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Andrew Girdwood is a gamer, a geek and a blogger. He's responsible for most of the drivel you'll find here on Geek Native. He's oddly proud of that. You can find out more about Andrew from his about me page.

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Music video: The Lava

The Lava is a song by the French ban Equateur. The music video a sci-fi styled with bold colours and shapes, filled with robots and drama. The animation is by Kadavre Exquis and very much on form for the shop. If you like the song you can grab it from iTunes.

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Momo Kyun Sword trailer

Momo Kyun Sword won’t win any prizes for sensible female armour design. Despite the impression the trailer might give, which also acts to introduce the theme song “Momorio Fantasy” by Haruka Chisuga, Momo Kyun Sword is actually based on a famous Japanese folklore. The story Momotaro (which translates as Peach Boy) follows a boy born […]

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Winning tips for running Paizo’s The Daughters of Fury

Every year Paizo hold a great big competition in which GMs compete with ideas for monsters, adventures and a host of other RPG situations. This year the RPG Superstar competition was won by Victoria Jaczko. Victoria’s entry, The Daughters of Fury, is expected to be released as an adventure module by Paizo in November of […]

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Short film: Dysco

A short film set in the future by Simon Russell. Dysco is a world in which there are loads and loads of surveillance state. What’s the result of all those cameras? Neon dubstep, as it turns out.

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Take a look at LARP: the movie

It’s not often you see a Kickstarter video that oozes cinematic skill. In fact, there’s so much video goodness that there’s actually two videos; one for Kickstarter and another pitch video. Let’s look at both. [Back this Campaign] A $1 backing gets you a vote as to whether Larp Girl‘s character lives or dies. That’s […]

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60 year old book Leia battles screen Princess Leia

At the start of March we discovered that Suvudu would run another Cage Match of science and fantasy. On one side we had book versions of characters and on the other screen versions of characters. They would fight until the last one was standing. Each fight was imagined by an author and decided by a […]

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Short film: Minimus

Imagine the scene – it is ancient Rome, the armour-clad gladiators are in the Colosseum and these powerful men are ready to fight and die in front of the crowds. An honourable death awaits these powerful, experienced warriors. And then there is Minimus. He is the weediest gladiator the arena has ever seen. How much […]

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All out combat: Attack the Geek review

Attack the Geek is billed as a Ree Reyes Side-Quest and follows on in Michael R. Underwood’s Geekomancy urban fantasy series. As it happens; this is my first experience of the series, my first encounter with Ree and Geekomancy and therefore a bit of a gamble. It’s a gamble that paid off. I had no […]

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Mind over matter: A review of Guilty Crown Part 2

Part two of Manga’s Guilty Crown means episodes 12 to 21 and it also counts as one of those second halves to a hard hitting anime where the audience has every right to say; “Oh? There’s a part two?” For a review of part one pop over to The Power of Kings review published back […]

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The Game of Thrones medley

It’s a mashup of some recent pop songs and Game of Thrones. Very little in the way of spoilers and enough costume to engage your cosplay circuits. The video is the work of The Warp Zone, released just a few days ago is going viral as it approaches half a million views.

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