The National Videogame Arcade is moving to Sheffield!

Here’s some fantastic news for the videogame nerds of Sheffield! After three years of being situated on Carlton St in Nottingham, the National Videogame Arcade will be moving to Sheffield after the end of its busy Summer schedule.

The NVA team has cited the current venue’s listed property status as the main reason for the move. The upkeep of the building has proven too much for the team. While they searched for a more suitable place in Nottingham, the decision was made to move cities. As a person who has spent most of his life in and around Sheffield, I personally think it’s a great thing.

The NVA offers visitors a very unique experience, as it is the only playable museum in the country. They have a great selection of interactive exhibits, and the location has hosted a variety of educational classes and gaming events. Not everything will be brought over though. They plan to keep an education and research facility in Nottingham, and the Pixelheads community will stay put too.

According to the Sheffield News Room they will be part of a new digital and tech space in Castlegate, and will open mid-October.

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Join me on Twitch for the “Next Up Hero” Streamer Launch Party!

For those of you who don’t know, Next Up Hero is a hard-as-nails 2D action game that’s finally launching to version 1.0 on 28 June 2018! To celebrate, there’s going to be a Streamer Launch Party at 8pm GMT. THAT’S TONIGHT! The aim is to get as many people to go live as possible.

Thanks to my partnership with HumbleBundle, I was deemed eligible by the publishers to get a free code! This stroke of good fortune has inspired me to make a Twitch channel so that I can get in on the party, and hopefully have a good time. This is going to be my first time streaming, so i’m sure it’s going to be quite the experience! Nothing can go wrong at all! Right?


Anyway, chat commands are going to be enabled on Twitch, which means that you guys will be able to assists and/or assault me by summoning friendly AI or enemy AI straight into my game while watching me on Twitch! I’m not going to stream for too long, probably about 45 minutes to an hour as I will have work the next day but you are welcome to join me! Check out the list of chat commands available on Twich below:

  • !heal

  • !echo (Summon Yourself as an AI Assistant)

  • !shadow (Summon Yourself as an AI Assailant)

  • !ancient (Ultimate)

  • !specialrefill (Mana)

  • !stun

  • !slow

  • !freeze

  • !darkness : Next level will be darkness

  • !mayhem : Next level will be mayhem

If this sounds like your cup of tea, then join me on my Twitch Channel tonight at 8pm GMT!

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Getting to grips with Gioteck’s Duo Wheel Pack for Nintendo Switch

There has been a lot of controversies concerning third-party accessories for Nintendo Switch recently, such as the stories of how some third-party docks are either damaging or bricking the hybrid console. Details about how often this is happening and which docks are actually doing this are sketchy to say the least, but it’s pretty much stopped me from buying any third party docks for my Nintendo Switch.

This hasn’t stopped me from buying all things third-party though. Hence this review for Gioteck’s Duo Wheel Pack for Nintendo Switch! Even though a pair of official Nintendo Joy-Con wheels aren’t the most expensive things in the world as they only cost £12.99, I love to find myself a bargain. Check out my post about my Amiibo finds for more proof on this! During a visit to my local PoundLand, I came across something else other than Amiibo that i’ve wanted for a while. A pair of super cheap wheel peripherals to pop my Joy-Cons into!


I must admit that the only two boxes left on the shelves were extremely battered, and one box only had a single wheel left inside but for £5 I thought it was worth the risk. When I got them home, the contents of the box were very barebones. The two wheels, a bit of cardboard packaging and a user manual type thing. I honestly don’t know if there were some things missing or not but that’s more the fault of whoever raided the boxes in the shop.

Regardless, the box itself was well designed, with a great red and black motif. It advertised the wheels in a way that promoted them to have a premium finish, to provide enhanced comfort for the player and that they were designed to be very ergonomic. Overall, I think my actual experience with them mostly matched to what was advertised. The wheels are solidly built from plastic, with a small amount of rubber situated on the bottom of the indented area which holds the Joy-Con very securely. Each wheel can hold either Joy-Con thanks to the shape and depth of the indented area which is a great little feature.


