It’s time for Gen Con 2019 — the largest tabletop game convention in the US! We’ll be in Indianapolis from August 1st-4th meeting with crowdfunding creators, game players, and our great partners. And of course, we’ll be playing as many games as we can get our hands on!

We’re excited to announce BackerKit will be offering creators and players some great opportunities to connect, share stories, trade advice, and play some games. Here are some highlights you should factor into your schedule:

Visit Us at the First Exposure Playtest Hall

Be sure to mark us on your map!

BackerKit will be located in the First Exposure Playtest Hall. Please stop by if you’re interested in learning more about how to crowdfund your tabletop game. While you’re there, be sure to pick up some awesome BackerKit swag including some epic pins from artist Marian Churchland who’s the artist for the upcoming game Forgotten Depths. We’ll also have some exclusive BackerKit D20’s at our booth. Our swag game is strong this year.gen con 2019 pins

Attend Our Gen Con 2019 Panel  

We’ll be hosting a panel called Community: Engaging with your fans before a Kickstarter Campaign on Saturday at 5pm at Lucas Oil Stadium Meeting Room 8.

We’ll be discussing the best strategies for building an audience and a strong community around your game.

Our lineup of experienced guests includes:

Justin Jacobson – Restoration Games (Fireball Island)

Kira Peavley (Tabletop Marketing Consultant & Media Manager, Contributor with Man Vs Meeple)

Tammie Webb Ryan – Monte Cook Games (Numenera, The Strange)

Floyd Lu – B&B Games Studio (The Refuge: Terror From the Deep)

Check out last year’s panel right HERE!

Stay tuned to the BackerKit blog and social channels for our Gen Con 2019 coverage. And if you’re planning on launching a Kickstarter campaign for your game let me know: joe@backerkit.com