It was bound to happen that only a few hours after the news of Speil Essen being cancelled broke that the biggest games on in North America would follow suit. #stayinsavelives #stayhomestaysafe,
Taking to Twitter this is what the organisers had to say.
This is the first time in over fifty years that the convention in its current home of Indianpolis has been cancelled and during the current circumstances, it is a wise move from the organisers to keep the public and traders safe during this difficult time.
Peter Adkinson GenCon CEO and gaming legend also took to Twitter with the following.
Hopefully next year GenCon will be back bigger than ever and having just renewed their contract with the city of Indianapolis for the next two years it looks very likely.