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September 28, 2018 12:00 am

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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until September 30, 2018 12:00 am

video game conference
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GDEX is a weekend celebration of games that will attract fans, students, and
developers to the Greater Columbus Convention Center on September 28th, 29th, and 30th. With over 100 games to play and dozens of talks from some of the biggest names in the industry, gamers and developers of all ages are sure to have a great time at GDEX 2018.

In addition to the expo floor, GDEX is one of the largest educational events hosted at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, with over 75 educational and STEM sessions throughout the weekend ranging from development & design workshops, business and legal sessions, social media and marketing presentations, and a lot more. Lastly, aspiring developers should be there for GDEX Dev Day, bringing in more development focused content with a partnership with Unity, the world’s most widely-used real-time 3D development platform, developers of all ages and across different platforms will walk away with a wealth of new information to put into their next project.

Along with the new Unity partnership, GDEX 2018 will be partnering with Columbus’ only gaming café, Hilliard’s Game Arena as well as the Midwest Killer Queen group to bring open play and tournaments featuring some of today’s hottest games and rising indie titles.

GDEX 2018 will also be the home of the Midwest Regional Championship Series for Killer Queen.
Featuring teams from across the region, with Columbus being the last stop in a four city event including Kansas City, Minneapolis, and Chicago. Hundreds of competitors will join for an intense weekend, crowing the Midwest’s champion while they can connect with the developers of the game coming into Columbus specially for this weekend.

Admission for GDEX starts at just $30 for an individual Sunday pass and goes up from there, with special discounts being given to Students and Veterans. Guests can also purchase passes for several special events including the GDEX Kick-Off on Friday, and the always free Saturday Dance Party. GDEX Dev Day can be purchased seperatly, or buy the All Access pass to get into everything. And this year we celebrate Family Day on Sunday with a new package for families where a family of four can attend the Sunday expo for just $80.


September 28, 2018 12:00 am
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Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 N High St
Columbus,43215United States
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