News: A new PAX convention has just been revealed which will have a renewed focus on tabletop gaming.
PAX South is currently going right now but if you don’t have enough PAX conventions in your life, get ready because a new one has just been announced, PAX Unplugged. PAX Unplugged will take place November 17-19, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA. Penny Arcade has teamed up with ReedPOP to reveal its first tabletop gaming focused event, the sixth addition to the international lineup of PAX events.
PAX Unplugged will take all the elements that have drawn millions of gamers to PAX - the chance to play and see the reveal of highly-anticipated upcoming games, attend game-inspired music concerts, participate in tournaments and watch panels with industry leaders - but with a renewed focus on fostering the best event for the burgeoning tabletop gaming community.
PAX Unplugged will be a destination for attendees to share their common passions and socialize over board, card and other tabletop games, which have experienced a renaissance in recent years. Penny Arcade and ReedPOP are happy to embrace the thriving tabletop scene and provide those around it with a welcoming atmosphere to take this resurgence to even greater heights.
"With the rise of popularity of board games, we wanted to provide a dedicated space where fans can come together," said Jerry Holkins, co-founder, Penny Arcade. "We will continue to have tabletop games at every PAX, but Unplugged will focus on stepping away from the TV, monitor and phone to foster face-to-face multiplayer experiences."
Badges for PAX Unplugged will go on sale this Spring.
Working journalists as well as YouTube and Twitch content creators who are interested in attending PAX Unplugged to create coverage of the event and its exhibitors can register for a media pass in the Spring.
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