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Gift Guide

Level Up Your Gaming From Home With Official Gen Con Merch

Want to improve your quarantine gaming experience? Check out these selections of homeware and comfy apparel from our official Gen Con merchandise!

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Gen Con News

A Message from Peter Adkison

Gen Con’s Co-Owner and Chairperson of the Board on the Cancellation of Gen Con 2020 This decision will not be surprising to many of you, but due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, we announced today that we are canceling Gen Con 2020 in Indianapolis and planning an online event in its place. […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Roundtable: Socializing Distantly

In this Gen Con TV roundtable conversation, Derek Guder is joined by Adam Davis and Adam Johns of Game to Grow, Dr. Rachel Kowert of Take This, and Hawke Robinson of RPG Research to discuss the repercussions of isolation during quarantine circumstances and ways of maintaining social interaction during social distancing. As our expert guests […]

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Gaming News

TableTakes News Briefing for May 11, 2020

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines New Free Catan Mini Expansion and Two-Player Rules Dicebreaker: Catan’s two-player rules and free mini-expansion released for COVID-19 lockdown Catan Studio: CATAN – Scenario – #WeStayHome Kickstarter Lays off […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Games as Tools for Mental Health

Raffael Boccamazzo, PsyD and Rachel Kowert, PhD of Take This on How Games Can Help Us During Social Distancing Times are tough right now. Anxiety and stress are high, partially due to the sense of unknown that continues to loom across the globe. This is not only because of the realities of COVID-19 itself, but […]

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Gift Guide

Top Gifts for the Tabletop Gamer Mom

Mother’s Day is this Sunday! If you’re looking for the perfect gift for your gaming-loving mom, check out these selections from our official Gen Con merchandise!

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Gaming News

TableTakes News Briefing for May 4, 2020

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Frosthaven Becomes Third-Highest–Funded Project on Kickstarter, Raises Nearly $13 Million Kickstarter: Frosthaven Z-Man Releases Language Rights Back to Feuerland Spiele Dicebreaker: A Feast for Odin, Terra Mystica and more […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for April 27, 2020

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Privateer Press Cancels Lock & Load GameFest 2020 Tabletop Gaming News: Lock & Load GameFest 2020 Canceled Privateer Press: Lock & Load GameFest 2020 Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns […]

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Q&A

Gen Con 2019 Make-A-Wish Recipient Drake Kiderlen on His Gen Con Memories

Eight Months After His Gen Con 2019 Adventure, We Check in With Drake to See How He’s Doing and What Games He’s Playing Last year, we teamed up with Make-A-Wish to bring Drake Kiderlen of Troy, MO and his family to Indianapolis for an all-expenses-paid trip to Gen Con 2019. While battling a pineal parenchymal […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for April 20, 2020

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Ikoria Commander Decks Delayed ICv2: Half the ‘Commander’ Decks for ‘Ikoria’ Delayed Due to Coronavirus Ikoria Releases on MtG Arena Dot Esports: Big changes in Booster Draft are coming […]