Tag: GenCon

Board Game Roundup: Best 5-player games

5 can be an awkward number as many games can only play up to 4, or work best with an even number of players.  But 5 is the perfect number for many great games: Colt Express (2014) First off, Colt Express is a great game.  It’s a fun, quick (under 1 hour) little romp where …

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Every year is different, every year is awesome: GenCon 2018 review

The 1670 crew had another great GenCon in 2018, with 7 of us winning tournaments, running tournaments, demoing games, meeting some of the best known game designers, and generally having a ton of fun in the best 4 days of gaming. If you consider yourself a serious gamer and haven’t been to GenCon, let me …

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Terraforming Mars Championship at GenCon Aug 2-4

If you’re going to GenCon this year from Aug 2-5, there’s still time to get in on the Terraforming Mars Championship, officially sanctioned by Stronghold Games! Sign up now! If you’re thinking of going to GenCon, it’s not too late to get tickets. Get a badge! Join the wait list at hotels — things typically will …

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We came, we saw, we conquered: GenCon50 Review

This was my first GenCon in several years after going something 5 straight years from 2009-2014 and it has really evolved into one of the best things on the planet.  If you consider yourself a serious gamer and you’ve never gone, consider making the pilgrimage just once in your life.  This year, we had in …

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