Dragonfire Heroes Wanted At Booth 1611 At Gen Con!

Dragonfire is a 2 to 6 player deckbuilding game set in the world’s greatest roleplaying game, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. Players choose from a number of races, from dwarf to elf, half-orc to human, while assuming the quintessential roles of Cleric, Rogue, Fighter, and Wizard. Equipped with weapons, spells, and magic items, players begin their adventure along the famed Sword Coast, then expand to other...

Paizo at Gen Con – Starfinder Set to Launch

THE WORLD OF STARFINDER SET TO LAUNCH AT GEN CON 50 Paizo Announces Line-up of Events for an Historic Gen Con  REDMOND, WA (August 7, 2017): Nearly a decade after Paizo Inc. released the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, the countdown is now on to celebrate the release of the company’s newest game, the epic science-fantasy Starfinder RPG, set in the far-future of the world of Pathfinder. ...

Convention Report – Gen Con 2016

Gen Con 2016 By Martin Tideswell ‘Often imitated, never bettered’ is a phrase that could easily be applied to The Best Four Days In Gaming. There are so many conventions these days as gaming enjoys a renaissance aided by geek culture going mainstream, but Gen Con remains the original and still the best. For the avoidance of doubt, I use the word ‘geek’ as a compliment, having...

“What’s in the box…..” Arc Dream Announces Gen Con Festivities

“What’s in the box” —- Open the Green Box event and more comes to Indianapolis Arc Dream announces Gen Con festivities (CHELSEA, AL-July 26th) Award winning Arc Dream Publishing has a plethora of announcements for Gen Con 2016. More than two dozen role-playing games of Delta Green will be run, along with six games of Godlike and three of Monsters and Other Childish Things. Event...

Syrinscape Announces Gen Con Line-Up with Pathfinder, Catan, Mutants & Masterminds and More

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (July 19, 2016) – Syrinscape, creator of the award-winning apps that put the power of custom, movie-like sound effects, soundscapes and music at the fingertips of the gamer, announces today its line-up of activities and events for Gen Con 2016, the Best Four Days in Gaming. Live RPG Plus Pathfinder All-Star Event Dicestormers host Benjamin Loomes will attempt a TPK against Pathfinder...

Paizo Announces Hundreds of Pathfinder Events for Gen Con 2016

PAIZO ANNOUNCES HUNDREDS OF PATHFINDER EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES FOR GEN CON 2016 Returning as a Gen Con Co-Sponsor, Paizo to Host a Vast Array of Activities for Veteran and New Pathfinder Players Alike REDMOND, WA (July 7, 2016): Paizo Inc., publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, announces today the line-up of events and promotions planned for Gen...

Attend Gen Con All Year ‘Round With New Syrinscape Gen Con SoundSet

From Thousands of Sound Samples Provided by Gen Con 2015 Attendees, New SoundSet App Brings the Best Four Days in Gaming Home and Unleashes the Official Roar of the Gen Con Dragon SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (June 29, 2016) – Syrinscape, creator of the award-winning apps that put the power of custom, movie-like sound effects, soundscapes, and music at the fingertips of the gamer and Gen Con LLC, producer of...

Announcing All-Star Pathfinder Line-Up for Live RPG Plus at Gen Con!

DICESTORMERS HOST ATTEMPTS TPK ON TABLE OF PATHFINDER ALL-STARS AT THIS YEAR’S GEN CON LIVE RPG PLUS EVENT Tickets On Sale Now, Featuring Game, Auditions, and Workshop with Pathfinder Design Team Members Erik Mona, Jason Bulmahn, Wes Schneider and Crystal Frasier and GM’d by Dicestormers Host Benjamin Loomes SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (June 20, 2016) – Syrinscape, creator of the award-winning apps that...

Gen Con Partners With Paizo for 3-Year Co-Sponsorship

GEN CON PARTNERS WITH PAIZO ON THREE YEAR CO-SPONSORSHIP INDIANAPOLIS (April 22, 2016) Gen Con, North America’s largest and longest-running gaming convention, has agreed to a new three-year contract with game company Paizo Inc, extending their Co-Sponsorship which began in 2013. This new agreement will extend through Gen Con 2018. At Gen Con 2016, Paizo will have a large Exhibit Hall presence, increased...

A Word in Edgewise… with Chris Birch of Modiphius Entertainment

with Chris Birch of Modiphius Entertainment By Aaron T. Huss The following interview took place at Gen Con Indy 2015. Editor-in-chief Aaron T. Huss is speaking with Chris Birch of Modiphius Entertainment about Acthung! Cthulhu, Mutant Chronicles, Conan, Mutant: Year Zero, and a whole lot more. This interview is also presented through our podcast channel Critical Ramblings of a Gamer. You can either...

