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NEWS: Gen Con Reports

Gen Con Reports 08/09/2006 -- Interested in what's taking place at this year's Gen Con? Can't make it there yourself? No worries! Several reporters, chosen from within the Wizards of the Coast community, have gladly agreed to supply their insights and words, blogging each day on the D&D message boards. (More)