Category Archives: Convention Report

Chris Wray: My Gen Con Most Anticipated List (2019)

We’re less than two weeks away, and I’m excited for Gen Con 2019. This will be my fifth year at the event, and my now-annual tradition of scrolling through Eric Martin’s amazing BGG preview tool is complete.  As I say … Continue reading

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UK Games Expo Report from Alan How

UKGE The 2019 UK Games Expo was the best one so far. Easily. It was extremely well organised, had a wide variety of events and larger than ever games halls. There were 97 new games launched and you can check … Continue reading

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Spring Game Market Anticipation Post (ゲームマーケット2019春プレビュー)

I’m not attending Tokyo Game Market and never have, but wanted to highlight some titles that are being released and other things about the convention. Some of these will be ones I have my eye on acquiring, and others will … Continue reading

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Age of Steam Con: Day Three

Whew! That was a lot of Age of Steam (and chocolate cookies). Let’s dig into one last day. I started off the morning with The Human Body. Yeah, that’s a map. Red and blue going to the heart and lungs. … Continue reading

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Age of Steam Con: Day Two

Here’s where we’ve been playing. Last year, the con was at one of our hosts’ houses, but this year we have this nice space with some kitchen facilities, and a beautiful bank of windows through which we’ve enjoyed thunderstorms, snow, … Continue reading

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Age of Steam Con: Day One

At one point today, this was my chair for a game. Ok, in several games. It used to be like this frequently, but it hasn’t been in many years. It’s not that I was relegated to the corner or wasn’t … Continue reading

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Age of Steam Con: Day Zero

I’ll never forget the first time I learned of Age of Steam. I had moved back to the Cincinnati area after discovering modern board games elsewhere, and at a public game night, Mike brought two games: Age of Steam and … Continue reading

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Dale/JaNate: Roll With It – the Opinionated Gamers’ Roll and Write Decathlon

As some of you may have seen on Twitter, this past weekend, Dale and James Nathan brought together a wacky idea that actually ended up with a pretty darn good result…  James Nathan had been toying with the idea of … Continue reading

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Jonathan Franklin – Notes from T5 (That Terrific Trick Taking Thing)

T5 Notes I spent an incredible weekend in Covington, KY playing over 30 different trick-taking games.  Instead of rehashing them all and repeating what James Nathan has covered in his wonderful daily diary, The major elements were the location, a … Continue reading

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T5: Day Four & これはトリテなのか?

I think we ended up with 22 folks being able to attend for some period of time, and here are a few of us prior to some folks taking off Sunday afternoon. I’m so grateful for those that came and … Continue reading

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