The plastic is mostly smooth with a few small cosmetic details but no additional texture to help a person grip onto it, so they could be quite susceptible to falling out of a pair of clumsy hands.  The only moving parts are the shoulder buttons, whose motion translates well to the smaller Joy-Con equivalents. They are very noisy though, with no kind of noise dampening material applied to them. The size and shape of the wheel makes it easier to grip compared to the Joy-Con itself, and is much better than the small strap attachment that comes as standard with a Nintendo Switch. I’m very tempted to use them for other multiplayer games that only use one Joy-Con because of this very reason.

After doing a bit of investigating, I found that Gioteck also do a pair of wheels that consist of less plastic. The top and bottom arches of the wheel aren’t there, giving them a more sporty look. No doubt these are a newer model, but for what I spent on the ones I have, i’m really happy.

The Duo Wheel Pack is a great introduction for me to the things that Gioteck makes. If their more complex products are as solid and robust as these are, then count me as a fan. They have definitely made me more interested in buying their products at the very least but i’ll have to see what their other products are like.

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We watched The Descent in an actual cave!

There’s nothing quite like a British horror film. The (original) Wicker Man, Dog Soldiers, 28 Days Later, and An American Werewolf In London. All super entertaining. All memorable. However, nothing quite brings a sense of fear and claustrophobia like The Descent. After a spelunking adventure in an unknown cave system goes terribly wrong, six women get trapped deep underground.

While having to contend with the usual problems normally associated with getting trapped in a cave, it turns out that they aren’t alone! As you might expect, things get intense and scary. Obviously, the people at The Village Green Events Co. thought that the film wasn’t scary enough, as they decided to host a screening in the Peak Cavern (lovingly referred to as The Devil’s Arse by us locals) in Castleton! What absolute genius’ the people who host The Village Screen are!


With the goal of creating and delivering exceptional experiences, it’s clear that this company is run by a team of very passionate people. Since first attending a showing of Home Alone a few years ago, my girlfriend and I have been to several other showings, and they’ve all been exceptional. While the main attraction is the massive pop-up cinema screen, there is plenty to keep people busy before the show starts.

A hearty combination of a selection of food vendors and live music is always a solid way to keep people entertained, and it makes a welcome change to the stale popcorn and over-carbonated drinks of mainstream cinema. Thanks to there being no less than six brick-and-mortar cinemas (The Light, Odeon, Showroom, Cineworld, Curzon and Vue) within a relatively small area, Sheffield is definitely not starved for movie entertainment. The Village Screen might not show all the most recent blockbuster films and it might not be as cheap as some of the other venues, but you definitely get your money’s worth thanks to the locations and the overall experience.


The locations are as diverse as the films being shown, and they are always filled to the brim with other people who are really passionate about the particular film that is being shown. There’s something magically alternative about singing passionately along (with many others!) to Hakuna Matata in a barn or lol’ing at the mischievous antics of The Gremlins in an old picture house.

Our experience this time around was fantastic once again. Nestled deep in the Peak District, Castleton is a an impressively historic town and the ideal location to watch a film about being underground as the town boasts a number of caves. There was plenty of parking with two easy-to-access locations nearby, one of which was half filled with the entertainment and food vendors. These included Proove Pizza, Pie Eyed, Fizz and Fromage and Livvy’s Ice Cream. All great choices but sadly we could only have one main and one dessert each!


My girlfriend and I both had pie, mash potato, peas and gravy from Pie Eyed. We’ve both had food from all the aforementioned vendors before so we knew what we were getting from each and just decided to go with Pie Eyed for our main as we knew it would be filling without being overly so, as we both wanted ice cream after! Livvy’s had a great selection on, with my girlfriend going for Raspberry Ripple and I for Chocolate. Overall, very satisfying!

It’s a fair walk between the car park and the Peak Cavern but it’s a very impressive looking one. Steep cliffs hang ominously over the quaint little cottages as you climb higher (and deeper) into the mouth of the cave. Once inside, a mass of slightly uncomfortable plastic chairs await, many with blankets and coats draped across them. As we arrived about an hour before the film was due to start, most of the seats were already taken. Usually we would have come a little earlier but we had house-hold chores to do.


The absolute best advice that I can offer you for attending a Village Screen event is this. Come early, and come with AT LEAST one other person. As one person orders the food, the other can scope out some seats. That’s the absolute best way to prioritise your time, as these events are more often than not sold out.

