Week 7's Winners at GenConHistory.com
Congratulations to our new winners at www.GenConHistory.com , who received FREE 4-day badges to Gen Con Indy! They include ...
Genconjunkie for his story about luring a friend into talking to a mannequin ...
ValentineW for her experience in the Klingon Jail 'N Bail ...
Artoo716 for his first Gen Con experience ...
Anastasia Becker for her costume photo and Michael Dockery for his Minis photo ...
Think you can do as well? There's still time! Four new topics were posted today ...
Best RPG Story - Due Noon, Feb 26, 2007
Submit your best story or experience during a Role Playing Game at Gen Con.
Best Miniatures or Wargame Story- Due Noon, Feb 26, 2007
Submit your best story or experience during a Miniatures Battle or Wargame at Gen Con.
Album: Board Game - Due Noon, Feb 26, 2007
Submit your best photo during a Board Game at Gen Con.
Album: Alternate US Gen Con - Due Noon, Feb 26, 2007
Submit your best photo while at Gen Con East, Gen Con South, or Gen Con SoCal.
And there's still one week left to post submissions for these topics ...
Best Costume Story - Due Noon, Feb 19, 2007
Submit your best story or experience involving Costumes at Gen Con.
Best Seminar Story - Due Noon, Feb 19, 2007
Submit your best story or experience in a Seminar at Gen Con.
Album: LARP - Due Noon, Feb 19, 2007
Submit your best photo while Live Action Role Playing at Gen Con.
Album: CCG/Card Game - Due Noon, Feb 19, 2007
Submit your best photo while playing a CCG or Card Game at Gen Con.
This week we've made a slight change to voting ... only registered users will be able vote from now on, due to the non-unique block voting that appeared in several entries recently. We've also decided that anyone who benefits significantly from such voting will have all of his or her entries disqualified from that topic. We hope that this will keep the promotion fair to everyone who enters.
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
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!