I've been to 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015 and hoping for this year.
Will be my 11th trip to the show!
'03, '04, '05, '06, '07, '08, '09, '11, '12, '13, '14, '15, looks like this year will be lucky #13!
I think this will be my 9th or 10th. My 3rd in a row.
How many Gencon's?
Really, there's just the one in Indianapolis now...
This will be #15
This is my 12th consecutive year.
29, 1988 on
I do miss the MACCA years.
Miss the Safe House a lot :( yep, but Milwaukee just was not as gamer friendly as Indy has been.
11 consecutive years.
This will be GENCON number 6 for me.
2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and now 2016.
Finances and the later dates made 2013 a pain. Those later dates are going to make next year almost impossible to get to as well as they run smack into the new school year starting.
I also realize that my dates pretty much coincide with the huge influx of people into the con. Sorry about that. (But not that sorry)
This year will be my 6th in a row, from 2011 on.
I went back in I believe '05 or '06. This is my first time back since where I actually am an adult and can afford to really enjoy the con like I want.
For me, about 17. I went to my first in 1982 and then through 1987, skipped several in the 90s also due work or other things getting in the way, but made several and then every Indy con except the 1st there.
Iirc, have only skipped two GenCon's since 2002: 2008 and 2014. So that puts me at 12.
This year marks my 10th consecutive! Through fire and rain, I have made GenCon one of the highlights of my year!
This is my 5th year of the Gen Con Experience and so on.
This year will be my 31st Gencon (all consecutive).
I'm glad to see this thread. I had wondered about this question. I had figured there were people who had attended more times than me (gamers can be a dedicated lot), but the number cannot be too tremendously high. The first Gencon I attended was 1986 where an estimated 5000 people attended. The pool of people who could have attended more than me is that number, at most.
I think the highest number I saw mentioned in this thread was 39, which means that this person would have attended Gencon XI in 1978 where 2000 were in attendance. So, at absolute most, 2000 people are available to break that "record", but of course few will have attended every one since (and many are no longer even with us).
This assumes that the count includes only the traditional Gencon (Indy, Milwaukee, Parkside, etc.). If your count includes other Gencons (SoCal, UK, etc) it will be possible to get to higher numbers.