Geek Nation Tours Booking for Essen Trip

Somecentury, I will be able to make it out to Spiel Essen. And when I do, I’m gonna book a tour like the one Geek Nation Tours is doing. You get so much out of it. Sights. Events. And hanging out with cool people like Rodney from Watch it Played. While I might not be able to make this year’s tour, if you can, you’ll want to book now.
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Geek Nation Tours Booking For Essen 2018 Trip

While many people see Gen Con as THE gaming show of the year, there are many others that feel that the real gaming show of the year is Essen Spiel. Not having gone, myself, I can’t really say, but it’s certainly up for debate. If I ever do go, I know I’d want to go in style via a Geek Nation Tours event. They’ve basically got everything. And they’re currently booking for this year’s Essen tour.
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Geek Nation Tours Booking For Gen Con 2017

Gen Con is one of the biggest gaming conventions in the whole world. It can easily overwhelm anyone that goes in unprepared. If you want to be prepared and then some, perhaps check out the Geek Nation Tours package for the show. It’s filled with great, exclusive opportunities during the event. Booking is happening now.
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Geeking Out with Miniatures in the UK Tour 2017

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re a fan of miniatures gaming. Gaming is our hobby, and we often spend our spare time talking about it, thinking about it, or playing it. Well, if you want to go that step beyond and make a whole holiday out of gaming, you should check out Geek Nation Tour’s Geeking Out With Miniatures in the UK package. They’re booking now.
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Geek Nation Tours Booking For Adepticon 2017

I like going to Adepticon. Mostly that’s because it feels like going home. That’s because, in a way, it is going home for me, since I was born in Chicago. Plus, it’s just a really cool show. It’s filled with all sorts of tournaments for all sorts of systems. Plus, there’s some of the coolest army boards I’ve ever seen. Well, as good as the show can be, Geek Nation Tours can make it even better with their packages for the show. The tour is booking now.
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Geek Nation Tours Announces Gen Con 2016 Tour

I love Gen Con. I really do.
Sure, it’s a ton of work for me and at the end of it my feet are totally destroyed from all the walking around I’ve been doing, but I still look forward to it every year. It’s a great chance to meet up with old friends and just revel in our love of all things gaming. Well, if you’re not going to work at the show, but want to make sure you get the full amount of exposure to all of the things going on, you don’t have to look much further than Geek Nation Tours. They’ve posted up details of this year’s Gen Con tour.
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Geek Nation Tours Announces Two New Tours

Gamers are sort of known, stereotypically, for never really going anywhere. We’re supposedly the type to stay in basements, only to come out to slink our way in the darkness to the LGS and then back again. Occasionally we go to a convention. But the reality is that gamers are just like other people. Some love to travel and see the world. Many of us are history buffs of some form or another. Well, Geek Nation Tours is here for those types of gamers with a pair of new tours they’re doing.
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Geek Nation Tours Booking for Adepticon 2016

Geek Nation Tours has started booking for their Adepticon 2016 tour. AdeptiCon is one of the world’s largest wargaming tournament conventions, in one of the greatest cities in the world (I miss living in Chicago). If you want the full, posh treatment for an event, Geek Nation Tours is the way to go. They basically take care of everything so that way all you have to do is go and have fun.
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BoardGameGeek to Join Essen and Gen Con Geek Nation Tours

Geek Nation Tours is happy to announced that for not just one, but for two tours, they’ll be joined by BoardGameGeek. Well, some of the people behind BGG, not like, you know, the whole website in some sort of personified form (like Tron or something, but in the real world). That would be pretty sweet, actually, too. But let’s keep computer science-fiction out of this. Anyway, for their Essen and Gen Con tours, there will be a chance to hang out with the crew while on the tour.

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Geek Nation Tours Facebook Giveaways Happening Now

Geek Nation Tours is running a couple giveaways over on their Facebook page. Both are zombie related. The first is you can win a Zombie Tools Rat Bastard. The other is you can win a Zombicide paint set from The Army Painter.

