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What is the Captain’s Log?

On November 6, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on What is the Captain’s Log?

The CaptainCon crew are hard at work lining up the schedule of events and getting ready for registration to open in a couple weeks, but I thought I’d take some time out to answer a question that comes up frequently from new attendees: What is this Captain’s Log thing? Simply…

Ruminating on Registrations

On March 27, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Ruminating on Registrations

Anyone who has ever attended a gaming convention knows the anxiety of waiting for the registration window to open.  Am I going to be able to get a hotel room before they all sell out?  Will I get into all the events I want?  What about those guys that just…

CaptainCon 2015 – just how big is our bigger boat?

On March 26, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on CaptainCon 2015 – just how big is our bigger boat?

In 2014, CaptainCon was a solid success with a ballroom full of gamers playing all weekend long.  But that was just the tip of the iceberg.  For 2015, we’ve added a few thousand additional square feet of gaming space – the entire second floor of the hotel convention space –…

Looking for your feedback for CaptainCon 2015

On March 1, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Looking for your feedback for CaptainCon 2015

As we gear up for CaptainCon 2015 we’re making a number of modifications to the convention based on your feedback from last year and input now.  One of the most difficult for us is deciding what to produce for convention products.  Lots of people like to bring back a souvenir…

CaptainCon 2015 is looking for crew

On October 14, 2014, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on CaptainCon 2015 is looking for crew

That’s right, we’re gearing up for CaptainCon 2015 already.  We’ve got dates set with the hotel and are working out how much space we’ll need this year to make things bigger and better than last. A critical part of making 2015 even better than 2014 is building a solid crew…

Sizing up the Competition

On July 1, 2014, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Sizing up the Competition

As I write this, we’re basically 24 days away from the start of CaptainCon and all the great gaming that involves.  One of the cornerstones of CaptainCon is the New England Team Tournament.  On Saturday the 26th of July, 24 teams of from Vermont to New Jersey and all points…

Logistical Update – the factories are running

On June 23, 2014, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Logistical Update – the factories are running

We’re almost at the end of June so it’s time for a quick update.  The CaptainCon crew have been very busy these past few weeks since the Kickstarter closed.  The order for the CaptainCon patches and coins was sent to the factory today and the t-shirt order will go out…

Board Games for Everyone!

On April 17, 2014, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Board Games for Everyone!

Update time again in the Captain’s Log. The crew and I returned from a very fun and exhausting PAX East this past weekend to find some great news.  We have officially hit our first stretch funding goal on the Kickstarter of $10,500.  That means we now have enough resources to…

Achievement Unlocked – Base Funding!

On April 9, 2014, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,, , With Comments Off on Achievement Unlocked – Base Funding!

That’s right.  Yesterday, with 19 days still to go in the Kickstarter campaign, we passed our initial funding goal.  As things stand now, CaptainCon 2014 is locked in as a glorious gaming reality.  As we grow from here, we’ll hit stretch goals that will only make the convention bigger and…

So much going on, so many update…..

On April 3, 2014, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on So much going on, so many update…..

It’s been a few days since we had a new post in the Captain’s Log and it hasn’t been because we’ve all been into the rum again.  We’ve been working feverishly and we’ve got lots of updates to show for it. First, we’ve hit 78% funded! That’s right, thanks to…