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FRI12-14

Starts at 12 PM, runs 2 hours.

Anima Tactics

Battle in the Anima universe as the leader of a band of heroes with near-supernatural abilities. Fast paced and easy to learn, the game will grab you. No experience is necessary.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Anima Tactics by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4004

Axis & Allies Miniatures

Lead your armor across the fields of France; your infantry across the islands of the south Pacific; your aircraft through the skies of Italy, and more. Come play the collectible miniatures version of the classic game in a series of tactical battles. Everything from Sherman tanks to German 88's will be in play. All miniatures will be provided, and rules will be taught.
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Axis & Allies CMG by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4012

Dominion with a Little Intrigue

You are a monarch of a small pleasant kingdom of rivers and evergreens, but you have dreams of bigger and better! There are several fiefs, freeholds and feodums to take over. But wait! There are several other monarchs with the same idea. Race to get as much unclaimed land as possible. Includes Dominion: Intrigue expansion.
Location: McKnight 10
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Dominion by Rio Grande Games
GM: April L Snyder
Event ID: 1113

Eggs for the Major

Come and learn the Origins Award winning game of Napoleonic skirmish. Rules are fast and easy to learn, and most games take less than an hour to play out. All materials provided.
Location: Tartan I 06
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Song of Drums and Shakos by Ganesha Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4056

Fluxx

Come play the hilarious, ever-changing game from Looney Labs. Draw a card, play a card -- the rules are simple enough, so what's the catch?
Location: Tartan I 07
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Fluxx by Looney Labs
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4017

Fluxx Zombie

Zombie Fluxx is the zombie uprising card game with ever-changing rules. Like Fluxx, players start off with the basic rules: draw 1, play 1. After that, everything changes! A constantly changing and challenging, but light and ultimately fun game. Beginners Welcome
Location: St. Paul II 05
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Fluxx by Looney Labs
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4219

Formula D

Come race around the great Formula One race tracks of the world in the latest edition of the classic racing game. Will you lead the pack or flame out in a blaze of glory? No experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 8
System: Formula D by Asmodee, LLC
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4000

Gladiator Wars

"We who are about to die, salute you." Test your courage as your school's gladiators battle to the death in various Roman scenarios, all for the sheer enjoyment of the crowd. Materials provided. Beginners Welcome
Location: McKnight 19
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 10
System: Gladiator Wars by Old Glory Miniatures
GM: Michael Ysker
Sponsored by TheAgencyStar
Event ID: 3003

How To Use D&D Insider

Come by and learn how to use Wizards' official online D&D tool, Dungeons & Dragon Insider. Beginners Welcome!
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Roleplaying Seminar
Players: 4
System: SEMINAR by SEMINAR
GM: Universe Games
Event ID: 5117

Hunting the Four

WWII Operation "Market Garden": American 101st Airborne troops are faced with German armored attacks of Nijmegen. Can your squad of paras hunt down a Panzer IV and its accompanying grenadiers that have broken through your lines? Test your small unit command skills with a fast-paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card-driven rule system. All 25mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 04
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4009

Lunch Money

Come play the hilarious yet ruthless card game of playground politics. There are some mature themes to the game, so kids should approach it with the same caution they would a bully on the playground.
Location: Tartan I 08
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Card Game
Players: 4
System: Lunch Money by Atlas Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4019

Munchkin Original

"Kill the monsters - Steal the treasure - Stab your buddy." Everyone begins the game as a 1st level Human with NO Class (heh-heh) and via cards, they acquire Races (Elf, Dwarf, etc.), Classes (Thief, Wizard, Cleric, etc.), Items, Armor, Potions and more that they use to combat hideous monsters . The object of the game is to reach Level 10. Very silly and a lot of fun! Beginners Welcome
Location: St. Paul II 04
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Munchkin by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4205

Pirates' (aka Liars') Dice

Test your skills of deceit in this easy to play dice game of calculation and bluffing, taken from a certain pirate movie. No wagering of souls allowed however...
Location: Tartan I 03
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Pirates' Dice by Hasbro
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4007

Power Grid

The object of Power Grid is to supply the most cities with power when someone's network gains a predetermined size. In this new edition, players mark pre-existing routes between cities for connection, and then bid against each other to purchase the power plants that they use to power their cities. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 02
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Power Grid by Rio Grande Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4203

Settlers of Catan

In Settlers of Catan, players try to be the dominant force on the island of Catan by building settlements, cities, and roads. On each turn, dice are rolled to determine what resources the island produces. Players collect these resources to build up their civilizations to get to 10 victory points and win the game. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 03
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Settlers of Catan by Mayfair Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4204

Settlers of the Stone Age

This is a variant of Settlers of Catan. You will start the game with campsites in Africa, but they will not last long so you'll need to explore other parts of the world and establish new campsites. If you know Settlers, I can teach this variant to you.
Location: McKnight 02
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 3
System: Settlers of the Stone Age by Mayfair Games
GM: Mike Backstrom
Event ID: 1001

Small World

In Small World, players vie for conquest and control of a world that is simply too small to accommodate them all. Small World is inhabited by a zany cast of characters such as dwarves, wizards, amazons, giants, orcs and even humans; who use their troops to occupy territory and conquer adjacent lands in order to push the other races off the face of the earth. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 06
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Small World by Days of Wonder
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4250

The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck

British and German naval forces meet in the Denmark Strait. If the Bismarck survives it will have to fight a second British force to reach the safety of France.
Location: McKnight 03
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Advanced Basic Bismarck by Avalon Hill
GM: Daniel Underbakke
Event ID: 1104

Ticket to Ride

Fill tickets and build track to get the most points in this exciting game.
Location: McKnight 05
Time Slot: FRI12-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Ticket to Ride by Days of Wonder
GM: Steve Tyykila
Event ID: 1013
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FRI14-16

Starts at 2 PM, runs 2 hours.

M.U.L.E.

In this classic almost-a-board-game computer game, you are one of four people founding a colony on the planet Irata. Can you become First Founder?
Location: Hallway 07
Time Slot: FRI14-16
Type: Computer Game
Players: 4
System: M.U.L.E. by Electronic Arts
GM: Michael Miller
Sponsored by ESGLabs.com
Event ID: 1043

Munchkin

Kill the monsters, steal the treasure, stab your buddy...
Location: Steve Jackson theme Room
Time Slot: FRI14-16
Type: Card Game
Players: 8
System: Munchkin by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Brian S. Anderson
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5407

Pandemic

You are specialists at the CDC/Atlanta where you watch several virulent diseases break out simultaneously all over the world. The team mission is to prevent a world-wide pandemic outbreak, treating hotspots while researching cures for each of the four plagues before they get out of hand. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: FRI14-16
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Pandemic by Z-man Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4206

Silent Death

It's back! The game of interstellar spaceship mayhem run by the master himself, Carl Hotchkiss. The infamous 'Astro Smash' scenario will be played, which always results in large doses of treachery and destruction-the key ingredients for any fun game! Materials and prizes provided.
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: FRI14-16
Type: Miniatures
Players: 8
System: Silent Death by ICE
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4001

The Clash of Warbands

Take control of a warband in the fast-paced fantasy skirmish game. Rules are fast and easy to learn and most games take less than an hour to play. All materials provided and rules taught.
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: FRI14-16
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Song of Blades and Heroes by Ganesha Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4015

Ticket to Ride Europe

Fill tickets and build track to get the most points in this exciting game.
Location: McKnight 05
Time Slot: FRI14-16
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Ticket to Ride Europe by Days of Wonder
GM: Steve Tyykila
Event ID: 1012
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FRI14-18

Starts at 2 PM, runs 4 hours.

Against the Moonmen of Jupiter

The Star Patrol has faced many threats, from Martian warlords to Venusian pirates to Plutonian spies. Even the evil Space Emperor Fheng has been sent packing. Nothing however has prepared the crew of the starship Liberty for what awaits them in the shadow of Jupiter. Beginners welcome!
Location: Roadkill Memorial Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Mutants and Masterminds by Green Ronin Publishing
GM: Nathan Nolan
Sponsored by Peoples Republic of Lemony Fresh
Event ID: 5300

Automobile

This is your chance to sell cars like Henry Ford. Try to determine what cars the public will want and invest your money in building these cars. Be careful. If you produce too many cars that don't sell you could end up like Denny Hecker instead of Henry Ford. This is a new Martin Wallace game that is becoming very popular. The game normally does not last four hours, but it will take some time to teach. First time players are welcome.
Location: McKnight 02
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Automoblie by Martin Wallace
GM: Mike Backstrom
Event ID: 1002

Battlestar Galactica Board Game

Can you ferret out the Cylon in your midst? Are you the sleeper agent? Come play the wild game of intrigue set in the Battlestar universe by Fantasy Flight. Rules knowledge required.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Battlestar Galactica by Fantasy Flight
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4002

Doom: The Board Game

Come try your hand in this wonderful board game adaptation of the granddaddy of first-person shooter games. The hideous mutant creatures are everywhere in the abandoned lab, can your band fulfill its mission and still make it out alive?
Location: Tartan I 07
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Doom: The Boardgame by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4018

