Category: Conventions

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Symbaroum at Conception 2016

I ran two games of Symbaroum¬†at Conception (at Hoburne Park holiday resort, a short distance from Christchurch, Dorset) this weekend based on adventures of my own devising. I referenced existing adventures to get me in the right frame of mind in the week before the event, but the adventures proper I ran based on nothing…
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February 2, 2016 0

Madness and Wonders

Spent most of Sunday at the Bolton boardgames day run by GNOMES. Despite an initial hiccup, where double-booking of the normal church hall meant a change of location, the day went reasonably well. We played four games over about 8 hours. Aside from one game, we’d never played them before – and the exception, Mansions…
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March 29, 2011 0

Conventionally Done

I attended the Kensington-based Dragonmeet convention at the weekend. I’m verging on being a regular, having attended for the last four years, but never been before as the guest of anyone. On this occasion, I attended as a guest of Arion Games owner Graham Bottley. Mind, I would not get to sit around and freeload……
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November 29, 2010 0

Backswords & Bucklers

I spent some time with people on stalls chatting, either seeking answers to specific questions – like when the next supplement for Doctor Who might be expected from the folks at the Cubicle 7 stand – or more general chat. I had one such brief chat with Chris Cale at the Tied to a Kite…
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June 8, 2010 0