Welcome to Big Bad Con!

We’re currently in the planning stages of making Big Bad Con 2019 the best ever. Here’s a few things in the works:

Staff updates

Jenn Martin has joined us as the new LARP Coordinator. Anne Faye has joined as our accessibility coordinator. DC has joined to work on developing our scholarship further. More about this on our staff page.

Kicktarter planning

We’re getting ready for the 2019 Kickstarter, which should launch in late April or early May.

Scholarship open now!

If you’re inclined to help folks attend the con, we’re accepting contributions to the scholarship fund now!

Looking for volunteers.

Would you like to join the Big Bad Con Rangers? We’d love to have you. We’re looking for folks to help registration desk, games on demand hosting, greeting guests, organizing the board game room, and working the Tell Me About Your Character booth! Head over Join the Rangers!

Big Bad Blog

Reinforcing Our Commitment to Safer Community

In light of the recent revelations about Zak S by Mandy Morbid, Big Bad Con staff wish to publicly reinforce our commitment as a convention and community to creating safer, more inclusive space.

We regularly revisit our community standards to ensure our community is a place where all can come and enjoy themselves, Read More

Archive of past events

A list of the games we’ve hosted from 2011 to 2018! Read More

Big Bad Con 2018 Metatopia Scholarship

Inspired by IGDN and in cooperation with Double Exposure, Big Bad Con is sending game designer Jackson Tegu to Metatopia to playtest his game Silver and White.

Metatopia is held each November in Morristown, NJ. It’s a place where designers can find educational panels, get professional feedback on their game, and develop a larger Read More

Big Bad Con is next week – here’s how to prepare!

You’re coming to Big Bad Con! Awesome. Before you get on the road, here’s a few things to know about the con:

Support FBCCS! Bring non-perishable food

Big Bad Con collects food for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano County as part of our community outreach. The FBCCS provides food to over Read More

Event signups go live this Saturday 9/8 at 12PM PST!

The moment is upon us. Big Bad Con event signups are about to start and here’s everything you need to know to get into your favorite games, panels, and special events!

When do signups start?

Saturday 9/8 at 12PM PST

What do you need to signup?

To signup for events, you need a badge! Read More