The CfG Blog

What You Should Know About Standing Desks

Some studies show that sitting all day is not good for your health, let alone your posture. However, working in a 9-5 office job usually entails the need for a person to sit all day. Fortunately, this is no longer the case as more and more employers are investing in standing desks for the benefit of their employees. In line... Read More

3 Reasons Middle-Aged Geeks Should be Playing Tabletop Games

There are all sorts of hobbies that people love and enjoy. For some, it is the thrill of diving towards planet Earth with nothing but some pieces of cloth sewn together to slow their fall for a safe landing. For others, it is as simple as sitting down in their homes and enjoying a nice cup of coffee and a... Read More

Everything You Need to Start Live-Streaming Your Games

Twenty years ago, if you said you played video games for a living, people would either think you were very lucky or lying through your teeth. Today, thanks to platforms like YouTube and Twitch, it can be a viable career option. You do need a few things before you can get started, though. Here’s a comprehensive list of everything you... Read More

How to Design D&D Encounter Maps

Hi, I’m Matt from Loke BattleMats and this blog is a little insight into how I conceive, structure and design maps!  Categories I’d like to start by categorising what the various types of maps used in RPGs are; World Maps, Regional Maps, Location Maps, Battle Maps and Challenge Maps. World Maps – The highest-level view of a setting, such as... Read More

3 Tips to Boost Your Streaming Numbers

When you first start streaming on platforms like Twitch, you may find yourself wondering which games can get you the most viewers. Unfortunately, the answer to this is not as simple as “do this and succeed.” Many factors are involved in increasing your viewership, and that includes the games you pick. If you are wondering how you can boost your... Read More

3 Tips to Help Kick-Start and Grow Your YouTube Channel

YouTube has been around for a long time and has become the go-to platform for all sorts of video content. You can discover many things on the site, including how-to guides, infomercials, documentaries, funny compilations, and much more. YouTube is also the choice platform for video game content creators to upload their gameplay recordings for their audience. It lets them... Read More

Waking Review

Waking certainly had an interesting concept from when I first read about it! The description of the game got my neurons firing, but didn’t give away too much of the game concept. In short, you are a coma patient who’s locked in a dream. There you fight for your life, battling the darkness that resides in the dream and calls... Read More

How to Make Your Fortnite Character Stand out

One of the most popular and addictive games available today is Fortnite. This iconic game was developed by Epic Games in 2017 and is available on PC, mobile devices, and consoles. Even though it’s a shooting game, the violence in it is quite cartoonish. If you enjoy cooperative, survival, and battle royale games, you should give this game a try.... Read More

The best geeky advent calendars for Christmas 2020

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, please put a penny in the old man’s hat. What a year 2020 has been so far. At least we have Christmas to look forward to eh? And YES! Christmas IS coming. The goose IS getting fat. One did a whoopsie in the old man’s hat. Sure, it’s some time off yet,... Read More

Escape the Dark Sector: The Tabletop Review

Finally, the four of you escape from your cell, having been captured by aliens in the Dark Sector. They have your ship and it’s going to take might, cunning, and wisdom to travel through the three perilous zones between you and your ride outta here. Grabbing a gun each (thanks handy gun cabinet) you dart down a dark tunnel encountering... Read More

4 Tips to Help You Find Success With Game-Streaming

What is the first thing that pops to mind when you see the word “streaming?” For some, it would be streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, for others, it would be IPTVs and their ilk. When we say streaming, us geeks will most likely think of platforms like Twitch. Anyone can use Twitch, but it will take time to build... Read More

A Geeks’ Guide To Forex Trading

Forex trading has become hugely common in the passing months with a majority of people turning to trading over mobile as a direct result of mobile trading apps and their improved capabilities. But, what exactly is Forex Trading and what do you need to know before beginning to invest? We have compiled a geeks’ guide to forex trading to provide... Read More

Playing Dungeons and Dragons for Effective Team-Building

Dungeons and Dragons is more popular now than ever. Once relegated to dark and dank basements, D&D is now a fixture in pop culture spaces and is seen as an integral aspect of geek culture. Many of the most popular YouTube channels and TV shows have featured the beloved tabletop role-playing game at one time or another. However, many people... Read More

3 Tips to Help You Effectively Network With Confidence – Our Guide

Relationships are vital in practically all settings, regardless of what kind of person you are. From business, to board gaming it all comes down to relationships. Family and friends are not only people you can spend time and have fun with; they can also give you the support you need in trying times.  When it comes to the business world,... Read More

Want to Sell on Amazon? Here’s What You Need to Know

Amazon is the biggest shop in the world, generating masses of money on a daily basis. Anyone is able to use it as an avenue for selling their products, although not not free. The more a seller pays Amazon, the more options open up. In return, sellers have the opportunity to reach Amazon’s audience, which runs into tens of millions... Read More

Kill It With Fire Review: Flaming Arachnids

They’re everywhere… The spiders… They’ve surrounded me… I can hear them from every angle… Somewhere…  I never knew they could be so loud. I can’t see any of them though. I’ll just move this plant pot… Arrrgh! 101 Ways to Kill a Spider If you are an arachnophobe, this experience will likely put you off immediately. However, if you can... Read More

8 Successful Traffic-Generation Strategies Every Business Needs To Know

The advancements in modern technology have truly transformed how businesses are run in this modern-day and age. Business owners can now leverage digital channels to reach out to their target market. This is because more and more people are resorting to the internet in search of any information, product, or service that they need. As a result, businesses strive to... Read More

Investing in Bitcoin: Is it for Me?

No cryptocurrency enjoys the same recognition as Bitcoin. That’s because it was the first to make trading virtual coins a possibility today. Though Bitcoin is the most popular of its kind, cryptocurrency in general remains a mystery for many people, including investors. In this article, we’ll take a look at the different pros and cons of Bitcoin to help you... Read More