Music and Sound Effects – D&D Tips with James Gifford

  My players had finally found the flooded Crypt. They inch down into the dank stone entranceway, fear gripping them as they watch out for the ghost of a blind witch Morvane. As they emerge into the main catacomb, all is still… then they see her, manifesting above the alter, her hair splayed out like white tendrils, milky eyes wide …

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How to Earn More Money – It’s Your Responsibility

TOUGH LOVE TIME, KIDS   Your job is YOUR responsibility. The amount you earn is YOUR responsibility. It’s time to take charge.   Here’s a pattern I see all too often. 1) You hate your job 2) You feel like you should and could be earning more 3) You keep doing your job 4) You hate your job even more …

Gymtimidation – Podcast 50

Don’t fear the gym! Everyone’s there striving to be better and we’re all at different parts of the journey. In this week’s episode of the Coaching for Geeks show, Coach Austin tackles gymtimidation in his inimitable Hyper Strength style!     It’s available on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, and plenty more besides.   Check out more episodes of the Coaching for Geeks show. …

My First Time – Comic Con on a Press Pass – Con Survival Guide

I have done a lot of different tasks in my time volunteering at conventions. But, this is something I had not yet done! When Robin asked me to be a press representative for Coaching for Geeks I was excited, yet extremely nervous! Excited, because I can get into press panels. Nervous, because I will need to ask a question to …

Quidditch and Me

Hello everyone, my name is Jay Holmes and I’m going to be talking to you about my experiences with the Quidditch Premier League or QPL for short. To start we’ll just go over a little bit about me: I’m currently Captain of the British Champions of Quidditch, coach with the national squad and help to train new coaches and scout …

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Get your stat circle here!

It’s time. Grab the stat circle ready for a 7 Day Level Up Challenge! Stat Circle Worksheet   HOW DOES IT WORK? You choose one stat to work on for 30 minutes a day for 7 days. You check in every day in the Facebook group. Every time you check in you build the group’s power level to take down …

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Gaming Beneath a Steel Sky – Insomnia62 Preview!

LAN Parties. Insomnia Festival has brought LAN parties back in a BIG, exhibition centre spanning way. Plus all the esports, cosplay, tabletop gaming,  YouTube and Twitchers you could ask for. Insomnia62 Preview Time!   We haven’t tidied up after MCM Birmingham Comic Con and yet we’ll be back at the NEC in less than 10 days’ time for Insomnia62, the …

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 …

Progress Not Perfection in the Dating Game

Time to drink to another Valentines day, but what can we do to take steps to progress, not perfection when it comes to dating? Let’s have a chat with resident dating coach Rami; I’ve been teaching geeks to date for 7 years. 7 YEARS. And in that time, I can tell you there’s one thing that’s been very consistent with the people I’ve taught.   …