Category Archives: Convention Report

Gen Con 2017: What’s Hot, and What I Played

The first day of Gen Con 2017 is a wrap, and what a day it was.  This year’s sold out event marks the 50th anniversary of the convention, and if the first day is any indication, this is going to … Continue reading

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Chris Wray: My Gen Con Most Anticipated List

I’ll arrive in Indianapolis later today, and I’m excited for Gen Con 2017 to get started.   This will be my third year at Gen Con, and thanks to Eric Martin’s amazing new BGG preview tool, I’m better prepared this … Continue reading

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Quick trip to Origins 2017

Well, normally I get one or two days each year at the Origins Game Fair, and this year, due to a number of reasons, it turned out to be about 60% of a day only…  Sad, but I tried to … Continue reading

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Geekway to the West 2017 (Convention Report by Chris Wray)

I look forward to Geekway to the West every year.  Held in the St. Louis metropolitan area, Geekway is a staple of the gaming scene in the Midwest, especially among us Missourians.  This year’s convention sold out in record time, and … Continue reading

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CMON Expo 2017 – Nerd E’s Experience

This past weekend, May 11th – May 14th, I attended CMON Expo 2017 in Atlanta.  I attended as a member of the media and I have a lot of cool stuff to share.  I had a great time.  I had … Continue reading

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Adventures in Gaming: Tokyo Game Market

As a gamer, I’m always looking for that next board game adventure. This year it was Tokyo Game Market. Travel is always a bit daunting for me but I made the jump. I arrived about 5 days before the show … Continue reading

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Gathering Memories: New Games

Well, another Gathering of Friends has come and gone and, as usual, I had an amazing time. Thanks so much to Alan Moon and all the other folks who do such a terrific job of providing good gaming and good … Continue reading

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Monday at the Gathering 

My last full day at this year’s Gathering. Woke up and was immediately accosted by Friedemann to learn about his new games. Can’t really talk much about them (yet), but I think I’m allowed to say that I played a … Continue reading

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A GameCon Fundraiser

I’m not one of the “gamerati” currently up in Niagara Falls at the moment, but as I attended a local charity game convention Saturday, I thought I’d make a brief post as it may inspire others to do the same. … Continue reading

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Thursday night part 2

More oldies. First, sumeria from Revier games followed by Titicaca (cwali)  renewing my grudge match with William Attia. By grudge match, I mean trying to beat him for the second time in anything in about five years. I did manage … Continue reading

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