Virtual Ropecon

Ropecon 2020 to be held online!

Although the original event planned to be held at the Messukeskus Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre in July had to be canceled due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the limitations placed on public events by the Finnish government, do not fear: there is still a chance to experience some of that Ropecon magic in 2020! Instead of a physical convention, Ropecon will be held online on the original convention weekend as the first ever Virtual Ropecon! Join us and experience the exciting atmosphere of a virtual Ropecon – whether you are a more experienced attendee or someone who was planning to attend Ropecon for the first time this year!


Virtual Ropecon is held online on the original convention weekend from 24th to 26th of July 2020. Online programme begins with the opening ceremony on Friday at 5pm and ends on Sunday with the ending ceremony at 5pm.


There are many online platforms and apps used at Virtual Ropecon, such as Discord, YouTube, BoardGameArena and Twitch. More information on the online platforms used at Virtual Ropecon, their rules and how to join is available here.

Who is it for?

Virtual Ropecon is for everyone interested in role-playing games and non-digital games. People of all ages, experience levels and backgrounds are welcome at Virtual Ropecon.

What can I do at Virtual Ropecon?

There is a variety of online programme available at Virtual Ropecon from scheduled programme items, such as online presentations and shows, to more spontaneous and continuous programme, such as game programme and online tournaments throughout the convention weekend. For more information on Virtual Ropecon’s online programme, please visit here.

How can I participate?

There are many ways to participate in the online programme featured at Virtual Ropecon. For example, you can watch online presentations and shows together with other people and comment on them via live chat, participate in online discussions on various role-playing game related topics, try out virtual tabletop gaming and role-playing games, or take part in online board game tournaments. for more information in the online programme featured at Virtual Ropecon and how to participate in it, please visit the Online Programme and Game Programme pages on our website as well as Ropecon’s Online Programme Guide. You can also reach out to us via email at ohjelma@ropecon.fi

Do I need to purchase a ticket for Virtual Ropecon?

No ticket is needed to access Virtual Ropecon. Virtual Ropecon is a free-of-charge online event that is open for everyone.


Please do not hesitate to contact us!