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Talking about Gaming the Irish Way!

Sep 2, 2015

This week, the Adventuring Party wraps up it's discussion about North America's largest tabletop gaming event, Gen Con, with practical advice on how to get there, get somewhere to sleep, and spend only a reasonably insane amount of your hard-earned cash.


Join us, as the Professor primes his aether-pump and whisks us all away on an adventure unlike any other! See a land where plants walk like men, and dogs and cats wear business suits and perform surgeries! Marvel at the gastronomancy of the Atlantean Soupsorcerers! Gasp at the terrifying display performances of the uncanny Gymnastoraptors! All, this week, on another thrilling episode of the Fabjabulous Journodyssies of Professor Horatio Q. Burke!

Show Notes:

  • 1.25 - 4.30: Professor Horatio's advice on how to get to Gen Con
  •  - 2.48: It's the only hairy thing about One Direction.
  • 4.30 - 12.20: Professor Horatio's advice on how to get a place to sleep at Gen Con
  •  - 8.20: This episode's Phrase of the Week is "Chastity Pillow"
  • 12.20 - 16.46: How much Gen Con itself is going to cost you, you money-grubbing swine!
  •  - 12.34: True Dungeon is mental:
  •  - 14.14: Quote of the Episode: "Do you want some Jamaican barbecue?" "Yes" "Do you want some traditional barbecue?" "Yes" "Do you want some New Orleans barbecue?" "Yes" "Do you want some Paleo bar-" "No"
  • 16.46 - 18.04 - Professor Horatio's advice on how to choke out of a tournament gracefully
  • 18.18 - 21.50: General banter: missing out on events; Kickstarter games; the Adventurers League; the 1-kilogram event guide
  •  - 19.24: CROM! Conan: Rise of Monsters
  •  - 21.54: God damn it, Liam. I actually couldn't find a link to the document Eoin was talking about, but if anyone finds it just send me along the link and I'll update the show notes.
  • 21.58 - 24.09: How to keep your baggage space down
  •  - 23.00: Glorantha
  •  - 24.09: Son of Quote of the Episode: "Hello everyone, this is the Captain. Because of Eoin, we don't have enough fuel." "We have to jettison three babies"
  • 24.10 - End: Closing banter, Liam's Final Thoughts, and some parting advice from Professor Horatio.