Gen Con 2023 drops COVID-19 vaccine requirement and mask mandate for tabletop RPG convention
Tabletop’s largest US convention relaxes health and safety precautions despite ongoing pandemic.
Free League is reincarnating Sweden’s first TRPG as “mirth and mayhem roleplaying” game Dragonbane
The Swedish tabletop invasion goes back to its roots.
Gen Con says harassers targeting marginalised attendees are not staff or volunteers
Convention officials continue to investigate claims of targeted hate speech and threats of violence.
Nigerian board game company Nibcard has won the Diana Jones 2021 award
The committee says it chose Nibcard for its efforts to steward a growing tabletop movement in West Africa.
Gen Con’s day-one crowd left attendees and online onlookers worried despite safety guidelines
The board game and TTRPG convention proved unable to enforce vaccination cards, relying on masks and best safety practices.
Gen Con pushes back dates to September, will host digital and pop-up events at FLGS alongside in-person convention
Now running September 16th - 19th.
Quest, Alien and Mörk Borg among nominees for best RPGs of the year at 2020 ENnie Awards
Mech RPG Lancer withdrawn from shortlist in opposition to 2017 controversy.
US board game convention Gen Con is cancelled for the first time in its 50-year history
Online event announced in wake of COVID-19 concerns.