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Gen Con 2018 Live Blog: Day One

Gen Con 2018 Live Blog: Day One

Come and join Dawn, Gianna, Justin, Sam and Gaz as they head to Indianapolis to take in the AMAZING Gen Con 2018. The event runs from August 2nd - 5th and will be chock-a-block with events, vendor chats, interviews and MUCH more besides.

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If you're interested in who has turned up at the event and have some ideas as to who the team should talk to; make sure to check out the map!

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The event is much more than just the trade hall though and the team are going to be giving you the FULL experience of the event.

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On the Road to GenCon 2018

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It’s time to head off to GenCon 2018! The car’s packed, we’ve got our snacks and we’re ready to head out to the best four days in gaming.

Murphy's Law In Full Effect

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PlayFusion Demo Age of Sigmar: Champions At Their Pre-Release Event

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Before GenCon kicked off, PlayFusion ran a special pre-release preview where players got their chance to give Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Champions a go and get their hands on some cards.

Loving the game as much as we do, we couldn’t resist getting stuck in and introducing the rest of the crew to it.

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The Latest And Greatest From CMON

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CMON had a bunch of cool new upcoming games with them at their pre-show event, ranging from the fun of the Wacky Races to the warring cartels of Narkos.

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Miniatures and Games Galore On Show From CMON

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Corey Chats About the Latest From Fantasy Flight Games

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Fantasy Flight Games’ Corey has a quick chat with us after the In Flight Report to talk about some of the new games they have coming out, including a new edition for Arkham Horror and a truly unique new card game; KeyForge!

 

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Fantasy Flight Bring Star Wars Goodies To A Galaxy Far, Far Away

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Fantasy Flight’s In Flight Report contained plenty of exciting news for Star Wars fans.

Massive ships sail into Star Wars Armada, while the spacecraft and characters of The Clone Wars come to X-Wing and Legion.

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Compete To Control The Strongest Cartel In CMON's Narcos

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We sat down with the guys at CMON to get a closer look at their game Narcos, a board game based on the TV show where you each compete to make sure your cartel comes out on top.

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A Quick Look At FFG's KeyForge

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Fantasy Flight announced their new game KeyForge, a truly unique collectible card game.

We got the opportunity for a quick look at how the game plays and can’t wait to get sat down to really dig into it.

Who's Afraid of Bezier's Big Bad Wolf?

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Welcome to Day One of GenCon 2018

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Despite all the world could throw at us, we are here at GenCon 2018!

We’ve already got our coverage underway, but we wanted to take the chance to welcome you all to the live blog and let you know what we will be getting up to over these next four days.

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Exciting Announcements From Fantasy Flight's In Flight Report

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Every year, Fantasy Flight Games hold their In Flight Report to let us know what they are working on.

This year they had some particularly cool announcements, including a new version of Arkham Horror, an expansion for the Game of Thrones Board Game, loads of exciting new goodies coming to Star Wars and the launch of a truly unique card game; KeyForge!

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Crowds Get Ready For A Fun Time At GenCon

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Thousands of people descend upon GenCon every year. There’s plenty to see and do at the event, with performers ready to entertain and, of course, loads of games to get playing.

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4Ground Talk Terrain At GenCon [Comment to Win!]

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4Ground are here at GenCon with a ton of terrain, letting players game through the twisting confines of their Olympus Mons Hive sets or in the historical settings of WWII.

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Caught in the Undertow With Chip Theory Games [Comment to Win!]

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Chip Theory Games have brought the stand alone expansion / sequel to Too Many Bones with them to this year’s GenCon. Careful you don’t get caught in the Undertow.

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Games Galore In GenCon's Demo Hall

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A Peek At The Games Workshop Shinies

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We couldn’t help but notice some exciting things in the Games Workshop cases- fancy some Lord of the Rings? And then there’s a little thing called Titanicus…

 

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Talking The Witchborn RPG

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Dawn is talking with Cory about his game  The Witchborn. A hybrid RPG that has a self supporting GM app.

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Hey Ross! What's New With IDW?

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Dawn catches up with our friend Ross to find out what IDW has brought to Gen Con.

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Talking Weird World II with DUST 1947

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Dawn talks with Greg from DUST USA about all the exciting upcoming releases for DUST 1947 including one mighty big mech for the Japanese Army!

