Conventions

AcadeCon 2017: Kristen’s Recap

AcadeCon 2017: Kristen’s Recap

Peder and I have a second year of AcadeCon under our belts! And I’m happy to report that it was even more fun the second time around. Having a better sense of the Dayton area and what it has to offer, being familiar with the […]

AcadeCon 2017: Peder’s Recap

AcadeCon 2017: Peder’s Recap

We’re back from AcadeCon again. And once again, it was a blast, and this time I didn’t end up giving myself con-crud. I want to run down a handful of highlights: Highlight #1: Running a one-shot for the second time. This w\game that went in […]

CONvergence 2017 Roundup

CONvergence 2017 Roundup

It’s that time of year again, folks! Peder and I just spent a fantastic long weekend at CONvergence, one of the largest nerdy conventions that takes place in the Twin Cities. In my opinion, it was one of our best cons yet, made all the […]

AcadeCon Roundup: Age of Rebellion

AcadeCon Roundup: Age of Rebellion

One of the great gaming systems Peder and I got to try out at AcadeCon (and the last to talk about in our lineup!) was one that we’ve been wanting to try for quite a while – Star Wars: Age of Rebellion! Really, we were looking […]

AcadeCon Round-Up: Looking Forward

AcadeCon Round-Up: Looking Forward

So, Kristen is going to do a couple of write-ups on the game system that she played while I ran a con game, and then the Star Wars system, so I’m wrapping up with some advice on going to conventions that I’ve learned from this […]

AcadeCon Roundup: Cold Steel Wardens

AcadeCon Roundup: Cold Steel Wardens

I had a great time at all of the sessions I was a part of at AcadeCon, but I have to say that I think the Cold Steel Wardens session I played in was my favorite. That session was my first time trying out an […]

AcadeCon Round-up: Nefertiti Overdrive

AcadeCon Round-up: Nefertiti Overdrive

Kristen is going to be writing a post on the Cold Steel Wardens and Fantasy Flight Star Wars RPG, and I get to cover Nefertiti Overdrive. Nefertiti Overdrive is a story driven game where the more  you describe, the better chance you have. The game […]

AcadeCon Round-Up: Dungeons and Dinosaurs

AcadeCon Round-Up: Dungeons and Dinosaurs

Huzzah, it’s another post! So continuing on the theme of AcadeCon, we wanted to talk about some specific things, the different games that we played, and what they are like. The first game that Kristen and I play, you might have heard of the system, […]

AcadeCon Roundup: Peder’s Take

AcadeCon Roundup: Peder’s Take

Alright, we are back after a week (or so) of being away. This is because we were at AcadeCon, which if you follow me on twitter, you definitely could have seen, also, I talked about it in the last video that I did. Quick recap: […]

AcadeCon Roundup: Kristen’s Take

AcadeCon Roundup: Kristen’s Take

Peder and I have now returned from our first AcadeCon experience — and what an experience it was! AcadeCon (pronounced like the first three syllables from the word “academy” + con) is a small (and growing) convention run by the RPG Academy. It was held in Dayton, […]