All Articles about Gen Con 2016


Gen Con 2016: Godfather: A New Don

Godfather: A New Don is my favorite gateway game, and one of my favorite games thus far this year. Set in the beloved world of the movies directed by Francis Ford Coppola, and originally penned by…

October 13, 2016 | 01:00 EDT

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Gen Con 2016: Thief's Market Interview and Demo

Gen Con 2016 is rapidly becoming a distant memory, but many of the games that we saw and played at the show didn't hit store shelves until after the show was over. Such is the case for Thief's Market…

October 12, 2016 | 01:00 EDT

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Gen Con 2016 - Nephilim: Final Judgement

There is always one game that takes us completely by surprise at Gen Con, and 2016 was no exception. Had Mike from Bumblebear Games not emailed me a few weeks before the show, I would never have…

September 26, 2016 | 09:00 EDT


Gen Con 2016: Portal Games

Portal Games made a big splash at Gen Con 2016 with Cry Havoc and, even if that had been the only game they had shown, I'm sure that Gen Con would have been a resounding success for them. They did…

September 15, 2016 | 11:00 EDT

Gen Con 2016 Ice Cool

Gen Con 2016 - Ice Cool

Gen Con 2016 is no stranger to new and unique games for players to check out, play, and purchase. One of the games we checked out this year that was especially “cool” is Ice Cool, a game that has you…

September 7, 2016 | 11:00 EDT

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Gen Con 2016 - Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle

The Harry Potter franchise is beloved by countless people who grew up reading the books and watching the movies as they followed Harry Potter from "The boy who lived" through the final battle with…

August 15, 2016 | 09:00 EDT

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Gen Con 2016: Mythic Battles Pantheon First Look and Gameplay

Mythic Battles Pantheon stole the show at Gen Con 2016. All three of us working the convention unanimously agreed that it was the game we were most excited about after seeing it in action. The game…

August 13, 2016 | 11:00 EDT

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Gen Con 2016: Dark Souls Board Game Interview and Gameplay Demo

Dark Souls is a video game series that is extremely well-loved by scores of gamers. The name alone is enough to evoke powerful images in the minds of players who have spent hours upon hours exploring…

August 10, 2016 | 11:00 EDT

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Gen Con 2016: Kingdom Death Monster 1.4 and Invasion Expansion Interview

Kingdom Death Monster is aptly named. It is a mad monster of a game, both in physical size and in scale of gameplay. The game, which was brought to life via Kickstarter that took the boardgame world…

August 9, 2016 | 01:16 EDT

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Gen Con 2016 to Expand into Lucas Oil Stadium

Gen Con is the largest hobby gaming convention in North America, and with each year, it is growing in both the number of attendees as well as the number of events and exhibitors. The yearly event…

December 4, 2015 | 02:41 EST