 

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Good Night From Day One of Gen Con 2018

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It has been a roller coaster ride getting to Gen Con this year. But we have proven that not an ocean nor Murphy was going to stop us. We hope you have enjoyed today’s cover and we look forward to bringing you more tomorrow. Until then, good night!

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33 Comments on "Gen Con 2018 Live Blog: Day One"

brewer1980
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Looking forward to the coverage!

darkdanegan
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Strapped in and ready to go – hold my calls, hold my beer, hold my *ahem* ….Bring it on!

oriskany
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You guys are gonna have an awesome weekend! 😀

Filipeh
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Nice! Have a good Con guys!
I’ll be following you from here. Very curious about the new game from Fel Barros with Lang. And the upcoming expansions for A Song of Ice and Fire.

torros
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Maybe if you get a chance to have a look at Lord and Lands Demo game which should be 6mm fantasy. @brennon might be interested as well

majordutch
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Watch out for crazy, cowardly, SJWs! This guy got attacked because of his videos. That’s a great start to GenCon. Look after each other out there dudes.
https://youtu.be/3Yst30wdSzQ

majordutch
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His attacker has been identified. Best to avoid him.
https://youtu.be/w7SXqzUKOK0

doctorether
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To be frank, the person attacked should not have been at Gencon as he has been banned from MtG events for being a known harasser. That of course doesn’t excuse the violence towards him, when I think simply the guy should not be there any way.

azrea1
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It’s not just a mtg event the guy has every right to be there unless he is banned by gencon or the indiana convention centre. Is the person assaulted pleasant, that’s down to your own personal opinion. does he have a right to be there, well as the footage and assault happened in Indianapolis not the convention centre anyway, hell yeah.

midget
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have fun! 🙂

brucelea
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Gaz is in the crew, fantastic. Now don’t let me down mate, I want to see many, many shiny things!!!

puyzen
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Have fun everyone!

palaeomerus
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Home someone can find out when Steve Jackson games is releasing the Ogre Battle Box

pojoh
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If you get be booth 2315-18 at Starling Games, my friend Tim has his first Boardgame out called ‘Archmage’ .. A cool thematic Euro-style game .. so proud of his achievement. Games been years in the making. The game is crazy good.
Can’t help but be proud when a friend achieves a life-long dream.
Looking forward to your Gen con coverage .. so jealous lol.

spamelot
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Great stuff ya’ll have a great time! Look forward to living vicariously through your coverage 😊

truthslayer
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Some RPG stuff I would love for you guys to check out

Shadows of Esteren booth #1929 ( amazing RPG with jaw dropping art)

Delta Green RPG by Arc Dream Publishing booth #1523(It’s Delta F’n Green nuff said)

Goodman Games booth #117

That’s all I got unless you can pull off a miracle abd talk to Steve Jackson about Fantasy Trip, Ogre and what’s up with Car Wars lol

zorg
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so how many BoW workers do you need to change a tyre guys ?

noyjatat
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Its definitely more than five, when you car doesn’t have a spare tire, the space saver foam fails to seal and it ends up needing to be towed to a tire place to be changed. But we got there and made up the time to boot 🙂

deltagamegirl22
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Answer- yet to be determined. Lol. To be fair, there was no spare! 🙂

thelostdog
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Great stuff, good to see a majority of retail games as opposed to flashy kickstarters so far. The best coverage as always.

rasmus
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Great running into you guys again

normandyfan
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My son, his GF and our grand daughter are there

azrea1
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Have a good time guys. Catalyst game labs have the new box set for battletech can you check out the minis?

tekwych
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Would love to see the Batteltech stuff and here what’s to come now that the lawsuit is settled

portcullis
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Have a blast guys. I’ll be hanging out for the interview from Booth #3003, if you get close.

badula
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Plz take a look at the witcher rpg and also vampire v5!

toricova
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i am pumped up for this coverage!!!!

mc1gamer
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Looking forward to day 2!

tahatan
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Great job reporting team!

Sneakyrabbit
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Looking forward to following this

somegeezer
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Late to the party (I blame three days watching international cricket, which is a second prize but a good second prize). Let’s get caught up!

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