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The events on our convention list are typically Roleplaying, Wargaming and Board Games gatherings that gamers are interested in traveling to enjoy.  Conventions often host a multitude of different fun activities besides games.  If you explore some of the convention's web sites you'll discover costume contests, famous artists and maybe even actors from your favorite tv shows & movies. 

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  • Oct 14, 2018 Niceville, FL Other

    Playtest games PnP Vassal TTS + 1 online

    One online LAN/Web/localhost game (online loaners and actual script files available by request, one open play copy already exists) for 2 to 6 players medium weight with a lot of hidden from other players information

    A couple of 2 player games (a heavy and a medium weight) in PnP+Vassal+TTS formats

    A couple of 2 to 6 player games in PnP+TTS formats (a medium weight and a casual weight)

    and even a simple card game using regular playing cards for 3 to 5 players

    -- I suppose we could also count the dominoes inspired totally untested 2 to 5 player thing (PnP+Vassal)

    Feedback would be.....

  • Aug 24, 2019 Perth, SCT Convention

    Tabletop Scotland

    Tabletop Scotland is a two day convention celebrating board games, card games and roleplaying games on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of August 2019 in Perth.

    If you’re wondering how to get started with buying tickets and booking events please read our How do I start? guide.

    We have a lot planned for our 2019 event after the success of 2018. If you want to find out more about 2018 then check out our History.

    For 2019 we will have:

    • Exhibitors and Events galore
    • Five slots of Roleplaying Games over the weekend with up to 20 tables per slot including a Dungeons & Dragons EPIC event
    • Board and Card game tournaments throughout
  • Aug 30, 2019 Merrill, WI Convention


    Our annual retro gaming convention comes once again to Central Wisconsin! "LincCon" will bring more classic gaming, more board and role playing along with MORE VENDORS! Keep an eye on this page for more information about our next event!

    Join us over Labor Day weekend for three full days of Central Wisconsin's best gaming! The largest Video Game Museum north of MGC and dozens of fantastic vendors, prizes, table top, party games and excellent atmosphere! Friday: Open gaming, retro video games, tournaments and events, Late Night kickoff Party! Saturday: Saturday morning opening ceremonies, Full vendors available, Open gaming, retro.....

  • Aug 30, 2019 Los Angeles, CA Convention


    Strategicon brings to you the widest array of family, historical, fantasy, and science fiction board, card, computer, miniatures, and roleplaying games at each and every one of our conventions.

    We hope that you pay a visit to the various game retailers and manufacturers in the dealer area of the convention, or perhaps attend some of the many seminars, demonstrations, displays, tournaments, and events that make up this convention. Feel free to mingle and ask questions. Gamers, like all people, love to talk about their hobby!

  • Sep 02, 2019 Columbus, OH Convention

    Buckeye Game Fest

    Buckeye Game Fest is central Ohio’s friendliest board gaming convention. Best know for our open board gaming space, and featuring the Columbus Area Boardgaming Society's extensive game library, this convention has been a local favorite for nearly two decades. Check out a game you’ve been dying to play or bring your own. Our main gaming hall doors and tables stay open the whole convention.

    In addition to the open gaming , our show also offers:

    • Over 100 events, including: Artemis ship bridge simulator, Elder Entertainment role-playing events, brand new play tests, and more!
    • Annual consignment store: You can sell and purchase
  • Sep 13, 2019 Fort Wayne, IN Convention

    Alliance Open House


    The Open House is Alliance Game Distributor’s annual trade show held at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Open House is scheduled for the weekend of September 13-15, 2019. Since the Open House is a closed gaming-industry event, only Alliance Game Distributor & Diamond Comic retailers will be able to attend. This event provides a unique opportunity for retail store owners, manufacturers, and vendor partners to network and interact among peers in this industry we all know and love.


    Retailers can expect over 90 manufacturers present, 4 special events, 5 hours.....

  • Sep 20, 2019 Cornish, ME Convention


    AppleCon Maine is the premiere tabletop RPG convention of southern Maine settled in the destination town of Cornish Maine during the beginning of Maine’s fall apple and leaf-peeping season. We are a family-friendly con with a focus on tabletop games related to Role Playing and adventure for all ages and experience levels.

