Ticket Information

RECON is available to everyone with an internet connection, with ticket prices as low as FREE.
Check out the optional Play Pass and full day Virtual Escape Jam to extend your RECON experience even further.

RECON Basic - FREE to $50

As businesses reopen this year, we understand that many creators may not have the time or finances to commit to the full RECON experience. We’re making the RECON Basic ticket widely accessible ($0 required!) so that everyone can experience the curated lineup of featured talks produced for RECON ‘21 Global and the digital Exhibit Hall. The suggested ticket price is $30.

RECON Basic Access includes:

  • Featured talks streamed at RECON
  • Live Q&As with the speakers following the featured talks
  • Access to the RECON Discord (digital venue)
  • Exhibit Hall access including the “Friends of RECON” value book & scheduled product demos
  • New! Happy hour in the RECON Discord video/voice chat “bars”
  • New! Access to event guides with recommended content for different interests
  • New! Optional pre-event introduction to navigating RECON ‘21

RECON Pro - $100

RECON Pro is designed for industry professionals and anyone considering work in immersive games. This is your opportunity to be an active part of RECON and grow your network of ideas, skills, and people. You get a hands-on RECON experience including deeper conversations, broader networking, and more opportunities to unpack a range of topics. Plus, expand your skills in an interactive workshop. Limited Availability!

RECON Pro Access includes:

  • All RECON Basic access is included
  • Facilitated Discussions in Discord: Explore key issues from selected featured talks in a small group video chat with a facilitator and a small group of peers
  • AMAs (Ask Me Anything) with select speakers and special guests in Discord
  • Birds of Feather: Exchange ideas in scheduled interest group conversations on topics that aren’t directly connected to the featured talks
  • Includes 1 Workshop – an active learning session for a small group (runs about 2 hours)

Workshop Options

Each workshop will run twice, once on Sunday and once on Monday. Each day’s content is the same.

At checkout, you will select 1 workshop session from the following options:

  • Let’s Make the World’s Worst Escape Room with Charlie Bond & James Hamer-Morton of Deadlocked Escape Rooms
  • Up Your Storytelling Game with Manda Whitney of The Room Escape Divas
  • Mundane to Cool: Creative Puzzle Design with Bizzaro, Krystal, and Greg of The Test Subjects
  • Create a Company Culture of Magical Moments with Emily Zini & Brian Mandel of The Escape Game

Learn more about these workshops.

Be sure to select your preferred workshop day when purchasing your RECON Pro ticket:

  • Day 1 of RECON – Sunday, August 22
  • Day 2 of RECON – Monday, August 23

RECON VIP - $500

The VIP ticket gives you a curated RECON experience. We’ll create your custom RECON schedule tailored to your interests, experience, and goals. You’re getting your perfect RECON, crafted by the team that produces the event.

If you find planning to be complicated, paralyzing, or just boring, let us serve RECON to you as an all-you-can-eat buffet where we tell you which dishes you’ll like best. You’re freed to focus on the content of the featured talks, conversations, workshops, and games, without the distraction of where to be when. You’ll have guaranteed access to the experiences you’ll get the most out of. Limited Availability!

RECON VIP Access includes:

  • All RECON Basic access is also included
  • All RECON Pro access is also included
  • All RECON Play Pass access is also included
  • Your personalized schedule for RECON
  • Cut the line: guaranteed access to any limited capacity events on your schedule
  • Dedicated RECON team ambassador
  • RECON swag gift
  • Special access: a conversation with REA

Don't forget your Play Pass!

If you’re an avid puzzler, escape room player, or general game enthusiast, the RECON Play Pass is designed specifically for you!

In addition to the RECON ARG (open to all attendees), the Play Pass offers exclusive access to three limited run games from top creators at Trapped Puzzle Rooms (of Minneapolis), Deadlocked Escape Rooms (of London), and Club Drosselmeyer’s Green Door Labs (of Boston).

Other Play Pass benefits include:

  • More games from other talented creators
  • 1 large-group game during RECON
  • First opportunities to play brand new games
  • Access to Games Hall channels in the RECON Discord for joining teams and discussing games

The RECON Play Pass if offered as an option when buying a Basic or Pro ticket, and is already a part of every VIP ticket. Look for it in the checkout process, after you’ve selected a Basic or Pro ticket.

If you already claimed your Basic or Pro ticket, you can still get the add-on separately.