Imperial Entanglements

You were really excited about finally joining the Rebel Alliance until they gave you your first mission. You wanted adventure and excitement, but instead got stuck with escort duty for some ancient noble. Now you're sitting in his parlor while he finishes packing wondering how long it will be before you see any real action. The answer may be sooner than you think since alarm klaxons seem to be going off all around you.
Location: Old Systems Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: Star Wars by West End Games
GM: Shawn DeLoach
Event ID: 5207

Magic Booster Draft Tournament

Magic: The Gathering. Booster draft of Zendikar block. You end up with 45 cards to make a 40 card deck plus land. $13 entry fee. DCI Sanctioned. Rules knowledge required.
Location: St. Paul II 03
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Card Game
Players: 8
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4208

Over the Mediterranean

You and five others have won an all paid trip to Greece. Unfortunately the private jet has engine trouble and makes an emergency landing on the island of Al Amarja. What trouble can befall you here? Beginners welcome! Characters provided.
Location: Tartan III 04
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Over the Edge by Atlas Games
GM: Mark Hinterthuer
Event ID: 2111

Spacehulk

Come play the latest edition of the Games Workshop classic. Re-released with gorgeous pieces, and exciting new scenarios - it is a must play! Can you lead your band of Terminator Marines through the derelict space hulk in the face of an alien Genestealer onslaught? Rules taught, no experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 06
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 2
System: Spacehulk by Games Workshop
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4013

The Demon's Lair

The Peaceful Lands of Abalone: The much feared Demon Lord from the ancient texts will soon waken once again to terrorize the lands. Can you lead a band of adventurers into the dark caverns of the Demon Lord's lair to lay him to rest for the final time? Test your skill with a fast-paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card-driven rule system. All 25mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary!
Location: Tartan I 04
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4010

The King is Gone and Murder is Afoot!

In the war ravaged city of Sevland, a peace conference is about to start, but the king has gone missing and there are bizarre murders happening all over the city. Can you solve this mystery? Experience preferred.
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Dungeons & Dragons, 2nd Ed. by TSR
GM: Bob "Gizmo" Peterson
Sponsored by Universe Games
Event ID: 5103

The Tomb of the Mountain Queen

Centuries ago, an army of beastmen laid siege to the mountain kingdom of Kethra. The Explorer's Society has recently unearthed the tomb of Kethra's last queen, and hired you to protect their team during its excavation.
Location: Winona RPSIG Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: Anima: Beyond Fantasy by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Richard L. Schreiber
Sponsored by Winona RPSIG
Event ID: 5003

Where the Hell is Visakhapatnam?

Build your rail empire on the Indian Subcontinent. Visit strange, unfamiliar cities in a far off and exotic land with names you've never heard of before. And, you get to play with crayons! So really it's a win-win situation. Beginners welcome.
Location: McKnight 06
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Indian Rails by Mayfair Games
GM: Timothy P. Moore
Event ID: 1028

World of Warcraft: The Boardgame

We invite you to choose from 16 characters from the eight races and nine character classes of the Warcraft universe, and take up arms for the glory of the Horde ... or the Alliance. This is a team-based fantasy adventure. The Horde and the Alliance factions compete to be the first to defeat the invincible Overlord or, failing that, to be the last faction standing when it comes to all-out war! Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 06
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: World of Warcraft Board Game by Fantasy Flight
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4256

Zombies

Players take on the role of a survivor amid city streets sprawling with Zombies. Players must conserve bullets and protect their life counters. The first player to reach the center of the Helipad tile and kill the Zombies there, or kills a total of 25 Zombies, wins. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 02
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Zombies!!! by Twilight Creations
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4207

Zombies!!!

Zombies, zombies, and more zombies! Can you survive the apocalypse and its zombie swarm? Does the thought of zombies being splattered get you going? Does the idea of being eaten by zombies keep you motivated? Then this is the game for you!
Location: Tartan I 08
Time Slot: FRI14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Zombies!!! by Twilight Creations
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4020
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FRI14-20

Starts at 2 PM, runs 6 hours.

Clay Olympics

Horror, madness, carnage, and clay! Clay Olympics is back and brimming with Play-Doh mayhem. Build your creature from Play-Doh and have it fight to the non-toxic death. Even if you don't win, there are prizes for Bravest Monster, Best Design and Most Artistic. Enjoy the best spectator sport at the Con. Play-Doh provided.
Location: International Room
Time Slot: FRI14-20
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Clay Olympics by Anthony Hughes
GM: Anthony S Hughes
Event ID: 1114

Magic Legacy Tournament

Magic: The Gathering. Bring your Legacy (type 1.5) deck and compete against fellow Congoers. Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place. DCI Sanctioned. Rules knowledge required.
Location: St. Paul II 04
Time Slot: FRI14-20
Type: Card Game
Players: 8
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4209

The Ruins of Undermountain

Back again for another year! Journey into the depths of Faerun's most famous and deadliest dungeon. As always, bring you own characters of level 8-10, or they will be provided.
Location: Tartan II 04
Time Slot: FRI14-20
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 8
System: Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Robert Sigafoos
Event ID: 2108

Vindication

During the Dust Bowl years there were two storms so vast that they affected the East Coast. When these storms hit, the PCs are among visitors to the Smithsonian, viewing a new exhibit: 'Criminal Masterminds and the Heroes Who Brought Them to Justice.' A descendant of one of those villains is also in attendance... General knowledge of roleplaying required.
Location: Tartan III 01
Time Slot: FRI14-20
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Hollow Earth Expedition by Exile Game Studio
GM: Michael G Shannon
Event ID: 2013

World of Warcraft Boardgame

Come play your favorite races and characters from the online game as you battle your way around the world of Azeroth in this adventure board game. Rules knowledge required.
Location: Tartan I 03
Time Slot: FRI14-20
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: World of Warcraft Board Game by Fantasy Flight
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4003
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FRI16-18

Starts at 4 PM, runs 2 hours.

Carcassonne

Carcassonne is a clever tile-laying game. The players develop the area around Carcassonne and deploy their followers on the roads, in the cities, in the cloisters, and in the fields. The skill of the players to develop the area will determine who is victorious. Power to the Meeple! Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: FRI16-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Carcassonne by Rio Grande
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4210

Eggs for the Major

Come and learn the Origins Award winning game of Napoleonic skirmish. Rules are fast and easy to learn, and most games take less than an hour to play out. All materials provided.
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: FRI16-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Song of Drums and Shakos by Ganesha Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4056

M.U.L.E.

In this classic almost-a-board-game computer game, you are one of four people founding a colony on the planet Irata. Can you become First Founder?
Location: Hallway 07
Time Slot: FRI16-18
Type: Computer Game
Players: 4
System: M.U.L.E. by Electronic Arts
GM: Michael Miller
Sponsored by ESGLabs.com
Event ID: 1043

Pillars of the Earth + Expansion

Start your Friday Con of the North experience off right with "Pillars of the Earth," a resource game with elements of "Puerto Rico" but easier for the novice to understand and with more ways to win, especially with the expansion pack. Based on a faithful adaptation of Ken Follett's best-selling book, you will construct a cathedral in the late 12th century AD using a wide variety of different craftsmen and artisans. The game is beautifully illustrated and suitable for anyone aged 12 and up. Beginners welcome!
Location: McKnight 03
Time Slot: FRI16-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Pillars of the Earth by Mayfair Games
GM: Eric J. O'Denius
Sponsored by Saint Paul Area Road Knights
Event ID: 1020

Revolution

Blackmail the printer, threaten the keeper, bribe the priest...
Location: Steve Jackson theme Room
Time Slot: FRI16-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Revolution by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Brian S. Anderson
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5408

Silent Death

It's back! The game of interstellar spaceship mayhem run by the master himself, Carl Hotchkiss. The infamous 'Astro Smash' scenario will be played, which always results in large doses of treachery and destruction-the key ingredients for any fun game! Materials and prizes provided.
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: FRI16-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 8
System: Silent Death by ICE
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4001

UNO Rummy-Up

The fun of Rummy tiles with the magic of UNO.
Location: McKnight 05
Time Slot: FRI16-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Uno Rummy UP by Mattel
GM: Robert A Svenkerud
Event ID: 1102
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FRI18-20

Starts at 6 PM, runs 2 hours.

