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Gen Con 2023 - Your Renegade Roadmap

Gen Con 2023 - Your Renegade Roadmap

Posted by Renegade Game Studios on Jun 24th 2023

Hey Renegades! Believe me when I say, we've got an absolute TON of things going on this year. This is shaping up to be our biggest presence at Gen Con to date! 

To help you navigate the many ways to get involved and have fun with us, we've crafted this roadmap! Scroll through our various categories listed below to get a quick look at everything we have in store and find what sounds interesting to you!

  • Daily Demos
  • Roleplaying Game Events
  • Special Evening Events
  • Tournaments
  • Learn To Play Events
  • Deck-Building Game Leagues

Demo upcoming Renegade games in our dedicated space, ICC Room 139, located across the hall from the main exhibition hall! The Renegade Demo team will be on-hand to teach the new hotness! Both open demos and ticketed learn-to-plays are available!


Immerse yourself in epic storytelling and embark on thrilling adventures with our ticketed roleplaying game events. Secure your spot now for an unforgettable experience! 

Be sure to act fast, events are selling out very quickly!



Pre-Order Pick-Up

Wednesday, August 2, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Room 139

If you pre-ordered any games for Gen Con, you can come grab your games before the convention even starts in Room 139, during our Pre-order Pick-up, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM! If you can't make it then, pre-order pickup is also available anytime Room 139 is open! Pre-ordering will get you exclusive promo items, early access to games, and the benefit of skipping the lines!

Be sure to place any orders before July 7th, as that's the cut-off for Gen Con pick-up orders!

Shop our Gen Con Pre-Order Options Here!


Worlds Collide Signature RPG Event!


Join us in Room 139, Saturday, August 5, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, for a signature RPG event! Team up with fellow Rangers, Joes, and Autobots in this massive cross-table RPG event! You'll also get to take home the brand new Field Guide to Action & Adventure (a $55 value), & exclusive swag!

  • Unprecedented RPG Crossover: Experience the ultimate fusion of Power Rangers, G.I. JOE, and Transformers in a thrilling RPG crossover event.
  • Epic Multiverse Battle: Join forces with fellow gamers to confront the formidable Lord MindWaveZ and save the multiverse from destruction.
  • Unleash Heroic Teamwork: Combine the unique abilities of your favorite heroes and engage in strategic gameplay to overcome challenges and achieve victory.
  • Unforgettable Gaming Experience: Immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind adventure where iconic franchises collide, forging new friendships and creating lasting memories.

Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to be a part of Worlds Collide at Gen Con! Join us for an unforgettable gaming experience like no other.

Sign-Up Here!

Hurry, seats are limited!


There are so many tournaments to get involved in this year! From casual to championship level play, we've got something for every gamer! Browse our selection of tournaments below, categorized by game!

Are you ready to showcase your strategic prowess and compete against fellow Rivals enthusiasts? Look no further than the thrilling Rivals tournament events at Gen Con! Whether you prefer multiplayer battles, head-to-head showdowns, or team-based challenges, there's an event tailored just for you. Let's dive into the details of each exciting Rivals tournament event:

  1. Rivals Multiplayer World Tour Event (Thursday, 1 PM, Hall D, 32 players): This event offers an exhilarating experience where up to 32 players can engage in intense clashes. Form alliances, forge rivalries, and navigate the ever-shifting dynamics of the game to emerge victorious. Don't miss your chance to compete against skilled opponents and leave your mark in Rivals history.
  2. Rivals 1v1 World Tour Head to Head Tournament (Saturday, 2 PM, Hall D, 32 players): Prepare for an intense one-on-one battle where your strategic decisions will shape your destiny. In this head-to-head tournament, you'll face off against equally skilled opponents, testing your mettle and cunning. Every move counts as you vie for supremacy and the chance to be crowned the ultimate Rivals champion. Will you seize the opportunity and claim victory?
  3. Rivals Team World Tour Event (Sunday, 10 AM, Hall D, 32 players): Unleash the power of collaboration and teamwork in the Rivals Team World Tour Event. Join forces with a partner as you strategize, coordinate, and outmaneuver rival teams. With shared resources and coordinated efforts, you'll experience a unique dynamic that adds a whole new layer of excitement to the game. Rally your team, harness your collective strengths, and compete for glory!
  4. North American Continental Conclave (Friday, 10 AM, Hall D, 64 players): Gather to compete in the biggest Rivals championship-level tournament of the year, the North American Continental Conclave! Princes of the City and other kindred will face off in 4-5 rounds of 4-player swiss matches, vying for a place on the council (Top 16).

