Volunteers Needed for Origins 2019!

Would you like to come to Origins 2019 in Columbus, OH and run games for Games on Demand? We’re still accepting applications for volunteers and would love to have you join us!

Origins 2019 Games on Demand Game Facilitator Form

We are particularly interested in welcoming people of color, women, non-binary and LGBTQ folx as volunteers (and players) at our event, so please let us know if there’s anything we can do to help make that possible for you.

Calling on GenCon 2019

UPDATE: We’re pleased to be able to say that Gen Con has released an updated statement on their stance on abuse and harassment. Thank you to Peter and everyone on the Gen Con team!

The steering committee for Games on Demand GenCon 2019 is calling on GenCon, LLC. to strengthen their stance concerning the recent revelations around Zak Smith. The current response (linked here) is weak-spirited and does not provide satisfactory assurance that attendees can feel GenCon will take their side in cases of abuse. We strongly urge GenCon to provide a stronger statement as quickly as possible that names abusers, and distinctly calls out action that will be taken against them so attendees feel like concerns and incidents are taken seriously and dealt with appropriately.
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Games on Demand at PAX Unplugged

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PAX Unplugged is coming at the end of November in Philadelphia! Games on Demand will be there with more tables than ever and we still have room for volunteers. We’re looking for people willing to run games in 2 and 4 hour slots, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Based on the demand from last year, you’re practically guaranteed to have a table full of eager players ready to game!

Whether you’re volunteering or playing, you’ll find us in Room 105B, the same space as last year. We’re open from 10AM-11:30PM Friday and Saturday, and from 10 AM-6 PM on Sunday!

To sign up, join us on our Discord server, and check out the pinned information in the Unplugged thread.

We hope to see you all in Philadelphia!


Gen Con 2018: Thanks For Playing!

A Snapshot of Game Menus from the 2018 Gen Con Games on DemandThanks to all of you who joined as a volunteer or a player at the Gen Con 2018 Games on Demand! Despite our change in location to the Hyatt’s third floor, we managed to fill just about every game we had and put smiles on a lot of faces.

How did We Do?

If you’d like to give us your feedback about your experience with Games on Demand, we invite you to fill out our feedback survey!

Show Your Support!

Running this event has some costs, so if you had a good time at the show, consider throwing us a donation for supplies!

Join Us!

If you’re interested in volunteering with us at a future show or just want to know where the next event will take place, join our mailing list!

Overall Numbers

Our records are a little spotty, but this year we seated roughly 975 players in 198 games with a staff of more than 58 volunteers, including several who stepped in to help run games during the show. Thanks again for being part of this great year!

Read on for a full list of the games played by frequency.

The Games on Demand room full of players at Gen Con 2018

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See You This Week at Gen Con 2018!

The 2018 Gen Con Games on Demand starts this week! We hope we’ll see you there, in our space at the Hyatt Regency hotel, third floor, Cosmopolitan ballroom B. Use the following map to find your way, and feel free to download and print copies to hand out to your friends!

Indie Games Explosion Map for Gen Con 2018

We’ll be running games starting at 10am on Thursday and ending at 2pm on Sunday. For full details about the Gen Con show runs, see gamesondemand.github.io.

If you plan to join us at the show, or if you’re just a fan of Games on Demand and want to help out, we can always use donations to print materials and support our volunteers. You can send your contributions to paypal.me/GamesonDemand.

If you’d like to know what games we’ll be offering, feel free to check out our tabletop and larp menus. Please note that these PDF files are pretty large!

Origins 2018 Games on Demand Numbers

Thanks to everyone who came out to join us in Columbus for Origins 2018, and to all of our excellent volunteers for making the event a success! As usual, we’ve assembled our session records and wanted to share them with you.

If you’d like to give us your feedback about your experience with Games on Demand, we invite you to fill out our feedback survey!

If you had a good time at the show and want to support Games on Demand in the future, we encourage you to join us as a volunteer at an upcoming show or consider throwing us a donation for supplies!

If you’re interested in staying on top of upcoming events, please join our mailing list.

We will be seeking interested game facilitators for Origins 2019 already in August, because hotel rooms go live already in September.

If you’d like to sign up to volunteer for Gen Con Games on Demand, we are still taking submissions!

Overall Numbers

This year we seated 493 players in 107 games with a staff of roughly 44 volunteers, not including several who stepped in to help run games during the show.

In 2017, we seated 454 players in 99 games with a staff of 38 GMs.
In 2016, we seated 605 players in 121 games with a staff of 46 GMs.
In 2015, we seated 463 players in 103 games with a staff of 36 GMs.
In 2014, we seated 457 players in 101 games with staff of 44 GMs.

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Gen Con 2018 – Call for Volunteers

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The Call for Gen Con Volunteers is Now Open!

If you’ve been waiting for the opportunity to sign up for Gen Con Games on Demand, the time is now! This event will take place in Indianapolis, IN, August 2-5, 2018. We hope that you’ll join us and help to make this year our best event so far!

To sign up, just fill out this form:


Once you sign up, we’ll add your email to our volunteer mailing list and follow up with more information soon, including a request to gather details about the games you want to run. Read on for more details about the event!

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www.Neonri.com is looking for GMs (August 24-26 2018)

www.Neonri.com is looking for GMs (August 24-26 2018)

This year’s theme is late 20th century Retrofuturism (think but not limited to; Cyberpunk, Satanic Panic, Tales from the loop, and retro tabletop gaming). If you run games in other genres we love you too and will schedule you, but we do want to promote this years theme.

Please submit an event at https://www.neonri.com/index.php/contact/guest-event-form You will receive a GM badge for everyday to volunteer 4 hours or more, and access to the volunteer lounge.