Gen Con Announces New Official Merchandise Partnership with Rollacrit

INDIANAPOLIS (June 25, 2021) — Gen Con, the largest and longest-running tabletop gaming convention in North America, today announced a new official merchandise and apparel partnership with analog-gaming lifestyle brand Rollacrit. As Gen Con’s official merchandise partner, Rollacrit will produce and sell new designs of apparel, merchandise, homeware, drinkware, and gaming accessories as convention...

Syrinscape Brings Dungeons & Dragons to Gen Con

SYRINSCAPE RETURNS TO GEN CON WITH DUNGEONS, DRAGONS, GREAT OLD ONES AND THE FAMOUS SOUNDCAVE Syrinscape Announces Line-Up of Activities to Immerse Attendees in the Sounds of Their Favorite RPGs SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (August 1, 2018) – Syrinscape, the award-winning soundboard app that provides the official audio solutions for the leading RPGs in the tabletop gaming hobby, announces today its lineup of...

Join the Scavenger Hunt for your Survival at Gen Con 2018!

The world is overrun with undead. Humanity has turned on one another as society collapses. You are one of those lucky few survivors… you have many choices ahead. To celebrate the early release of the second edition of the survival horror adventure, Outbreak: Undead Survivor’s Guide, Hunters Entertainment and Renegade Game Studios are hosting an epic, convention-wide scavenger hunt at Gen Con 2018! Every...

[GENCON 2018] Come Meet White Wolf Entertainment and Play the Next Generation of Vampire: The Masquerade RPG!

White Wolf Entertainment will be at GenCon 2018 celebrating the launch of Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition (V5), the newest version of their highly-popular pen-and-paper RPG. For the first time, White Wolf will showcase (and sell) a limited supply of gorgeous hardbound copies of V5, along with hosting panels, interviews, gameplay sessions and book signings. Who: White Wolf Entertainment — one...

Convention Report – Gen Con 50

Gen Con 50 By Martin Tideswell As I sit here in the lobby of my hotel the day after the chaos has concluded, overlooking the forlorn-looking Gen Con 50 sign at The Claddagh Irish Pub, I can confirm I have a bad case of the post-Gen Con blues. A real bad case. In fact, approach with caution for the foreseeable… Yes, I am that guy you saw walking the convention center earlier, wistfully recalling...

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...

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.

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...

A Brit’s First Experience at Gen Con

Martin Tideswell, a 40-year-old newspaper journalist from England, was making his first trip to the States when he attended Gen Con Indy… The sky above Indianapolis was a striking blue when I began my journey home and as my plane reached the wispy, candy floss clouds I began to reflect on my first Gen Con and, indeed, my first trip to the States. As I arrived at immigration a stern-looking fellow...

Gen Con Report – Thursday August 16 Highlights

For more information, take a look at our Twitter feed to see the pictures and information posted during Thursday. Otherwise, here’s a few of the highlights. Full interviews will be posted when I return. I spoke with James Sutton from RedBrick and found that they are rolling into a new, reemerging FASA with James at its head. The current RedBrick lines will fall under the FASA label along with...

Roleplayers Chronicle is Heading to Gen Con

As you read this (unless you read this after 7:00 PM EST), I am on my way to Gen Con. It’s a lengthy drive, but definitely worth it. I’ll be doing lots of wandering through the Vendor Hall, attending seminars, gathering pictures, and doing interviews. As with last year, that means there will be a break in our regular news during the course of these next 5 days (Wednesday – Sunday). From...

Gen Con Report – Publisher Sneak Peek, Part II

Welcome to a special edition of the Gen Con Report. Prior to the start of Gen Con, we’re attempting to collect as much information as we can on the products that are being released / featured at Gen Con so readers know what to expect. Hopefully this will be a multi-part series, but here is a look at the next publishers who have provided this “inside” information. Crafty Games First,...

Gen Con 2012 Highlights – Know Before you Go

Gen Con has several highlights for the upcoming convention. Gen Con Gets Ready for 45th Anniversary Show Highlights INDIANAPOLIS (July 30, 2012) – Gen Con Indy 2012 will return to the Indiana Convention Center for its 45th Anniversary in less than one month. THE BEST FOUR DAYS IN GAMING™ return August 16-19, 2012. Gen Con Indy is the original, longest running, best attended, gaming convention...

Gen Con Report – Publisher Sneak Peak, Part I

Welcome to a special edition of the Gen Con Report. Prior to the start of Gen Con, we’re attempting to collect as much information as we can on the products that are being released / featured at Gen Con so readers know what to expect. Hopefully this will be a multi-part series, but here is a look at the first publishers who have provided this “inside” information. Interaction Point...

Gen Con 2012 Preparation – Know Before You Go

The exhibitor hall map for Gen Con 2012 is now available, and the list of tabletop role-playing publishers and supporters is HUGE. To make it a bit easier for you, here’s who they are, what booth they have, and what they’re known for (in alphabetical order). Alderac Entertainment Group http://www.alderac.com/ Publishes: Legend of the Five Rings Booth # 902 Arc Dream Publishing http://arcdream.com/home/ Publishes:...