The atmosphere when the film started was great. There were plenty of  scares in the film that got people jumping in their seats, myself included. Every so often a chuckle ran through the crowd after a particularly scary moment or if someone reacted in an over-the-top way. Like I said before, the people who attend these events seem to be more than your average movie-goers so that really heightens the enjoyment factor.

This was also the first +18 Village Screen event that i’ve attended. I don’t knock them for showing mostly family friendly movies to appeal to a wider audience and get more customers but it’s great that they have an adult’s only horror night. I hope they continue this trend in the future! In any case, I would highly recommend a Village Screen event. They really do go all out when it comes to locations and themes. It’s not just a big screen dumped in some random field.  A Village Screen event is a place tailor-made to show great films.

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I’ve finally got my hands on some Amiibo!

A few years ago the toys-to-life craze was a hugely popular and lucrative section of the gaming industry. While U.B.Funkeys started it all back in 2007 it wasn’t until franchises like Amiibo, Skylanders, Lego Dimensions, and Disney Infinity popped up that toys-to-life became a force to be reckoned with. Most of these franchises have been discontinued with the exception of Skylanders and the subject of this little blog post – Amiibo.

First released in 2014 by Nintendo, Amiibo were originally figurines of popular first-and-third party characters that uses NFC (near field communication) to transfer data and interact with specific video games. This was later expanded to include cards and even breakfast cereal boxes! Needless to say, some Amiibo are now rather expensive collector’s items, one of the reasons i’ve never bothered to get any.

This has changed though! During a random excursion into my local PoundLand, I came across an abundance of the Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival game packs for Wii U. This included the game, an Isabelle and Digby figurine and three cards all for £5! I don’t have a Wii U (and I don’t need to get one thanks to owning a Switch), so i’m not too bothered about the actual game, and I don’t care about the Amiibo cards, but £5 for two Amiiibo? Sure, why not! I’ll probably trade-in the things I don’t want so it should end up being even cheaper.


I know that neither Isabelle or Digby are super popular or rare but i’m really happy with them. I like Animal Crossing, I think both figurines are super cute and I can at the very least use them when i’m playing Mario Kart, Skyrim and Breath of the Wild. It’s a win-win situation. Plus it’s a good cheap start to my collection!

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‘Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King’ is super adorable!

Recently, I decided to buy ‘Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King’ on my Nintendo Switch in an attempt to scratch my old-school action-adventure itch, while we are all waiting for Nintendo Switch Online and the supposed NES games coming with that.  I think I’m slightly late to the party when I say that I absolutely adore this game.

Released back in early 2017 by developer Castle Pixel, LLC. and published by FDG Entertainment, there is a massive amount of charm on display here. From the cute setup of the story to the well-realized pixel art, there’s plenty to like about this game. It’s a huge throwback to action-adventure games of old and the comparisons that can be made to games like ‘The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past’ are innumerable.


This game definitely understands the pedigree that it came from and overall, that’s great. Fans of the older Zelda games will instantly recognise a variety of mechanics found in Blossom Tales. The overhead perspective is present, with the player character moving in the cardinal directions from screen to screen. Heart containers can be collected through a variety of puzzles and challenges to bolster your chances of survival, there are themed dungeons with bosses, while items can be found and used in specific scenarios and against said bosses.

All very solid, if slightly generic mechanics to have in a video game. There are other, more unique aspects too though. There’s also a stamina meter that you can upgrade in a similar fashion to the heart containers, and this makes combat a little more tactical. Your sword can be used almost indefinitely but wouldn’t it be better to use a ranged attack that costs some stamina? Decisions, decisions.

While the game is mechanically sound, I think it’s the story that shines through. The very core of the narrative is pretty generic, with the hero travelling the world to save someone who is danger from an evil villain. What really elevates this game is the wonderfully cute way that the story is framed. The adventure begins when Chrys and Lily wake their sleeping Grandpa with the hope of him telling them an epic and heroic tale. Grandpa begins to tell his grandchildren about “a brave elf boy who lived in a magical land called H-“, but is cut off because he’s told that one a million times.


This is a playful acknowledgement of what has come before and really sets the lighthearted tone. Grandpa instead tells the tale of the grand Kingdom of Blossom where the young Lily lives…and this transitions into the game proper. It’s a wonderfully charming way to start, and that charm continues throughout the game.

