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Tabletop Gaymers will be at Gen Con 2018 in full force! Pick up your GAYMER and ALLY badge ribbons from one of our supporting vendors. New wristbands and buttons will also be available at all of our Tabletop Gaymer events.

Convention Gen Con
Location Indianapolis IN
Website http://www.gencon.com/
Dates 02 Aug 2018 – 05 Aug 2018

Tabletop Gaymer Events at Gen Con 2018

Stink 15 (Wednesday @ 5:00 PM)

Event ID ZED18126778
Host Mavens
Date/Time Wednesday, 01 Aug 2018, at 5:00 PM
Location Union Station : Grand Hall
Description (Tabletop Gaymers will have a table at Stink 15, hosted by the Mavens, to distribute GAYMER/ALLY badge ribbons and other swag.)
For over 15 years a gathering of gamers has been called a Stink. Join us for the original Wednesday night event to meet fellow gamers. Play some games, meet gaming groups, or just hang out. It’s up to you. …

Queer as a 3-Sided Die (Thursday @ 1:00 PM)

Event ID SEM18126423
Date/Time Thursday, 02 Aug 2018, at 1:00 PM
Location Lucas Oil Stadium – Meeting Room 3
Description GenCon’s longest-running panel on LGBTQ inclusion in gaming returns with a selection of industry panelists to discuss the state of queer inclusion in the hobby & industry.

Gaymer Gathering (Thursday @ 5:00 PM)

Event ID ZED18127313
Date/Time Thursday, 02 Aug 2018, at 5:00 PM
Location JW : White River Blrm I & J
Description Join fellow lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) gaymers and allies for a casual social event. Play games, meet new friends, make plans, and create new connections with like-minded individuals. Some games will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. GAYMER and ALLY badge ribbons, buttons, and wristbands will be available for pick up.

Catharsis Through Gaming: Empathy, Escapism, or Empowerment? (Friday @ 1:00 PM)

Event ID SEM18132739
Date/Time Friday, 03 Aug 2018, at 1:00 PM
Location Lucas Oil : Mtg Rm 10
Description Game design gives us many approaches to handle unique minority experiences. We can be empowered to fight, escape to worlds without stigma, or teach others to empathize with our unique challenges.

Queering Your Setting (Friday @ 2:00 PM)

Event ID SEM18134519
Date/Time Friday, 03 Aug 2018, at 2:00 PM
Location Lucas Oil : Mtg Rm 5
Description Looking for ways to make your game setting more LGBTQ inclusive? Our panel of game industry professionals will discuss some of the many ways to do so.

Gaymer Gathering (Friday @ 5:00 PM)

Event ID ZED18127314
Date/Time Friday, 03 Aug 2018, at 5:00 PM
Location JW : White River Blrm I & J
Description Join fellow lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) gaymers and allies for a casual social event. Play games, meet new friends, make plans, and create new connections with like-minded individuals. Some games will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. GAYMER and ALLY badge ribbons, buttons, and wristbands will be available for pick up.

Queering Your Pantheon (Saturday @ 1:00 PM)

Event ID SEM18134520
Date/Time Saturday, 04 Aug 2018, at 1:00 PM
Location Lucas Oil : Mtg Rm 10
Description If setting myth reflects setting reality, then is there diversity and inclusion in your pantheon? Our panel of RPG industry pros discusses how to make your mythology include everyone.
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Other Events at Gen Con 2018

These are events that individuals have asked us to include on this page or that we feel might be LGBT related. They are not hosted by Tabletop Gaymers and TG is not responsible for their content or activities. For a complete listing of events, please use the Gen Con Event Finder.

The Intersection of Inclusion & Storytelling (Thrusday @ 2:00 PM)

Event ID SEM18134223
Gaming Group ConTessa
Date/Time Thursday, 02 Aug 2018, at 2:00 PM
Location Lucas Oil : Mtg Rm 12
Description RPGs & LARPS have the ability to change our perception of the world around us. How do we encourage a diverse base of players & GMs? Themes include inclusivity, diversity, & game design.