Looking for more of an introductory experience? Find our Introduction to Rivals event in the Learn to Play Events section below!


Don't miss your chance to be part of these thrilling Axis & Allies tournament events, hosted by Greg Smorey and his amazing team. Whether you choose the World Championship, Global 1942, or Anniversary Tournament, prepare for intense battles, strategic maneuvers, and the opportunity to showcase your skills against worthy opponents. Enlist now, mark your calendars, and get ready for the ultimate test of military strategy. The battlefield awaits!

  1. Axis & Allies Global 1942 Tournament (Thursday, 10:00 AM, Hall C, 24 players): Experience the epic scale of strategic warfare in the Axis & Allies Global 1942 Tournament. Combining the Europe and Pacific maps into one massive battleground, this tournament takes intensity to a whole new level. Join the Entry Round on Thursday, August 3 in Hall C at 10:00 AM, and fight your way through subsequent rounds to claim glory in the Finals on Saturday, August 5 at 9:00 AM.
  2. Axis & Allies Anniversary Tournament (Thursday, 4:00 PM, Hall C, 20 players): Experience the thrill of commanding the forces of history in the Axis & Allies Anniversary Tournament. This tournament offers a unique opportunity to prove your strategic genius and claim victory on a grand scale. Join the Entry Round on Thursday, August 3 in Hall C at 4:00 PM and progress through the rounds to reach the Finals on Sunday, August 6 at 8:00 AM.
  3. Axis & Allies World Championship Tournament (Friday, 9:00 AM, Hall C, 64 players): Get ready for the ultimate clash of strategic minds at the Axis & Allies World Championship Tournament, the pinnacle of tabletop warfare gaming. Join 32 teams of two as they battle it out for the coveted championship title. Don't miss your chance to prove your skills and make history! Enlist now to get in on the Entry Round!

You can find even more Axis & Allies events here! Browse the full selection!

Looking for more of an introductory experience? Find our Axis & Allies Beginner events in the Learn to Play Events section below!


Diplomacy United States Championship: Join us for a premier championship event, hosted by Rogue Judges! Immerse yourself in the largest Diplomacy tournament in the country, where diplomacy and strategy collide. Engage in intense diplomatic negotiations, alliances, and betrayals as you compete for supremacy on the Diplomacy board.

Participate in one or more of the four Diplomacy Championship Qualifiers, scheduled on Thursday, August 3 at 12:00 PM and 8:00 PM, as well as Friday, August 4 at 12:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Test your skills, navigate the intricate webs of diplomacy, and aim to secure your place in the Top Board.

The Top Board, taking place on Saturday, August 5 at 4:00 PM, features the seven Best Country winners from all qualifiers. Witness the pinnacle of Diplomacy gameplay as these elite diplomats battle it out for ultimate victory. Will you rise to the challenge and claim the crown?

Looking for more of an introductory experience? Find our Introduction to Diplomacy in the Learn to Play Events section below!


Robo Rally World Championship Tournament: Join us for the Robo Rally Championship Qualifiers on Thursday, August 3 at 5:00 PM and Friday, August 4 at 5:00 PM, hosted by Rogue Judges! Compete against other skilled programmers, showcase your robot's speed and agility, and strive for a top placement that will secure your spot in the prestigious Robo Rally World Championship Finals.

On Friday, August 4 at 8:00 PM, witness the electrifying culmination of the tournament as the finest competitors from the qualifiers battle it out in the Robo Rally World Championship Finals. Experience the intensity as strategies unfold, lasers blaze, and robots maneuver through treacherous terrain. Will you emerge as the Robo Rally World Champion and claim the coveted Twonky Trophy grand prize?

Super Robo Rally: Experience the thrill of controlling real 1-foot tall robots on a massive 20'x20' LEGO board with Team Hassenplug! Using a provided special programming device, you'll guide your robot through an exciting race, maneuvering from one checkpoint to the next. 

Test your skills, strategy, and speed in this larger-than-life robotic adventure. Don't miss out on this extraordinary experience that combines technology, creativity, and competition. Take part in the future of gaming and sign up for one of the Super Robo Rally events, happening Thursday - Sunday, but be quick - tickets are selling out FAST!

