GENCON 2018 News (Arkham Horror, Pendragon, Pathfinder 2.0)

Today marks the opening of the 51st GENCON and we’re watching social media very carefully to bring you the exciting news this year. We’ll continue to curate and bring you exciting news. Here’s what we have gleaned so far. FFG will be releasing a new and radically different 3rd edition of Arkham Horror Rumors abound that…

Christmas in July? Maybe! Pre-GENCON New Releases

Well, it’s GENCON time and as in recent years, lots of new announcements and new things hitting the market or Kickstarter this time of year. This year is no exception. A few things of interest have come across my feeds in the last day or so. Here’s a summary of some of the cool things…

Pay to Play; Are Private Game Rooms on the Rise?

In recent weeks I have begun seeing my local game stores setting aside dedicated gaming space by way of private gaming rooms. At face value, this is not a bad thing and I don’t want this article to come across as asshat-ish. Let me preface the rest of this article with we have five local…

ODAM Publishing Launches Laruna: Age of Kingdoms

My friends at ODAM publishing just launched a new Kickstarter today for their new boardgame based in the land of Laruna. I have been a huge advocate for the ODAMs two previous RPG lines in the past. By the way, both of which are awesome! One of those RPGs, Of Dreams and Magic, inspired their…

Are Local Gaming Stores Going Extinct?

I wrote the following article nearly three years and while some of my assertions then still hold true, our plethora of local gaming stores are drying up! The latest victim is a combination used bookstore and gaming store. They have done very well for themselves over the last eleven years, but they recently announced they…

Miniature Market is Having a Huge Boardgame Sale

Calling all thrifty gamers! Miniature Market is have a huge clearance sale. The sale began earlier today and included 700+ boardgames! For you wargamers, there were some titles by GMT Games and Decisions that I saw. I think I also recall a title or two from Worthington Games. Go forth and fill your shelves, but…

RapierCon Was A Blast!

I have finally recovered from RapierCon, well mostly recovered! RapierCon was great and the best part was seeing old friends and making new ones. If you’re not familiar with RapierCon, it’s located in Jacksonville, Florida and held annually each February. It started as a wargaming event and has grown over the years to include boardgames…

I’m Going to MACE in November, Are You?

I have added another convention to my fall line-up! I will be adding MACE Convention in Charlotte, NC this coming November. I have known the two primary organizers for a number of years and look forwarded to attending their event this year. What makes this year so special is that this is their 20th year…

Show Off Your Christmas Gifts!

Christmas is over! Do you know what time it is? Time to show off the gifts you got this holiday season. We all love to show off our gaming and geeky goodness, let your geek flag fly! I received an awesome RPG book from my son. He knows I am Mouse Guard fanboy so, he…