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Nexus Game Fair Returns

After a 12 year hiatus, a summer gaming convention returns to the city of Milwaukee with the inaugural show of Nexus Game Fair which is set for June 19-22, 2014. With hundreds of individual even “Gamers are interested in affordable, centrally located destinations,” says show founder Chris Hoffner, “and Milwaukee has both great history and nostalgia for game conventions, having hosted both the Gen Con... read more

GenCon 2013 – D&D Play Experience

I got my introduction to role playing games like many of my era, playing the Red Box back in 1979-1980.  This opened the door to a whole new world of games to me that eventually led me to play other stuff like Traveller, Gamma World and just about everything Avalon Hill put out at that time.  I owe my passion for gaming essentially to TSR and D&D. These days I’m playing Pathfinder after my... read more

GenCon 2013 – Epic Start!

The doors to GenCon 2013 have opened and the organizers of this enormous event never stop amazing me!  After arriving to Indy an hour later than planned because I somehow failed to include time zones in my scheduling process, I had to sprint from my car to the Convention Center with just 20 minutes left before my first scheduled activity.  As I ran through the doors all I could wish for was a large... read more

GenCon Road Trip!

Gamers, it is time to make the annual pilgrimage to that mega-dungeon on the planes – GenCon 2013!  The Twitterverse is already ablaze with Tweets from people around the world eagerly boarding planes or hopping into cars for that grand journey to America’s midwest.  I won’t be leaving until Wednesday evening since I am fortunate enough to only be a few hours away, so I need to survive... read more

GenCon – Where to Eat?

As I get ready to travel down to GenCon in just a few short weeks (Cheer!), I started to look into places I can eat near the convention center and have decided to share my findings.  Last year’s Con left me feeling pretty crappy at the end of the day since I ate mostly at the vendors in the building, not the best decision I’ve made.  So this year I’m on a mission to eat health and avoid... read more
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