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Gen Con Staff Are Working (And Gaming) From Home #3

Event Manager Marian McBrine on Fun and Accessible Games for Families and Pairs Hi, my name is Marian McBrine and I’m an Event Manager for Gen Con. I joined the team full-time in early 2016; however, I started working as a contractor for Gen Con in 2003, the year the convention was first in Indianapolis. […]

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Gen Con Staff Are Working (And Gaming) From Home #2

Operations Manager Cyra Valenzuela Benedict on Kid-Friendly Games (That Adults Will Like Too) Hi there! Cyra here, Gen Con Operations Manager. School’s been closed for almost three weeks now in Washington, and the struggle is real to keep our five-year-old — and ourselves — sane! Board games to the rescue! But when you’re playing games […]

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Gen Con Staff Are Working (And Gaming) From Home #1

Marketing Manager Kristen Jensen on Staying Sharp With Abstract Strategy Games Heya! Kristen here, I manage brand and communications for Gen Con. While we’ve had official stay-at-home orders in Washington State for only a week now, our intrepid leadership at the company had the foresight to have us work from home since the first week […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for March 30, 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 Coronavirus Updates: Most Stores Are Closed, Tabletop Publishers and GAMA Organize Assistance Polygon: The board game industry is coming together to help indie stores during the pandemic GAMA: COVID-19 […]

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Games to Play During Social Distancing

One-Player, Two-Player, and Family-Friendly Games Recommended by Our Community Here at Gen Con HQ in Seattle, we’ve all been working from home for two weeks and practicing social distancing. At least … I think it’s been two weeks. Time has become a loose concept. If you’re anything like us, you still need to game during […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for March 23, 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! For news about Gen Con and COVID-19, see this page on the official Gen Con website. Headlines New “Signature Spellbook: Chandra” for MTG ICv2: Wizards of the Coast Announces ‘Signature […]

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Q&A

Featured Artist Interview With Christopher Burdett

Get to know Featured Artist Christopher Burdett in this Q&A Christopher Burdett is one of our three Featured Artists for Gen Con 2020! Get to know him and his work in this Q&A, then check out his work this year at the convention! The Art Show is a special section of the Exhibit Hall where […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for March 16, 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! For updated news about Gen Con and COVID-19, see this page on the official Gen Con website. Headlines Free League Acquires Licence for Middle-Earth RPG EN World: The One Ring/Adventures […]

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Featured Artist Interview With Steve Prescott

Get to know Featured Artist Steve Prescott in this Q&A Steve Prescott is one of our three Featured Artists for Gen Con 2020! Get to know him and his work in this Q&A, then check out his work this year at the convention! The Art Show is a special section of the Exhibit Hall where […]

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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 […]