Demo Derby

Test your driving skills in the stadium as you smash and crash your way to victory while fans cheer you on from the grandstands. Enter the wild world of Saturday Night at the Track: Demo Derby. This 1982 board game has been revamped to today's standards. 4'x4' custom game board, Demo Derby Hot Wheels miniatures, terrain and supplies provided. Beginners welcome.
Location: McKnight 19
Time Slot: FRI18-20
Type: Miniatures
Players: 12
System: Saturday Night at the Track by Mayfair Games
GM: Michael Ysker
Sponsored by TheAgencyStar
Event ID: 3002

Killer Bunnies Magic Carrot

Killer Bunnies is a funny and satirical non-collectible, expandable card game. Your opponents, as the back of the box quotes, "will stop at nothing to keep you from winning the game, which can get dreadfully vengeful, horribly nasty, hilariously messy, and just plain fun!" Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: FRI18-20
Type: Card Game
Players: 8
System: Killer Bunnies...Magic Carrot by Playroom Entertainment
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4211

Puerto Rico

This popular game needs no description. Rules knowledge is required.
Location: McKnight 02
Time Slot: FRI18-20
Type: Board Game
Players: 9
System: Puerto Rico by Rio Grande
GM: Mike Backstrom
Event ID: 1007

Silent Death

It's back! The game of interstellar spaceship mayhem run by the master himself, Carl Hotchkiss. The infamous 'Astro Smash' scenario will be played, which always results in large doses of treachery and destruction-the key ingredients for any fun game! Materials and prizes provided.
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: FRI18-20
Type: Miniatures
Players: 8
System: Silent Death by ICE
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4001

The Clash of Warbands

Take control of a warband in the fast-paced fantasy skirmish game. Rules are fast and easy to learn and most games take less than an hour to play. All materials provided and rules taught.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: FRI18-20
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Song of Blades and Heroes by Ganesha Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4015

Ticket to Ride

Players collect cards of various types of train cars they then use to claim railway routes in North America. The longer the routes, the more points they earn. Additional points come to those who fulfill Destination Tickets – goal cards that connect distant cities; and to the player who builds the longest continuous route. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 06
Time Slot: FRI18-20
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Ticket to Ride by Days of Wonder
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4251

Zombie Gaunlet

Well, our ride is trashed, we're surrounded by zombies, and the supposed safe zone is still at least a block away. Smile, it's all down hill from here!
Location: McKnight 22
Time Slot: FRI18-20
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Zombie Skirmish by Helmen Brothers Home Rules
GM: Darren Riske
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3206
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FRI18-22

Starts at 6 PM, runs 4 hours.

4th Edition School: Learn to Play, Newb

Come and learn to play 4th edition Dungeons and Dragons from the obsessive-compulsive dungeon master (OCDM). Pre-generated characters will be provided. All materials will be provided. Rules will be taught. Age requirement: teen 13+.
Location: Tartan II 02
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Jeff zzSorensen
Event ID: 2008

A Welcome Too Warm

Hired to investigate a village and a missing courier, the characters find everyone ... happy. And that's where it all starts to go wrong.
Location: Tartan III 05
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: Earthdawn Classic by RedBrick
GM: Shannon Patrick
Event ID: 2018

Battlefleet Gothic

Starship combat in the Warhammer 40K universe - it doesn't get any better! Lead your fleet in action against your bitterest foes, with the fate of worlds hanging in the balance. Because the games are fast and furious, a couple of different scenarios will be run each time - including the infamous 'Cruiser Clash' for learning the game. Rules will be taught and all miniatures provided.
Location: Tartan I 07
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Battlefleet Gothic by Games Workshop
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4014

Battlestar Galactica

After the Cylon attack on the Colonies, the battered remnants of the human race are on the run, constantly searching for the next signpost on the road to Earth. Humanity must work together if they are to have any hope of survival. Players must attempt to expose the Cylon traitor while fuel shortages, food contaminations, and political unrest threatens to tear the fleet apart. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 02
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Battlestar Galactica by Fantasy Flight
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4213

Blade & Crown: The Bandit Map

Bandits have been plaguing the area for years. Now, you have found a scrap of paper that seems to reveal the location of their base. Whether for fame, wealth, or just to do the right thing, you resolve to journey to the highlands and stop them.
Location: Tartan III 03
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: Blade & Crown by NJW Games
GM: Rachel Kronick
Event ID: 2015

Combat Commander - The Learning Experience

Ever wonder why people rave about Combat Commander? Just don't understand the attraction? Come find out what all the fuss is about from knowledgeable, experienced players. We'll be running demo games, pairing up new players against each other and explaining all the rules as we go. Beginners welcome!
Location: McKnight 05
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 8
System: Combat Commander by GMT Games
GM: Paul O'Connor
Event ID: 1017

Descent the Board Game

Are you the adventuring type? Does the thought of dark caverns and deep dungeons get your blood pumping? Then this is the game for you! Assume the role of brave adventurer exploring the dark lairs of vile monsters in this fast-pace and exciting game of dungeon delving.
Location: Tartan I 04
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Descent: Journeys in the Dark by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4008

For Whom The Bell Jingles

'Twas the night before Xmas and all thru the Meg, the Judges were out taking creeps down a peg. Strange customs, excessive overeating, lewd and inappropriate behavior. That's Mega-City One on a normal day. In the face of all this flamboyant variety, Xmas in the Big Meg often passes unnoticed; what with many a merry tradition rendered illegal under the Law. But 2131 will be different. This year a mysterious benefactor intends to revive the Xmas spirit; whether Justice Department likes it or not. So, join us for a tale of murder, revenge, and reindeer crap. When holiday cheer runs headlong into the Law and that warm glow in your heart probably means you've been hit by an incendiary round.
Location: Tartan III 07
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 3
System: Judge Dredd by Mongoose Publishing
GM: Mark Cummins
Event ID: 2023

Hunting the Four

WWII Operation 'Market Garden': American 101st Airborne troops are faced with German armored attacks south of Nijmegen. Can your squad of paras hunt down a Panzer IV & its accompanying Grenadiers that have broken through your lines? Test your small unit command skills with a fast paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card driven rule system. All 25mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Sponsored by Tactical Assault Games
Event ID: 4011

In-Flight Turbulence

Players have to deal with the consequences of a misjump and a rough landing.
Location: Steve Jackson theme Room
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: GURPS Traveler by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Michael Downing
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5404

Iraq-n-Roll

Who saves those who are usually sent in to do the saving? Well, of course, the Unit. Come join the Unit on another thrilling adventure. Last time it was the Antarctic, this time you are tossed right in the middle of the war on terror. A Ranger squad escorting some scientists has gone missing, and it is your job to find them or find out why they are missing. Are you up for the job? Of course you are, because you are a member of THE UNIT! Mature players only (18+).
Location: Ghost Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium
GM: Jeff Rothecker
Sponsored by Ghost of RPSIG
Event ID: 5502

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

It's 1975. Reporter Karl Kolchak has made a living writing about other people's lives and deaths. As he investigates a murder in a housing development, he makes a discovery of murders committed 100 years earlier and that the killer is still alive. This could be the story of a lifetime or the last story of his life. This is a game for people who want to solve a mystery. Beginners welcome, knowledge of the 70's TV show helpful.
Location: Hallway 03
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 3
System: GURPS Horror by Steve Jackson Games
GM: WAYLEND, Gregory T Johnson
Event ID: 2103

Magic Vintage Tournament

Magic: The Gathering. Bring your Vintage (type 1) deck and compete against fellow congoers. Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place. DCI Sanctioned. Beginners welcome. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 03
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 8
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4214

Napoleonic Wars

That upstart Corsican has had the gall (Gaul?) to crown himself Emperor of the French! Now you, as one of the five great powers of Europe, have the excuse - er, that is, the opportunity - to benefit all of mankind by bringing a greater number of peasants under your beneficent (cough) rule. But, you'll have to play your cards carefully, as the other powers have similar ideas.... (This is a card-driven wargame) You can download the rules from www.gmtgames.com free of charge.
Location: McKnight 08
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Napoleonic Wars by GMT Games
GM: Thomas Arndt
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 1100

Sex, Lies and Ultraspies

It's the '60s. Everyone is trying not to think about nuclear devastation, women are liberated and wearing leather catsuits, and people are seeing vampires and werewolves all around London! Your characters are members of a secret organization for agents with "special" talents. The X-Men meet the Avengers (not those Avengers!) in this roleplaying game of espionage and low level superpowers.
Location: Tartan II 03
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 8
System: QAGS Roleplaying Game by Hex Games
GM: Robert McCabe
Sponsored by Hex Games
Event ID: 2004

Spacehulk

Come play the latest edition of the Games Workshop classic. Re-released with gorgeous pieces, and exciting new scenarios - it is a must play! Can you lead your band of Terminator Marines through the derelict space hulk in the face of an alien Genestealer onslaught? Rules taught, no experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 06
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 2
System: Spacehulk by Games Workshop
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4013

SURVIVE!

