Gottacon in Victoria, Canada just had a really successful Games on Demand event, and I think it deserves a mention.

Gottacon in Victoria, Canada just had a really successful Games on Demand event, and I think it deserves a mention.

It was run by Mike G and Angela Gruber, and the GMs were myself, Patrick Riegert, Todd Nicholas, and Riley Vandall.  Mike stepped in as well when he could.

Mike tells me we had 70 people go through in three days.  Because of some really effective advertising, many of these were first-time roleplayers.  It was extremely successful, and will have to be happening again next year.

And on that note, anyone in the Victoria-Vancouver-Seattle area, or willing to visit next year, you should highly consider going us.  It’s a great time, and I’m sure Mike would agree that we could really use you.

And heck, failing that, if you know someone in our area who might be interested next year, let them know about it.

https://www.gottacon.com/

PAX East 2015 – Games on Demand

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PAX East is this weekend (March 6-8) and Games on Demand will be returning with a crew of enthusiastic volunteers and a ton of great games on offer! Check out the list below to see what we’ll be running.

We’ll be starting new games every two hours or so from 12pm-10pm on Friday and Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday.

Will you be at the show? Come play a game with us!
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Origins Games on Demand 2015

Origins Games on Demand 2015

Hey friends! We’re starting to organize Games on Demand for Origins this year! I’m super excited! Last year was such a success, with great friends, food, and games both tabletop and LARP.

It’s held here in my city: Columbus Ohio June 3rd-7th

Games on Demand, in case you’re not familiar, is an open-gaming event put on at various game conventions. It typically consists of a designated area with tables, material and a constant supply of GMs prepared to run a variety of independent and cutting edge games. Here’s our website for more info: https://www.indiegamesexplosion.org/games-on-demand/

Are you interested in volunteering? Will I see your wonderful face there? Do you know people who are interested in volunteering?

Let me know! I’m sending out organizing emails shortly!

https://www.indiegamesexplosion.org/games-on-demand

Indie Games eXplosion at Dreamation 2015

Dreamation 2015 is going to be an amazing gaming convention in Morristown, New Jersey, scheduled for February 19-February 22, 2015, hosted by Double Exposure, Inc.

Michael and Kathryn Miller are once again organizing an Indie Games eXplosion event. If you would like to run games as part of the eXplosion, please fill out this Google form: https://goo.gl/forms/jceJAdkPCQ

The deadline for events is January 4, 2015.

The IGX is only for Scheduled tabletop events. For LARPs and LARP-like events, please contact Avonelle Wing as soon as possible, as space goes quickly!

If you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact us either on Google Plus, or via Gmail: indiegamesexplosion@gmail.com

As events come in, Michael will put together a preliminary schedule so we can watch the awesomeness grow before our very eyes!

If you have already submitted events directly though the Double Exposure website and would like to be considered part of IGX, please fill out the IGX form with the exact same information you submitted, so we can include you.

Thanks, and please pass this along to anyone we may have missed.

See you in February!

NewMexiCon 2014

Here are some details about a cool new con with a Games on Demand-style event!

Originally shared by Mark Diaz Truman

NewMexiCon 2014

It’s coming… in just 3 weeks! We’re bringing indie gaming to New Mexico, and we’d love to see you there. Registration is just $35 for the whole weekend (and it includes breakfast and coffee each morning) and hotel rooms are $150 for a double for the whole weekend! Cheep cheep cheep…

You can find out more information and sign up here:

https://www.newmexicon.com/

We can’t wait to see you!

https://www.newmexicon.com

Games on Demand at Big Bad Con 2014

Big Bad Con, held in Oakland, CA is an RPG convention and Charity Drive. Every year we gather the best GMs in the land to run a host of indie focused games both on the schedule and in Games on Demand. More information here: https://www.bigbadcon.com/games-on-demand-how-does-it-work/

2014 Big Bad Con Games on Demand
In 2014, Games on Demand will be run in Boardroom II. The event starts on Friday at 1PM and will run until Sunday 7PM in two and four hour slots.

Volunteering
If you are interested in signing up run games in Games on Demand, click here. If you would to be a host click here to Join the Wolf Pack.

Past Events
Games on Demand – Gen Con 2013 Games https://www.bigbadcon.com/plenty-of-games-all-con-long/

Gen Con 2014 – Thanks for Your Feedback and Support!

Another year of Games on Demand at Gen Con has come and gone and all data has been compiled – We had around 90 volunteers this year, working hard to organize everything and be ready to run 310 games for 1452 players in just 4 days! Wow, what a huge year! It was a great show and we’re very happy with the results.

We know that many of you have feedback about the show as well, and we’d like to hear from you. We’ve put together a Google survey to collect some basic data from you as well your observations and ideas. This is also a great opportunity to tell us you’d like to join us as a volunteer next year!

Give Us Your Feedback!


Also, if you played with us this year and had a good time, please consider dropping some change in our tip jar to support the event. The cost of a generic ticket goes entirely to Gen Con, and only helps us get the space and GM badges to run the event. Your donations will help repay our volunteers for the cost of materials for the show- menus, signage, and other supplies.





Thanks as always for joining us at Games on Demand and helping us to celebrate our favorite games!

Gen Con 2014 – Games Played

Here are the game stats from Games on Demand at Gen Con 2014. Thanks to Jeremy Friesen and our many great hosts for keeping track of the information between seating times and doing the data entry after the show.

We had many great games this year, and the breadth of games that ran is always more exciting to see than the high number of sessions for the most popular games. Many of the games are late-playtests of new games or hacks of other systems that were combined with that games’ numbers. You can expect to see these again more prominently at next year’s show!

It’s also worth noting that while Monsterhearts and it’s variants had the highest number of sessions this year, adding Fate Accelerated Edition and Fate Core together would put them at the top. It was a big year for Fate all around!
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Games on Demand at Gen Con 2014

A Map of the best places to find indie RPGs at Gen Con 2014

Games on Demand starts on Thursday morning! Are you ready?

This year’s event is in a new awesome location! Come find us here:

Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
2nd Floor in Ballroom 6
350 W Maryland St, Indianapolis, IN 46225

210 RPGs & LARPs,
46 Hrs, 25 Tables, 70 GMs,
No Registration, No Planning!

Start Times: Seating begins at times listed below. Arrive 5-10 minutes before that to make sure you get a boarding pass.

Thursday: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm
Friday: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm, 10pm
Saturday: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm, 10pm
Sunday: 10am, 12pm, 2pm

Boarding groups will be called randomly, so there’s need for lines or trying to get a specific boarding pass letter.

Cost: Generic Tickets, 2 hr game = 1 ticket, 4 hr = 2

Experience: None, all rules taught

Family Gaming: Most games are for ages 18+ but this year we will a number of games designed for ages 10+ as well!

More Information: For more up-to-date details about our procedures and game options, see https://tinyurl.com/DemandGames