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con_list [2017/04/11 07:32]
Brent P. Newhall [New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)] Added link to PAX Unplugged
con_list [2019/07/10 14:18] (current)
Jim White [Midwest (IL, IN, KY, MI, OH, WI)]
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   * [[http://​www.upcomingcons.com/​gaming-conventions|Upcoming Cons]]   * [[http://​www.upcomingcons.com/​gaming-conventions|Upcoming Cons]]
 ===== New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) ===== ===== New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) =====
-  * [[http://​arisia.org|Arisia]] (Boston, MA) Billed as a general science fiction and fantasy convention, but it offers its share of gaming. ​Usually held in January. +  * [[http://​arisia.org|Arisia]] (Boston, MA) Billed as a general science fiction and fantasy convention, but it offers its share of gaming. ​17-20 January ​2020
-  * [[http://​www.totalcon.com|Total Confusion]] (Mansfield, MA) Focused on tabletop RPGs and board games. ​Usually held the third week of February+  * [[http://​www.totalcon.com|Total Confusion]] (Mansfield, MA) Focused on tabletop RPGs and board games. ​20-23 February, ​2020
-  * [[http://​templecon.org/​|TempleCon]] (WarwickRI) A retro-futurism con with gaming and LAN events, 2012's theme is Victorian post-apocalyptic. Usually held in February+  * [[http://​www.interactiveliterature.org/​NEIL/​interconConventions.html|Intercon]] (Chelmsford,​ MA) A yearly all-LARP con, usually in early March. ​27 February - 01 March 2020
-  * [[http://​www.interactiveliterature.org/​NEIL/​conventions.html|Intercon]] (Chelmsford,​ MA) A yearly all-LARP con, usually in early March. +  * [[http://​east.paxsite.com/​|PAX East]] (Boston, MA) The biggest gaming con in New England so far, focused on tabletop RPGs, Board Games, Console Games, and PC Games. Held in early Spring, usually March or April. ​27 February ​01 March 2020.
-  * [[http://​www.vericon.org/​main.html|Vericon]] (Cambridge, MA) A yearly gaming and fandom con held at Harvard University, usually in March. March 22-24 2013+
-  * [[http://​east.paxsite.com/​|PAX East]] (Boston, MA) The biggest gaming con in New England so far, focused on tabletop RPGs, Board Games, Console Games, and PC Games. Held in early Spring, usually March or April. ​March 10-12 2017.+
     * The following Stewards usually attend PAX East: [[wiki:​user:​BrentNewhall]],​ [[wiki:​user:​BrianLiberge]],​ [[wiki:​user:​tresi]],​ [[wiki:​user:​twwombat]],​ [[wiki:​user:​zed]]     * The following Stewards usually attend PAX East: [[wiki:​user:​BrentNewhall]],​ [[wiki:​user:​BrianLiberge]],​ [[wiki:​user:​tresi]],​ [[wiki:​user:​twwombat]],​ [[wiki:​user:​zed]]
-  * [[http://unplugged.paxsite.com/|PAX Unplugged]] (PhiladelphiaPAA new con devoted to tabletopNovember 17-19 2017+  * [[http://www.conncon.com/|ConnCon]] (StamfordCTAn RPG focused ​con with several RPGA campaigns running at itHeld in February or March. 20-22 March 2020. 
-  * [[http://​pi-con.org/​|8 Pi-Con]] (Holiday Inn Enfield, CT) - "The friendliest little convention in New England."​ June 27-29, 2014 +  * [[http://​www.vericon.org/​main.html|Vericon]] (Cambridge, MA) A yearly gaming and fandom con held at Harvard University, usually in March. Last held in March 2016
-  * [[https://​connecticon.org/​|ConnectiCon]] (Connecticut Convention Center Hartford, CT) - "A massively multi-genre convention."​ Looks like a good list of gaming events. ​10-13 July, 2014 +  * [[http://​pi-con.org/​|8 Pi-Con]] (Holiday Inn Enfield, CT) - "The friendliest little convention in New England." ​Last held in June 2015. 
-  * [[http://anonycon.com/|AnonyCon]] (Stamford, CT) An RPG focused con with several RPGA campaigns running ​at it as well as original gamesBoard games, video games, and LARPS are also hosted there. Held in early December+  * [[https://​connecticon.org/​|ConnectiCon]] (Connecticut Convention Center Hartford, CT) - "A massively multi-genre convention."​ Looks like a good list of gaming events. ​11-14 July, 2019. 
