If you have yet to purchase your Gen Con 2016 badges, time is running out to save $30 off of your 4-Day badge. Badge prices will change to their standard on-site pricing on June 19, so don’t delay. You can buy your badge at gencon.com. After June 19, shipping of badges and event tickets will begin for those that selected that option. Please ensure that your address and shipping name is up-to-date on your Gen Con profile page. After June 19, your shipping information will not be able to change. You can choose to have your packets shipped anytime prior to the cut-off on June 19, however, you cannot change your shipping method after that date. All badges purchased after June 19 will have 24-hour Will Call as their only badge and event ticket delivery option.
Czech Games Joins Gen Con 2016 as Event Partner
New Gen Con Event Partner Czech Games has a message below for Gen Con attendees.
Czech Games Edition is proud to sponsor Gen Con 2016! Join us all weekend long in our dedicated gaming area in Room 121 of the Indiana Convention Center. We will have many games scheduled for demo times just check the events schedule. Czech Games also will hold tournaments for some of our games, one per day; sign-up early to make sure you get the opportunity to compete for prizes!
Are you the greatest delivery pilot in this system? Find out in our Galaxy Trucker Tournament.
Perhaps you’d like to appease the Mayan Gods before the calendar runs out, sign up for our Tzolk’in Tournament.
Feel like spiraling your social, political, and economic life into ruins? Compete to lose everything in our Prodigal’s Club Tournament.
Perhaps the world of covert spy operations is more your style! Grab a partner and sign-up for our Codenames Tournament!
We have this and so much more planned for Gen Con 2016! Event information will post soon!
Special Denny’s Deal for Gen Con 2016
Denny’s has a SPECIAL FOR GEN CON ATTENDEES! Visit any Indianapolis area Denny’s while wearing a costume — or just show your Gen Con badge — and receive 20% off your entire check. (Limit one discount per check, per visit. Not valid with other coupons, discounts, or promotions. Valid August 1-7, 2016.
Instagram Contest Concludes Friday
Gen Con is now on Instagram! With so many amazing, fun pictures, it was only a matter of time. To celebrate, the team is running a special contest for a chance to win a promo pass of your choice to Gen Con 2016 or to Gen Con 50. All you have to do is:
1) Post and tag a photo from last year’s Gen Con with #genconcantwait AND #gencon2016
2) Follow Gen Con on Instagram at @gen_con. That’s it! We’ll pick a winner next Friday, May 27! Attendees must be 18+ years old and a resident of the U.S.
There is a lot of ground to cover at Gen Con! Get your steps in and support a great cause with the walking challenge for charity. Earn prizes and support a great cause, Gen Con’s Official Charity for 2016, The PourHouse.
The Dragon & Flagon Rollout Party
Stronghold Games and Double Exposure, Inc. present a grand medieval-themed commencement event for their new 2016 release The Dragon & Flagon. The Dragon & Flagon is a game of chaos and mayhem for 2-8 players. Everyone who attends this event will get a special collector’s item from Stronghold Games and a chance to win a FREE copy of the game!
Miniature Hobby Events (MHE)
Miniature Hobby Events (MHE), refer to miniature and terrain painting and sculpting workshops and demonstrations. This year, the MHE category has more than 100 events, spanning all levels of painting expertise. These events covering all aspects of miniature painting, including basic painting tips, making terrain, highlighting, shading, blending, and more. Please browse the MHE category online for more information. If you just want to see the amazing painting, have fun, and learn more about MHE you can visit their area outside the Serpentine Lobby, near the Sagamore Ballroom on the second floor of the Indiana Convention Center. The 2016 MHE program is sponsored by Games & Gears.
The National Security Decision Making (NSDM) Game is a fast-paced, challenging simulation of contemporary politics and eternal strategic principles that serves to instruct players in international affairs, cultures, political processes and decision criteria, geopolitical situations, and military and economic considerations. The National Security Decision Making Games are organized by retired members of the War College; the guys who plan the actual war games used to train military personnel! Want to play? Here is a link to NSDM events in the Gen Con 2016 Event Catalog.
New Gen Con Hoodie and Denim Shirt
The OffWorld Gen Con Store has two new featured items for this week, the all-new black hoodie and a dark denim, embroidered, long-sleeved shirt. They are both great gear for an air-conditioned evening of gaming. These items are sure to sell fast!
Trade Day Badges Nearing Sell Out
Last year, Gen Con’s Trade Day program sold out for the first-time in its 10-year history. This year, Gen Con has expanded the size of the Wednesday program for industry professionals, educators, and librarians. Despite this program growth, badges will sell out again in 2016. The current sales pace has them on-track to sell out prior to the end of Pre-Registration (June 19). If you are interested in participating in Trade Day at Gen Con 2016, please sign-up soon at gencon.com.