Well that was fun. I just returned from four days of gaming in Indianapolis at Gencon 2012. I went with one mission in mind... Is it possible to overdose on gaming? Thankfully I got my fill and came home hungry for more. Lots of photos incoming...
The highlight of my weekend was playing lots of Warmachine. I signed up to play Iron Arena matches all weekend to accrue points for prizes from Privateer Press. I had a lot of fun and played with people from all over the country (and Canada). I did fairly well, winning as many games as I lost. One really cool thing was playing pickup games against Pro-level Retribution players. I really learned a lot by playing (and losing) against them. Everyone was really friendly and Privateer Press provided some really cool terrain boards to support their premier event.
|Scenario boards were popular and always busy|
|my army against Circle on a regular table|
|and against Skorne.... Hordes players everywhere|
|another nice scenario table|
|and another with a train on it|
|Privateer Press prize area|
|I was the attacker in the Wall scenario|
|I beat up the Circle player defending it but I did not breach the wall in time|
|The City was a continuous team event with destructible terrain|
|Destroying buildings yielded random cards with one time use effects|
|Interesting Stormwall conversion on the right|
|The only 40k I saw was this Apocalypse game that did not look like fun for the Tyranids|
|as they slowly marched into a fortress of guns with this waiting|
|The X-Wing game is fun, but the starter is a bit overpriced IMO|
|Here's me playing the demo right before I got both my pilots killed (Luke and Biggs KIA, sorry Rebel Alliance)|
|Prepainted mins included - custom Death Star theme boards are not|
|Nicely painted DUST minis|
|Very nicely painted Warmachine minis in the Privateer Press Display|
|Hey Forge World ... try "Painting" your minis for your display next time (/facepalm)|
|WWII war gaming remains as popular as ever - Bolt Action Terrain Board|
|More Bolt Action going on|
|Malifaux seemed popular|
|And some little card game called Magic:TG seemed to be everywhere|
|another popular game had Dungeons as well as Dragons|
|Wizards of the Coast promotes diversity|
|Drow seemed popular at their exhibit...|
|and around the gaming halls as I found out!|
Special thanks to Chad "The Ticket Oak" at Gamer's Sanctuary. Also, thanks to my buddy Chris for letting me crash at his place in Indiana.
Thanks for viewing!