Newfoundland Jam – The Review

The game of “Newfoundland Jam” is a simple concept to understand for those who are unfamiliar to the game and, really, have no idea what it’s about. It’s a card game for 2-4 players but is easily played with either 2 or 4 respectively. For one, the setup is easy however for some it may take a little time to …

MCM Manchester Comic Con: The CfG Survival Guide

Originally published September 5 2018. Updated for 2019. Introducing an in-depth guide to the ins and outs of MCM Manchester Comic Con by Alice Isted of Arisu Cosplay What is MCM Manchester Comic Con? MCM Manchester Comic Con is a family-friendly two day event hosted in the heart of Manchester. It is a celebration of all things pop culture: anime, …

Threads Subscription Box Review – Lord of the Batmans

A graphic novel and T shirt in a box with Threads Nothing to do with Sheffield BY ROBIN BATES​ Review Summary Product Name: Threads Product Type: Subscription Box Price: £9.99 Summary: Does what it says – a t shirt and a graphic novel. Loses a star for the two not being related but otherwise a solid purchase. Rating: GET YOUR OWN …

Photographers in an abandoned theme park in Pripyat

Chernobylite: Interview with The Farm 51 Creative Director Wojciech Pazdur

In Pripyat, Ukraine, April 1986, an underestimated safety power cycling test of reactor core no.4 would cause one of the greatest nuclear disasters in modern history. Initially, a steam explosion, a cascade of events would lead to radiation being spread across Europe.  Over two hundred employees and emergency responders were hospitalized due to burns and acute radiation syndrome, and hundreds …

CfG’s Creator of the Month June 2019 – BurntPieCreations (Week 2)

Welcome to Week 2 of Coaching for Geeks ‘creator of the month’ for June 2019Today we look at a selection of pieces from the very talented Jordan K Thomas (BurntPieCreations) along with a little insight to each. You can find more of Jordan’s great work at these locations: Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/BurntPieCreations Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/burntpiecreations/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/burntpiecreations

The box of the Street Fighter Exceeed Fighting System base set featuring Ryu

Street Fighter Exceed – Review

A quick table-top battle of spirits, not fists, with Street Fighter Exceed Nothing can beat the experience of playing Street Fighter on the arcade but this game comes pretty close. BY GREG WATSON Review Summary Game: Street Fighter Exceed Fighting System Publisher: Level 99 Price: $29.95 from Level 99 Games Summary: Street Fighter Exceed is a tabletop combat card game …

The Newshit e3 2019 Spectacular!

A slightly different batch of news updates this week, as it turns out most of the news occurred in Los Angeles, at a quaint little gathering which is colloquially known as the Electronic Entertainment Expo. E3 Kings of Orient Awe This week saw the annual news fest that is E3 – bringing all the big names together for a game …

Yuppie Psycho – The Review

The First Day Of Work Couldn’t Be More Terrifying with Yuppie Psycho Brian will meet all kinds of odd characters, escape from terrible creatures, and unravel the hidden secrets of Sintracorp’s dark past. BY MATT SALMON Review Summary Game: Yuppie Psycho Publisher: Another Indie Price: £16.66 on Steam Summary: During his unconventional employee orientation, Pasternack discovers what his new job …

Our Games of UK Games Expo 2019

It’s that time of year again, we are almost as far away from the next UK Games Expo as possible in a calendar year and that’s sad. However, there is still some good news from the world of UKGE – one has just finished and what a fantastic show it was! Various members of the Coaching for Geeks team are …

NEWSHIT 3-9 June 2019: No Sleep til Viridian City

Once again we climb the news mountain to see the dizzying heights that developers and publishers have achieved. We could have saved ourselves a long hike.   You Used Rest – It’s Super Effective! Some interesting Pokémon news this week, as during the Pokémon Company 2019 Press Conference it was announced that several new titles are coming in the next …

NEWSHIT 27 May – 2 June 2019: Crank It on a Play Date

Once again we dip our toes into the murky waters of gaming news, hoping to discover some hidden treasures or unknown aquatic lifeforms. Of course, we only managed to dredge up a few shipwrecks and an old boot. Schedule your next Play Date Well, this one came out of nowhere – a new handheld gaming device made by Panic, who …