The New Gen Con Dragon Needs a Name!
Gen Con, the largest and longest-running tabletop convention in North America, is revealing a new mascot for the Gen Con brand. On Monday, January 28 at noon (PST), the Gen Con Twitter account (@gen_con) will start a weeklong contest to name the new dragon mascot, giving away two 4-Day badges for Gen Con 2019 to the lucky winner! Participants can enter by replying to the tweet announcing the contest with their name choice, and the hashtag #gencondragon. The submission with the most likes by noon (PST) on Monday, February 4 will be named the winner (subject to Gen Con approval)!
The dragon is designed by award-winning fantasy illustrator Craig J. Spearing. Spearing has worked with numerous distinguished board game and literary publishers, including Wizards of the Coast, Paizo, Arcane Wonders, Fantasy Flight, Penguin Random House, and Scholastic.
Link to contest:
Everyone, we'd like for you to meet the new #gencon mascot! We've been calling him "Dragon" around the office, but he deserves a real name. Will you help us name him? Reply below w/ your name idea + the hashtag #namedragon for a chance to win two 4-Day Badges to Gen Con 2019! pic.twitter.com/pSw1zWb2aY
— Gen Con (@Gen_Con) January 28, 2019
Gen Con will return to Indianapolis on August 1-4, 2019.
About Gen Con
Gen Con LLC produces the largest consumer hobby, fantasy, science fiction, and adventure game convention in North America, Gen Con, The Best Four Days in Gaming!™. Acquired in 2002 by former CEO and founder of Wizards of the Coast, Peter Adkison, the company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Celebrating 50 years in 2017, Gen Con 50 was sponsored by Mayfair Games, Paizo, Inc., and Rio Grande Games.