Convention Reviews

PAX South 2020: Meet the*gameHERS, A Community For Women Gamers

Posted: February 1, 2020 at 11:42 am   /   Convention Reviews, Videogame Reviews, Videogames

When I first got an email from the*gameHERS about an interview at PAX South, I was a bit confused. I had to wonder why an all-female gaming group would want me to interview them. The usual assumptions crossed my mind. Could it have been an email blast to the media list? Could they have thought […]

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PAX South 2020: FIRST PAX EXPERIENCE

Posted: January 23, 2020 at 12:06 pm   /   Convention Reviews

We’re less than one month into 2020 and I’ve enjoyed a handful of first-time experiences. In my first trip to San Antonio, my first trip to Texas in general, I witnessed the splendor of a PAX event for the first time. PAX South, in particular. If you’re unfamiliar with it and have read my previous […]

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DragonCon 2019: A Weekend in Review

Posted: September 6, 2019 at 12:04 pm   /   Comic Books, Convention Reviews, Featured

Let’s be honest… no amount of words I write will ever be enough to capture the magic and wonder of this convention. Literally every time you think you’ve seen the craziest or most obscure costume you’ve ever seen, the next corner you turn proves you wrong. DragonCon is known among the community as the Mardi […]

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Pathfinder 2 Launches at Gen Con 2019

Posted: August 12, 2019 at 1:20 pm   /   Convention Reviews

Pathfinder has been, for the past decade, one of the world’s most popular tabletop roleplaying games. Born from a modified version of the third edition of Wizards of the Coast’s iconic Dungeons & Dragons RPG, Pathfinder was released by publisher Paizo in 2009 at Gen Con Indianapolis. Employees of Paizo had such a love for […]

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Review + Photos: Gen Con 2019 Exceeds All Expectations

Posted: August 8, 2019 at 9:17 am   /   Convention Reviews

Gen Con has officially earned its place as my favorite convention. I honestly did not think that anything could top last year, but I was proven wrong in a big way. Even with the hurdles, we had to endure to make it to this year’s con, my whole traveling crew had an unforgettable experience. Let […]

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Magic: the Gathering Comes Home to Gen Con for 25th Birthday

Posted: August 13, 2018 at 3:08 pm   /   Convention Reviews

On August 19th, 1993, the collectible card game Magic: the Gathering was introduced at longstanding gaming festival Gen Con in Geneva, Wisconsin. In that one weekend, the convention’s attendees bought out its entire stock for the rest of the year. Over the next 25 years, both properties grew immensely, but they also grew apart. Despite […]

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Gen Con 2018: A Weekend in Review (Plus Cosplay Photo Gallery)

Posted: August 10, 2018 at 11:41 am   /   Convention Reviews

Gen Con… oh, sweet Gen Con. This is a big one, folks. I have wanted to experience Gen Con ever since I knew what cons were, and it certainly did not disappoint! For those of you that don’t know, it is the BIGGEST tabletop gaming convention of the year. In recent years, video games have […]

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C2E2 2018: A Weekend in Review at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo

Posted: April 13, 2018 at 8:27 am   /   Comic Books, Convention Reviews

Have you ever been sick at a con? After this past weekend in Chicago, I can certainly say I have. Despite that fact, this year’s C2E2 was a whole lot of fun and provided some great memories I will cherish for a long time. This year, we were much more prepared for the con. We […]

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Dragoncon 2017: A Weekend in Review

Posted: September 11, 2017 at 2:46 pm   /   Convention Reviews

Dragoncon 2017 was a weekend of many firsts for me. This was my first Dragoncon, and was my first time even in Atlanta, GA. My last con excursion out of town was to Raleigh, North Carolina. That trip held plenty of excitement, but there was always a sense of comfort knowing that it was the […]

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Review: Raleigh Supercon 2017

Posted: July 25, 2017 at 5:13 pm   /   Convention Reviews

Before I delve into the amazing splendor that was Raleigh Supercon, I must give a shout out to my North Carolina con-family: Jenn (Jenna Say What???), Jenny (Goth Mama Cosplay), Stormy (Tiny Villain Cosplay), and Kayla (Travelin’ Chui). You are some of the most kind, wonderful, and sweet people I’ve ever met and I want […]

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