Category: Conventions

Old or New, A Convention Question

Today I get in a car and start driving towards Columbus, Ohio with a couple of good friends and all the supplies I need to survive five days of gaming awesomeness that is Origins Game Fair. Heck, by the time I woke up today, there were already early nerds a couple hours into the first games of the...

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Running GAGG XVIII: An Esteamed Convention

Hello, everybody! SUNY Geneseo’s annual gaming convention, Running GAGG, was a thing that happened over the weekend. It was also, apparently, my 10th year attending! Wow! This year, I also brought my friend Kat with me, and it was her first gaming convention. I asked her the Wednesday before the...

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Eating Well at the Con

Running GAGG is rapidly approaching at the end of January, and the pre-registration for GenCon also opens up near the end of this month. Time to start prepping for this year’s conventions! One thing I have been taking into consideration this year is my own eating habits at conventions....

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Women at the Gaming Table

Recently 3 of the 5 Princesses went to Con on the Cob, a convention in Akron, OH and my very favorite con. The creator of the con asked people to volunteer to do a panel.  So naturally I took the bull by the horns and volunteered us. ((Next time I’ll ask first I swear.)) So here we have the...

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Heroes of Cosplay: A personal reflection

Syfy channel has been coming out with some really great shows for nerds recently. Face Off is one of their great Reality TV shows that I watch regularly and their new show Heroes of Cosplay comes on right after and hooked me immediately. I love seeing the process of getting these costumes ready...

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GenCon 2013 Overview

On Tuesday, August 13th, five of us piled our nerd-selves into a van with our dice bags and brains. Since all of us are nerds we didn’t run out of things to talk about; everything from making fun of our GPS for not knowing the right way, to the differences between political groups in the US. Even...

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Visual GenCon ’13 Recap

This year marked my eighth consecutive GenCon. When I realized that, I was surprised, since 2006, my first GenCon, doesn’t seem that long ago. The math doesn’t lie, though. In just two more years, I’ll hit a full decade of attendance, so there’s no way I can consider myself a rookie...

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It Came From The Stew Pot

Hey you. Yeah, you. Do you know about Gnomecast 21? Why isn’t it in the archives? What are they hiding? If you value your safety… don’t go searching for Gnomecast 21…

Gnomecast 21 poster with a beared gnome and the words "I survived Gnomecast #21

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