How does playing video games for 24-hours straight sound to you? It’s certainly tiring and takes a whole load of stamina to make it through to the end, but it’s … Continue Reading GameBlast21: it’s everyone’s turn to play
SpecialEffect is a wonderful UK-based charity that believes it’s everyone’s turn to play. The team puts fun and inclusion back into the lives of those with physical disabilities by helping … Continue Reading Gaming for good: my GameBlast history
Sometimes it’s hard to believe I’ve been playing video games for over 30 years. I’ve experienced many amazing adventures and RPGs in this time, and these have allowed me to … Continue Reading My first tabletop RPG experience
How many hours have you sunk into video games since the COVID-19 lockdown was imposed in the UK? With a lot of people finding themselves with more free time over … Continue Reading Lockdown gaming: when a hobby stops being fun
Over the past fortnight, I’ve brought you a series of posts on streaming. We’ve looked at what it means to accept an Affiliate invitation from Twitch, the video games are … Continue Reading Twitch times: the future for <em>Later Levels’</em> streams
Earlier this week, I shared my recommendations for Twitch channels worth following. Not only will the streamers featured in this post keep you entertained while they’re on air, they’re also … Continue Reading Twitch star: <em>#KaraokePete</em>
Going live on Twitch for the first time can be a scary experience. There are so many things to think about: making sure your set-up works properly throughout the stream, … Continue Reading Twitch tips: advice for new streamers
Many of us having been finding ourselves watching for more streams than we used to since the COVID-19 lockdown started here in the UK at the end of March. If … Continue Reading Twitch friends: bloggers who stream
One of the hardest parts of maintaining a Twitch channel is deciding on games to stream. There are so many factors to consider: the sort of titles your audience likes, … Continue Reading Twitch picks: choosing games to play on stream
Hitting Affiliate status on Twitch is a big deal. Some streamers put so much effort into their channels, going live whenever they can to get more than 50 followers and … Continue Reading Twitch Affiliate: to sub or not to sub?
The COVID-19 lockdown here in the UK is now gradually starting to come to an end. Although we’re all now looking forward to getting outside and meeting up with friends … Continue Reading Twitch timeout: big loves, chat
How much time have you spent in front of a screen since the lockdown started? I’ve always been partial to playing video games and I’m no stranger to sitting in … Continue Reading Screen savers: non-gaming lockdown hobbies
#LoveYourBacklog Week in February is an event designed to encourage everyone to share their love for their growing pile of video games. It’s something which should be a sign of … Continue Reading <em>#MaybeinMarch</em> 2020: <em>Thomas Was Alone</em>
That’s it: GameBlast20 is officially done. The weekend just done saw hundreds of gamers all over the UK come together through extended streaming sessions to raise as much funds and … Continue Reading GameBlast20: lessons learnt
Join us as we take on 24-hours of gaming to raise as much funding and awareness as possible for SpecialEffect this weekend. This amazing UK-based charity puts fun and inclusion … Continue Reading GameBlast20: we’re live!
This weekend, hundreds of committed gamers all over the UK will be participating in marathon streaming sessions. This isn’t just being done for fun though: we’re all coming together for … Continue Reading GameBlast20: game schedule revealed