Closed for Gen Con

Roleplayers Chronicle is heading to Gen Con and will be essentially closed during that time. All current posts will be readable as always, but no new ones will be posted. For those looking to get their releases posted, it will have to wait until Monday. If you’re at Gen Con, watch for me doing interviews, talking to various people, and checking out the new stuff.

Syrinscape’s Open Call for Gen Con Attendees, and Epic Live RPG Plus Event!

SYRINSCAPE CALLS ON GEN CON ATTENDEES TO BRING THE NOISE FOR MASSIVE MONSTER RAID AND DRAGON ATTACK, AND AN EPIC INTERACTIVE LIVE RPG ADVENTURE Fans Will Help Create Official Gen Con SoundSet, and Determine the Fate of the Players in an All-Star Live Pathfinder RPG Experience SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (July 28, 2015) – Syrinscape, the award-winning app that puts the power of custom, movie-like sound effects,...

Gen Con Co-Owner and Game Industry Legend Turned Filmmaker Peter Adkison to Debut Chaldea at Gen Con

GAME INDUSTRY LEGEND TURNED FILMMAKER PETER ADKISON TO DEBUT CHALDEA AT GEN CON Premier Screening of Pilot Episode, War Room, Launches Epic Tale of High-Adventure, Planetary Politics, and War SEATTLE, WA (July 13, 2015): Peter Adkison, founder of Wizards of the Coast, co-owner of Gen Con, and filmmaker (The Devil Walks in Salem), announces today his newest project, Chaldea, will make its debut in...

Live RPG Plus All-Star Gaming Event at Gen Con

ANNOUNCING ALL-STAR LIVE RPG PLUS GAMING EVENT AT GEN CON, TICKETS ON SALE NOW Join the Dicestormers’ Benjamin Loomes as he Hosts an Epic Hour of Live, Audience-Driven Pathfinder RPG, with a Table of Game Industry All-Stars SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (June 29, 2015) – Syrinscape, the app that puts the power of custom, movie-like sound effects, soundscapes, and music, into the hands of the gamer, and Lone...

Gen Con Attributes Record-Breaking 2014 Numbers to Growing Partnership between Gamers and Indianapolis Community

INDIANAPOLIS (August 19, 2014) Gen Con 2014, completed August 14-17 at the Indiana Convention Center, experienced another year of record attendance numbers and unprecedented growth. For the fourth consecutive year, Gen Con grew by more than 10%. This year, reaching more than 14% year-over-year growth with a weekend turnstile attendance of 184,699 and unique attendance of 56,614. This number surpasses...

Gen Con Names Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana as 2014 Charity Partner

INDIANAPOLIS (February 5, 2014) Gen Con, the annual game convention with nearly 50,000 unique attendees, has selected its annual charity partner for 2014– ­ Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Each year, Gen Con partners with one local charity, developing events programming intended to give back to the local community. “We are so grateful to have a community-driven event like Gen Con here in Indianapolis,”...

Gen Con and Mayfair Games Extend Co-Sponsorship through 2017

INDIANAPOLIS (February 4, 2014) – Gen Con LLC has formalized an agreement with Mayfair Games, an award-winning game company, securing their Co-Sponsorship of Gen Con’s yearly convention through 2017. Mayfair, perhaps best known as publisher of Settlers of Catan® has co-sponsored Gen Con each year since 2011. “Whether teaming with our charity partners, running record-breaking events, or delivering...

Convention Report – Gen Con Day #3 #GenCon

Gen Con Day #3 By Aaron T. Huss Today was an incredibly good day for me professionally in regards to Mystical Throne Entertainment and Savage Insider. I did not get time to do any of the interviews I was interested in doing, but I at least did get a chance to wander the hall a little more. My day started with an awesome Savage Worlds game featuring the upcoming ETU (East Texas University) setting...

Convention Report – Gen Con Day 2 #GenCon

Gen Con Day #2 By Aaron T. Huss Today was a busy day for me as I was working at the Third Eye Games booth and talking to a handful of people interested in contributing to Savage Insider. None of this is particularly exciting for Roleplayers Chronicle, so I’ll just leave it at that. When I hit the Exhibitors Hall this morning, I thought I was working at the booth immediately, but it turned out...

Convention Report – Gen Con Day 1 #GenCon

Gen Con Day 1 By Aaron T. Huss Today was a busy day and included a handful of interviews, a meeting with Ed Healy of Gamerati, the D&D Press event, and dinner with the boys from Crafty Games. To keep things fresh, I’m only interviewing people I didn’t interview last year. So far I’ve spoken with: Ivan Van Norman from Hunters Books about Outbreak: Undead. Colen McAlister from...