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Q&A

Author Guest of Honor Q&A With R. A. Salvatore

R. A. Salvatore on His First Gen Con, Staying Inspired, and What He’s Playing During Social Distancing It must be said that these are strange times, dark times, and one thing we can all use right now is our sense of imagination. Luckily, we have access to an expert in imagining alternative worlds. We reached […]

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Gaming Recommendations

Games to Play During Social Distancing

One-Player, Two-Player, and Family-Friendly Games Recommended by Our Community Here at Gen Con HQ in Seattle, we’ve all been working from home for two weeks and practicing social distancing. At least … I think it’s been two weeks. Time has become a loose concept. If you’re anything like us, you still need to game during […]

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Q&A

Featured Artist Interview With Christopher Burdett

Get to know Featured Artist Christopher Burdett in this Q&A Christopher Burdett is one of our three Featured Artists for Gen Con 2020! Get to know him and his work in this Q&A, then check out his work this year at the convention! The Art Show is a special section of the Exhibit Hall where […]

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Q&A

Featured Artist Interview With Steve Prescott

Get to know Featured Artist Steve Prescott in this Q&A Steve Prescott is one of our three Featured Artists for Gen Con 2020! Get to know him and his work in this Q&A, then check out his work this year at the convention! The Art Show is a special section of the Exhibit Hall where […]

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Lore

Tales of the Red Dragon, Part One

Excerpted from the Book of Genevieve, compiled by Monseigneur Vernon Armino of Balfort Abbey. Passage from the logbook of the merchant ship Rainshadow: Day 4. At sea— No sight of land in two days now, though we should be just off the coast. The fog is so thick. There looks to be a storm brewing […]

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Gen Con 101

Buying Your Badge

How to Register for Gen Con The first steps on the road to Gen Con 2020 are setting up your account at gencon.com and purchasing a badge. Your account and badge are unique to you, and your name will be printed on the front of your badge along with a barcode. You’ll need a badge […]

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Gen Con News

Greetings, Adventurer

Welcome to the official Gen Con blog! This new site will feature news about everything we’ve got going on — the convention, our Pop-Up Gen Con program, year-round streaming shows on Gen Con TV — plus lots of other fun features and information about tabletop gaming and geek culture! We love our convention, we really […]