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Genericon is a weekend-long, general convention run by the students of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. We feature a wide variety of attractions that run the gamut of geeky hobbies, including science fiction, gaming of all forms, and anime. Our events include panels by guest speakers, video gaming tournaments, role-playing games of both the pen-and-paper and live-action variety, and twenty-four hour showings of both science fiction classics and modern anime fresh from Japan. The convention runs for an uninterrupted 48 hours, starting at 5 PM on Friday and ending at 5 PM the following Sunday.

Recent Announcements

  • Genericon Feedback If you would like to provide (optionally anonymous) feedback about Genericon, here's a form for you to fill out! Thank you all for attending Genericon XXIX!
    Posted Mar 8, 2016, 7:51 PM by Corwin Aucoin
  • Breaking News: Vendors and Artist's close at 2:00 pm on Sunday We are sorry and please excuse the change but vendor's and artists alley will close at 2:00 pm tomorrow as opposed to the times listed on the schedule ...
    Posted Mar 5, 2016, 6:14 PM by Corwin Aucoin
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