Genericon XXVIII is over! Thanks to everyone who showed up!


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.

Recent Announcements

  • What theme do you want to see for Genericon XXIX? Leave a comment at this post on our subreddit, or at our Facebook page!
    Posted Apr 12, 2015, 8:34 PM by Darien Keyack
  • Feedback Form Now Available The feedback form for Genericon XXVIII is now available! Simply follow this link to fill it out.There are two pages. First page has general questions and questions about the ...
    Posted Mar 26, 2015, 6:27 PM by Darien Keyack
  • Parking map added to site The parking map can be found under directions in the top site navigation bar.
    Posted Mar 8, 2015, 2:20 PM by Darien Keyack
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