Welcome to 8D6!

April 24th - 26th, 2020

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What is 8D6?

8D6 is San Diego’s Newest Gaming Convention!  We have been working our hordes of goblins tirelessly to bring a gaming event to the San Diego Gaming Community.  Transforming Bing Crosby Hall at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, into an exploration and celebration of all things gaming! 

We are focused on bringing a true gaming convention experience to the San Diego community, with a focus on our Eight Disciplines of Gaming.

  1. PC Games
  2. Console Games
  3. VR/AR/MR Games
  4. Board Games
  5. Card Games
  6. Role Playing Games
  7. Miniatures Games
  8. Arts and Education of Games

Our goal is to provide gamers with experiences across all the major genres, from science fiction and fantasy to horror and mystery.  8D6 provides: game demos, tournaments, activities, structured/unstructured narrative play, free play areas, as well as workshops across each of our Eight Disciplines and any genre when can find! 

8D6 2020 Just around the Corner!

Join us at the Del Mar Fairgrounds April 24th – 26th, for 48 hours of Continuous Gaming Action!

Located in Bing Crosby Hall, 8D6 is held in partnership with the Kids Expo.  Open to all ages from 9:00 to 5:00 come experience the past, present, and future of gaming.

After 5:00pm 8D6 becomes and 18+ Experience(+14 Plus with a Parent or Legal Guardian).  The 8D6 Gamer Pass, includes After Hours and Gaming access.  BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer) Passes are needed to access the BYOC Area.

8D6’s Hours

Friday: 6pm – 12am
Saturday: 12am – 12am
Sunday: 12am – 6pm

Video Game Quarter

  • Console Gaming

Here you can enjoy titles on the Playstation, Nintendo and XBox Platforms

  • PC Gaming 

PC Gaming at its finest!  Come see what titles we have available to all our keyboard and mouse warriors!

  • Bring Your Own Computer (BYOC)

Join in 8D6s BYOC Arena!  Bring out your PC for some classic LAN Party goodness!  Details on BYOC passes and BYOC area will be released as the Arena is finalized!

  • Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality / Mixed Reality

Interested in taking VR for a test drive?  See what we have in store! 

  • Classic Arcade

8D6 has an array of Classic Arcade titles!  

Table Top Quarter

  • Board Games

Check out the titles from our Board Game Library, or participate in some of the awesome demos and gaming challenges hosted by our Board Games Team

  • Trading Card Games

Tournament and Demo Schedule Comings Soon!

  •  UnPub Games

Check out Alpha and Beta design by local game developers, writers and designers!  UnPun Supports most Tabletop gaming formats including: Trading Card Games, Role Playing Games and Miniatures Gaming.  

Role Playing Quarter

8D6 has plenty of space for both Organized and Disorganized Role Playing sessions and demos! 

Game Systems, Demo and Schedule Details Coming Soon!

Miniatures Quarter

8D6 has plenty of space for: Historical, Modern, Post Apocalyptic, Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy and Fantasy Sports miniatures gaming!

Information on Games, Tournaments and Demos Coming Soon!

How to Keep Up to Date

Join our growing Facebook Page to keep up to date: SD8D6
Facebook Event Details: Coming Soon!

Just like talking about Games?  Join us our growing Facebook Community: 8D6 Gamers
Or Find us on Discord: 8D6

8D6 aims to bring Gamers, Geeks, Designers, Developers, Artists, and Educators together to celebrate all things gaming!

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