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Jeremy Scranton
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Has anyone had any experience with trying to submit and process their event wishlists from GenCon via a smartphone? I'm not going to be at home when event registration goes live on Sunday morning and I want to make sure I have a shot at getting in the events I'm interested in. Just curious if I need to figure out a way to get connected with a laptop. Thanks!!!
 
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I have done it the last 2 years on my iPhone. They always schedule registration the same weekend I am sitting in the infield at Indianapolis Motor Speedway watching qualifying for the Indy 500. The first year I forgot about the start time so got in the queue about 20 minutes after it opened. Last year I jumped on about ten minutes before start time and got a spot in the queue around spot 1,200 when it opened. I got a good portion of what I wanted too but I will admit I was not going for high demand events like the D&D all access, True Dungeon or something like that. I was happy enough with how it turned out though. The next day I went and plugged up holes and picked up other events after the first pass through so to speak on a real computer.

I will be doing the same thing again this sunday and I have no concerns at all about there being an issue and doing it this way. I think the important thing is to have your wishlist set with backups so you get enough things you want from the prime availability and you should be good to go.
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Jeremy Scranton
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Shiny! Thanks for the info. I was definitely planning on having everything mapped out and wishlisted ahead of time.
 
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How did it go for you? I punched the submit wishlist button right when it appeared and got in at number 3,377. I didn't have super high hopes at that point but I got about 35% - 40% of what I was asking for.
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Functionally, the phone worked great. I was registering on 2 phones for myself and my wife. I ended up as about 1,800 in line on one of the phones and 2,700 on the other. Unfortunately, that wasn't good enough to get into any of the RPG's I was trying for. Thanks again for the info!
 
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