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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. […]

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June Community Update

Pride Month, Charity Streaming on Gen Con TV, and Community on Discord Happy pride, my queer family! Like many people, I found my safe space to be myself in the gaming community; I talked about this a little bit in my update from last month, but I want to dive into the importance of LGBTQ+ […]

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May Community Update

A reflection on Mental Health Awareness Month, updates on Yom Kippur plans, and a week-long charity event with Asians Represent and Rivals of Waterdeep. May is Mental Health Awareness Month I was fifteen the first time I really got into gaming. I signed up for a LARP, a year younger than the age requirement; I […]

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May Health and Safety Update

“It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” -Yogi Berra Hello Friends! Here we are, another month closer to Gen Con and we have some new facts and — like you — we still have our own share of questions about the future. I’ll do my best to outline below what has changed, what […]

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April Health and Safety Update

Friends of Gen Con, As summer approaches, more and more of us are starting to look ahead to the fall. We are hearing many questions about what Gen Con 2021 will look like, and our hope here is to answer with the best information we have at this time. We’re going to begin with the […]