CaptainCon 2018

Last weekend was CaptainCon 2018. It’s the first big con I was able to attend since GenCon in 2014. TempleCon (which I attended multiple times, and was my first convention ever) and CaptainCon ran parallel for some time, but the latter is now held at the same venue and time slot as the former, that is sadly now defunct. I felt almost right back at home; similar gaming setup, similar game selection, even some of the vendors had the same spot!

My goal with CaptainCon was simple; enjoy the road trip with the guys and the time away from the family, and play & test games I don’t get to the table often enough back home.

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Northern Defenders Painting Contest 2015

Two weeks ago was held the Northern Defenders Painting Contest (now known as the Northern Defenders Show), probably the biggest miniature painting contest in Eastern Canada, or at least on the way there. For the first time, the event used an Open format, in which each painter presents a display of their best work, instead of entering single pieces in various categories. (You can find more information about the Open format on their new website.)

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