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LFG Con 2024: a new gaming trade show in Upper Franconia

LFG Con 2024: a new gaming trade show in Upper Franconia

Initiators of LFG Con 2024 in Hove with District Director Oliver Barr (CSU / left photo) and Mayor Eva Dühla (SPD / right photo) – Photo: Hove District Office

The Freiheitshalle in Hof an der Saale in Upper Franconia will be the venue for the new gaming trade fair LFG Con to debut on May 4.

“Hove Area Gaming and Nerd Culture Event” – This is how the organizers of LFG Con 2024 are announced on 4 May 2024 in Hove (10am-6pm). The organizer is supported by numerous volunteers, the Hanns Seidel Foundation of CSU and the city of Hove.

LFG stands for LFG toooking For gIn gamer parlance, roup means a player looking for teammates, connections, and support in role-playing or action games. It is precisely this basic idea that provides the logo for LFG Con, which is aimed at gamers, nerds, cosplayers, and like-minded people. In the layout: gaming stations, a retro corner, workshops, an independent developer zone, e-sports tournaments, a theater program and much more.

Early bird tickets are still available Until Saturday (April 13) available for €5 – as of Sunday (April 14) tickets cost €8. Cosplayer and participant league of legendsTournaments are allowed to enter the hall for free. You can find more information about LFG Con 2024 On the official website.

Area Manager Oliver Barr (CSU): “We want to attract gaming enthusiasts from the region and beyond as well, bring them together and build a network. We also do this knowing that gaming is a very big economic factor that is constantly growing. Of course, this event is also of great importance from a youth work perspective, because we also want to use Trade fair to highlight topics related to healthy gaming.

Johannes Worm, district youth worker in the Hof district: “As community youth workers, we see that many young people play games, but often at home and everyone for themselves. Our goal from a pedagogical point of view is to bring children out of the symbolic vault, get them into social groups, and form networks so that children and youth can To find new friends.

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