I’m a huge South African Esports fan. I live for our local community and desperately want us to achieve the same level of success that the European scene has achieved. Overseas, Esports is big business. I could throw a stack of numbers at you but I don’t need to. You’re a gamer - you likely know. However, in South Africa we don’t see the same success.…
If you frequent social media or this blog then you probably already know what rAge is, if you don't, I'll summarise it for you: It's a three-day long expo featuring all kinds of gaming, hardware, comics, esports, and cosplay. At least that's what everyone tells you it is. But in reality, it's so much more. rAge is home to the NAG LAN, South Africas biggest 'bring…
Inktober is a drawing challenge that occurs in October. The aim is to do an ink drawing a day for 31 days. You can choose your own theme, or you can follow the prompt list. Once your drawing is complete post it using #Inktober and #Inktober2017. And while there are some impressive artists out there, anyone can participate. I suck at drawing, but since taking up…
If you follow me on social media you'll know that the incredible folks at Warner Bros let me visit the set of the Tomb Raider movie that was being filmed in Cape Town a few months ago. The header image is actually me playing with one of the props on set and I've got an Instagram post up as well: I'm not a very good Lara…
I'm a week lat with the list of games I played at Gamescom. But I did hit the ground running on my return to South Africa. So that is my excuse. I headed to Germany a few weeks ago to host the ESL Alternative Stage at Gamescom. But I also had a chance to play a stack of fun games that are set for release soon.…
THE END TO THIS STORY: On arrival home, Travelstart offered to reimburse me R4000 for taxi fare during my time in Germany. They apologised for the mess up and assured me they'd investigate internally. A few weeks later I queried with British Airways Executive Club why my earned Avios weren't reflecting (I flew 6 flights long haul and needed the points to move to silver tier…
My name is Sam. A South African geek who loves gadgets, technology and Esports. I'm obsessed with South African Esports, own far too many pairs of Converse and secretly wish I could be one of the X-Men. This little blog is a space to find friends who share my geekiness and love for gaming, gadgets and Esports. Welcome!
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