A volcano has erupted and an island is sinking into the sea. The inhabitants must get safely to other islands. In their way are whirlpools, whales, sharks, and sea serpents. Oh my! Four players will play this homemade Godzilla scenario. This has been a long standing event at the Con. Beginners welcome!
Location: McKnight 04
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 8
System: Survive by Parker Brothers
GM: Richard Moyer, Sr.
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 1035

The Chicago Caper

Chicago 1928. Da boss, Hal Cappone, just got done doin' some federel time. But when he gets back, whaddaya know, he disappears. One of youse mugs moidered da Boss and we're gonna find out who done it.
Location: Tartan III 02
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 8
System: How to Host a Murder by Intuitive Marketing
GM: Daniel Underbakke
Event ID: 2109

The Devil We Know 1: Shipyard Rats

When simultaneous kidnappings of Pathfinder and Aspis Consortium agents rock Cassomir's Imperial Naval Shipyards, the Society orders you to join forces with hated Aspis agents to solve the mystery. Can you work together with the enemies of the Society to uncover the source of the kidnappings, or will you perish in the shipyards of Cassomir? This will be a level 7 scenario using pre-generated characters. Experienced players only.
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Pathfinder RPG by Paizo Publishing
GM: Anthony DelVecchio
Event ID: 5114

The Dungeon Circuit

Set in the almost-self-aware fantasy realm of Paranesia, The Dungeon Circuit is a genre-twisting blend of Humor, High Fantasy and Gritty Television Realism! Fight monsters, promote your sponsor's merchandise, get the treasure, and - oh yes - don't forget to survive! Choose from a range of pre-gen characters, and get assigned a random in-game product to hawk.
Location: Hallway 05
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Story Arc by Limestone Publishing
GM: Justin T Williams
Sponsored by Twin Cities Design Collective
Event ID: 2019

The King of Old School

An old enemy of the Legion has escaped from prison and he does not like what he sees. Criminals today have got no style, no guts, no brains and no respect. He aims to show the world a better class of criminal, and the only thing in his way is the Legion of Justice. Newcomers (maturity preferred).
Location: Roadkill Memorial Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Mutants and Masterminds by Green Ronin Publishing
GM: Nathan Nolan
Sponsored by Peoples Republic of Lemony Fresh
Event ID: 5302

The Shadow Out of Memory

You were discovered in the aftermath of a great battle against a terrible unknown beyond the understanding of normal men with no memory of yourself intact. Fortunately, there is the Orphic Institute for Advanced Studies whose break-through research into memory recovery has donated their time to helping you. The real problem is whether you want to or not. This is a story game with hints of Cthulhu in which players take the roll of amnesiacs recovering from an incident. Mature players only.
Location: Tartan II 01
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: A Penny for my Thoughts by Evil Hat Productions
GM: Joshua Rensch
Sponsored by gmwithadd.com
Event ID: 2002

Tokyo Masks

In a world of heroes, in a time of action. When dramatic voice-overs and effects rule the screen! TOKYO MASKS, a new show from the producers of ADGNEPSEF555 brings a fresh take on Super Hero Role Playing! Don your cape, strap on your utility belt, fire up the engines on your invisible motorbike and grab some snacks because you're in for some excitement. http://windmill-games.com Rules knowledge not required.
Location: Tartan II 07
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 8
System: Golden Hour: TV-13 by Windmill Game Co.
GM: J. Akira Barnes
Sponsored by Games by James
Event ID: 2010

Top Secret / SI: Of Hungarian Extraction

Old school role-playing is back, as is role-playing in an old-school era! Pre-generated characters provided. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to extract a Hungarian defector from Budapest during the Cold War days of the mid-1980s and bring him back to the US. For those of you born on or after the fall of the Wall, you are about to enter a world with no Internet, no instant news access, no cell phones worth the name, and only one flavor of Mountain Dew, which was -- just so you know -- not widely available in Warsaw Pact countries. The rules engine is easy to master, so fight the Soviet menace and join up! Beginners welcome!
Location: Old Systems Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Top Secret SI by TSR
GM: Eric J. O'Denius
Sponsored by St. Paul Area Road Knights
Event ID: 5200
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FRI18-02

Starts at 6 PM, runs 8 hours.

Games Workshop Bring and Battle

Bring your painted Warhammer 40K or Fantasy army, grab an opponent and spend the evening battling on themed tables provided by Terrain Specialties. You can join in this event at any time throughout the evening and play one-on-one, multiplayer or Apocalypse games. A great opportunity to test your 40K army before Sunday's Rogue Trader Tournament.
Location: McKnight 25
Time Slot: FRI18-02
Type: Miniatures
Players: 16
System: Warhammer 40K, Warhammer Fantasy by Games Workshop
GM: Dan Helmen
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3207

Speed Painting

Back this year! Sure you can paint minis, but can you do it in a half hour? Join us in the Terrain Specialties area for Speed Painting. The Source is providing the figures. Each contestant will have a half hour to paint their figure. Full rules are on page (TBD) of this book. The following times available on (day of week):
Location: Speed Painting
Time Slot: FRI18-02
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: by undefined
GM: Kathy McCarty
Event ID: 3216

The Wargame

It is 1942 and the world is at war... sound familiar? Maybe, but this is not the board game you think it is. Played on a 6'x4' board with nationalities including China, India, and France. The Wargame is the mother of WW2 fast play board games. Come help decide the fate of the world!
Location: Tartan I 08
Time Slot: FRI18-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Home Rules
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4021
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FRI20-22

Starts at 8 PM, runs 2 hours.

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: FRI20-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Eggs for the Major

Come and learn the Origins Award winning game of Napoleonic skirmish. Rules are fast and easy to learn, and most games take less than an hour to play out. All materials provided.
Location: Tartan I 03
Time Slot: FRI20-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Song of Drums and Shakos by Ganesha Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4056

Fade Away & Radiate

WANTED: 4 strong-willed people to work in a semi-official capacity for Lacuna Corporation. EXPLORE an interactive dreamworld! LEARN about [***] NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Applicants should meet the following criteria: willingness to experiment, excellent hygiene, cooperative mindset, References from [***] and excellence. No history of arachnophobia or other mental illness.
Location: Tartan II 05
Time Slot: FRI20-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: Lacuna by Memento Mori
GM: Adam McConnaughey
Event ID: 2007

Learn to Play Axis and Allies War at Sea

Tora Tora Tora! Sink the Bismarck! Hit hard. Hit fast. Hit often. Engage your enemy's fleet and blow him or her out of the water in this Historical WWII Naval battle game. Send out your planes from the carrier decks on a bombing run, or prowl the ocean with your U-boats and send them to the depths. Dice and miniatures will be provided. Beginners are welcome.
Location: McKnight 19
Time Slot: FRI20-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Axis & Allies War at Sea by Wizards of the Coast
GM: James Spurrier
Event ID: 3006

Monty Python Fluxx

Monty Python themed version of Fluxx. The random and chaotic nature of the Fluxx engine makes it a perfect vehicle for the crazy world of Monty Python! The card mix focuses on Holy Grail with other references added from Flying Circus and other Python material. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 04
Time Slot: FRI20-22
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Fluxx by Looney Labs
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4216

Settlers of Catan

Gather resources on an unexplored island. Trade with your fellow players. Build roads and settlements with the resources you collected. Rules knowledge required.
Location: McKnight 02
Time Slot: FRI20-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 7
System: Settlers of Catan by Mayfair Games
GM: Mike Backstrom
Event ID: 1010

Silent Death

It's back! The game of interstellar spaceship mayhem run by the master himself, Carl Hotchkiss. The infamous 'Astro Smash' scenario will be played, which always results in large doses of treachery and destruction-the key ingredients for any fun game! Materials and prizes provided.
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: FRI20-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 8
System: Silent Death by ICE
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4001

Talisman Revised 4th Ed.

Talisman is a cult classic board game with a fantasy theme. With a choice of 14 different characters to control, the heroes journey to find and claim the Crown of Command. Only with strength, courage, wisdom and a few good dice rolls will players be able to survive the ultimate test and beat their opponents to victory. This is the Fantasy Flight 4th Revised Edition. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: FRI20-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Talisman by Games Workshop
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4215

Warhammer Fantasy LCG

Have you ever wanted to try battling in the Warhammer Fantasy world without painting the miniatures? Want to try the latest 'Living' card game from Fantasy Flight Games? In this unique mini-tournament format, the game will be taught and a small round-robin tournament will be held. No experience necessary and decks will be provided. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: FRI20-22
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Warhammer Fantasy LCG by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4005
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FRI20-02

Starts at 8 PM, runs 6 hours.

Axis & Allies 1942

Spring 1942, The World is at War! Five world powers struggle for supremacy: Germany and Japan are aligned against England, the Soviet Union, and the USA. You control the military and economic destiny of one of these countries. With updated rules established in the A&A Anniversary Edition and Cruiser class ships making their debut, this will be one titanic struggle that will decide the fate of the world. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 05
Time Slot: FRI20-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Axis and Allies by Avalon Hill
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4217

Empire Builder International

Crayons and Train Gamers...two great things that go together! Construct your rail empire, deliver the goods, rake in the dough, and crush the competition beneath your iron heel. Make your fortune in North America, Europe, India, or the United Kingdom. This event will offer multiple variations of Mayfair Games popular "Empire Builder" series of train games. Visit www.mayfairgames.com for information. All aboard! Rules will be taught.
Location: McKnight 10
Time Slot: FRI20-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 18
System: Empire Builder by Mayfair
GM: James Gallup III
Event ID: 1029

The Dungeon of Castle Blackmoor

A delve into the oldest dungeon of all - Dave Arneson's Castle Blackmoor! 9th level characters provided for an old-school dungeon expedition.
Location: Hallway 01
Time Slot: FRI20-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Ed A Eastman
Event ID: 2106

The Dungeon of Doom

The monsters in the Dungeon of Doom are expecting trouble. The Valkyrie and her party are going for a Total Dungeon Kill and everyone needs to get their traps, minions, spells, and rooms together to stop them. How will you make sure that you and everyone that you care about survives the carnage; and how will you solve your personal problems while doing it? Come see what happens when a classic dungeon crawl gets mixed up with a wacky apartment-building sitcom!
Location: International Room
Time Slot: FRI20-02
Type: Interactive Roleplaying
Players: 24
System: Home Rules
GM: Jim Beecher, Nathan Nolan, Chris Oinonen Ehren
Event ID: 2028

Twilight Imperium

Twilight Imperium Third Edition is an epic empire-building game of interstellar conflict, trade, and struggle for power. Players take the roles of ancient galactic civilizations, each seeking to seize the imperial throne via warfare, diplomacy, and technological progression. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 06
Time Slot: FRI20-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Twilight Imperium (3rd ed.) by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4255

We Should Be Six Feet Under

The last thing you remember, it was 1974, a Tuesday night. You were cruising down a country back road. "A short cut…" they called it. Now you find yourself near the van, in a cave. Your companion looking at the new digital watch determines at least 2 years have passed; "What is this red stuff…" "It's Blood!!!" cries another as you all spot the note taped to the mirror of the van… Mature players only (16+).
Location: Winona RPSIG Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI20-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: Vampire: the Requiem by White Wolf Games
GM: Richard Odeen, Joelle Odeen
Sponsored by Winona RPSIG
Event ID: 5005
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FRI22-24

Starts at 10 PM, runs 2 hours.

