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SFW in the City II: Sci-Fi Fantasy Warriors!

by Peter Ray Allisonon 07/02/2018
Following the rip-roaring launch of Sci-Fi in the City last year (reviewed here), its second coming will arrive at Sheffield’s O2 Academy on the first weekend of October 2018 (Earth Time), with a special pre-party on Friday 5th. This year it is reborn as SFW in the City II: Sci-Fi Fantasy Warriors! The headlining guests […]

Nerd Block Classic: November 2016

by xdustineflxon 29/11/2016
Another month, another dive into Nerd Block Classic. You know, I’m running out of ways to do introductions for these articles. Oh, well. On with the review. First item in the box is a 2017 calendar. A Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit calendar. The calendar features maps of different areas of Middle Earth, a new one […]

5 Things we learned from Belfast Film and Comic Con May 2016

by trekkiemarkon 03/06/2016
Convention season is upon us and Showmasters and their crew delivered a fine event at the Titanic Exhibition Centre on the weekend of the 14th and 15th of May with plenty of stalls, exhibits, cosplayers and cult celebs to keep the discerning nerd happy. Here’s five things we learned from the first of this years Belfast […]

Age of Sigmar: A Revisit

by Lendosanon 29/08/2015
The POINT of Forging the Narrative is sort of like roleplaying; except you are both the Gamesmaters writing your own story. It is about having fun, and fun is something that hasn't been associated in social Warhammer play for years.

Wales Comic Con: another reason to visit Wales

by Peter Ray Allisonon 16/07/2015
Peter Ray Allison learns how Wales has become a cultural centre for geekery with Wales Comic Con.

Sci-Fi Weekender: The Si(x)th Cycle

by Peter Ray Allisonon 27/03/2015
Now in its sixth year, the annual Sci-Fi Weekender is quickly gaining a reputation for being a convention that is more than a convention. Although described as such by the organisers, the Sci-Fi Weekender is more akin to a festival, with something for everyone in its veritable smorgasbord of geekery. If there is one thing […]

The Office – Hobbit style!

by Deepdarkredon 14/12/2014
Or is it the other way around? Saturday Night Live, who rarely disappoints brought us this lovely gem, featuring Martin Freeman’s Bilbo Baggins in a…surprising setting. What would Bilbo be doing once his adventure is over? Retreat to his little hobbit hole, smoke and relax, of course. But what if he chose a different path? […]

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Trailer Lands

by James Buckinghamon 28/07/2014
Hobbit and Lord of the Rings fans rejoice! The trailer for the third installment of Peter Jackson‘s love letter to Middle Earth has finally landed, and it looks like it’s going to be a doozey! Feast your eyes on the official teaser trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies, due for release […]

Desolation of Smaug – Games Workshop

by Lendosanon 03/07/2014
Considering that the size of the book is the same, the slight price increase was surprising, considering there is less fluff content as well. However the book does offer some extra rules that I haven't seen in the Hobbit/Lord of the Rings books before.

[Video] One Man, 40 Impressions

by Becca Harperon 23/06/2014
People doing impressions of well known celebrities or fictional characters has always fascinated me. From seeing it at a young age on the old British variety shows to the variety of youtube videos out there now, it is one of my simple joys and I’ll always take a minute to watch people with this amazing […]