Vox Republica 075: Con Salvation

Episode 075

Pax East looms large before us, and it brings up a good point: larger conventions can be maze of events, scheduling, logistics, and sensory overload. We share some of the things we do – or try to do – when staring down so many possibilities on how to spend our time.

Length: 32:57

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DESCRIPTION: Erin and Ryan discuss how to get the most out of your friendly local gaming convention, including tips for making it through the day and figuring out what to see. They also talk Pax East and what they’ve been playing lately.



  • Vault Wars by Floodgate Games
  • Five Fingered Severance by Minion Games
  • Vanished Planet by Vanished Planet Games


  • We head to PAX East!


  • How to get the most from a convention
    • Going to cons is a huge part of gaming for many.
    • How can you decide what to do?
    • What’s worth your time – and what isn’t?
    • We offer some of our personal methods for navigating them.


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Audio Credits: Intro music track is “Swing!” by Bargo!, used under Creative Commons license.