Category Archives: Convention Report

Camp Capstone (Online Convention Thoughts by Brandon Kempf)

On August 15th and 16th of 2020, the year of the pandemic, I had the pleasure of attending Camp Capstone, an online convention hosted by Capstone Games. I had attempted to take some time and attend GenCon Online, but there … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Virtual GenCon 2020 – Publishers N to Z

It’s big, it’s back, and it’s the final column of our not-at-GenCon but lets pretend we are anyway run-down of publishers and their games.  I have only scratched the surface of what is or would have been out there, but … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Virtual GenCon 2020 – Publishers D to M

The written word is back again to explain to you just what is not happening at GenCon this year.  It may be happening in the virtual world, but if a vlogger falls in a forest, does anyone care?  Here, we … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Virtual GenCon 2020 – Publishers A to C

GenCon is here once again… but then it isn’t. What we have is a virtual cacophony of announcements, YouTube channels, streamers, Tabletop Simulator games, and who knows what else. (Special note, there are quite a few publisher-sponsored Tabletop Simulator versions … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Virtual GenCon 2020 – RPGs

GenCon is here once again… but then it isn’t.  What we have is a virtual cacophony of announcements, YouTube channels, streamers, Tabletop Simulator games, and who knows what else.  Every year I try to scour the convention as my big … Continue reading

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Granite Game Summit (2020) Recap

This last weekend I headed to New Hampshire to play some games. My friend Kimberly is one of the organizers of the Granite Game Summit, and with BGGCON exiting my annual schedule, it would be a nice way to support … Continue reading

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T6 (a trick-taking party)

On a recent weekend, I again invited a number of my friends to town for a weekend of playing trick-taking games. Around 33 people participated, and, if I’ve counted correctly, I played 68 different games, almost all of which were … Continue reading

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BGGCON Day Four (2019)

This is actually a Day Zero, Four, and Five post, as I’ll cover Saturday, Sunday morning, and a few things from Tuesday night after the train arrived. This was the last BGGCON I’ll be able to make it to for … Continue reading

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BGGCON Day Three (2019)

Day three started off as almost all my BGGCON days do, eating a hotel salad. They were out of the ones I had been getting, so I got this instead. With jalapeno cheddar sausage? Well, not exactly. As I looked … Continue reading

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BGGCON Day Two (2019)

It was day two, which featured more hotel exploring, more bbq, and the arrival of new friends, some of whom I knew were coming, and some who I hadn’t seen in years, and didn’t know when I’d see again. Day … Continue reading

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