Gary Con

March 8th - 11th, 2018

Gary Con

Gary Con is an annual game convention celebrating the life and works of Gary Gygax, the Father of Role Playing Games. We do this by doing what he loved so much in life, playing Games!  Join Gary’s children, friends and fellow game enthusiasts as we celebrate a life well-played.

The Gary Con Bazaar is NOW OPEN – Present and past swag, modules, coins, and more!
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Recent Gary Con posts:

Last Hope LARP

Last Hope LARP Last Hope is a live action role play (LARP) that is hosted at locations throughout south central Wisconsin with one goal in mind; to bring role players together with immersive, high quality and rich events with rules that are simple enough for anyone to learn and involved enough for veteran players. Whether you are experienced at LARPs or brand new Last [Read full article]

Legends of Wargaming

Legends of Wargaming The Collector's Trove ( and Gary Con ( would like to announce an ongoing series of events at Gary Con that pay special attention to the early days of wargaming prior to the introduction of Dungeons & Dragons. The special events will be gathered under the aegis: Legends of Wargaming. These time capsule events bring Gary Con attendees the classic board [Read full article]

Event Registration

Event Registration Event Registration starts at Noon CT on the following dates according to badge level: Diamond - January 13th Platinum - January 20th Gold - January 27th Silver/ Open - February 3rd Remember there is no additional cost for events at Gary Con. Your badge gets you entry to all 4 days and events! If you have any questions, please email [Read full article]

Gary Con X - Here it comes!

Gary Con X - Here it comes!Greetings Seekers!, GenCon 50 is behind us and its time to start ramping up for Gary Con X!  It's Labor Day weekend, so there is no better time to commit to a labor of love by submitting events for all of us to enjoy at Gary Con. Just go to the Gary Con site on TableTop.Events ( to purchase your badge.  Once you [Read full article]

Gary Gygax Day 2017

Gary Gygax Day 2017 My Dad would be celebrating his 79th birthday today (July 27th). It's become Gary Gygax Day, a time when gamers gather, shake the dice and share the camaraderie of the gaming table. He will be missed by many, his family as well as his extended gamer family. The Gary Con staff meeting is tomorrow, also a fitting activity, as we [Read full article]

Gary Con Featured in Dragon Magazine

Gary Con Featured in Dragon MagazineCheck it out! Dragon Magazine featured an article on Gary Con IX! The focus of the article is on how D&D 5th Edition's Adventurer's League featured a series of competitive events this last year that debuted at the convention. We got into discussions for Gary Con IX and they were talking about rolling out some classic adventures, including some of my [Read full article]

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