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Gamers blog party: summer 2018 invitation

What better way to celebrate long sunny days, smokey barbecues, brightly-coloured cocktails with weird little umbrellas and amazing blogger friends than with a summer blog party? Set yourself up for a great week by getting to know the awesome writers around you and reading their finest posts. The rules are simple: 🎉   Arrive at the party: don’t be shy and stand in the corner – say … Continue reading Gamers blog party: summer 2018 invitation

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MCM Comic Con London 2018: a round-up

According to their website, MCM Comic Con events are the UK and Ireland’s most exciting pop culture shows and bring together a broad scope of popular culture categories including gaming, movies, anime, comics and more. My other-half and I have taken my stepson Ethan for the past couple of years now and he always really enjoys it; and last time we even managed to rope … Continue reading MCM Comic Con London 2018: a round-up

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Rezzed 2018: the trouble with narrative games

Earlier this week, I picked up on the increase in the number of narrative games on display at Rezzed this year. The ‘detective’ theme seemed to be popular also, with several story-rich titles featuring male investigators who were trying to solve some mysterious or vaguely-supernatural case related to either unexplained missing persons or gruesome murders. This was a great thing for me: everyone has their … Continue reading Rezzed 2018: the trouble with narrative games

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Rezzed 2018: playing detective

While at the Rezzed expo recently, my other-half pointed out how many more narrative games were on offer than in previous years. It’s one of the highlights I mentioned on in my round-up post published this week: it’s this kind of title which usually appeals to me the most, and I came away from the Tobacco Dock adding more upcoming projects to my wishlist than … Continue reading Rezzed 2018: playing detective