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Finding your ‘thing’: blogging motivation

Blogging can be a wonderful thing. It gives a person the opportunity to express themselves and share their opinions; it can open the door to a network of people with similar passions and interests; and it’s a great way to learn from others and refine your writing skills. No wonder it’s estimated that more than two-million posts are published every day on over 156 million … Continue reading Finding your ‘thing’: blogging motivation

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Gamers blog party: spring 2018 invitation

Both Easter and our GameBlast18 stream are only a few weeks away now, and the anticipation for chocolate and video games is building. But before that, it’s time for the first blog party of 2018 here at Later Levels – there’s no better way to set yourself up for the week and meet some new blogging friends. The rules are simple: 🎉   Arrive at the party: … Continue reading Gamers blog party: spring 2018 invitation

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Love hearts and levels

Following on from the Secret Valentine event earlier this week and my declaration of love for William from Willtendo, we’re still feeling all warm and fuzzy inside. Thank you to Ian from Adventure Rules for hosting yet another awesome community project! For Valentine’s Day last year, I roped a few of my blogging buddies into sharing their favourite partnerships in video games. But what about … Continue reading Love hearts and levels

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Cheat codes: the old currency of cool

Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, start. I’m guessing a lot of people reading this will know exactly what that sequence is. It’s the essence of dreams, the giver of life and the answer to our prayers instilled into 11 simple button presses. It’s the Konami code. This little saviour was created by Kazuhisa Hashimoto while developing the NES port of … Continue reading Cheat codes: the old currency of cool