While my coworkers Dana and Nate got press passes to go to Gen Con last weekend, there were other events happening elsewhere.
Despite a twelve hour car ride, no sleep, and running out of gas along the way, our staff are back in the Hudson Valley.
It's hard to believe that GenCon has been going on for fifty years, but here it is, and bigger than ever. While not always as flashy or as loud as the video game conventions, there is no denying its popularity and growing esteem.
Do you like heavy eurogames, dear reader? Do you salivate over glossy, oversized boxes filled to the brim with tight mechanics, eye-popping artwork, a solid theme, and the promise of crushing your friends with your superior intellect?
If you’ve tumbled down the rabbit hole that is collecting and playing modern board games, it’s only a matter of time until you come across the great beast that stalks us all.