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Gen Con 2017 Live Blog: Day Three!

Gen Con 2017 Live Blog: Day Three!

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Join Ben, Justin, Dawn & Gianna as they head out to Indianapolis in the USA to cover Gen Con! Today is the third day and we’re all very excited to see what's popped up on the show floor as we get towards the weekend.

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Gen Con 2017

Gen Con is held in Indianapolis and will run from August 17th – 20th. Featuring 500+ exhibiting companies from the game industry, award-winning authors and artists, costumed attendees, more than 19,000 events, a Family Fun Pavilion, and the debut of exciting new games, Gen Con truly is The Best Four Days in Gaming!

Check Out The Exhibition Hall Map

Make sure to stick with BoW throughout the event as they cover all the awesomeness across four days via the Live Blogs.

Get commenting with what you want to see!

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Welcome To Day Three Of Gen Con 2017!

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Welcome to Day Three of Gen Con 2017 here in Indianapolis over in the USA! We've got plenty more for you to get stuck into throughout the day with competition prizes for you to snap up.

We are also going to be taking you beyond the bounds of the convention centre and checking out the Lucas Oil Stadium (it's more of an Ultramarine stadium we think...).

The Crowds Are MASSIVE Today - Saturday Is (Good) Chaos

The Crowds Are MASSIVE Today - Saturday Is (Good) Chaos5 Comments
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Talking Star Trek Ascendancy Expansions With GF9 + Win An Epic Bundle!

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We got to talk with John Paul Brisigotti about what's coming out soon for Star Trek Ascendancy including expansions for the Ferengi and the Cardassians.

As well as that they have plans for an awesome appearance from the Borg who change the game entirely and spin things on its head.

You can also win by commenting on this video to get your hands on Star Trek: Ascendancy Expansions, A Con Exclusive Naked Mal & Four D&D Collectors Miniatures!

"Wait Until You See The Stadium & The Gen Con Museum!"

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Packed To The Heavens With Gaming Goodness

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Honestly, the crowds here, whilst massive, are actually pretty good about letting you through and navigating. Well, we say that now but as it stands Saturday is JUST kicking off and things might get more hectic as the hours pass by.

The show floor really is abuzz with energy and people checking out games they know and love, and ones they've only just heard of.

Packed To The Heavens With Gaming Goodness
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Catching Up With Dave Taylor – Nova Open Army Raffle

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Justin stops in with Dave Taylor to talk about the Nova Open which is a great tournament/convention that happens over here in the States.

They're discussing the Nova Open Army Raffle which happens there, so if you're in the neighbourhood - go along!

The Card Crafting Reaches New Heights

The Card Crafting Reaches New Heights4 Comments
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IDW Talk King Of The Creepies

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We stopped in with IDW to talk about King of The Creepies which is one of their new games that you can go and check out here at the show and beyond.

IDW have got some great projects lined up and we'll hopefully be covering them more in the future too.

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The Miniatures Of Legend Of Korra By IDW

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We talked with IDW yesterday about Legend Of Korra and thought we'd drop back in just to show off some of the miniatures for the game.

Make sure to check out the Day Two Live Blog to find the video where we talk about this game based in the Airbender universe.

The Miniatures Of Legend Of Korra By IDW

Spaceballs!

Spaceballs!4 Comments
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Fabled Realms From 4Ground + Win A Fyrburgh Fort & Treasure Chests

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4Ground are here at the event in force and have some great stuff to show off for Fabled Realms including the amazing map that was designed by TheTerrainTutor.

Some good stuff is in the pipeline for these guys and it's wonderful to see them doing so well with their terrain and more.

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Huge Showing For Pathfinder & Starfinder

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There are some folks that come to Gen Con to get their RPG on from sunrise to sundown. The Pathfinder hall is the perfect example. The tables are full of adventuring parties hard at work.

It's awesome to see so much imagination at work among all the shiny temptations at the con.

Huge Showing For Pathfinder & Starfinder
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New Forces Join The Ranks For DUST - Is That Cthulhu?!

