List of science fiction conventions
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science fiction conventions Science fiction conventions are gatherings of fans Fan commonly refers to: * Fan (machine) Sounds from a household fan. A fan is a powered machine A machine is a man-made device that uses power to apply forces and control movemen ...
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anime convention An anime convention is an event or gathering with a primary focus on anime is hand-drawn and computer animation " technique Computer animation is the process used for digitally generating animated images. The more general term computer ...
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comic book convention A comic book convention or comic con is an event with a primary focus on comic books and comic book culture, in which comic book Fan (person), fans gather to meet creators, experts, and each other. Commonly, comic conventions are multi-day events ...
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furry convention A furry convention (also furry con or fur con) is a formal gathering of members of the furry fandom The furry fandom is a subculture interested in anthropomorphism, anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities and characteris ...
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gaming conventions Gaming may refer to: Games and sports The act of playing game A game is a structured form of play Play most commonly refers to: * Play (activity), an activity done for enjoyment * Play (theatre), a work of drama Play may refer also to: ...
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horror convention Horror conventions are gatherings of the community of fans of various forms of Horror (emotion), horror including horror films, horror cinema, Goth subculture, goth lifestyle, and occasionally science fiction and fantasy. Historically the focus ha ...
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multigenre convention Fan convention (also known as con or fan meeting), a term that predates 1942, is an event in which fans Fan commonly refers to: * Fan (machine) A fan is a powered machine A machine is any physical system with ordered structural and fun ...
s. In the "type" column, "general" means the entire science fiction and fantasy culture; "literature", "media", etc. modify that. Horror is indicated separately. {{Fandom