July 2013 archive

Jul 25

Gen Con: A Beginner’s Guide Part Two

  Welcome back for the second part of A Beginner’s Guide to Gen Con!  In the first part we attempted to help you determine what sort of nerd you are so that you will be able to formulate a better plan for the big con based on your primary interests.  However, there is another major …

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Jul 16

Gen Con: A Beginner’s Guide Part One

    Season’s greetings to all of my fellow geeks and geekettes!  As I am sure you are well aware, it will soon be that magical time that comes only once a year,  GEN CON!  It is a time when dreams not only come to life, but sometimes walk the halls in a Slave Girl …

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Jul 09

Die Macher: First Impressions/ IGS Play Report

Die Macher, by Karl-Heinz Schmiel, is game in which 3-5 players each struggle to bring a 1980’s German political party to national dominance through a series of local elections, party growth, media manipulation, shaping public opinion, financial management, and other standard political machinations.  If that theme doesn’t set your world on fire than nothing will!  …

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Jul 04

Wife in Games Guest Post – Gen Con: Eyes of a Spouse

With the glory that is Gen Con growing closer every day, the time has come to begin counting down to the best four days (every year?) in gaming.  For a somewhat different perspective, my wonderful wife Heather will provide an account of her personal history with Gen Con, in what will be the first guest …

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