Daily Horoscopes

Translate

Google+ Followers

Thursday, April 18, 2013

http://digitalorc.blogspot.com/ Analyzing Gencon 2012

Analyzing Gencon 2012

The top twenty role-playing games comprise nearly 60% of the total role-playing games available.  Note:  These figures do not account for the many possible events (including those in the dealer's room) that Wizards of the Coast and Paizo may reserve just for D&D and Pathfinder, respectively.

Recognizing that Gencon is one of, if not the, largest role-playing gaming conventions in the world, it provides a unique opportunity for analysis.

Below are a few figures I put together after sifting through a few search sessions on the Gencon website.  Please note that these numbers may have a large sample error for several reasons. 

Here are some of the numbers in spreadsheet form if that's your thing.

Notable
  • "Role-Playing Games" comprise 1,716 of the 7,193 different Gencon events (24%).
  • "Boardgames" comprise 1,835 of the 7,193 different Gencon events (26%).
  • "Pathfinder" results were by far the largest at 321, nearly 19% of the total amount of Gencon RPG events.
  • "Dungeons & Dragons" resulted in less than six percent of all roleplaying games (99/1716)!

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for share this post I also share with you something hope you like my post. Before committing to a trade exhibition or any event in fact, have you ever asked the question ‘Why are we doing this?’ It’s essential to understand why you’re attending any event as your objectives will guide you on how best to maximise resources. Are you exhibiting to promote, network, increase leads, build relationships, educate, sell, celebrate, etc.? ’We always attend this show’ isn’t a good enough reason! Tell the staff the reason why your company is exhibiting too and make sure they’re geared up to help your organisation achieve its aims. Thanks
    Event Services Tampa

    ReplyDelete