Big Bad Con is happening at the Walnut Creek Marriott October 13-15!

Room reservations, Kickstarter details, event submissions, and new tracks for 2017 to be announced later in March!

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Reservations open soon!
Teen Games & Events
Teen Games & Events
New events coming in 2017

Big Bad Blog

Big Bad Con 2016: Preparing for your arrival!

You’re coming to Big Bad Con! Awesome. Here are some important Con 101 reminders:

Before you head out

Bring non-perishable food for donation. Big Bad Con will have a food barrel for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano County at the registration desk. Please bring a can of something tasty for all the hungry Read More

Big Bad Con 2016 T-Shirt Pre-order

Big Bad Con 2016 T-Shirt

Thanks to the wonderful folk at Heart of the Deernicorn, we have t-shirts for 2016! Ross Cowman proposed many custom designs, and the final one was selected online by you!

The shirts are $20 each and printed on American Apparel tees (sizes SM-XL) and Jerzees tees (sizes 2XL-4XL) using a non-toxic water based ink, which Read More

Big Bad Con is supporting the 2016 Metatopia Scholarship!


Big Bad Con is proud to be partnering with the Indie Game Developer Network and their 2016 Metatopia Scholarship!

This scholarship is part of IGDN’s mission to support a robust community of diverse game designers. They will be sending some of these talented individuals to Metatopia, The Game Design Festival, November 3-6, 2016. Big Read More

Social Deduction Game Room

The wonderful folks at Double Exposure and their Envoy program are bringing Big Bad Con a Social Deduction Room, featuring play-to-win copies of Ultimate Werewolf, One Night, The Resistance, and Coup, sponsored by Bezier Games and Indie Boards & Cards.

By day we’ll be playing the shorter games. By night we’ll be playing the longer and Read More

Play to Win Games

Thanks to the wonderful folks from Envoy and the generous contributions for game manufactures, this year Big Bad Con will return with the Play-To-Win program! And it will be Bigger and Badder than before!

Rules Check out a copy of a Play-to-Win Game, when available, from the Game Library in Open Gaming. Find a Read More