    Games vary from Dungeons & Dragons 0e-5e, Magic the Gathering, War-gaming, Circvs Maxivs, board games and more.

    AppleCon is founded by Fail Squad Games CEO Lloyd Metcalf and September 20-22 2019 is set to be AppleCon 1!

    Come join us for games, adventure, and fun all weekend long!

  • Sep 28, 2019 Kernersville, NC Convention

    ReCon V Board Game Convention

    At ReCon, you will find everything you desire to scratch your gaming itch. 3000 square feet of dedicated gaming space that features open gaming, private RPG rooms, play-2-win events, flea market, door and raffle prizes, and game demos. Did we mention this is all FREE?!?!? We also provide food and drink on-site that can be purchased.

    ReCon V aims to be even more remarkable than any of our previous tabletop gaming events. This September will mark the second 2-day ReCon event we've organized, still featuring open gaming, our play-2-win event, a tabletop gaming flea market, gaming giveaways, and food on site both Saturday and Sunday......

  • Oct 03, 2019 Richfield, OH Convention

    Con on the Cob

    Con on the Cob is a coalescence of all Human experience, refined and distilled into an essential cloud of pure smiles. To put it even more simply: it’s a FOUR DAY CELEBRATION OF GAMES, ART, FREAKS, AND FUN!

    Con on the Cob is all things to all people. It’s a gaming con, chock full of RPGs, board games, card games, party games, and all sorts of that kind of jazz. It’s also an art fair, with a large selection of talented artists in attendance and an amazing abundance of fantasty, science fiction, horror, and geeky art and art activities. Oh, and it’s The Mother of All Marketplaces, with over 50 vendors showcasing a wide.....

  • Oct 04, 2019 Vancouver, BC Convention

    SHUX (Shut Up & Sit Down Expo)

    SHUX returns Oct. 4-6 with the very best of board games and board game culture! Stage shows, massive social games, special events, over 50 publishers, 1,000+ Title Game Library, RPG & Dexterity gaming spaces, and more open gaming than any other show in Canada make these 3 days you’ll never forget.

    Meet your favourite designers, reviewers, entertainers, and your new best friends; play loads of games, and try and buy the newest unreleased hotness just in time for Christmas. Don’t miss out on 2019’s best 3 days of Board Gaming along Vancouver’s scenic waterfront!

  • Oct 04, 2019 Oklahoma City, OK Convention


    Join us for the second year of Oklahoma's board game convention! We had great feedback from last year, but the overwhelming response was, 'more of everything', and that is our goal for 2019. Enjoy more open gaming from our 500+ game library, meet our special guests, participate in state championship tournaments, check out our vendors, panel discussions, play-to-win games, and more!

    TokenCon will be once again be held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Oklahoma City on Oct 4, 5 and 6, 2019. The hotel is situated just north of the airport on Meridian Ave. Attendance will be limited to 400 guests, who will get to experience 3 days of.....

  • Oct 11, 2019 Cincinnati, OH Convention

    CinCityCon Boardgaming and RPG Con 2019

    CinCityCon is the largest Boardgaming and RPG Convention in Cincinnati OH! We have tons of Boardgaming, RPG, Miniatures and more throughout the weekend at the Sharonville Convention Center!

    • Our Ginormous Boardgaming Library of over 2,000 Boardgames
    • Lots of RPG Events throughout the Weekend
    • Play to Win Games
    • Open Gaming
    • Lots of Game Demos
    • Gaming Related Vending
    • Cosplay Contests
    • Artemis Starship Bridge Simulator
    • And Much Much More! Come out and join the Fun with Free Parking and Inexpensive Hotels very close by.
  • Oct 11, 2019 Cincinnati, OH Convention


    CinCityCon is a fantastic weekend of gaming for everyone. We focus on Board Games, Card Games and Role-Playing Games, but offer so much more.

    Board Games

    Last year we offered over 100 different scheduled board and card game opportunities most hosted by our guests. These included more than 25 tournaments ranging from our Catan National Qualifying Tournament, to game company sponsored tournaments, to our own little con exclusives.

    Role-Playing Games

    This year we move the role-playing games into their own dedicated hall. We will have over 30 tables for RPGs and over 150 games for you to choose from. Look for popular games such.....

