Breaking News: Cards Against Humanity Hosting Tabletop Design Challenge at Gen Con Indy 2013

Cards Against Humanity partnering with Gen Con Indy Tabletop Deathmatch to judge unpublished tabletop game prototypes.

Cards Against Humanity co-creator Max Temkin has become an icon of independent game design success.  Now, during Gen Con Indy 2013 he’ll be joining with his Cards Against Humanity development team and a panel of industry leading designers to try and give a little back.  

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“We’ve received so much help with Cards Against Humanity from the gaming community and we’d like to pay that debt of gratitude forward.” -Max Temkin co-Creator of Cards Against Humanity

Cards Against Humanity and Gen Con are inviting independent unpublished game designers to bring their tabletop game prototype and submit it in the Gen Con Tabletop Deathmatch for a chance at an amazing bundle of prizes– not to mention the opportunity of a lifetime.

The Judges

Joining the Cards Against Humanity Team at the Gen Con tabletop design challenge will be Mike Selinker (Lone Shark Games, Wizards of the Coast, Avalon Hill), Luke Crane (The Burning Wheel, games project specialist at Kickstarter), and Shari Spiro (Founder, Ad Magic).  

The Prizes

Prizes, made possible by the teams at  Cards Against Humanity, Ad Magic, Gen Con LLC., and Maxistentialism Inc. include the following:

    • A whopping $7,500 towards production costs of a first run print of the winning game with Ad Magic. (Ad Magic has partnered with COH not only for this but from the beginning of the Cards Against story as their US based printing company.)
    • A table on the floor at Gen Con Indy 2014 (Dates not yet available)
    • Lots and Lots of feedback from an incredible team of experienced, and successful game creators and creation enablers.

Interested in entering your unpublished Tabletop game?

Gen Con Indy 2013 will be held from August 15th-18th in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Indiana Convention Center.  For more information, or to submit an entry, visit  

UPDATE: See the full press release from Cards Against Humanity here. 

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