2017 GenCon Events

This year is an exciting year for Wyrd at GenCon with 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.
Learn to Plays last two hours; the first hour is with a dedicated person to help you learn the game (they are available for questions the second hour). 
Intros are for RPGs and last two hours, with the focus being on learning the game and getting in a short playthrough.

+ 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 start every hour (and run two hours) during the following times:
    • Thursday, Friday, & Saturday - 9:00a until 11:00p
    • Sunday - 9:00a until 2:00p

+ 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 start every hour (and run two hours) during the following times:
    • Thursday, Friday, & Saturday - 9:00a until 11:00p
    • Sunday - 9:00a until 2:00p

+ Learning Through the Breach

  • Intros - Through the Breach intros run on every even hour during the times listed * below and last for approximately an hour and a half. Demos involve character creation, an explanation of the rules, and a one-scene adventure.
    • Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 10:00a until 10:00p
    • Sunday 10:00a until 2:00p

+ Learning other Wyrd games

  • Demos - All other Wyrd games will have demos available in our exhibit hall booth as availability permits.

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 wait 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 2017 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 2017 tournament rules. The top 4 players will qualify for the Tyrant of Malifaux tournament.
  • Malifaux Henchman Hardcore Qualifier 1 - Friday from 8:00p until 11:00p. A Malifaux tournament for up to 16 players using the Henchman Hardcore rules. The winner will qualify for the Tyrant of Malifaux tournament.
  • Malifaux Henchman Hardcore Qualifier 2 - Saturday from 10:00a until 1:00p. A Malifaux tournament for up to 16 players using the Henchman Hardcore rules. The winner 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 2017 tournament rules to determine the Tyrant of Malifaux!
  • Malifaux Enforcer Brawl 1 - Thursday from 6:00p until 10:00p. A fun 3-round tournament for up to 16 players using the Enforcer Brawl rules: fast-paced, single model, multiplayer combat!
  • Malifaux Enforcer Brawl 2 - Sunday from 10:00a until 2:00p. A fun 3-round tournament for up to 32 players using the Enforcer Brawl rules: fast-paced, single model, multiplayer combat!

+ Through the Breach Adventures

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

  • Heart of Darkness - Deep in the Badlands, prospectors have discovered a vein of valuable minerals. Will the Fated find their fortunes, or will they succumb to the heart of darkness?.
    • Thursday at 11a, 2p, and 5p
    • Friday at 11a, 2p, and 5p
    • Saturday at 11a, 2p, and 5p
    • Sunday at 11a
  • Honor Among Thieves - The Fated have been called upon to settle a slight made against the Ten Thunders. Will they be able to complete their mission, or will the threats of high society be too much to bear?
    • Thursday at 5p
  • The Hand That Feeds - Chubbs LaCroix is a Gremlin with a problem: a white alligator swallowed his hand & with it, his favorite pistol. Fortunately, he knows just the right Gremlins to help him get both back: You!
    • Friday at 11a
    • Saturday at 11a
  • In the Gutter - It's time to venture into the Quarantine Zone to scrape together enough Scrip to pull out of poverty. Unfortunately for you, there's more than criminals & undead lurking beyond the barricade walls.
    • Friday at 2p
    • Saturday at 2p
  • Earthly Desires - The Ten Thunders are a crime syndicate that recruits the poor and desperate and turns them into weapons. You are one of these weapons, and your first mission has just arrived.
    • Friday at 5p
    • Saturday at 5p