Conventions

TennoCon 2020 – First Thoughts

You had me at ‘hello’, Digital Extremes! TennoCon 2020 was mind-blowing to say the least. “The Heart of Deimos” introduces a new open world, a new warframe called Xaku, and a long-awaited revamp of the ‘new player experience’ – and...

Dragonfire 2019 in Review

Dragonfire is done! I’m really happy with how everything went. I have lots of ideas and plans for next year (like starting to prep WAY in advance). Fortunately, I’ll be sharing some of that right here on the blog, so...

A few practical considerations

This week’s blog was going to be about preparing to run a module at a convention, but then the most marvellous thing happened. Someone asked me for advice about running a module – specifically Death House, which I’ve run several...

Preparing for GenCon Online

Last week, I attended my first international convention, and had a great time. Although it all took place on-line and in another timezone, I managed to play in three different games, using entirely different rule systems, and all it cost...

Sad Shirts @ FanCon

Our friends over at Sad Shirts have been busy, busy, busy! Running a handcrafted shirt shop takes a lot of work, but they’ve been especially busy recently, getting ready for FanCon. In the words of their illustrious brand designer, Sad...

From the Vaults: HorrorFest 2008

Remember how I said that I’ve known Paul and Sonja from the HorrorFest for a long time? Well, here’s proof! The following article was originally posted on channel24.co.za (when they still paid freelancers for articles), in October 2008. I co-wrote...