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Creator of the Month Jan 2019 – The Geek Forge

Creator of the Month January Hello fellow geeks and welcome to the first Coaching for Geeks Creator of the Month of 2019! In this section we pick out one of our very own epic geeks to highlight the amazing creations they produce. We want to show the whole wide world just how cool, creative and outright geeky we are. So …

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Welcome to the Stitch and Bitch – Cosplay Content with Amazonian Cosplay

Cosplay is, to quote a friend of mine, simply ‘The Art of Dressing Up’. Cosplay. What is it exactly? Is that when people dress up as Japanese schoolgirls? Well, yes but also no. Oh I know! Is it some underground fetish hobby? Well, yes, but also a big no. If you’re not new here, you may have seen my previous …

Azzy’s Top 3 Games of EGX 2018

Azzy Chooses his Top 3 Picks of EGX 2018 EGX 2018 may be over, but the memories and the lust for forthcoming games lives on. Adam selected his top three games of the show. Thea 2: The Shattering MuHa Games The beautiful artwork of MuHa Games’ stand got my attention as I wandered around the Rezzed section at this year’s …

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Nerds Jolly Boating: Live Entertainment at UK Games Expo – Part 2

Helen Pain continues her review of the Live Entertainment at the UK Games Expo 2018. Go back and read her Escape Your Deathtrap: Live Performances at UK Games Expo Part 1 if you haven’t already!    …3 down, 3 more to go – would the events at UK Games Expo just keep getting better? *Spoiler alert – err, yeah!*   You Can’t …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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Mental Health Is Your Super Power – Cosplayers’ Top Tips

What comes up for you when the term “Mental Health” is mentioned? Does it make you feel uncomfortable? Do you feel anxious or sad? Many people struggle with their own thoughts along with the stigma that comes up with it. Here’s my post on what I found out about the battles and challenges of anxiety, depression and other disorders… at …

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It Shouldn’t Happen To A Cosplayer… Cosplay Catastrophes

Beth Malcolm of Amazonian Cosplay, is an experienced cosplayer; participating in competitive cosplay events and spending months of time (and wages) on her intricate cosplay creations. She has appeared on the podcast and on stage with Coaching for Geeks’ own Robin at MCM Birmingham Comic Con – and now she shares her cosplay catastrophes. We all have those moments in …

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What’s the BIG Festival, Brazil?

BIG Festival 2018 Brazil’s Independent Games (BIG) Festival is finally here and Anderson Araújo from Coaching for Geeks went along to take a closer look into all the great games they brought us this year.       BIG Festival has taken place every year since 2012, and in Brazil is considered the most important festival of Independent games in …

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Our EPIC Review of 6 Games at UK Games Expo

  At the UK Games Expo I got some hands-on demos of some of the tabletop games being exhibited. Here’s my games review and low down on the game play mechanics.   Game Review: Posthuman Saga I believe that it was fate that I played this game. Two days before the expo I came across an advert in Facebook messenger …

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Escape Your Deathtrap: Live Performances at UK Games Expo

  There is nothing quite like the exhilaration of a live performance. I discovered to my delight that there were several seminars, workshops and live events running alongside the tabletop gaming at the UK Games Expo, each one geeky in their own way and the majority of which were priced at an incredibly reasonable five pounds per person. Bargain! Here’s …