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Geek Nation Tours booking “Geeking out at Essen Spiel Germany” Tour

Geek Nation Tours is now booking for their Essen Spiel Germany tour for 2015. This is one that I really wish I could go on. That show sounds like an absolute blast to go on, and from what I’ve heard from everyone I’ve talked to that’s gone on a GNT tour (for any event), it’s really the way to go. This is the first year they’re offering an Essen tour, so I suggest you get in on the fun.

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Geek Nation Tours booking for Gen Con Indy Tour

Geek Nation Tours has started booking for this year’s Gen Con Indy tour. This year’s theme is Giant Monster Kaiju Games and will include playing King of Tokyo and King of New York with the Iello crew, hanging out with the Kentucky Fried Gamers, and meeting other gaming industry professionals and celebrities. Space is limited, so book your spot now.

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Geeking Out at TempleCon 2015

Geek Nation Tours is now booking for their Templecon 2015 tour.

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From the announcement:

Geek Nation Tours is proud to announce we are headed out to Providence, Rhode Island for none other than TempleCon! And do they have Punk! No no! Not Punk Music silly – Cyberpunk, Steampunk, Biopunk, Post-Apocalyptic Punk, Neo-Victorian Punk, Dieselpunk, DecoPunk and even Ray Gun Gothic! But since you mentioned music – TempleCon gives you that too. With nightly entertainment, cool seminars, and tonnes of gaming. Yes gaming – you will find loads of stuff for gamers of all stripes – from Boardgames (did we mention the library of free to play board games?) and Role Playing Games to Collectible Card Games and Living Card Games to Tabletop Miniature Wargames. As matter of fact TempleCon has long been known as a mecca to fans of Privateer Press’ Warmachine and Hordes games. It doesn’t end there – add a bit of Vintage Arcade Nostalgia with over 40 retro arcade games all on free play as well as daily high score awards for any high score set on any machine (reset daily), Cosplay (complete with a super cool contest that you will not want to miss) and an element of Cthulhu and you have the humongous non-stop celebration of gaming at it’s finest, that is TempleCon!

Geek Nation Tours booking for Adepticon 2015 trip

Geek Nation Tours has started booking for their Adepticon 2015 tour.

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From the website:

Geek Nation Tours is very excited to present our tour to the world’s largest tabletop wargaming tournament and convention – AdeptiCon. Here discriminating wargamers from around the world find a multitude of gaming experiences – from tournaments using a variety of different wargaming systems to the very best in gaming and painting seminars. AdeptiCon is also a wargamers’ shopping paradise with a huge amount of vendors waiting to show you their wares. It is a spectacle to be seen and experienced. Game with the best, meet friends from around the world, and roll dice all night long!

Geek Nation Tours Signature Battlefield Series – The Battlefield of Waterloo

Geek Nation Tours is now booking for their The Battle of Waterloo tour next year. Along with the battlefield tours, they will have Dave Taylor doing a painting seminar on historical miniatures and the co-host will be Barry Hilton the writer of League of Augsburg Napoleonic Tabletop gaming rules.

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From the tour posting:

Geek Nation Tours is proud to announce the 3rd in our series of “Signature Battlefield Tours”. Waterloo 2015 – the 200th anniversary of the battle – is sure to be an informative and breathtaking tour. Join us as we explore the battlefield. We will climb the 226 steps of the Lion Monument to see the spectacular view, explore the fantastic “Visitor’s Centre” and see the Waterloo Panorama painted by Louis Dumoulin. We will visit strong points like the Hougoumont and la Haye Sainte farms, museums dedicated to both Wellington and Napoleon, while also walking as much as the battlefield as possible.

The goal of Geek Nation Tours “Signature Battlefield Tours” is to get you on the battlefield and we will return often to the field itself to explore this powerful place. Our wish is for you to see the hallowed ground where one of history’s most important battles took place, capturing more vividly in your mind the point in time when nearly 150,000 soldiers joined in battle.

