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Bleeding Gen Con: This Year's Must Have Games At Gen Con

By Christopher Helton Wednesday I will be in Indianapolis, Indiana for the "Best Four Days In Gaming," Gen Con. The convention itself doesn't start until Thursday, but the fun starts on Wednesday night. Last year, as the lead in to my covering Gen Con for the first time for Bleeding Cool, I put together a list of some […]

Outland Entertainment Brings Matt Forbeck's Shotguns & Sorcery Novels To Tabletop RPGs

By Christopher Helton Outland Entertainment and award-winning novelist/game designer Matt Forbeck announced an upcoming role playing game adapting Forbeck's Shotguns & Sorcery series of novels. The game will use the Cypher System from Monte Cook Games, as featured in The Strange RPG and the multiple-award winning Numenera (also the basis of the video game Torment: Tides […]

Bleeding Gen Con Day Two – Awards And New Game Discoveries

By Christopher Helton The second day of Gen Con was a busy one, busier than the previous day. More people were milling about the convention center. The crowds were very diverse, which is a good thing, with more women and people of color attending panels, playing in events and wandering about in costume. It was […]

The Five Must-Have Gen Con Games

By Christopher Helton Gen Con is all about the gaming. Each year people file into the exhibitor's hall looking for the hot new game, or to fill those holes in their gaming collections. A lot of people don't have gaming stores that are local enough to them, so Gen Con ends up becoming their local […]

The 2014 Origins Award Winners For Tabletop Gaming – With A Few Surprises

By Christopher Helton This past weekend was the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio, one of the bigger tabletop gaming conventions outside of Gen Con. One of the highlights of the convention is the first of tabletop gaming's awards, the Origins Awards. The winners in all of the categories were announced: Best Role Playing Game Numenera – […]

Want To Play A Game Run By Monte Cook Or Bruce Cordell At Gen Con This Year?

By Christopher Helton Monte Cook Games is going to have a charity auction, giving away chances to play in a Numenera game run by Monte Cook or a game of The Strange run by Bruce Cordell at Gen Con 2014. [Monte Cook] Numenera is a science fantasy roleplaying game, set in a far future setting known as The Ninth World. A […]