16th Feb2018

Culture Dump #25: 4 Awkward Things That Happen at Awards Ceremonies

by Simon Bland

Awards season. That unapologetically back-slappy period where society’s richest and most privileged come together to reward each other with golden statues. While us ‘normies’ (that’s probably what they call us, right?) don’t get to partake in the fun, that doesn’t mean we come away empty handed. Our gift is getting to see first hand the […]

08th Feb2018

Culture Dump #24: Are we exiting TVs golden age?

by Simon Bland

It’s been awhile since we left Tony Soprano eating with his family in that diner. Two whole years have passed since Don Draper dreamed up his last big ad campaign at that mountain retreat. In just over a year’s time, Westeros will be through with fighting and the battle for the Iron Throne will be […]

05th Feb2018

Opinionated: WWE’s Tag Team Problem

by Phil Wheat

A new year marks a new column for Nerdly… Opinionated. Where we give you our thoughts on everything and anything geeky and nerdy. Last time Phil tackled the issues with Impact Wrestling, this time round – following the superb NXT Takeover: Philadelphia – he looks at the WW’sE huge tag team division problem. Sanity, Authors […]

29th Jan2018

The Evolution of Snakes and Ladders

by James Smith

Make your way to the end of the board by rolling the die, hoping that a snake is not waiting to bite you around the corner. Snakes and Ladders is a worldwide classic board game which is enjoyed as an indoor game by people of varied ages. Initially, this game was created to teach people […]

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26th Jan2018

Back This! Board Game Special: UBOOT / Warpgate

by Matthew Smail

Welcome to the latest edition of our regular crowdfunding feature here on Nerdly – Back This! – where we take a look at some of the cool content taking the crowdfunding route on sites such as Indiegogo, Sponsume and Kickstarter. This month we’re spotlighting two awesome new board game crowdfunding campaigns… UBOOT Emerging from the […]

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26th Jan2018

Culture Dump #23: 4 Actors who won Oscars for Roles that Weren’t their Best

by Simon Bland

2018’s Oscar nominations arrived earlier this week, offering a hopeful change of pace to shake up what most of us have come to expect from Academy voters. While an Oscar statuette is considered the highest praise an actor can receive, they’re not always awarded for the best performance on a star’s resume. Let’s take a […]

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26th Jan2018

‘Monopoly’ Board Game Review

by James Smith

The Monopoly board game has existed for more than a century. This particular game has even taken over casino site as slot games. For instance, at Spin and Win Casino, you will find seven monopoly themed online slots. You can enjoy these games which do not come with strict rules like the basic board game. […]

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24th Jan2018

What to Watch: Films That Will Inspire Adventure

by James Smith

Crystal clear waters, breathtaking mountain scenery, fields of stunning wildflowers…the movies know how to capture our hearts when it comes to location. Some also inspire adventure, making us want to pack our bags, quit our jobs and set up somewhere completely new – discovering the local customs and wilder side of life across the globe. […]

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18th Jan2018

Culture Dump #22: The Franchises That Audiences Forgot

by Simon Bland

It may seem like all cinemas have to offer at the moment are glossy CGI superheroes and audience-dividing Star Wars adventures but look between the frames and you’ll see something that’s currently going unnoticed – and for good reason. It’s the waning dregs of the franchises that audiences forgot. More specifically, the would-be young adult […]

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12th Jan2018

Culture Dump #21: What Actually Makes a Film Good?

by Simon Bland

Cinema-wise, 2017 ended with a rift more divisive than a light-sabre swipe. Rian Johnson’s eagerly anticipated trilogy sandwich filler The Last Jedi hit screens and immediately split the opinions of seasoned Jedis and fledgling Padawans alike. Some (including Disney) thought it was exactly the breath of fresh air that the series needed, a gasp-inducing continuation […]

