Wonderputt

Wonderputt is a free online game. As the name suggests; it’s adventure golf/ mini putt. What makes Wonderputt cool is the animated changing scenes after each hole:

Wonderputt Scenes

Wonderputt Scenes

Here is a video of me playing WonderputtHere is my best score on Adverputt (discussed below):

Adverputt Score - Dr Slater

Adverputt Score – Dr Slater

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other great related putt games include Microputt and Adverputt. Basically you can personalize these 3D putt putt courses with your company logo; and you can add your social media links at the completion of each hole with pop up speech bubbles. Here is a video demonstrating what i mean; using MicroputtThis is my best score for Microputt:

Microputt Score - Dr Slater

Microputt Score – Dr Slater

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using Adverputt or Microputt is a great way to drive traffic to your site; and to engage with your users and viewers. Can you beat my score on Microputt or Adverputt? Test your putt skills by following the links:

Play Wonderputt 

Play Microputt

Play Adverputt

Have fun :)

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Spider-Man Unlimited

Spider-Man Unlimited is a free game in the app store, and it’s really cool. I’ve been playing it all day & it has my Spider senses tingling:

Spider-Man Unlimited Cut Scenes

Spider-Man Unlimited Cut Scenes

The cut-scenes in Spider-Man Unlimited are done in comic book style frames to progress the story line. Nick Fury asks for your help, and gives you lives when you die in return for your help:

Spider-Man Unlimited In-Game

Spider-Man Unlimited In-Game

In-game you have to collect pills/vials of health/energy, and cover ground in meters to reach a certain goal (hunting down a villain) etc. Look at me beating up the Goblin 8-) :

Spider-Man Unlimited Gameplay

Spider-Man Unlimited Gameplay

The graphics in Spider-Man Unlimited are great, and i love that it maintains the integrity of the comic book style art:

Spider-Man Unlimited New Issue

Spider-Man Unlimited New Issue

If you’re not a fan of superhero games; then at least download Spider-Man Unlimited for your kids. It has a fun story; i promise it has lots of butt-kicking action! Get it now :)

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Merchandise Monday #10

Today’s merchandise Monday is all about my Pokemon tazo collection. My earliest dated tazo’s are 1995 and the latest are dated 2001:

Pokemon Tazo

Pokemon Tazo

I have a few rare tazo’s and some holographic ones too:

Pokemon Tazo Holographic

Pokemon Tazo Holographic

I never used to eat the Simba chips; i’d just buy them for the tazo’s inside. The saddest moment is when you spend money just to get a tazo you already have. I keep my tazo stack in this Mickey Mouse container:

Pokemon Tazo Container

Pokemon Tazo Container

I guess you can play tazo’s in a similar way to the Pokemon card game; where you pull random tazo’s and let the element/power attack defeat your opponent. However; we used to play by putting a stack of tazo’s face down on the grass, and taking turns hitting the pile – whichever tazo’s turned face up on your hit – you got to keep them:

Pokemon Tazo

Pokemon Tazo

Does anyone else have a tazo or pog collection?

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Fan Art Friday #8

Today’s fan art Friday goes out to all the inspiring Renaissance artists. Here is my all ink drawing of the Creation of Adam by Michelangelo:

Creation of Adam - Michelangelo

Creation of Adam – Michelangelo

I had the wonderful opportunity of seeing the Creation of Adam in the Sistine Chapel last year. We were not allowed to take photos of the ceiling inside the chapel, but i got this photo of another hallway leading to the chapel:

Vatican City - Hallway

Vatican City – Hallway

Who else loves Renaissance artwork?

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Ebola Transmission Simulation

So apparently the scope of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is greater than what statistics have initially revealed. I decided to use Plague Inc. to show the spread of a virus – particularly an Ebola transmission simulation:

Ebola Transmission Simulation - Start

Ebola Transmission Simulation – Start

The screenshots show that i started the Ebola virus in South Africa (where i live) so yes; i know it is not location specific to the current crisis.

Ebola Transmission Simulation - Spread

Ebola Transmission Simulation – Spread

I allow Ebola to be transmitted via air and water by evolving it (airports and harbors become pivotal areas to accelerate the transmission of Ebola).

Ebola Transmission Simulation - Apocalypse

Ebola Transmission Simulation – Apocalypse

With Plague Inc. the goal of the game is to first infect the entire world; and secondly kill the entire population by evolving the virus and making it lethal/preventing a cure: Here is a short video demonstrating the: Ebola Transmission Simulation.

