On this episode of Game Store Prophets, the group is sans el presidente, but have gathered some new hotness in the form of a guest host. As the triumvirate forms, can they hold it together long enough to put some plans together for 2018? Find out as we discuss things and stuff and more things!
This first installment of two Gen Con focused episodes of GSP. In this episode, we talk about the overall experience of Gen Con and while we think it’s worth going. We talk about the experiences we’ve had, the feeling of being among the people, and the overall excitement of being involved in the USA’s largest gaming convention.
In the next episode, we’ll be tackling the games that are being released at this year’s event and what has our attention
If you want to read the previous article I mention in this episode, you can find it here.
This episode is light on banter because, well, there was just too much to talk about.
We start off nice and simple with one of our patent-pending 5×2 lists of the announcements from GAMA that we are most interested in, and then hit the ground running with two controversial issues that have been all over the gaming interwebs. Days of Wonder’s decision to take the slaves out of Five Tribes, and, of course, the announcement that Gencon is threatening to leave Indianapolis at the end of their contract if a new RFRA law is not changed.
We realize that when you talk about this sort of thing, you can’t make everyone happy. Rarely is that even possible with an issue that has reached this sort of magnitude. What we don’t want to see is a comments section breaking down into two sides drawing clear battle lines and shouting over each other. There is enough of that other places, and we hope to take one step towards bringing the humanity back into this equation.