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: FRI22-24
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Shootin' Ladders

The original "Chutes and Ladders" helped teach children about morality. The game "Frag" teaches older children about mortality. In the Friday scenario, "Trophy Room," adults will experience a disturbing combination of the two games, and conclude that everyone gets their "just desserts." The Saturday scenario is "Capture the Flag." So sling your M&M-16, grab a brick of C-4reo, and leave the youngsters to play morality games like "Bella Sara," because Eric's morality dictates kids under 18 will not be playing this one. Mature players only.
Location: McKnight 04
Time Slot: FRI22-24
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Shootin' Ladders by Smirk and Dagger
GM: Eric J. O'Denius
Sponsored by St. Paul Area Road Knights
Event ID: 1024

Tannhauser

In 1949, this incessant war has been raging for 35 years. A portal leading to hell is found buried within the secular crypt of a fortress situated in the heart of central Europe. The Reich's 13th Occult Division is there, about to call upon the Cohorts of Chaos to help them force the world into eternal servitude. Control one of 10 charismatic personalties and help decide the fate of the world. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: FRI22-24
Type: Board Game
Players: 8
System: Tannhäuser by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4218

The Dungeon Delve: Level 1

Come join a party of fellow adventurers as they explore Coppernight Hold. The dwarves mining this area have not been heard from in several days. The local mayor has asked you to investigate. We suggest new players stop by the Universe Games vendor stall before the event for an overview of the rules and help generating a character.
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI22-24
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Universe Games
Event ID: 5102

The Stars are Right

When the stars are right, the Great Old Ones will return...
Location: McKnight 01
Time Slot: FRI22-24
Type: Card Game
Players: 4
System: The Stars are Right by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Brian S. Anderson
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5409
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FRI22-02

Starts at 10 PM, runs 4 hours.

Agricola

This farming game is becoming as popular as Settlers and Puerto Rico. In this game you run your own farm. There are many things for you and your spouse to do. You can plow, plant, acquire animals, build fences, hire people, upgrade your house, etc. But, you only have so many turns. Your decisions determine if you win or lose. This game will probably not take four hours. I am allowing time for teaching the rules.
Location: McKnight 02
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 9
System: Agricola by Z-Man Games
GM: Mike Backstrom
Event ID: 1003

Battlestar Galactica Board Game

Can you ferret out the Cylon in your midst? Are you the sleeper agent? Come play the wild game of intrigue set in the Battlestar universe by Fantasy Flight. Rules knowledge required.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Battlestar Galactica by Fantasy Flight
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4002

Behind the Grey Curtain: Episode IV

The 4th of 10 episodic Delta Green adventures set in a sleepy Baja California town. The cell and latest batch of friendlies are trying to make heads or tales of recent changes in some loved ones. You'll want to get some payback, I imagine. Fast paced action and terror.
Location: Ghost Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium
GM: Link Martineau
Sponsored by Ghost of RPSIG
Event ID: 5503

Descent the Board Game

Are you the adventuring type? Does the thought of dark caverns and deep dungeons get your blood pumping? Then this is the game for you! Assume the role of brave adventurer exploring the dark lairs of vile monsters in this fast-pace and exciting game of dungeon delving.
Location: Tartan I 04
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Descent: Journeys in the Dark by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4008

Doom: The Board Game

Come try your hand in this wonderful board game adaptation of the granddaddy of first-person shooter games. The hideous mutant creatures are everywhere in the abandoned lab, can your band fulfill its mission and still make it out alive?
Location: Tartan I 07
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Doom: The Boardgame by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4018

GURPS Iron GM

Welcome to the RPG Test Labs where you will help the GM design a custom scenario using the 3 secret ingredients! Must have knowledge of GURPS character creation process.
Location: Steve Jackson theme Room
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 8
System: GURPS by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Mario M. Butter
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5401

Hunting the Four

WWII Operation 'Market Garden': American 101st Airborne troops are faced with German armored attacks south of Nijmegen. Can your squad of paras hunt down a Panzer IV & its accompanying Grenadiers that have broken through your lines? Test your small unit command skills with a fast paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card driven rule system. All 25mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Sponsored by Tactical Assault Games
Event ID: 4011

Magic Planechase Tourn.

Magic: The Gathering Planechase Tournament. Bring your Legacy legal deck and a 10 card Planar deck. Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Rules knowledge required. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 02
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4247

Magic Sealed Tournament

Magic: The Gathering. Sealed Zendikar block. 5 boosters. $20 entry fee. DCI Sanctioned. Experienced players only.
Location: St. Paul II 04
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Card Game
Players: 8
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4221

Munchkin Quest plus Expansion

Kill the monster, grab the treasure, stab your buddy. That's what it's all about. Now, Munchkin comes to the boardgame. You don't know what's behind a door until you open it . . . then another tile is added to the dungeon. Battle monsters for power and treasure, or send them after your friends. Reach Level 10, and then get out alive if you can! Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 03
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Munchkin by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4220

Oh! The Meta-Humanity!

What? The Draco Foundation is funding some secret project in the Tir that is suppose to identify the specific DNA sequences in meta-human species. Oh sure, they just want to make Goblinization reversible. Yeah, heard that before. Right before all us "others" get sent to the camps. So, you want to go down there and bust up the place? Sure, I'm IN!
Location: Old Systems Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Shadowrun 3rd ed. by FASA
GM: Christian Nelson
Sponsored by St. Paul Area Road Knights
Event ID: 5201

Prometheus Unleashed

You set forth on a backpacking trip in the Black Forest of Germany, hoping for a healthful hike and some time away from home. The sudden storm made it seem as if nature herself is against you. Perhaps the castle in the distance will provide some shelter? Diceless, numberless horror. Bring your steady hand. Rules knowledge is not required. http://www.windmill-games.com
Location: Tartan III 01
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Dread by The Impossible Dream
GM: Brandon Grinslade
Sponsored by Games by James
Event ID: 2012

Spacehulk

Come play the latest edition of the Games Workshop classic. Re-released with gorgeous pieces, and exciting new scenarios - it is a must play! Can you lead your band of Terminator Marines through the derelict space hulk in the face of an alien Genestealer onslaught? Rules taught, no experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 06
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Miniatures
Players: 2
System: Spacehulk by Games Workshop
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4013

The Beacon at Enon Tor

For 15 years the reclusive wizard Karthedon has maintained the navigation beacon protecting the trade route to the seaport of Borth. Recently however, the beacon has been dark and your group is sent to investigate. From the pages of White Dwarf magazine comes The Beacon at Enon Tor. Rules will be taught.
Location: Tartan III 04
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: Castles & Crusades by Troll Lord Games
GM: Patrick Baumgard
Event ID: 2110

The Longest Patrol

You signed up to fight Communists and make the world safe - not chase Charlie through the tunnels. Bravo Company's newest mission started yesterday: locate and destroy a tunnel complex used by V.C. operatives. But ambushes and booby traps have whittled your 12 man team down to six. Diceless, numberless horror. Bring a steady hand. http://www.windmill-games.com No rules knowledge required.
Location: Tartan II 07
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Dread by The Impossible Dream
GM: Brandon Grinslade
Sponsored by Games by James
Event ID: 2011

The Orcish Horde

The Village has hired your band of heroes to take care of the local bandit problem; however, these bandits seem to be a bit better organized than most. All materials provided and rules taught.
Location: Tartan I 03
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Savage Worlds by Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4016

World of Warcraft CCG Mini-tournament

Have you ever wanted to try the World of Warcraft Collectible Card Game? In this unique mini-tournament format, the game will be taught and a small round-robin tournament held. No experience necessary; all decks are provided! Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: FRI22-02
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: World of Warcraft CCG by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4006
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FRI24-02

Starts at 12 AM, runs 2 hours.

