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Thursday, 16 July 2015

Read Play Blog: Geek Conventions

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What geek convetions have you been too or would like to attend?
I guess my "first" geek convention was during high school when I attended a Q&A with Louise Rennison as a school trip, she also signed our books.
When Comic Con first came to Manchester I attending that too, which I guess is my actual first geek convention. I really enjoyed it but had expected a little more. I haven't been back since because it is an expensive weekend.
I've also been to two Waterstones signing, one for Laini Taylor and one for Sarah J. Maas.
I would love to go to BEA or SDCC but alas I am stuck in the UK so that only makes it even more expensive. Maybe a London Comic Con will be more affordable for myself sometime soon.

Recommendation

My recommendation for this month has to be Life is Strange, I only own the first chapter which I have completed to 100% but its very story based and entirely up to you whether you talk to everyone to get all the dialogue options - the more you talk, the more of the story you know. Oh and you can rewind time if you're not happy with an outcome.

http://images.akamai.steamusercontent.com/ugc/451833323701715618/88FB2B6C81DD55E4ADAEB2A24122022D684506C8/

Currently Playing

The boyfriend and myself have finally stopped our binge on Killing Floor 2 which I mentioned last month and moved onto Dirty Bomb - a free to play first person shooter - each round you have objectives that you have to complete and you're either defending or attacking. Pretty straight forward but such a fast paced game that its a lot of fun to play a few games here and there.
http://images.akamai.steamusercontent.com/ugc/451832705575959619/0999FC431F29CAC2CB233ECB28F1FDDCD3DCC0F0/

9 comments:

  1. The game Dirty Bomb sounds like one my bf would love, I'll have to recommend it to him. :)

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    1. Its so fun and quick, definitely worth trying out considering its free. A new merc that has been added is OP tho :(

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  2. The Video Game looks awesome. I can tell you that BEA is so awesome. If you get the chance to go, definitely do go. Great post.

    Grace @ Books of Love

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    1. I really will, its on my bucket list for sure

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  3. Oh gosh, I can only do Mappy and old school Mario, and I've never saved the princess. Ever! lol

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    1. You could easily complete Life is Strange, you just walk and talk to people, and interact with objects. No fighting, no racing. Just a story :)

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  4. Oh man, sounds like you had a great time at Comic Con! They can definitely get expensive though! I can't wait to play Life is Strange, I bought it at the last steam sale.

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    1. Yeah it was really good but honestly I didn't expect to spend so much on so little :') I'm saving up to go to the London one next year.
      I really enjoyed chapter one, definitely worth checking out

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  5. Cons can be quite the expensive endeavour! Especially with all the merch! :D

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