-  * [[ http://www.conncon.com/|ConnCon]] (Stamford, CT) An RPG focused con with several RPGA campaigns running at it. Held in February or March.+  * [[https://​www.neonri.com/​|Neon RI]] (Warwick, RI) - (Was TempleCon) A retro-futurism con with gaming and LAN events. Last held in August 2018. 
 +  * [[http://necronomicon-providence.com/|NecronomiCon]] (Providence,​ RI) - "The International Festival of Weird Fiction, Art, and Academia"​ features a Cthulhu-based gaming track. 22-25 August 2019. 
 +  * [[https://​appleconmaine.com/​|AppleCon]] (The Inn at Cornish, ME) - "The premiere tabletop RPG convention of southern Maine" featuring RPGs, wargames, and board games. 27-29 September 2019. 
 +  * [[http://​www.conncon.com/​|Falcon]] (Stamford, CT) An RPG focused con with several RPGA campaigns running. ​Run by the ConnCon team. Held in autumn. 20-22 March 2020
 +  * [[http://unplugged.paxsite.com/|PAX Unplugged]] (Philadelphia,​ PA) A new con devoted to tabletop. 06-08 December 2019. 
 +  * [[http://​anonycon.com/​|AnonyCon]] (Stamford, CT) An RPG focused con with several RPGA campaigns running at it as well as original games. Board games, video games, and LARPS are also hosted there. Held in early DecemberDecember 2019 (exact dates TBD as of July 2019). 
 ===== Mid-Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV) ===== ===== Mid-Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV) =====
-  * [[http://​1d4con.com|1d4Con]] (Hampton Inn Winchester North & Conference Center Winchester, VA) - Small, local convention. ​April 26 282013 +  * [[http://​1d4con.com|1d4Con]] (Hampton Inn Winchester North & Conference Center ​Winchester, VA) - Small, local convention. ​May 15 172020 
-  * [[http://​www.dexposure.com/​home.html|DexCon ​15]] (The Morristown Hyatt & Conference Center Morristown, New Jersey) - The NATIONAL 96 Hour Extravaganza Featuring Over 1,000 Events. July 82012 +  * [[http://​www.dexposure.com/​home.html|DexCon ​22]] (The Morristown Hyatt & Conference Center ​Morristown, New Jersey) - The NATIONAL 96 Hour Extravaganza Featuring Over 1,000 Events. July 7, 2019 
-  * [[http://​www.newyorkcomiccon.com/​|New York Comic Con]] (New York, NY) The largest pop culture event on the east coast. ​Will be held October ​11 142012. +  * [[http://​queencityconquest.com/​|Queen City Conquest]] (Daemen College - Amherst, NY) - A regional board game and RPG convention. July 12 - 142019 
-  * [[http://​www.eriedog.com/​|Erie Days of Games (EDoG)]] (Erie, PA) Come and learn new board games, card games, and miniatures in a family friendly environment. ​Also features an Indie RPG track running Dread, Marvel, and Fiasco. Held October ​25-262012.+  * [[http://​www.newyorkcomiccon.com/​|New York Comic Con]] (Javitz Center - New York, NY) The largest pop culture event on the east coast. October ​62019 
 +  * [[http://​www.eriedog.com/​|Erie Days of Games (EDoG)]] (Quality Inn near casino - Erie, PA) Come and learn new board games, card games, RPGs, and miniatures in a family friendly environment. October ​52019.
 ===== South (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN) ===== ===== South (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN) =====
   * [[http://​www.justusproductions.com/​minimace/​|mini-mace]] (Winston-Salem,​ NC) Food and Gaming, what more do you need? A one-day con, held 28 January, 2012.   * [[http://​www.justusproductions.com/​minimace/​|mini-mace]] (Winston-Salem,​ NC) Food and Gaming, what more do you need? A one-day con, held 28 January, 2012.
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   * [[http://​www.justusproductions.com/​mace/​|MACE]] (Charlotte, NC) A gaming con, running November 2-4, 2012.   * [[http://​www.justusproductions.com/​mace/​|MACE]] (Charlotte, NC) A gaming con, running November 2-4, 2012.
