The State of Games, Episode 71 – The One About GrandCon 2014

stateofgameslogonewCon season is winding down, but there was one last little hurrah to make before the long, cold winter: GrandCon in Grand Rapids, Michigan. GR is a hotbed of boardgaming enthusiasts and designers, much like the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area – plus, they also have great beer, just like we do! So despite the 12 hour drive, it was pretty much a win/win situation with board games, beers, and some of the best darn people in the hobby.

Links to important things mentioned on the podcast:

thunderalleyThe Unpub Network

Bottom of the 9th


New Bedford

Aether Magic



No Thanks

Sheriff of Nottingham

Thunder Alley

Richard Launius


The Awesome Secret Game That We Can’t Talk About

The Monk & The Riddle

Dragon’s Milk



Belle of the Ball (It’s here, grab your copy now!)

VivaJava: The Coffee Game: The Dice Game (It’s here – get your copy now!)

Compounded (All sold out! But more are coming this spring!)

The Great Heartland Hauling Co. (All copies have been hauled away – but you can pre-order the second edition!)

VivaJava: The Coffee Game (Sold out!)

Carnival (Currently sold out – but you can pre-order the second edition!)


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