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June Health and Safety Update

Final Plans for Masking and Vaccination Requirements With Gen Con just a few short months away, we want to update everyone and provide more information on how Gen Con is going to work this year with respect to vaccination and masking requirements.  As announced previously, Gen Con Indy 2022 will implement mandatory mask-wearing in all […]

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May Health and Safety Update

Greetings good friends of Gen Con! Back when we started bringing Gen Con Indy back to life post-lockdown we emphasized two key principles: consistency and communication. Consistency means minimizing changes to plans and policy, and communication means telling you what we’re thinking on a regular basis, even if it means overcommunicating a little (is there […]

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March Health and Safety Update

Hello, Gen Con friends! As we all know, tabletop gaming conventions and global pandemics do not play well together, so we’re super-excited to see COVID-19 case rates continue to drop in Indy and around the country and to see more and more venues and events opening up. While Zoom has been a good friend to […]

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February Health and Safety Update

Hello, Gen Con friends! With Gen Con Indy 2022 just under six months away I wanted to update everyone with our current plans for vaccination and mask-wearing at the convention. I emphasize “current” because as we’ve all come to learn, this pandemic is ever-evolving and things can change quite quickly for the better or worse. […]

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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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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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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 […]

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August Health and Safety Update

Hello, friends of Gen Con! September is fast approaching, and I know I speak for everyone on the Gen Con team when I say that excitement is truly building. Yes, we’re going to be a little smaller this year (remember 2016?), but we have a fantastic slate of events and exhibitors new and old, plus […]

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June/July Health and Safety Update

Hello Friends! In this June/July update we’re going to cover some recent news, results from our recent survey, and our current health and safety plan for Gen Con Indy 2021. As many of you know, COVID-19 case rates have been falling dramatically over the last months as vaccination levels have picked up around the country. […]