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Gnomes At Gencon and You Pick It, We Review It 2015

While listening to Gencon Episode of The Misdirected Mark podcast last night with Christopher M. Sniezak and our own Phil Vecchione , Phil made mention of the You Pick It, We Review It posts that we've done from time to time here on the Stew. This…
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Gnome Stew’s Video Guide To Gencon

If you’ve never been to Gencon, or another large gaming/geek convention, it’s really hard to get an idea for exactly what it feels like. When I went to my first Origins 7 or so years ago, I couldn’t even begin to conceive of what the experience…

Gnome Stew Invades Con On The Cob!!! and a Little Advice For Surviving Convention Games

Last year I did a review of a local convention in Hudson, Ohio called Con On The Cob. It is one that I attend every year. You can read all about it in the review, but I have to unabashedly say that it is one of the most awesome conventions…

Gencon Gnomespotting 2010 & Gnome Gencon Tips

There are going to be a fair amount of Gnomes/ex-patriot Gnomes at Gencon this year. We’ve got a lot of things going on: Eureka being distributed through Studio 2 Publishing (Booth #320), The Cooking Up Adventure Plots with Gnome Stew seminar,…
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Your Shiny Wazoo at Con On The Cob & Johnny’s Five With Andy Hopp

  To those of you who do the convention circuit, you’ve probably heard about this thing called Con on The Cob – Games, Art, Freaks & Fun. It’s a small-ish convention in northern Ohio from October 15th –17th. It generates a lot…

Gencon’s VIG Program – The Way You Should Do Gencon – Plus Interview With VIG Director, Rachel Araucto

This year’s Gencon was my second year attending. My first year, the decision to go was last minute and a few factors kept me from having a very good time. This year, I decided that i was going to make sure and enjoy myself. One of the ways…

Johnny’s Five – Five Things To Learn From Gaming Conventions

I just got back from my most recent trip to the Origins Games Fair. While we Gnomes will be at Gencon en masse, Origins has always been my home convention. Its about 2 hours away from me, has a lot of people I know and they think we’re the…
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Sharing Your Notes

A common practice in teaching today is for the teacher of a class to make notes on important things and then provide them to the students. Studies show that this helps students retain information that they would normally gloss over in lectures.…