Gen Con is a name that has been one with the gaming world for over 38 years. It began as a meeting between some friends to play games in Lake Geneva, WI - thus the name Gen (Geneva) Con (Convention). Today that name lives on in the gaming industry as the places to go to get the goods. Gen Con has expanded to three shows worldwide. There is one in Europe, Indianapolis, and Anaheim.
Many people ask "Gaming? What kind of Gaming?". Gen Con is the mecca of hobby gaming enthusiasts. These games range from card games, to board games, role-playing games, live action role-plaing games, miniatures, computer games and more. At Gen Con you can challenge a friend or foe to a duel of wits in your favorite games.
Game manufacturers use Gen Con as a stepping stone to display their new games or to run their tournaments at. From World Championships, to a scenario that someone randomly crated, you can play them at Gen Con. There are also seminars and workshops ranging in topics from how to develop games to how to paint miniatures. We've got something for everyone.
Official Website: http://www.gencon.com/
Added by SARudy on August 13, 2006