Gen Con Tops 49,000

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Gen Con 2013 had 49,058 unique attendees and turnstile attendance of 159,364, the organizers announced today.  The number of unique attendees was up around 20% from last year’s 41,000+.  The show has grown over 75% over the last five years.  The show was teed up for a big year, with record exhibit space and pre-registrations.

Attendance at Gen Con Trade Day doubled, Gen Con organizers said.  Last year’s Trade Day attracted 232 attendees.

Show organizers also reported that Mayfair was successful at setting a new world record for the "Most People Playing Settlers of Catan Simultaneously with 922 players.

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