The Long Con 8 - 2024


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Longview, Texas


Holiday Inn Longview - North, an IHG Hotel

300 Tuttle Cir, Longview, TX 75605, USA

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  (903) 663-6464

Longview TX's convention for RPGs!

Moving on up to the Holiday Inn Longview - North. Restaurant and bar onsite, with meal and drink specials for convention attendees. Rate $TBD a night (Breakfast included) https:


Welcome to The Long Con VIII!

The Long Con is your home for all things RPG. Old School/New School, it's all good. Some examples are Dungeons and Dragons (any edition), Pathfinder, Dungeon Crawl Classics (DCC), Star Wars RPG, Starfinder, HarnMaster, Gamma World, Call of Cthulhu, and on and on. We are happy for you to run any game as obscure as you like, just remember, you need to be able to find around 6 players that want to play that game.

  1. Registration is OPEN! You can't yet:
    • Submit Games

Vendors: You CAN now - Apply to vend and/or purchase a sponsorship.

  1. Game registration is not open yet.
    • Game registration opens on 1 Oct at 9 am.

A badge purchase is required to get tickets. Tickets are what get you into the game, there is no extra charge for tickets/seats in games.

If you'd like to run a game, game submission is open.

  • Game Slots:
    • Day 1/Thursday: (Doors open at 2:00PM)
      • Slot 1: 6:00PM - 10:00PM
    • Day 2/Friday:
      • Slot 1: 9:00AM - 1:00PM
      • Slot 2: 2:00PM - 6:00PM
      • Slot 3: 7:00PM - 11:00PM
    • Day 3/Saturday:
      • Slot 1: 9:00AM - 1:00PM
      • Slot 2: 2:00PM - 6:00PM
      • Slot 3: 7:00PM - 11:00PM
    • Day 4/Sunday:
      • Slot 1: 9:00AM - 1:00PM
      • 1:30: Sunday Swap Meet - Trade/sell unwanted game stuff!

"Midnight Madness" - After-hours gaming is allowed and encouraged but not scheduled. Check the posted games at the con or at the Long Con Facebook Group for more information.

Online badges cost $50 for the entire four-day weekend or $20 for a single day. Once online badge sales end, walk-up at the door weekend badges will be available for $65.


  • Holiday Inn North
  • Group Code: PENDING -- Group Name: The Long Con
  • Phone: 1-903-663-6464

Please contact us if there are any questions.

Let's get our game on!