Conventions are one of the best ways to meet new people who are passionate about gaming! Learn about new games, play your favorites, and sometimes even talk to the developers who made them! Feel free to check any of these events; kids and adult kids of all ages are encouraged to join!

Con of the North 2023 (Minneapolis, MN)

Con of the North is Minnesota’s longest-running, all volunteer-run game convention. Come participate in tabletop roleplaying, board games, card games, miniature wargames, live-action RPGs, networked computer games, and more!

For more information, check out their website here.

List of Events run by CSGA 2023

Event NameDayTimeHost
LifeboatsFriday12PM-2PMBill Nara
DomaineFriday2PM-4PMBill Nara
Xia Legends of a Drift SystemFriday2PM-6PMSpencer Wilson
Five TribesFriday4PM-6PMBill Nara
Medical Game LibraryFriday4PM-6PMPaul Wilson
Kingdom BuilderFriday6PM-8PMBill Nara
HippocratesFriday6PM-8PMPaul Wilson
Xia Legends of a Drift SystemFriday6PM-10PMSpencer Wilson
EvolutionFriday8PM-10PMBill Nara
SplendorFriday8PM-10PMDavid Nara
Medical Game LibraryFriday9PM-11PMPaul Wilson
Shadows Over CamelotFriday10PM-2AMBill Nara
Small WorldSaturday8AM-10AMBill Nara
Medical Game LibrarySaturday8AM-10AMPaul Wilson
AcquireSaturday10AM-12PMBill Nara
FlatlineSaturday10AM-12PMPaul Wilson
Star Trek AscendancySaturday10AM-4PMSpencer Wilson
Machi KoroSaturday11AM-12PMBill Nara
GodsforgeSaturday12PM-1PMBill Nara
Medical Game LibrarySaturday12PM-4PMPaul Wilson
Now BoardingSaturday2PM-4PMBill Nara
FrescoSaturday4PM-6PMBill Nara
HotshotsSaturday4PM-6PMPaul Wilson
Star Trek AscendancySaturday5PM-11PMSpencer Wilson
7 WondersSaturday6PM-8PMBill Nara
Critical CareSaturday6PM-8PMPaul Wilson
Trans America & EuropaSaturday8PM-10PMBill Nara
Medical Game LibrarySaturday8PM-11PMPaul Wilson
Shadows Over CamelotSaturday10PM-2AMBill Nara
Big CitySunday8AM-10AMBill Nara
Medical Game LibrarySunday8AM-12PMPaul Wilson
Catan Big BoardSunday12PM-4PMBill Nara
Multi-Euro Tournament (3-4) RoundsSunday4PM-8PMBill Nara
Medical Game LibrarySunday4PM-6PMPaul Wilson
The Cooperative SandboxSunday6PM-8PMBill Nara

Gen Con (Indianapolis, IN)

Founded in 1967 by original Dungeons and Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax, Gen Con is the largest and longest-running gaming convention in North America. Tens of thousands of gamers from around the continent gather in Indianapolis, IN to celebrate their passion for tabletop RPGs, board games, and much more!

To learn more, check out their website here.

Speil ’23 (Essen, Germany)

Speil is the international hub for all things tabletop, immerse yourself in the worldwide board gaming community located in Essen, Germany!

For more information, check out their website here.