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A Welcome Letter from Peter Adkison

Gen Con’s Co-Owner and Chairperson of the Board Welcomes You to Gen Con Online Each year, I write a letter that goes at the front of the Gen Con program book, welcoming you all to the show and hyping up some of the special things we have planned for that year. Well, this isn’t a […]

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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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Gen Con 1992: Like Dying and Going to Geek Heaven

Gen Con Owner and Chairperson of the Board Peter Adkison on His First Trip to Gen Con My first Gen Con was 1992, and for years I had dreamed of attending. As an avid fan of Dungeons & Dragons since 1978, and as a wargamer before that, Gen Con always seemed to me like a mythical […]