Gaming

Welcome to the information page for gaming at FanimeCon!

We offer three exciting gaming venues: the 24-hour Gaming Hall, the 18+ Late Night Game Room, and “Campaign” style tabletop RPG games!

For event and tournament information, please check our department links below for the listing, schedule, and details!

Web page links to each department of gaming
Arcade(Now Free to Play!)
eGaming (Console/PC Gaming)
Tabletop (“Campaign” games, 18+ room, and Gaming Hall events)

Follow us on the FanimeCon Gaming social media outlets:
Facebook – www.facebook.com/FanimeConGaming
Twitter – @FanimeConGaming
Twitch- www.twitch.tv/FanimeCon

*Please see the eGaming page for additional details and channels for Twitch streaming content!

Gaming Hall/ SJCC Hall 3 Area Rules

These rules apply to all areas of the Gaming Hall. Specific areas may have additional rules to be followed for those areas.

Please follow the FanimeCon Code of Conduct at all times. FanimeCon staff reserve the right to modify these guidelines at any time in the interest of safety or venue requirements and requests:

  • DO NOT tamper with or move any of the equipment or the tables/chairs. Please inform a Gaming Hall staffer in the respective areas if there is a malfunction or non-optimal gameplay on any of the equipment. DO NOT attempt to fix it yourself.
  • In the event the Gaming Hall/Hall 3 reaches location capacity and we need to regulate access, please cooperate with our staff and rovers.
  • Events and tournaments are free of charge. Sign-ups and information are located at the eGaming or Tabletop main desks. Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to any tournament for check in!
  • Gaming Hall staff reserve the right to ask attendees to leave the Gaming Hall due to safety concerns and/or potential Code of Conduct violations. This rule extends to our events and tournaments.
  • The Gaming Hall is a harassment-free zone. If you feel unsafe or need to report a problem, please flag down any FanimeCon staff and they will assist you.

Sponsors and Equipment Providers

We would like to offer our thanks to all of our sponsors and equipment providers in the various areas of the gaming hall.

Equipment Providers

Game Saru is providing all of our Free Play arcade machines this year.
Showdown eSports is providing us with some gaming laptops and a lot of consoles this year, in addition to personnel to curate a livestream for several console tournaments.

Sponsors

Gigabyte – 12 gaming PC towers.
Microsoft Stores of Palo Alto and Santa Clara – 12 gaming laptops for League of Legends and Overwatch tournament use.
Patriot Viper Gaming – Input devices for gaming PC’s (Keyboards, mice, headphones).
Level 99 – Sponsoring the Prototype Section of Tabletop gaming, providing demos for attendees, and full games to give away.
The San Francisco Shock – In partnership with NRG eSports, a member of Blizzard’s Overwatch League Team “San Francisco Shock” will be attending, meeting with attendees, and handing out free swag.