Tag Archives: GenCon

SDCC vs. Gen Con: Who Wins?

SDCC vs. Gen Con: Who Wins?

Comic Con or Gen Con? Our guest poster picks Gen Con, and here’s why. Read More

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5 Things You Must Do at GenCon

5 Things You Must Do at GenCon

GenCon, held each summer in Indianapolis, Indiana, touts itself as “The Best Four Days in Gaming.” The focus isn’t on video games, but on board games, card games, role-playing games, and miniature wargames. It’s the unplugged game convention and it is a massive affair. You cannot possibly see and do it all, but having just come back from my fifth GenCon, these are five things that should definitely be on your list. Read More

The GeekMoms Podcast Episode #2: Zombies, Dragon*Con and Autographs!

In episode two Nicole Wakelin and “Chaos” Mandy Horetski talk about the perils and benefits of exposing your kids to zombie cosplay, attending Dragon*Con while pregnant (it can be done) and the fun of collecting autographs. Questions? Thoughts? Suggestions? Email podcast@geekmom.com (Note: Mandy was bit soft at the start, but it levels out within a minute or… Read More

Game Review: Star Trek Fleet Captains

One of the benefits of attending GenCon is that you can pick up copies of games before they’re scheduled to be in retail stores. I walk through the aisles very carefully, trying not to be lured in by something that I can simply buy as soon as I get home. Star Trek Fleet Captains, by… Read More