This is going to be the last of the Gen Con 50 round up posts I think. There's only two places I want to talk about that I haven't really done so yet. The first is the First Exposure hall, which is - I feel - something of a hidden gem for how fun it is. The second is the vendor hall, which some would argue is the whole point of going to Gen Con.


Gen Con Round Up Part 2 - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Thu 24 August 2017 by A.L. from Reality Refracted

I'm not sure if I've done this before, and right now I don't have the time to go back and check. However, I like the idea of breaking down a review of the entire Gen Con experience this year into three categories: good, bad, and ugly and ...

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Gen Con Round Up - Part 1

Tue 22 August 2017 by A.L. from Reality Refracted

Gen Con is over and I'm back home. We got in on Monday around 3-4 in the morning, and with yesterday something of a delirious haze now in the past I find myself collecting thoughts on what was a pleasant con experience for the most part. As my schedule ...

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Gen Con Day 1 Recap

Thu 17 August 2017 by A.L. from Reality Refracted

Today felt like a really quick day, but I also feel like I accomplished like 90% of what I really wanted to do this convention. Namely, I managed to play some 7th Sea which was fun, and I acquired a copy of the L5R boxed set.

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Getting The Money Home

Mon 14 August 2017 by A.L. from Reality Refracted

There is a reason stories often end when they do. You know the moment: the dragon is dead, the evil army defeated, and the heroes are standing in front of a giant pile of treasure that's bigger than any could hope to spend in ten life times. It's ...

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Next Week On Hiatus

Sun 13 August 2017 by A.L. from Reality Refracted

As I said on Wednesday, next week is GenCon. If nothing else that means posts here become even more irregular. While I hope to have an update up on Monday, and maybe some final thoughts going into the event for Wednesday, I make no guarantees.

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1 Week 'Til GenCon

Tue 08 August 2017 by A.L. from Reality Refracted

It's 1 week until GenCon. The show is sold out too. I'm not even sure what that means, aside from it's probably going to be croweded. There are literally thousands of games being run and everything from table top RPGs, to LARPs, to board games, to card ...

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