Let’s Game Virtually! Why Your Gen Con Online Experience Needs The Op

The Op at Home - Gen Con

Join your fellow gamers at The Op, also known as Usaopoly, in celebrating our first ever Gen Con Online! We are proud and excited to be a part of a safer “best four days in gaming!” with one of the largest tabletop and hobby gaming conventions in the world.

Here are some ways you can have a seat at our table, in the comfort of your own home!

Announcing The Op at Home!

In addition to our Gen Con digital booth card, we have created a massive dedicated website for you to explore, shop, watch roundtable panels and see demos on all our new games! Click the button below to check out all the fun we have planned for you visit.

 

THE OP AT HOME

 

Shop The Op online!

Speaking of shopping, grabbing up the latest and greatest games should also be super easy anyway! That’s why we’re pleased to introduce our new online shop, where you have access to various games and puzzles for everyone in the family.  Even better? Free delivery to your door (US Only) with any order of $24 or more.

Hot New Releases from the Op

Check out these brand-new San Diego Comic-Con releases:

Early Release! Harry Potter™ Hogwarts™ Battle: The Charms and Potions Expansion

We are thrilled to offer a Gen Con exclusive early access to the new Charms and Potions Expansion from our award-winning Harry Potter™ Hogwarts™ Battle deckbuilding line available for purchase! The games will be available in our Op at Home for Gen Con store Thursday at 9 am until they are gone! Order yours today and have this amazing expansion in your hands before it hits retail shelves in September.

Game Demo Videos

We’re bringing the demo table to you! Some hard work to determine the best and easiest ways to virtually demonstrate games for you has paid off! With our fun one-on-one tutorials, follow along and see each and every game that we’re featuring at Gen Con Online being played in real-time. We hope you enjoy the videos as much as we did putting them together for you!

Virtual demo videos will include Telestrations: Upside Drawn, Hues and Cues, Harry Potter™: House Cup Competition, Scooby Doo: Escape from the Haunted Mansion – a Coded Chronicles game and many more! Check out the link to our library here!

 

VIDEO LIBRARY!

 

Roundtable Discussion Panels from The Op at Home

To keep bringing that convention feeling to you all at home, The Op has created a series of Roundtable Discussion Panels you’ll definitely need to catch, which will feature members of our brilliant Game Design team (and outside Game Designers as well)! This consistent schedule makes it easy to layout a plan for all four days.

Thursday, July 30th:

12PM  The Op Design Team Roundtable – The Op Design discusses their favorite games from The Op, what games they are looking forward to, and what games they are currently playing. Prepare for behind-the-scenes stories about our workplace and creative processes. Panelists: Tony Serebriany, Pat Marino, Kami Mandell, Sean Fletcher and Ross Thompson (host)

2PM Coded Chronicles Roundtable – Join the design team for Scooby-Doo: Escape from the Haunted Mansion as they share The Op’s new line of escape room games. What does it take to blend licenses with an escape room on the tabletop? Learn about Scooby-Doo, The Shining: Escape from the Overlook Hotel and a few tips and tricks on how to finish these puzzle games! Panelists: Kami Mandell, Pat Marino, Sen-Foong Lim, Jay Cormier, and Ross Thompson (host)

Friday, July 31st:

12PM Hues and Cues: Party Game Roundtable – Hear from the designer of Hues and Cues and the development team at The Op as we talk and hear about our upcoming hit party game. Panelists: Tony Serebriany, Scott Brady, Pat Marino and Ross Thompson (host)

4PM The Art of Playing Together: Co-Op Games – Learn about why cooperative games are an important of The Op and game design and how it helps tell the story on the tabletop.. Panelists: Sean Fletcher, Pat Marino, Kami Mandell and Ross Thompson (host)

Saturday, Aug 1st

12PM Telestrations Roundtable- Draw, Pass, Guess and Chat! – The Op Team discusses Telestrations—their favorite moments playing this game at conventions and what to expect from the Telestrations line! Panelists: Tony Serebriany, Pat Marino, Kami Mandell, Kane Klenko and Ross Thompson (host)

1PM Harry Potter: House Cup Competition Roundtable – Hear from the design team behind the newest Harry Potter game from The Op. Will you earn points for your house and take the prize?

4PM Gaming in the Wizarding World – Join The Op as we talk about creating games in the wizarding world of Harry Potter. From deckbuilding, dice rolling, decoding and more, get the scoop on upcoming games for witches and wizards! Panelists: Kami Mandell, Pat Marino, Nate Heiss and Ross Thompson (host)

Sunday, Aug 2nd

12PM The Op Deckbuilding Overview featuring the New Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle: Charms and Potions Expansion– Join game designer Kami Mandell as she talks deckbuilding from Harry Potter to Toy Story, and previews the a new expansion on the way, Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle: Charms and Potions Expansion. Featuring: Kami Mandell

All times in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Play Op Games Online!

It wouldn’t be Gen Con Online without a way for you to pull up a seat and join some party games! Head over to the Gen Con event system and sign up today for some of our favorites: inverted art with Telestrations: Upside Drawn, complete-the-phrase fun with Blank Slate, Coded Chronicles challenge Scooby-Doo: Escape from the Haunted Mansion, and color association game Hues and Cues!

Enter to Win Games!

The only thing that could be better than playing games at Gen Con Online is winning them, and not in the sense of besting the competition, but rather scoring GIVEAWAYS! We are giving away one (1) Giant Game Prize Pack per day, for a total of four lucky winners.

 

ENTER TODAY!

 

*Only one entry per attendee per day.*

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We can’t wait for you to get your annual gaming fix with us again this year. See you online at GenCon.com!

Be sure to follow along on social with @theopgames and share your gaming experience with us at #theopgames. We hope you have a great Gen Con Online and get to experience this great convention from the comfort of your own home!