Family Room – located  in Ballroom 2

This is the place to be for good, quality family fun! The Origins Family Room is perfect for parents who want to enjoy gaming time with their children. Come learn to play numerous tabletop and card games that are fun for all ages. Games are provided by Pokémon, Breaking Games, and Origins, and are free for all to enjoy.

Featured in the Family Room are electronic video games provided by Final Boss Gaming at a rate of two generics per hour or you may purchase an Electronic Game Room ribbon for unlimited play. The electronic game room has a wide variety of your favorite arcade and console games.

Have your family game night right here at Origins!

The Family Room will be open from

Wednesday 1pm-9pm

Thursday-Saturday 9am-9pm

Sunday 9am-4pm


*A badge or wristband will be required to enter the Family Room. The Family Room is not supervised childcare. Please use good judgement when leaving children unsupervised. *

CritterCare – located in C220

Register your children with CritterCare for kid-friendly fun!

Brought to you by KiddieCorp, CritterCare is Origins’ new and improved childcare room. Children ages 5-12 are welcome to participate in tabletops, card games, and crafts at CritterCare. Books and toys are also available, provided by KiddieCorp. For children who would like to play games with their parents, check out the Family Room in Ballroom 2.

Origins is happy to offset the cost of CritterCare and provide a reduced rate of two Generics per hour, per child. Parents’ contact information as well as their intended location at the convention will be required for check-in. Children will be required to stay in CritterCare until their parent or guardian comes to sign them out.

CritterCare hours of operation:

Wednesday:  1pm-6pm

Thursday:  9am-1pm; 2pm-6pm

Friday:  9am-1pm; 2pm-6pm

Saturday:  9am-1pm; 2pm-6pm

Sunday:  9am-1pm; 2pm-4pm

CritterCare will be closed from 1pm-2pm for lunch