  • Oct 11, 2019 Framingham, MA Convention

    Armour Con

    What are you doing October 11th - 13th Columbus Day weekend? There is a new convention in town called Armour Con! Located at the beautiful Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Framingham Massachusetts.

    Armour Con is an all inclusive gaming convention with table top miniature gaming, TCG tournaments, cosplay, role playing games, artists, board games, panels, vendors, beer & scotch tastings, painting competitions and much, much more!

    For more information visit us at https://Armourcon.net

    See you at the tables!

    Armoury Wargames & Hobbies


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  • Oct 25, 2019 West Des Moines, IA Convention

    Cardboard Caucus

    A convention of the meeple, by the meeple, and for the meeple. Making America Game Again via the pursuit of Life, Liberty, and Victory Points!

    Central Iowa’s newest tabletop convention! We are looking to host a great event that will give you a great place to sit down with friends (or maybe someone new!?) and play some great games.

    This is our first year and we are VERY excited to be bringing a tabletop convention to Des Moines, Iowa. Please preregister as soon as possible to allow us to plan the best possible event!

    We will be offering a great number of games from our library for you to check out, as well as some play-to-win games......

  • Oct 31, 2019 Madison, WI Convention

    Gamehole Con

    Gamehole Con is the largest tabletop gaming convention in the upper Midwest. Tabletop gamers from around the country gather each November in Madison, WI for this carnival of gaming. Gamehole Con is all about tabletop gaming and all the fun that goes with it.

    Our convention features role-playing games, board games, fantasy and historical miniature gaming, and collectible card games. Gamehole Con is for the fantasy and adventure tabletop gaming enthusiast. Gamehole Con features the best guests in the industry, an unbelievable Dealer Hall and of course, lots and lots of gaming! If you are a tabletop gaming fan, do not miss Gamehole Con!

  • Oct 31, 2019 Detroit, MI Convention


    Youmacon, a Michigan anime convention, is a popular culture event similar to most “Comic Cons”, however instead of focusing on comic books, Youmacon is a celebration of Japanese popular culture and its influence on our own culture over the past few decades. Common themes throughout the event are Anime (Japanese animation), Video Games, Japanese style artwork and comics, and the rising internet culture influenced by all of the above.

    Youmacon brings a unique all-ages mix of interactive events, celebrity guest panels, and live musical performances to Downtown Detroit. One of its most popular events, “Live Action Mario Party”,.....

  • Nov 08, 2019 Longview, TX Convention

    The Long Con

    Welcome to The Long Con 3 - This time, it's not sold out!

    The Long Con is your home for all things RPG. Old School/New School, it's all good. Some examples are Dungeons and Dragons (any edition), Pathfinder, Dungeon Crawl Classics (DCC), Star Wars RPG, Starfinder, HarnMaster, Gamma World, Call of Cthulhu, and on and on. We are happy for you to run any game as obscure as you like, just remember, you need to be able to find around 6 players that want to play that game.

    This years dates are 8-10 Nov 2019.

    Registration is open. You can buy badges, submit games to run, apply to vend and/or purchase a sponsorship. Game registration.....

  • Nov 14, 2019 Independence, MO Roleplaying Game

    Midwest GameFest

    Midwest GameFest is an annual game convention bringing a number of long-standing midwestern game organizations under one roof. The Role-Players Guild of Kansas City (Shauncon), Heart of America Historical Miniatures Gaming Society (Borderwars), and Gamer's Haven Game Library have banded together to bring you role-playing games, historical miniatures, board games, card games, organized play, cosplay, workshops, game designers, dealers, benefit events, a used game sale and more!

  • Feb 24, 2020 Charlottesville, VA Convention

    Winter Nationals PrezCon

    PrezCon, Inc. is proud to host its annual Winter Board Gaming Convention. Since 1994, PrezCon has grown into the big event it now is, drawing attendees from all over the globe. We will be running 100+ Tournaments with many demos too! The events this year include some of your old favorites and many new tournaments.

    Our board game tournaments are scheduled using a Track system, which makes it easy to put together a schedule of your favorite games by minimizing overlapping tournaments and gaps for all tournaments in the same track. Our tracks this year are Tactics, Strategy, Wargames, Classic Wargames, Block Games, Revcon, Parlor, Horsepower.....