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“Gen Con” Articles

COVID-19 and Love Thy Nerd Convention Plans

With conventions canceling, we at Love Thy Nerd want to keep you up to date regarding our 2020 convention plans in light of COVID-19.

4 Ways That Volunteering at a Gaming Convention Changed My Life

When Aaron volunteered at his first ever gaming convention, little did he know what he was getting into or how the experience would change his life.

BEARD BROS. | EP. 31 GenCon 2019 Preview

GenCon 2019 is on the horizon so Matt and Bubba wanted to let you in on what they are looking forward to this year.

April-Lyn’s Guide to Post-Con Blues

I’d been psyching myself up for the con for months, and I had an awesome time. Now, I’m home, and it’s my third day back to work. I should be ready to take on the world! After all, I just spent the weekend in my happy place, with some of my favorite people, loving and […]

Building Relationships at Gen Con and Beyond: An Interview with Love Thy Nerd

Madeline chats with the Chief Nerds of LTN about their trip to Gen Con, and asks them to share a little about what's next for the organization.

Practicing Hospitality in Convention Spaces

Gaming and nerd culture has changed. Before I was born, tabletop roleplaying games were played in basements, and whispered about with fear and loathing. At Gen Con, attendees are now filling theaters to watch gamers roll dice. Video games were somewhat taboo, but now most everyone has at least one game on their phone. Conventions […]