Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Convention News

Famous Monsters Convention Mike Myers Werewolf (Cosmic Con)

Famous Monsters Halloween Bash 2017 Set for San Jose

Fans of horror and science fiction should take note the official dates for the Famous Monsters Halloween Bash have been revealed.
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Gen Con 50 Badges on Sale Today!

It's that time of year again as my favorite gaming convention starts really gearing up for four days of fun in Indianapolis this Summer.
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A Free Comic Convention is Coming to Havana, Cuba?

The times, they are certainly a changin' folks. Trade Show Executive is reporting MAD Event Management has teamed with the Cuban cultural agency Paradiso to present the city of Havana with a comic convention this coming Spring.

OrcaCon 2017 Takes Place This Weekend

From the name you may think OrcaCon has something to do with marine biology but the truth is the show happens to be one of the Northwest's newest gaming conventions.
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Gen Con 50 Early Event Submission Begins January 22nd, 2017

I'm certainly looking forward to returning to my favorite gaming convention this year and the folks at Gen Con are gearing up as well.
Gen Con 2016 Hall

Gen Con to Stay in Indianapolis Through 2021

Earlier today Gen Con announced they had reached an agreement to extend their stay in Indianapolis through at least 2021.

Upcoming GaymerX and XPO Game Festival Look to Promote Diversity and Inclusiveness in Gaming

I personally believe no matter what sort of gaming you may be invested in - be it LARPing, table top, or video games - we should always be exceptionally open and inviting in order to include people of all walks in our hobbies.
Codenames (Czech Games Edition)

The 2016 Origins Award Winners

This year's Origins Award winners were announced.

Why Gen Con Presenter Gender Parity “Outrage” is Ridiculous

It might come as a surprise to some that last week’s announcement of the Gen Con featured industry presenters being comprised of a female majority has lead to overwrought hand ringing and blacklash across the internets.

‘Classic Comic Con’ Returns to Modesto, California This October

While the convention scene normally comes to a close in late summer, folks in California will have an opportunity to squeeze in the joy of one more con onto their calendars.
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Wizard World Cancels Atlanta Game Show; Eyes Portland for First Event

Wizard World, Inc has announced the first of their planned game shows, scheduled for next month in Atlanta, is being canceled.
Dion Long, Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, and Friend at Wizard World Reno

A Look at Wizard World Reno Comic Con 2015

The Wizard World Comic Con tour had its last stop of the year at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center (November 17th-19th). As for their second year, the convention had a lot to live up to after a successful kickoff and had the Northern Nevada area showing up with high expectations.

Gen Con 2016 Expands to Include Lucas Oil Stadium

My favorite gaming convention continues to grow and it has just been announced Gen Con will expand into Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium for events in 2016. Gen Con takes place August 4th-7th, 2016.
Gen Con 2015 Program Book

Gen Con 2015 Breaks Attendance Record Again

My thought, as was Elliott Miller's (Voice of E), was this year's Gen Con attendance was right around 60,000; turns out we were pretty close on our guess...
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