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Gaming News

TableTakes News Briefing for March 9, 2020

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Plaid Hat Games Changes Ownership to Original Founder PHG Re-acquired by the Original Founder New Starter Box Set for Tales From the Loop ICv2: ‘Tales from the Loop Roleplaying […]

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Stories from Gen Con

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 […]

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Gaming News

TableTakes News Briefing for March 2, 2020

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Amazon Producing Prime Series Based on Tales From the Loop Nerdist: TALES FROM THE LOOP Trailer Depicts a Surreal New Sci-Fi Series More D&D Unearthed Arcana Subclasses Dungeons & […]

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Gen Con 101

Family Fun at Gen Con

Tips for Planning Your Gen Con Adventure With Kids Hiya gaming families! Kristen, Gen Con Marketing Manager here. Some of the common questions I see on social media are, “Can I bring my kids to Gen Con?” and “Are there things for my kids to do at Gen Con?” — and the answer to both […]

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Gaming News

TableTakes News Briefing for February 24, 2020

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines New Games Announced at New York Toy Fair Hocus Pocus Wonder Woman co-op board game Scooby Doo Marvel Villainous Abandon All Artichokes Paizo Reveals Preview of Threefold Conspiracy Adventure […]

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Gaming News

TableTakes News Briefing for February 17, 2020

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Funko Announces Emerald City Comic Con Exclusives, Including D&D Gelatinous Cube Hasbro Announces Continued Growth for Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons in Q4 Earnings Report ICv2: ‘Magic: […]

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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

Secure Your Lodgings

How to Book a Hotel Room Through Our Housing Portal New to Gen Con, or just need a refresher on the housing process? No problem! Read on for a handy guide on how to snag a hotel room for Gen Con 2020! The Basics Through our partner company Q-Rooms, we work with hotels across Indianapolis […]

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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 […]