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Twentieth Century Roleplaying: D20 Modern and the Future

Everyday Heroes from Evil Genius Productions Now On Kickstarter Twenty years ago, in November of 2002, Wizards released d20 Modern, and it was a very different sort of RPG. The game system was designed by Bill Slavicsek, Jeff Grubb, Rich Redman, and Charles Ryan, aided by Chris Perkins and Stan! Brown. The game was edited […]

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Gen Con Turns 55

Gen Con Program Book Covers Through the Ages

As Gen Con turns 55 this year, we’re taking a look back through the archives at program book covers from throughout our storied past. Flip through the slideshow and join us on a trip through Gen Con history as we get ready for Gen Con Indy 2022!

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Partner Post

Extend Your Gen Con Adventure With an Epic RPGTravel Experience

We all know that Gen Con is the Best Four Days of Gaming,™ but did you know that you can now experience some of the excitement of those Best Days outside the halls in Indianapolis? We are excited to partner with the travel and event team RPGTravel Gaming to create a new type of Gen […]

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Stories from Gen Con

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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Stories from Gen Con

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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Stories from Gen Con

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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Gen Con News

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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Gaming Life

Games Help us Through the Worst of Times and Reflect the Best of Them

A guest post from Raffael Boccamazzo, PsyD, of Take This, one of our official Gen Con 2021 charity partners. Despite various iterations of moral panic over the decades lamenting the dangers of gaming, during the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve seen more people gaming than maybe ever. Parents are playing more video games with their kids. Dungeons […]

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Gaming News

TableTakes News Briefing for June 21, 2021

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 Magic: The Gathering’s July Super Drop Details Dicebreaker: Magic: The Gathering’s July Superdrop celebrates icky villains, Mother’s Day and watching cartoons WotC Announces the Dungeon Master Challenge WotC: Enter […]