2018 GenCon Events

This year Wyrd has a plethora of events including demos, tournaments, and RPG adventures. Below is a list of our events and information to help make sure you are prepared for your Wyrdest GenCon yet! 

Learn Our Games!

At GenCon, we have a variety of options to learn how to play Wyrd games. Check out some of the many offerings below.

All demos are short, approximately 15 minute breakdowns of the game, letting you know if you want to learn more. Demos are done without tickets in the Exhibit Hall as space is available, so just come on by and check!
Learn to Plays last an hour with a dedicated person to help you learn the game. The exception is Through the Breach Learn to Play, which lasts a full two hours. All Learn to Plays are in the Wyrd space in the Event Hall.

+ Learning Malifaux

  • Demos - Short Malifaux demos are available in our booth at the Exhibit Hall as availability allows. To play through a full game, please sign up for the Learn to Play.
  • Learn to Play - Malifaux Learn to Plays require tickets and start every hour during the following times:
    • Thursday, Friday, & Saturday - 9:00a until 12:00a
    • Sunday - 9:00a until 1:00p

+ Learning The Other Side

  • Demos - Short Other Side demos are available in our booth at the Exhibit Hall as availability allows. To play through a full game, please sign up for the Learn to Play.
  • Learn to Play - The Other Side Learn to Plays require tickets and start every hour during the following times:
    • Thursday, Friday, & Saturday - 9:00a until 12:00a
    • Sunday - 9:00a until 1:00p

+ Learning Through the Breach

  • Learn to Play - Through the Breach Learn to Plays require tickets and run on every even hour during the times listed below. They involve character creation, an explanation of the rules, and a one-scene adventure.
    • Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 10:00a until 8:00p
    • Sunday 10:00a until 12:00p

+ Learning other Wyrd games

  • Demos - We will be demoing Darkness Comes Rattling and Bayou Bash in the Exhibit Hall as availability allows.

Play Our Games!

We have a variety of options for players to come play our games. In addition, all of our event hall space is available for open play whenever it is not being used by an event. Please check with the event space organizer at GenCon for availability.

Many events will fill up during booking, but players won't arrive for the event itself. If an event you wanted to attend is sold out, stop by and talk to us in the Event Hall to make it on the waiting list.

+ Malifaux Tournaments

  • Malifaux Qualifier 1 - Thursday from 4:00p until 12:00a. A Malifaux tournament for up to 16 players using the Gaining Grounds 2018 tournament rules. The top 2 players will qualify for the Tyrant of Malifaux tournament.
  • Malifaux Qualifier 2 - Friday from 10:00a until 6:00p. A Malifaux tournament for up to 32 players using the Gaining Grounds 2018 tournament rules. The top 4 players will qualify for the Tyrant of Malifaux tournament.
  • Malifaux Henchman Hardcore Qualifier - Friday from 8:00p until 11:00p. A Malifaux tournament for up to 16 players using the Henchman Hardcore rules. The top 2 players will qualify for the Tyrant of Malifaux tournament.
  • Tyrant of Malifaux Masters Tournament - Saturday from 4:00p until 10:00p. Only players who qualified may enter. This single elimination tournament uses the Gaining Grounds 2018 tournament rules to determine the Tyrant of Malifaux and the United States National Champion!
  • The Other Side 1 Commander - Thursday from 4:00p until 12:00a. A fun 3-round tournament for up to 16 players using the brand new The Other Side! Painting is not required, so just show up with your Allegiance box (or custom 1 Commander force) and play!
  • The Other Side 2 Commander - Saturday from 10:00a until 6:00p. A fun 3-round tournament for up to 32 players using the brand new The Other Side! Painting is not required.
  • The Other Side 1 Commander (second slot) - Sunday from 10:00a until 4:00p. A fun 3-round tournament for up to 16 players using the brand new The Other Side! Painting is not required, so just show up with your Allegiance box (or custom 1 Commander force) and play!
  • Bayou Bash Grand Prix - Sunday from 11:00a until 4:00p. A fun single elimination tournament for up to 16 players using the board game Bayou Bash! Come test your racing mettle!

+ Through the Breach Adventures

Every game of Through the Breach is for between 2 and 5 players and lasts for two hours. Each adventure is created and playtested, and will be run by one of our many volunteer Fatemasters. The specific adventure is yet to be determined.

  • Thursday
    • 11:00a
    • 2:00p
    • 3:00p
    • 6:00p
  • Friday & Saturday
    • 11:00a
    • 1:00p
    • 2:00p
    • 3:00p
    • 4:00p
    • 6:00p
  • Sunday
    • 11:00a
    • 2:00p