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Gen Con Indy Attendance Tips Part 2: At the Show!

My Gen Con Tip Archive: Part 1: Before the Show! | Part 2: At the Show | Part 3: Looking for Work Here are some rules for what to do at the show, and just before the show: Around Indy Walking through the mall is the fastest way to get to certain hotels. And the […]

Gen Con Indy Attendance Tips Part 1: Before the Show!

My Gen Con Tip Archive: Part 1: Before the Show! | Part 2: At the Show | Part 3: Looking for Work It’s just over three weeks to Gen Con Indy 2009, and a few months ago, a first-time attendee asked me for advice attending the show. I rattled off a ton of off-the-cuff advice […]

Gen Con Emerging from Bankruptcy

Gen Con Scheduled to Emerge from Chapter 11!: SEATTLE (January 9, 2009) – Gen Con LLC announced today that the US Bankruptcy Court of Western Washington has confirmed the company’s plan of reorganization and approved the company’s rejection of a hostile takeover bid. “This is bright day for us”, said Adrian Swartout, CEO of Gen […]

The latest Gen Con LLC updates

Trask over at Living Dice has posted the most recent news about Gen Con LLC’s Chapter 11 Bankruptcy filing, including a nice summary and some of the documents themselves. In short, Gen Con LLC has come up with a plan to pay back their debts, and the creditors have until the end of December to […]

Gen Con LLC Bankruptcy Documents

Living Dice has posted a document from Gen Con’s LLC bankruptcy filing. I haven’t really looked over the document and Living Dice says there may be more and updated documents available, but they didn’t dig them up.

More News about Gen Con LLC bankruptcy filing

A few excerpts from indystar.com: This year, Gen Con Indy is expected to attract 25,000 attendees who will spend more than $25 million on lodging and entertainment. So the average Gen Con Indy attendee spends about $1000 dollars over the entire convention. That seems a little high to me, based on the number of times […]

More on Gen Con LLC

Writing and Parenting Machine Matt Forbeck has some analysis of what’s going on with Gen Con Indy and Gen Con LLC. I’ve been super busy this weekend with a probably-not-about-to-be-secret-for-much-longer project, so I haven’t had much time to keep up with the public reaction to this announcement. I’m still looking forward to the Best Four […]

Gen Con LLC files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

from http://www.gencon.com/2009/corporate/news-pr/releases/2008/2008.02.15.Press.aspx SEATTLE (February 15, 2008) Gen Con LLC announced today that it has filed for Chapter 11 protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the State of Washington. This action became necessary as a result of significant unforeseen expenses associated with attempts to expand its core business to encompass externally licensed events. Gen […]

Gen Con LLC sued by LucasFilm LLC

Eriq Gardner at The Hollywood Reporter, Esq broke the news on January 14th that LucasFilm was suing Gen Con, LLC. This news didn’t make it to the gaming world until a few days ago in February, when GamingReport picked it up and other sites began discussing it. Unfortunately, The Reporter’s summary of the lawsuit [which […]

Gen Con 2007!

Ah, the best four days in gaming. Also, non-stop meetings, seminars, and other crazy stuff. I had a really great time. First, obviously, I have to mention Catalyst Game Labs — this was our first GC with our new company, and we had a hot booth with new fixtures and all sorts of good stuff, […]