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DUST 1947 is bringing out the big guns as we see Cthulhu forces joining the game. They've been hiding in the shadows up to now, but they're ready to join the game and shake things up a bit!

If that's no cool enough, the Japanese are teaming up with the SSU (hooray for Dawn & Lloyd!).

New Forces Join The Ranks For DUST - Is That Cthulhu?!
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Catch Up On All The New Games From CMON

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Dawn caught up with Jared and Sean to have a chat about all the latest games.

Be sure you pay attention in the minis case to see the teasers for what's on the way in the near future.

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WYSIWYGames Talks About Upcoming Planet Of The Apes Miniatures Board Game

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After seeing the image of the Caesar miniature pop up on Facebook, I've been dying to catch up with WYSIWYGames to talk about their upcoming Kickstarter for The Planet of the Apes Miniatures Board Game.

The concept of the vertical play on the game board is awesome!

Prepare To Joust!

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"Anyone Seen Wil Wheaton? Dawn is Asking"

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Cryptozoic - Rick & Morty & Their DC Tabletop Games

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Cryptozoic has come to the show with Rick & Morty (which is awesome) as well as some news on their upcoming DC tabletop games like their deck builder and some expansion content too.

Make sure to check out their Rick & Morty games as they are a lot of fun.

Meet Ben's New Friend Soon...

Meet Ben's New Friend Soon...4 Comments
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Walk About Time; Heading To The Lucas Oil Stadium (Board Game Library)

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We thought it was about time that we headed out of the convention centre and made our way over to the Lucas Oil Stadium to check out the board games library and more there.

So, with that in mind - follow Ben & Dawn as they go for a wander. Funny music ensues...

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Watch Out For Our Gen Con Museum Video Soon

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We took some time to check out the Gen Con Museum here, and it really was a fantastic experience seeing how the show had grown.

The video is coming soon but in the mean time here are a few images to let you know what we had to be pried away from!

Watch Out For Our Gen Con Museum Video Soon
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Gen Con Museum (50 Years Of Gen Con)

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We stopped in at the Gen Con Museum in the Lucas Oil Stadium to have a look through some of the exhibits which have been showing off how the show has changed over the last half a decade.

It has been utterly awesome seeing some of the old D&D manuals and more that have come to life and the move towards board and miniatures games over the years.

Ye Oldy Firsty Editiony Catan!

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Board Game Library Spotlight

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Board Game Libraries are a great idea at these kind of conventions. They allow you to chill out, blow off steam and play some old classics as well as a whole bunch of new games too.

The one over in the Lucas Oil Stadium is very much in the same vein and comes packed with plenty to choose from. You could easily spend your entire weekend here we reckon.

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Kingdom Death Monster Talk With Adam Poots – Win KD:M Dice & An Exclusive Miniature

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We got to talk with Adam Poots from Kingdom Death: Monster and learn about what's new from them at the convention as well as how the game has been received here.

Make sure to keep an eye on the Beasts of War website in the future as we're going to be continuing our campaign for sure!

You could also win some Kingdom Death: Monster Seasonal Dice AND An Exclusive Miniature for your collection.

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Painting Away In The Peace & Quiet

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Set further back from the main hall the folks at Gen Con have a painting area where you can sit and paint up miniatures, join in with challenges and generally maybe take a break from it all for a bit.

There are a few nice pieces on display here too and with that in mind we're going to come back tomorrow and see what appears in the cabinets.

Painting Away In The Peace & Quiet

My What Big Eyes You Have…

My What Big Eyes You Have…5 Comments
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Modiphius Talk Fallout: Wasteland Warfare

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It's time to get stuck into Fallout: Wasteland Warfare as we discuss this new property and miniatures game coming out of the guys from Modiphius.

The game has had a lot of backing over the last few months through blogs and more. It's great to now see it on the tabletop getting a proper playtest!

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Games Galore In The Board Game Library

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There was a game for every age group in every genre in the board game library in the Lucas Oil Stadium.

Games Galore In The Board Game Library
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Shapeways & Their 3D Printing Line-Up + Win A Dice Set!

