On the Couch with Geek Ink: Episode 2 – The Road to Geekdom

We take a trip down memory lane with Geek Ink this episode.

Podcast version: https://archive.org/details/GeekInkEp02

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On the couch with Geek Ink pilot episode!

A couple of friends and I got together to chat about the geek scene in Cape Town. This is our pilot episode, so we still have to work out some of the bugs. Some minor swearing if that’s not your thing.

 

Edit: I’ve updated the post to include our Youtube version of the podcast!

Geek Ink Updates: So a small piece I wrote got published on the upcoming 2016 EGE Expo

I wrote a small piece on the upcoming EGE Expo for the Cape Times. It got published fairly intact which I was quite chuffed with. However, I have mailed them asking that they change the title of “gaming expert” to gaming/geek blogger/journalist/writer. While I do know a lot about the games industry, I wouldn’t claim to be an expert on the subject. At least my suggestions match up with my qualifications (journalism was part of my undergrad).

http://www.iol.co.za/capetimes/get-your-geek-on-at-gaming-festival-2050827

Geek Ink Thinks: Spending a lot of time doing something doesn’t automatically make you an expert

DOTA2

I was enjoying a game of DOTA2 tonight when a team-mate and his friends decided to rage at me over voice chat. One of the “insults” one of them flung in my direction was “I have more hours in this game than you’ll ever dream of!” He was not pleased when I pointed out that having hundreds of hours doesn’t automatically make him better at the game.

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