Mike’s Gen Con 50 Preview

The Board Game Geek Gen Con Preview recently went up. I’ve brought it upon myself in years past to sift through this preview and give what I think are the highlights for those making their way to Indianapolis. When I’ve done this before, I’ve tried to give some time for the … Continue reading

Mike’s Gen Con 2016 Preview

Now that we have passed Origins, and some are still dealing with the inevitable con-crud and exhaustion that comes from returning to the real world, it’s time to start talking about the next big event for gaming releases – Gen Con. Every board gaming media personality worth their salt will … Continue reading

Persist and Survive Together

I’ve previously written about how playing a game allows you to see life from another perspective. Mostly this is through sharing the experiences of the other people at the table, but sometimes the mechanisms and components of the game themselves offer a chance to participate in a powerful story. They ask … Continue reading

Mike’s Gencon Preview

The web is filled with Gencon previews as we walk in the shadow of the best for days of gaming. Dozens of games will be released, demoed, and previewed at convention, so while I won’t be commenting on every title that is getting a reveal there, I thought I would point out some … Continue reading