For those not in the know, here is a brief description of what, exactly, GenCon is;

It is a 4 day gaming convention, currently held in the hear of Indianapolis. Board games, card games, role playing games, both table top and live (LARP) are available for purchase and play-testing. All accessories required or wanted, as well as related apparel and knickknacks, can be found on the vendor floor, and several groups organize games of each category on an impressive scale. Guest artists and authors are present, and as with any type of remotely geeky convention, an ocean of cosplayers.

Last year, I had the privilege of attending as a Storyteller for an established group of LARPers. This year, I vaguely thought about returning as a player and actual con-goer. As a Storyteller, you don`t really get to enjoy much of the con. Your time is 95% claimed for the game you are running. Since this was a momentous year for the con, 50th year running, I got the brilliant idea of applying for a press badge. I thought this would be a great way to discover the con and interview some amazing guests and game developers. ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

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