Gen Con

Sneak Peek: Gaming with GeekDad at Gen Con

Gen Con 2019 is nearly upon us, and the GeekDad team is excited for so many reasons - not the…

Gen Con 2017: Talking and Testing ‘Tunnels & Trolls’

When I played the demo version of the Tunnels & Trolls Adventures app at last year's Gen Con, I was…

Gen Con Info Dump (With Photos!), Part 3

Let's wrap up the Gen Con Info Dump with Saturday and Sunday!

Gen Con 2017: Steve Jackson Games – ‘Munchkin’ and More

I always look forward to visiting the Steve Jackson Games team at Gen Con. Here's what's new this year!

Side-by-Side Comparison: ‘Frostgrave’/’Ghost Archipelago’ (Plus Battle Report!)

One of the highlights of my Gen Con 50 trip was getting to play a game of 'Frostgrave' with its…

Gen Con Info Dump (With Photos!), Part 2

Welcome back to my Day 2 Gen Con recap!

Gen Con Info Dump (With Photos!), Part 1

I've got a pile of photos and stories from Gen Con, so let's dive in! Here's Day 1 (and a…

The Getting Excited for Gen Con 50 Super-MEGA Post

It's our annual post of all the things all the GeekDads are looking forward to seeing at Gen Con. This…

NASCRAG: 38 Gen Con Years and Counting

If role-playing at Gen Con is your thing, you might look into putting some table time with NASCRAG on your…

Con*Quest Journals’ 50th Anniversary Gen Con Journal Is Here!

Con*Quest Journals is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Gen Con by offering up a new licensed journal for Gen Con…

It’s Time to Pre-Register for Gen Con 50!

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Gen Con, the biggest tabletop gaming convention in North America, and it's time…

5 Family-Friendly Games You Can Learn and Play in Under 30 Minutes

Don't have much time? Here are five family-friendly games, discovered at Gen Con. Each can be taught and played in…

Gen Con 2016 in Photos, Part 4

Here's the last day of my Gen Con 2016 photo recap!

GeekDad’s 2016 ‘True Dungeon’ Adventure

GeekDad ventures into 'True Dungeon' to challenge the scary things bumping around in the dark once again. And, spoiler alert,…

Gen Con 2016 in Photos, Part 3

Time for Day 3 of my Gen Con photo recap! It's Saturday—and the crowds just get bigger.

Gen Con 2016: MetaArcade Platform Demo

GeekDad test-drives MetaArcade's digital edition of a classic 'Tunnels & Trolls' RPG solo adventure.

Gen Con 2016 Role-Playing Old and New

Role-playing at Gen Con is always a treat: This year, GeekDad John Booth learned the 41-year-old classic 'Tunnels & Trolls',…

My Gen Con 2016 Wrap-Up and Notes

It's been three weeks since I departed Indianapolis and left Gen Con 2016 for Atlanta; before memory fades too much,…

‘Munchkin’ at 15: A Gen Con Interview

Steve Jackson Games launched 'Munchkin' at Gen Con 2001—15 years prior to this year's recently-concluded convention—so naturally, it's time for…

My Flight to Gen Con 2016 (and Two Reviews)

On the morning of August 3rd, I was doing my last bit of packing and preparing to head to the…

Our Most Favorite Things About Gen Con, 2016 Edition

How is it possible for Gen Con to both feel too short and too long?

Gen Con or #GenCant? We’ve Got a Giveaway for You!

The tile-laying game, 'Tsuro,' has been doing really well on iOS and Android devices, and a new update makes it…

SDCC vs. Gen Con: Who Wins?

Comic Con or Gen Con? Our guest poster picks Gen Con, and here's why.

The Getting Excited for Gen Con 2016 Super-MEGA Post

What are the GeekDads excited about for Gen Con? The better question might be what aren't we excited about?! We…

Exploring the Gen Con Gamer’s Yearbook

Last year was my first time attending Gen Con. I was the Geekdad rookie, mouth wide open in awe as…

Sign Up to ‘Game with GeekDad’ at Gen Con!

Come play games with GeekDad at Gen Con. Just a few seats remain - sign up today!

Preparing for the Long Con: Convention Goer’s Checklist

Going to a convention this season? Here are some recommendations for what to bring and what to plan for.

Come Play Games with GeekDad at Gen Con

GeekDad will be hosting a couple of events at Gen Con this summer. Find out what, when, and why ...

Can You Beat ‘The Game’?

In Germany, 'The Game' plays YOU! At least, that's the gist of the blurb on the back of the German…

A Long Time Ago, in a Toy Store Far, Far Away…

During my first Gen Con a few weeks back, I had such a great time... and a large part of…

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