PAX Unplugged Tickets Now on Sale

PAX Unplugged Tickets Now on Sale

May 4, 2017

  Tickets for PAX Unplugged 2017, the inaugural tabletop-focused addition to the international line-up of PAX events, taking place November 17-19, 2017 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, are now on sale. Single day badges cost $25, 3-Day badges are $60 and Sunday Kids badges (for 6-12 year-olds) are available for $10. Providing a...

Gen Con 50 Expands Onto Lucas Oil Stadium Field

Gen Con 50 Expands Onto Lucas Oil Stadium Field

Apr 14, 2017

  Gen Con, the longest-running game convention in North America, will increase its 2017 presence within Lucas Oil Stadium (LOS), adding exhibition and event space to the same play field used by the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. To commemorate 2017’s historic Gen Con 50, the convention will create a showcase area on the LOS field that honors the first Gen Con,...

Ticket to Ride: Germany Coming From Days Of Wonder

Ticket to Ride: Germany Coming From Days Of Wonder

Apr 14, 2017

  The Ticket To Ride universe is expanding by 1 more country, this time up we head to the rails in Germany!   Turn of the century Germany… Through a fine autumn rain, a plume of smoke announces the arrival of the 4:15 train from Nuremberg in the Munich Central Station. The din of the massive engine grows more intense, culminating with a prolonged hiss...

Help Us Provide Better Coverage On DDO Players!

Help Us Provide Better Coverage On DDO Players!

Apr 14, 2017

  As you know, we talk about more than just DDO here at DDO Players, we have branched out into Tabletop gaming in a big way. We get the privilege of covering conventions such as Gen Con each year as press. We are in desperate need of upgrading our video camera that we use for this. With that being said we are looking for you the loyal reader/listener to...

True Dungeon Comes To Origins Game Fair 2017

True Dungeon Comes To Origins Game Fair 2017

Apr 13, 2017

  Many people attend Gen Con just for True Dungeon. Well now if your are attending Origins, you can experience the real life dungeon as well.     Origins is proud to announce True Dungeon will be bringing its immersive experience to Origins Game Fair. The 2017 Origins Game Fair is held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center June 14-18 and is...

They Might Be Giants To Perform At Gen Con 50

They Might Be Giants To Perform At Gen Con 50

Mar 31, 2017

    Gen Con, “The Best Four Days in Gaming,” is proud to announce that Grammy Award winning recording artists They Might Be Giants will play an exclusive concert to celebrate Gen Con 50 on the evening of Thursday, August 17 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. More concert details will finalize in the coming weeks, but Gen Con attendees will be able to...

Gen Con Announces A New President

Gen Con Announces A New President

Mar 15, 2017

  Game industry veteran David Hoppe will join Gen Con as President and take over the top management role in May, the company announced.  Hoppe will replace Adrian Swartout, who will retire after ten years as President, then CEO.  Swartout and Hoppe will work together for the next four months, until Gen Con 50 in August.   Swartout led the company out...

Sun King Brewery to Create Official Beer for Gen Con 50

Sun King Brewery to Create Official Beer for Gen Con 50

Jan 20, 2017

    Gen Con, the longest-running gaming convention in North America, has announced a renewal of their partnership with Sun King Brewing Company, continuing an uninterrupted relationship that began in 2012. As part of this partnership extension, Sun King will craft the official beer for the historic Gen Con 50, operate an outdoor 21-and-over beer...

WOTC Announce 2017 Convention Schedule

WOTC Announce 2017 Convention Schedule

Jan 19, 2017

  As they do every year, WOTC has laid out there conventions plans. And just as like last year, Gen Con is no where to be seen.   Which color me shocked on that one, it’s the 50th anniversary of Gen Con, you would think that WOTC would want some form of “Official” representation there? Guess not. Here is the full run down Here’s a...

