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Discover fresh games, meet new friends, and cosplay as your favorite character at the 3rd annual Gamer’s Universe gaming convention.

Gamer’s Universe is an event for all ages and flavors of gamers and is created by the Chicago Teen Gamer’s Guild (CTGG), a group of Chicago teens creating inclusive gaming experiences across the city.

What to expect:

  • Mario Kart 8 and Mortal Kombat 1 tournament (with prizes for the winners)
  • Splatoon meet-up hosted by SquidWest
  • Cosplay competition (with prizes for the winners)
  • Artist Alley featuring local Chicago artists
  • The debut of seven original experiential games created by the CTGG
  • Board game lounge highlighting the Chicago tabletop community
  • Tabletop role-playing games throughout the day hosted by Rough Magic
  • Kid-friendly gaming activities in Thomas Hughes Children’s Library
  • Karaoke, trivia, and video games will be available throughout the day
  • Hands-on workshops, panels, and more!

View the convention schedule, cosplay guidelines, and more at


Need sign language interpretation or other accessibility assistance for this event?

Please call (312) 747-8184 or email to request accommodations. Requests must be made at least 14 business days before the event.


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