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: FRI24-02
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Redneck Life + Expansion

Tradition will continue. Those of who signed up for "Shootin' Ladders" might as well sign up for this one also, if you haven't crashed from the sugar high caused by RC Cola and moon pies. Both games function at the same level. Take an ordinary, mundane, morality game such as "Life." Make four changes: increase average number of teeth lost per turn, add multiple marriages and divorces, attach a photo of Dale Earncart, and start cash and education from zero, not from your Parkway North Senior High School degree. Congratulations, you now have "Redneck Life." Mature players (18+) only.
Location: McKnight 04
Time Slot: FRI24-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Redneck Life by Gut Bustin' Games
GM: Eric J. O'Denius
Sponsored by Saint Paul Area Road Knights
Event ID: 1022

The Dungeon Delve: Level 2

Come join a party of fellow adventurers as they explore The Broken Tower. This once mighty tower was abandoned decades ago. Now a band of goblins has taken it over and begun raiding local towns. A reward has been posted to clean it out. We suggest new players stop by the Universe Games vendor stall before the event for an overview of the rules and help generating a character.
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: FRI24-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Universe Games
Event ID: 5106
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SAT08-10

Starts at 8 AM, runs 2 hours.

A Brief History of Dungeons and Dragons

Ever wonder where Dungeons and Dragons came from? Why is it considered the first RPG? Ever heard of Gary Gygax or Dave Arneson? What is chainmail, or for that matter, Pathfinder? What do they have to do with D&D? We will explore these and other facts as we explore the 30+ years of D&D.
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT08-10
Type: Roleplaying Seminar
Players: 20
System: Dungeons & Dragons by TSR
GM: Christian Nelson
Sponsored by Universe Games
Event ID: 5100

Anima Card Game

A fast-paced, stand alone multi-player card game set in the Anima universe. Come lead your characters through dangerous and difficult quests in search of great riches! Rules will be taught.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: SAT08-10
Type: Card Game
Players: 5
System: Anima Card Game by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4024

Carcassonne

Carcassonne is a clever tile-laying game. The players develop the area around Carcassonne and deploy their followers on the roads, in the cities, in the cloisters, and in the fields. The skill of the players to develop the area will determine who is victorious. Power to the Meeple! Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 03
Time Slot: SAT08-10
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Carcassonne by Rio Grande
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4210

Chess - Learn to Play

Chess For Beginners as well as Advanced Chess Strategies for those who wish to advance their game! Four boards will be set up for instruction and play. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 04
Time Slot: SAT08-10
Type: Board Game Seminar
Players: 8
System: by undefined
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4225

Dominion with a Little Intrigue

You are a monarch of a small pleasant kingdom of rivers and evergreens, but you have dreams of bigger and better! There are several fiefs, freeholds and feodums to take over. But wait! There are several other monarchs with the same idea. Race to get as much unclaimed land as possible. Includes Dominion: Intrigue expansion.
Location: McKnight 10
Time Slot: SAT08-10
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Dominion by Rio Grande Games
GM: April L Snyder
Event ID: 1113

Firefly Munchkin

Oh, give me a home where the Jackalopes roam. And the Dudes and the Buckaroos play. I'll slay and I'll loot, give the monsters the boot, and the dice are not loaded, no way…in space! The Good, The Bad, and The Munchkin combine with Star Munchkin to become the classic combination of a Western in Space. Beginners Welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: SAT08-10
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Munchkin by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4223

Fluxx

Come play the hilarious, ever-changing game from Looney Labs. Draw a card, play a card -- the rules are simple enough, so what's the catch?
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: SAT08-10
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Fluxx by Looney Labs
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4017

Formula D

Come race around the great Formula One race tracks of the world in the latest edition of the classic racing game. Will you lead the pack or flame out in a blaze of glory? No experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: SAT08-10
Type: Board Game
Players: 8
System: Formula D by Asmodee, LLC
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4000

Lunch Money

Come play the hilarious yet ruthless card game of playground politics. There are some mature themes to the game, so kids should approach it with the same caution they would a bully on the playground.
Location: Tartan I 04
Time Slot: SAT08-10
Type: Card Game
Players: 4
System: Lunch Money by Atlas Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4019

On the Underground

Eric is always on the lookout at Gen Con for quality games. This year, it's "On the Underground." Parents and children alike will enjoy this slightly simpler version of the train game "Ticket to Ride." Players take turns constructing track to connect key stations of the London Underground. At the same time steering passengers towards their lines and away from the lines of the other players. Easy to learn and quite suitable for ages 7 and up! Beginners welcome!
Location: McKnight 01
Time Slot: SAT08-10
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: On the Underground by Rio Grande Games
GM: Eric J. O'Denius
Sponsored by Saint Paul Area Road Knights
Event ID: 1019

Pirates' (aka Liars') Dice

Test your skills of deceit in this easy to play dice game of calculation and bluffing, taken from a certain pirate movie. No wagering of souls allowed however...
Location: Tartan I 03
Time Slot: SAT08-10
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Pirates' Dice by Hasbro
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4007

Settlers of Catan Tournament

Settlers of Catan Tournament. Non-elimination points based system. Prize awarded for 1st place. Experienced players. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 02
Time Slot: SAT08-10
Type: Board Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Settlers of Catan by Mayfair Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4224

Ticket to Ride

Players collect cards of various types of train cars they then use to claim railway routes in North America. The longer the routes, the more points they earn. Additional points come to those who fulfill Destination Tickets – goal cards that connect distant cities; and to the player who builds the longest continuous route. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 06
Time Slot: SAT08-10
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Ticket to Ride by Days of Wonder
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4251
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SAT08-14

Starts at 8 AM, runs 6 hours.

Axis & Allies Pacific 1940 Ed

Axis & Allies Pacific 1940 utilizes the updated rules established in A&A Anniversary Edition. Two new combat units debut in this game, Tactical Bombers and Mechanized Infantry. A new playable ally and ever expanding forces along with all new rules for neutral nations, naval & air bases, kamikaze attacks and convoy disruption add even more depth and historical accuracy to this giant game. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 05
Time Slot: SAT08-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Axis and Allies by Avalon Hill
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4226

Vindication

During the Dust Bowl years there were two storms so vast that they affected the East Coast. When these storms hit, the PCs are among visitors to the Smithsonian, viewing a new exhibit: 'Criminal Masterminds and the Heroes Who Brought Them to Justice.' A descendant of one of those villains is also in attendance... General knowledge of roleplaying required.
Location: Tartan II 06
Time Slot: SAT08-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Hollow Earth Expedition by Exile Game Studio
GM: Michael G Shannon
Event ID: 2013
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SAT10-12

Starts at 10 AM, runs 2 hours.

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: SAT10-12
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Apples to Apples

Apples to Apples consists only of two decks of cards: Things and Descriptions. Each turn the current referee selects a Description. Players try to pick, from the cards in their hands, the Things that best match that Description. The referee chooses the Thing that appeals most and awards the card to the player who played it. The first player that earns a pre-determined number of cards wins! Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: SAT10-12
Type: Card Game
Players: 8
System: Apples to Apples by Out of the Box
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4227

Attack!

The basic game (Attack!) is a very simple game of expansion and conflict set in the World War 2 era. This game immerses the players in the flavor of the period with rules that are very simple and easy to get into. Combat units have certain advantages based on its historical role. Diplomacy and military conquest increase your sphere of influence. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 02
Time Slot: SAT10-12
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Attack! by Eagle Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4228

Chess Tournament

Eight players in a non-elimination points based tournament. Prize awarded for 1st place. Rules knowledge required. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 03
Time Slot: SAT10-12
Type: Board Game Tournament
Players: 8
System: Chess by UNKNOWN
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4229

FRAG

Enemy in sight - FRAG HIM - grab his stuff.
Location: Steve Jackson theme Room
Time Slot: SAT10-12
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: FRAG by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Brian S. Anderson
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5410

Ra

Bid for monuments, pharaohs, rivers, floods, gold and other things in ancient Egypt. This is a fast moving and entertaining game. Beginners are welcome.
Location: McKnight 02
Time Slot: SAT10-12
Type: Board Game
Players: 9
System: Ra by Rio Grande Games
GM: Mike Backstrom
Event ID: 1004

Speed Painting

Back this year! Sure you can paint minis, but can you do it in a half hour? Join us in the Terrain Specialties area for Speed Painting. The Source is providing the figures. Each contestant will have a half hour to paint their figure. Full rules are on page (TBD) of this book. The following times available on (day of week):
Location: Speed Painting
Time Slot: SAT10-12
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: by undefined
GM: Kathy McCarty
Event ID: 3216

Ticket to Ride Europe

Ticket to Ride: Europe takes you on a new train adventure across Europe. From Edinburgh to Constantinople and from Lisbon to Moscow, you'll visit great cities of turn-of-the-century Europe. More than just a new map, Ticket to Ride: Europe features brand new gameplay elements including Tunnels, Ferries and Train Stations. The game also includes larger format cards and Train Station game pieces. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 06
Time Slot: SAT10-12
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Ticket to Ride Europe by Days of Wonder
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4252
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SAT10-14

Starts at 10 AM, runs 4 hours.