Gen Con Extends Partnership with Indianapolis through 2021

Gen Con Extends Partnership with Indianapolis through 2021

Dec 6, 2016

  Gen Con, the longest-running gaming convention in North America, has reached a one-year extension of its agreement to stay in Indianapolis. This new contract extends Gen Con’s partnership with Indy through 2021 and includes an option that allows for the show to renew the contract annually.   “Indianapolis has warmly welcomed Gen Con with its Hoosier...

Syrinscape Returns to PAX Australia In A BIG Way

Syrinscape Returns to PAX Australia In A BIG Way

Nov 2, 2016

  Syrinscape, creator of the award-winning apps that put the power of custom, movie-like sound effects, soundscapes, music, and dynamic tabletop audio solutions at the fingertips of the gamer, announces today its plans for Pax Australia, taking place in Melbourne November 4 – 6, 2016.   Live RPG Plus Syrinscape creator and Dicestormers host Benjamin...

Hasbro To Host Hascon

Hasbro To Host Hascon

Oct 19, 2016

  Ending all the rumors and  speculation, Hasbro has announced that it will host HasCon, its own fan convention, September 8-10, 2017.  The event will be held in Hasbro’s home town, Providence, Rhode Island.       Hasbro had fulled rumors of this, last year when they  reserved several marks last year, including HasCon and HasbroCon The event...

DDO Players Gen Con 2016 Rick Loomis Interview

DDO Players Gen Con 2016 Rick Loomis Interview

Aug 16, 2016

  Drac has a chat with the founder of Flying Buffalo Incorporated Mr. Rick Loomis  

DDO Players Gen Con 2016 Ken St Andre Interview

DDO Players Gen Con 2016 Ken St  Andre Interview

Aug 16, 2016

  Drac has a chat with the “Troll Godfather” himself Ken St Andre, the creator of Tunnels & Trolls     (Music) Pop Goes the Weasel Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License...

DDO Players Gen Con 2016 Grant Wilson Rather Dashing Games Interview

DDO Players Gen Con 2016 Grant Wilson Rather Dashing Games Interview

Aug 15, 2016

  Drac stopped by the Rather Dashing Games booth at Gen Con 2016, and had a chat with Grant Wilson! We talk about We Come In Peace, and some of the upcoming games from RDG.     (Music) Pop Goes the Weasel Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License...

Gen Con 2016 Shows Increased Attendance

Gen Con 2016 Shows Increased Attendance

Aug 10, 2016

  The numbers are in , and once again Gen Con 2016 shows more gamers and enjoying “The Best Four Days In Gaming”     Gen Con 2016, which for the first time featured more than 500 exhibitors and an expansion into Lucas Oil Stadium, continued a seven-year streak of record turnstile attendance with 201,852 attendees, up 2.5% from 2015...

DDO Players Gen Con 2016 HABA USA Interview With Lea Culliton

DDO Players Gen Con 2016 HABA USA Interview With Lea Culliton

Aug 8, 2016

  Our Gen Con Coverage Kickoffs with Drac talking with the president of HABA USA Lea Culliton       (Music) Pop Goes the Weasel Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License...

Burger Up! Card Game

Burger Up! Card Game

Aug 3, 2016

  As your reading this I am at  Gen Con 2016. (See I’m posting this in future? The past?, or your reading this in future? it’s all wibbly wobbly, timey wimey!) Anyway, all this walking is making me hungry (See there is that time jump again) and a nice juicy hamburger sounds amazing right now.     In the game, you play as the...

Gen Con 2016 Program Book In PDF

Gen Con 2016 Program Book In PDF

Aug 3, 2016

  For those of you that can’t make it to Gen Con this year, you can get a taste of the program book via the Gen Con website.       The PDF runs 138 pages...

DDO Players Gen Con 2016 Coverage

DDO Players Gen Con 2016 Coverage

Aug 3, 2016

      Our coverage of Gen Con 2015 will start in full TODAY!, so you will be seeing a deluge of Posts and Tweets covering many aspects of Gen Con 2016! We have a slate of interviews all ready scheduled, and should be adding more! And will have the chance to talk to some people on the show floor. Make sure your following us on Twitter and...