Gen Con Indy 2012 Event Catalog Now Available

The Gen Con Indy 2012 event catalog is now available for viewing. You cannot register at this time, but all currently available events are there for searching. The Gen Con Indy 2012 Event Catalog is live! Please take the next two weeks to review and begin planning your 2012 event schedule. You will be able to register for events beginning on Sunday, May 20 at noon eastern time, provided you have purchased...

Gen Con Event Registrations Opens May 20th

Gen Con Indy has posted dates for event registration – May 20th. Only two and a half months between now and the day we celebrate Event Registration opening! So now’s the time to make sure your account is active and your badge is purchased. There are thousands of events already submitted and more coming in every day. Keep your eyes open for more event-related information over the next couple...

Atop the Game Summit 2012

Here in Ontario, this past weekend was Family Day Weekend, a newly anointed government holiday designed squarely around having an extra long weekend to spend with family and the perfect time for a gaming convention. Board games have always been a staple of family activity and seen a resurgence in spite of the advances in video games as those who grew up playing these games have gone on to incorporate...

Gen Con Hotel Block Opens

Gen Con Indy opened up the hotel blocks for reservation yesterday with a fairly substantial response. 50% of the rooms booked on the first day. http://www.facebook.com/genconindy Support Roleplayers Chronicle by purchasing our Premium Content Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Join our forums

Gen Con Report – Gamers Being Gamers

Here are some pictures of gamers doing what we like best: playing games! A few of these are some beautiful wargame terrain setups while the others are gamers sitting around, rolling dice and telling stories. And finally, Savage Saturday Night! Featuring a Deadlands game run by Shane Hensley including terrain and minis! That’s it for pictures. The...

Gen Con Report – Day 3 More Product Shopping

I was able to get around the Exhibit Hall today after working at the Triple Ace Games booth and find some more great products for sale. In fact, I ran across the Hero Games booth (not listed in the Gen Con map) and found the Ars Magica display at Atlas Games. In addition, I grabbed more pictures at Studio 2 Publishing including Third Eye Games, Crafty Games, and Terra/Sol Games. However, I was hoping...

Gen Con Report – ENnie Awards

Here’s the results of today’s ENnie Awards ceremony: Best Website Silver: d20pfsrd.com Best Website Gold: Obsidian Portal Best Podcast Silver: Chronicles: Pathfinder Podcast Best Podcast Gold: Yog-Sothoth Best Blog Silver: Gnome Stew Best Blog Gold: Critical-Hits Best Cover Art Silver: Shadowrun: Attitude Best Cover Art Gold: A Song of Ice and Fire Campaign Guide Best Interior Art Silver:...

Gen Con Report – Day 2 Product Shopping

The Exhibit Halls were packed with so many gamer’s that you can’t help but feel a bit at home. I was amazed by the amount of fantastic products for sale and how everyone is presenting their new stuff. I couldn’t help but pick up several items myself including Savage Suzerain and Caladon Falls from Savage Mojo, Sorcery & Super Science from Expeditious Retreat Press (Joseph Browning...

Gen Con Report – Day 1 Pre-Convention

After 650+ miles and 11 hours of driving, here I am at Gen Con!! To start, I am absolutely amazed at how the convention center looks this year. There’s so much more space compared to last year and the decor is everywhere! Today is Day #1 where all the convention-goers get their badges and tickets and all the exhibitors rush to get their stands setup. The lines at Will Call were ridiculously long,...

Gen Con Report – The Big Overview Part 3

The Big Overview (continued) Today we finish up the details of the tabletop role-playing publishers and products list with map locations 25 – 37 plus some extra additions that aren’t noted on the map. Find the map in The Big Overview Part 1. Map Location #25 – Palladium Books Publisher: Palladium Books Booth: 1125 Website: http://www.palladiumbooks.com/ Convention Information: I...

Gen Con Report – The Big Overview Part 2

The Big Overview (continued) To continue detailing the tabletop role-playing publishers with map locations #13 – 24. Please see The Big Overview Part 1 for the map in reference. Map Location #13 – Fat Dragon Games Publisher: Fat Dragon Games Booth: 809 Website: http://www.fatdragongames.com/fdgfiles/ Convention Information: Fat Dragon Games has not posted any announcements about special...

Gen Con Report – The Big Overview Part 1

The Big Overview I regret to inform everyone that there will not be a Designer’s Diary today. This is due to the upcoming Gen Con Indy 2011 convention and all the work involved in making it easier for the fans to find the tabletop role-playing products their looking for. Instead, I am posting the big overview which will hopefully point you in the right direction. To go along with this big overview,...

Gen Con Report – Featured Products Part 2

July 19, 2011 The listing of products being featured at Gen Con Indy 2011 continues. Triple Ace Games All For One: Paris Gothique Paris Gothique is the definitive guide to Paris for All for One: Regime Diabolique. Price: TBA This supplement includes information on all the important figures, places, and secret societies in France’s capital city. Also included is information on Parisian streets, architecture,...

Gen Con Report – Featured Products Part 1

July 4, 2011 I sent an inquiry to all the tabletop role-playing publishers attending Gen Con with booths. This inquiry was to find out what’s being premiered at Gen Con Indy 2011.  Here’s what I’ve gotten so far: Atlas Games Atlas Games is not premiering any tabletop role-playing products this year as the focus is on their new card game Cthulhu Gloom. Chaosium, Inc. 2011 MARKS THE...

Gen Con Report – Tabletop RPG Publisher Booths

Gen Con Indy 2011 is coming up quickly and an exhibitors list has been released. To make things a little bit easier, here is the current listing of role-playing game publishers and developers attending Gen Con. PUBLISHER BOOTH LOCATION 1. Adept Press 1713 2. Alderac Entertainment Group 902 Exhibit Hall I Entrance 3. Arc Dream Publishing 711 Cubicle 7 Entertainment 4. Atlas Games 1401 Steve...

Gen Con Report: June 6, 2011

Gen Con Report: June 6, 2011 Greetings Roleplayers Chronicle readers! Gen Con Indy 2011 is coming up quickly, now officially less than 2 months away (by a couple days that is). Don’t miss out on your chance to pre-register and get your badges for less!  Pre-registration ends June 18th at 11:59 PM (Eastern). After this time badge prices will go up to $78 for 4-day badges and $48 for 1-day badges. Register...

Gen Con Report: February 4, 2011

February 4, 2011 The newest convention season has already fallen upon us and it’s time to gear up for the big ones. How can you resist the biggest of them all (in the US)? That’s right, Gen Con Indy 2011 has already been given the official start with pre-registration and exhibit sign-up. For all those who don’t know, here’s the 2011 website: http://www.gencon.com/2011/indy/default.aspx So...