We Have The Official Beer Name of Gen Con 2016

We Have The Official Beer Name of Gen Con 2016

Jun 24, 2016

  Sun King Brewery announced After thousands of votes in the contest for the winning beer name of Gen Con 2016, one choice took an early voting lead and never looked back. And has been selected as the name of the Official Beer of Gen Con 2016. The Official Beer will be … 20-Sided Rye! 20-Sided Rye will tap live on Georgia Street outside of the Indiana...

Mayfair Games Acquires Twilight Games

Mayfair Games Acquires Twilight Games

Jun 3, 2016

The zombies are taking over!   Mayfair Games is excited to announce the purchase of a controlling interest in Twilight Creations, the award winning board game publisher of the well-known Zombies!!! series of games in addition to a horror-themed line of games including The Haunting House. During this change, Kerry Breitenstein will remain an integral part...

Con*Quest Journals Taking PreOrders

Con*Quest Journals Taking PreOrders

May 26, 2016

  Not only has Con*Quest announced they signed a 2 year deal with Gen Con, but they are taking preorders for this years journal. You might be asking yourself, “What the heck is Con*Quest Journal” It’s a journal for everything you do at a con. It’s that simple. There are seven sections that cover the con experience: Autograph Quest Artist Quest...

52% of Gen Con’s Industry Insiders this year are female.

52% of Gen Con’s Industry Insiders this year are female.

May 19, 2016

  We tend to not to get to “political” here at DDO Players, but sometimes something happens in our hobby that we need to talk about.     Each year Gen Con features 25 guests as their most important showcases, called the  Industry Insider Feature Presenters. These are the industry insiders that have been deemed important enough to put...

We Come in Peace Coming From Rather Dashing Games

We Come in Peace Coming From Rather Dashing Games

May 12, 2016

Rather Dashing Games will release a dice game called We Come in Peace at Gen Con this August. Ready your blasters and scramble your missiles in this game of exponential chaos! The Alliance of Six Planets has come to an end – and now you must do what it takes to defend your home world from the hordes of flying saucers that darken the skies and lay waste to your...

Gen Con 2016 Exhibit Hall Map Released

Gen Con 2016 Exhibit Hall Map Released

May 5, 2016

  The calendar says May 5th. (Happy Cinco de Mayo!) That means summer is fast approaching, and the biggest event for gamers everywhere is Gen Con. As of this posting there are 90 days till the doors open, but who’s counting anyway! DDO Players will once again, be covering Gen Con in full this year. We plan to do MORE coverage than we did last year....

Gen Con Sends Out Survery To Judge Reaction To Adding ANOTHER Convention

Gen Con Sends Out Survery To Judge Reaction To Adding ANOTHER Convention

Feb 18, 2016

Gen Con has an survey they want you to take, They seemed to be testing the waters to see how the public would react to another Gen Con (As in running another convention along with the Summer Gen Con) I have to say at least for me this came out of left field. I’ll be interested to watch this and see where it goes. If you want add your 2 cents to the survey...

Gen Con 2016 Badge Registration Now Open

Gen Con 2016 Badge Registration Now Open

Jan 22, 2016

Today is the day! As the clock struck 12 noon here in the Eastern time zone, the floodgates opened and you can now buy your Gen Con 2016 Badges! As you can see from our screenshot Prices are as follows : 4-Day – $90.00 Thursday – $55.00 Friday – $55.00 Saturday – $55.00 VIG Companion – $150.00 VIG Comp Upgrade – $60.00 Trade...

Gen Con 2016 Badge and Hotel Planning Information

Gen Con 2016 Badge and Hotel Planning Information

Dec 16, 2015

231 Days (as of this writing) till Gen Con 2016! But who is counting right?   Badge Pre-Registration will begin on January 22 at noon (Eastern) with Hotel Registration starting two days later at noon (Eastern) on Sunday, January 24. Gen Con will again randomize each customer’s access to the Gen Con Housing Portal to book hotel rooms. After extensive...

True Dungeon Cogwind’s Revenge Game Released

True Dungeon Cogwind’s Revenge Game Released

Dec 11, 2015

True Dungeon has announced that a iPad game has been released inspired by the 2014 True Dungeon modules Golembane and Flight of the Zephyr. Cogwind’s Revenge is a game app for iPad patterned after True Dungeon. True Dungeon is a live action D&D adventure available at gaming conventions. In Cogwind’s Revenge you will match wits with the gnome...

