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Games are one of many convention activities.
They are usually light-hearted and involve nominal, if any prizes. Some games are fandom specific and created just for the occasion such as "Cockroach Races" at SHareCon. Others games use existing models, such as "Pin the Tail" on [insert character name] or "Jeopardy" using fandom material. Many games are an opportunity to test fans' knowledge of show-related trivia, both canon and fanon.
Convention games are different things than the activity in which fans game at conventions as a planned, or spontaneous, activity. See Gaming at Conventions.
Examples of Convention Games
- The Brian Burgess Pork Pie Race
- Fandom Cards Against Humanity
- Just a Minute
- Mouse Downs, $20,000 Torino, and Cockroach Races (played at SHareCon)
- Pin the Tail
- Pub quiz/Trivial Pursuit
- Slash Pictionary
- Small Fandom Speed Dating (played at Con.Txt 2012)
- What's My Line