At various points, the children will interrupt the game-play with their thoughts and reactions to what is happening. A few small decisions can also be made, mostly ones concerning which enemies are encountered first. If Lily should die, then both Grandpa and the children will react accordingly. It’s a great aspect of the game that really builds a charming narrative, but it also reminds the player that it is an actual narration.

Overall, there are a lot of things to love about this game. A minor nitpick that I have is with the graphics. While visually appealing and extremely well rendered, the pixel art has nowhere near the level of detail that the games of the past it is trying to emulate have. A shame, but nothing that ruins the game.


I found Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King to be a very enjoyable experience despite the fact that it ended up being far shorter than I had hoped. It was definitely too easy in the latter parts of the game after I had spent the time collecting many of the available power-ups, but other than those slight negatives I would highly recommend it to anyone wishing for an alternative to The Legend Of Zelda games.

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My most anticipated games from E3 2018

So. E3 2018 was a thing. A super awesome thing! It feels so very long ago now even though it was only last week! I tried my hardest to catch every big major conference, and I basically watched them all live. I’m really glad I did too, as I got swept up in the hype and it was really fun! Now that the dust has settled after all those insane announcements, we can really start thinking towards the bright and shiny future! With that said, take a look at my top 10 most anticipated games from E3 2018!

10. Elder Scrolls VI /Starfield

I couldn’t actually decide which game I was looking forward to the most so I put both of them on this list. But why the last spot? Well, even though these are massive games that I am really looking forward to – they are just way too far off into the future to even start getting hyped over. There are so many more games that come out sooner. Enough said.

9. Skull and Bones

When I think of the Assassin’s Creed saga of games, I most fondly remember Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag. It was a great naval warfare game wrapped in a stealth-based shell that I just had to get through. There’s nothing wrong with a stealth game but it’s really not my favourite genre. This is why i’m super excited for Skull and Bones though! It looks much better than Sea of Thieves, and hopefully it will have more content too.

8. Ooblets

This game is a mixture of Pokémon and Stardew Valley, and is basically the cutest thing that i’ve ever seen. I’ve been following this game for a while so much so that i’m a part of the Official Ooblets Wiki on Gamepedia. Out of everything that Microsoft presented at E3, this is the sole Xbox games that i’m looking forward to.

7. Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Lara Croft has been a cultural icon for a very long time. It’s a good thing that Square Enix is trying their hardest to reinvigorate the franchise instead of letting it go stale. This epic conclusion to the new “origins” trilogy takes us to yet another location, one that is very different from where we’ve seen Lara in the other two games. Thick scary jungles await us, and I can’t wait!

6. Doom Eternal

Bethesda’s reboot of Doom that came out a few years ago was such a fun time. It looked fantastic, played extremely well and left fans wanting more. Now we are getting Doom Eternal. Bring on the demons.

5. Beyond Good And Evil 2

The original Beyond Good And Evil was a game that completely passed me by when it originally came out. When I did play it on the Xbox One thanks to ‘backward compatibility’ I found it to be a little underwhelming. I appreciated the gameplay and the story but I guess I missed

4. Octopath Traveller

Even way back when this game was first announced, it looked very special. Obviously, the visual style is what really pushed this game into the forefront of people’s mind, so it was reassuring to get hold of the demo and play the hell out of it. I spent lots of time strolling around the parts of the story and world that the demo presented us and it only helped build my hype. This game seems to be building up to something special and i’m super glad I have a Nintendo Switch to play it on.

3. Spider-man

Sony really came out swinging (haha) with this game at E3, and showed us that it’s not a quick-time event filled mess, something that many people were fearing. Combat looks fluid and enjoyable, and the host of villains that was featured are all superb. Genuinely one of the games i’m looking forward to playing on my new PS4. When I get it at least.

2. Fallout 76

Like I mentioned when I ranked the 2018 press conference the Bethesda presentation really helped to alleviate some of my stress. At the very worst, it’s going to be an interesting experience and at the very best it’s going to be the most amazing-est Fallout ever. That’s enough for me.

1. Cyberpunk 2077

Quick confession. I’ve not actually played The Witcher 3 yet. It’s definitely on my list of things to play, and i’m planning on doing it real soon. Putting that aside, CD Projekt Red has a massive standing in the gaming community for their high-quality games and their exemplary business practices.

