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? <   ...

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Werewolf: Live! Review

Werewolves of London, Edinburgh, and Beyond: Live (The Review) Dawn breaks at the quiet little village (which the audience just named, and used something related to the heat rather than a dick joke) and all is peaceful… At least until the latest victim of the werewolf attacks is discovered, torn to pieces, blood and viscera all over the walls. Someone …

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Who Am I? My Hero’s Journey With RPG Tabletop Gaming

Who Am I To Be Writing About Turning Geeks Into Superheroes Through Tabletop RPGs?   When I started writing articles for Coaching for Geeks, I decided I wanted to continue with an article about helping folks bring out their own gaming superheroes. But I think it’s worth talking about me and where I’m at, so that you get a better …

Comic Conned? When Conventions Go Bust

  Have you been Comic Conned? Remember when I wrote about attending Birmingham Horror Con? I had such a great time; I wanted to attend more of this company’s conventions. London mainly, as I wanted to meet Andy from the Chucky movies. I’d even booked for their Birmingham Halloween event… Well… this happened 🙁         This is …

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Seven Steps to an Awesome School Leaver’s CV

That’s it! School’s out! For… summer, for… ever! You might have booked that road trip, that holiday, and planned that EPIC night out. Or maybe, you can’t quite afford it yet. Maybe, you are fired up with passion at the very start of your career. Because right now, it is time. Time to enter the real world, find a job, earn …

UK Games Expo: The Survival Guide

What is UK Games Expo?   Well, it’s an expo, not a convention. Fancy! It’s great big tabletop gaming convention; boardgames, wargames, cardgames, roleplaying games. Plus nerdy entertainment shows, a Viking village… in their own words:   UK Games Expo (UKGE) is the largest Hobby Games Convention in the UK – where all aspects of the gaming hobby are represented …