Black lives matter. George Floyd was murdered by the police, as countless others have been. It would be hollow for us to do the show tonight while so many risk their safety to fight this racist injustice.
You can listen to two white guys talk about games some other night.
Tonight, consider a donation to any or all of these worthy causes:
- Black Lives Matter Global Network
- Reclaim the Block
- National Bail Out
- Black Visions Collective
- NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
- The National Police Accountability Project
- Color of Change Education Fund
- Unicorn Riot
- Campaign Zero
- Advancement Project
- The Marshall Project
Thank you PAX East 2020!
If you missed the panel, there's video of (mostly) the same panel from PAX Unplugged! We also have video of a ton of our other talks from other PAXes! If you saw us at PAX South, video of The 41 Tabletop Games You Must Play is on youtube, as is the completely different original 40 Tabletop Games You Must Play from PAX West!
Good PAX. See you at the next PAX.
We will be at PAX East 2020!
Take Your #@$ Turn!
Saturday Feb 29th
We’ve all played the "30-60 minute" board game that seems to always take exactly four hours. Your definition of "a quick game" always seems to be far from what your friends think. But it doesn’t have to be this way! Join us for a lively discussion of what factors, from game design decisions to players’ interactions, cause games to take too long. We’ll then teach you, in detail, how to take your #@$ turn!
We will be at PAX South 2020 with an all new panel!
The 41 Tabletop Games You Must Play
Friday Jan 17th
We are live at MAGFest 2020! Come see us talk, or just say hi and play a game! You may spot us played DDR in the wee hours of the morning.
The Real Harm of Games
Friday Jan 3rd @ 11:30 AM
MAGES 1 (Chesapeake 4,5,6)
Take your #@*$ turn!
Friday Jan 3rd @ 10:30 PM
Tabletop Discussions (Riverview Ballroom 1)
Building your Indie Studio from the Ground Up
Saturday Jan 4th @ 10:00 PM
Panels 1 (Cherry Blossom Ballroom)
Competitive vs Casual: An Unsolvable Problem?
Sunday Jan 5th @ 11:30 AM
Panels 4 (Annapolis 2-4)
We will be live at PAX Unplugged 2019 with two events! PAX Unplugged, if you aren't aware, is the tabletop-only PAX. This makes it, by default, the best PAX.
Learn & Play: Three Short-But-Essential Games
Friday 12/06 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Learn & Play Room
Why learn one game when you can learn three?! There are some games that aren’t always the "main event" at your table. They’re the warm-ups. They’re the games you play once the pizza arrives, or while you’re waiting in line for the Omegathon Finale. These kinds of games have to have certain characteristics. They have to be fast to teach, quick to play, and elegant in design. Too simple, and they’re not worth playing. Too complex, and they aren’t short anymore.
Join Rym & Scott, hosts of the GeekNights podcast, for Cockroach Poker, Ganz Schön Clever (That’s Very Clever), and Wizard! In this session, you’ll learn, and play, all three of these games!
Take Your #@*$ Turn!
Sunday 12/08 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
We’ve all played the "30-60 minute" board game that seems to always take exactly four hours. Your definition of "a quick game" always seems to be far from what your friends think. But it doesn’t have to be this way! Join us for a lively discussion of what factors, from game design decisions to players’ interactions, cause games to take too long. We’ll then teach you, in detail, how to take your #@*$ turn!
Thank you PAX West for a great weekend of games and some amazing crowds!
GeekNights will be on hiatus for two weeks after PAX while Rym is in London, but will return with your regularly scheduled podcast right after.