Greater Than Games Gen Con 50 News Update & More!

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Have you heard? Greater Than Games has punch cards to earn FREE merchandise at Gen Con 50!

Play games, get punches, earn FREE merchandise! Ask for your punch card at the Greater Than Games Booth #1343 and the Greater Than Games Demo Room #134.

Be one of the first 50 people to visit the Greater Than Games Booth #1343 each day to receive a FREE tote bag!

Check the Gen Con 50 coupon book for a GTG Punch Card with 1 FREE punch!

Enjoy demoing GTG new releases Sentinels of the Multiverse: OblivAeonLazer RyderzSpirit IslandFate of the Elder GodsExoplanets, and learn about the much-anticipated Sentinel Comics: The Roleplaying Game

Check out popular titles Sentinels of the MultiverseVivaJava: The Coffee Game: The Dice GameCompoundedNew BedfordBottom of the 9th, and Brew Crafters!

We are looking forward to a record breaking Gen Con this year!

Gen Con 50 Exhibit Hall Downloadable PDF Map

Don't forget to check out Geek & Sundry's Game The Game featuring Lazer Ryderz this Friday, July 28, 2017, at 4:00 PM PST, visit Geek & Sundry's Twitch Channel to watch hosts Ivan Van Norman and Becca Scott Kerns play Lazer Ryderz. Featuring guests Brian Foster and Jeb Heavens.

Geek & Sundry Twitch Schedule  All times are in Pacific Standard Time.


Lazer Ryderz Soundtrack Listening & Release Party LIVE!

GTG is proud to present Lazer Ryderz Soundtrack Listening & Release Party LIVE! Mark your calendar Thursday the 27th at 5:00 CST.

Tune in to hear Composers Jean-Mark Giffin, Trevor Casterline, and Producer Jennifer Closson talk about Lazer Ryderz and listen to the complete Lazer Ryderz Soundtrack!

Join us in celebrating Lazer Ryderz, its theme, and the music it inspired!

After the listening party, stay tuned to our channel as we host Dolphin’s Dive from our friends at Handelabra Games! Streamer and community member Mark (LewdDolphin) delves into the depths of Sentinels of the Multiverse strategy and analysis. He covers everything from card plays to deck manipulation to planting your strategy seeds early for payoff in the long game!

Webcast on Greater Than Games Twitch.

Check out what folks are saying about Lazer Ryderz and Spirit Island!

Lazer Ryderz

2017 Philly Geek Awards - Game of the Year Nominee

"Dave: Man, who gives a crap about how this game is played – look at that packaging! A Tron-like sci-fi game from out of what looks like-shelf worn VHS box set? Hell yeah! Thankfully, after you’ve spent hours dazzled by the game box and its components, getting to the rules proves pretty damn rewarding too! You’re riding your lazer bike around, leaving a trail of lethal lazer behind you and collecting power prizms for points and glory! With a similar move mechanic to Fantasy Flight’s X-Wing Miniatures Game, it seems quick to pick up on and play. Let’s go Lazer Ryding, boyz!

Kris: Excellent over-the-top 80s art direction and refreshingly straightforward game mechanics make for a perfect match here. As Dave mentioned, Lazer Ryderz takes the simple movement mechanics from the X-Wing Miniatures Game and turns it into a fast-paced race to claim Power Prizms. A healthy dose of randomness in Prizm placement ensures that every game is anybody’s game, and a relatively brief playtime makes this one a strong candidate for either a quick diversion or a lengthy tournament scene." -  GhettoBlaster Magazine

Dice Tower's Tom Vasel Review

Spirit Island

"I really like it, it feels fresh. The theme is extremely strong." - Dice Tower's Tom Vasel

"This game has smooth mechanics, deep play, and great (scalable) challenge. Best of all, it has an incredible theme that is well executed." - Andrew Duncan

"So much game here. It's meaty, but with relatively simple mechanics. I love that it's relatively easy to teach but still very challenging and has a well-defined way to ramp up the difficulty if you so desire. It plays great solo, or with others, and there is so much to think about that, unlike some co-ops, you don't have to worry about anyone in the group trying to take over and tell everyone what they need to do." - Eric Kuzniar

"Beautiful game (art and writing), interesting mechanics, highly modular with each Spirit playing VERY different from each other.High replayability, difficult game even on the easiest setting, and enjoyable to play. One of the few co-op games where it doesn't feel like one player is playing the game and everyone else is just along for the ride." - Naomi Nabbit 


Have you heard our weekly Letters Page Podcast with creators Christopher Badell and Adam Rebottaro? Tune in to hear about a hero, villain, event, or something else entirely from the wide world of Sentinel Comics. They also answer your questions!

Episodes are posted every Tuesday morning at around 10 AM, Central Time. They occasionally post Thursday morning Interludes!


Greater Than Games staff members will be attending the following events/conventions.

  • Gen Con 50 - Thu, August 17, 2017 – Sun, August 20, 2017

We are always looking for folks to assist with conventions. Email events@greaterthangames.com if you are interested in helping with any of our upcoming conventions.