Show Notes: Episode 105- GenCon 2017

1:06- Robb tells us a bit about SNL alum, Molly Shannon.

5:00- We roll out our most recent contest, where you can get a chance to win a copy of the latest expansion to Splendor, Cities of Splendor. [click here to enter]

8:01- The Pegs about an upcoming Bonus Episode, where we will be playing through a playset of Fiasco, as selected by the PegHeads.

9:30- Robb recount his magic in resolving our GenCon bedding situation.

11:50- The Pegs announce their plans to participate in a Tough Mudder, June 9, 2018 in Doswell, Virginia. [click here if you want to  join us]

15:40- The Pegs discuss their travel lip synch battle.

17:30- The Pegs talk about the hours spent coming up with intros for the Summit Charity event.

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20:40- The Pegs discuss their first visit to the Convention center.

24:00- The Pegs discuss their first meal of GenCon 2017.

25:00- The Pegs discuss hotel bathroom fans.

28:40- The Pegs discuss their final visit to Scotty’s.

32:00- And finally, we get to games with one of our first con game experiences, Joraku.

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33:30- Robb loves it, Patrick and Christina, not so much, Potato Man.

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34:30- The Pegs talk about playing Secret Hitler with the full allotment of 10 players (now featuring Isaac’s witch finger).

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40:00- The Pegs talk about the slow wake up on day one of the Con.

44:50- It’s time for Meat Sweats.

46:52- Jeremy discusses a Con pleasant surprise, the board game version of Terminator 2.

50:00- Patrick talks about an upcoming PvP game, Radiant.

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53:51- Robb discusses his enjoyment of Dragonfire.

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56:28- Christina gets a play in of the newest Restoration Game’s title, Stop Thief.

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1:00:01- Robb and Christina discuss their plays of The Chameleon.

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1:02:48- Patrick talks about playing the two player trick taking game, The Fox in the Forest.

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1:06:45- Robb and Christina discuss playing the tile laying game, Nmbr 9.

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1:09:35- All of the Pegs discuss playing the upcoming 3 minute social deduction game, Crossfire.

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1:14:09- Jeremy talks about the upcoming family title, When I Dream.

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1:19:43- Patrick stays up late with Isaac to play The Quest for Eldorado.

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Bumper Music- What Does the Fox Say by Ylvis.

1:34:20- Robb and Christina talk about the joy of playing Voluspa with it’s designer Scott Caputo and preview an upcoming title by him.

1:43:16- The Pegs recount the joy of demoing and giving out games at the Stronghold booth.

1:46:19- Robb discuss a demo of the highly buzzed about title, Fallout.

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1:50:28- Patrick talks about playing a variation on one of his favorite games of all time, Shogun as we played Immortals.

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1:53:40- Patrick recounts being delighted by his demo of Agra.

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1:55:54- Jeremy discusses playing a game that slipped under the radar last year, Eric Lang’s Arcane Academy.

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1:58:00- Jeremy discusses an online implementation of the Legendary gaming system.

2:01:41- Christina plays through a very satisfying play of Ex Libris.

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2:04:58- Jeremy discusses one of the Mythos games he saw, Mountains of Madness.

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2:07:18- Patrick and Jeremy discussed Patrick massive fail at That’s A Question.

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2:11:23- The Pegs talk about throwing dice at the Rolling Dice and Taking Names Stike tournament.

2:14:14- In yet another Isaac trouncing Robb and Patrick discuss Terra Mystica.

2:16:20- Robb and Christina get inside the human brain as they played Cerebria.

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2:20:55- Robb and Christina rave about their plays on the upcoming title, Legends of Sleepy Hollow.

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2:25:27- Patrick talks about a number of Z-Man titles including the upcoming Majesty: For the Realm.

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2:27:30- All of the Pegs discuss being highly impressed with Richard Garfield’s latest title, Bunny Kingdom.

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2:30:55- Patrick and Jeremy get their monster bashing on as they played Kaiju Crush, demoed by BJ of Board Game Gumbo.

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2:31:48- Jeremy discusses his preview of Stuffed Fables.

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3:35:10- The Pegs discuss the chaos and fun that was the Secret Cabal Meet Up.

2:41:27- The Pegs rave about Game Toppers, which were present through the vendor hall.

2:42:31- The Pegs discuss the cramped and tired return to Roanoke, Virginia.

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