This week we are featuring Gwen & Samuel from Runaway Parade and designers of Fire Tower. Gwen and Samuel initially met at Sarah Lawrence College in 2007 and a partnership was formed. Runaway Parade began as a multimedia online publication, which you can find the archives here, but after 70 issues they decided it had run its course.
Today we are featuring Jess Davis who is also known as Boardgame Girl. Jess has been playing games since she was a young child. Her family loved Bingo, which may contribute to her propensity to yell out board games! at a moment’s notice, and playing card games like 31.In fact, her aunts and uncles were borderline compulsive gamblers, betting nickels on their hands of 31 almost every single night.
We are pleased to announce that Midgard Comics and Games will be joining us this year as our vendor. They are a local comic and game store located in Derry, New Hampshire. They plan to be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday of #G2S18 for all of your game buying needs!
Today we are featuring Andrew Smith from Board Game Quest. Andrew contributes written content spanning reviews to top 10 lists, and more. I had the pleasure of meeting Andrew at Origins this past summer.
You spoke we listened. We have shirts for you!
Due to popular demand we've made our event shirts available to you to pre-order for delivery at G2S18, but you have to act fast! Pre-order before February 25th or you will miss your chance!
We are excited to announce that we will have the crew from Portsmouth Escape Room joining us Saturday March 10th, 2018 at #G2S18! They will be hosting a pop-up escape room starting at 10 a.m.. The pop-up event is a 15 minute puzzle for up to 5 people at a time.
Today we are featuring Darren Kisgen the designer of Dragonwood. Darren was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He has a PhD in Finance from the University of Washington, and degrees in Mathematics, Economics and Finance from Washington University in St. Louis.
Today we are featuring Marc Davis from the Thoughtful Gamer. Marc started The Thoughtful Gamer in March of 2017. He wanted to provide the kinds of resources he wanted to see in the board gaming community--critical reviews, thoughtful commentary,
Today we are featuring a person who is both a game publisher and designer who will be joining us at #G2S18, Curt Covert from Smirk & Dagger. Curt is a fourteen-year veteran of the industry and the owner of Smirk & Dagger Games.
Do you need to purge some games and clear the shelves a bit? Or are you looking to maybe acquire some new ones? Good news, the Math Trade and Auction for #G2S18 are now live! Thank you to Granite Game Summit attendee and friend Dan Cristelli for organizing them again this year!
We are proud to announce that we will be hosting the New Hampshire State Championships for the games Diamonds, Skull King, Game of 49, Neuroshima Hex, Nevermore and Dimension. The winner of each game will receive a trophy, a copy of that game, plus a seat at the final round of the Northeast Regional Championship at DEXCON 21 (as well as a free badge to DEXCON 21)!
Today we are featuring Dan Hundycz designer of Affliction: Salem 1692 and Pirates. Dan formed DPH Games Inc. 5 years ago and was formerly a school counselor. Getting people together, interacting, problem solving and having fun is a priority for him.
December seems like a great time to share the love and give away some merchandise to our fans. What better way to do that then through a social media game?
Extra-Life connects thousands of gamers and unites them for a good cause, to raise funds for their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.
We, the G2S staff, would like to thank all of you for helping us continue to grow and thrive. Our single day events, and our very first multi-day events have all been quite successful and we couldn’t have done it without you. It has been a really great first year and a half, we are unbelievably grateful for the opportunity to help build the community.
Today’s featured designer is Chris Moriarty, the designer of To Windward!- The Lunar Islands and founder of Tower St. Games. Tower St. Games was born last June when it became apparent that a game he was working on had legs.
Today’s featured designer is Tim Schuetz, designer of Interstellar Fabricators. Tim was lucky enough to grow up with geeky parents and spent much of his life playing board games, video games and RPGs.
Today we are featuring Chris Anderson, designer of the soon to be published In Vito Morte. In Vito Morte will be coming to Kickstarter this Summer from Button Shy Games.
Today we are featuring Jim Fitzpatrick, the designer of Mission to Planet Hexx! Jim is a Massachusetts native, a programmer for a large medical software company, and a semi-professional stage actor.