TBGT Part 4: In Summary

Of the games I listed as wanting to play, I got all of the major ones to the table. The only one I didn’t get to learn was Drum Roll, which continues to be my convention white whale, and I also didn’t get to play Terra Mystica. I actually got offered a place in a…

TBGT 2016 Part 3: The Weekend

After a long day at work Friday, I jumped in the car and sped for the gaming. Well actually I drove normally, but that’s a lot less dramatic of a beginning. Upon my arrival, most people were either finishing up a game or making dinner plans, so I chatted for a bit before settling down…

TBGT 2016 Part 2: The First Days

On Wednesday morning I got up and started loading my car full of games, before grabbing coffee en route to That Board Gaming Thing. Luckily it’s not a long drive, so soon enough I had my badge, had said hello to folk, and was getting the games on display. But why attend if not to…

TBGT 2016 Part 1: The Lists

My previous TBGT post focused on what the event is, and why I attend. This one is more about my preparations for the event, and my plans once I get there. This Year’s Stack I always try to take a selection of games that are either new or don’t get played enough. Of note however,…

TBGT – What Is It?

That Board Gaming Thing (aka TBGT) is a local invite-only convention held in Brier Creek, just minutes from my home. I’m just a few days away from this year’s event and I can’t wait. It’s basically five days of gaming with friends (Wed through Sun), where we get to take advantage of a massive library…