Archive November 10, 2018

Second Helpings Charity – Thank you Note

We received a thank-you from Second Helpings (one of the two 2018 charities), thanking us for the money we raised during the Gen Con Charity Auction.

We’d like to give a big “Thank You” to everyone who participated in the Charity auction (whether you won an item or not).   You all have helped feed deserving families in central Indiana.

Gen Con 2019 Tentative Schedule

Important Notes

  • No On-site registration will be available this year.  Make sure to pre-register everything that you might want to bring!
  • Registration prices will be posted on the registration front page (once the registration system is ready).
  • You can register items though Sunday 11:59:59 pm (EDT) July 28th, 2019.
Item Registration
Approx May 1st thru Sunday before the show
Item Drop-Off
Wednesday Noon – 6 pm
Thursday 10 am – 8 pm
Friday 9 am – 5 pm
Saturday 9 am – 11 am
Consignment Store Open
Thursday 10 am – 11 pm
Friday 9 am – 11 pm
Saturday 9 am – 7 pm
Live Auction
Thursday 10 am – 11 pm
Friday 9 am – Midnight
Saturday 9 am – Midnight
Seller Payouts & Item Return
Sunday 10 am – 2 pm

Come by at the show on Thursday morning to see the schedule of items to be auctioned.

Welcome to our new site.

We’ve updated from using Joomla to WordPress.  This gives us the ability to create posts a lot more easily and bring you news and updates more quickly.  There are also a lot of available add-ins, so new features can be installed.  Look for all sorts of improvements in the future!

Gen Con 2018

Gen Con 2018 Auction Report

Here’s some quick statistics :

Number of Items in the Auction 12,814
Number of Items Sold 10,168
Value of Items Sold $191,342
Number of Items Auctioned (non-Consignment Store) 3,991
Number of Items Sold from the Consignment Store 6,177
Percent items Registered in the last week 53%
Amount Raised for Charity (Split between Jack Vasel Memorial Fund and Second Helpings)

We again had no on-site registrations – and zero complaints!

The big change this year was a new feature to our software to help with helping TAB buyers to pick up their items. We added a third credit card machine and processed seller payouts and TAB pickups right at the computer station. This saved buyers and sellers from traipsing all the way across the room to pay or pickup their money.

After the convention we received a thank-you from “Second Helpings”.  See the note here.


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Graph: Number of Items Sold by Hour

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Graph: The procrastination factor. Number of items registered by day.

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Here’s a down-loadable spreadsheet of every item in the auction. Make sure to save with an extension of XLS.

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