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Ranking the E3 2018 press conferences

Some E3 press conferences are inevitably destined to be better than others. In this blog post, i’ve decided to rank all the major E3 press conferences from 2018. Factors that i’ve considered include things like how entertaining the conference was, the level of hype I felt while watching it, the quality of the games that were presented, and how significant the conference was to my life.

To maintain a level playing field I will only be judging what happened within the confines of the actual time frame of the press conferences. So, nothing from Nintendo Treehouse etc. This is also from the perspective of someone who wasn’t actually there and had to rely on live-streamed videos. It goes without saying that this is purely my own opinion and it might not match up exactly with yours! Now that i’ve said that, let’s begin!


10. PC Gaming Show

I’m not a massive PC gamer as I don’t have the best computer and in any case, I have a Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, and i’m soon to get a PlayStation 4 so I can play the bigger games on a console anyway. One great thing that came out of this was a new trailer for Ooblets, a game that i’ve been following for a very long time. It looks so adorable and I can’t wait to play it!


9. Square Enix

Even though Square Enix announced some fantastic games during this press conference, there was no flair to how they presented them to us. There was a tiny introduction, to begin with, but then it was basically just several videos pushed together. It might as well have just been a string of announcements on a random day rather than a much coveted E3 press conference slot. Also, where the hell was the Final Fantasy 7 remake and The Avengers game?


8. Sony

Sony is at the very top of their game at the moment. They’ve had a string of very successful game releases in the last few years, and their PlayStation sales went through the roof a long while ago. That doesn’t give them the excuse to be lazy with their press conferences though. Granted, expectations were definitely lowered a long time ago, with the announcement that they would only be concentrating on four games. They were definitely aiming for quality over quantity and it was a very intimate event, but when you are streaming to a few million people at home, it’s a little unfair to just concentrate on the people who were actually there. While the attendees were led through various locales decked out to look like the video game counterparts the viewers were left to watch intermissions. Not great.


7. EA

As i’m not a big sports fan a lot of EA games just pass me by. There were two games that really did capture my attention though. Sea Of Solitude and Anthem. Sea of Solitude looks so damn gorgeous. The concept looks very original and Cornelia Geppert gave such an emotional delivery that it pulled at my heart stings. Absolutely one that i’m looking forward to! Anthem just looks like all kinds of fun. Shooting through the sky like Iron Man and gunning down really big monsters? Count me in.


6. Devolver Digital

If you can say one thing about Mahria Zook it’s that she is a very expressive actress. Her stint as Nina Struthers is once again a sight to behold. With witty commentary that takes down the gaming industry and enough raw energy to light a small town, this was one of the most entertaining conferences of the entire bunch. I wasn’t too interested in their games but I guess i’m not their target market.


5. Nintendo

From what i’ve seen on Twitter, some people are very happy that Smash Bros Ultimate has been announced. Other people are furious that things like Pikmin 4, Metroid 4 and Animal Crossing weren’t featured. Personally, I would rather have a bigger variety of games shown than an extended look at a single game but I was happy with what we got. Although a few more wouldn’t have hurt, Nintendo. Throw us fans a bone, yeah?


4. Limited Run

I put this conference so high up on the list because at the very core of what a good conference should be is exactly what Limited Run managed to deliver with their tongue-in-cheek low-budget conference. The chance for a fantastic array of games to be available to the world. Limited Run do a great job of delivering limited runs of great niche games to the public.


3. Microsoft

Microsoft have really outdone themselves with the amount of games that they brought to E3 this year. It’s no secret that Microsoft have been struggling with the amount of exclusive games they have been bringing out, so this has been a very positive turn for them. Sadly, the only game i’m looking forward to is the aforementioned Ooblets. While I appreciate the innovations that they are bringing to games like Forza Horizon 4 i’m just not interested in the franchises that they own. Having said that though, I do think that Microsoft really pushed the boat out with impressive stage design and a very motivating speech from Phil Spencer.


2. Ubisoft

This conference made me very happy. It started with such an explosion of colour and joy with Just Dance 2019. There was drama with The Division 2 presentation. Miyamoto received a present. Live music. So very wholesome. Although I couldn’t help be slightly disturbed by Yves Guillemot.