Looking for more of an introductory experience? Find our Introduction to Robo Rally in the Learn to Play Events section below!




Acquire Gen Con Championship Tournament (Sunday, 10 AM, Hall D, 32 players): Get ready to engage in a thrilling battle of wit and strategy in the Acquire Gen Con Championship! Prove your prowess in the world of high finance as you strategize, speculate, and outmaneuver your opponents. 

Only the most skilled players will advance to the semi-final and final rounds, where the ultimate Gen Con Champion will be crowned. Compete for fame, glory, and exciting prizes in this intense showdown of business acumen. Are you ready to stake your claim for fame, glory, and exciting prizes? Sign up now and embark on a thrilling journey to become the next Gen Con Champion of Acquire!

Looking for more of an introductory experience? Find our Introduction to Acquire in the Learn to Play Events section below!


Search for Planet X Gen Con Championship (Friday, 10 AM, Hall D, 32 players): Prepare for an astronomical adventure unlike any other at the Search for Planet X Gen Con Championship! Join fellow scientists in an exhilarating competition to locate the elusive Planet X. Delve into the realm of celestial phenomena, decipher clues, and unravel the secrets of the cosmos. 

Whether you're an experienced astronomer or a curious novice, this championship welcomes all seekers of knowledge. Engage in a community of like-minded explorers and ignite your passion for discovery.


The Search for Lost Species Gen Con Championship (Saturday, 10 AM, Hall D, 16 players): Immerse yourself in a thrilling competition that celebrates the wonders of nature and the spirit of discovery! Join fellow scientists from all corners of the globe as you search for lost species and unravel the secrets of the natural world. 

With a supportive and inclusive community, this championship welcomes both seasoned explorers and curious newcomers. Unleash your passion for exploration and compete for the coveted title of Search for Lost Species Gen Con Champion!



Join us for an exciting opportunity to learn and play the Power Rangers Deck-Building Game! Whether you're a veteran player or new to the world of deck-building games, our learn to play events are perfect for everyone. Don't miss out on the chance to master the game mechanics, assemble your Ranger team, and unleash epic moves against formidable foes!

We have learn to play events scheduled throughout the event to accommodate different schedules, but hurry and secure your spot now as they are filling up quickly. Check out the details below:

  • Power Rangers Deck-Building Game Learn to Play
  • Power Rangers Deck-Building Game Learn to Play
  • Power Rangers Deck-Building Game Learn to Play
  • Power Rangers Deck-Building Game Learn to Play

Gear up and join us to learn how to play the action-packed G.I. JOE Deck-Building Game! Whether you're a veteran player or new to the world of deck-building games, our learn to play events are designed for all skill levels. Secure your spot now and get ready to experience the thrilling battles and strategic gameplay of the G.I. JOE Deck-Building Game!

We have learn to play events scheduled throughout the event to accommodate different schedules, but hurry and secure your spot now as they are filling up quickly. Check out the details below:

  • G.I. JOE Deck-Building Game Learn to Play
  • G.I. JOE Deck-Building Game Learn to Play
  • G.I. JOE Deck-Building Game Learn to Play
  • G.I. JOE Deck-Building Game Learn to Play


Join us to learn how to play the exhilarating Transformers Deck-Building Game! Whether you're a veteran player or new to the world of deck-building games, our learn to play events are perfect for all enthusiasts. Learn the game mechanics, build your deck, and engage in epic clashes to protect the universe from the forces of evil. Secure your spot now and prepare for an epic adventure!

We have learn to play events scheduled throughout the event to accommodate different schedules, but hurry and secure your spot now as they are filling up quickly. Check out the details below:

  • Transformers Deck-Building Game Learn to Play
  • Transformers Deck-Building Game Learn to Play
  • Transformers Deck-Building Game Learn to Play
  • Transformers Deck-Building Game Learn to Play


Embrace the magic of friendship and join us for our daily learn to play events for the My Little Pony Adventures in Equestria Deck-Building Game! Learn the game mechanics, build your deck, and engage in friendly competition with fellow fans. Whether you're a veteran player or new to the game, these sessions are perfect for everyone. Don't miss out on this magical opportunity, spots are filling up quickly!

