Gamersledge Provides Exclusive Gen Con 2014 Footage and Answers What Is GenCon?
Gen Con 2014 is the 45th Year of the world’s largest annual consumer fantasy, electronic, sci-fi and adventure game convention in North America. Each year gaming enthusiasts converge to share their enthusiasm for all things gaming; whether its tournaments, celebrity appearances, exhibit hall booths, electronic games, workshops, seminars, anime, art shows, auctions or countless other activities.
With an avid following of more than 120,000 consumer and professional attendees, Gen Con is THE destination for everyone from serious fans, to those simply interested in casual gaming. Many people ask “Gaming? What kind of Gaming?” Gen Con appeals to all hobby gaming enthusiasts, essentially all gaming except sports and gambling.
Game manufacturers and publishers consistently utilize Gen Con as the place to launch new games and new products, show off the latest and greatest game expansions and features, and host incredible tournaments. From world championships awarding thousands of dollars to non-professional games created by passionate enthusiasts, playing games is what it’s all about.
WHERE IS IT HELD?
Gen Con takes place each August at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Gen Con Indy is non-stop, around-the-clock gaming including role-playing games (RPG’s), trading card games (TCG’s), video and computer games, miniatures, board games and more. More than 11,000 scheduled, ticketed events and hundreds of exhibitors make Gen Con the can’t miss event on every gamer’s calendar.
WHAT KIND OF GAMING EVENTS HAPPEN AT GEN CON?
Gen Con is the quintessential “meeting ground” and “battleground” for all types of gaming for all ages. Attendees come to participate in RPGs, TCGs, card games, board games, family games, live-action role-playing games (LARPs), miniatures, video and computer games, and more.
WHAT OTHER EVENTS ARE AVAILABLE AT GEN CON?
The four days are full of plenty of hobby-related events as well, such as:
The Family Fun Pavilion, an E-Game Arena, a Costume Contest, life-size 10,000 sq. ft. True Dungeon, gaming auction, the largest sci-fi and fantasy art show in the country, over 300 exhibitor booths, Authors Avenue, anime, seminars, panels and workshops, Training Grounds (area dedicated for children), film festivals and more.
What will we be covering from Gen Con 2014 during this week-long posting?
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