Category Archives: Conventions

#36 – Playin’ and Slayin’ – A Gen Con Icarus Meltdown

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Another Gen Con in the books!  The guys share everything that was the “Best Four Days in Gaming”.  We are honored to be joined in-studio by “the Intern” Brice. He and Ty recount their adventures at Midwest Meltdown (congrats Wisko Kings!).  Finally in Play it or Slay it we review the storytelling game Icarus.

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Segment Timestamps

00:13:00: Midwest Meltdown
01:08:30: Gen Con 2019
02:18:50: Icarus Review

Things we’ve been playin’ and slayin’ (show notes)

Upcoming Events

  • NashCon Aug 23-25
  • DragonFall Oct 25-27
  • GameholeCon Oct 31- Nov 3
  • Holy Havoc Nov 2-3

#35 – Playin’ and Slayin’ – Aetherium RPG Interview

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The Terrible Trio becomes the Fab Five as Aaron Darland and Paul DK from Anvil 8 Games join us to discuss the brand new Aetherium Roleplaying Game.  The guys also give a preview of what they will be up to at Gen Con next week.  And if that wasn’t enough Ty also attempts the long-awaited growler challenge.  Enjoy the ride.

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Segment Timestamps

56:25 Aetherium RPG interview
1:52:17 Gen Con Preview

Things we’ve been playin’ and slayin’ (show notes)

 

Gen Con

  • Anvil 8 Games – Booth 1520
  • Alayna Danner – Artist Alley Table #09
  • Brotherwise Games – Booth #237

 

Upcoming Events

  • Gen Con – Aug 1 – 4
  • NashCon Aug 23-25
  • DragonFall Oct 25-27
  • GameholeCon Oct 31- Nov 3
  • Holy Havoc Nov 2-3

#34 – Playin’ and Slayin’ – Summer Time and the Livin’ is Easy

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It’s the first episode of the summer! We talk about some recent conventions we attended, Nexus and Origins.  Reveal more about our lists of 10 games we love which we shared on Twitter and in “Play it or Slay it” we review the D&D GM Accessory Treasure Decks from Nord Games.

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Our theme music is by FADEBACK

Things we’ve been playin’ and slayin’ (show notes)

Upcoming Events

  • Midwest Meltdown -July 27-29th Bloomington, IL
  • Gen Con – Aug 1 – 4
  • NashCon Aug 23-25th

#25 – Playin’ and Slayin’ – Ministomp Interview

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We’re back and we’ve been busy.  This episode we cover our visits to Essen Spiel, DragonFall, Holy Havoc and GameholeCon.  We also have a conversation with the incomparable Landmine from Ministomp and discuss the greatness of the miniature gaming community, hobby projects, and of course beer.  Finally, we have a Play it or Slay it/Resurrection review of The Resistance.

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Our theme music is by FADEBACK

Things we’ve been playin’ and slayin’ (show notes)

Upcoming Events

  • Board Game with Beverages  Nov 30  Milwaukee WI
  • Midwinter Gaming Convention – Jan 10th – 13th, 2019
  • Adepticon 2019 – Mar 27th -31st
  • Brewcity Brawl 2019 – May 17-19

#21 – Playin’ and Slayin’ – Gen Con Champions

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Another Gen Con has come and gone.  The guys recall their adventures at the greatest four days of gaming and review a few of the games they played there: Reef, Tiny Epic Zombies, Shogunate and many others.  In “Play it or Slay It” this time they review the new Age of Sigmar themed TCG released at Gen Con, Warhammer: Champions.

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Our theme music is by FADEBACK

Things we’ve been playin’ and slayin’ (show notes)

Upcoming Events

Chaos GT Oct 6-7 Huntsville AL
FlatCon October 12-14 Interstate Center, Bloomington, IL
RockCon Oct 19-21
Dragonfall – Oct 19-21 Elmhurst, Ill
Essen Oct 25-28
Holy Havoc  – Nov 2-4th
GameholeCon Nov 8-11

#20 – Playin’ and Slayin’ – Gen Con 51 Prepisode

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It’s time for the annual Gen Con Prepisode!  The guys preview some of the new games they will be looking to check out at this year’s Gen Con and provide some tips and tricks to navigating the best four days of gaming with 60,000 other people.  But that’s not all. This episode Ty also recaps his adventures playing AoS at Midwest Meltdown.

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Our theme music is by FADEBACK

Things we’ve been playin’ and slayin’ (show notes)

Gen Con 2018 Things to Check out

Gen Con Featured Artist – Alayna Danner

Sun King Brewery – Everlasting Gamer

Upcoming Events

GenCon Aug 2-5
FlatCon October 12-14, 2018, Interstate Center, Bloomington, IL
RockCon Oct 19-21
Dragonfall – Oct 19-21 Elmhurst, Ill
Essen Oct 25-28
Holy Havoc  – Nov 2-4th
GameholeCon Nov 8-11