Author Archives: jgeske

Gen Con 2014 report – the weekend

The mad dash continued through the weekend, with me running around in the morning trying to play as many new games (mostly ones that are not yet released since I bought most of the new releases already) as possible, working … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Convention Report | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Convention Report | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Convention Report | Leave a comment

2012 Sasquatch Board Game Festival Recap: Best Way to Spend a Rainy Weekend in November

The 3rd annual Sasquatch Board Game Festival took place 10/31-11/4. There were several changes this year – attendance grew by 50% (we had about 80 people) so we moved up from mansions to a hotel venue for the first time, … Continue reading

Posted in Recap | 8 Comments

Top-Ranked (Old) Games We Still Play

As part of the Oldies week, in addition to listing their top-rated games released before 2009, OG contributors are also taking a look at the old games that they still play. I thought it would be an interesting exercise to … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary | 7 Comments