Organizers of Gen Con, the largest board game conference in the United States, are planning to replay the personal event in 2021. On Tuesday, the organizers announced showtimes for next year: August 5-8, 2021, at the Indianapolis Convention Center.

“Our goal for the new year is the 2021 Gen Con decade as planned, personally,” organizers of Gen Con. “We are working towards this goal with health and safety as our top priority. There are a variety of factors that must come together for a material agreement to be possible, and we carefully monitor local and national safety and travel guidelines, health data, resource availability, and advice from the best sages, scholars and magicians. . “

Gen Con was created in 1968 as Lake Geneva War Games Convention by Gary Gygax, Dungeons & Dragons co-founder. The event – which includes role-playing games, table games, collectible card games, and more – was eventually sold to Mr. Peter Adickson, former CEO of Wizards of the Coast in 1997. The conference has been held in Indiana since 2003. This year in person is an event. It was canceled in May Due to the new Coronavirus pandemic.

For more details on when you can sign up for a badge – and sign up for a hard-to-find hotel room – follow the tabs Gen Con Facebook page Or subscribe to the newsletter at Official Website.

The Gen Con announcement comes after the launch of a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus, which began offering in the US only this week. Another high-profile series of fan conventions, PAX, recently also became a hit Announced dates for the list of agreements for 2021.

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