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Why on Earth Would You Want Virtual Reality Board Games?

Like most things in life, board games often experience different trends as new technologies become available. One thing that is currently being explored is virtual reality based board games. My initial reaction was confusion, and then immediately dismissal. Why on Earth would someone who plays board games want them in virtual reality format, isn't that… Continue reading Why on Earth Would You Want Virtual Reality Board Games?

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Gencon 2018 Rundown Friday-Sunday

Yesterday I released what the first two days of Gencon looked like for me. Here is what I got into the last three days of the convention. There is going to be a lot of text, so at the beginning of each day I will post a too long didn't read section that will highlight… Continue reading Gencon 2018 Rundown Friday-Sunday

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Gencon 2018 Rundown Wednesday-Thursday

Just like that I am back from five wonderful days in gaming. Thank you all for staying with me despite the lull in content, but I have plenty to share now. How this upcoming week will work is I will start by giving a general overview of my weekend, giving you an idea of everything… Continue reading Gencon 2018 Rundown Wednesday-Thursday

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Final Five Games I Can’t Wait to Try at Gencon

Tomorrow we leave for Gencon, but today I am running around like crazy trying to prepare for Gencon... Convention Tip: Don't wait until the day before to pack. Today I wanted to share the last five games that I am excited about for Gencon. Everdell- Many people are just now getting their copies of Everdell… Continue reading Final Five Games I Can’t Wait to Try at Gencon

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D&D Adventurers League Taking the “RP” out of RPG in Season 8 Rule Changes

Have you ever been a low level adventurer nervous about the possibility of a chest being a mimic? Wizards of the Coast and the Adventurers League team want to ensure that is no longer a concern in season 8 game play. Yesterday the official rules for season eight were rolled out for AL, and they… Continue reading D&D Adventurers League Taking the “RP” out of RPG in Season 8 Rule Changes

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Five More Games I am Excited to Try at Gencon

In 8 Days I will be leaving for Gencon. Last week Tuesday I shared five of the games I was excited to try at Gencon. Today I will share five more games that I am looking forward to trying and potentially buying. Feel free to share any games that you are also excited to see!… Continue reading Five More Games I am Excited to Try at Gencon

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Ways to Make Your Gencon Experience a Little Easier

Gencon is an amazing experience that can be a little overwhelming the first few times you attend. The first year I went, I spent probably half of the time staring wide eyed in the exhibit hall. You could probably spend all four days in there and not see everything, but then you'd miss out on… Continue reading Ways to Make Your Gencon Experience a Little Easier

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Games I am Excited to Try at Gencon

First off, those of you who follow my blog closely, I wanted to apologize for the lack of consistency during the last week or two. My usual blogging computer is broken, so it has been more difficult to blog. That won't stop me from trying to still blog daily though... Now onto more important topics.… Continue reading Games I am Excited to Try at Gencon

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The Difference Between Big Conventions and Small

As many of you know, this weekend is Origins which is hosted in Columbus Ohio. It is considered to be one of the most popular board gaming conventions in the United States with 17,000 people purchasing badges in 2017. This is second in the US only to Gencon which had 60,000 unique attendees last year.… Continue reading The Difference Between Big Conventions and Small

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Things I have Learned from Gencon Failures

Gencon is my favorite vacation that I take each year. This will be my fourth year attending Gencon, and I like to think I have learned a thing or two over the last couple of years. In this article I am going to provide you with stories from my first three years, and at the… Continue reading Things I have Learned from Gencon Failures