Hello dear readers and welcome to something a bit different here on Shoot the Rookie. Back in 2018 I took part in one of the biggest and best collaborations ever created – The Games That Define Us – organised by the wonderful Matt from Normal Happenings. I’ve been thinking a lot about this and last year’s collaboration – The Characters That Define Us – and have decided to repost my entries here on my own blog. Continue reading “The Game That Defines Me”
Hello dear readers and welcome to Shoot the Rookie. In this edition I will be having a go at a super fun tag I saw other bloggers doing – ‘Have You Ever… The Gaming Edition‘. So come join me to find out my haves and have-nots of gaming!Continue reading “Have You Ever… The Gaming Edition!”
Hello dear readers and welcome to Shoot the Rookie. I don’t know about you but I’m finding this whole lock-down thing a bit of a de-motivator when it comes to writing proper long form posts, so instead I’m concentrating on shorter, fun, community inspired ideas! To that end, today’s post is the first (and possibly last) in a new series that I like to call Twitter Tags, so please join me to find out what it is all about!Continue reading “Twitter Tags: Four Games That Define Me”
Just in case you missed it over on the Normal Happenings site, here is a link to my piece about Guitar Hero as featured in the amazing blogging series The Games That Define Us.
There is a snippet below, but please click the link to go check out the whole thing and while you are there, make sure you check out all of the other awesome posts.
This collaboration has really shown what strength and depth there is in the video games blogging community, as well as highlighting the positive influences that games have on our lives – something which often isn’t understood outside of the gaming community. Enjoy!
Guitar Hero taught me that I can do it, that I don’t have to fear failure. It wasn’t a magic potion but it was a crutch through hard times, and both inspiration and distraction when I believed I was worthless.
Got your headphones ready? If not then stop right now and go and get them, because this is a musical Top 5! Continue reading “Top 5 Songs That Remind Me Of Games”
Jingle Bells! Jingle Bells! Jingle all the….Right! The countdown is really on now and I’ve been too busy glugging mulled wine to do any wrapping. However, as today’s edition of Creative Christmas is about music, I might just stick some on to help me on my way… Continue reading “Creative Christmas: 22nd December 2017”