• A Return To A Little Normalcy

    By / August 13, 2021 / General

    After almost two years of self imposed exile, Play The Game Podcast will be returning to GenCon for its 2021 gamer love fest.

  • It Starts! GenCon 2016

    By / December 9, 2015 / Dave, General, News

          Reminder: Holiday Closures and Upcoming Important Dates The Gen Con offices will close on December 21 through January 1, so employees may enjoy time with their families and friends during the holiday season. In 2016, Event Submission will begin on January 6, and Badge Pre-Registration will open on January 22. Additional information… [read more]

  • Folklore: The Affliction UPDATE of the Ridiculous

    By / October 26, 2015 / Dave, General, News

    So, I was prompted to write about Kickstarter a couple of weeks ago, after we received a press release for Folklore: The Affliction being on Kickstarter. Then promptly forgot about it.  Here’s a link. This arrived this morning: Final Days on Kickstarter! “In case you missed it, Folklore: The Affliction is wrapping up on Kickstarter and has… [read more]

  • In defense of Wil Wheaton, even though he’s completely capable of defending himself

    By / October 20, 2015 / Dave, General, News

    Around the same time Marty and I were starting PTG Felicia Day started Geek and Sundry. Will Wheaton, a friend of Felicia’s, proposed a show called TableTop for G&S, the idea behind the show being a group people (celebrities) would get together play a game and talk about what-not. Simple, kind of like “Dinner and a… [read more]

  • Kickstarter Fatigue and Risk

    By / October 5, 2015 / Dave, General, News

    I like the idea of Kickstarter. I been a backer since 2012 and backed about 70 projects. I think it’s great that there is a community of like minded individuals out there that can come together to help someone create their dream. With that said, is anyone else out there getting Kickstarter fatigue? Kickstarter  is being… [read more]

  • Podcast Episode #105

    By / September 15, 2015 / Audio Episodes

          I’ll take you out on the first turn and not feel bad about it…

  • Demoed- Blood Rage

    By / September 11, 2015 / General

    I had the opportunity to play a demo of Blood Rage at GenCon. Deveolped by Guillotine Games, Studio McVey, designer Eric M. Lang and artist Adrian Smith Distributed by CoolMini and funded through Kickstarter, (wow that’s a mouth full.) It brought in just under a million with just under 10,000 backers. I didn’t back it… [read more]

  • Podcast Episode #104 – Jon and Marty Talk RPGs

    By / September 9, 2015 / Audio Episodes

      In this episode Jon and Marty talk about RPGs and their own personal histories with Roleplaying, people they have gamed with and their general preferred play styles.   Sit back, have a listen and enjoy the conversation! As always, feel free to leave comments and suggestions.  Join Play The Game Podcast on Google+, Youtube,… [read more]

  • By / June 17, 2015 / General

    Welcome to the third Hot Events Newsletter! What are Hot Events? They are ticketed games, seminars, films, and activities, hand-picked to showcase the diversity and fun of Gen Con. Attendees may select tickets from among more than 7,000 currently available events, and there are even more events on the way. This week’s Hot Event Newsletter… [read more]

  • Ep 103 PTG “The Josh Episode”

    By / October 17, 2014 / Audio Episodes


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