Category Archives: Convention Report

Matt Carlson: Gen Con 2022 – A to C

Time to talk about boardgames. There are some interesting new ones coming down the pipe, but also a healthy dose of big-name nostalgia to be had. After a pandemic delay of two years, this year I was excited to bring … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Gen Con 2022 – RPGs

Gen Con was back this year in force with 50,000 vaccinated, mask-wearing attendees making their way around downtown Indianapolis. While boardgaming tends to outshine the role-playing part of things, Gen Con’s roots as a RPG mecca remains strong.  It seemed … Continue reading

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GenCon 2022 One Day Report

Well I made it to Indianapolis for my one day tour of Gen Con. I got up insanely early to make the drive into Indianapolis, and managed to find parking only one block away from the convention center. For the … Continue reading

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Six (Possibly) Wonderful Things for the Beginning of August

It’s the middle of GenCon… which, in the world of board games, can be an exciting time as new games are announced and discoveries are made in the labyrinthian halls of the dealer’s rooms. But you don’t have to head … Continue reading

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No Such Thing As Too Many Games…

…when you get to hang out with friends for a weekend. A long weekend. From Wednesday evening to mid-Sunday afternoon, I enjoyed the hospitality of Dale Yu (the grand poobah of the Opinionated Gamers) and enjoyed the company of two … Continue reading

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Prose on Cons: Origins 2022 by Valerie Matthews

Prose on Cons:  Origins 2022 By Valerie Matthews Hey!  It’s been a decade since I reported on a game convention!  I decided to attend the first day (Thursday) of Origins and here are my thoughts on the convention and a … Continue reading

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