Gaming Room Schedule 2011

Our gaming room hours are Saturday 9:30am – 9:00pm and Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm.

Gaming events

All gaming is in Shaw in the Northwest Rooms. Unfortunately, due to limited space, we are only able to bring tabletop gaming and workshops this year. But for 2012, we’re planning on console and pc-gaming as well.

Saturday Workshops

9:30 AM-12:30 PM — Mystery Box Game Design Challenge
We give you a box of game parts, then you and your group work together to create the next great tabletop game under the tutelage of pro game designers. This workshop teaches you how to approach making a game from play mechanics to game principles. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Visit the Game Room for details.

5:00-9:00 PM — Superhero/Villain Mask Making Workshop
Expert mask maker, Brideen Baker, demonstrates how to put your best face forward by creating masks for dress-up, costuming, or running superheroine-type errands. Get tips on turning a plain masquerade mask into a visually stunning masterpiece. This workshop is suitable for all ages. Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. There is a $5 materials fee (CASH ONLY) for this workshop.

Sunday Workshops

10:00 AM-12:30 PM — Game Bazaar!
One gamer’s trash is another gamer’s treasure. Bring your games of all types to the Game Room and trade in those achievements for new challenges. Trade your tabletop, card, and console games 1 for 1, 2 for 2, etc. Please be sure your games are in good and working condition. If you know pieces are missing, donate it to next year’s Mystery Box Design Challenge!

10:00 AM-5:00 PM — Learn to Paint Miniatures
Join legendary miniature painter, Meg Maples (Staff Painter at Privateer Press), as she walks you through the finer points of painting miniatures for your tabletop and role playing games. Your painted miniature is an awesome GeekGirlCon souvenir! Check the Game Room for more details.

Tabletop & Card Gaming

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Looney Labs
Try out the parlor games for adults and kids from Looney Labs. Sample one of the many FLUXX titles for a fast-paced game where each card played alters the rules of the game. Fun and challenging!
Hosted by Jennifer Powers

Sandstorm Productions
Play games from Sandstorm Productions. All day demos of Poo: The Card Game, Nuts!, The Impossible Machine, Hecho, Cambria, and Hibernia!
Hosted by Pat Booze

Steve Jackson Games
Steve Jackson Games produces all sorts of board, card, and dice games with geeky twists. Games like Munchkin in all its varieties and Zombie Dice are staples for the home gamer. Try out a Steve Jackson game today.
Hosted by: MIB Patch

Pathfinder
This Paizo role playing game puts you in a world of magic and evil where you must survive by hacking down enemies with your enchanted sword. How long can you last?
Hosted by: Dane Pitchford

Dungeons & Dragons
D&D is the game that started it all! Our Dungeon Masters, Scott Hannus and Michelle Bellon-Cronin, will pit you against unimaginable monsters and dare you to cast the most difficult spells.

Magic: The Gathering
presented by The Dreaming Comics & Games!
Play new opponents, make new friends, and tap that manna! Some fees apply: Sealed Tournament: Saturday 1:00 PM ($30); Standard Tournament: Sunday Noon ($5); and Booster Drafts all day long on both days ($15). Or just stop by to learn how M:TG works. Lots of prizes and giveaways!
Hosted by: J Kovach and the Dreaming

Story Games
Game master-less peer to peer tabletop RPGs such as: Fiasco, Inspectors, Dogs in the Vineyard, Ghost/Echo, Shock, Silver and White, and The Dreaming Crucible. Most Story Games are role play heavy and rules light–and a fantastic introduction to tabletop gaming.
Hosted by: Tori Brewster

Privateer Press
(Sunday sessions only)
Privateer Press is known for an unparalleled ability to create and bring exciting, original worlds to life in art, fiction, and games. Credited with a steady series of highly successful role playing game and tabletop miniatures game products, Privateer Press invites you to experience the award-winning WARMACHINE and HORDES.
Hosted by: Cris Sarale

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