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BackerKit at Gen Con 2023

BackerKit at Gen Con 2023


BackerKit is prepared for Gen Con 2023 — one of many world’s largest tabletop video games conference that includes 4 days of gaming bliss. And actually, the largest problem is determining easy methods to pack all of the video games we purchased in our baggage for the voyage dwelling.

We’ll be returning to Indianapolis from August Third-Sixth exhibiting up larger and higher than ever earlier than. We’re within the exhibit corridor at Sales space #260, have a tremendous devoted area lower than a block away in collaboration with Hunter’s Leisure and Rollacrit, and we’ll be as much as our regular shenanigans with demos, playtests, panels, and our now-famous “Crowdfunding Passport”.  

As all the time, it’s going to be a tremendous time and we look ahead to connecting with you all in actual life. Preserve studying to be taught extra about how one can get some high quality facetime with the BackerKit workforce at Gen Con 2023!BackerKit Booth #260 banner

We’ve received a tremendous sales space location this yr within the Exhibit Corridor situated at Sales space #260. It’s close to a most important entrance and proper subsequent door to our buddies Cephalofair Video games (Sales space #157) who simply completed their epic $5M Gloomhaven Grand Competition marketing campaign on BackerKit.

We’d love so that you can cease by, say whats up there, and inform us about what brings you to Gen Con. You should definitely mark us in your map!

BackerKit booth at Gen Con map

At our sales space you possibly can count on to:

Take part in Playtests & Demos — all through the con we’ll be internet hosting reside playtests and demos proper at our sales space that includes the likes of Larger Than Video games (License to Grill), The Story Engine (Story Engine: Lore Grasp’s Deck), Snake Toy Video games (Neon Reef), and Realm Runners from Skinner and Jason Furie (hey that’s me!). 

Comply with us on Instagram and Twitter ( or is it “x” now?) for up-to-date demo schedules.

BackerKit Gen Con Passport Game

Seize BackerKit’s Crowdfunding Passport — that is your final information to creators at Gen Con who launch their crowdfunding tasks on BackerKit. It’s really an all-star lineup that includes creators of all styles and sizes. 

Featured creators within the passport this yr contains — Restoration Video games, Monte Prepare dinner Video games, Snowbright Studio, Asmadi Video games, Larger Than Video games (Flat River Group)

ninth Degree Video games, Rose Gauntlet Leisure, Cephalofair Video games, Goodman Video games, Inexperienced, Ronin Publishing, Bizarre Giraffe Video games, and The Story Deck (BFE Webcomics).

The principles are easy:

  1. Decide up a passport at our sales space, or a taking part creator’s sales space
  2. Get a novel stamp from everybody featured within the passport
  3. Return the finished passport to BackerKit Sales space #260 for a prize!

Discuss store with the BackerKit workforce — If you’re planning to launch a crowdfunding undertaking, even when it’s far off, cease by our sales space so we will discuss straight about your undertaking. We’ll have specialists readily available all through your entire conference to assist set you up for crowdfunding success.

BackerKit Events & Panel banner

BackerKit shall be internet hosting our annual Crowdfunding Do’s and Don’ts panel on Saturday, August fifth at 12 PM EST. Friends embrace Suzanne Sheldon (Restoration Video games), Heather O’Neill (ninth Degree Video games), and Lindsey Rode (Rose Gauntlet Leisure). Moderated by yours really (Jason Furie, Senior Neighborhood Supervisor at BackerKit).

An in-depth dialog protecting essential do’s and don’ts you must take into account when crowdfunding. We’ll focus on easy methods to put together to your strongest launch attainable, the most typical errors you must keep away from in any respect prices, and essential do’s and don’ts price contemplating irrespective of your expertise degree. Stick round after the dialog for reside Q&A between the panelists and attendees.

We can even be a visitor panelist on Panda Recreation Manufacturing’s skilled panel — Launching your Board Recreation: Insights into Crowdfunding, Manufacturing, and Achievement

Have you ever questioned what it takes to get your thought funded, manufactured, and into the palms of board avid gamers? Be part of our specialists in sport design (Matthew Austin, The King’s Guild), crowdfunding (Jason Furie, BackerKit), manufacturing (Shannon Lentz, Panda Recreation Manufacturing), and achievement (Matt Goldrick, Quartermaster Logistics) to be taught the information and methods on easy methods to navigate the method efficiently. We’ll have a Q&A session permitting attendees to ask particular questions on their very own board sport tasks.

Nevermore venue map

In collaboration with our buddies at Hunter’s Leisure and Rollacrit, BackerKit shall be posted up at a tremendous Edgar Allen Poe themed venue known as Nevermore all through all 4 days of Gen Con! It’s only a 5 min stroll from the conference middle!

And mark your calendars as BackerKit shall be internet hosting official “Workplace Hours” all through the con so you possibly can discuss store with us about your upcoming crowdfunding plans. 


302 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225

Open to the Public

Thurs 11am – midnight | Fri + Sat 11am – 3am (21+ after 8pm)

Official BackerKit “Workplace Hours”

Thurs, Fri, Sat 3pm – 7pm

You should definitely come say hello to the BackerKit workforce at sales space #260 or at Nevermore whilst you’re at Gen Con. We’ve by no means been extra excited to attend. See you quickly in Indianapolis!



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