FG-CON 13 – Coming to A Computer Near You!

I’m not sure how this slipped through the cracks, but FG-CON is right around the corner. For those that have never heard of FC-CON, it is organized and sponsored by Fantasy Grounds. This virtual RPG convention is hosted exclusively on Fantasy Grounds (no costs to play) and uses their Discord server for voice communications during…

Rolling Boxcars Will be at Soundwave Comic Con

Yesterday, Rolling Boxcars received some really fun news. We had requested an informational table at local comic convention in October to promote the blog and local gaming; we just learned we were approved! I’m really excited, can you tell? I love the blog, gaming, and comics! If you’re in the Southeast and need an excuse…

MACE Gaming Convention – Less Than A Week Away!

The MACE gaming convention in Charlotte, NC is this coming weekend and I am super stoked to be returning again this year. It has begun to become one of my annual destinations to play games and meet up with old friends. This year is promising to be better than last year for sure. If you happen…

An Opportunity Lost – MegaMooseCon Misses the Mark for Me

In the past, I have been involved in organizing and running various smaller gaming conventions, both locally and online. I know how hard it is to make these things happen. The countless hours organizers spend to line up game masters, to arrange prize support, negotiating with hotels and conference centers, doing layouts, mediating, etc. Hosting a…

CAWS-Con I – Springtime Warfighting in Charleston, SC

Do you enjoy playing tabletop hex-and-counter wargames? This type of game is my second passion within the gaming hobby! If you happen to be in the Charleston, SC area in March you might consider attending CAWS-Con I. This small event is a free and sponsored by the Charleston Area Wargame Society. March 11-12, 2016 (9am-2am)…

AtomaCon, Looking Back and Lessons Learned

I spent the weekend at a local fandom/literary convention. I have to admit that this was my first real experience with a fandom convention and I am not sure how I really feel about it. Being a gamer at a fandom convention that is not focused on gaming was a unique experience. This article will explore my…

What’s On Your Reading List?

Now that the summer convention season is over (we are past Labor Day after all) it’s time to decompress and unwind. I am sure many of you employed your little gray cells for the enjoyment of others and for yourself at all the local and not-so-local conventions this past summer. One of the great things…

VirtuaCon Game Sign-ups Now Live

The folks over at VirtuaCon have compiled the game schedule (more likely to be added) and have begun allowing players to sign up for games. If you’re interested in learning more about VirtuaCon or signing up for some games, please following the links below. Event Information Game Schedule (with details) Game Schedule (Spreadsheet version) VirtuaCon Google+…

13 Tips For Running A Successful Convention Game

Today, let’s talk about running games at conventions or other similarly organized events.  It’s very important to be prepared for what you have committed to do. Many conventions give comp admission badges in return for a prescribed amount of games run/facilitated during the convention; my convention does just that. Therefore, it is important that you…