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More Great Guests And A Badge Preview


April 7th, 2017


Welcome back to another update for CMON Expo 2017!

Just when you think that we couldn’t cram the show with more awesome stuff, we’re back with more! This week, we’ve got two new special guests to talk about, as well as a peek at what the badges are going to look like for the show.

Starting out, we’ve got two awesome guests added to the Special Guests page.

Kevin Burkhardsmeier

Kevin Burkhardsmeier is founder of Board Game Theater where he and his family play board games in costume in thematic character. Kevin is also co-host of the Burky & Badger Board Game Babble Show and is a contributor to the Dice Tower Board Game Breakfast Show. Kevin’s enthusiasm for tabletop games is contagious, and he loves evangelizing the hobby.
He has recently featured as The Sheriff of Nottingham, The King of Royals, and a Viking chieftain of the new game Spoils of War.

Richard Launius

Richard Launius retired from AT&T in 2009 and began dedicating his time fully to designing games. Richard is primarily known for designing cooperative adventure games that are strong in theme. His design credits include: Arkham Horror 1st & 2nd Editions, Defenders of the Realm, Elder Sign, Dragon Rampage, Defenders of Last Stand, Ace Detective, Legends of the American Frontier, Cthulhu’s Vault, and Madness at Midnight, and has done design work on Sentinels of the Multiverse and Bottom of the 9th. Richard has a number of games schedule to be published in 2017 – 2018 including; Fate of the Elder Gods by Greater Than Games, Saving Time by 8th Summit, Dragon Rampage 2nd Edition by Arcane Wonders, Shark Island by Ultra Pro, Delve by Indie Boards & Cards, Planet of the Apes by IDW, Gods of Adventure by 8th Summit, and Thunder Road Race Day Expansion by Nothing Now Games.

One of the big announcements from GAMA out in Las Vegas was that we’re going to be making A Song of Ice and Fire Miniatures Game. When you come to the show, you’ll get a little bit of the game’s artwork to take back with you in the form of our badges. Check it out:

Finally, a reminder that the show’s special room rate runs out on the 10th! That’s just 3 days away! If you want to get a great price on your hotel room for the show, be sure to head to the Hotel Information Page, follow the link, and book your room!

That’s it for this week, but be sure to stop back by for more updates about CMON Expo 2017!