From its humble little beginnings in Gary Gygax's backyard in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, to the four day spectacle sprawling over downtown Indianapolis, GEN CON 50 is ready to celebrate a half-century of bringing the gamer community together. Part trade show and part adult summer camp, GEN CON organizers have promised to bring the heavy this … Continue reading Gumbo’s 2017 GEN CON Preview — Hot & Spicy Games at Gen Con 50 – PART UN
Designer Jason Dinger gives an inside look at his visit to Heavy Con 2017. Was it the people or the games? Find out here.
Can you outwit and outbid your rival Roman impresarios in this beautiful new production of a classic Euro?
Interviews with designers from UnPub7 and why every designer in the community should attend
At PAX South 2017, we were able to visit with many established companies and some up-and-coming design studios, too. Unfortunately, we were not able to see everything! One of the games that we were eager to check out before the convention, but were unable to do so because of the busy schedule, is the subject … Continue reading Beignets and Board Games — Dice of Crowns
The Gumbo gives you their top ten game experiences, plus some lagniappe...
The Gumbo Krewe has been hard at work (at play??) trying to get as many of the top games of 2016 to the table. We will have a post soon of our way too early top ten games. Stay tuned...
Hunting, fishing, football, and just being in the outdoors -- Southern designers have a tough job. They have to design a gaming experience that can compete for the gamer's attention with hunting, fishing, football, and just being in the outdoors, all of which are enjoyed year round. I got a chance to sit down with … Continue reading Spotlight on Southern Designers: Michael Godbold of Gobo Games
The Mad Hatter will no longer roam the Death Valley sidelines, looking for a tasty blade of grass to chew on during a tense late season game against the Crimson Tide. News out of Baton Rouge on Sunday, September 25 is that head coach Coach Les Miles and his offensive coordinator were relieved of their … Continue reading Spice it up! with Hand Off: The Card Football Board Game (LSU edition)
Gen Con: the con where a million different publishers vie for attention with a trillion different gamers. Hyperbole? Of course. But it is true that many different stories bubble up to the surface during the Best Four Days of Not Sleeping, 2016 edition. (If you missed number 10-6, click here). Here is a look at … Continue reading Top Ten Stories at Gen Con 2016, Part Deux