Board Games


Welcome to Gamer’s Tavern History Check! This episode, we explore the series of events that led to the formation of the gaming hobby as we know it going all the way back to the very origin of the concept of “roleplaying games”.

Gamer’s Tavern History Check: Origin Story Part 1





Ross, Darryl, and Lauren recorded live in front of an audience at Comicpalooza in Houston, TX! They talk about the convention, what they experienced, and did a Q&A helping the audience with their gaming questions. Bandwidth Sponsor: Pinnacle Entertainment Group’s Savage Worlds – Fast! Furious! Fun! Our Sponsors Noble Knight Games: Where […]

Episode 52: Comicpalooza 2015, or 10/10 A+++ Would Con Again


Ross, Lauren, and Darryl were invited to the amazing ChupacabraCon in Austin, TX. During the recording, game designer Michael Sattron and convention chair Sheena Colbath joined us to talk about this great, intimate convention in the heartland of Texas. Bandwidth Sponsor: Savage Worlds – Fast! Furious! Fun! Our sponsors Drive Thru […]

ChupacabraCon 2015: Mace of Power


The Arcology Podcast ran their second annual New Year special with several Shadowrun podcasters, including Darryl Mott Jr. (owner, producer, and engineer of the Gamer’s Tavern) and Brandon Gensemer (producer of the Gamer’s Tavern Game Table: Shadowrun)! We make a few announcements about the future of Gamer’s Tavern as we […]

Shadowrun Podcast New Year Special from The Arcology Podcast



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Want to see how conventions work? Maybe you want to start your on con? We have the best gaming conventions in the country, both big and small, to answer your questions about starting a convention! Our Sponsors Accursed: A dark fantasy setting for Savage Worlds where you play the monsters Audible: […]

Episode 43: Conventions, or a Peek Behind the Curtain


Ross and Sean are on a road trip! Gamer’s Tavern host and producer Ross Watson along with frequent guest Sean Patrick Fannon killed some time on their drive home from RinCon talking about what they did at the convention, how to argue about gaming effectively, the independent game movement, the […]

Gamer’s Tavern Happy Hour: Road Trip




Yes, it’s true! Gamer’s Tavern has launched a Kickstarter to improve the website, start creating new content, and ensure we’re able to keep growing the Gamer’s Tavern Podcast Network! You can find out all the information at our Kickstarter page and support the Gamer’s Tavern.

Gamer’s Tavern Kickstarter


We spent the weekend at Gen Con, the largest gaming convention in the world! Here’s what we saw, did, played, and more! Please note there’s no intro or outro on this episode as Darryl has come down with the most delayed case of con crud ever and can barely see […]

Gamer’s Tavern Gen Con Special: It’s Sunday


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Gaming luminaries Chris Pramas and Sean Patrick Fannon join us to talk about those shared experiences all gamers have. From the first time you played, your first set of dice, your first time behind the DM screen, and the first time you lose a character. Remember running into That Guy? […]

Episode 39: Gaming Rites of Passage, or Orange Juice Carton ...