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Unfortunately, that featured image is a lie. Adepticon XVIII will not be held March 25-29th in Schaumburg. The show has been cancelled. Because of the virus outbreak happening, the convention staff fe
Paul 76 days ago
As someone who works in the live event/hospitality arena, and while I'm bummed that it's been cancelled, I applaud the organizers for making the tough decision. It'll have financial repercussions for vendors and the promoters etc, but health comes first for everyone! Kudos to the Adepticon team.
Adepticon has many fine tournaments and contests that take place over the course of the show. But only one of them gives away $10k to the winner. That's the Crystal Brush Awards, the culmination of a
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 fill
Well, Monday was quite a whirlwind of news. It was quite a thing to keep up with all of it. I'm sure it'll all be talked about for quite some time. So you can expect many podcasts to have those as top
This past Sunday at Adepticon, the Crystal Brush Award were handed out. Painters from all over the world submitted their entries, all with the hopes of being the one to go home with the $10,000 top pr
Or tale, or something.I'm a bit sleep-deprived at the moment. After working all morning and early afternoon at Adepticon yesterday, my carpool buddy, Blackstock, and I drove all the way back from Chic
Well, it's been a long road. Crystal Brush Qualifiers have been held. World-renown painters have submitted their pieces. The judges and you have had your say. It's now time to reveal the winners for t
It's early Sunday morning, and that means packing things up here in the room. It's the final day of Adepticon. If you've been here, I hope you've had a good time. If you've not been here, I hope the p
As you saw in my gallery the other day, there's a lot of fantastic models in the Crystal Brush this year (the cases filled up a lot since then). Every entry is absolutely awesome, but only one will be
It's day 3 here at Adepticon. It's been a wild day... and I'm not even talking about the gaming. We woke up to some lovely weather. And then, just about 10min. ago, for about a minute, the lights all
Andy Chambers and Mark Gibbons.Those are two names that really don't need an introduction for the people that tend to frequent this page. But just in case you didn't know, Andy has been writing game r
One of the big draws to Adepticon is the Crystal Brush Awards. Every year, painters from all over the world gather together in order to try and get the $10k grand prize. I elbowed my way through a cro
Man! Today sure has been busy! I've gotten a bunch of photos taken. I've talked to a lot of really cool people. I've gotten a demo of a brand new game (demo report forthcoming). And I've had Portillo'
One of the best things about conventions is usually the companies will have special convention pricing for items. Well, what if you can't make it to the show? A lot of companies will run sales online
Hey everyone! It's been a very busy morning here at Adepticon. I've already seen some awesome armies, some cool, new models, and talked to some great people who obviously love our hobby. If you're not
Well, it's been a while since I've been in my home city (I was born just right over there *points towards Alexian Brothers hospital). But here I am in Schaumberg, ready for Adepticon.I'll be updating
This Con Season may be over, but it's not going to be long before next year's starts up. With how wide the "Con Season" is, it barely ends at all. Besides, you gotta plan ahead for these things. You c
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
Crystal Brush is one of the biggest painting competitions of the entire year. Painters from all over the world work long and hard to create their masterpieces that they hope will net them $10k in priz
Adepticon is here and gone. I hope everyone had a great time and everyone made it back safe. The only thing is that it seems Con Crud is going around the office now. Here's to hoping I miss out on cat
On Sunday, March 22 at Adepticon 2015, painters and fans of the hobby gathered around for the fifth annual Crystal Brush Awards. The first place winner walked away with $10,000, second with $2,000 and
The fifth annual Crystal Brush Awards are now open for voting! This celebration of talent in the world of miniature painting gives equal choice to users and judges. So don't miss your chance to see so
Adepticon rolls on through Saturday.Did it go by too fast? That's because we were all having too much fun!Although one could say "too much fun" is like "being too ethical." Wherein, there's no such th
In February at SmogCon 2015, Privateer Press showed a sneak peek of the next wave of gargantuans for the Hordes line. One of those massive minis was the Desert Hydra for Skorne. Well, today, the team
Adepticon continues on and Jonathan continues to get great photos of the event. Here's another batch that we just got uploaded to the Facebook page. If you recognize anyone at the show, be sure to tag