden.io and has all of these things and more. When you first enter the …

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Kastles: Medieval Mayhem – The Review

Kastles has a simple objective: everyone has a castle to defend and other castles to destroy. That’s it; no plot twist or hidden backstory, but what it lacks in narrative depth it makes up for in enjoyment. For this game, created by Gunpowder Studios and promoted by Red Knight Toy Group, uses strategy and silliness in equal measure as players …

Sniper Elite V2 Remastered: Rebellion Interview

Coaching for Geek’s roving reporter Nate got to interview Martin Caine from Rebellion Elite, to get a little inside info on the ‘Sniper Elite V2: Remastered’. We find out what’s new to the game, talk about the game’s infamous nutshots, and delve a little into the controversial past of the Sniper Elite DLC “Assassinate Hitler” quest. Tell us a little …

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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 …

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WRC8 – The Review

Getting down and dirty with the latest in off-road monsters  I have grown up in cars. Instead of football on TV as a kid, there was Formula 1. I was taken to racing events from about 5 years old. So naturally, cars and racing are a huge part of my life, which I honestly don’t get to talk about much. …

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 …

12 Social Events for Introverts

Introversion has a bit of a bad rep in today’s “always on” social online world. We often get mistaken for being rude and antisocial. As humans, social events are a must. It keeps your mental state healthy and confidence. They are fun, entertaining and a great way to meet new people for friendships, relationships and work. Introverts, like extroverts, shine …

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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 …

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Seeds Of Resilience – The Review

Seeds Of Resilience is a god game where you strive to keep alive a small group of castaways. Directing them to scavenge for food that you find, crafting a place to sleep, making fire, crafting tools to make better food, you can even recycle the parts from the raft that you arrived on the Island with and collect items that …

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 …