Gary Con

March 8th - 11th, 2018

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Event Registration

Registration Opens in January!

Happy New Year Everybody! The holidays are behind us and that means that we are less than 3 months away from Gary Con IX, March 23-26 at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva. This is another record breaking year as we surpassed 1200 events! Events range from Chainmail to 5e and everything in-between. Both […]

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Game Scheduling

Attention Gary Con Game Masters There was a slight error last night in TTEs scheduling. We discovered that the auto schedule button doesn’t have a “confirmation” pop-up as a safety mechanism, so clicking it immediately executes the command. The system generated several emails to GMs whose events couldn’t fit in their time slots– this was […]

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Early Gift

Early Bird Event Submission Extended!

You can still get your sweet Gary Con GM shirt! Our gift to you as Early Bird Event Submission will now remain open until November 30th! Don’t miss this prime opportunity to get your own Gary Con IX GM shirt by getting your 12 hrs of events submitted via Tabletop Events. What better way to celebrate […]

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Game Submission

Game Masters Wanted!

NOW is the time to submit your games and events for Gary Con IX! Early submission maximizes your GM rewards and puts you early in line for prime tables and time slots. To submit games to run at Gary Con Click here use the Tabletop events page. You will need to log into the account […]

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Table Top Events

Tabletop Events and Stripe

Credit Card Charges Note that charges from Tabletop.Events, the software we’re using to manage badges and events this year for Gary Con, uses a Credit Card Processing company called STRIPE. We understand that there has been confusion with some of our badge-holders and disputes have been claimed with banks over these charges. Tabletop.Events management has […]

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Sneak peek at event Submission

Are you curious to see how event submission will work? What improvements we have made? What the process looks like? This year we are using Tabletop.Events to make event submission, handling, and set up a breeze. You may begin submitting events for Gary Con IX (2017) on September 10th. There are rewards for GMs, and […]

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Event Submission Opens Sept 10th

Game Masters Wanted! Game Masters are one of the core elements that makes Gary Con possible. We want you to help us make a great Gary Con by submitting your games, reserving your tables, and running some games and events!     How event submission works To run a game of your own, you will […]

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Gary Gygax Eulogy (Gary Con I)

Although the video quality isn’t stellar, the words in honor of E. Gary Gygax were. It was in this first year that friends and family decided to honor Gary’s memory through the activity that he loved most of all – Gaming.   “This is my home video footage from my Dad’s funeral in Lake Geneva, […]

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Erik Tenkar Coppers & Crullers

I never met Gary Gygax and greatly regret that. I cut my RPG teeth on AD&D 1e and never looked back. It wasn’t until many year’s later, over on Gary’s thread at ENWorld that we actually communicated. I used to use “Coppers & Crullers” as my tag line on ENWorld, and I mentioned to Gary that […]

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Scott Duncan – On Gary’s Porch

As IFW chair at the time, I came up with the extra $35 to add to Gary’s to rent the Hall for the first GenCon (and attended). Then I made it to GenCon V a few years later. I do remember the sand table and the shoe repair “bench” in the basement. There was the […]

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