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 Post subject: 2017 - Gencon 50!
PostPosted: Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:24 am 
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I could not miss this one. The stars aligned for a change.

All booked, scheduled, reserved, and ready to go. Anyone else thinking about it?

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 Post subject: Re: 2017 - Gencon 50!
PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:05 pm 
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When am I not thinking about it? But not for me this year unfortunately. However, I am already laying the ground work for next year. Everyone knows that the year after a big anniversary is better.

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Well, it was a successful Gencon.

All the 50th anniversary Gencon stuff was flying off the shelves. It was a deafening roar or 75,000 gamers screaming, "Shut up and take my money". The majority of vendors stretched out their stock so the New Hotness was available in small quantities each day, rather than running out on Thursday..

The gaming overflowed into the stadium behind the convention center, filling it to capacity. They may have to retract the stadium seats to make more room if attendance maintains these quantities.

Over 20 different food trucks were brought in for the masses, while the downtown embraced the gaming theme. Many businesses had dice made for the hungry nerds.

Official swag bags were still discontinued, but the coupon books were pretty handy. I maxed out my personal swag capacity for my luggage. Too much too see and play. The auction was primo, and I only spent three hours there all con. Between vending and auction, I managed to get a good mix of old and new gaming accessories.

And the adventure was stupid expensive. We need to coordinate a group effort again. Max an I had a great time. At the same time, I missed having friends to pal around with. I did run into some Wisconsin gamers. Most notably Atom at the Fez booth, and Cliff from my Dominos days (now a Shadowrun podcaster.


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Oh, I have a couple extra convention guides if anyone wants them. You can pick them up on the game night at my place that you attend. O:)


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Sounds awesome! Please let us see any pics you took!

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