Gen Con to Expand in to Lucas Oil Stadium in 2016

Gen Con to Expand in to Lucas Oil Stadium in 2016

Dec 4, 2015

Gen Con continues to grow year after year and while the Indianapolis Convention Center is pretty huge, space was tight. The convention has announced that for 2016 they will be expanding in to events space location in Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium. The stadium, located adjacent  to the Convention Center  is the home for the Indianapolis Colts. With the added...

Final Gen Con 2015 Videos

Final Gen Con 2015 Videos

Aug 7, 2015

We are going to wrap up our coverage of Gen Con 2015 with these final 3 videos. *Make sure to change the playback to either 720p or 1080p* First up Drac takes you on a walk through of the gaming halls   Even more from the gaming halls   And the final of our trilogy is a taste of the ever popular vendor hall We hope that you have enjoyed our Gen Con...

Titansgrave Panel Gen Con 2015

Titansgrave Panel Gen Con 2015

Aug 4, 2015

DDO Players is proud to present the Audio from the Titansgrave panel at Gen Con 2015! This will held in the biggest ballroom at the ICC, and was packed out! Chirs Pramas from Green Ronin Publishing tweeted out a picture of the crowd This was the audience for our #Titansgrave panel. Holy shitsnacks! @wilw announced there will be a Season 2. Yes!...

Gen Con Grows Yet Again

Gen Con Grows Yet Again

Aug 3, 2015

With “The Best Four Days In Gaming” behind us, Gen Con LLC has released the final attendance numbers for the 2015 version Gen Con 2015 has set an all-new attendance record with a unique attendance of 61,423 and a turnstile attendance of 197,695, creating a six-year span of record growth. Since 2010, Gen Con has more than doubled in attendance....

Gen Con 2015 Tesla Vs Edison Interview

Gen Con 2015 Tesla Vs Edison Interview

Aug 3, 2015

The war of currents rages on, with Tesla Vs Edison!! Tesla vs. Edison lovingly presents the War of Currents theme. In running your electric company you are both a starry-eyed inventor and a ruthless businessman. You feel pride in bringing electricity to the masses and developing miraculous new technologies, even as you file patents, engage in a propaganda war,...

Gen Con 2015 Rather Dashing Games Grant Wilson Interview

Gen Con 2015 Rather Dashing Games Grant Wilson Interview

Aug 3, 2015

Rather Dashing Games Started by Grant Wilson And His Friend Michael Richie. If you a fan of the paranormal “reality” series Ghost Hunters on Syfy, Grant’s names should be very familiar to you. He is a founding member of TAPS, but decided to shift gears and do what he loves as well as ghost hunting, and that’s creativity, his an...

Gen Con 2015 Chaldea Interview With Jen Page

Gen Con 2015 Chaldea Interview With Jen Page

Aug 1, 2015

Chaldea is an upcoming A short film and pilot episode for a unique fantasy world and web series that borrows heavily on real-world mythology and history. The Chaldea series will tell an epic fantasy story in multiple platforms (including digital graphic novels) with its tableau of memorable characters, dramatic through-lines, and high fantasy. Chaldea was...

2015 ENnies Award Winners

2015 ENnies Award Winners

Aug 1, 2015

Best Adventure Silver: A Red & Pleasant Land (Lamentations of the Flame Princess) Gold: Horror on the Orient Express (Chaosium) Best Aid/Accessory Silver: Black Green Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition RPG Dice Set (Q-Workshop) Gold: Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Masters Screen (Wizards of the Coast) Best Cover Art Silver: Achtung! Cthulhu: Terrors of the Secret...

Gen Con 2015 BattleKasters Interview

Gen Con 2015 BattleKasters Interview

Jul 31, 2015

BattleKasters is a spell-casting adventure being played at fancons across the United States. A downloadable mobile game, BattleKasters is an extension of Alane Adams’ Legends of Orkney™ book series. It turns live events into dynamic game boards, allowing questing players to collect digital trading cards and cast magic spells that literally change the state of...

Gen Con 2015 Coverage

Gen Con 2015 Coverage

Jul 29, 2015

  Our coverage of Gen Con 2015 will start in full Tomorrow, so you will be seeing a deluge of Posts and Tweets covering many aspects of Gen Con. Just a note – We are going to branch out a bit for this coverage, so you will be seeing some posts about other things, so you will see information on some tabletop games, card games, etc… We have a...