Why I’m Excited About The Ataribox

Why I’m Excited About The Ataribox

So, in case you haven't heard about it, one of the godfathers of video games (known as Atari) announced that they would be bringing out a brand new console known as the Ataribox. This was huge news, especially for those of us who loved the original Atari consoles in...

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7 Misconceptions About Gaming

7 Misconceptions About Gaming

There are so many different ideas about video games and gaming,  both positive and negative. They can range from opinions on the industry as a whole to ideas about specific tropes and stereotypes. However, a lot of them revolve around reasons why people don't like or...

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Fussy Eaters And Phase Transitions

Fussy Eaters And Phase Transitions

I was reading a post on Dadventurer today, all about toddlers who are fussy eaters and different ways to get them to eat, and it really struck a chord with me. Why? Because my little princess is one of the fussiest eaters I have ever come across. Eating healthily is a...

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My Retro Gaming Wish List for 2017

My Retro Gaming Wish List for 2017

Okay, so I know we're at the tail-end of 2017 now... Winter has come, just as the Starks always said, and the nights are getting longer. But that also means that it is nearly Christmas, which is the time when everyone puts their wishlists together, right? So I thought...

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Playing The Other Side With Lucius Demake

Playing The Other Side With Lucius Demake

Have you ever seen The Omen? And I'm referring to the original movie in particular. Have you ever wanted there to be a game where you could control the little boy and try to not get caught? Something like a stealth murder game? Well, when the original Lucius was...

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Panics, Pools and Pain – A Birth Story

Panics, Pools and Pain – A Birth Story

So, as far as I (or anyone else at work) knows, one of our colleagues is probably a father right now. And that made me realise, I've mentioned a few of the things that happened around my daughter's birth, but I've never told the actual story. So, why not? Let's use...

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Winner – Best Gaming Blog – UK Blog Awards 2019
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