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Gen Con 2018 Post #1

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I am home from Gen Con 2018!

*falls over*
*sleeps*
*writes this post*

Okay, so Gen Con was a thing that happened last week. It was huge, pushing 70k unique attendees in a 4 block radius, roughly. Some weirdness happened, which I'm not really going to touch on since a Google search can reveal it, but suffice it to say that Ms. Sarkeesian's presence touched off a wave of fetid attendees who felt their right to be politically icky was being threatened. Overall, though, the con and its attendees were fantastic, and I am thrilled we were able to be there and join together in fun and imagination.

So, let's talk about what happened on my trip!

First, the swag: The pic above shows the RPGs we bought.
Cypher System, Unmasked, and Predation: At Origins we got to play Numenera for the first time, which yes, I know, I'm late to the Monte Cook Games party. I really enjoyed it, and as a result, when I found myself in the Monte Cook booth at Gen Con, we walked away with the core rul…