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Dragon Con 2013: A guide to the MMO track

Shawn Schuster

This year marks the 27th year of the Dragon Con fan convention, and since it's the largest gathering of its type in the world, we know quite a few of you will be attending this year. So we're rounding up some important info on the conference and its MMORPG track to help you make the most of your experience. Let's go!

What is Dragon Con?

According to its own description, Dragon Con is the "largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe!" Last year saw 52,000 fans attend 3,500 hours of non-stop programming, concerts, costume contests, a parade, and more. This year, the convention will play host to such sci-fi and fantasy stars as William Shatner, George Takei, Billy Dee Williams, Lou Ferrigno, Lucy Lawless, Lee Majors, Malcolm McDowell, and many many more.

Where is Dragon Con?

It's held in Atlanta, Georgia, each year, spreading the panels and events among five major hotels within the heart of downtown Atlanta.

What's to see for an MMO fan?

The entire MMORPG track is geared toward MMO-heads; there are fan gatherings, insider panels, films, and even a trivia contest. Highlights include:

Be sure to check out the Dragon Con mobile app for the latest times and locations for these (and many more!) MMO-related events. Also be sure to look for our coverage during the show, including interviews and a gallery of those infamous Dragon Con costumes.

Dragon Con 2013 is more MMOsy than ever! Massively's in Atlanta, Georgia, from August 30th to September 2nd this year to report back on Guild Wars 2, EverQuest Next, Star Citizen and all the other MMOs at the con. Heck, we're even hosting a panel. So check back as we post up the highlights gamer-flavored geeks crave!

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