|TokenCon 2018 will be October 6-7 in Oklahoma City|
TokenCon, Oklahoma’s first dedicated board game convention, will be held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel, just north of Will Rogers World Airport, in Oklahoma City on October 6-7, 2018.
TokenCon attendees will have access a library of over 500 games, which they can freely check out and play during the convention. In addition, numerous vendors will be selling games, accessories and other hobbyist supplies at the convention.
|Special guest Rodney Smith of Watch It Played fame.|
Attendees will also get the chance to meet and play games with guest
Rodney Smith, host of the popular Watch It Played YouTube channel. They
will also be able to participate in special events like panels, trivia,
a scavenger hunt, and the Oklahoma Game of the Year award show.
“Board gaming as a hobby has grown tremendously in the Oklahoma City area over the last few years,” said TokenCon director Mike Dattolo. “We’re launching TokenCon to help take the hobby to the next level, by bringing a high quality convention experience to the board gamers of Oklahoma.”
Activities throughout will appeal to board game enthusiasts of all
experience levels. Teachers will be on hand to help recommend and teach
games, and a special “Hot Games” section will have the latest, most popular
board game releases.
For more competitive players, TokenCon is
hosting the state championships for a number of games, with trophies,
prizes, and entry to the 2019 regional championships.
TokenCon is limited to 400-500 total attendees. Standard tickets are $50 for a weekend pass, which includes admission to both days, a cloth swag bag, and full access to all areas of the convention. VIP tickets are $75, and in addition to standard ticket features, also include a special, limited edition t-shirt and other extras. Tickets and further information are available online or by visiting Oklahoma Board Game Community on Facebook.