New York City has a great many weekly gaming events, groups and meet-ups that happen on a regular basis. Last week I went to a few focused on designers who were in the beta and development phases of their designs. It's always interesting to be around folks in the early stages of an idea.
These days Gaming conventions are clearly something of a cottage industry. Hardly a week goes by where I don't hear about a new con kicking-off somewhere nearby (who would have guessed those plastic ponies I grew up with in the '80's would become such a cult among middle-aged males in the early 21st Century?). But … Continue reading Anonycon 2014 Wrap-up & An Interview with a Volunteer
Maybe it’s the because the arguably most well-known Table-top/Role-playing convention in the North-East falls on the July 4 weekend, the country’s Independence Day, but my recent trek out to Jersey for this years Dexcon brought with it a strange but welcome moment of reflection about the landscape beyond the Convention itself. First, DexCon 17 was … Continue reading Beyond the Con – DexCon 17
Attending the event this past weekend up in Stamford Connecticut, I took the MetroNorth train from Grand Central out of New York City. It was a quick trip, my first on the Metro and I arrived at Stamford well ahead of the start time for the Con; I had signed up for a game session … Continue reading Post-Anonycon: The Wrap-Up