August: Gen Con

MCG will be at Gen Con 2019 (August 1-4) in Indianapolis, Indiana, and this year’s Industry Guests of Honor are none other than Shanna Germain and Monte Cook!

This page is your home base for how to see us, attend or run events with us, and other MCG news you’ll want to know at Gen Con.

  • Play games with us: Sign up for official games of Numenera, The Strange, Invisible Sun, and the Cypher System. We’ll also be running demos of No Thank You, Evil!, Numenera, and Cypher System games in our booth!
  • Visit us in booth 2519: We’ll be showing off Your Best Game Ever, the Cypher System Rulebook, and lots of other fresh 2019 releases. Play demos, get your books signed, and perhaps meet some special guests.
Click here to view our booth on the interactive Gen Con map!

MCG Autograph Sessions

Catch Bruce, Monte, Sean, and Shanna for autographs at our booth 2519 at the following times:

  • Friday, 4pm
  • Saturday, 1pm
  • Sunday, 10am

Guest Autograph/Meet & Greet Sessions

Come to booth 2519 at the following times to meet:

  • Thursday, 1pm – Callisto 6 crew Bonnie Gordon, Sam de Leve, Gini Benson, and GM Eric Campbell
  • Thursday, 4:30pm – Your Best Game Ever contributor Tanya DePass (also head of I Need Diverse Games, cast member of Rivals of Waterdeep)
  • Friday, 5pm – Your Best Game Ever contributor Vickie Lee, creator of DnDoggos will be handing out signed prints of their DnDoggos comic from Your Best Game Ever!

MCG Seminars and Events

Guest of Honor Events

These events will be livestreamed and available afterward on YouTube, but get your tickets now to participate live!

MCG Seminars

  • Thursday, 7pm: An Evening with Monte Cook Games
    • Come hang with Team MCG in an intimate, unique experience. Join us to celebrate another great year, the launch of Your Best Game Ever, the Cypher System Rulebook, and plenty of Numenera and Invisible Sun releases!
  • Friday, 3pm: How to Have Your Best Game Ever
    • Join members of Team MCG and Your Best Game Ever contributors to get tips on having the best RPG games ever. There will be GM tips, player tips, & game stories with a positive spin.
  • Saturday, 10am: Instant Adventure with Monte Cook Games
    • Work with designer Sean K. Reynolds to create an adventure from scratch, transforming an idea into a complete adventure in just 30 minutes. Then watch it run live for an unsuspecting panel of players!

MCG Staff as Guest Panelists

Find MCG staff guesting on other various panels and seminars:

Shanna Germain

Bruce Cordell

Darcy Ross

Tammie Ryan

Be a Game Master With Us!

If you’re interested in joining the ranks of GMs running official Numenera, The Strange, Cypher System, No Thank You, Evil! and Invisible Sun games and demos, you can sign up here.

It’s great fun, and for 12 hours or more, we provide your Gen Con badge, an exclusive adventure book, and other great GMing swag.

Asset Team member Dani running Numenera at Gen Con. Lucky players!
Darcy Ross
Darcy Ross

Darcy L. Ross, Community Relations Coordinator for Monte Cook Games, is a storyteller, scientist, and community organizer. Across media, she aims to highlight people doing good things in the gaming community and to bring new people into gaming. She co-hosts the podcast Cypher Speak, has blogged for the award-winning Gnome Stew, and has worked to support marginalized voices in gaming with ConTessa. Darcy lives in a small but powerful aldeia of tabletop creatives in Hyde Park, Chicago.