Going to PAX Unplugged?

I’m heading to PAX Unplugged over in Philadelphia in just a few days! That’s a gaming convention that I feel is a whole bunch of companies going to a gaming convention to see what it’s all about, and that’s what it’s all about. From what I’ve gathered, it’s going to be like RinCon, but with a much bigger open gaming library.

So over on reddit, someone asked about what to expect at this, their first ever boardgaming convention. Specifically, should they rush to the expo hall to purchase new games and limited edition items at crazy steep discounts? I wrote a short answer that turned into a longer answer, which turned into something that’s would be it’s own blog post. Ta da!

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Thomas Was At Gen Con 2017: It Really Happened

Back from Gen Con and it was amazing. I’ve been to the show a few times before, mainly as a way to network — which is nearly impossible at the show for people new to the industry — and as part of a company. Now that I have several works published (and was there as a part of a company’s booth staff), network is so much easier.

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Thomas at Gen Con 2017: It’s Really Happening

It’s been four years since I’ve been at Gen Con. Time to return.

I’ll be arriving late on Wednesday, so I might be at the DJA, but will probably be getting into the hotel sometime after the award has been handed out. I don’t have a clear favorite in this one, but I’m leaning towards Gloomhaven or Gen Con getting the award this year. Nothing is really jumping out at me as in prior years.


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