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PPG CON 2019 Stats & PPG CON 2020 Dates Announced

May is here, and it has already been over two weeks since the end of PPG CON 2019. I wanted to personally thank each and every attendee, vendor, and volunteer. I am humbled and honored that you chose to spend your valuable time and resources with us in our little town of Manitou Springs. We…

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KOAA News 5 Featured PPG CON 2019

PPG CON was on the news! If you were at PPG CON early Sunday morning, you may have seen KOAA News 5 stopped by the hall to see what we’re all about. Read the full article:https://koaa.com/news/covering-colorado/2019/04/14/tabletop-board-game-convention-happening-in-manitou-springs/

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Tournaments – What to Expect

Try your hand at a tournament! We are hosting 3 tourneys on Saturday, and be sure to sign up to reserve your spot. Signup sheets will be available at PPG CON. Crokinole with Jose Saturday, 10a – 12p Love dexterity games – or β€œDex” games as board gamers call it? Try your flicking prowess and…

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Parking for PPG CON 2019

We’re happy to say we will not have to deal with construction around the convention hall this year! Huzzah! Which means more parking options. Please refer to the list and map for where parking is (mostly) free and open to the public. There’s a parking lot behind Manitou Springs City Hall that is for city…

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2019 Vault Additions

Everyone likes new shiny! Check out the GREAT new games that we will be bringing to our convention this weekend at PPG CON: 93 New Games! 1775: Rebellion 5-Minute Dungeon 8Bit Box Arboretum Arkham Horror (Third Edition) Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra BANG! Blackout: Hong Kong Bus (Pack o’ Game) Cacao Captain Sonar Century: Eastern…

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Vendor Playtest: Four Levels

I hope that you all are as excited as I am that we have some vendors at the convention this year. One of our vendors, Four Levels, will be bringing a demonstration of their eponymous game to PPG CON here in a week, and I had the privilege to playtest it. It’s an abstract game,…

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Board Game Roundup
Board Game Roundup: Smiley Reviews 5 Newly Played Games

I’m always on the lookout for new games, and especially for games that bring something new and different to the table. In this post, I’m going to go over five games that I enjoyed recently, starting from the most lightweight to the heaviest. 1. The Mind The Mind seems like it was created by a…

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Smiley’s BGG.CON 2018 Board Game Reviews

Smiley’s reviews are in for other games he played played during BGG.CON 2018. Want to re-live BGG.CON day-by-day? Read our full game recap and watch our live videos. Die Macher Before the convention, I signed up for this classic gaming monster. It’s a game about the German election, it’s complicated and epic. The game takes…

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Live From BGG.CON 2018

Jose is representing PPG at BGG.CON in Dallas, Texas! Join him and Jenny as they walk through all the convention happenings and find out what games will be coming back to Manitou Springs for PPG 2019! And we’re back with part 2 of 2 as Jose shows us around BGG.CON. We chat with some familiar…

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BGG.CON 2018 Board Game Reviews
BGG.CON 2018 Board Game Reviews

Many games were played, little sleep was had at BGG.CON 2018. Here’s a daily recap of what we unboxed this year at BGG.CON. Saturday – BGG.CON Day 4 Fuji Another fun co-op where all players roll a set of D6 dice with three colors on them. The goal is for all players to reach the…

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