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Brisnova 2014 “The good the bad and the ugly”

Okay, so yes there is another article wrapping up the Brisnova event on our website very soon but we couldnt help ourselves and came up with a little list of things that we loved, stuff we weren’t so fond of and a couple of suggestions thrown in here and there. If you were there you might be nodding along with ... Read More »

An Interview with Matthew Reilly

When we talk about fast pace action and insane adventure, there is really only one name people in Australia and around the world think of when it comes to books. Matthew Reilly. First published in 1996 and the writer of some amazing books like Contest, Ice station, and Seven Ancient Wonders, Matthew has become a household name in the literary ... Read More »

Zombie Walks!

Since the early noughties’ there has been Zombie Walks in Sydney (of one form or another) but its only in the last few years that they have become the near-mainstream successes of legend, with huge surge in their popularity. With a record breaking 12,000 at a recent Brisbane event (October 23, 2014) and nearly 2,000 at a sideline Sydney walk a ... Read More »

Call of Duty : Advanced Warfare Review

The community hype for this game has been huge, after the relatively bad response to Ghosts (talking to the community of players) this is simply a breath of fresh air. Full disclosure: I myself have not been huge into the whole “Call of Duty” scene, as I was more of a Battlefield player (starting from way back in the 1942 ... Read More »

Collectormania Penrith 2014

So with all the excitement of Armageddon and PAX in Melbourne and the upcoming Supanova in Brisbane it might feel a little bit like Sydney is missing out on all the fun. Not so. Without the larger tentpole events hoovering up all the action it allows a little breathing space for some of the smaller players to step up to ... Read More »

Sydney OZ Comic-con Wrap up 2014

We’re in the thick of Con season in Australia, with popular conventions like Supanova and Smash out of the way it’s nice to have a bit of a break before kicking into high gear with the EB Games Expo and PAX. However, forget all of that, let us celebrate the birth of Oz Comic-Con in Sydney with a great big ... Read More »

Oz Comic Con Brisbane 2014 Wrap up!

Oz Comic Con finally arrived for the very first time in Brisbane and was held in a fitting venue, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre at South Bank. Oz Comic Con is a different con experience for the locals used to the monopoly of Supanova Pop Culture Expo. OZCC caters to a wide range of fandom genres, although it does ... Read More »

World cosplay Summit Team Interview

  INTERVIEW WITH WCS TEAM AUSTRALIA 2015 Recently at SMASH, the World Cosplay Summit preliminary was held in order to choose Team Australia, the national team for World Cosplay Summit Grand Final in Japan next year. This year, taking out very difficult competition was Team Argh- Natalie Bottle and Lucy Posner- also known by the cosplay monikers I-Artemis-I and Cosplawyer ... Read More »

SMASH wrap up with MaxHP Interview

Hi All, Video wrap-up of SMASH is now available. Check it out for interviews and general hijinks. Basic summary of SMASH 2014: well organised event and good location. lots of group anime cosplays. ARTS AND CRAFTS ROOM OMG possibly more photographers than cosplayers -lots of families – family type environment . . . every few minutes bumping into someone you know ... Read More »

SMASH!! preview

So this is happening tomorrow and Sunday the 9th and 10th of August 2014   http://www.smash.org.au/   We will be there with our costumes, video cameras, microphones and big ass still cameras to bring you all the action! Watch out for incoming pics, wrap ups and general SMASH related shenanigans and feel free to come up and say hi to ... Read More »