The topic for the August 23 #RPGChat was: after GenCon, lessons learned, games played and enjoyed, and people met..
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Tweets of Note:
We started with new games that were played and bought:
Quite a few people noted the absence of some long standing game companies:
Was surprised by some of the companies that weren’t there
Some lessons learned, and things to do differently next time:
next time I go, I’ll sign up for more games in advance rather than relying on generic tickets
I’d also try to arrange meetups in advance rather than relying on twitter during the con
If you see someone in the dealer hall you want to talk to, don’t wait, b/c it is really easy to lose someone in there! Happened 2x
One day is not enough
My lesson from this year’s Gen Con: bring some breakfast bars and whatnot to curb morning hunger before leaving hotel room.
Yes! Foodtrucks and hotel breakfasts were both great. I also always packed granola bars and trail mix for inbetween meals!
I loved the random interactions with people who recognize you from Twitter and have never met you IRL.
And some news that came from the 2012 Gencon Keynote:
The full archive of the chat is here, in spreadsheet form.