Category Archives: Convention Report

GenCon 2016 Mega Rundown – Strange but True

There’s more to GenCon than a bunch of publishers hawking their wares.  I would hazard a guess that GenCon is the largest convention around for trading card and roleplaying games.  There are minis galore and grognards in deep concentration playing … Continue reading

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GenCon 2016 Mega Rundown – G to Z

  Time to head into part two of the 2016 Mega Rundown.  Yes, we did A to G yesterday, and today we do G to Z.  There’s a lot of G’s around, OK?  More photos to scroll by until you pass … Continue reading

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GenCon 2016 Mega Rundown – A to G

Welcome back to the 2016 Mega Rundown.  Today we start into the gamer games in earnest, hitting them up alphabetically by publisher.  Sit back and let the photos wash over you to see what games caught my fancy.

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GenCon 2016 Mega Rundown – Kids Games

I was able to attend GenCon for a couple days this year.  As a gamer with children (and a writer for GamerDad.com) I have a special place in my heart for games I can play with my kids.  The following … Continue reading

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GenCon 2016 Mega Rundown – RPGs & Digital

GenCon 2016 has come and gone.  Thankfully I was able to attend, if only for a couple days.  Do not worry, however, as I have once again undertaken to cruise the dealer hall, looking for photos to share with you … Continue reading

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Gen Con Day Four: Concluding Thoughts

Gen Con Day Four: Concluding Thoughts With Gen Con 2016 now behind us, I wanted to offer my concluding thoughts on the convention, put together my anecdotal list of the top 20 hottest games, and offer thoughts on a few … Continue reading

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Gen Con Day Three: What’s Hot, and What I Played

Saturday seemed to be the most crowded day yet, which is normal, but I was still able to get in plays of some solid games.  Below are updates on what’s hot, what’s sold out, and a couple of fun pictures … Continue reading

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Gen Con Day Two: What’s Hot, and What I Played

I just got back to the hotel after the second day of Gen Con 2016.  Below are updates on what’s hot, what’s sold out, and other news.  I also provide initial impressions on two games I played today.   I’m … Continue reading

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Gen Con Day One: What’s Hot, and What I Played

The first day of Gen Con 2016 is in the history books, and below I discuss four games that impressed me on the first day, but I want to first offer some general thoughts on the convention and what is … Continue reading

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gencon mini report 

Words and descriptions when I get home. First trip back to the car.  My back is flared up so I’m taking smaller, more frequent loads.   The down side is that I had to park about a mile away so … Continue reading

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