Don’t Slut-Shame the Bard!: Romance & Sex in RPGs (Thrusday @ 4:00 PM)

Event ID SEM18135414
Gaming Group ConTessa
Date/Time Thursday, 02 Aug 2018, at 4:00 PM
Location Lucas Oil : Mtg Rm 12
Description Can romance & sex be appropriate, consenting, safe, emancipatory, & fun in RPGs? We think so!

Cultivating Inclusive & Safe Tables (Friday @ 11:00 AM)

Event ID SEM18134266
Gaming Group ConTessa
Date/Time Friday, 03 Aug 2018, at 11:00 AM
Location Lucas Oil : Mtg Rm 2
Description How to incorporate safety tools into your game & how to advocate for yourself & others to make the table a safe, fun, & welcoming space.

Be Queer, Always Resist (Friday @ 3:00 PM)

Event ID LRP18131563
Gaming Group ConTessa
Date/Time Friday, 03 Aug 2018, at 3:00 PM
Location Union Station : Southern
Description How odd is it that you’ve developed an intense sexual relationship with Artemis, the massive passenger spaceship that carries you across the vastness of space?

Let Randomness Into Your Life: The Power of Ok, That’s Happening (Friday @ 7:00 PM)

Event ID SEM18132080
Gaming Group Very Random Encounters
Date/Time Friday, 03 Aug 2018, at 7:00 PM
Location Lucas Oil : Mtg Rm 3
Description Let Very Random Encounters, a Chaotic Improv Actual Play Podcast, talk to you about the power of randomness & just general gaming fun. Let’s randomly make something together!

The Heart of Sharkness (Friday @ 7:00 PM)

Event ID RPG18126384
Gaming Group Peryton Gamers
Date/Time Friday, 03 Aug 2018, at 7:00 PM
Location JW Marriott: Room 205 : Table 2
Description Our heroes travel to Hawaii in search of a missing friend, Landshark. There they find entire gay scene of the big island has become wrapped up in the cult of an ancient forgotten shark god, Kuna Moho and his shark men. Characters provided or bring our own 45 point character.

LGBTQ Gaymer Open Table Game Night (Friday @ 7:00 PM)

Event ID ZED18128125
Gaming Group Louisville Board Game Group
Date/Time Friday, 03 Aug 2018, at 7:00 PM
Location JW : White River G : 1-6
Description This event is for LGBTQ folk & allies to enjoy casual board game play in an environment friendly to new players. The game master will bring a select library of fast to learn fun to play games.

Queer Experiences in Gaming (Saturday @ 3:00 PM)

Event ID SEM18127316
Gaming Group Role Playing Public Radio
Date/Time Saturday, 04 Aug 2018, at 3:00 PM
Location Lucas Oil : Mtg Rm 10
Description QnA panel about incorporating LGBT themes into play and/or supporting your queer players, featuring Bridget from Role Playing Public Radio and other podcasters.

Non-Binary Gaming Social (Saturday @ 4:00 PM)

Event ID ZED18143148
Gaming Group ConTessa
Date/Time Saturday, 04 Aug 2018, at 4:00 PM
Location Lucas Oil : Field : Contessa : HQ
Description Board gaming and mingling with other non-binary people (and their +1 of any gender) in the ConTessa Safer Space.

Safety (Saturday @ 6:00 PM)

Event ID RPG18136497
Gaming Group ConTessa
Date/Time Saturday, 04 Aug 2018, at 6:00 PM
Location Lucas Oil : Field : Contessa : HQ
Description Ruined buildings, ruined lives, ruined faces, loaded handguns, psychic powers, heartbroken underdogs, & turbulent skies, asking “What do you do next?” Dream Askew is a game about post-apocalyptic lives. It’s a game that queers the post-apocalyptic genre, exploring how the apocalyptic process could impact our sexuality, genders, livelihoods, experiences of marginalization, and experiences of liberation.

Bystander Training for Gamers (Sunday @ 10:00 AM)

Event ID WKS18134260
Gaming Group ConTessa
Date/Time Sunday, 05 Aug 2018, at 10:00 AM
Location Lucas Oil : Mtg Rm 12
Description This workshop will help gamers recognize & intervene in problematic situations during games making gaming safe for all.