Bushido concept art and giveaway

GCT Studios has a new piece of Ito concept art up for the next wave of Bushido release.
Also, they’ve teamed up with Geek Nation Tours to give away a Prefecture box set to one lucky winner.

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We are happy to partner with Geek Nation Tours for a cool give-away! GNT provides super cool geek tours all around the world and of particular interest is their Signature Battlefield Series: Feudal Japan and the Battlefields of Sekigahara. Take a look at the tour and then visit, “like” them on Facebook and leave a comment on their Bushido Miniature Give away event to enter…

Geek Nation Tours booking for GenCon 2014 now

Geek Nation Tours has started booking their GenCon 2014 tour. Come out and see the greatest 4 days in gaming next August in style.

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Geek Nation Tours is proud of its continuing partnership with one of the largest and most prestigious gaming conventions in the world. That’s right – we are headed back to Gen Con Indianapolis 2014! Gen Con has along history of offering the very best in gaming conventions. Dive into every type of gaming imaginable – roleplaying games, card games, boardgames, tabletop games and computer games, just to mention just a few. They even have Geek Speed Dating and a marathon….. Game to your heart’s content with old friends or the new ones you will meet.

Geek Nation Tours booking for Feudal Japan tour

Geek Nation Tours is booking now for their Feudal Japan tour that heads out next year.

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Geek Nation Tours is proud to continue our Signature Battlefield tours with our Samurai and the Battlefields of Sekigahara tour. On October 21st 1600 Tokugawa Ieyasu lead his forces on to the plains of Sekigahara to an eventual victory that would change the course of Japanese history. This battle is one of the most famous of all Samurai battles in Japan’s long history.

Geek Nation Tours booking for “Geeking Out with Miniatures in the UK: Scotland” Tour 2014

Geek Nation Tours only has a little bit of space still available in their “Geeking out with miniatures in the UK: Scotland” tour for 2014.

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Every second year Geek Nation Tours takes a journey to the United Kingdom. Each time we go we explore another section of the county and for 2014 we are very excited to announce that we will be headed to Scotland. That is right! Home of haggis, kilts, Nessie and of course Scotch Whiskey…
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Geek Nation Tours now booking for Super Hero Sites and the New York Comic Con Tour

Geek Nation Tours is now booking for their upcoming New York Comic Con tour.

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You heard it here first “True Believers” Geek Nation Tours is headed off to the Big Apple and the New York Comic Con! We are very excited indeed to announce this tour. It will be full of all things NYC and of comics, sci fi and super heroes. The New York Comic Con offers loads of coolness for Geeks of any genre. See movie stars, meet your favorite comic book artists, and see new releases before anyone else. The con offers more than that however… You will take part in extraordinary panels, meet special guests of all sorts, play games and hang out with fellow geeks. Visit the vendor hall and you will be sure to walk away with free swag and tonnes of other loot. And of course dress up and do some cos-play or just have your camera ready…The con is a marvel to behold and there will be something for everyone – so swing aboard the tour.

This tour will not only be about the convention however… We will be arriving early to explore New York! We will venture out by foot, taking the subway and hanging out where the New Yorkers do. We will head off to all the tourist sights of course – to see the Statue of Liberty, stroll Central Park, take in the view at the “Top of the Rock” Observatory and to pay our respects to those that died at Ground Zero, but our tour will have a definite Comic Book twist. We will stop by the fictional address of the Baxter Building (home to the Fantastic Four), hang out in Hell’s Kitchen and even see the Avengers Mansion. And that is not all -we will see non-fiction and movie related places too. For instance, we will pass by the offices of Marvel and DC and see the Daily Bugle seen in the Spider-Man Movies…

Geek Nation Tours opens pre-registration for Scotland 2014 tour

Geek Nation Tours has started taking down names of those that want to be included on their Scotland 2014 tour.

