Author: Melf

As one of the sons of Gary Gygax, I was raised with the sounds of rattling dice to comfort me and I've been slinging them for over 40 years. I am an Army officer, author and Founder of Gary Con Gaming Convention.

Growing Pains: Grand Geneva is Overbooked

Gary Con attendees are passionate about coming to Lake Geneva and celebrating with the Gygax Family. The Grand Geneva received such a huge and overwhelming response when they opened up the Gary Con hotel block earlier this year that the reservations team booked more rooms than there were actually available.  The error was temporary but…

By Melf December 15, 2019 Off

New and Improved Event Process for Gary Con XII

Greetings Seekers, So what changes are we making to the beloved GC event process? In the past we categorized events as “Featured” or “Regular”.  Featured events were limited by the type of badge that an attendee purchased, with Diamond badges having 6, Platinum 3, Gold 2 , AND Silver 1.  This created some problems with…

By Melf July 20, 2019 Off

Grand Geneva Room Reservations Open March 13th

Thr Grand Geneva Resort and Spa will start accepting room reservations Wednesday, March 13th at 9am CST.  Call (877) 741-9598 to get your room at the Gary Con Rate.   We expect to sell out very quickly so call quickly to get your room.   Gary Con XII will be held March 26-29, 2020.

By Melf March 12, 2019 Off

Gary Con Web Merchandise Closed for the Con!

Gary Con XI is only days away, so we are busy packing up and heading to Lake Geneva.  No more merchandise orders from the website will be available until after we get back, have a little break and inventory what we have on hand.  Please chack back in April for more information.  Thanks.   The…

By Melf February 22, 2019 Off