A Last Will and an Unexpected Testament

You were called to your eccentric Auntie Jane's unique home on Al Amarja for the reading of her Last Will and Testament. A varied cast of would-be heirs are all here looking for something, but they'll get more than they bargained for before the old girl has her final say. Mystery and adventure abound in this character-driven story that brings the commonplace and the surreal together. Newcomers (maturity preferred).
Location: Roadkill Memorial Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Over the Edge by Atlas Games
GM: Jim Beecher
Sponsored by Peoples Republic of Lemony Fresh
Event ID: 5306

Assault On Orsha

June 1944: The Russian summer offensive begins with a massive assault in Belorussia against Army Group Center. Heavily outnumbered German troops of the 48th Panzer Corps are engaged in desperate defensive fighting all along the front. The strategic railway head at Orsha must hold out against the Russian tide to allow the Germans time to withdraw and regroup.
Location: McKnight 23
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Arc of Fire by TAC Publications
GM: Matthew Helmen
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3200

Battlestar Galactica Board Game

Can you ferret out the Cylon in your midst? Are you the sleeper agent? Come play the wild game of intrigue set in the Battlestar universe by Fantasy Flight. Rules knowledge required.
Location: Tartan I 03
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Battlestar Galactica by Fantasy Flight
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4002

BattleTech 101 - King Of The Hill

Never played Classic BattleTech before? Always wanted to learn? Getting rusty? Or just looking for something fun to do? Learn how to play or refresh your skills in Classic BattleTech. Then test your new skills in a simple King Of The Hill scenario. All miniatures, record sheets, and dice provided. Beginners welcome!
Location: McKnight 24
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 8
System: Classic BattleTech by FASA
GM: Jeff Strating
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3215

Best Student Council Ever

Pray to whatever higher powers will answer. It's time to elect a new student council and student body President, and this looks to be the most contested election ever. Vice-Principal, The Body, has vowed there will be law and order this time, and certainly no blowing up the school again. Sense of humor a must.
Location: International Room
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Interactive Roleplaying
Players: 20
System: Teenagers From Outer Space by R. Talisorian Games
GM: Nathan Nolan
Sponsored by Peoples Republic of Lemony Fresh
Event ID: 2120

Classic Battletech

The ever popular game of mech combat in the far future returns once again. Come learn the intricacies of running a multi-story battlemech against an array of opponents, or try your hand on the battlefield against live foes! Both 'Boot Camps' and actual battles will be running the whole time. New players and grizzled veterans alike are welcome! Rules will be taught.
Location: Tartan I 08
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Classic BattleTech by FASA
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4038

Colosseum

You are a Roman Impresario, producing great spectacles in your arena in the hope of attracting the most spectators. The lions are looking mighty hungry. Could you be on their menu? Today was a good day at the colosseum: Lions 24 - Christians 0.
Location: McKnight 07
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Colosseum by Days of Wonder
GM: Richard Moyer, Sr.
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 1036

Columbia Games Block Party

Columbia Games' blocks-of-war system allows players to re-create the fog of war by concealing unit types and strengths from the opponent. Stop by to play Hammer of the Scots, Liberty, Crusader Rex, Pacific Victory, Rommel in the Desert, Athens & Sparta, or the new Texas Glory. Please bring your copy of any Columbia block game, or take a chance that I'll have a copy available. Please read the rules at www.columbiagames.com before this event begins.
Location: McKnight 11
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 2
System: Blocks of War by Columbia Games
GM: Thomas Arndt
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 1110

Combat Commander - The Tournament

Come play some of the best CC scenarios against some of the best players in the Twin Cities! You do not need to enter both tournament rounds in order to win prizes. Prizes being awarded for best overall player, best Allied player, and best Axis player. Additional prizes may be awarded if available. Rules knowledge required. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: McKnight 05
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Board Game Tournament
Players: 16
System: Combat Commander by GMT Games
GM: Paul O'Connor
Event ID: 1042

Contact at Taloqan

2000 Hours: Local forces report attack on city. ANP Officer reported attackers in grey burquas before contact was lost. Taliban units believed to be in the city. 2100 Hours: Proceed to southern edge of city and make contact with elements of ANA garrison. Provide assistance until reinforcements arrive. Beginners welcome!
Location: Tartan II 04
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Twilight 2000 by GDW
GM: Timothy P. Moore
Event ID: 2017

D&D 4th Edition - RPGA Event

The RPGA returns to Con of the North! Bring your Living Forgotten Realms characters and join in the adventuring fun.
Location: Tartan I 07
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4037

Galaxy Trucker

Full game plus most of the Big Expansion including Fifth Wheel, New Technology, Bonus Cards, and if mostly experienced players, Evil Machinations. Will spend the first half hour teaching the game to new players. Beginners welcome!
Location: McKnight 04
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Galaxy Trucker by Rio Grande Games
GM: Richard Eichenlaub
Event ID: 1015

Games Workshop Open Gaming

Terrain Specialties will provide multiple tables of themed terrain and you provide your own army to play against other GW gamers. You can join in any time throughout the time slot and play one-on-one, multiplayer mega-battles or Apocalypse games. A great opportunity to test your 40K army before Sunday's Rogue Trader Tournament.
Location: McKnight 27
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 12
System: Warhammer 40K, Warhammer Fantasy by Games Workshop
GM: Darren Riske
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3204

Iraq-n-Roll

Who saves those who are usually sent in to do the saving? Well, of course, the Unit. Come join the Unit on another thrilling adventure. Last time it was the Antarctic, this time you are tossed right in the middle of the war on terror. A Ranger squad escorting some scientists has gone missing, and it is your job to find them or find out why they are missing. Are you up for the job? Of course you are, because you are a member of THE UNIT! Mature players only (18+).
Location: Ghost Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium
GM: Jeff Rothecker
Sponsored by Ghost of RPSIG
Event ID: 5502

Magic Booster Draft Tournament

Magic: The Gathering. Booster draft of Zendikar block. You end up with 45 cards to make a 40 card deck plus land. $13 entry fee. DCI Sanctioned. Rules knowledge required.
Location: St. Paul II 04
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Card Game
Players: 8
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4208

On Stable Ground?

Part 2 of 'The Avatar's Glory'. Strange things are happening in Omashu – stranger than usual. The city's famed package delivery network is in shambles and the very stone of the city seems to be rebelling. Naturally, the King is nowhere to be found… Familiar with setting
Location: Winona RPSIG Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: Big Eyes, Small Mouth 3rd ed. by ArtHaus Games / White Wolf
GM: Richard L. Schreiber
Sponsored by Winona RPSIG
Event ID: 5002

Over the Mediterranean

You and five others have won an all paid trip to Greece. Unfortunately the private jet has engine trouble and makes an emergency landing on the island of Al Amarja. What trouble can befall you here? Beginners welcome! Characters provided.
Location: Tartan III 04
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Over the Edge by Atlas Games
GM: Mark Hinterthuer
Event ID: 2111

Rebels in the Mist

Enlist in the Imperial Navy and wipe out the treacherous Rebel scum! Learn to fly X-Wings and TIE fighters in this easy to learn game of spaceship combat. All materials provided and rules taught.
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Squadron Strike by Ad Astra Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4040

Ruinous Folly

An ancient think-machine leads the players to a treasure of the Second Republic, a terraforming center filled with invaluable technology and heretical abominations.
Location: Tartan III 02
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: Fading Suns, Revised by RedBrick
GM: Shannon Patrick
Event ID: 2020

Settlers of Catan

Join in this classic game of commerce, trade and, at moments, backstabbing. Always a good time! No experience necessary; rules will be taught.
Location: Tartan I 04
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Settlers of Catan by Mayfair Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4034

Swimming in the Swarms

WWII Eastern Front: Can the stalwart German defenders hold their own against the liberating Soviet swarms? Come test your skill as a battlefield commander with a fast paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card driven rule system. All 15mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary!
Location: Tartan I 06
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Sponsored by Tactical Assault Games
Event ID: 4033

The Ettin's Riddle

A vicious two-headed giant has been terrorizing the local village. The mayor has asked you to eliminate it; but is everything as it seems? Experienced players only.
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: D&D 3.5 by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Universe Games
Event ID: 5115

The Silver Sparrow

A crash landing has you stranded on what appears on a barren sky island, or is it? An ancient treasure from a dead kingdom may lead to salvation. Do you have the courage to use it? You know that any kingdom in the Skies will kill for the artifact, so where do you go from here? Enter the world of swashbuckling, pirates, skyships and 7 Skies. A shared narrative RPG based on the PDQ system.
Location: Tartan II 02
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: Swashbucklers of the 7 Skies by Evil Hat Productions
GM: Joshua Rensch
Sponsored by gmwithadd.com
Event ID: 2003

The Venture Bros.: In Deep

Has Rusty succeeded at last? His latest invention works, it generates power without fuel or heat. His project sells like crazy, affording Rusty the wealth he has always wanted. Unfortunately, is also gets him the enemies he never wanted. Can he survive the Guild? Beginners welcome, knowledge of the TV show helpful.
Location: Tartan III 01
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: GURPS by Steve Jackson Games
GM: WAYLEND, Gregory T Johnson
Event ID: 2102

Warmachine

Ever want to control a giant steam powered Warjack? Ever want to wield magic so powerful it can destroy those 'Jacks in a single blow? Or maybe you would just like to rip the arm off of the enemy's 'Jack and then toss the smoking hulk at another enemy? If so, the you might just like Warmachine! Come join us in this exciting demo game and learn how to play. No experience needed and all materials are provided.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Warmachine by Privateer Press
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4022

Warwick Castle

Scheme your way through a banquet of political intrigue at the 12th century manor of the Earl of Warwick
Location: Tartan III 06
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Chronica Feudalis by Cellar Games
GM: Jeremy Keller
Event ID: 2026

With Jumpsuit, Badge, and Laser IV: The Evercandy Story

Citizens! You have been selected for a perfectly safe and fun mission! Report to MAN Sector Troubleshooter HQ, briefing room C2O0-T1N0 for your assignment!
Location: Old Systems Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Paranoia, 2nd ed. by West End Games
GM: Michael Miller
Sponsored by ESGLabs.com
Event ID: 5202

World of Warcraft CCG Mini-tournament

Have you ever wanted to try the World of Warcraft Collectible Card Game? In this unique mini-tournament format, the game will be taught and a small round-robin tournament held. No experience necessary; all decks are provided! Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: SAT10-14
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: World of Warcraft CCG by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4006
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SAT10-18

Starts at 10 AM, runs 8 hours.

