Gen Con 2016 Auction Report

Here's some quick statistics :

Number of Items in the Auction 10,269
Number of Items Sold 8,258
Value of Items Sold $151,744
Number of Items Auctioned (non-Consignment Store) 3,104
Number of Items Sold from the Consignment Store 5,154
Percent items Registered in the last week 60%
Amount Raised for Charity (The Pour House)
$17,635

This was the first year we did away with on-site registrations.  Overall the result and reception was positive.  Unfortunately there were a few attendees who didn't get notified and were disappointed that they couldn't register their games on-site as they had done in the past.  For those curious as to why we did away with the on-site registration, here are some of the advantages we realized:

1) Faster setup for us on Wednesday (no need to setup 4+ extra computers and printer)

2) Faster drop-off for sellers (since we had everything setup and ready to roll, and we didn't have to spare anyone to help those entering items) !

3) Less congestion in the room of people waiting with stacks of games to get to the on-site computers.

I think that all the sellers who pre-registered would agree that check-in went VERY smoothly this year.


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Graph: Number of Items Sold by Hour

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Graph: The procrastination factor. Number of items registered by day.

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Here's a down-loadable spreadsheet of every item in the auction. Make sure to save with an extension of XLS.