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03rd Jan2018

European films with a lottery theme

by James Smith

The lottery has infatuated countless people all across the world for decades now. You won’t struggle to find a person who hasn’t dreamt of striking lucky and winning a lottery jackpot. Most people have had a discussion with their friends and family members about the type of things they would do if they won the […]

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02nd Jan2018

Phil’s Top 10 [DTV] Films of 2017

by Phil Wheat

2017 has been, at least for me, a fantastic year for movies. There has been some great films in the cinema, on DVD and VOD and the film festivals we’ve covered have been jam-packed with quality movies. Which makes it VERY hard to narrow down a list of the Top 10 of the year! Even […]

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02nd Jan2018

Brain Power: Foods that will help you think smarter and play longer

by James Smith

It is important to keep our brains in the best condition possible, in order to function on a day to day basis, from helping us to carry out our duties at work to having some success when playing our favourite casino games. There are a few ways to improve the functions of the brain so […]

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01st Jan2018

Phil’s Top 10 [Cinema] Films of 2017

by Phil Wheat

2017 has been, at least for me, a fantastic year for movies. There has been some great films in the cinema, on DVD and VOD and the film festivals we’ve covered have been jam-packed with quality movies. Which makes it VERY hard to narrow down a list of the Top 10 of the year! So, […]

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01st Jan2018

Sports that have crossed over into games

by James Smith

From the very first Atari game of Pong that attempted to recreate an arcade version of table tennis, to Nintendo’s Wii Sports whose efforts to get us up off the sofa were a good thing, video games based on sports have always been popular. As console technology developed better graphics and more complex gameplay the […]

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29th Dec2017

Matt’s Top 10 Board Games of 2017

by Matthew Smail

2017 has been a big year for not only board games, but also for Nerdly’s coverage of them – we expanded our remit to cover as many games as we can, and thanks to the addition of Board Games Editor Matt we’ve done just that! With that in mind, here’s his rundown of the Top […]

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28th Dec2017

Dean’s Top 10 [Titan] Comics of 2017

by Dean Fuller

Tis’ the season to write Top Ten lists, as you all well know. Don’t roll your eyes, you know you expect it. I am nothing if not a slave to fashion. I have picked out my personal favourite ten titles of the many books I have read and reviewed this year. You may well disagree […]

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27th Dec2017

Rupert’s Top Ten Films of 2017

by Rupert Harvey

It’s been a topsy-turvy year in film. On the plus side, the Shyamannaisance continued with Split; Edgar Wright got to make his magnum opus; and Netflix showed their willingness to produce the sort of mature films that seemed to have vanished amidst the cinematic blur of CGI. On the Dark Side, Ridley Scott continued to […]

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22nd Dec2017

A ‘Dota 2′ guide for Phantom Assassin, Mortred

by James Smith

Phantom Assassin can become an unquestionable killer if you manage to purchase right items in the appropriate time and if you have at least one mass stunner in your team. Mortred is only about close combat 1×1; assassination in the woods is in the first part of the game, and instant teleportation in the middle […]

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19th Dec2017

Movies to Show My Son: ‘Star Wars’

by Dan Clark

Welcome to another installment of Movies to Show My Son. This is the blog series where I discuss movies I can’t wait to show my son in the future. I’ll be covering my own personal experience with the movie, movie and life lessons I hope he will learn, and lastly my concerns about showing said […]

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14th Dec2017

Culture Dump #20: 5 Actors who REALLY want to win an Oscar!

by Simon Bland

The 90th Academy Awards is just a few months away – and you can tell. The industry has stepped up its game by firing out its best and brightest titles in the hopes of bagging gold – but who’ll come out on top? While Oscar predictions can often be hit and miss, some stars wear […]

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07th Dec2017

The Dark Web: Home for casino cyber-attackers

by James Smith

Given the billions of dollars earned every year by the online casino industry, it is no wonder that this market represents the best target for cyberattackers. What might come as a surprise though, is that land-based casinos are more and more concerned by this problem too, according to a new report. Not one but many […]

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