Gen Con 2012: Recap for Video Gamers – The Cursed Checkpoint #121

“The Best Four Days in Gaming” took over Indianapolis from Aug 16-19. As first timers to Gen Con, Justin and Ethan managed to find some great intros to a variety of game genres while Josh played just about everything as much as possible.

The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news headline, or industry story. It features a rotating cast of up to 3 members of the Horrible Night writing staff and/or video game industry professionals.

Gen Con 2012

Episode Background

After our Gen Con introductory episode, Josh guided Justin and Ethan along in their first visit to the convention. The team toured the exhibition hall and demoed a variety of games while taking in the sights of the event itself. In this episode the team looks back on their Gen Con experience, game highlights, and how the table top games reminded them of video games if at all.

This checkpoint is for anyone who has been or is interested in going to Gen Con and wants to know how much video games play into the event. Gen Con 2012 was in Indianapolis from August 16th through August 19th.

Show Notes

Cast: Josh LeeJustin Lacey, and Ethan Moses
Runtime: 49:23
Resources: Josh’s Photo Gallery
Games: Level 7: Escape, Heavy Gear Blitz, Wrath of Kings, Zynvaded, Battletech, Outbreak: Undead

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