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Welcome to GenConHistory.com! For our first week live, we've posted the following topics for photo and story submissions. Remember, you only have two weeks to post yours! And be sure to vote on the other submissions you find here, too!

Our current topics ...

PHOTOS

Indianapolis - Due Noon, Jan 15, 2007
Submit your best photo from when Gen Con was hosted in Indianapolis from 2003 to present.

Milwaukee: Midwest Express Center - Due Noon, Jan 15, 2007
Submit your best photo from when Gen Con was hosted in Milwaukee at the Midwest Express Center from 1998 to 2002.

STORIES

Best CCG Story - Due Noon, Jan 15, 2007
Submit your best story or experience about a Collectible Card Game.

Best Kid or Family Story - Due Noon, Jan 15, 2007
Submit your best story or experience about Kids or Families at Gen Con.

Remember, the story and photo in each category that gets the highest ranking will receive a FREE 4-day pass to Gen Con Indy 2007! New story and photo topics are posted every Monday, as well, so be sure to stop by often to see what's new.

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The Book: 40 Years of Gen Con

In 40 Years of Gen Con, gaming guru Robin D. Laws chronicles the story of every gamer's lifetime. It's a documentary history that reaches out to four decades of gamers to form a vast collage of the Gen Con experience from every point of view -- from the gamers playing in the halls, to the staffers behind the scenes, to the exhibitors on the sales floor. 40 Years of Gen Con is a treasure trove of personal interviews with game industry insiders and luminaries, including ...

Peter Adkison * Dave Arneson * Ron Edwards
Larry Elmore * Kaja Foglio * Phil Foglio * Matt Forbeck
Ed Greenwood * E. Gary Gygax * Tracy Hickman
Kenneth Hite * Steve Jackson * Harold Johnson * Tim Kask
Ian Livingstone * Douglas Niles * Mike Pondsmith
Mark Rosewater * R. A. Salvatore * Duke Seifried
Greg Stafford * Lisa Stevens * John Tynes * Jim Ward
Margaret Weis * Jordan Weisman
John Wick * Steve Wieck * Skip Williams

... and many, many more. This epic collection of oral histories, photographs, reminiscences, and more tells the inside story of the best four decades in gaming!

RELEASED IN AUGUST 2007 FOR GEN CON'S 40TH ANNIVERSARY

The Website: GenConHistory.com

This web site was designed specifically for Gen Con attendees to share their personal stories and photos, and to vote for their favorite submissions ... the contributors of the 50 top-ranked submissions each received a FREE 4-day pass to Gen Con Indy 2007! We also selected some of the submissions to use in the book, and those contributors recieved a complimentary copy of it and their name in the credtis. To see all of the submissions, visit the photo gallery and the story forums ... they're closed to new submissions, but they're still a great piece of Gen Con history!


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