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SFW-X: Sci-Fi Weekender 10 – Part 2

by Peter Ray Allisonon 09/11/2019
Sci Fi Weekender (SFW) is an event like no other.  Less like a convention and more of a festival, SFW is the UK’s largest geek camp and there is literally nothing else like it in the UK. The weekend-long geek-fest officially commenced on the Friday morning, with the opening ceremony where event organiser Jonni Davis […]

Joker – Review

by Matt Gearyon 13/10/2019
Joker isn’t an action packed, explosion filled, Superhero trope laden caper, replete with cheesy jokes and one liners. No, it’s a dark, gritty, in some ways brutal and disturbing cautionary tale of how society, ignored, abused and left to fester, will retaliate and lay low those who ignored it for years; the avatar of its rage and dissolution manifesting in Arthur Fleck’s Joker.

Dark Ink by Gary Kemble

by Matt Gearyon 11/10/2019
Investigating sordid political corruption, journalist Harry Hendrick grows uneasy when he hears rumours of a chilling figure behind it. Mistress Hel plies her dark arts from a luxurious suburban lair, motivated by a desire for revenge from a past marred by terrible wrongs. Harry hears of demonic visions, of people under a supernatural thrall, and is slowly drawn into her web. Inside are diabolical ceremonies and visions that threaten both his sanity and his life; something black and infernal reaching out into...

Strange Ink by Gary Kemble

by Sara Smithon 11/10/2019
When washed-up journalist Harry Hendrick wakes one morning with a hangover and a strange symbol tattooed on his neck, he shrugs it off as a bad night out. But soon more tattoos appear: grisly, violent images which come accompanied by horrific nightmares – so he begins to dig deeper. Harry’s search leads him to a sinister disappearance, torment from beyond the grave, and a web of corruption and violence tangled with his own past. One way or another, he has to right the wrongs.

Blade (1998) – Original Motion Picture Score. REVIEW

by Jonjo Cosgroveon 03/10/2019
The soundtrack to the Marvel film that 1998 was made for!

Medioevo Universale – Review

by Matt Gearyon 30/08/2019
Medioevo Universale is a HUGE game and for those who know me, there is nothing that floats my proverbial, tabletop gaming, boat more than big, complex games that take half the day or more to play and make casual gamers sigh. Until now though the only way to slate my thirst for such rare behemoths, […]
The Spider Dance

Incy, Wincy Spider…. “The Spider Dance” by Nick Setchfield

by Mark Cantyon 21/08/2019
Reading more like Harry Palmer than James Bond, the Spider Dance is memory of a simpler time, when World War 2 was a recent memory, and the Iron Curtain carved the battered, burgeoning and caged chaos of the 50s asunder.

Scion 2nd Edition: “We can be heroes, just for one day…”

by Peter Ray Allisonon 12/07/2019
Onyx Path Publishing have revealed their new vision of the classic table-top roleplaying game Scion, with the combined release of Scion: Origin and Scion: Hero last month.  Scion: Origin contains the basic core rules for running games in the Scion universe, whilst Scion: Hero provides players with rules for playing characters who are descendants of […]

Top 5 Games of the UK Games Expo 2019

by Peter Ray Allisonon 04/06/2019
This year’s UK Games Expo (reviewed here) was a smorgasbord of gaming delights.  One that could be happily indulged in until the credit card whimpers in despair.  For many, this was there first chance to see the new edition of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay in action, whilst Villagers and Star Wars Outer Rim seemed to be […]

UK Games Expo 2019: Games…  Lots of games

by Peter Ray Allisonon 04/06/2019
Geek Pride's Peter Ray Allison leaves his credit card at home and explores the myriad temptations at this year's UK Games Expo.