It looks like major RPG and tabletop conventions in the US and UK are happening this year, just reduced.
Here's a look at just some of the early RPG and tabletop convention news from 2021.
Routinely Itemised takes a look back at the RPG news with the Origins Award restructuring after an RPG boom, D&D Beyond's top 10 sellers and plenty of new game announcements.
UKGE are planning to run in June 2021.
The first virtual UK Games Expo Awards have come to a close with best RPGs, card, board and party games announced.
New product releases, all the Kickstarter news and a host of TTRPG news.
We have Virtually Expo this year rather than the twice COVID-19 struck UK Games Expo but that does not mean the UKGE Awards aren't going ahead.
New rules for D&D as Wizards of the Coast test new feats while, behind the scenes, they recruit for a diversity manager. Alternative rules to 5e's race system take the best-seller slot at DriveThruRPG's big sale too.
Last year, at the UKGE, Asmodee brought over 150 staff to talk about (and sell) over 100 different games.
It might seem like a counter initiative time to launch a conventions calendar as the lockdown and travel restrictions sweeping the globe in 2020 is causing cancellations. The thing is; gaming conventions are plucky and they’re not giving up.…