#RPGaDAY2015, Day 16: Longest Game Session

I don't recall what was the longest game session I've played—the first time I encountered a roleplaying game I was twelve or thirteen and I know that I've experienced quite a bit of gaming since then. Games in college would last up to six hours with my friends and I gathering for an afternoon (and the requisite pizza break). But, none really stood out as a long game session. Maybe that thing back in high school. I still remember the last name of the guy who invited everyone over: Smet. SmetCon was this guy inviting over two or three groups of gamers to his house one weekend afternoon, where he was going to run us through an adventure. Perhaps a dozen players were there. Make the most powerful AD&D character you can at whatever level. So I made a druid, which I never played before, but at that level would have been super powerful if any element of the adventure took place...
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Gen Con 2013: Regret and Joy, Work and Play

Gen Con 2013: Regret and Joy, Work and Play

Gen Con 2013 was full of regret, for the people I didn't get to meet; full of joy, for the simple acts of kindness and generosity. Gen Con 2013 was full of work, with all my free time eaten up; full of play, when free time actually was free. It was an amazing show, and one that I nearly didn't attend. Luckily, things feel together not exactly at the last minute, so there I was, in Indianapolis with the best weather I've experienced for the convention. Continue reading “Gen Con 2013: Regret and Joy, Work and Play” »...
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Gen Con schedule!

Gen Con schedule!

Tuesday, August 13 Hey, I'll be arriving around seven in the evening! Contact me if you want to meet up! Wednesday, August 14 9 PM: The Diana Jones Award ceremony/party Thursday, August 15 Exhibit Hall Hours: Generally, I'll be in The Bob & Angus booth in the Mayfair Games area. I'm working with Pulp Gamer this convention, which is providing video support for Mayfair Games, which leads me to the first big thing: 6 PM: Mayfair Games Block Party A free event open to the public on Georgia Street (where the food trucks are). You'll probably see me in either a red and black Pulp Gamer shirt or a blue Mayfair Games shirt. Either way, I'll be lugging a camera around on my shoulder, filming you! Friday, August 16 Exhibit Hall Hours: The Bob & Angus Show booth in the Mayfair Games area in the morning, then again in the last two hours. Drop by and chat! Or stare and point. 7 PM: Running a game at ICC 112 I'll be running a...
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