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4 Tips and Tricks for Building an Audience on Twitch

4 Tips and Tricks for Building an Audience on Twitch

One of the most popular geek culture hobbies to evolve from the pandemic is streaming. With the huge explosion of interest in esports and online gaming, streaming has become quite commonplace. Plenty of people have begun playing games for a live audience online, both...

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Relationships: 30 Life Lessons to My Younger Self

Relationships: 30 Life Lessons to My Younger Self

I turned 30 this year, and I reflected on some life lessons about my relationships and the nature of love. It really does feel like a significant number, because I’ve learned so much in this time and yet I know there is SO much more to learn. (And re-learn!)  ...

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Anybody can speak in public

Anybody can speak in public

...and moreover in our opinion everybody shall speak in public. William Roy, creator of Pitchcards, a game to improve your public speaking skills which successfully funded on Kickstarter in March 2017, shares his thoughts on what makes a great presentation or...

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Time for Murder? Inkwell Investigations Review

Time for Murder? Inkwell Investigations Review

We’re old hands at escape rooms, we escaped from first one to open in London with mere seconds to spare and have had played the good, the terrible, the beautiful and the obnoxious.   This week we went whimsical with Inkwell Investigations: Murder History. WHAT IS...

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How to Find Your Purpose in Life

How to Find Your Purpose in Life

  So you want to find your geeky purpose. The meaning of life. Maybe you're just stuck and want to find your way out. Because you my friends, you have one life left, and your life force is waning. It's time to take charge, gain XP, and level up. This webinar...

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Caving in High Heels with Amazonian Cosplay – Podcast 51

Caving in High Heels with Amazonian Cosplay – Podcast 51

  Beth Malcolm, AKA Amazonian Cosplay, takes her work to the next level. She not only hand crafts her work, which has included Cersei Lannister, Flemeth, Queen Hippolyta and more, but also treks out into the wilderness to take scenic photographs. Follow Amazonian...

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Rise of the Geeks – Comic Con and Cosplay

Rise of the Geeks – Comic Con and Cosplay

The day of MCM Comic Birmingham was greeted with a very brief glimpse of “Beast from the East 2”, we only get a few events of the year where we really get to rise up and unify as one. I wasn’t going to let a bit of snow take that opportunity away from me! [video...

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Why Nice Guys Suck (and how to be much less sucky)

Why Nice Guys Suck (and how to be much less sucky)

This one's aimed at the straight 'nice guys' who think that only the bad boys get the girl.   "Hey Rami, I'm a nice guy, but I can't get any women to like me. They always seem to go for the assholes and douchebags. Do I have to be an asshole to get someone to...

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Music and Sound Effects – D&D Tips with James Gifford

Music and Sound Effects – D&D Tips with James Gifford

  My players had finally found the flooded Crypt. They inch down into the dank stone entranceway, fear gripping them as they watch out for the ghost of a blind witch Morvane. As they emerge into the main catacomb, all is still... then they see her, manifesting...

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MCM Birmingham Comic Con Press Release

MCM Birmingham Comic Con Press Release

The MCM Birmingham Team were absolute stars, so we're posting their post-event press release here. MCM BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON TAKES BIRMINGHAM BY STORM! First MCM Comic Con of 2018 draws in the crowds and star-studded line-up for a blockbuster weekend of pop culture MCM...

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Queen of Screams? Birmingham Horror Con 2018 Review

Queen of Screams? Birmingham Horror Con 2018 Review

I was rather excited about Birmingham Horror Con, I've not attended an event like this before, sure, I've been to a Walking Dead con. But, nothing dedicated to Horror as a whole! The Horror of Edgebaston The venue was Edgebaston Stadium. A place I never thought could...

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How to Earn More Money – It’s Your Responsibility

How to Earn More Money – It’s Your Responsibility

TOUGH LOVE TIME, KIDS   Your job is YOUR responsibility. The amount you earn is YOUR responsibility. It’s time to take charge.   Here’s a pattern I see all too often. 1) You hate your job 2) You feel like you should and could be earning more 3) You keep...

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Gymtimidation – Podcast 50

Gymtimidation – Podcast 50

Don't fear the gym! Everyone's there striving to be better and we're all at different parts of the journey. In this week's episode of the Coaching for Geeks show, Coach Austin tackles gymtimidation in his inimitable Hyper Strength style!     It’s available...

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National Puppy Day – The Best Dogs in Geek Culture

IT'S NATIONAL PUPPY DAY! Which nation? we don't know or care for it gives us an excuse to celebrate the best dogs in geek culture.   In no particular order... 1) K-9 I reckon we can extend the celebration to K-9 mark I-IV inclusive. The fourth Doctor's robotic...

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Quidditch and Me

Quidditch and Me

Hello everyone, my name is Jay Holmes and I’m going to be talking to you about my experiences with the Quidditch Premier League or QPL for short. To start we’ll just go over a little bit about me: I’m currently Captain of the British Champions of Quidditch, coach with...

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Resilience is my Superpower

Resilience is my Superpower

2018 was going to be my year. January was awesome. I set SMART goals. I made a plan. I wrote my six month milestones on a whiteboard in my office. I used my best handwriting and double checked my spelling. My whiteboard contained a road map to awesomeness right there...

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Comic Con with Kids – Convention Survival Guide

Comic Con with Kids – Convention Survival Guide

Me and My Comic Con Kids It all started with a small comic con in High Wycombe for me, my first con team. I found via social media that a comic con was happening in my hometown, and being run by a friend - I thought this would be absolutely amazing to go to and...

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Get your stat circle here!

Get your stat circle here!

It's time. Grab the stat circle ready for a 7 Day Level Up Challenge! Stat Circle Worksheet   HOW DOES IT WORK? You choose one stat to work on for 30 minutes a day for 7 days. You check in every day in the Facebook group. Every time you check in you build the...

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Getting My Jedi On – Training with the Silver Sabres

Getting My Jedi On – Training with the Silver Sabres

One of the things that most caught by attention at MCM Birmingham Comic Con this year was this:     Training with Lightsabres Being a bit of a Star Wars geek – and by bit I mean a lot – I was instantly nerding out at the opportunity to be a Jedi, even if...

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