Over the first weekend of June 2023 the NEC in Birmingham, UK played host to the UK Games Expo once again, and it was fantastic.
No matter which demographic you fall into, you’ll be made to feel welcome, and I’ll wager you a bratwurst from the food trucks that you leave with more friends than you arrived with.
GridCon is an annual board game convention held in the South-West of the UK. It just so happens that I a) live a couple of hours down the road from it, and b) am a Patreon supporter of the organiser, Paul Grogan, so there was no way I wasn’t going back again this year.
As I write this I sit here with sore feet, aching legs, and a hoarse throat. And you know what? I couldn’t be happier.
During a bit of downtime at AireCon, I grabbed some food, and sat at the edge of the Open Gaming area. As I looked around the hall, it dawned on me. A room filled with hundreds of people playing games, all with one thing in common
AireCon is a huge tabletop gaming convention held annually in Harrogate, UK, and this year yours truly decided to attend. Here’s how it went.