Now that you’ve worked out that your geek is a gamer the next important thing to do is to find out which device they use if they are a video game player. This is especially important if you are going to get them a new game (I would suggest using their wish list so you do not buy one they already have) or a gift card (see below for details). There are multiple different devices now and if you don’t know which one they use then the chances of you purchasing something they can’t use is high. If in doubt; don’t buy an actual game.Read More →

Introducing the Ultimate Gift Guides for the Geek in your Life

At this time of year there are a lot of gift guides around and I wanted to offer a slightly different take on them. As a geek I’ve found myself having to explain to parents many times exactly what I’ve wanted for Christmas, as well as then receiving completely random gifts from family members or from the work Secret Santa. So I figured it was time that someone helped everyone out; whether you’re the geek receiving the gifts or the parent or workmate buying for one this is the gift guide for you! In this series of guides I’ll be covering a range of differentRead More →

10 Geeky Things That I'm Thankful For!

I was completely stumped on what to do for this month’s 10 things. I have some ideas I’m working on for future 10 things, but wanted to reach out and see what you guys, my readers, wanted to know about me. I popped an open request up on my facebook page and got some great suggestions including this one from Alicia of EightBitBlonde to do a geeky post that ties in with Thanksgiving. As a Brit I don’t celebrate Thanksgiving, however, I have a lot of US readers so in the spirit of celebrating Thanksgiving this months 10 Things is dedicated to 10 Geeky thinksRead More →

Inktober 2018 Prompts - Fandom & RPG

Welcome to the fourth in a series of posts featuring prompts for Inktober – This week the theme is Fandom and RPGs! If you’re not familiar with Inktober I’ll be going into more detail in just a moment but basically it is an art prompt that takes place every October using only ink. There is a set prompt list created by the original Inktober founder, however, it has become such a wonderful community project now that there are so many new prompts popping up each year. Every year Inktober is responsible for the creation of so much fantastic art and connecting people with new artists.Read More →

Whether you’re a gamer, a writer or a roleplayer, names can be an important part of your character creation. Over the years as I’ve graduated from roleplayer to gamer and then onto writer I’ve grown a collection of go to generators and resources for finding names. Here are some of my favourite ones!   Dog Names by Low Chen Australia Yep, that says dog names, you’re not mistaken. It has an absolutely amazing list of different names, from characters, to mythology to countries. It has so much variety that it makes it great for everything you might need a name for!     Behind theRead More →