GenCon 2010: A Demo Monkey's Perspective
This was my 7th GenCon, and I've spent all seven demoing for Asmodee.Recommend
In previous years, I've had plenty of breaks and time to browse other booths. I've also had openings in the demos so I could play as well as teach.
Not this year. I don't count demos as games played unless I'm actively playing the game. I played less than 20 games this year.
I barely got out of the booth - interest in Dixit and Claustrophobia kept a steady crowd in the booth - my beautiful and amazing wife did much of the purchasing for us, and I grabbed a few books before the dealer room opened or after it closed. I even purchased one game while waiting for the snack bar to finish cooking some of their (terrible) bratwurst.
It helps that my wife is mighty.
Here's what I played and/or purchased this year:
- [+] Dice rolls