Gen Con Map

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Welcome to a timeline of Gen Con's history! We recommend you view the timeline in fullscreen for the best experience  Here you can explore the different places Gen Con has been and learn about some of the events that have affected the convention over time.  Though most of us are familiar with the main event in Indianapolis, Gen Con has been housed in a variety of locations across the globe.  Each one has been important in creating the convention you know today.

  • Please click on the different items in the timeline to learn more.  Each one will automatically zoom you to a relevant geographic point, if there is one.
  • Scroll left and right on the timeline using your mouse to move through the years.
  • Use either your mouse wheel or the controls in the upper left hand corner to explore the map.
  • You can change the base map you are viewing by clicking on the layers graphic on the upper right hand side of the map.  

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