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How to Run a YouTube Channel – Part 2

Last week I talked about why I run a YouTube channel.  I think it’s very important to decide what your motivations for running a channel are before you start.  Apart from anything else, it...
Video Devices

How to Run a YouTube Channel – Part 1

I’ve been running YouTube channels fairly successfully for about four years now.  We’re not talking millions of subscribers or anything, but I’ve been very pleased with the overall number of views/subscribers that the channels...
YouTube

Why I Run a YouTube Channel

I started my first YouTube channel about four years ago.  It was to help students learn Maths (I am a Maths teacher by trade).  A little less than a year ago, I started a...
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Governance

The UK had a General Election yesterday.  It’s the biggest kind of election we have in this country, where people vote on which political party will be in power and, by extension, who the...
Disagreement

Disagreement

Have you ever disagreed about the rules for a game?  Sometimes, consulting the rulebook will resolve the issue, but all too often rulebooks are unclear and the disagreement remains.  What do you do? Disagreements...
Cactus

Prickly People

I play games with a lot of different people.  From people who have never played a boardgame before to hard-core gamers.  From friends, to family, to strangers.  From people I love to people I,...
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Game Days

Last Monday was a bank holiday here in the UK.  Bank holidays, so called because almost everyone – even the banks – get a holiday, happen about half a dozen times a year.  They’re...
Shared Idea

Designing with Others

Most people who have had a go at designing a game jot down a few ideas, raid their games collection for components and then have a play… on their own.  They don’t usually show...
BGG

What is BoardGameGeek?

I first started using the BoardGameGeek (BGG) website about 10 years ago.  However, I never actually registered an account on BGG until about 5 years ago.  In part, this was because I found the...
UK Games Expo

The UK Games Expo 2017

The UK Games Expo (UKGE) is the largest tabletop games convention in the UK (and the fourth largest in the world!).  I don’t go to many conventions, but I make it a point to...