African Boardgame Convention - ABCon

AB Con  (African Boardgame Convention) is the first tabletop-game convention in West/Africa. It features traditional pen-and-paper, board, and card games, including role-playing games, live action role-playing games, and strategy games. AB Con also features Book exchange, spoken words and music enticing gamers and lovers of the art with African contents. Attendees engage in a variety of tournament and interactive game sessions. 

AB Con was birthed in 2015 as a small boardgame playing activities in Lagos by Kenechukwu Ogbuagu KC who later involved Zainab Haruna to plan a more structured convention in Abuja, Nigeria and renamed Africa Boardgame Convention (ABCon) Abuja Edition. The convention is a gathering of boardgame lovers, book lovers, game designers, illustrators, prototype testers, lobbyist, comic cartoonist and storytellers.

In August 2016, the convention holds in Abuja and involves indigenous African boardgames with African Contents created by Kenenchulwu Ogbuagu KC who is the Creative Director and founder of KayCee Games. He believes that boardgames can be used to tell stories - the African stories - amongst many vital lessons from boardgames.

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