Category Archives: Convention Report

Dale Yu: Report from Buckeye Game Fest 2018

I have gone on record in the past saying that Columbus, Ohio may be one of the best cities in the country to be a boardgamer – and my experiences this year in the capital of O-HI-O have firmed up … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2018 (Cabinet of Curiosities)

I was recently overseas checking out some royal digs.  I found it interesting that people were in the habit of collecting various knickknacks of interest and putting them in a private collection to show off to the “in” crowd.  DaVinci … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2018 (R to Z)

If you’re back for more, there’s more.  We finish up our three day tour (not a three hour one or we’d all be lost) of boardgame publishers….

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Matt Carlson: GenCon 2018 (A to F)

The jury is out among my acquaintances whether the RPGs (role playing games) or TCGs (trading card games) are waxing or waning at GenCon.  However, it seems to me that the boardgame contingent of GenCon continues to increase. I was … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Gen Con 2018 – Parties and Kids

It’s Indianapolis, and 60,000 people have come and gone, which must mean GenCon 2018 is finally over.  Once again, I had the privilege to prowl the aisles in search of hidden gems (or the obvious ones that I somehow miss.) … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2018, Day 4: A Quick Wrap Up (Chris Wray)

As I mentioned yesterday, I only went to Gen Con for two days this year, instead opting to head home and host two game days so my friends and family could play what I bought.  As of this afternoon, I’ve … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2018, Day 3: Mini Reviews from Afar (Chris Wray)

I only went to Gen Con for two days this year, instead opting to head home and host two game days so my friends and family could play what I bought.  Rather than discussing the convention, this post primarily consists … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2018, Day 2: What’s Hot, and What I Played (Chris Wray)

Day two at Gen Con has always been, at least for me, considerably more relaxed than the first day.  I headed for the CMON booth early and grabbed Gizmos (for a buddy) and Railroad Ink, then did a final scan … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Gen Con 2018 Picture Post – in which you must read the captions

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Gen Con 2018, Day 1: What’s Hot, and What I Played (Chris Wray)

The first day of Gen Con 2018 is a wrap, and what a day it was.  This year’s event marks the 51st anniversary of the convention, and though that distinction doesn’t have the shine of last year’s golden 50th, Gen … Continue reading

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