| Jason Blair grins evilly over Little
Fears, his controversial game of children facing their fears.
It's a simple yet challenging game that will impress any horror
Pelgrane boys square off and sell Dying Earth, with
or without the Diana Jones Award. If you like Jack Vance (or even
if you don't) this game is too funny and inspired to miss out
||Lewis Pollack, designer of Children of
the Sun, is definitely the Designer of the Sunny Disposition.
Check out CotS for fantasy with a deisel-punk twist, giant airships
and funky animalistic races.
|Famous more for
his art for GURPS and In Nomine, Dan Smith wants to remind you he's
now also made a card game. Battle
of the Bands is a huge hit, combining funny cards with
hilarious game play, and YOU get to be in the band.
(Dork Tower) and Aaron Williams (Nodwick) stand ready to sign every
funny book they can. Dork Storm's newest addition, Scott Kurtz' PVP is also
now running monthly, and the first trade paperbacks for it are now
||James Wallis is not
on drugs in this photo. I swear. He's just high on GenCon.
|James Ernest of Cheapass
Games poses with Freeloader. No, the GAME is called Freeloader.
James promises to be even more Cheapass in the coming year, and the
quality of brilliance coming from this man's brain remains
|| The Starchildren booth. The coolest booth at the con,
bringing glam rock back to the masses. If you have a rock and roll
bone in your body, you will love this game of aliens and
underground rockers fighting back in a world where rock is ground
under a jack-booted heel.
||Shane Hensley is
positively thrilled with the release of the brand new Deadlands
game, Lost Colony. This time, the Reckoning is coming to the
|Guy McLimore of Microtactix was enjoying the success that his new
venture, RPGNet Mall is having.
||Greg Benage gets liquid
sustenance; it's been a big day selling Blue Planet and D20
stuff at the Fantasy Flight Games booth. Also a hot item was The
Confrontation, the new Tolkein board game from Reiner Knizia. A
two-player Stratego-like game, but far more clever, and the John
Howe art also makes it gorgeous to look at.
Sean Punch, Transhuman Space writer David Pulver and Ars
Magica supremo David Chart hold up their books and make their moms
|Andy Miello and
David Matlol are totally enthused about their new pulp RPG, Danger Quest!
Sorcerer, preferring to do it with the DJ Award. Ron's booth, Adept
Press, was also selling and running demos a whole host of indie
RPGs such as Jared Sorensen's OctaNe, the
rock and roll apocalypse RPG, Matt Snyder's gritty Western
Devils, the storytelling game Universalis by Ralph Mazza and Mike Holmes, Kayfabe,
the wrestling RPG, and Obsidian's Dav Harnish's new one,
Unfortunate Destinies - not to mention Trollbabe and Elfs, two more
games from the genius of Mr Edwards.
||Dav Harnish is quietly
proud of the apocalyptic hellhole he created in his darkly horrific
|Aaron Loeb of Green Ronin
Publishing, and friend, and book.
||Brad Elliot and Greg
Stolze congratulate each other for their sterling work on Godlike
||A bevy of D20 Publishers:
Hal Greenberg, Jim Govreau, Doug Hernig, Andrew Thompson, Curtis
Bennet, Jason Parent, mostly from Mystic Eye