What's in your bag?
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Posted by ytuni

I carry a small backpack purse and make sure to bring a few "just in case" and essential items for the day.

My list includes:


  1. Badge & Event Tickets
  2. Hand sanitizer/wet wipes
  3. Small game
  4. Pain Meds
  5. Pen/pencil
  6. Portable charger 
  7. Cash
  8. Reusable bag
  9. Snacks
  10. Refillable Water bottle
  11. Hair ties/small brush

What items do you make sure to bring with you for the day?

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Posted by skilletaudio

Protein bars, water bottle, ibuprofen, pens and dice. Everything else just slows me down ;)

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Posted by rhone1

Rubber chicken, barrel full of monkeys, yard gnome.

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Posted by skilletaudio rhone1

rhone1 wrote:
Rubber chicken, barrel full of monkeys, yard gnome.
"I dont know what you've got planned for tonight, but count me out."

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Posted by brooks skilletaudio

skilletaudio wrote:
rhone1 wrote:
Rubber chicken, barrel full of monkeys, yard gnome.
"I dont know what you've got planned for tonight, but count me out."

"What are we going to do tonight Brain? The same thing we do every night Pinky, try to take over the world."

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Posted by steffles

Lunch, snacks, hand sanitizer, phone charger, water bottle, pens, tissues, sweater/sweat shirt.

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Posted by funny-shaped dice


  • Protein bars
  • Refillable Water Bottle
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Portable Rechargeable Battery
  • Phone Charging Cables
  • Hoodie / Sweat Shirt
  • Kindle or iPad
  • Dice
  • Pencils
  • Erasers
  • Clipboard
  • Notebook / Journal

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Posted by daleeburg


  • Snacks to stretch and move meals (jerky and fruit leathers)
  • Water bottle and Gatorade powder packets (water gets boring)
  • Hand sanitizer 
  • Writing utensils
  • Dice.
  • The coupon book.
  • the Gencon Program
  • Sunglasses for going outside to eat
  • Battery Charger and cables
  • Mini OTC pharmacy  (allergy, pain, migraine, Aleve, lactaid, couple others)

On Thursday I will pack a fabric bag to help carry more games. If I am playing an RPG I will throw my tablet in with all my characters on it. 

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Posted by ironyman

Granola/protein bars, ibuprofen, wallet, charger, hand sanitizer!!!

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Posted by qwaserity

Water bottle.
Water flavorer.
M&Ms.
Salted almonds.
Portable phone charger.
Cables for my phone.
Cables for YOUR phone.
Mini pharmacy.

Other places:
I keep $40 hidden in my phone case, even when not at cons.
Today's event tickets in my badge holder.
Spare camera in my pocket. (I can drain my phone battery my taking pictures.)
 

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Posted by aldctjoc rhone1

rhone1 wrote:Rubber chicken, barrel full of monkeys, yard gnome.

That beats my William Shatner singing head by a large margin. :(

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Posted by toddwo

See Maj. Kong's survival kit checklist in Dr. Strangelove.

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Posted by ascantla

water, mouthwash, pain killers, portable batteries for phones, walkie talkies, and whatever my wife doesn't want to carry but brought from the car anyway even though we make regular trips back with the Gate10 shuttle now.

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Posted by tomorrow1969

Mine is a little different. I run at least one game a day. 

Folder of character sheets, my dice, extra dice for other players, figures, maps, iPad, iPhone, chargers for both, extension cord with multiple outlets 

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Posted by buffythecatslayer

toddwo wrote:
See Maj. Kong's survival kit checklist in Dr. Strangelove.
I'm not sure Nylons would be that useful as currency these days ;-)

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Posted by lilyjade

My badge and tickets are in my badge holder.

In my bag (not sure what I will carry as of yet):
Meds
Pens/pencils
Dice
Notebook
Food (depends on the day's plans but something for breakfast and snacks for sure)
Refillable water bottle
Phone with charger and extra battery
Hand sanatizer
Small deoderant
Program Book
Coupon Book
Sunglasses

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Posted by ytuni

Thank you for your input! I'll be adding a small deodorant, trail mix as my snack and sunglasses to my list! Though I think I'll leave the rubber chicken at home. :-)

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Posted by theonetruemango

Always bring Imodium. You won't usually need it, but you will be happy that you did when you do.

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Posted by jishosan

iPad
Dice (Lots Of Dice)
Chargers
The Pharmacy (advil, imodium, gasx, cough drops, tissues)
Writing Implements
Moleskin notebook (with custom leather cover)
Panasonic G7 and accessories.
A couple card games, like Bohnanza or Fluxx. This is especially nice during Wednesday badge pickup, when I'm waiting two hours in line.

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Posted by cerealkiller195


  1. Paper, pens and pencils
  2. Dice Bag with various types of dice
  3. Water
  4. Fruit from the hotel breakfast buffet
  5. Pepto Bismol/Immodium AD (just in case)
  6. Portable Charger/Back Up Battery

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