Conventions


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




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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


The Gamer’s Tavern is celebrating its first anniversary! We’re bringing back one of our most popular topics, Gaming Horror Stories! Those funny (even if in hindsight) stories of gaming gone wrong. We also have a major announcement at the end of the episode, so stick around! Our Sponsors Evil Beagle […]

First Anniversary Special: It Is NOT Just a Game



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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How does live action roleplaying differ from tabletop roleplaying? What different kinds of LARPs are there? We’ve got a huge panel of guests to talk about just that and to give you valuable tips to start LARPing or run your own event! Our Sponsors Drive Thru RPG Audible Books One […]

Episode 37: Live Action Roleplaying, or Let’s Put on a ...


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Convention Season is upon us! Want to play games at a convention but don’t know what to expect? Or are you running a game and want it to be more awesome? Bill Keyes and Robert Dorf visit the Gamer’s Tavern to discuss the finer points of gaming at conventions. Affiliate […]

Episode 32: Surviving Convention Games, or Bring a Taser to ...



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Guest William Thrasher from Skirmisher Publishing and the d-Infinity magazine and podcast join us we recap our experiences at Comicpalooza! The games, the food, the parties, and more! Note: The first hour of this recording was lost due to a technical malfunction.Most of what was discussed got recapped after Will […]

Gamer’s Tavern Comicpalooza Special 2014


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There are more conventions than ever, and they’re getting bigger every year. Isn’t it time you go to a con? Tom Lommel, the man behind Bill Cavalier the Dungeon Bastard and Grady Elliot join us to talk about how to survive your first (or thirtieth) convention. Where should you stay? […]

Episode 30: Convention Survival Guide, or Don’t Take Pics in ...