We have learn to play events scheduled throughout the event to accommodate different schedules, but hurry and secure your spot now as they are filling up quickly. Check out the details below:

  • My Little Pony Deck-Building Game Learn to Play
  • My Little Pony Deck-Building Game Learn to Play
  • My Little Pony Deck-Building Game Learn to Play
  • My Little Pony Deck-Building Game Learn to Play

Discover the immersive world of Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals in our introductory event! Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the game, this introductory tournament is the perfect opportunity to dive into competitive play at any skill level. Bring your own pre-constructed deck and unleash your strategic prowess. Everyone, regardless of experience level, is invited to join!

Event Details:

  • Rivals Introductory Tournament

Calling all aspiring generals! Join in on the Axis & Allies 1941 for Beginners events, courtesy amazing team at SmoreySwamp, and embark on an epic journey of strategy and warfare. Whether you're new to the game or looking to sharpen your skills, our knowledgeable instructors will guide you through the basics and help you master the art of global conflict. Enlist now and experience the thrill of Axis & Allies!

We have learn to play events scheduled throughout the event to accommodate different schedules, but hurry and secure your spot now as they are filling up quickly!:


Dive into the world of diplomacy and negotiation at our Diplomacy Introduction events, hosted by Rogue Judges! Join fellow tacticians as you navigate intricate alliances, rivalries, and strategic maneuvering on the global stage. Whether you're a novice diplomat or a seasoned negotiator, our friendly experts will teach you the ropes and ensure a thrilling experience. Don't miss out on this opportunity to shape history. Enroll now and embark on your discovery of the art of diplomacy!

We have learn to play events scheduled throughout the event to accommodate different schedules, but hurry and secure your spot now as they are filling up quickly!:


Gear up for a thrilling adventure in the world of Robo Rally, hosted by Rogue Judges! Our Robo Rally Introduction events are the perfect opportunity for newcomers to dive into this fast-paced and strategic board game. Learn the rules, master the programming, and unleash your robot's potential. Our experienced instructors will guide you every step of the way, ensuring an exciting and engaging experience. Don't miss your chance to join the race!

We have learn to play events scheduled throughout the event to accommodate different schedules, but hurry and secure your spot now as they are filling up quickly!:


Join us for our Introduction to Acquire event, hosted by Rogue Judges, and learn the ins and outs of this classic game of finance and investment. Whether you're new to Acquire or looking to sharpen your skills, our expert instructors will provide a step-by-step guide to help you navigate the world of mergers and acquisitions. Discover the thrill of building corporate empires and outsmarting your opponents!

Event Details:

  • Introduction to Acquire

Power Rangers Deck-Building Game League (Thursday, 10 AM - Sunday, 12 PM, Hall D): Unite as Rangers to defend Angel Grove! Or… Conspire as the Villains to dominate the city with your powerful abilities and minions! Play at your own pace, take on new challenges, and unlock prizes! 
Your ticket grants you access to the league for the entire weekend! Game between your larger events, meet fellow fans, and win prizes!

Sign-Up for the League Here!


G.I. JOE Deck-Building Game League (Thursday, 10 AM - Sunday, 12 PM, Hall D): Lead a team of Joes on missions to stop Cobra’s dastardly plans in this cooperative game! Play at your own pace, take on new challenges, and unlock prizes! 

Your ticket grants you access to the league for the entire weekend! Game between your larger events, meet fellow fans, and win prizes!

Sign-Up for the League Here!


Transformers Deck-Building Game League (Thursday, 10 AM - Sunday, 12 PM, Hall D): Take on the role of a mighty Autobot and do battle with the powerful Decepticons. Play cooperatively, competitively, or solo! Advance at your own pace, take on new challenges, and unlock prizes!


Your ticket grants you access to the league for the entire weekend! Game between your larger events, meet fellow fans, and win prizes!

Sign-Up for the League Here!


My Little Pony Deck-Building Game League (Thursday, 10 AM - Sunday, 12 PM, Hall D): As one of the core ponies, you can gather allies, actions, and artifacts to travel around Equestria & overcome challenges! In this cooperative league, you can play at your own pace and unlock prizes!


Your ticket grants you access to the league for the entire weekend! Game between your larger events, meet fellow fans, and win prizes!

Sign-Up for the League Here!


Whew. That's everything! 

We cannot wait to see everyone at Gen Con this year! We very much look forward to this month throughout the year, because it's our chance to directly interact with all the great fans we're lucky to have in our Renegade community. We hope you take home some memorable experiences from our programs this year, and we look forward to hanging out with you at the show!

Don't forget to come say hi to us between your events at Booth #1619, and Room 139! See you soon, Renegades!

- Team Renegade