Category Archives: Convention Report

Matt Carlson: GenCon 2014 Mega Rundown – Day Two

Bright and early Saturday morning I headed down for day two.  Armed with my inferior back-up camera, I had a series of appointments to attend.  Sadly, this reduced the overall games examined, but had the advantage of a deeper discussion … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2014 Mega Rundown – Day One

Serendipitously, GenCon and I moved to Indiana at the same time.   Since then, I’ve managed to attend every year as my once-a-year delve into all things “current” boardgames.  This year is no different.  Thursday, after sending my middle child … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2014 report – Thursday morning

Since I have a long list of games to buy, opening day at Gen Con is always a mad dash of trying to procure all the limited quantity games. Luckily I had only 2 booths left that have potential issue … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2014 Report – Wednesday night

As many long-time Gen Con attendees know, Rio Grande Games has a demo room outside the exhibit hall where you can go to try current and upcoming releases. This year, Tasty Minstrel Games and Iello also have their demo rooms … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2014 Report – Setup Day

I am at Gen Con again as Bezier Game’s demo minion, so I get an exhibitor badge that lets me into the hall on setup day. A quick stroll through the exhibit hall this morning oriented me as to the … Continue reading

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Quickie report from Origins

Due to a number of schedule constraints, including but not limited to my upcoming trip to Hamburg for the Kinderspiel des Jahres award ceremony, I was only able to spend a single day in Columbus this year… Here is a … Continue reading

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Now less blurry

For wem

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Live from origins

Ok. More later. But breaking news here. New promo for dominion secretly released by RGG.

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Mary Dimercurio Prasad: The Gathering of Friends 2014

The Gathering of Friends, hosted by game designer Alan Moon, was held April 11-20, 2014, in Niagara Falls, NY. You may want to read last year’s post first – a few things are continued here. This is a photo of … Continue reading

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Larry Levy: My Gathering Impressions (Prototypes, Part 1)

In my last article, I gave you my thoughts on the published games I played at the Gathering; today, I’ll talk about some of the prototypes I checked out. All of these games have been placed with publishers and are scheduled … Continue reading

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