Author Archives: Georgie

About Georgie

At 24 years of age, I have finally accepted my inner nerd. It's time to finally tell the world! Electronics student with a love for all things geek and gaming. Grab a cup of tea and let's talk Star Wars.

I, Robot

After reading Martin Kral’s great post about The Three Laws of Robotics and with a little influence from the Begin Robotics course I have recently finished, I decided it was probably time for me to read some of the great Isaac … Continue reading

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Game Dev for Dummies (Part 2)

Project number 2 of the Complete Unity Developer course was called Text 101. The aim was to create a text based adventure game quite similar to the old Zork or Colossal Cave Adventure. All the text is controlled via script … Continue reading

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Game Dev for Dummies

As a complete and utter noob, I wanted to dip my toe in the metaphorical ocean of programming before I’m pushed in at university. It had to be something fun and rewarding to keep me interested, so I chose a … Continue reading

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Begin Robotics with FutureLearn and Reading University

Whether you’ve been inspired by Big Hero 6 to make your own Baymax; are reminiscing over Robot Wars and want to recreate the carnage; or if you’re an evil genius plotting your world domination by robot army… everyone needs to … Continue reading

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Battle of the Boxes: June 2015

Welcome to the Battle of the Boxes 2015. As I mentioned in my last post, this June I had 5 geeky subscription boxes turn up at my door so I can compare the goods and see who comes out on … Continue reading

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Bring Me The Bacon!

There are currently 4 different geeky subscription boxes sat on my desk that whisper at me to open them whilst I sleep. Once Loot Crate, My Geek Box, Infinity Crate and Nerd Block are joined by their brother Geek Fuel, … Continue reading

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My 10 Favourite Surprises of E3

If you hadn’t already worked it out, this week LA is hosting E3: the major hype generator for all things gaming. Unfortunately, I couldn’t get across the pond to attend but I have spent the last few days locked away … Continue reading

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