Posts Tagged ‘sci-fi’
All in all, TI4 is a great game (though not the cheapest), balanced, not overly complex, quicker than you might think and with so much replayability. If you are the long hall war gaming type then you'll need to go into it understanding that it isn’t really a wargame, despite its look, it’s a game of diplomacy and threat… with the ability to war it out, if you must.
With the LVO nearly upon us and the tournament calendar beginning again I thought i’d explain my down falls as a tournament player and how I think, you could do better. I’ve been playing tournaments in 40k for about 4 years now and despite a 2nd in a one dayer, a 6th and a lucky […]
Directed by Richard Boylan and Written by Boman Modine, Guardsman is a rather glorious, short fan film about, well a guardsman, down on his luck and surrounded by Xenos. Shame it wasn’t longer but good to see good quality, 40k,fan made, live action and Animiated shorts coming out… maybe GW will take the hint and […]
In the season finale, Ben and Mike try to win Callum over with a lovely Pitch about Sci Fi. Don’t forget that all Geek Pride Podcasts, including this one and the Geek Pride Cast can be found on Itunes, Google Play, youtube, spotify and our website for download. If you would like to see live […]
The latest announcement, in the already star-studded line-up for Sci Fi Weekender next year, will be Stargate SG-1's Christopher Judge.
And so the struggle begins! How do I remain objective when I’m reviewing a movie from my favourite film franchise? How do I stop myself from devolving into total ‘fan-boy’ territory – either gushing praise over or screaming bile about, a movie that is a direct prequel to a film (the 1979 original) that I […]
This past weekend, I attended my first Starfest convention (on behalf of Geek Pride), the 40th anniversary of the event. Mainly a Star Trek/Star Wars festival, over the years, it has grown to include guests, activities, etc. from all different sci-fi and horror franchises. This year, everything from Firefly to Doctor Who to Dark Matter got covered (as well as […]
For eight years, the annual Sci-Fi & Fantasy Weekender has delivered a packed weekend of entertainment, guests, films and partying (reviewed here). Now they are turning metropolitan and bringing their sci-fi festival to Sheffield, the City of Steel, for Sci-Fi Weekender in the City. All the fun, fandom, and vibrant experience of the legendary Weekender […]
One of the highlights of the MCM Birmingham Comic Con is always the diverse costumes worn by the talented cosplayers that attend. The sheer breadth of costumes range from faithful recreations of those worn on screen to imaginative re-envisioning of iconic characters.