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Royce Wilson

Royce is Local News Publication’s Consulting Editor and historian. He has lived in Logan West for more than a decade and has been a feature writer and journalist for even longer than that, with stories appearing in a range of print and digital media both in Australia and overseas, covering everything from breaking news to gaming and technology to travel and history.
Local production company Perfekt Studios, led by filmmaker Matthew Dahlitz, would like to hear from residents about their Air Force careers.

Creating an enduring record for RAAF personnel

By Royce Wilson / January 11, 2024 / Comments Off on Creating an enduring record for RAAF personnel

Calling all former RAAF service members – local production company Perfekt Studios wants to hear from you about your Air Force careers. The studio is spearheading a project – RAAFDocumentary.com – as a long-term commitment to document the history of the RAAF with personal interviews, timelines, short documentaries, and other resources, all on one website free to […]

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The latest Skullcandy earbud offering 'Rail' delivers great sound quality and plenty of features for a reasonable price.

Tech product review: Skullcandy Rail earbuds

By Royce Wilson / January 7, 2024 / Comments Off on Tech product review: Skullcandy Rail earbuds

A good set of earbuds is almost a necessity for a mobile phone nowadays, and the latest Skullcandy offering delivers great sound quality and plenty of features for a reasonable price. The Skullcandy Rail earbuds are wireless earbuds designed to work with any Bluetooth capable smart device – so pretty much any modern mobile phone, […]

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Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name

By Royce Wilson / December 4, 2023 / Comments Off on Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name is the latest game in Ryu Ga Gotoku’s long-running Yakuza action-adventure series of games. Published by Sega – for PC, Xbox, and Playstation – the series concerns the adventures and drama of (fictional) Japanese organised crime gang members. The games are something of an acquired […]

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Assassin’s Creed Mirage

By Royce Wilson / November 28, 2023 / Comments Off on Assassin’s Creed Mirage

For 15 years now, the Assassin’s Creed games from Ubisoft have been turning history into a playground for stealth and action fans alike. Each game is set in a particular historical era, meticulously researched and detailed by the development team. Some of the settings have included the Holy Land during the Third Crusade (1191 AD), […]

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Christmas is coming, and we’ve got some gift suggestions to help with tech, gaming, or gadget-oriented shopping for your family and friends!

Christmas 2023 Tech & Gaming Gift Guide

By Royce Wilson / November 27, 2023 / Comments Off on Christmas 2023 Tech & Gaming Gift Guide

Christmas is coming and we’ve got some gift suggestions to help with any shopping you might be doing for tech, gaming or gadget oriented family and friends. From tablets to headsets to cameras to gaming, there’s plenty to choose from – and every item here is something the Local News Publications team have personally used, […]

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Game review: “Starfield” takes off, despite crash landings

By Royce Wilson / November 12, 2023 / Comments Off on Game review: “Starfield” takes off, despite crash landings

I love a really big, in-depth roleplaying game (RPG) and have been looking forward to playing (and reviewing) Starfield for a long time. Starfield, developed and published by Bethesda for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation is a traditional open-world (well, open-galaxy) first-person RPG in exactly the same tradition as The Elder Scrolls or Fallout games. Even […]

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Australian citizens in the Greater Springfield region can formally cast their vote in the 2023 Referendum today, Saturday, October 14.

How Greater Springfield Voted in the 2023 Referendum

By Royce Wilson / October 19, 2023 / Comments Off on How Greater Springfield Voted in the 2023 Referendum

Greater Springfield voters comprehensively rejected the proposed Constitutional change to establish an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Voice to Parliament, with the Oxley electorate returning a resounding “No” vote on referendum day. The proposed amendment required both 51% of the popular vote and the majority of votes in all States to pass, and failed to […]

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Australian citizens in the Greater Springfield region can formally cast their vote in the 2023 Referendum today, Saturday, October 14.

REFERENDUM POLLING DAY IS TODAY

By Royce Wilson / October 14, 2023 / Comments Off on REFERENDUM POLLING DAY IS TODAY

Australian citizens in the Greater Springfield region can formally cast their vote in the 2023 Referendum today, Saturday, October 14. That is, unless they are among the 4 million Australians who have already cast an early vote, of course. Voters are required to answer “Yes” or “No” to whether they approve the following change to […]

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New Apple iPhone 15 adopts standard USB-C charger

By Royce Wilson / October 10, 2023 / Comments Off on New Apple iPhone 15 adopts standard USB-C charger

Smartphone and tech fans around the world received a pleasant – but not unexpected – surprise during the recent announcement of the latest Apple iPhones. The new Apple iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Max were announced by the tech giant on September 13. Among an improved A17 Processor chip, a 48 MP main camera, […]

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