The Ol’ PAX Sidestep: A PAX East 2016 Recap

Spring in New England is typically a joyous time. It’s a time when the trees start budding, the birds migrate home, and the seemingly endless grey skies of winter are pierced by what we remember is called sunlight, raining down...
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Finding Your Convention

What is your favorite convention? That’s a common question in the gaming world, names bandied about as if comparing your favorite movies or restaurants. Yet just like movie genres, it’s not always that easy to perfectly compare one to another....
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Finding My Way Through PAX East 2014: A Recap

When I was young, my parents occasionally took the family to amusement parks. It often was a best of both worlds scenario, because, as anyone with multiple siblings can attest, agreeing on any family outing can be more like a...
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The Big Damn Recap of Gen Con 2013

By now, several sites are already going over games that has been deemed the hot games of the convention, along with those that may not be so enticing. I feel that our latest podcast covers our take on that part...
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Confessions of a Gen Con Neophyte

This week, all of the the perennial attendees will be parsing the things they liked at Gen Con 2013 versus the things they didn’t in great detail. There will be detractors who will elaborate on how Thing A was better...
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The Emperor’s & Gamer’s New Clothes

Now that the gates have closed and the last invisible horse has crossed the imaginary finish line, it’s time to discuss the effect of the Emperor’s New Clothes on our subculture. If you’ve been following the Kickstarter campaign for Emperor’s...
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