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Thinking Out Loud

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

GenCon Quick Hits >> The Great Big List of Loot

Well, this is pretty self explanatory. This is a quick look at all the stuff I grabbed. Stuff highlighted green is stuff I'm pretty excited about and am glad I snagged. Stuff highlighted in red is a bit disappointing, and perhaps I should have snagged something else. But overall, decent haul!

New Boardgames Acquired

- Hunting Party (Seaborn Games)
- Order of the Stick (APE Games)
- Clout Fantasy (Even free I paid too much)
- Gopher It (Playroom)
- Right Turn, Left Turn (Playroom)
- Monkey Memory (Playroom)
- Desert Bazaar (Brian Yu)
- Conquest of Pangaea
- Battlegrounds: Fantasy Warfare (Your Move Games)
- - Dwarf Army & Reinforcements
- - Elf Army & Reinforcements
- - Orc Reinforcements
- - Undead Reinforcements
- - Human Reinforcements
- Top Dogs (Playroom)
- Great Wall of China (FFG)
- Dungeonville (Z-Man)
- Street Illegal (Z-Man)
- Take Stock (Z-Man)
- Tempus (Cafe Games)
- BattleStations: Pax Galactica (Gorilla Games)
- Scavenger Hunt (Goodman Games)
- World Championship Dodgeball (Goodman Games)
- Geekwars (Goodman Games)

New RPGs Acquired

- Serenity RPG, GM Screen, Module (based on Firefly series)
- Hollow Earth Expeditions (1930s pulp adventure)
- Meddling Kids ("Scooby Doo" Mystery)
- XCrawl RPG, Core Rulebook (Televised dungeon crawls, dystopian future)
- - Necroamerica supplement
- - Sellout supplement
- - Guild & Group supplement
- - 3 Rivers Tourney Crawl adventure
- - Emperor's Cup adventure
- - Pro/Am Celebrity Tournament adventure

New Misc. Acquired

- Order of the Stick Collections 1, 2 & 3
- Call of Cthulhu: The Movie
- Shoggoth on the Roof Soundtrack
- A Very Scary Solstice Soundtrack
- Serenity - The Story Behind the Movie (Book & DVD Set)
- A bunch of new minis I'll probably never assemble or paint


  • The greens and reds are very difficult to pick out... can you bold them like you did in the top paragraph?

    By Blogger Ryan Walberg, at 1:28 PM  

  • Voila!

    By Blogger Jason Little, at 1:39 PM  

  • What is the problem with Conquest?

    By Blogger Matthew Wills, at 9:35 PM  

  • Re: Conquest of Pangea. The bits are great, and it's an Origins Award Winner, so I wanted to check it out. The people at their own booth had trouble explaining it, but I figured that might just be a person trying to demo a game their not familiar with. However, the rules are pretty tough to chew through.

    I will say I have NOT yet played it, but now based on skimming the rules and the incredibly negative reviews/comments from many of my GeekBuddies (most of whom rate it in the 1-5 range at BGG) I'm not holding out much hope for Pangea.

    By Blogger Jason Little, at 5:58 AM  

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