Category: conventions

SHUX 2022 Retrospective

Last weekend, for the first time in almost three years, I actually went to a game convention. COVID really did put a damper on things. SHUX is the Shut Up & Sit Down gaming convention held at the Convention Centre in my home town… Continue Reading “SHUX 2022 Retrospective”

Stories from Boardgame Cons

This last weekend was the virtual edition of OrcaCon. Since I was spending the weekend doing things with my wife, I didn’t take part, but seeing the tweets and Discord messages from them just brought it all to mind. If it wasn’t for this… Continue Reading “Stories from Boardgame Cons”

Terminal City Tabletop Convention – Vancouver

Ah, the smell of new games being opened. The sound of people sitting at a table, chatting. Or perhaps one person talking, teaching others how to play the game that’s sitting in front of them. I had that experience this past weekend at the… Continue Reading “Terminal City Tabletop Convention – Vancouver”

Dragonflight 39 – Another Successful Convention

Every August, there is a wonderful boardgaming convention in Bellevue, Washington, called Dragonflight. It’s been held at the Hilton hotel there, and I’ve been going to it since 2015. This past weekend was the 2018 version of it, and it was just as much… Continue Reading “Dragonflight 39 – Another Successful Convention”