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Iron GM at Gencon 2013-- A Review and a Bit of a Rant

Iron GM at Gencon 2013– A Review and a Bit of a Rant

I lost Iron GM.  Let me get the suspense out of the way immediately.  There is no surprise ending here, just my thoughts on the event, how it runs and how it might be improved (see the rant section at the bottom of the post.)  This is a fairly detailed description of the event because […]

Gen Con 2013 Report--The Games We Played

Gen Con 2013 Report–The Games We Played

Gen Con 2013 is over! I say that with a heavy heart because this is one of the best Gen Cons I attended.  I played a multitude of games, did battle at Iron GM and haunted the vendor area looking for ways to spend my hard earned money.  This is my first report of what […]

Gen Con 2013 Exhibitors and Vendor Link List with Descriptions

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 […]

Paizo Becomes Co-Sponsor of Gen Con

Looks like Paizo is going big this year at Gen Con. Bigger booth and a three-year sponsorship deal. Here is the announcement.   Paizo Publishing and Gen Con Reach Multi-Year Co-Sponsorship Agreement SEATTLE (January 22, 2013) – Paizo Publishing®, LLC, publisher of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, has announced an on-going partnership with Gen Con LLC, […]

Gen Con 2012–The Final Report–Part 2

Yesterday focused more on the vendors and my purchases. Today is all about the specific events and the promised “worst con game session ever.”    Thursday started off with “Firefly Hero.” We hopped aboard “Serenity” and tried to make a living being bad men while avoid the Alliance. By some miracle I wound up with […]

Gen Con 2012--The Final Report--Part 1

Gen Con 2012–The Final Report–Part 1

Gen Con 2012 is over and this is my report on the weekend’s festivities. The information appears in no particular order.   Wizards of the Coast starts our report with the release of a new “Dungeon Command” set “Tyranny of Goblins.” I played with my cohort Werlen, who is a massive miniature fan, especially the […]

Gen Con 2012 Exhibitor List Posted

Gen Con 2012 Exhibitor List Posted

This is not the link list I put together. That will go up in a couple of days. It is just a list, but it is better than nothing until I get a better list up. Here is the link:   Gen Con 2012 Exhibitor List PDF     Trask, The Last Tyromancer

Gen Con 2012 Ticket Assault Completed

For those that missed it, this morning was the kickoff of Gen Con 2012 event registration. Hopefully you registered because the events went fast. Really fast. Werlen and I were waiting at exactly 0900 and clicked simultaneously on the “submit wishlist” button. He got 154th place in the queue. I got 750th! So much for […]

Gen Con 2012 Hotel Update 2–Downtown Rooms Still Available

Shock! After years of logging in and attacking the housing portal at the moment it goes live to get a decent hotel room, this year was totally different. There are still rooms available at downtown hotels 8 hours after hotel registration began! This is unprecedented in my experience attending Gen Con. So, if you still […]

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