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Jul 18 2016

A Look back at Gen Con 2015 Try Buy one year later.

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Between today’s SDJ and KSDJ announcements and some convo’s I had today about them (Congrats to Code Names and Isle of Skye), I keep thinking where will some games be in our minds in 1-2 years. On those 2 in particular I think Code Names will still be one of the best party/casual/family games there […]

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Feb 02 2015

Try and Buy from Gen Con 2014, 6 months later… where do they stand?

Back in August we did our yearly show on top 11 to try and top 11 to buy of Gen Con. I also covered my list on the final score show. I thought it would be fun to quickly go back over my lists and see how I thought of the games I had on […]

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Dec 21 2013

3rd Annual Gamers For Cures 24 Hour Board Game Marathon for Turner Syndrome Society of US Recap

The 3rd Annual Gamers for Cures 24 hour board game marathon to benefit Turner Syndrome Society of the US came and went in a flash! What was 6 months of planning, begging, advertising, volunteering, networking, and organizing all culminated to an absolutely amazing event on Nov 9th 2013. I absolutely couldn’t have been happier with […]

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Oct 27 2013

Post Gen Con, Pre- 24 Hour Gamers For Cures Potpourri post

So I was going to just talk about how the “What I want to Buy from Gen Con” turned out. BUT since the 3rd Annual Gamers For Cures 24 hour board game marathon to benefit Turner Syndrome Society of the US is 2 weeks away, I figured I would make this a potpourri post of […]

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Aug 01 2013

Top 10 Games I want to buy at GEN CON 2013

Published by under board games,Games

Ok so I have been admittedly MIA from blogging for quite some time. Mainly it’s been b/c I have been concentrating on family and The Geek Allstars Podcast which I make. It’s been quite a ride and as always I cannot thank everyone enough for listening. Unfortunately it’s left me with little time to blog. […]

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Apr 09 2013

Interview with DC Deck Building game designer Matt Hyra

I recently had the pleasure of corresponding with Matt Hyra, designer of the DC Comics Deck Building game (a favorite of mine), as well as many other great games. Titles to his credit include Food Fight,  The Locke and Key Card game, and Batman:Arkham City Escape. He also worked on the WoW CCG as well […]

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Mar 24 2013

DC Deck Building Game Solo play experiment Game 3 The Batman…. #Cryptozoic

Game 3 Batman So in my random choice of the next Hero to use, up comes the Dark Knight himself. Now I will admit I am quite fond of Bats in the regular game so I was pretty excited to see how he will do in this solo set up. Generally there is no shortage […]

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Nov 16 2012

2nd Annual Gamers For Cures 24 Hour Board Game Marathon to benefit Turner Syndrome Society of the US Recap!

All of the Marathon Players at the start of the 24 hours On Nov 10th 2012 we had the 2nd annual Gamers For Cures 24 Hour Board Game Marathon to benefit Turner Syndrome Society of the US. During last year’s event we managed to raise just over $7,000 for the charity. To read the write […]

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Jul 18 2012

Visiting Eastern Long Island and a couple of FLGS, my thoughts #Boardgames #FLGS

Published by under board games,Games

This week is vacation week for the GeekJock and also the first time I have been back home to Long Island in prob. 3 years. As I am sure most people are tired of hearing about, the whole working overnight thing had gotten in the way a bit and I wasn’t able to get back […]

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Mar 06 2012

Airplanes, Dungeons and Kingdoms OH MY! #boardgames

My apologies for lack of real posts in a while but I am headed on my annual pilgrimage to Vegas this week for the Ice Hockey Tourney we play in every year. So I have had to work a bunch extra to get these extra days off. So after tonight I am likely unable to […]

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