Category Archives: Convention Report

Reflections on a Long Lost Gathering

I hadn’t been to a game convention in almost 4 years.  That’s practically a lifetime in the world of board games.  I used to go multiple times per year — but then along came baby and other life upheaval. That … Continue reading

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Chris’s Trip to the Gathering of Friends: Thursday/Friday/Wrap-up

This is my third and final post documenting my trip to the Gathering of Friends.  My apologies for the delay; I’ve been busy since I left the Gathering on Saturday night, so I didn’t get to write as much as … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Report from the Gathering of Friends, Day 5

  The final full day of my trip started with a nice late start.  I was finally able to sleep in and catch up on the sleep that I had been deprived of each morning thus far.  Normally, I only … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Gathering of Friends 2018 Recap day 4

Sunday morning… Rain was falling…. Well, of the frozen variety. The slush was still coming down, making me forget that I should have already been at least three weeks into Spring. But, it’s 70 and fluorescent in the ballroom, so … Continue reading

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Chris’s Trip to the Gathering of Friends: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday

This is my second post documenting my trip to the Gathering of Friends.  Today I wanted to highlight two games that have stood out: Ultimate Werewolf Legacy and Rise of Queensdale.  I’ve played an entire chapter of the former (3 … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Gathering of Friends 2018 Report Day 2

For me, Day 2 was Friday – my first full day in New York. I managed to wake up at 0630 thanks to the loads of teeny bopper girls heading out super early for their dance competition at the convention … Continue reading

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Dale Yu: Gathering of Friends Report from Day 1

OK, this year I tried something different for my Gathering trip – rather than sneak up to the room each night to write, I took some short notes on my phone during the event and planned on writing up recap … Continue reading

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Chris’s Trip to the Gathering of Friends: Saturday/Sunday

This is my second year at the Gathering of Friends, and I figured I’d do quick reviews of games I played, plus write a bit about the experience.  I’ve played a number of new games over the past couple of … Continue reading

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Age of Steam Con Wrap-up & My Five Favorite AoS Maps (Chris Wray)

This weekend, enthusiasts from eight different states gathered in the Kansas City area for the inaugural Age of Steam Con.  The event started on Friday morning and ended yesterday, with several games starting at 9:00am, 1:00pm, 5:00pm, and 9:00pm each … Continue reading

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Luke’s Birthday weekend – Travel/Game/Food blog – Part 3 of 3: Saturday/Sunday

Saturday morning starts out with a fresh pot of coffee, and a bit of Internet searching to see if Hartford will be able to accept planes tomorrow due to the bomb cyclone over the Northeast. It’s nice and sunny here … Continue reading

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