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Convention Gaming News

4 years of almost nothing should say something…

In the case of ConGregate, I am either a big failure or circumstances surrounding the convention are not conducive to a success gaming track.  Three of those four years, I gave it everything I could give. It was like squeezing

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Necropolis (ConCarolinas 2017)

SYSTEM: Call of Cthulhu 7e Another one of the canned adventures by Chaosium for the summer convention season, Necropolis is a short introductions adventure with a simple premise and straightforward purpose.  It is meant to help the players get used to

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The Dreaming Ward (ConCarolinas 2017)

SYSTEM: Call of Cthulhu 7e Chaosium released a few free adventures for the summer con season and I decided to run some of those.  Key word is that these are free.  You get what you pay for.  Although they are

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Alien Vs. Predator, The Hunt Begins, MACE West 2017

These are pictures of my playtest but I did play it at MACE West 2017 with 2 other players.  I want to like this game so much but I think it has its flaws.  Either that, or we are playing

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Star Trek Ascendancy, MACE West 2017

This is a great game!  It really has a Star Trek feel.  I plan to do a review of this but I really look forward to playing this more and more, especially with expansions.  The 3 player game is great

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Scythe, MACE West 2017

I plan to write a review of this game soon.  It has be torn.  It has a strong Euro feel but just enough player interaction and combat that it keeps my attention.  This was by far one of the best

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Legacy of the Führer 2: Ice Station Schatzgräber, MACE West 2017

I was very nervous going into this session because I made the mistake of talking it up.  I was really excited about it because it combined so many elements that I enjoy. I was lucky to get a great group

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Gaming Conventions vs. Gaming at Sci-Fi Fandom Conventions

I have been involved with this niche of a community for almost 20 years.  I have organized things from both ends of the spectrum.  I have seen events numbering in the dozens and I have seen events numbering in the

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Scythe, mini-mace 2017

This game has me torn.  I don’t necessarily like Euro-games.  Worker placement is not bad but the general race to the most points bothers me.  I need more player interaction and this one has some.  No dice rolling though.  Just

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Cults of Chaos: A Time of Harvest Episode 1

WHERE: MACE 2016 (Charlotte, NC) WHEN: November 11, 2016 SYSTEM/SETTING: Call of Cthulhu 7e/ 1930 America, Vermont Never thought I would get involved in with anything Organized Play but when Call of Cthulhu did it, I was all in.  They

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