Category: News

TTE and Gaming at Gary Con

Greetings, Gary Con is right around the corner and the staff is busy putting the finishing touches in place to host the biggest and best celebration to date.  One thing to bear in mind is that sometimes things happen in people’s lives that prevents them from attending.  We understand how frustrating this is and how it…

By Lloyd Metcalf March 15, 2017 Off

Charity – Charitable Auction

James M. Ward The Gary Con auction has always been a charitable auction and not specifically a charity auction.  Given the recent developments that tabletop gaming icon James M Ward is facing, we made the decision to re-designate where the proceeds from the auction are going this year. The proceeds will now go to James M…

By Lloyd Metcalf March 8, 2017 Off

Gary Con Needs YOU!

Volunteer for Gary Con IX NOW! Gary Con wouldn’t be what it is today without the community of gamers supporting the idea that we should “Celebrate a Life Well Played“. It takes a lot of hands, minds, and effort to put together a convention like Gary Con – more than mere mortal staff can keep…

By Lloyd Metcalf February 25, 2017 Off

GC IX Double Deal Days!

February 17th to 19th! Silver Badge: 1 Feature Event *doubled* to 2 Featured Events Gold Badge: 2 feature Events *doubled* to 4 Featured Events Platinum Badge: 3 Featured Events *doubled* to 6 Featured Events Diamond Badge: 4 Featured Events *doubled* to 8 Featured Events Gary Con is around the corner and due to the spectacular…

By Lloyd Metcalf February 15, 2017 Off

Gary Con IX 2017 Major Events

This year Gary Con has a record number of events scheduled (well over 1200) and they are all considered important to us and the gaming community. A few should be noted as Major events and info is required to help our guests find them. These highlighted events are listed below with locations and times.   Wednesday…

By Lloyd Metcalf January 9, 2017 Off

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…

By Lloyd Metcalf January 3, 2017 Off

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…

By Lloyd Metcalf December 13, 2016 Off

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…

By Lloyd Metcalf November 15, 2016 Off

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…

By Lloyd Metcalf September 17, 2016 Off

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…

By Lloyd Metcalf September 12, 2016 Off