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Information and Accountability for Gen Con 2021 and Yom Kippur

To our attendees and community, We announced this week that we are rescheduling Gen Con 2021 to September 16-19, which lands on Yom Kippur, the holiest holiday in the Jewish calendar. For many of our Jewish attendees, this makes attending the full convention difficult, if not impossible. We recognize the seriousness of this conflict and we […]

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Peter Adkison on Gen Con 2021’s Rescheduled Dates and New Format

A Message from Gen Con’s Co-Owner and Chairperson of the Board Friends, it’s been a long year. I know you’ve been wondering what will happen with Gen Con this year, and I can tell you that we all share that feeling. Today, we’re excited to announce our plan of action. We are moving Gen Con […]

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October Community Update

In Which Gen Con Community Manager Kelsey Desrosiers Interviews Our Director of Events and Hypes Our Upcoming Halloween Gaming Weekend Hey, fam! It’s time for another community update. We are stoked about plans for our upcoming Halloween Gaming Weekend with Fria Ligan and the Alien RPG, and hope you’ll join us (more details below)! But […]

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September Gen Con Community Update

In Which Gen Con Community Manager Kelsey Desrosiers Interviews Our Senior Operations Manager and Updates Us on Year-Round Gen Con Community Hey, fam! It’s time for another update. This month, we’re highlighting some of the cool things our community has been up to and looking forward to community planning for the future. But first, we […]

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Monthly Gen Con Community Update: Welcome to the Community

Gen Con Community Manager Kelsey Desrosiers on What’s New for Year-Round Gen Con Community on Twitch and Discord Hi, fam! Welcome to the first edition of our monthly community update. Within these hallowed blog walls, you’ll find out what’s happening in our community, get the latest in news and announcements, and find out more about […]

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Catan Celebrates 25 Years of Bringing People Together — While Staying Apart

Guest Post by Catan Studio In 2020, CATAN® celebrates its 25th anniversary. As we all know now, it’s not the anniversary year anyone envisioned. We’d like to share a little bit with you about the year that could have been, and why we are so excited now about the future. The year got off to […]

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Paizo Organized Play at Gen Con Online

Paizo Organized Play Manager Tonya Wolridge on What Paizo Has in Store for Gen Con Online Paizo Organized Play is bringing lots of events to Gen Con Online — over 900 quests, scenarios, and special events, including quite a few world premieres! You can find a selection of items below, and the full catalog is […]

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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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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 […]