|There are hundreds
of RPG conventions held every year, in the U.S. and abroad. Listed
below are some of the largest conventions, which understandably will have
the best RPG auctions.
|GenCon||The largest gaming convention in the U.S.,
and one of the biggest in the world. Last year's attendance was
nearly 60,000 unique visitors. The GenCon RPG collectibles
auction has no peer anywhere; the lead auctioneer is Frank Mentzer, former
TSR luminary (and Acaeum
ExTSR !). GenCon is held in Indianapolis, Indiana.
August 2-5, 2018
|Origins||The second largest gaming convention in the
U.S, with a 2014 attendance of just under 13,000. Origins will be held in Columbus, Ohio for the foreseeable
future. June 13-17, 2018
|DragonCon||The largest entertainment (comprising games,
computers, Sci-Fi, television, film, comic books, etc) convention in the
U.S, with a 2014 attendance approaching 60,000. Held in Atlanta, Georgia.
Aug 30 - Sep 3, 2018
|GameHole Con||The largest tabletop gaming convention in the upper Midwest, situated near the birthplace of RPGs. Features a collectible gaming auction at 8pm Saturday, sponsored by The Acaeum! Held in Madison, Wisconsin.
November 8-11, 2018
|North Texas RPG Con||A relative newcomer, the North Texas RPG
Con is organized and attended by a large number of Acaeum forum regulars.
2017's early list of confirmed guests are Mike Breault, Chris Clark, Jeff Dee, Matt Finch, Bruce Heard, Jack Herman, Jennell Jaquays, Erol Otus, Dr. Dennis Sustare, James M. Ward, Bill Webb, and Steven Winter. Held at the Westin DFW Airport hotel in Irving, Texas.
10th Anniversary: June 7-10, 2018
|U*Con||Held at the Student Union of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. It was founded in 1988, and attracts gamers not only from Southeast Michigan but from across the United States and several other countries as well. Offers Role Playing Games, Collectible Card Games, Board Games, Miniatures, Train Games, Live Action RPGs, Dealers' Hall, Auction, Specialty Gaming Tracks, Anime Room, and more. November 9-11, 2018|