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…

Pathfinder Society, You Ruin My Convention Experience!

Convention season in the Southeast begins shortly after the new year starts and I have been looking over all the local and regional conventions to fill out my calendar with great convention experiences. So far, I have found several (see the top of the page) that are on my “to go” list, but there are…

RPG Diversity at Conventions, is it Really that Difficult?

RPG diversity at conventions, is it really that hard to put together a diverse schedule? Why do certain games/system dominate the game schedules at nearby conventions. Here Pathfinder Society (PFS) is ever present in my region (Southeast), which in and of itself is not wholly a bad thing. In fact PFS and other organized play…

Hate the Game and Not the Gamer

Why do gamers feel the need to bash someone on a personal level or at a minimum label them for not liking the same games they do? I have been thinking about this lately and it seems to me that there is a lot crap slinging directed at people and not at the games. Earlier…

The 800 lb. Gorilla – Pathfinder Society

The focus of today’s attention will be given to Pathfinder Society RPG. I promise, as always, that I will not sugar coat my comments and will be true to myself and to you, my readers. I see lots of value in organized play that is run effectively and efficiently and I believe the folks over…