Genericon XXVIII will be held the weekend of March 13-15, 2015.


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, March 13 and ending at 5 PM the following Sunday, March 15.
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Recent Announcements

  • Schedule and Conbook Posted! The schedule and conbook are now available for your viewing pleasure! Head on over to the Schedule page to check them out!
    Posted Mar 1, 2015, 4:16 PM by Darien Keyack
  • We need volunteers! Interested in helping out? Want to get a reduced, potentially FREE badge? Well, if not one, then hopefully the other! If you feel so inclined, mosey on over to our ...
    Posted Feb 24, 2015, 5:29 PM by Corwin Aucoin
  • Genericon XXVIII welcomes Tristan MacAvery and returning guests Uncle Yo and Antipode! The staff of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s annual student-run anime, sci-fi, and gaming convention, Genericon, are pleased to welcome voice actor, Tristan MacAvery and returning guest ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2015, 7:25 PM by Darien Keyack
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