Sunday, January 16, 2011

Gamicon is Coming!

That time of year has rolled around once again; time for Gamicon in Iowa City, which is happening the 11th thru the 13th of February down at the Iowa Student Union. This year, I'll be running three events spread over Saturday and Sunday.

First up, unsurprisingly, is Labyrith Lord, which I always have a good time running. Old school dungeoneering at it's finest!

Next up, Steve Kenson's ICONS, which I've only gotten to play a couple of times but is a hoot! We'll even be rolling up random superhero characters, which ought to ratchet up the fun level! Wham!

Last, but not least, Federation Commander! I've not run a tactical starship battle game at this con before, but I did play it there last year and am looking forward to a larger group of players! This year we battle the Doomsday Machine!

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Throw 12+ to Score!

Having received a gift card for Half Price Books for Christmas from my in-laws,  I stopped in today to see if there were any treasures to find.

Looking over the rpg books, I see the usual array of Everquest RPG tomes, the moldering stacks of old Dragon mags and the usual assortment of old Warhammer roster books, when I spied a pair of the Classic Traveller Reprint series of books.

Then I looked a shelf down, to see four more of them.  All in all, they had volumes 2-7.

Then I looked at the sticker price on them.  $5.98 a piece.


Needless to say, Happy New Year to me!