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Humans of Gen Con: Saturday

Interesting People Encountered at Gen Con With Gen Con Indy 2021 in full swing as the weekend began, attendees spent time on Saturday browsing and shopping in the Exhibit Hall, trying out new games, and meeting up with friends old and new. Our man on the street met some of the folks attending and asked […]

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Humans of Gen Con: Entrepreneurs’ Avenue

Interesting People Encountered at Gen Con The Exhibit Hall at Gen Con Indy is a bit smaller this year, with some of the usual faces not able to attend, but more than 350 companies have set up booths in the hall, and more than 80 of them are first-time exhibitors. Our man on the street […]

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Humans of Gen Con: Trade Day

Interesting People Encountered at Gen Con Gen Con Indy kicked 2021 off on Wednesday with the opening of Will Call, the release of Sun King’s Official Beer on Georgia Street, and the retailer-focused portion of Trade Day. Our man on the street met some interesting folks attending Trade Day, Gen Con’s program for educators, professors, […]

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Gaming News

Upper Deck Is in Search of the Ultimate Legendary Gamer!

Upper Deck is excited to announce the launch of the Legendary Gamer Giveaway Contest. This contest will celebrate and shine a light on stories from all corners of the gaming community. Whether you’ll be showcasing your favorite games or sharing a particularly awesome experience, Upper Deck wants to recognize you! The ultimate Legendary Gamer is […]

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Gen Con News

Gen Con Block Party 2021

A Handy Field Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Entertainment Outside the Convention Center Gen Con Indy is just under two weeks away, and we know that gamers enjoy the entertainment and the epicurious adventures that take place just outside the convention center as much as they do the gaming and shopping inside. With music, food […]

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Entrepreneurs’ Avenue at Gen Con Indy

The Newest Exhibitors in the Gen Con Indy Exhibit Hall Looking for new Exhibitors at Gen Con? Entrepreneurs’ Avenue is a dedicated spot in the Exhibit Hall for some of the companies who will be exhibiting with us for the very first time. These companies have come from around the world to share their games, products, and stories with you. Stop […]

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Gen Con 101

Health & Wellness at Gen Con

Tips from the Gen Con Staff for Taking Good Care of Yourself at the Con  Practice Good Hygiene  Wash your hands with soap and warm water frequently.  Kelsey’s Fun Tip: You should wash your hands for at least 20 seconds! Try singing the A-B-C’s in your head or, if you’re a complete nerd, the lyrics to Flood by They Might Be […]

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Open Gaming at Gen Con 2021

How To Join in on Open Gaming at Gen Con Indy and Gen Con Online What is Gen Con without picking up a game of Arkham Horror as strangers and leaving as new friends? One of the best parts about the Gen Con experience is open gaming, where you can pick up a game and […]

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Interview

Naomi VanDoren: Gen Con 2021’s Program Book Cover Artist

We caught up with Naomi VanDoren, this year’s program book cover artist, and asked about what inspired the piece, what she’s looking forward to at Gen Con, and all the awesome things she’s bringing to her booth this year! What inspired your work on this year’s Gen Con program book cover art? For this year’s […]

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August Community Update

A chat about the Spirit of Gen Con, Yom Kippur offerings, and our August Charity Week It’s the final countdown (do do dooo doooo—) For many of us, Gen Con is going to be the first time we’re seeing such a large group of people in a while. It’s going to be exciting, it’s going […]