Tips For Surviving The Con Season

Spring is coming, and that means one thing: Convention Season begins. I get it, conventions really run all year round, but they really do pick up the pace in spring and into summer, leading up to the usual rush to finish costumes, plan hotels, and overall the general pre-con panic. There’s also a drastic increase…

DIY Portable GM Kit!

Prior to CharCon, I mentioned that I was working on a bit of a project for said convention. It just so happens that I lucked out with getting it done not only on-time, but with days enough to spare to get the best loadout. As I was on crutches for this convention, I began to…

Rocking Games At CharCon

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to work with the great staff and fellow volunteer GMs at CharCon, a gaming convention in Charleston, WV (and a local-to-me convention). While not as big as some other conventions we here at Sticky Bunton have attended, it was still an interesting and fun event with lots of…

Convention Prep: CharCon 2017

After a successful weekend at CharCon Bonus Round this year, I was invited to run games at the main event of CharCon this week. I’m doing a lot of prepwork for it and haven’t finished reading anything that’s not related to the convention, so I haven’t been able to write my usual reviews. Instead, you get to…

The NPC’s Time At Tekko!

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I made it to Tekko this year. Tekko has been one of my mainstay cons since 2009 (I’ve only missed one year since then due to a new job), and making it back is always the highlight of my year. Sure, I use it as a reason to spend…

Behind the Scenes As An NPC

When not playing the games I’ve recently reviewed, I’ve had my hands full with a few things that are coming up that will impact my ability to post over the coming weeks. I know some of you are actually following my weekly posts, so please accept my apology in advance that I may be missing…

Sangawa 2015: A Triumphant Return

I can easily sum up this year’s Sangawa with the words “Drastic Improvement.” With last week’s post, you’d notice that I wasn’t certain how I felt about attending the con. I was dreading dead game sessions, drunks in the hallways, and not enough people to really do anything. Within the first few hours, I was pleasantly…