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Gen Con 2018 Live Blog: Day Three

Gen Con 2018 Live Blog: Day Three

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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Hello From Day 3 of Gen Con 2018!

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Good morning! It is time for the busiest day of the show. We are ready to dive in head first and bring you the best of the con.

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The Shadows of Brimstone Deepen As We Talk To Flying Frog Games [Comment To Win!]

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Flying Frog Games are here with plenty of new stuff for their game Shadows of Brimstone, including new Eastern themed expansions and miniatures to get fans of this weird western game excited.

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Wyrd Announce They Are Heading For Malifaux 3rd Ed.

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Wyrd have made some exciting announcements at this year’s GenCon, most notably that they are heading towards the third edition of Malifaux!

Add to that the latest developments for The Other Side and the new game Bayoux Bash, as well as some beautiful looking scenery.

 

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Chatting With Dave Taylor At the GTM Stand

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We stopped by the Game Trader Magazine stand for a chat with Dave Taylor about what he’s been up to at this event.

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Dave Taylor Talks Charity

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We stop by with Dave Taylor once again to hear about some of the charity work for NOVA Open Charitable Foundation he is getting up to here.

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Gaming Anywhere You Can

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Gribbly GenCon Goings On At Kingdom Death's Stand [Comment To Win!]

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It’s a family reunion at the Kingdom Death stand as Sam and Adam swap Poots family history.

Kingdom Death has proven really popular at this year’s Salute and Adam tells us about the various sculpts they are showcasing this year.

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The Force Is Stong In The FFG Case

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The Force is definitely strong in the FFG cases this year. There’s loads of Legion (with Wookies!), X-Wing and a “little” something for Armada.

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New Game Root Spreads Itself Through GenCon [Comment To Win!]

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Leder Games are at GenCon with their new game Root: A Game of Woodland Might and Right.

We chatted with the game’s illustrator about what this cute looking game is all about.

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So Much Talent In Artist's Row

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There’s an entire section of Gen Con dedicated to artists at the show, including something for everyone’s particular taste.

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Catching Up With Ronnie From Mantic {Comment to Win}

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Sam catches up with Ronnie to get the latest on Mantic goodies.

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Privateer Press Shows Off Monsterpocalypse {Comment to Win}

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Justin couldn’t pass up the opportunity to stop off at Privateer Press to get the scoop on Monsterpocalypse. Get your comments in for a chance to win a Brewgrosh- the annual con beer themed mini.

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For All Your Gaming Needs

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There’s no shortage of gaming goodies in the halls of Gen Con. Gaming themed teas, fairies, armor and anything else you might fancy are just a quick purchase away.

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What's Happening In The Lucas Oil Stadium?

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Justin and Gaz took a walk over to the Lucas Oil Stadium to see what’s happening over there. Gen Con has gotten so big in recent years that the event are spilling over into the stadium. The board game library is just one of the cool things you’ll find over there!

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What's More Ultimate Than Ultimate Werewolf? {Comment to Win}

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Sam has a chat with Bezier Games to hear all about what’s new with Ultimate Werewolf. Comment for your chance to win a copy of Werewords.

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Stunning Painted Minis In The CMON Cases

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What's New From USAopoly? {Comment to Win}

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Sam grabbed a chat with USAopoly and managed to nab a copy of Harry Potter:Hogwarts Battle AND Deadpool Vs. the World!

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Meeting the 19 & 1 Gaming Group in the Lucas Oil Stadium

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The Lucas Oil Stadium is playing host to loads of different gaming groups this weekend. 19&1 are one such group and they have laid out some particularly cool tables to play across.

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More Giant Killer Robots Come Stomping Out of Weta Workshop [Comment To Win!]

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Weta Workshop have a brand new expansion for GKR: Giant Killer Robots, adding a new pair of robot teams to the chaotic urban combat.

