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Is there anyone else doing the staycation experience for Gen Con this year? meeple
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As we did last year, we will be taking part in GenCant. Last year, the inaugural year, was a lot of fun to see people posting photos of themselves enjoying gaming despite not being able to be at GenCon. SirGeek even won one of the impromptu prizes.

This year, Suzanne (of Dice Tower's "Board Game Breakfast" and "Board Game Blender") has done an amazing job really organizing things and the list of nifty prizes is HUGE. She's gotten a lot of publishers/designers to donate stuff as well as some regular folks too.
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CallieMo wrote:
As we did last year, we will be taking part in GenCant. Last year, the inaugural year, was a lot of fun to see people posting photos of themselves enjoying gaming despite not being able to be at GenCon. SirGeek even won one of the impromptu prizes.

This year, Suzanne (of Dice Tower's "Board Game Breakfast" and "Board Game Blender") has done an amazing job really organizing things and the list of nifty prizes is HUGE. She's gotten a lot of publishers/designers to donate stuff as well as some regular folks too.


I GenCanted last year too. I've been watching the progress of prizes and planing that's been going on on twitter. nifty prizes are piling up indeed. Suzanne inadverently started a new tradition. It's the one time I look forward to not going any where during the summer.meeple
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How does one actually take part? Do you have to be on Twitter?
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I am not on Twit-Iam, but I have games that I can contribute as prizes... what do I need to do?
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You can email Suzanne - suzanne@gencant.com
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I think she's trying to include BGG more this year, and there is a forum.. GenCant

I'm sad I'll miss out, as I'll be camping that weekend.
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I'm organizing a game designer meeting in my area for that Saturday. I'm hoping to get the details posted so Suzanne can list my event on the site.

I think it's fun to organize people who can't go to cons to do something local and celebrate it online by sharing pics and such.
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anjulka wrote:
How does one actually take part? Do you have to be on Twitter?


"How to participate" instructions have been posted. Looks like there's a raffle AND a photo contest and there are multiple ways to enter the photo contest.

And the donated prize list keeps on growing!
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I might have to join twitter just for this!
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I might have to join twitter just for this!


JOIN USSSSS.

Honestly, I do love board game Twitter. I've met a fantastic bunch of folks through that - including Suz, who is one of the best folks I know.
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iheartmuseums wrote:
GnatOfPower wrote:
I might have to join twitter just for this!


JOIN USSSSS.

Honestly, I do love board game Twitter. I've met a fantastic bunch of folks through that - including Suz, who is one of the best folks I know.


I'm also trying to hold out against the little blue bird, but this might push me over into it. Though it looks like you can join GenCant by posting on FB or BGG as well. I'm also trying to tell myself that just because I join twitter doesn't mean I will fall down the rabbit hole. whistle
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iheartmuseums wrote:
GnatOfPower wrote:
I might have to join twitter just for this!


JOIN USSSSS.

Honestly, I do love board game Twitter. I've met a fantastic bunch of folks through that - including Suz, who is one of the best folks I know.


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iheartmuseums wrote:
GnatOfPower wrote:
I might have to join twitter just for this!


JOIN USSSSS.

Honestly, I do love board game Twitter. I've met a fantastic bunch of folks through that - including Suz, who is one of the best folks I know.


Suzanne is hilarious. My hubby chats with her on Twitter with our public Twitter nick (@theweatherkat) Suzanne is such a good sport about all the ribbing people give her about that fishing vest she once had to wear as a volunteer at a convention. The joke has been running for probably six months now and her reactions to "the vest" are priceless.

It's true that Twitter can be a lot of noise to signal, but there are some really fun people on there to follow and interact with.
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Yeah, I really enjoy twitter, but I'm not on that much due to only having access when I'm on the computer. But I always enjoy the conversations I'm in.

Nat - I followed you. ninja
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GnatOfPower wrote:
iheartmuseums wrote:
GnatOfPower wrote:
I might have to join twitter just for this!


JOIN USSSSS.

Honestly, I do love board game Twitter. I've met a fantastic bunch of folks through that - including Suz, who is one of the best folks I know.


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I'm following you too! meeple
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meeps n peeps wrote:
GnatOfPower wrote:
iheartmuseums wrote:
GnatOfPower wrote:
I might have to join twitter just for this!


JOIN USSSSS.

Honestly, I do love board game Twitter. I've met a fantastic bunch of folks through that - including Suz, who is one of the best folks I know.


whistle

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I'm following you too! meeple


Me 3! I just joined Twitter for GenCant! Which I didn't even realize was a thing! Thank you guys for sharing the info!

Going to GenCon would be amaze! However, this is my first year at my new job and my vacation time is extremely limited right now. Hopeful for next year.
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