Tag Archives: Gen Con

Matt Carlson: The Dice of Gen Con

As I mentioned previously, for many years Gen Con was a mecca for role-playing aficionados. As with any pastime, players grow fond of their tools and toys. Role-playing is no different and one can look no further than a player’s … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Gen Con 2021 – RPGs

Gen Con started out in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin a little over 50 years ago. It focused on wargames until the mid 70’s when the first tabletop role-playing game, Dungeons and Dragons, came onto the scene, quickly overtaking prominence at the … Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Gen Con 2021 – M to R

Recent and upcoming games from publishers attending Gen Con 2021. Continue reading

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Matt Carlson: Gen Con 2021 – Digital Game Tables

Back in the early Noughties (00’s) videogaming was a large portion of the Gen Con convention.  Several of the “big names” would show up and show off their fare in quite elaborate booths.  The digital size of things has trailed … Continue reading

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GEN CON for a Day

Gen Con’s not a convention I favor. Despite only living a few hours away, I’ve only been once, and I didn’t enjoy it too much. This year I gave it another shot, as I had some folks I wanted to … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2019, Day 2: What’s Hot, and What I Played (Chris Wray)

Day two at Gen Con has always been, at least for me, considerably more relaxed than the first day.  I didn’t arrive until after the exhibit hall opened. I looked around, did some more shopping, had a few meetings, then … Continue reading

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