Of Graph Paper and Quest Markers

Video games… the very term conjures up something different for each one of us. For some, the wispy mists of the ‘80s fills our visions: Packman, Temple of Apshai, Pitfall. Crunchy pixels blipped across the screen in true marvels of electrical engineering. Others may hear the sounds of tiny plumbers feet scuttling about levels made of brick and green pipe, or the whirring of blue hedgehogs, or the unmistakable music of Japanese RPG games. And … Read more

Gen Con 2013 Makes it’s Mark in the Gaming Community

For the past 45 years Gen Con has been a staple in the gaming community where gamers from Dungeons & Dragons to Magic: The Gathering can come together and enjoy a weekend full of fun and festivities. This year marks the 11th Gen Con in my hometown of Indianapolis, Indiana. For those not familiar with Gen Con let me give you a bit of the convention’s history as well as some of my own personal … Read more