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CMU Partner Post

It’s All Fun and Games: The Importance of the Player Experience and its Role in Game Design

CMU returns to give you a look at the upcoming course in applied tabletop game design. The course is called “Core Loop: Finding, Amplifying, and Refining the Fun,” and is taught by game design veteran Damon Stone, with industry expert Andrew D. Devenney, co-owner and publisher of Superhero Necromancer Press. Below, Stone tells us a […]

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Partner Post

Come Check Out these New Releases at Gen Con 2023

Hello from Flat River Group! We are excitedly counting down the days to Gen Con 2023! We’ve got some exciting new releases that we will be rolling out at the show, so be sure to visit our booths (1321, 1429, & 1521) and event rooms (140 & 141). Redwood by Sit Down! Games At the […]

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Gen Con News Lore

Genevieve’s Blue Adventure

As many of you know, Genevieve is no stranger to adventures. However, this one certainly had a… different shade of strange. Recently, Genevieve decided it was time to make the lengthy flight across the sea to spend time with her friends.  Knowing the flight would be long, she decided she would ask a local wizard […]

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Gen Con News Interview

Meet Our 2023 Featured Artists

Every year the Gen Con Art Show showcases some of the most talented and influential artists in fantasy, sci-fi, comics, gaming, and so much more. This year, our three featured artists are John Stanko, Jon Sideriadis, and Andrew Thompson. Read on to get to know a little bit more about these incredibly talented artists, admire […]

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Interview Partner Post

Jeffrey Roth’s “7 Life Lessons I Learned From Playing Dungeons & Dragons in the 7th Grade”

Jeffrey Roth, Director of Experiential Analytics with Booz Allen Hamiltion, and lifelong “Dungeons & Dragons” fan, talks about a few important lessons he learned when he was younger from the world’s most popular tabletop RPG. Dungeons & Dragons, or D&D for short, is a tabletop role-playing game that has been around for over 40 years. […]

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Gaming News Partner Post

5 Reasons to Take Intermediate RPG Design with Eloy Lasanta

If you haven’t heard, Central Michigan University, in cooperation with Gen Con, started offering classes focusing on Applied Game Design. These six-week online courses make it easy to learn new game design techniques and pursue a new gaming passion, learning from RPG Industry Experts of all stripes.  The next and newest class begins on January […]

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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 […]