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Extra Life 2014!

16 Oct

It’s that time of year again!

For the third year in a row, The Geekmates will be playing games for charity as a part of Extra Life!

What’s Extra Life you ask? Well, let me explain!

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Our team is on a mission to save kids through video games, and we need your help. Each of us has chosen our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital where thousands of children are treated each year, regardless of their family’s ability to pay. These kids are facing scary stuff like cancer, cystic fibrosis, and injuries from accidents to name just a few.

On October 25th, 2014, we’ll be part of a huge international celebration of the social impact of gamers with Extra Life and it’s our sincere hope that you’ll find it in your heart to support us with a monthly pledge or one-time gift that will go directly to that team member’s chosen hospital.Your donation is tax-deductible and ALL PROCEEDS go to help kids.Last year, Extra Life raised more than 4 million dollars to save kids, but in 2014 our goals, just like the needs of the kids we serve, are much, much higher.We can’t do this without your help. Donating online is safe and easy! 

Last year we managed to raise aver 1800.00 as a team, and we need your help to do it – so please, donate and help some sick kids! Every little bit counts!

You can find our pages here: Sarah, Dave, and Matt!

We will also be livestreaming the ENTIRE 24 hours at twitch.tv/geekmates, so check in on us, cheer us on, and keep up awake!

Until next time!

CeraTopz (@Cerajoy)

 

 

The PVP Podcast Episode 41 – Esports Are the Pyjamas of Pants

12 Sep

I’m uploading late once again but I have excuses. I blame Destiny. And also laziness. This week Dave talks about guiltless gaming, upcoming travels, new steampunk campaigns, and getting back into WoW, and Sarah goes on and on and on about Fan Expo and crying over Nathan Fillion. We also talk about whether or not pyjamas are pants, and Esports!

So many exciting things!

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that’s my fear face

Links and all that good stuff below!

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The PVP Podcast Episode 40 – You Can’t Put Your K/D Ratio On Your CV

26 Aug

The Super Best Friends are all together for the first time! Tony and Rae join Sarah and Dave to talk about really cool things! We discuss the biological possibilities of a cure in The Last of Us, cane toads, PhD’s, being destroyed by 12 year olds, finishing awakening, the super sexist guilty pleasure that is Hakuoki, dancing Groot, Tomadachi scandal, and the un-nervingness of P.T.

We also talk about the new Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Editon (and Dave and Sarah break out some sweet Deckard Cain impersonations) and how we are staying friends while ever so far apart.

neither of these things are appropriate for your CV

neither of these things are appropriate for your CV

Links and all that good stuff below!

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The PVP Podcast Episode 39 – It’s Rogue, Not Rouge, GOD

13 Aug

This week Dave and Sarah are both really irritated that nobody seems to know these are two different words. Honestly.

We also talk about playing games in big groups, Reddit rage, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Last of Us Remastered, all the Dragon Age origin stories (and how Sarah feels like an ass helping Bhelen), as well as twitch drama and the decline in preorders. As a main topic, we look at all the HD remakes coming our way, and whether or not we care.

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YESSSSSSSS

Links and all that good stuff below!

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Kickstarting Rogues to Riches

12 Aug

Last night I decided to venture down to the Board Room Cafe for the first time. I had noticed on their Facebook group that there was a board game Kickstarter launch party happening, and after reading about the game, thought it seemed right up my alley and headed over.

Oh man, was I right.

cool new updated logo

cool new updated logo

I got a chance to talk to Sam Fraser and Julianne Harnish, the creator and the artistic talent behind the game, at the Kickstarter launch party, as well as play a few rounds myself! Keep reading for more!

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