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Every second year Geek Nation Tours takes a journey to the United Kingdom. Each time we go we explore another section of the county, and for 2014 we are very excited to announce that we will be headed to Scotland. That is right! Home of haggis, kilts, Nessie and of course Scotch Whiskey…

We will see the natural beauty that Scotland is famous for, head to Islay to take in some whiskey distilleries and travel the coastline north to the Highlands…. We will see battlefields and castles and dive into Scottish history… If you ever wanted to take in the real “Braveheart” battlefields, see loads of castles (including one from Highlander and Monty Pythons Holy Grail), or just have a look into how they make scotch taste so good, now is your chance.
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Geek Nation Tours Releases its Gen Con 2013 Tour

Geek Nation Tours is now booking for their GenCon 2013 tour. It’s the best four days in gaming. Will you be there?

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Geek Nation Tours is proud of its continuing partnership with one of the largest and most prestigious gaming conventions in the world. That’s right – we are headed back to Gen Con Indianapolis 2013! Gen Con has a long history of offering the very best in gaming conventions. Dive into every type of gaming imaginable – roleplaying games, card games, boardgames, tabletop games and computer games, just to mention just a few. They even have Geek Speed Dating and a marathon….. Game to your heart’s content with old friends or the new ones you will meet.

Geek Nation Tours is booking for Adepticon

Geek Nation Tours has started booking for those that want to be part of their Adepticon experience.

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Geek Nation Tours offers AdeptiCon 2013 Pre-Public Registration

Geek Nation Tours has their hands on the instructions on how to do their AdeptiCon Pre-Public Registration. Those who are participating in their “Geeking Out at AdeptiCon 2013” tour get to sneak into the AdeptiCon event cart and book their seminars and tournaments now. No worrying about a sell out or not getting exactly what you want. The good news is that you can still hop aboard their tour and grab Pre-Public access now. To book secure a spot with no money down at here..

Geek Nation Tours now booking for Adepticon

Geek Nation Tours is now booking for next year’s Adepticon (assuming we all make it past Dec. 21 of this year, of course).

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Geek Nation Tours is happy to present our tour to the world’s largest tabletop wargaming tournament – AdeptiCon. AdeptiCon has a multitude of gaming experiences for the discriminating wargamer. AdeptiCon offers tournaments using a variety of different wargaming systems, a huge amount of seminars and shopping too. It is a spectacle to be seen and experienced. Game with the very best, meet friends from around the world, and take part in the very best in gaming and painting seminars. Continue reading

Geek Nation Tours Black Library literary tour

Geek Nation Tours is letting you meet up with some of the prominent names in gamer writing in one of their upcoming tours.


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Ever wanted to talk to an author about how they got started? Would you love to talk to a professional about writing novels and how to pitch them? Love Black Library fiction? Well Geek Nation Tours is headed off to the Black Library Weekender in Nottingham! This year’s event is the biggest ever and the list of authors is nothing short of huge – and huge is good… Here is the list: James Swallow, Graham McNeill, Dan Abnett, Sarah Cawkwell, Josh Reynolds, C Z Dunn, Andy Smillie, Nick Kyme, John French, George Mann, William King, C.L. Werner, Andy Chambers, Jon Sullivan, Gav Thorpe, Sandy Mitchell, Rob Sanders, and Aaron Dembski- Bowden. You will have access to all these authors as well as loads of seminars, new releases, book signings, panel shows and tonnes more.

Geek Nation Tours going to NY Comic Con

Geek Nation Tours has another vacation package for you. This time they’re headed to NY.

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Geek Nation Tours is going to the New York Comic Con!

That’s right we are going to New York and will not only be visiting the New York Comic con but we will see tones of Superhero sites too. From the fictional location of the Fantastic Four to the Frick Museum – the inspiration for the Avengers Mansion… We will be exploring New York by foot and not only have a local guide to show us the sites but he will also help our appetites as we eat our way through the city.

