16th Apr2018

Widespread Mistakes when Making a Profile on a Dating Website

by James Smith

A good profile on specialized dating web-platform is certainly an interesting and useful thing, if you are going to take it seriously. But remember that it can work for you, as well as against you. All users make some mistakes, and they can be fixed. So to succeed, do not change yourself – just change […]

09th Apr2018

Culture Dump #30: Are we Experiencing a New Wave of Mainstream Horror?

by Simon Bland

Modern horror has been killing it recently. From 2016 frighteners Raw, The Ghoul and knocked-up knock out Prevenge to last year’s tension builder It Comes At Night and throwback mega-hit It, the horror genre has been riding a wave of smart, challenging and most importantly – really good – films that cater to both mainstream […]

06th Apr2018

WrestleMania 34: Match-Card Review & Predictions

by Ryan Kershaw

WWE Universal Championship Match Brock Lesnar vs Roman Reigns I think that these two behemoths have done a fantastic job in building this match. I don’t think that many people were bothered about this contest as Roman Reigns won the Elimination Chamber to earn the right to fight ‘The Beast’ at the show of shows, […]

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05th Apr2018

Mathematics Is Crucial For Successful Sports Betting

by James Smith

When it comes to sports betting, a lot of people think that because they have watched football for example, for many years or because they read about the latest happenings online or in the newspapers; that they somehow have the edge when it comes to placing bets. While knowing your stuff is always a great […]

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03rd Apr2018

Top Five Games Based on Famous Historical Events

by James Smith

The use of these in slot machine games has been a common practice that has been incorporated over time to make them more exciting. It is common knowledge that slot games only entail placing wagers and spinning reels, which make them some of the most straightforward sets online. However, such ease can make gameplay boring […]

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02nd Apr2018

How To Get Help In Academic Writing

by James Smith

College years are quite stressful for the majority of students. There are several reasons for that: Students are overloaded with homework. They often have to study subjects they are not much interested in. The students often need help in their academic tasks. Parents usually do not have time for help. So students, being in despair, […]

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27th Mar2018

Culture Dump #29: ‘Ready Player One’ & the Art of Meta Filmmaking

by Simon Bland

Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One is like a pick and mix bag full of sweets aimed squarely at hungry pop-culture fans. Adapting Ernest Cline’s novel of the same name, the film takes us to a not-too-distant future where humanity has dropped out and plugged into the Oasis, an online VR simulation where anything is possible. […]

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16th Mar2018

Movie Magic: Exploring the Connection Between Casino and Film

by James Smith

It’s not hard to see why casinos appeal so highly to movie makers. Casinos are frequented by competitive people of all walks of life who have stories to tell and money to spend. Casinos are made up of high-rollers and casual players who want to gamble and double their money. They can be glitzy and […]

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15th Mar2018

Two of the Best: iPhone Games

by James Smith

From sports sims to driving games, shoot ‘em ups to puzzles there are some great free iPhone games available today without you having to fork out a penny. Even if you are not a serious gamer, getting something for nothing is always welcome. Just like playing on a live casino in the UK where, as […]

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14th Mar2018

Culture Dump #28: Foiled By Fame

by Simon Bland

What does it take to ensure a film’s success? These days, you’d be forgiven for thinking that having a big name star to focus all your movie-marketing around is a no-brainer when it comes to box office gold. After all, the majority of today’s film media spends so much time talking to (and about) famous […]

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08th Mar2018

Culture Dump #27: The Rise of Regional Cinemas

by Simon Bland

Being a film fan in the English regions can often feel frustrating. Unlike the music industry or even the literary world the talent you so admire rarely visits. That’s not to say national and international faces aren’t up for discussing their work with keen audiences – they are – however the industry itself can sometimes […]

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07th Mar2018

The History of Gaming: New infographic charts the game industry’s evolution

by Phil Wheat

In a nod to nostalgia, as 80’s classic The Commodore 64 is set to be re-released on March 29th, game bundle company Fanatical have created an infographic that charts the history of gaming. The gaming industry has an estimated revenue of more than $100bn, it has certainly evolved into a vast and impressive industry. During […]

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27th Feb2018

Culture Dump #26: 4 Reasons We Should Be Thankful For Kevin Smith

by Simon Bland

The geek world felt a disturbance in the force earlier this week as filmmaker and pop-culture icon Kevin Smith suffered a heart attack following the recording of his debut stand-up special. Luckily, the Director and Comic Book Man came through the experience relatively unscathed, allowing fans to breathe a sigh of relief that Jay wasn’t […]

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21st Feb2018

Serious Prize Money To Be Won At eSports Tournaments

by James Smith

eSports is a phenomenon that has been rapidly growing over recent years and it’s still progressing at break neck speed now. If you didn’t already know, eSports is competitive video gaming, and this is the next big thing. There are numerous titles that are now played competitively, with leagues, tournaments and events taking place around […]

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20th Feb2018

The Best Games For Nerds

by James Smith

Most people right now are opting to play games on their smartphone over everything else. This is largely down to the fact that everyone takes their smartphones everywhere with them and spend a lot of their spare time, be it on their daily commute or their lunch break, using them. The lines between video games […]

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19th Feb2018

Back This! – Rambo: The Board Game

by Phil Wheat

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 another fantastic new board game crowdfunding campaign. This one tied more […]

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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 […]

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16th Feb2018

Gamification in Online Casinos: A Case Study

by James Smith

The concept of gamification is cropping up more than ever before and even if you’re not aware of the term, it’s very likely that you have a good idea of what it entails. Despite the fact that there’s no definite definition of gamification, the basic premise centres around the use of reward systems, achievements and goals to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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