Signaling a continued return to normalcy after Gen Con’s emergence from bankruptcy, the company has announced that Wizards of the Coast and Upper Deck will return as co-sponsors of the convention, to be held August 13-16 in Indianapolis.  Major WotC releases planned for the convention include a new Dragonlance novel by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, Dragons of the Hour Glass Mage, The Lost Chronicles Volume 3, celebrating the 25th anniversary of Dragonlance; the new 4E Monster Manual 2 and Players Handbook 2; and a limited number of Magic:  The Gathering from the Vault:  Exiled. 


Upper Deck will hold its North American Continental Championships for both the World of Warcraft TCG and the World of Warcraft Miniatures Game, as well as the debut National Championship for the Huntik TCG.