Gen Con

Gen Con Indy is the original, longest-running, best-attended table-top gaming convention in the world. For more than 45 years, Gen Con Indy has been setting the trend and breaking records.

Gen Con Indy features hundreds of game companies; authors and artists; cosplayers and contests; more than 360 booths, including seminars, panels and Q&As; a film festival; and much more.

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    Gen Con 2016 Highlights: The Dark Eye and Polaris

    From Gamasutra: Gen Con’s expo hall is a cornucopia of nerd-dom without parallel. You find crowds of people poring over boxes of game dice like rare jewels on display at a bazaar, snaking queues for popular game pavilions, skyscrapers of bookshelves, traffic jams of cosplay, all with a titanic Pikachu hovering over it all. Picking […]

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    What’s New for Women in Game Industry Events?

    The breadth and depth of the participation of women in the game industry has generally been under increasingly close scrutiny in recent years. This scrutiny also includes the way women are perceived at, or participate in, trade shows and conventions. Much of this heightened awareness is amplified when hiccups and horror stories — like this, […]

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    Gen Con 2016 Expands to Lucas Oil Stadium

    It’s usually a good sign for an event organizer when their event grows year over year. With Gen Con, which saw a unique attendance in 2015 of more than 61,000 attendees and almost 197,000 overall visits (turnstile attendance), the event has grown for six years straight and a more than doubling in attendance since 2010. […]

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    Gen Con Nearing Limits of Indianapolis

    From ICV2.COM: Gen Con 2015, which wrapped earlier this month, was bumping up against the limits of the available space in the Indianapolis Convention Center, its home since 2003. This isn’t the first time a growing Gen Con has bumped up against the limits of space at the Indianapolis Convention Center. By 2005, the third […]

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    Gen Con Indy 2015 Wrap-Up

    The morning of Gen Con Indy 2015 day two started a little later than usual. After a long night of gaming in our hotel room, we decided to sleep in a bit and hit Gen Con at about 9:30 a.m. We took a quick trip around the event hall to get a look at some […]

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    Updated: December 18, 2016 — 3:36 pm

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