Tag: That Con

Savage Worlds Flash Gordon: Dive of Doom (MACE 2018)

DATE: November 8-9, 2018 Ran this for the crafters and then ran it for the general con population. Share List

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Fandom Convention Prices not family-friendly (on purpose)

I have been involved with convention fandom since 1989.  That’s nearly 30 years of going to conventions as well as running them.  The biggest I ever attended was DragonCon and I continued my patronage of that convention until I started

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So I am back, but not sure I want to be…

Since 2012, I have often pictures That Con coming back to me and asking me to help dig it out of the hole that they dug themselves into.  I imagined the satisfaction I would feel in knowing that in the

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ConCarolinas 2018 Results

Things went really well at ConCarolinas 2018 Gaming – partially because I really worked hard on my attitude and partially because people are starting to understand the system.   There are a few areas I need to improve on still but

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For all the things I built, how quickly they collapse

At one time, I was proud to be at the center of THAT convention.  I was proud that I built it from 300 attendees to 1300.  I was proud to have hosted the largest attended Deep South Con (2010) since

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Dead Light (ConCarolinas 2018)

SYSTEM:  Call of Cthulhu 7e There is some really good aspects to this adventure but some really difficult parts of it.  First off, it does provide a lot of NPCs to keep up with.  It’s helps to have a way

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Savage Worlds Flash Gordon: Dive of Doom (ConCarolinas 2018)

DATE: June 2, 2018 The playtest of this game went a little better than the actual con game but it was still reasonably fun.   The session went about the same as the playtest with the end result being guided by

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Post-That Con feedback

So we got feedback from That Con because they like to do surveys and all that.  While I am sure they have more than enough to deal with on the fandom end, by statistics, we did fine.  Out of 66 respondents, about 3 were rather scathing and hurtful.  So, cathartically, I am posting them here.  It is a realization that if my work with That Con is going to continue, I have to really look inside myself and figure out what is going on.  Is it burnout? Or is it something else?  Can it change?

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Necropolis (ConCarolinas 2017)

SYSTEM: Call of Cthulhu 7e Another one of the canned adventures by Chaosium for the summer convention season, Necropolis is a short introductions adventure with a simple premise and straightforward purpose.  It is meant to help the players get used to

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The Dreaming Ward (ConCarolinas 2017)

SYSTEM: Call of Cthulhu 7e Chaosium released a few free adventures for the summer con season and I decided to run some of those.  Key word is that these are free.  You get what you pay for.  Although they are

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