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 …

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 …

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 …

Can you earn money by walking? We try out 3 apps.

With the world cautiously reopening, and many of us enjoying a slightly chonkier frame due to lockdown eating, drinking, and sitting on our arses, we checked out a few apps that might encourage a little more walking. Specifically apps that promise to reward you with actual money for doing some exercise. Sure you can fill your rings on an Apple …

How to Play RuneScape and Enjoy It

If you’re a fan of MMORPGs, then you must have heard of RuneScape. It’s an engaging sandbox MMO that has been popular for so many years. It was developed by Jagex, and they did a great job keeping the game exciting and fun for players. The great thing about it is that you can do numerous activities in the game …

Computer Security 101: What to Look for in a VPN Service

VPNs are an extremely effective tool which can enable you to enjoy browsing the internet, whilst also keeping yourself and your computer files and systems secure. When you have a great VPN, you are able to browse in confidence without worrying about data breaches, online blackmail or having your computer hacked. VPNs provide you with browsing confidentiality and allow you …

Twitch 101 with Bex from Trista Bytes

It’s Twitch 101 with Coaching for Geeks and Trista Bytes! Twitch is a beast of a platform, and with the demise of Mixer (Twitch’s only true rival), everyone’s streaming on Twitch. If you want to be a streamer then you need to get the right kit, grow your audience, grow your confidence, and learn some new skills. Whether you’re starting …

The Importance Of Cybersecurity For Online Gamers

The gaming industry has grown at a phenomenal rate over the past decade. As more people around the world are connected to the internet or own a mobile device, their awareness of online games has also expanded.  The majority of today’s young generations are avid players of at least one online game, while most young adults are well aware of …

4 Gaming Accessories Every Serious Gamer Should Own

Playing a PC game is really a fun way to release the stress after a long day, connect with your friends online, and appreciate out of this world dimensions as an art form. But having a gaming PC or a laptop is not enough to get the most out of the experience. Devices like headphones, controllers, and more, can make …

8 Simple Tips for Throwing an Awesome Zoom Birthday Party

A few weeks ago I had my 28th birthday. As this was, unsurprisingly, the first birthday I’ve had in lockdown, it made for a strange day which included my nephew singing ‘Happy Birthday’ from the end of the driveway. Approaching the day, I decided to make the most of it and organised a big Zoom birthday party, inviting friends from …

CfG Free Training – May 2020 Schedule – Learn stuff and/or things

Geeks need skills – not just to get the most bells for your turnips in Animal Crossing New Horizons, to paint those miniatures (don’t forget your basecoat!) or to avoid cosplay catastrophes. Life skills, business skills, personal skills. Get good, scrub. During lockdown the most important thing is to take good care of yourself. But of you can pickup some …

Review: Kana Quest

A cute, educational puzzler that wholeheartedly embraces a pixel-art aesthetic Learning Japanese is not, it must be said, the easiest thing in the world for a native English speaker. Getting to grips with up to three new character sets – Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji – can be a big part of that difficulty so tools to help are always welcome. …

CfG at EGX – Gaming and Violence

EGX can be a surreal experience, where like-minded geeks gather and unite through one common interest: gaming. It is one of the many meccas for gamers along with Insomnia, E3 and PAX, and brings disparate gaming communities together under one roof. Sure, EGX Rezzed may be postponed, but that doesn’t stop us looking at back. Gaming has been proven to …

4 Tips to Consider before Buying the Perfect Computer for Your Needs

Are you thinking of buying a computer soon? Have you considered the necessary factors that go into buying one? The most important thing to know is what you need a computer for. First off, if you need to carry your work everywhere with you, you’ll need a reliable laptop. If you don’t see yourself carrying a machine around, then a …

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Skytear – The Tabletop Review

Tearing a new era in competitive boardgaming Post Launch Update – 22 January 2020 Skytear is now in the process of fulfilment and finally I have had my copy delivered. After everyone’s favourite moment of unboxing and smelling that new board game smell (don’t even pretend you don’t) I went about checking I’d received what was promised and it was …

Become the ultimate NERD!

Most people think that to have a successful career or business you need to be a born leader, or have a level of arrogance that would make Hal Jordan blush. I thought that too. Until a few years ago…. You see, growing up, my best friend was my Spectrum 48k+, then a SNES, then an Amiga, and then….. Well, you …

War Selection – Early Access Review

War Selection – An Early Access Review In the beginning, the universe was created.  War Selection, by developer Glyph Worlds, is a new take on an old medium of videogame. It’s an old school RTS with a new enough twist that it got me wanting to play more of it already. If you, the reader, ever played such classics as …

Goal Setting Your Way to Your Dream Career

The often-overlooked skill of goal setting can go a long way in leading us towards our dream careers. While we may be satisfied with having a general idea of what we want and where we want to go, taking the time to be deliberate towards our goals can make a world of difference. A good example of this is how …

Reventure – The Review

“Sometimes it’s fun just to fail over and over” Have you ever wanted to play a game where your ultimate aim is to find the funniest and most ludicrous way to fail in a quest? Well if you have then Reventure is certainly the game for you. Reventure is set in a fantasy world and completely parodies its 2D classic …

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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 …

Gaming News Roundup 4 March 2019 – Pokémon Chainmail and Truncheon

It’s an all-new feature! Matt’s Gaming Roundup.   Let’s take a look at some of the week’s big stories, new releases and exciting announcements in the world of gaming!   Pokémon Chainmail and Truncheon   Massive news on the latest Nintendo Direct video for Pokémon Day, with a trailer for the next entries in the Pokemon series – Pokémon Sword, …