Online Gaming Conventions (August-December)

2020 has been horrible for lots of reasons, but COVID has been devastating to the summer and fall gaming convention seasons, and the in-person winter season looks to be a no-go as well. Thankfully, many convention organizers are turning to online virtual conventions to keep funds coming in, to support charities, and to placate gamers’…

News Desk: VirtualHorror Con — 4-5 April

Word of this awesome opportunity just popped up in our social media feeds. Virtual Horror Con (VHC) is scheduled for 4-5 April from the comfort of your home. A big thanks to one of our long time friends and supporters, Jeremy, of the Lovecraft Tapes for making us aware of this event. VirtualHorror Con is a…

News Desk: Gamesfest UK Receiving Negative Press Over Bigoted Comments

Following some horrendously bigoted and racist-leaning comments by Gamesfest UK over the last several days on Twitter and their Facebook page has been receiving quite a lot of negative press. Several things have happened in the last 24 hours. Today, Asmodee UK has parted ways from Gamesfest UK. According to Gamesfest UK’s Facebook page, the…

Soundwave Comic-Con is A Wrap – Rolling Boxcars Will be Back!

What a fun weekend! On the heels of feeling under the weather at the beginning of the week, I ended the week by spending Saturday at a small homegrown comic convention that was organized by my local comic book shop, Soundwave Comics. It was a well run and highly organized one-day event. I was super…

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)…