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FiveShards’ Gen Con Surprise

Howdy, Hexers!

The FiveShards crew has been hard at work bringing you the best Hex content outside of the game client but we are also working on a super-secret project! Several FiveShards contributors will be at Gen Con this year and we want to make our first convention special. We can’t wait to see faces, shake hands with each other, and meet the fantastically supportive community of Hex which this super-secret project is to help celebrate. I present to you, The FiveShards Button!

We will be giving these away at Gen Con to fans but that’s not all: for all the collectors out there we have a total of fifteen limited edition button designs inspired by the FiveShards crew!

Would you like to see all of the other designs? From now until Gen Con, members of the FiveShards crew will be revealing their own buttons. It could be on one of their articles, in a reddit post, or on their stream. We want to make sure everyone knows what to look for while they are at Gen Con, so we also have a button tracking page along the top bar of the site to collect these revealed designs. How else will you be prepared to enter the contest to win an AA Cerulean Mirror Knight?

That’s right! The Contest! We think the buttons are super snazzy but we also know our community loves a chance at in-game goodies. So for all the lucky folks able to make it to Gen Con, you have an opportunity to track down each FiveShards member attending convention to snag four random buttons. When you’ve managed to trade and collect all 15 buttons, tweet a photo of your collection and include #5shardswag in the body of the tweet for a chance to win an AA Cerulean Mirror Knight and a bunch of other prizes

Speaking of Tweets, we want to include those who can’t attend Gen Con in the fun. During Gen Con you can do any of the following:

  • Comment on a FiveShards article
  • Tweet #5ShardsSwag to @FiveShards
  • Retweet any FiveShards contributor with #5ShardsSwag

…We will take all that activity and turn it into a pile of entries and pull 4 lucky winners to receive Cloud King Sleeve Codes!

This year’s Gen Con is going to be a huge party and we want to share the fun with you as possible! Everyone at FiveShards wants to thank you for all the support you have given us by reading/sharing the articles, participating in the Shard Cups and proving every day that Hex has the best community in gaming. Remember to keep an eye on all of our FiveShards contributors and the Buttons page up top to see all of the designs. We can’t wait to see you all at Gen Con!

Mokog can often be found streaming limited and constructed play on Twitch. Known for his Hexonomics videos Mokog helps new and experienced players make the most of their Hex investments. Find him on twitter as @HexHunterMokog, on Twitch at, or on YouTube

10 Comments on FiveShards’ Gen Con Surprise

  1. I want me a pair of Cloud King sleeves so bad! Thanks for doing this guys

  2. You guys are awesome. Go for Sleeves!

  3. I just want/need only 1 Cloud King sleeves 😉 . I wish I could go to this events, but coming from Spain to the event it’s a little complicated, but sometime I’ll do it.

  4. Would love me some of them sleeves! Hope you have a great Gen Con

  5. Will there be any buttons that depict some of the Five Shard Team’s flockdraw entries from the other night??

    • Not this time around, sadly. But that’s an interesting idea. =)

    • That’s a pretty good idea for a “season 2” of the buttons isn’t it? The art many of the contributors commissioned for the buttons is pretty good but it’d be pretty funny to see some of us be forced to make our own..

  6. Here’s hoping I win some sleeves. Thanks for always creating such great content for the community. Fiveshards Hype!!!

  7. Amazing chance for everyone who cann’t attend Gencon. Also neat stuff for those, who can. Pure awesomness, as always! #FiveShardsDoingItRight

  8. I hope you’re ready to be hounded and bugged for those buttons!

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