Major Spoilers brings to you the last of our reports from Gen Con, with a little bit of dungeon crawling, zombie hunting, and a Cthulhu made out of balloons.
A late entry from Gen Con outlines a variety of different games playtested and observed. From miniature wargames to high pulp adventure, any genre is playable at Gen Con. Our man’s impressions are below.
There are plenty of versions of Munchkin floating around, and there is always room for more, which is why the new Munchkin announcement made at GenCon 2013 makes us smile.
Major Spoilers has dispatched one of its intrepid writers to the very bowels of gaming culture. Yes, it’s Gen Con, and it’s here.
Fan Support, Creator Distributed geek gurus Zombie Orpheus Entertainment announced an ambitious rollout for their most recent release TheGamers: Hands of Fate. The much awaited sequel to Dorkness Rising will arrive in waves. The festival cut will premiere at Gen Con Indy August 15th and the premiere extended version on August 17th. If you are not attending the show visit www.watchthegamers.com where you will be able to stream the entire film for free throughout August. DRM-free digital downloads will also be available for sale.
Tasty Minstrel Games announced that their wildly popular dice game Dungeon Roll will be demoed and debuted at GenCon 2013 in Indianapolis Indiana. The Kickstarter for Dungeon Roll raised over $250,000 with the most individual backers for a physical game on Kickstarter ever. Tasty Minstrel Games will be at Booth 459 so show up and learn how to play. At GenCon, if you buy Dungeon Roll, then you will get the first hero booster for free. GenCon is the largest game fair in North America with over 140K attendees regularly. There is a special first day of the show promotion where Dungeon Roll + Booster is $15 which is 25% off. This price will only be good Thursday August 15th. Regular convention pricing after that day wil be $20.00.
Gen Con LLC, producers of the hit consumer game convention Gen Con Indy, have partnered with Peter Adkison’s new film production company, Hostile Work Environment (HWE), to create an all-new web project, entitled Gen Con: Behind the Screen.
Gen Con Indy, The Best Four Days In Gaming!™ , has set Pre-Registration records in badge sales, exhibitor booth reservations, Very Important Gamer (VIG) package sell-through, event submissions, and hotel bookings. The convention, celebrating its 46th year, will take place at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN, from August 15-18, 2013.
Paizo Publishing®, LLC, publisher of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, has announced an on-going partnership with Gen Con LLC, The Best Four Days In Gaming!™ Starting with Gen Con Indy 2013, August 15-18 at the Indiana Convention Center, Paizo will become a Co-Sponsor, supporting the convention at the highest level of sponsorship available. The deal extends for three years, concluding with Gen Con Indy 2015.
Ever wanted to take a swing at playing as Ms. Marvel or Spider-Man? With the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying game by Margaret Weis Productions, you can do just that.
Another day has drawn to a close here at “The Best Four Days of Gaming” and it was filled with prospering, settling, tapping, checking, and NERDS! The sights from day two of Gen Con are after the jump.
Steve Jackson Games has been putting on one preview game a day here at Gen Con for their next release, Munchkin Apocalypse. Major Spoilers took a peek at the one happening this afternoon and is giving you the highlights.