Category: Conventions

Geek-Craft Goes To Gen Con 2016 3

Gen Con 2016 Games Played and Acquired

I got a lot of games at Gen Con 2016. No, really a LOT of games. But I also got to play some games, and while talking about purchases is fun, I’d like to¬†discuss the games I got to play and what I thought about them. Some of the games are out now, some won’t be out until later this year, but I had a...

Origins 2016 1

Origins 2016 – Back with a Vengeance

I spent June 15th through 19th in Columbus, OH for my ninth Origins Game Fair. I love Origins, and this year felt busier than ever. While there were only¬†15,480 attendees, it felt like there were more people there over the course of the convention. But enough about the people, let’s talk about the games at Origins 2016!

Geek-Craft goes to Unpub 0

Unpub 6 – The Best 2 Days in Unfinished Gaming

Unpub is one of my favorite conventions because it’s a chance to play games before they’re finished and anyone who attends can help influence a game into what it will eventually become. The convention is free for anyone to attend and play games, which means it’s a great opportunity to also increase knowledge of our hobby. I got to play a lot of great games...

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Gen Con – 61,423 attendees

I’m a bit late talking about my Gen Con haul, but it was a blast. 61,423 gamers attended, up 9% from 2014, and the halls felt as packed as ever!

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Origins 2015 is coming

Origins is just two weeks away. While it won’t quite compare to the events of last year, Origins 2015 is looking to be a lot of fun. I’m excited by a number of games that’ll be shown in Columbus.

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Unpub 5 – A follow up

We’re back from Unpub 5 and we played a lot of interesting games. I want to talk about those games and about the convention and why you should consider Unpub in 2016, whether you’re a publisher, established designer, budding designer, or player.