Gaming

Things Not to Say …

“You would think the women would demo the good games.” We’ve been demoing our upcoming card game, Paparazzi! at GenCon this week. Someone actually said the above quote to one of our demo team people, when he asked her about the game and she described it as “the game of trash-celebrity culture” [the game’s standard […]

This Just In From GenCon Appearance

I’ll be appearing once on the twice-daily This Just In…From GenCon! podcast this week. My episode records Thursday afternoon just before the exhibitor’s hall closes for the first day. If you want to keep up with what a bunch of podcasters and industry people think this year’s GenCon, TJIFG is one of the best way […]

Gen Con Attendance Tips 3: Looking for Work

My Gen Con Tip Archive: Part 1: Before the Show! | Part 2: At the Show | Part 3: Looking for Work (Jan 2011 edit: I edited this to remove names of a company and people I don’t work with anymore, so as not to create confusion when people read this article in the future. […]

More Gen Con Advice

Jess Hartley has started a series of posts about Gen Con for Aspiring Freelancers — well worth checking out if you’ll be looking for work at Gen Con next week!

Gen Con Indy Attendance Tips Part 2: At the Show!

My Gen Con Tip Archive: Part 1: Before the Show! | Part 2: At the Show | Part 3: Looking for Work Here are some rules for what to do at the show, and just before the show: Around Indy Walking through the mall is the fastest way to get to certain hotels. And the […]

Gen Con Indy Attendance Tips Part 1: Before the Show!

My Gen Con Tip Archive: Part 1: Before the Show! | Part 2: At the Show | Part 3: Looking for Work It’s just over three weeks to Gen Con Indy 2009, and a few months ago, a first-time attendee asked me for advice attending the show. I rattled off a ton of off-the-cuff advice […]

Adam Jury at MechaCon, July 24th-26th

I’ll be the gaming guest of honor at MechaCon (site plays loud sound effects) in Lafayette, Louisiana, July 24th-26th. I’ll be doing a couple panels/seminars — about Shadowrun’s 20th Anniversary, cyberpunk gaming, and working in the game industry. I’ll also be spending some time relaxing and hanging out at the show, but I’d be totally […]

Shadowrun, Fourth Edition 20th Anniversary Edition

The project that has taken so much of my time and energy over the last few months has now been announced, and is available as a PDF: Catalyst Game Labs Celebrates 20 Years of Shadowrun! [I will try to have some actual thoughts about this, when I am finished being exhausted and stressed. I hope […]

Gen Con Emerging from Bankruptcy

Gen Con Scheduled to Emerge from Chapter 11!: SEATTLE (January 9, 2009) – Gen Con LLC announced today that the US Bankruptcy Court of Western Washington has confirmed the company’s plan of reorganization and approved the company’s rejection of a hostile takeover bid. “This is bright day for us”, said Adrian Swartout, CEO of Gen […]