Gen Con 2018 Events

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Greater Than Games is proud to be a Gen Con sponsor again this year!

Join us at our booth, shared with our good friends at Handelabra Games (publishers of Sentinels of the Multiverse: The Video Game and Bottom of the 9th Video Game) and Underbite Games (publishers of Sentinels of Freedom video game). 

Demos of  Sentinels of the Multiverse, Spirit Island, Bottom of the 9th, Lazer Ryderz, and Fate of the Elder God will be available in our booth, and in our room! Check the list below to schedule a room demo!

Game demos:

Please note: buying $2 tickets to demo games in the room will also get you a $2 dollar off coupon for Greater Than Games products that never expires! 

Spirit Island - Choose from multiple days and times. 

Learn to play the hit cooperative strategy game! Spirit Island is a cooperative, settler-destruction strategy game designed by R. Eric Reuss and set in an alternate-history world around A.D. 1700. Powerful spirits defend their island from invaders.  

OblivAeon - Choose from multiple days and times.

Learn to play Sentinels of the Multiverse: OblivAeon, the final expansion of the cooperative comic book card game Sentinels of the Multiverse by Christopher Badell and Adam Rebottaro. 

Be a Hero! Save the Multiverse! - Choose from multiple days and times.

Learn to play the new Sentinel Comics RPG and protect the world from nefarious villains! It's up to you to defeat them and save the day!  

Homebrewers - Choose from multiple days and times.

Learn to play Homebrewers, the newest game from the creator of Brew Crafters, Ben Rosset! Impress your friends at the local beer club & the judges at the Oktoberfest home brewing competition! 

Legends of Sleepy Hollow - Choose from multiple days and times.

It ended with the disappearance of Ichabod Crane - or has it? Play through an adventure of the Legends of Sleepy Hollow to uncover the truth about Ichabod's disappearance. 

Fate of the Elder Gods - Choose from multiple days and times.

Learn to play Fate of the Elder Gods. Be the first to summon your patron Elder God and drive the other cults before you! They will be no match for your arcane artifacts, powerful spells, & dark gifts!

Lazer Ryderz - Choose from multiple days and times.

Learn how to play Lazer Ryderz, the trackless racing game with light push-your-luck, area denial, and strategy elements. Players construct their lazer paths with various pieces that are placed according to speed & desired direction. Ride the Lazer!

Compounded - Choose from multiple days and times.

Learn to play Compounded, the game about building chemical compounds through careful management of your elements, social play, and trading. 

New Bedford - Choose from multiple days and times.

Learn to play New Bedford, the historical mid-1800s whaling game! Carefully balance worker placement and time management to earn the most points in this medium-weight resource management game. 

Sentinels of the Multiverse - Choose from multiple days and times. 

Learn to play Sentinels of the Multiverse, the classic cooperative comic-book card game. Save the Multiverse from dastardly villains!


Panels and other events:


Illustrating Board Games - Thursday, August 2nd: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Meet some of the artists and illustrators working professionally in the board game industry to ask questions and chat. 

Collaborative Creating - Thursday, August 2nd: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Dynamic duo industry veterans talk about the processes they use and how working together is what works best for them. Come join the conversation!

Ruins of Atlantis Masquerade Ball - Thursday, August 2nd: 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Join Geek & Sundry, Nerdist, and Greater Than Games at the first annual Masquerade Ball! We are encouraging folks to cosplay their favorite Sentinels Comics character, Atlantean character, or dress in traditional masquerade ball costumes; however, casual attire is also welcome. Ivan van Norman and Becca Scott Kerns from Geek & Sundry will be MC'ing the evening. 

The State of Greater Than Games - Friday, August 3rd: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The owners of Greater Than Games will discuss the past year as well as their upcoming plans for the next. A short Q&A will follow. 

The Letters Page LIVE! - Friday, August 3rd 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

A live recording of The Letters Page Podcast with Christopher Badell and Adam Rebottaro of Greater Than Games! 

Greater Than Games Costume Contest - Saturday, August 4th: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dress up as your favorite character from Sentinel Comics or any other game from Greater Than Games! Win prizes! 

Sentinel Comics Signing! - Saturday, August 4th: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Meet Christopher Badell and Adam Rebottaro, creators of Sentinels of the Multiverse and Sentinel Comics, and optionally have them sign things! 

Diversity by Design - Saturday, August 4th: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join our panelists of board game designers and publishers as they discuss ways to create forward-thinking games that include diverse characters and themes as well as user-friendly, accessible mechanics.

Sentinel Comics Live Finale - Saturday, August 4th: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us for the final session of the Sentinel Comics Live that GTG has been running on Twitch since June! Will the heroes prevail? Or will darkness reign the cosmos? Come find out! 

Freight and Shipping Logistics - Sunday, August 5th: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Welcome to the most boring seminar ever! It is seriously just people talking & answering questions about freight and shipping logistics in the board game industry. 


Gen Con event registration will open on May 6th, but you can start adding games to your wish list now. Check out the Gen Con website for an overview of how their event ticketing system works.


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