1. Bethesda

Despite my scepticism of the concept of Fallout 76, this conference really helped to alleviate some of my stress. At the very worst, it’s going to be an interesting experience and at the very best it’s going to be the most amazing-est Fallout ever. That’s enough for me. Overall, Bethesda really knocked it out of the park for me. Free games coming to the Switch, confirmation of some kick-ass games in the future and a very entertaining performance from Andrew WK. Plus, Todd Howard called us all degenerates. He knows us so well!

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I want to thank the absolutely amazing Megan from A Geeky Gal for nominating me for a Mystery Blogger Award! A Geeky Gal has a great assortment of entertaining blog posts. I would absolutely recommend the Convention Life category for useful hints and tips for when you go to the next big con!


Mystery Blogger Award Origin:

According to the creator, Okoto, the “Mystery Blogger Award” is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging, and they do it with so much love and passion.

The Rules:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
  • Display the award logo on your blog.
  • Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well.
  • List the rules.
  • Tell your readers three things about yourself.
  • Answer five questions from the nominator.
  • Ask your nominees any five questions of your choice, including one weird or funny question.
  • Nominate from 10 to 20 bloggers.
  • Notify the bloggers by leaving a comment on their blog.
  • Share the link to your best post.

Three things about me:

  • Between the ages of 14 and 19 I lived in Torrevieja, a seaside city in south-eastern Spain. It was super fun and I would like to live there again someday!
  • I have two beautiful little chinchillas (chinbabies) called Rocket and Tweek who are an absolute handful to look after, but I love them so much!
  • My favourite Pokémon is Mew because back in the day he was surrounded in so much mystery and he’s also so cute!

(My chinchillas!)

The Questions:

What game or gaming moment made you laugh the hardest? The gaming moment that made me laugh the hardest has got to be a particular bit in Jak 3 when Seem declares that ‘This isn’t a game”, and both Jak and Daxter break the fourth wall by looking at the camera. On reflection, it probably isn’t the funniest thing ever but hey. I was young when I played Jak 3.

Which character (from a game, book, TV show) would be your best friend and why? I would want Norman from Paranorman to be my best friend as he is super weird and would be fun to hang around with. Plus, he can talk to ghosts which would be awesome if a little terrifying.

What life skill(s) have you learned from playing video games? I think two big life-skills that i’ve learned from playing video games is multi-tasking and time-management. When you have loads of missions or quests to do then it really helps to try and do them concurrently. I may have to travel from A to B to deliver this item, but I can also be collecting other things for another quest at the same time.

How did you pick your gaming username (or forum username)? I chose BestNerdLife as my username (for my blog at least) because I just want to be super nerdy and essentially live the best (nerd) life that I possibly can!

(weird) We’re going to hang out today. What do you pick for us to do? We would absolutely go out for food. Probably sushi, because sushi is so tasty! It doesn’t have to be sushi but food would definitely be involved!

My Questions:

  • What fictional dish (could be from a film, game, book etc…) would you most like to eat and why?
  • Is there a particular event or moment in a film or video game that you would change if you were the person that made it?
  • You can only every play two games or watch two films for the rest of your life. What would they be?
  • What video game or film song is your favourite?
  • Would you rather have 5 toes on each hand or 5 fingers on each foot? (Weird)

My Nominations:



Shoot The Rookie

The Movies And Me

Alex Dewing

My Best Post:

I don’t know if it’s my best post but it’s my favourite because it’s about open-source software! I’m a huge advocate for open-source software because it lets people learn new and creative skills without spending any money on expensive software. In this post I talk about Building A Free and Open-Source Alternative To Adobe Creative Cloud!

Please don’t forget to come back here and comment with the link to your post so I can check out your answers!

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BestNerdLife is going to HyperJapan 2018!

Just a quick announcement to say that in one month’s time, i’m going to be exploring HyperJapan 2018 in London! While i’m only going to be there for a single day (Friday 13th of all days!) i’m still super excited to find out what this amazing looking event is all about. A life goal is to head over to Japan at some point, but I guess this is the next best thing. Hopefully, it will capture the true spirit of that super interesting land in the east!

I plan on buying lots of things, eating tons of stuff and meeting loads of awesome people! I want to put my adventures in a blog post, so keep your eyes peeled for that!

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