 ===== Midwest (IL, IN, KY, MI, OH, WI) ===== ===== Midwest (IL, IN, KY, MI, OH, WI) =====
-  * [[http://www.baldmangames.com/ddxp|D&D Experience (DDXP)]] (Fort WayneIN moving to [[http://gencon.com/|GenCon]] in 2013) The premiere D&D convention, running January 26th-29th 2012+  * [[https://www.winterwar.org/|Winter War]] (ChampaignIL) The Midwest'​s Longest Consecutively Running Independent Gaming Convention. 27-29 January 2019. 
-  * Winter War (Champaign, IL), running January 27-29 +  * [[http://wintfan.baldmangames.com/|Winter Fantasy]] (Fort Wayne, INThe premiere D&D convention. 06-10 February 2019
-  * Who's Yer Con (Indianapolis,​ IN), running March 2-4 +  * [[https://​whosyergamers.org/​wyc.php|Who's Yer Con]] (Indianapolis,​ IN) - A free annual gaming convention put on by Who's Yer Gamers. 22-24 March 2019. 
-  * [[http://story-games.com/forums/​comments.php?​DiscussionID=15577|Forge Midwest]] (Madison, WI) is April 27-29, 2012+  * [[https://forgemidwest.wordpress.com/|Forge Midwest]] (Madison, WI) - 26-28 April 2019
-  * [[http://www.originsgames.com/​|Origins]] (Columbus, OH) Gaming ​con, to be held May 30-June 3, 2012+  * [[https://www.originsgamefair.com//|Origins]] (Columbus, OH) Gaming ​convention. 17-21 June 2020
-  * [[http://​gencon.com/​|GenCon]] (Indianapolis,​ IN) The granddaddy of gaming cons, to be held August ​16-192012.+  * [[http://​gencon.com/​|GenCon]] (Indianapolis,​ IN) The granddaddy of gaming cons. 01-04 August ​2019. 
 +  * [[https://​www.ucon-gaming.org/​|U-Con]] (Ann ArborMI) - Play games all weekend. 'Nuff said. 22-24 November 2019.
 ===== Northern Plains (IA, MN, ND, NE, SD) ===== ===== Northern Plains (IA, MN, ND, NE, SD) =====
   * [[http://​www.thewalkingeye.com/​|The Walking Eye Con]] (Des Moines, IA)  will be March 23-25, 2012.   * [[http://​www.thewalkingeye.com/​|The Walking Eye Con]] (Des Moines, IA)  will be March 23-25, 2012.
 ===== Southern Plains/Gulf Coast (AR, KS, LA, MO, OK, TX) ===== ===== Southern Plains/Gulf Coast (AR, KS, LA, MO, OK, TX) =====
-  * [[http://fearthecon.com/|Fear the Con 5]] (Maryland HeightsMOA 2-day boardgaming con hosted by Fear The BootMay 3-42013. +  * [[https://south.paxsite.com/|PAX South]] (San AntonioTXFeatures a large tabletop area with board games, miniatures games, and RPGsJan 18 202019 
-  * [[http://​www.geekway2west.com|Geekway to the West]] (St. Louis, MO) "Four days of peace, love, and boardgames." ​May 9-122013. +  * [[http://​www.chupacabracon.com/​|ChupacabraCon]] (Round Rock, TX) An annual gaming convention with all proceeds going to charity. Mar 3 - 5, 2019 
-  * [[http://www.chupacabracon.com/|ChupacabraCon]] (AustinTXAn annual gaming convention with all proceeds going to charityJan 17-192014.+  * [[https://​geekwaytothewest.com/​|Geekway to the West]] (St. Louis, MO) "Four days of peace, love, and boardgames." ​June 11 142020 
 +  * [[http://fearthecon.com/|Fear the Con]] (Maryland HeightsMOA 2-day boardgaming con hosted by Fear The BootSITE DOWN. Last seen June 22 232018. 
 ===== Rocky Mountains (CO, MT, UT, WY) ===== ===== Rocky Mountains (CO, MT, UT, WY) =====
   * [[http://​www.denvergamers.org/​|Genghis Con]] (Aurora, CO) Usually held in February.   * [[http://​www.denvergamers.org/​|Genghis Con]] (Aurora, CO) Usually held in February.

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