Oz Comic Con adds 2 more guests!

Posted by David On May 22, 2014 ADD COMMENTS

oz logoHot on the heels of their recent announcement of the awesome Kristian ‘Hodor‘ Nairn attending this year’s event, Oz Comic-Con Melbourne are following that up by announcing two more awesome guests: Daniel ‘Podrick Payne’ Portman and Arthur ‘Rory Williams’ Darvill!

Better known for his role as Podrick Payne, loyal squire to both Tyrion Lannister and Brienne of Tarth, the Scottish-born Portman has been a recognisable face on the series since its second season. His appearance at the convention is welcome news for Game of Thrones fans.

And, for three years on Doctor Who, Arthur Darvill brought to life the loveable Rory Williams, a companion to Matt Smith’s Eleventh Doctor. One of the most well known stars of the long-lived show, Darvill is also a talented musician and stage actor, currently staring in Once on the West End.

Portman, Darvill and Nairn are just three of the guests who will be wowing crowds at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne, with other celebrities attending including television icon Richard Dean Anderson (MacGyver, Stargate SG-1), acclaimed actorTom Skerritt (Alien, Top Gun, Picket Fences) and awarded actress Veronica Cartwright (Alien, Resurrection).

The event will feature celebrity Q&A panels and professional photograph and autographs will be available with all guests, with Portman and Nairn teaming up for a photo option for Game of Thrones die-hards. For those looking for something a little bit special, limited seats are currently available for an exclusive dinner with both Portman and Nairn on July 5.


Interview with Wow Yoda

Posted by Nikki On May 21, 2014 ADD COMMENTS

BrianBeing married to Mr. Wow Yoda is pretty awesome, but what is more awesome is that I get to interview him from the comfort of my own couch. For those of you who don’t know, Mr. Wow Yoda is Brian, one of the original Crew members of Nerd Culture Podcast, and one of the biggest nerds I’ve ever met. But he’s a good egg! So, let’s see what makes Mr. Wow Yoda tick!

Me: At what age did you start playing video/computer games?
Brian: Around 3 or 4 years of age.

Me: What video game system do you like best, why?
Brian: I like the computer the best because of variety and prices. The computer is also more powerful!

Me: What makes you Mr. Wow Yoda?
Brian: The name came about when I helped David with his Paladin (making it a more efficient killer!), and other WoW stuff.



Posted by David On May 20, 2014 ADD COMMENTS


Oz Comic-Con Welcomes Kristian Nairn to its Melbourne Line-Up!

Winter may be coming, but it’s no time for Game of Thrones fans to despair with Kristian Nairn, known for his role as the towering and gentle Hodor in all four series of the hit television show, set to appear at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne!

Bran Stark’s loyal helper will be in attendance at the massive pop-culture event on July 5-6, where Game of Thrones enthusiasts will be able to snap up professional photographs and autographs with Kristian. While Hodor is a man of one word, Kristian will be taking part in Q&A panels across both days, sharing stories from his time on the show. Tickets are also available to an exclusive dinner with Kristian on Saturday July 5 and, with numbers limited, fans should get in quick to secure their seat at the table.

Kristian will join an amazing line-up of guests at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne, with Richard Dean Anderson (MacGyver, Stargate SG-1), Tom Skerritt (Alien, Top Gun, Picket Fences) and Veronica Cartwright (Alien) amongst those already announced.

Tickets to Oz Comic-Con Melbourne, and the special guest dinner with Mr Nairn, are available now through Showclix (http://www.showclix.com/event/3808852). For further information please visit www.ozcomiccon.com.

Podcast – Episode #92

Posted by David On May 18, 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Episode #92 features:

With special guest – Ren from 42 Geek Street!

News: Gotham trailerConstantine trailer / Adam Driver to play Jacen?Superman vs Batman – Batman revealed!

Reviews: Godzilla / Amazing Spider-man 2 / Pompeii / Daytripper

Contest of Champions: Clash of the Slashers!: Cassie Hack vs Freddy vs Jason vs Michael vs Chucky

Azerothian Times: Diablo 3 musings / WoW Patch 6.0 changes / War Crimes by Christie Golden / David got his Onyx Cloud Serpent!


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Bottle Fury

Posted by Brian On May 17, 2014 ADD COMMENTS

diablo 3 barbarianWelcome to my Barbarian spec – Bottle Fury

Click here for the spec!

This is the perfect combat medic build for a Barbarian. This build is designed to heal itself, and party members, while constantly dealing a massive amount of damage to enemies. For this to work the Barbarian will need a fairly high critical hit chance but the reward is very well worth it.