Wow! What a year it has been. I’m not sorry to see it go, but I’m also thankful for all the great games and memories made this year! The list of awesome that rained down upon me could fill a few articles, but here are the top Berlings Beard moments of 2018. At the top […]
Pax Unplugged: Panelist for the People
Hello again! How time flies. We’ve been hard at work over the past few months on our Secrets of Hammerfast stream and the continuing awesome of the Bored Ghost storytelling podcast (which has a Patreon now!). As we posted earlier in the year, Pax Unplugged will have its inaugural show in November. We were enthusiastic about the […]
GenCon 2016 ReCap!
Welcome back, dear reader! Yes, it is the beginning of the end of Summer 2016 but don’t let that get you down! There’s so much to discuss and enjoy yet! GenCon 2016 in beautifully accessible Indianapolis Indiana was a blast, again, this year. If you weren’t able to make it out to the gaming […]
PAX East 2015 – Show Journal
This year was perhaps my favorite PAX East so far. In full disclosure, I was working at the Twenty Sided Store’s D&D Booth this time around and so was livin’ la vida exhibitor. As such, this recap is more a personal response than a full-blown review since I did not get to attend any panels […]
Berling’s Beard on a Post-GenCon 2014 PodCast!
Welp, I’ve taken my first steps into a larger world. Check out this podcast I was lucky enough to be a part of. Many thanks to Chris Wood of Mad Scientist Audio for getting the technical details all figured out so amazingly, to The Twenty Sided Store & Studio Bilanko for providing the space (and […]
Gen Con 2014 ReCap!
Welcome back once again, dear readers! So I was lucky enough to be able to make it out to Gen Con 2014, hosted by the beautiful city of Indianapolis, Indiana. This convention is the “… longest-running, best-attended, gaming convention in the world… “ (Source). Indeed, “the show also featured record numbers of exhibitors (370+) and events […]
PAX EAST 2014 Report – Love Revolution!
Welcome back! This piece has been a long time coming. I’m glad to finally get these thoughts out and hope you all enjoy this trip down memory lane. Overall this year’s experience seemed a positive reaction to PAX East 2013’s flaws; the perceived lack of diversity of panelists, issues with sexual harassment, and insensitive comments […]
On the Scene: Escapist Expo 2013
Greetings once again, dear readers! If this is your first visit, a very hearty welcome to Berling’s Beard! Last weekend I was lucky enough to travel to beautiful Durham, North Carolina for the second annual Escapist Expo and it was just a blast. I’ve mentioned the Expo in a previous post and my hopes […]
End of Summer Recap!
Greetings! Well Summer 2013 is fast coming to a close and holy crow, this year has already been so awesome and amazing. Many great trips were had, lovely games were played, and lots of love, heartbreak & dragons felt. Welcome back, now’s a good time to be here. Let’s see what the end of the […]
Start of Summer Recap!
Hello, Hello dear Readers! Wow, June has been a crazy ass month. But then again, which month these days doesn’t bring some sort of joyous/crushing revelation? Politics On the domestic front I’ve been pretty shaken by the Snowden revelations regarding the NSA’s covert PRISM phone/online information collection situation; the fact that my Government actively and […]