Gen Con and Fantasy Flight News
Fantasy Flight Games Signs Two-Year Sponsorship,
Brings World Championships to Gen Con Indy 2011
Seattle – (May 24, 2011) Fantasy Flight Games has committed as a Contributing Sponsor of Gen Con Indy for both 2011 & 2012. Gaming fans should prepare for an experience that is bigger and better than ever before – join them all weekend long for demos of the hottest new releases and to participate in any of their hundreds of scheduled events that cater to players of all levels.
“The team at Fantasy Flight Games is built of world-class professionals. Their passion for great games shines through their top-notch design aesthetic and personal drive. Fantasy Flight Games makes Gen Con better every year; we are proud to have them as a partner,” said Scott Elliott, senior director of sales for Gen Con LLC.
One of the highlights each year is Fantasy Flight Games’ extensive calendar of Living Card Game® events. These include sessions for all four LCG titles, including their newest release – The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game. These events range in scope from learn-to-play demos, to casual play, and more competitive events specially geared towards veteran players. The weekend culminates in Fantasy Flight Games’ 2011 World Championships for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game, Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game and Warhammer: Invasion The Card Game, where the very best card players in the world will compete to decide who is worthy of the title of World Champion!
“It’s hard to overstate the importance of Gen Con to the game industry. Fantasy Flight Games keeps growing its presence at Gen Con because there are so many people who come to learn our new games, play in our events and have fun with us at The Best Four Days In Gaming!” said Steve Horvath, SVP marketing, communications and digital business for Fantasy Flight Games.
Visit Fantasy Flight Games in the main exhibit hall at booth numbers: 813, 819, 911, 919, 1107, 1113, and 1119. For more information on their presence this year visit the Fantasy Flight Games Gen Con Experience website at http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/gencon
About Fantasy Flight
Roseville, MN based Fantasy Flight Publishing was founded in 1995 by its CEO, Christian T. Petersen. Since the release of its first game product (Twilight Imperium) in 1997, the company has been doing business as Fantasy Flight Games (“FFG”). Since that time, FFG has grown to become one of the biggest names in the hobby games industry, becoming a marketplace leader in board games and maintaining strong businesses in the card game, roleplaying game, and miniature game categories.
FFG is known for its quality of game components (often enhanced with highly detailed plastic miniatures and beautiful artwork), innovative gameplay, professional dedication to customer service, and a cutting-edge online presence providing information and support for its many products.
About Gen Con
Gen Con, LLC produces the largest consumer hobby, fantasy, sci-fi and adventure game convention in North America. It was acquired in 2002 by former CEO and Founder of Wizards of the Coast Peter Adkison, who owns the company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Gen Con is a consumer and trade experience dedicated to gaming culture and community. For more information visit the website at www.gencon.com. For up-to-the minute details, find us at www.facebook.com/genconindy and at www.twitter.com/gen_con