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BackerKit at Gen Con 2023

BackerKit at Gen Con 2023


BackerKit is prepared for Gen Con 2023 — the world’s largest tabletop video games conference that includes 4 days of gaming bliss. And truthfully, the largest problem is determining the best way to pack all of the video games we purchased in our baggage for the voyage residence.

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 an incredible 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 an incredible time and we sit up for connecting with you all in actual life. Hold studying to study extra about how one can get some high quality facetime with the BackerKit staff at Gen Con 2023!BackerKit Booth #260 banner

We’ve obtained an incredible sales space location this 12 months within the Exhibit Corridor situated at Sales space #260. It’s close to a essential 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 hiya 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 may anticipate 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 Higher 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!). 

Observe 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 12 months consists of — Restoration Video games, Monte Cook dinner Video games, Snowbright Studio, Asmadi Video games, Higher 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 foundations are easy:

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

Speak store with the BackerKit staff — If you’re planning to launch a crowdfunding mission, even when it’s far off, cease by our sales space so we are able to discuss instantly about your mission. We’ll have specialists available all through the complete conference to assist set you up for crowdfunding success.

BackerKit Events & Panel banner

BackerKit will likely be internet hosting our annual Crowdfunding Do’s and Don’ts panel on Saturday, August fifth at 12 PM EST. Company embody 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 Group Supervisor at BackerKit).

An in-depth dialog overlaying necessary do’s and don’ts you must contemplate when crowdfunding. We’ll focus on the best way to put together in your strongest launch doable, the most typical errors you must keep away from in any respect prices, and necessary do’s and don’ts price contemplating irrespective of your expertise stage. Stick round after the dialog for reside Q&A between the panelists and attendees.

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

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

Nevermore venue map

In collaboration with our buddies at Hunter’s Leisure and Rollacrit, BackerKit will likely be posted up at an incredible Edgar Allen Poe themed venue referred to 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 will likely be internet hosting official “Workplace Hours” all through the con so you may 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 staff 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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