& Answers.

When does PDXCON open and close?

Saturday May 19th
Main stage open from: 09 a.m.
Pre-show: 10 a.m.
Press conference: 11.00 a.m.
Full access to convention site: 12 p.m.
Doors close: 2 a.m.

Sunday May 20th
Convention open from: 9 a.m.
On stage content from: 10.00 a.m.
Doors close: 7.00 p.m.
After party from: 7.00 p.m.

For a more detailed agenda please go to the agenda page.

What is the address to the venue?

PDXCON is held at Nacka Strand Factory in Stockholm. You can find the address and more information about the venue here

Where can I book my accommodation for PDXCON?

On you can book your accommodation with 15% discount. This discount is valid for the following hotels: Scandic Malmen (PDXCON Hub), Scandic Klara, Scandic No.53 and Scandic Sjöfartshotellet. Read more under “Accomodation” on our site. Use code: 1motion

Do you have recommendations on youth hostels in Stockholm city?

Yes! Stockholm has plenty of great hostels for your visit. Take a look at some of them here:

Can I buy food at the event?

Yes, we will have a food court at the venue where you can buy lunch, dinner and snacks during the convention.

Can I bring my own food to PDXCON?

There will be a food court where you can eat your lunch box, but no fridge is available and a limited amount of microwaves. If you will bring you own food, we recommend sandwiches :)

Where can I turn to with questions about PDXCON?

Please refer questions to There we’ll answer all your practical event-related questions.

Is there an age limit?

PDXCON 2018 is open for everyone but some of the games, tournaments etc. might not be suitable for all ages. Alcohol will be served at the Party at Saturday between 6 p.m. – midnight, minimum 18 years of age and valid ID required for service.

Is it ok to bring my own board game to the board game room?


My ticket has not arrived, what can I do?

The ticket is sent by email with your confirmation. If the ticket does not arrive, please contact the PDXCON Team at We will also have an information booth in the lobby. Everyone who has bought a valid ticket to PDXCON will get in. Make sure to bring your ticket with you, either digitally or printed out.

I don’t have a printer, can I show my ticket on my phone/tablet?

Sure! That’s fine!

Do you offer refunds on tickets?

Yes, we have a 2 week refund policy. If you want to refund your ticket please contact us at

Can I buy tickets on site?

Yes! You can buy Event Passes and Day Passes at the Main Entrance at PDXCON if we’re not sold out (info on webpage). We accept VISA and Mastercard.

Can I buy tickets for just one of the event days?

No. There are no Day Passes available for PDXCON. Your event pass is valid for the whole convention.

When do I get access to my in-game gift pack?

Access codes will be included in your goodiebag that you will get at the convention.

When do I get access to my forum icon?

Access codes will be included in your goodiebag that you will get at the convention.

Where can I collect my pin?

You will pick up your pin/pins at the Merch Store on-site at PDXCON. Just show your ticket with your name - we’ll be expecting you!

I want to take the free transfer, where do I go?

Read about the shuttle service here

King tickets

Can I choose which title I want to play during the exclusive King LAN at Friday?

When you buy the ticket you are asked to choose which game you wish to play during the LAN and you will be placed with devs, designers and Paradox team members from that game. We do our best to accommodate everyone's choices, we will notify you 2 weeks prior to the event which game you will join.

Will there be food at the LAN?

Yes, lunch is included in the ticket.

The King tickets are sold out - will there be more?

Unfortunately not, there is only a limited amount available and once they are out they are out.

Emperor tickets

I have bought an Emperor ticket, when do I get my character in CKII?

This is an activity that will take place during the Friday morning workshops. It will be implemented in the next patch.

What type of character is going to be available for our own characters in Crusader Kings 2?

Landless Courtier

Will we be able to choose traits/looks/location or is completely random?

Yes to all except when the character should exist. To not bloat the courts of rulers in the three most popular start dates (769, 867 and 1066) we reserve the right to pick any other bookmark for the character to reside in.

The Ruler Designer will be used in the creation of the character.

The Emperor tickets are sold out - will there be more?

Unfortunately not, there is only a limited amount available and once they are out they are out.