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 …

Free MCM Confidence Cheat Sheets – YouTube, Haters, and Cosplay (oh my!)

Get your free MCM Comic Con Geek Confidence Cheat Sheets!   Our own Confidence Overlord Robin was joined by some awesome panellists at MCM Comic Con London May 2019. They covered a lot of ground, so gathered up their top tips in a series of handy dandy cheat sheets. Whether you want to increase your confidence as  Youtuber, learn how …

Making Your First Twitch Stream With Paranerdnicky

News! Paranerdnicky will be streaming for charity, for the Millions Missing campaign for ME Action, all of next month (May 2019)! She’ll be streaming a mix of things such as Scribblio, Marbles, Soulworker, just chatting, etc… check her out and support her on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/paranerdnicky   If You’re A Twitch Noob, Paranerdnicky Will Show You How! As a follow up …

Hands (and tongues) On with Speaking Simulator – Robotic Mouth Action at PAX East

Silly, trusting humans… When perusing the PAX East ’19 showfloor, one finds themselves constantly bombarded with spectacles of new and inventive games; Speaking Simulator is one of a kind. Upon approaching their exhibit, a model of a male character’s head with a questionably long mobile mass of muscle tissue hangs over a series of tongue-shaped business cards.   Jed Dawson …

Convention Diversity with Kyle-Steven Porter – PAX Diversity Lounge Manager

PAX events have a set of rules governing attendee behaviour. And their safety and accessibility pages state “Since the early beginnings of the show, PAX has been proactive about creating and implementing policies that ensure a safe and fun environment for attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and Enforcers alike.”   At PAX East, the Diversity Lounge was showing just how safe and …

Indie Megabooth submissions open for PAX West 2019

We haven’t even finished writing up or PAX East adventures yet and those fine indie-loving folk at the Indie Megabooth have gone and opened submissions for PAX West 2019. We’ve already covered Dangerous Driving, have got writeups of adorable old age dating sim Later Daters and to contrast that One Finger Death Punch 2, to come soon and here’s the …

Hands on with Trover Saves the Universe at PAX East 2019

Trover Saves the Universe shouldn’t be as good as it is. It’s a fairly standard action platformer and yet it feels fresh and is fucking hilarious. PAX East saw Squanch Games bringing Trover Saves the Universe along to play. Plus a panel featuring Justin Roiland, co creator of Rick & Morty, hosting a series of guests to talk about comedy …

INKBOX SEMI PERMANENT TATTOOS REVIEW – LET’S GET INKED!

Make terrible mistakes that are only semi permanent with inkbox Tattoos You don’t need Splatoon as an excuse to get inky anymore. BY ROBIN BATES​ INKBOX Review Summary Product Name: Inkbox Semi Permanent Tattoos Product Type: Non permanent tattoo pads and ink, plus freestyle tattoo ink pens. Price: $14-$23 plus postage (free to mainland USA and Canada, $9 flat fee worldwide).​EXCLUSIVE …

Hands On with Dangerous Driving at PAX East

Burnout is dead, long live Dangerous Driving!   Three Fields Entertainment Alex Ward needs a cup of tea I sat down with Alex Ward, Creative Director at Three Fields Entertainment and co-creator of Burnout, at PAX East 2019, who talked me through some of the elements that have gone into giving Dangerous Driving more than just a fresh lick of …

Convention Survival Guide: Glasgow Games Festival

Glasgow Games Festival: What is it? A day of open board gaming in city centre Glasgow with demos, traders and a games library, with just under 400 attendees. It has been operating for a couple of years, and has a website: http://www.glasgowgamesfestival.com/   Glasgow Games Festival: When is it? The 2019 dates haven’t been announced yet. The last one was Saturday 17th …