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Height Comparison Charts

Are you tall enough to fill the outfit of your favorite fiction characters? Time to find out with these height comparison charts:

Nintendo Character Height Chart

Nintendo Character Height Chart

If you fall short of your ideal character mark; don’t fear – there are a lot of cool short heroes :) we love Hobbits and Rocket Raccoon.

Marvel Heroes Height Chart

Marvel Heroes Height Chart

Do we really shrink over time? Well; if that is the case then i guess you will be morphing into a different (height) set of fictional characters as you age.

Game of Thrones Height Chart

Game of Thrones Height Chart

This is why fiction is better than reality – what kind of man power would it take to build Barad-dur (the Eye of Sauron) in real life:

Mordor

Mordor

I’m 175cm (5 foot 7) so im Sansa Stark; Charizard; Black Widow and Little Mac. Who are you based on the height comparison charts?

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Untapped Games

You can find all of your favorite, and all of the best card games at Untapped Games. They have Magic the Gathering; Pokemon; Yu-Gi-Oh; Heroclix (Marvel &DC) & Cardfight:

Untapped Games - Cards

Untapped Games – Cards

Untapped Games allows you to buy the cards in singles, bundles/boxes and lots. You can also choose which packs/singles you want/need for your collection.

If you are a serious collector; Untapped Games has you covered. They also sell rare/foil cards in separate lots; and they also have themed decks and collector tins.

Of course i’m going straight to the Pokemon section; where are you heading? Check out:

Untapped Games

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Liebster Award

The Nerd Nebula would like to give a shout out to Giant Size Comic Things for nominating us for a Liebster award. As you know; this chain award nomination offers great exposure to smaller up and coming blogs:

Liebster Award

Liebster Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are varying rules for the Liebster award; of which i am using this set of rules:

Liebster Award Rules

Liebster Award Rules

I am breaking some of the rules…Instead of answering questions im just going to list my random facts:

  • Blue is my favorite colour.
  • I love drawing & writing.
  • Titanic is my fave movie.
  • Stitch is my fave Disney character.
  • I love most video games; but the story line in Half Life & The Last of Us was just too amazing.
  • I enjoy weightlifting; and would like to be a beefcake.
  • I used to skateboard & want to get back into it.
  • I’ve dislocated my left shoulder & knee (more than once); and i only lost 3 of my baby teeth naturally.
  • I enjoyed reading Paths of Glory; and most Matthew Reilly books i like. However, my favorite story is The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings.
  • My mother’s side of the family descended from Sir Edward Pellew.
  • I love baseball caps :)

I would like to nominate the following blogs for the Liebster Award:

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Merchandise Monday #9

This merchandise Monday is dedicated to Dr Hannibal Lecter. Here is my action figure; still in the box:

Dr Hannibal Lecter action figure in box.

Dr Hannibal Lecter action figure in box.

The Dr Lecter figure comes with the table that was in his cell (with a plate of food); also the police baton that he used to bludgeon the one officer in his cell:

Dr Hannibal Lecter action figure close up.

Dr Hannibal Lecter action figure close up.

Here is the iconic scene from the movie:

A census taker once tried to test me...

A census taker once tried to test me…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did you know that the scene where Anthony Hopkins insults Jodie with ‘your cheap shoes…’ etc. Was actually improvised; and so was Jodie’s response. Too cool (two smarties in one room). I was never scared of Dr Lecter; i kind of respected him. Maybe it’s because he’s smart, or maybe i was glad that he didn’t hurt Clarice. When i was 3 or 4 (back in the days of VHS) i’d always stare at the Silence of the Lambs video box at the movie rental place. I don’t know why. Then my dad would usher me off to find Tom & Jerry.

Well it turns out i have a huge crush on Jodie Foster :) anyhow… You should check out some of Dr Lecter’s quotes; they are pretty insightful; and applicable to life in general. Silence of the Lambs won best picture in the year i was born. Which film won best pic in your birth year?

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Gym Shirts

I know nerd and jock should not be used in the same sentence, but here at The Nerd Nebula we are a hybrid species (and im sure you Nerd Knights are too). We love gym; and found some cool nerd gym shirts for the occasion:

Captain America and Deadpool Gym Shirts

Captain America and Deadpool Gym Shirts

These gym shirts are slim fit (tapered) and super absorbent. They are made with 92% polyester and 8% cotton:

Hulk and Thor Gym Shirts

Hulk and Thor Gym Shirts

The sizes range from small to 3XL :

Wolverine and Boba Fett Gym Shirts

Wolverine and Boba Fett Gym Shirts

If you love the best of both worlds (being a nerd and a jock) then these gym shirts are for you :) . You can find them by following this link: Gym Shirts

Which of the above nerd gym shirts is your fave? I like the Thor and Boba Fett ones :)

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