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Let's all go to Gencon now that Zeke is going
« on: June 10, 2008, 02:50:25 AM »
But seriously.....

The triumvirate of gaming power will be united in Indianapolis.

One of the things I like the most about cons, is also the thing I like the most about the podcast and this board, and that is discussion of gameology.

So, I propose this: A gameology discussion with drinks and snacks, just like over privileged intellectuals in the 18th and 19th centuries. Not just a bunch of people sitting around yapping, although that's awesome and will happen, but an organized thoughtful  discussion with booze.

So I need a few things from y'all. I need one or more persons to play Tim Russert and ringmaster this circus. I also need some topics and or discussion questions. Help me advance the science of gameology.


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Re: Let's all go to Gencon now that Zeke is going
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2008, 03:58:43 AM »
If it's going to be an open discussion (which is what I gathered from your post), you probably can't go wrong with the topics from your podcasts. Some of the better ones, IMO, would be "Min/Maxing", "The 7 Words", "Love and Sex in games", and "Game Balance".

Further, I can see some great (albeit maybe a bit more silly) discussion coming from the topic of "Tabletop Superstitions", where people could talk about their gametable habits with dice/minis/etc.

Discussion Moving Questions: (for when the talking just stalls for some reason)
  • When and how did you get into gaming?
  • Do you prefer bigger or smaller groups for gaming?
  • Do you prefer gaming with people you know very well, or with complete strangers? Maybe somewhere inbetween?
  • If you could game with any other 4 people, who would they be?
  • What do you think of the new tech tools for gaming? Virtual Tabletops, Play by Post, electronic dicerollers, and so on.
  • Worst experience ever in a game?
  • Best experience ever in a game?

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Re: Let's all go to Gencon now that Zeke is going
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2008, 09:14:18 AM »
Curse my internationalism, now I REALLY want to go!
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