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The Ottawa Red Shirts Get Some Games On

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The Ottawa Red Shirts have also brought some gaming tables with them to GenCon’s Lewis Oil Stadium gaming space.

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Mythic Show Off The Minis For Solomon Kane and Reich Busters

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Mythic Games recently made the exciting announcement of Reich Busters and are showing off some of the miniatures at GenCon, along with the latest sculpts for Solomon Kane.

 

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DGS Games Demo Their Fantasy Skirmish Game Freeblades [Comment To Win!]

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DGS are showing their fantasy skirmish game Freeblades, letting players engage in narrative scenarios, and even get stuck into some cooperative play.

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Plaid Hat Games Run Some Exciting Demos For Their Newest Games

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Academy Games Up-Size Agents of Mayhem [Comment To Win!]

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Academy Games are demoing their game Agents of Mayhem, based on the popular Saints Row video games, a little differently at this GenCon by going giant for it.

Academy got their start with military training games and from there have spun out with plenty of historical games, while Agents of Mayhem represents their first step into scifi and fantasy.

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Artists Show Off Their Amazing Work

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Make It So On The Starship Bridge Simulator

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One of the coolest experiences at GenCon has to be the Starship Bridge Simulator, letting you and your friends take on the roles of various crew members on a starship.

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Getting Hungry? Bring In The Food Trucks!

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GCT Studios New Bushido Faction Swing Their Swords On GenCon's Gaming Tables [Comment to Win!]

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GCT Studios have a new faction out for Bushido, the Minamoto, a mountain dwelling group of samurai with close ties to bears.

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Wyrd's Teddy Wants A Hug

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We Drop In With David At TTCombat To Talk Dropzone And Dropfleet [Comment To Win!]

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David at TTCombat has some exciting news for us on the future of Dropzone and Dropfleet, including an upcoming campaign book to bring the two games together for The Battle For Earth.

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Infinity And Aristeia Get Played At The Corvus Belli Stand

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Dawn Joins CMON In The Exhibition Hall [Comment To Win!]

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We already got a quick look at some of CMON’s upcoming games, but they have brought plenty more with them to the Exhibitor’s Hall.

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Justin And Gaz's GenCon Adventures

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Modiphius Wander The Wastelands Of Fallout In GenCon's Exhibitor's Hall

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Modiphius have got their exciting new Fallout miniatures game with them at this year’s GenCon, letting you weave your post-apocalyptic stories on the tabletop.

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What a Day! We Are Calling it a Night for Day 3

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Wow! What a crazy busy day! Day 3 is in the can. Don’t worry we will be back to close out the show and bring you more amazing gaming goodness.

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alfonsothetraitor
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Forbidden Fortress is looking sexy, I love that dragon.

toricova
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yeah!!! more coverage!!!

Filipeh
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As I couldn’t go to Gen Con, I’m here every day catching the news with you guys! The coverage has been awesome.

normandyfan
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nice

turbocooler
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Any chance at a look at Rallyman GT by Holy Grail Games?

Filipeh
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It would be amazing if you guys could get some more info about The Bloodborne board game recently announced by CMON.
Other game that I’m interesting in pics and info is the Street Fighter game from Jasco.

golonka
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Thanks for the coverage!

psychorabbit
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I need to get the Gen Con……

pagan8th
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Seen your Salute and UK Games Expo coverage the year. I expected more of Gencon,but not much of interest there it seems. Might be different if you’re there, but from a distance looks a bit disappointing.

beardragon14
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HAPPY SUNDAY !!!!! (Sorry .. force of habbit)

Thanks team for the coverage it has made my weekend.
cheers and safe travels

yowombat
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Been enjoying the coverage, cheers guys!

ergosphere
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If only I had limitless time and money… Amazing stuff!

dustums
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You just got to love Poots. Kingdom Death is so great; I wish I could have made it there.

timeslayer
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Always very interested in anything that has to do with Flying Frog Productions, Adam Poots and CMON!

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