Big Bad Con 2014 – October 17-19

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Game Registration goes live 9/20 at 6PM PST!

Welcome to Big Bad Con, an RPG convention and charity drive. We gather the best GMs in the land to run a host of awesome games and special events!You’re coming to the con? Awesome! Here are all the things you should know:

Sign ups are open now! – Come spend a weekend playing great games and supporting awesome charities!

Game Schedule. The game are now scheduled on the events page.

They are also organized in a calendar here: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Badges! If you don’t already have a badge here’s how to get one:

  • Buy a 3-day pass for $40:
  • Volunteer and Join the Wolf Pack
  • If you missed the cut off and still want to run a couple games, send me an email. We have just a few game slots still open. If you can run games in those slots, we’ll get you on the roster.

Charity Event – Proceeds from the Con will go to Doctors Without Borders/MSF. Big Bad Con is also a food drive. Please bring a can or box of non-perishable food to support the Alameda County Community Food Bank!

Games! Games! Games! – We’ve got over 100 games submitted already and more coming soon. Check them out.

Big Bad GM Contestants are announced! This year veterans Brian Isikoff and Bryan Hitchcock will face off against newcomers Sam “The Moose” Tlustos and Colin Jessup!

Stay tuned for more.

Special Events

Big Bad GM 4 GMs Enter – Only 1 leaves.
Improv For Gamers Workshop – Bring mad improv skills to your game
Tell me about your character – And support Doctors Without Borders in the process!
Open Gaming Board, Card and Open Gaming.
Games on Demand Swing by and get in a great game!


October 17-19, 2014
Friday 1PM to Sunday 9PM


Hilton Oakland Airport
One Hegenberger Road
Oakland, CA 94621

Room availability

Hilton - $189/night

Econo Lodge - $99/night (across the street)

Red Lion - $124/night (a short walk down the road)

Free parking at the Hilton for Con attendees.

See Hotel Information for updates and more information.

Sign Up!

3-day Pass - $40

All participants must be 18 or older.