Gencon 2016 quick thoughts

Gencon 2016 was so much better than last year. There are a bunch on contributing factors like us getting a room at The Westin, the closest possible hotel, some better planning, and Stephanie having better migraine medications, but there was one big reason. There was a big ‘ol colorful, smile-inducing pile of awesome games. Last year […]

This week in Eclectic Gaming 4/7: Adepticon+

Note, the above image is an entrant in the Crystal Brush Painting Competition from Adepticon, not mine. I wanted to start a new recurring feature on the site, covering my weekly exploits in gaming. Hopefully this will give you an idea of how my eclectic gaming tastes change week over week and show how some […]

Adepticon 2014 Day 1: Spectator Style

I was able to make it over to the first day of Adepticon yesterday. I’m not playing in any tournaments this year as I haven’t had a lot of time to invest in miniatures games since moving back to Chicagoland, but I still thought it would be interesting to check out. Thursday was a little […]

Extra life – Gaming for Childrens’ hospitals

This weekend my wife, friends and I will be having a gaming marathon for Extra Life. If you aren’t familiar with it, it is a 24 hour gaming marathon which works like a walk-a-thon.  You get people to pledge money to you for how much you games.  It started off as a video game thing […]

Episode 6 – TempleCon

In this episode of The Eclectic Gamer Podcast I discuss my trip to TempleCon including a Warmachine tournament, the Board Game Library and game demos. Download it here.