So strap on your web slingers and join us on our latest comic book tour.

Geek Nation Tours – Black Library Canadian Expo and Rockie Mountains

Geek Nation Tours is having quite a trip and they’re inviting you. Meet up with some of the writers of the Black Library as well as see some breathtaking views of the Canadian Rockies.

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Do you love Black Library Fiction? Do you want to meet the authors and discover what happens behind the scenes and minds of those creating the worlds we read about? If so you will want to join Geek Nation Tours as we head off to the Canadian Black Library Expo. There will be more authors then you can shake a Maple Leaf at: Dan Abnett, Aaron Dembski-Bowden, Graham McNeill, Nick Kyme, Andy Smillie, James Swallow, Chris Wraight and Gav Thorpe.

But you won’t always have your nose in a book. Just outside Calgary are some of the most spectacular natural sites you will see on the planet (for other non-earthy sights I recommend visiting Black Library). The Canadian Rockies are spectacular and you will experience the clean air of mountain life and the beauty that only this area can supply. Geek Nation Tours is not one to keep you on the bus however… We will be hiking and exploring nature first hand. So bring your hiking boots and a thick sweater as we set forth into the wilderness.

Geek Nation Tours releases 2012 England Tour

Geek Nation Tours releases their 2012 England Tour.

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Geek Nation Tours Releases 2012 England Tour

Every two years Geek Nation Tours travels across the Atlantic to one of our favourite geeky destinations – England. This time, because you requested it – we added more Days! more Gaming! more Sites and more Fun….

Every miniature wargaming Geek’s dream is to visit one of the birth places of wargaming. If you are a fan of 40K or Fantasy and want to see many of the wargaming sites in the UK while being surrounded by people of like mind – this is the tour for you. You will meet people that are just as enthusiastic about 40K or Fantasy as you are. Our tour participants agree that while not only do you see super cool places and things while on tour – but you also make friends with great people from around the world.
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Geek Nation Tours heads to The Wild West Shoot Out

Geek Nation Tours is heading off to their next convention.

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Geek Nation Tours is proud to offer you our “Wild West Shoot Out” Tour. We will be working closely with Battlefoam on this one and are happy to be able to offer all tabletop gamers a tonne of gaming options. We will be pushing the theme as far as it will go. We will offer up some guns to fire, some poker to play, a trip to the desert and even a meander into Battlefoam’s Saloon. We will have a whole list of gaming options for you – covering a whole range of rule systems. So join us in the old west for a real shoot out….Draw!
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Geek Nation AdeptiCon 2012 tour

Geek Nation Tours have posted details of their AdeptiCon 2012 tour.

From their announcement:

Geek Nation Tours is happy to present our tour to the world’s largest wargaming tournament – AdeptiCon. AdeptiCon has a multitude of gaming experiences for the discriminating wargamer. AdeptiCon offers tournaments using a variety of different wargaming systems, a huge amount of seminars and shopping too. It is a spectacle to be seen and experienced. Game with the very best and meet friends from around the world.

Last year Geek Nation Tours was the first to bring you guaranteed AdeptiCon registration. We offered those that hopped on the tour the opportunity to pre-register before the general public. This year is no exception – book prior to September 30th 2012 and you will be able to pre-register for all events well prior to them going public. Don’t come half way across the world only to have the spots you wanted disappear…

This year however, we have even more to offer you. You will get AdeptiCon’s Elite gamer package. Not only will you get Preferred Check-in, an AdeptiCon T-shirt, and an AdeptiCon glass – but you will get ½ hour advanced early entry to the Vender’s Hall. Thats right. No waiting for hours in the Forge World line in 2012. If you want your resin you will be able to get it. Geek Nation Tours is trying its best to help all our international clients. Don’t have access to all the cool gaming venders at home? Come to AdeptiCon with us.

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