Guest Post: Ready Player One

I first came across Ready Player One when I was studying my undergraduate degree. I received it in a Lootcrate subscription box, didn’t read it for a year and boy was that a mistake! When I finally picked it up, I was hooked. Immersed in nerd culture, I couldn’t stop reading and to this day […]

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The beauty of video games

Computer generated imagery (CGI) has came so far over the past two decades. The first film I saw at the cinema was Starwars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace (1999). I was 5-years old and completely in awe of the fantasy in front of me. The Phantom Menace is a perfect example of what CGI can […]

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Blogger Recognition Award

Early last week I was thrilled to find out that charliechatters was nominated for The Blogger Recognition Award by Rika Confesses. I really appreciate the nomination and the fact that, despite being a new discovery for Rika, she thought my small blog was worth the mention. Rika Confesses is generally a badass blog that makes […]

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Congratulations, you’ve reached level 23

As I finish a 56-minute game of Conquest on SMITE, I open my laptop. I begin typing and here you are, reading my history as a gamer. I can’t exactly remember a life without video games. My dad was an avid PS1 gamer and he bought one for my family the Christmas of its release (September, […]

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