Category Archives: Culture

Meandering Mic: Geof Banyard

Behold – My interview with Geoff Banyard Technically this WAS an MCM Expo interview, but its 30 minutes long and more in with my usual rambliness 😛 Dr. Geoff is the author and artist of the Fetishman series of online comics, and the creator of

Our first photo of a happy winner!

Phil Beverage from Middlesbrough here lived close enough to pop into the station, pick up his prize-pack in person and have a chat. He won: The Complete Gundam SEED Destiny DVD set A signed Instrumenti CD A signed Beckii Cruel photo A Manga Entertainment T-shirt

Back from MCM Expo!

Lookie what we gots for you! Want to win this? – Tune in tonight 6-8pm, 104.5FM in Teesside, and live in the steam  (link in side —>) How ever shall we loose it all? A series of weekly prize giveaways starting tonight? Don’t mind if

Competition Update!

Apparently Rob 1 made the questions too difficult, and a number of people have asked for more time to find the answers, so that’s what we’ve done. Just a reminder, the questions are: 1. In Nodame Cantabile, how does the main character, Noda Megumi (Nodame),

Competition Time!

As those of you who listened to the Kitacon special will know, we’re holding a mail-in competition to win ab bundle of Kitacon related goodies. The Questions are: 1. In Nodame Cantabile, how does the main character, Noda Megumi (Nodame), learn French? 2. In Final


I’ve been leveling up my Archeology in WoW… turns out its not too ‘logical’ [Link] (p.s. Points to anyone who can decipher my stone tablets of reference)

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Japan – My thoughts are with all of you.

For me, Japan is a special place, not simply because I’m a fan of anime, manga and games, but because I have experienced first hand the beauty of the land, the warmth of its people, and some of the wonders of its culture. I had

Women’s Day Webcomic

New comic about gender equality in RPGs, especially for International Women’s Day. Click over to my blog to check it out 🙂

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The Industry Should Make Games For Adults

No, I don’t mean porn games, so get your mind out of the gutter. I found this article from this years Game Developers Conference in San Francisco very interesting indeed. It’s a fact that games are very much escapist fantasies, but eventually one gets bored