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Upcon 2012: Photos, Cosplayers and a Weekend of Mad Fun!


The dust has cleared, the geeks have scattered and the University of Pretoria is once again at peace (relatively speaking of course, these are students we’re talking about). From what I saw during the short time that I was there, Upcon appears to have been a success this year. Early morning attendance rates on Saturday […]

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Upcon 2012: Calling All Geeks!

Every year for a weekend in April, The University of Pretoria (TUKS) plays host to the Upcon Gaming Convention. Geeks and Gamers of all kinds converge on the University’s conference centre in order to take part in the fun and mild insanity that is Upcon. The convention has been growing each year and incorporating more […]

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Easter: Of Bunnies, Eggs and Religion

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It has been argued that Easter, as with Christmas, has roots in European Paganism – the fertile ground that served Christianity so well as it put down roots across the continent. The exact origin of the word Easter is unknown. Some sources claim that the word is derived from Eostre, a goddess in Germanic Paganism […]

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Wish us a Happy Birthday and WIN!


We are turning two this month! We want to share our celebrations with you, and so we will be giving away spot prizes every day of March. Books, games, box sets…its a wonderful, mad March here at! In order to enter into the draw for daily prizes, all you have to do is send […]

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Oscars 2012: A Full List of The Winners


Best director: Michel Hazanavicius for The Artist Best actor in a supporting role: Christopher Plummer for Beginners   Best actress in a supporting role: Octavia Spencer for The Help   Best actor in a leading role: Jean Dujardin for The Artist   Best actress in a leading role: Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady   […]

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50% off all Summer Sale Stock and the One Minute Trolley Dash

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Today sees two fantastic store-based events happening nationwide. The first is the 50% reduction on all Summer Sale titles! The books were cheap before, but now they’re rather close to being a steal! Fanatics will still earn points on their purchases. The sale will be running until the 21st of February, so there are only a […]

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