What is a Game Convention?

A game convention is a gathering of game enthusiasts, industry workers, dealers (both retail and manufacturer), and the like for the purpose of playing, selling, buying, and trading games.

At first it may seem odd to pay to play games. After all, one could always just ask some friends over to play stuff off the shelf at home. A convention (con, for short) is a bit more than that:

(Good luck with that last one...)

We're compiling a list of links to various game conventions. Most of these take place in the United States of America. If you have a convention listing, and would like to add it to our list, please contact us. We're glad to help!