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    Default Gathering For Buffs™ Gen Con 2018 (Aug 2-5)

    Badge sales begin in a week...

    Gen Con 2018 Badges On Sale January 14
    We hope that you're as excited for Gen Con 2018 as we are! Badge registration opens at noon (Eastern) on January 14 at www.gencon.com.

    I am hoping to make the trip again this year for the Gathering, but have grave misgivings about the Gen Con folks and their latest price hike. 4-day badge last year was already up to $90, and this year has jumped to a ridiculous new high of $110! I personally believe they have jumped their shark with this one.


    The Gathering has always been kinda fluid planning-wise, and sometimes has to roll with the flow depending on crowds and such. We have always managed to carve out a space somewhere where we can all share some drinks and gossip, and... well, drinks. The constant has always been the Friday night
    time slot, running from 8'ish to close on a come & go as you please basis.

    I'll update this thread with Gen Con news as we go. Feel free to discus any plans to attend (or not being able to) as the year progresses.
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    Last year's location seemed pretty good, wonder if that is a possibility this year. I don't personally know if I will be going this year or not, but maybe. Between the badge and hotel cost it's pretty spendy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cordovan View Post
    Last year's location seemed pretty good, wonder if that is a possibility this year. I don't personally know if I will be going this year or not, but maybe. Between the badge and hotel cost it's pretty spendy.
    We might keep that in mind for a backup - or maybe see about rearranging the furniture off the wall.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cordovan View Post
    I don't personally know if I will be going this year or not, but maybe. Between the badge and hotel cost it's pretty spendy.
    Well, you have a week to decide before they sell out... *g*
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    This is a definite maybe for me. I live in the area now, but don't know where I'll be come August. If I'm still close, I would love to attend a meet-up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cdbd3rd View Post
    Badge sales begin in a week...

    Gen Con 2018 Badges On Sale January 14
    We hope that you're as excited for Gen Con 2018 as we are! Badge registration opens at noon (Eastern) on January 14 at www.gencon.com.

    I am hoping to make the trip again this year for the Gathering, but have grave misgivings about the Gen Con folks and their latest price hike. 4-day badge last year was already up to $90, and this year has jumped to a ridiculous new high of $110! I personally believe they have jumped their shark with this one.


    The Gathering has always been kinda fluid planning-wise, and sometimes has to roll with the flow depending on crowds and such. We have always managed to carve out a space somewhere where we can all share some drinks and gossip, and... well, drinks. The constant has always been the Friday night
    time slot, running from 8'ish to close on a come & go as you please basis.

    I'll update this thread with Gen Con news as we go. Feel free to discus any plans to attend (or not being able to) as the year progresses.

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