Gen Con 2013 draws near and here is my yearly list of all the vendors attending Gen Con 2013. If you see any errors or omissions, please drop me a line. Trask, The Last Tyromancer http://10x10room.com/ Online role-playing game tools Abbots Hollow Studios Using leather and creative imagination to create fantastical creatures, faces, potion […]
Before the jump, I’ll summarize by saying that the unveiling was disappointing but not unexpected. What I found surprising was the level of rage generated by serious journalists and their claim that said rage was a reflection of them being taken seriously as journalists. I really wish someone with a modicum of perspective would comment […]
I admit being probably one of the few people that found Star Trek: Into Darkness disappointing. It’s not altogether a bad film, just one that misses the mark and doesn’t live up to its full potential. Part of this problem is its half-hearted and misguided attempts at fan service and its insistence on milking key […]
Dark Horizons is reporting Wizards took legal action to prevent the recently announced reboot of the “Dungeons and Dragons” movie from the producers of the last two films. I am rooting for Hasbro on this one. The last two films were crimes against cinema and with a track record that poor I would sue to […]
Choice is usually a good thing. I sometimes like hamburgers and sometime hot dogs. Having a choice between two options is nice and gives a sense of control to my life. A sense of control that evaporated when I once again undertook the arduous process of choosing events for Gen Con 2013. Every year I […]
Before I address this topic, I have to come clean about the “question.” Basically, I was curious about why anyone would pre-order a game in an encroaching digital future. I was also curious if companies are really required to offer them anymore. Initially, the reasons for pre-ordering were two-fold. Firstly, it was a way for […]
The Gen Con 2013 Events are posted! Trask.
Over the years I have covered some notable legal issues that directly impact the gaming industry and once again Battlefoam is back in the news. Here is a quick summary with helpful numbers to keep the order straight. 1. The Blood of Kittens blog (allegedly) said some unflattering things about Battlefoam and its owner. 2. […]