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We stop in for a chat with some of the designers and the community manager behind Shapeways who are bringing a lot of 3D printed products to the tabletop and allowing people to stretch their imaginations.

See Ian's Store here: https://www.shapeways.com/shops/nvenom8

They have some amazing dice here to show off and so we're also going to be giving away a set (of your choice) of Chuck's Dice from his particular store - https://www.shapeways.com/shops/madebywombat

Hey Az, Look What We Found!

Hey Az, Look What We Found!5 Comments
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Hawk Wargames Talk Dropfleet & More + Win A Dropfleet Tournament Army

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Justin stops in with Dave from Hawk Wargames to talk about what's new from Dropfleet including their Tournament level fleets that you can snap up.

Interestingly you can actually get one of these by simply commenting on this video!

"Is it time to play games yet?"

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Saying Goodbye For Day Three

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It has been a long day here and we're coming to a close for Day Three and Saturday at Gen Con.

We have had an absolute blast and can't wait for Sunday where we have MORE prizes and MORE videos...oh, and some special stuff too hopefully.

Enjoy and we'll see you again tomorrow.

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emptynessisform
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bring me the marvellous, magnificent and all things most magical.

infinity, of coarse.
KD:M, naturally
shadows of esteren , if you can find them.

brennon
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We should be talking with Kingdom Death/Adam a little later this weekend so watch this space. Infinity is in Day One if you want to check it out!

emptynessisform
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thanks Ben

truthslayer
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I agree on shadows of estern vastly underrated game imo yes I think it’s THAT GOOD

eddieharr
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I really hope yall have more from Time of Legends: Joan of Arc. A demo game perhaps!

swbeil
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Need to talk with more of the vendors, please!

brennon
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It’s on our list, got a lot of appointments today 🙂

phantom376
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Any more news from Mythic Realms Pantheon?

rickabod41
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Are the mythic games chaos at Gencon?

rickabod41
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Chaps even…

redben
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They are. Leo was interviewed on yesterday’s blog IIRC.

pickpocket79
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Any chance of seeing the guys and gals of Flying Frog Productions to find out how things are moving on with all the Shadows of Brimstone stuff (especially delivery to us here in the U.K.)

wiseolbird
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Take a look at Big Trouble in Lttle Chinia from Everything Epic.
Also, Hirst arts is there.

coxjul
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…and they’re still going… somehow… just!
Time to catch up…

coxjul
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WOOHOOO – Finally ticked over my 1000 karma!

avernos
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you should also unmask every cosplayer you see, just on the off chance it’s Adam Savage

redben
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He would have gotten away with it too if it wasn’t for those meddling kids

terrainaholic
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Great seeing you all having a great time! Wish could have gotten together but maybe next year after you get warren to come with you

terrainaholic
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Great seeing you all having a great time! Wish could have gotten together but maybe next year after you get warren to come with you

truthslayer
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Hope we get some Star Saga vids looking forward to seeing what changes they’ve made from Dungeon Saga

wiseolbird
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Amazed that the jeg lag hasn’t hit so far

wardawg
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Models look great. Will they be painted or is that up to us?

thephantomartist
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Wasn’t there going to be coverage of the Corvus Belli seminar?

marktarver
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Well done for keeping up the enthusiasm, looks like a great con to be at, but exhausting at the same time.
Love to see some indie games from companies that we might never have heard of.

andre77
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Still catching up, catching up and up!

noyjatat
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The end of day video just goes to show how awesome Dawn and Gianna are as they normally have to cover the event on their own. Great job everyone, looking forward to today’s installment.

bigdaddio
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One of my goals in life is to attend Gen Con. Love all the coverage for those of us that can’t be there!

clappie
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I have never been to Gencon, or any con for that matter. Would definitely like to make it to gen-con someday.

alin
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More Fallout, please

kadmon
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Impressive!

jahatch28
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Keep the coverage coming! In the final stretch!

baranora
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This was fun

bryanec
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All I can say is Kingdom death!

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