Advanced Civilization

The classic Avalon Hill game of development and conflict as you build up your roving tribe to a sprawling empire. We will play with the western expansion map if there are enough players. Experienced and new players welcome - rules will be taught if necessary.
Location: McKnight 01
Time Slot: SAT10-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Advanced Civilization by Avalon Hill
GM: Darin DuMez
Event ID: 1027
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SAT12-14

Starts at 12 PM, runs 2 hours.

Age of Steam

Age of Steam relives the era when pioneering US railroads built the tracks that transformed America's economy. The cut-throat action is centered on the industrial powerhouses of the growing nation: Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and beyond. Competition is brutal, with the game usually going to the player who plans most carefully. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 06
Time Slot: SAT12-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Age of Steam by Winsome Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4248

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: SAT12-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Amun Re

Compete with other players for prestige in ancient Egypt. Build pyramids and cultivate the Nile Valley. Decide how much you are going sacrifice to Amun Re. Rules knowledge required.
Location: McKnight 02
Time Slot: SAT12-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 9
System: Amun-Re by Rio Grande Games
GM: Mike Backstrom
Event ID: 1005

Carcassonne Tournament

The game of Carcassonne with some competition! Non-elimination type tournament. Prize awarded for 1st place. Rules knowledge required. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 02
Time Slot: SAT12-14
Type: Board Game Tournament
Players: 4
System: Carcassonne by Rio Grande
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4230

Columbia Games Block Party

Columbia Games' blocks-of-war system allows players to re-create the fog of war by concealing unit types and strengths from the opponent. Stop by to play Hammer of the Scots, Liberty, Crusader Rex, Pacific Victory, Rommel in the Desert, Athens & Sparta, or the new Texas Glory. Please bring your copy of any Columbia block game, or take a chance that I'll have a copy available. (This game runs for 4 hours, until 4 PM.) Please read the rules at www.columbiagames.com before this event begins.
Location: McKnight 12
Time Slot: SAT12-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 2
System: Columbia Block Game by Columbia Games
GM: Thomas Arndt
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 1111

Learn to Play Axis and Allies War at Sea

Tora Tora Tora! Sink the Bismarck! Hit hard. Hit fast. Hit often. Engage your enemy's fleet and blow him or her out of the water in this Historical WWII Naval battle game. Send out your planes from the carrier decks on a bombing run, or prowl the ocean with your U-boats and send them to the depths. Dice and miniatures will be provided. Beginners are welcome.
Location: Hallway 03
Time Slot: SAT12-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Axis & Allies War at Sea by Wizards of the Coast
GM: James Spurrier
Event ID: 3006

The Klingon Civil War

Family vs. Family, Brother vs. Brother, Fleet vs. Fleet. Players will command ships that combine into fleets. For Honor! Rules have been simplified to provide fast-paced ship combat allowing for a more tactical game! None, rules will be taught
Location: McKnight 19
Time Slot: SAT12-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 8
System: Star Trek Roleplaying Supplement by FASA
GM: Gerald Dagel, Elizabeth Sloan
Event ID: 6003

The Stars are Right

When the stars are right, the Great Old Ones will return...
Location: Steve Jackson theme Room
Time Slot: SAT12-14
Type: Card Game
Players: 4
System: The Stars are Right by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Brian S. Anderson
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5409

Three Dragon Ante

Three-Dragon Ante is a fast-paced noncollectable card game based on the games of chance played by characters within the D&D game world. The game will be played tournament style. Prize awarded for 1st place.
Location: St. Paul II 03
Time Slot: SAT12-14
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Three Dragon Ante by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4231
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SAT14-16

Starts at 2 PM, runs 2 hours.

40K Capture The Flag

In the grim darkness of the far future there is only war… and Capture the Flag. Stalk the arena, frag your enemies, and return their flag to your team's base to claim ultimate victory. To participate, either use a provided figure or bring your own painted 40K infantry model to represent your player. Questions: conofthenorthrtt@yahoo.com
Location: McKnight 23
Time Slot: SAT14-16
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 8
System: Warhammer 40K by Games Workshop
GM: Matthew Helmen
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3201

ADGNEPSEF555: Random Mayhem

Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends: Advanced Dimensional Green Ninja-Educational Preparatory Super-Elementary Fortress 555! Experience the best show that never was with classmates who are ninjas, monster trainers, scientists and more in an anime-themed cross-dimensional gradeschool. Dice, candy and crayons provided. TV Y7 rated. http://www.windmill-games.com
Location: International Room
Time Slot: SAT14-16
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 20
System: Golden Hour: TV-Y7 by Windmill Game Co.
GM: J. Akira Barnes
Event ID: 2009

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: SAT14-16
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Demo Derby

Test your driving skills in the stadium as you smash and crash your way to victory while fans cheer you on from the grandstands. Enter the wild world of Saturday Night at the Track: Demo Derby. This 1982 board game has been revamped to today's standards. 4'x4' custom game board, Demo Derby Hot Wheels miniatures, terrain and supplies provided. Beginners welcome.
Location: McKnight 19
Time Slot: SAT14-16
Type: Miniatures
Players: 12
System: Saturday Night at the Track by Mayfair Games
GM: Michael Ysker
Sponsored by TheAgencyStar
Event ID: 3002

Dexterity Games Tournament of Champions!

Sorry Sliders! Loopin' Louie! Bounce-it-in! and more! Looking for some easy-going, fun, and sometimes stupid dexterity games in fun setting? We got them and we're looking for a few good gamers who have what it takes to play in the first annual dexterity games tournament of champions! Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Hallway 01
Time Slot: SAT14-16
Type: Board Game Tournament
Players: 8
System: Various by UNKNOWN
GM: Matt Dodor
Event ID: 1000

That's Inconceivable!

The Dread Pirate Captain Santiago has defeated both the British and Spanish fleets sent to end his days of plundering. Now the French Fleet, led by the massive flagship La Magnifique, is out to prove it can eliminate the troublesome Pirate Captain once and for all. This game uses modified Pirates of the Spanish Main rules for fast and exciting fleet battles. (Some home rules.)
Location: McKnight 25
Time Slot: SAT14-16
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Pirates of the Spanish Main by Wizkids
GM: Dan Helmen
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3208

Ticket to Ride

Build railroad tracks across the country and try to fulfill what your destination destination cards tell you to do. Beginners are welcome.
Location: McKnight 02
Time Slot: SAT14-16
Type: Board Game
Players: 9
System: Ticket to Ride by Days of Wonder
GM: Mike Backstrom
Event ID: 1006

World of Warcraft Collectable Miniatures Game

Come play your favorite characters and races from the online game as you battle in small warbands for the treasures of Azeroth. Rules taught; miniatures provided.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: SAT14-16
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: World of Warcraft CMG by Upper Deck
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4027
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SAT14-18

Starts at 2 PM, runs 4 hours.

4th Edition School: Learn to Play, Newb

Come and learn to play 4th edition Dungeons and Dragons from the obsessive-compulsive dungeon master (OCDM). Pre-generated characters will be provided. All materials will be provided. Rules will be taught. Age requirement: teen 13+.
Location: Tartan III 03
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Jeff zzSorensen
Event ID: 2008

A Day at the Beach

WWII Italian Front: Can the Allies finally force their way out of the Anzio beachhead against stiff resistance from German paratroopers? Come test your skill as a battlefield commander with a fast paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card driven rule system. All 15mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary!
Location: Tartan I 06
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Sponsored by Tactical Assault Games
Event ID: 4058

Ambush at the Hyperlimit

The Peeps ambush a Manticorian caravan near the Hyperlimit. It is up to you to show the Peeps that Honor Harrington is not the only Manty Officer that can send the Peeps packing. Come and experience starship combat in David Weber's Honorverse. All materials provided and rules taught.
Location: Tartan I 03
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Saganami Tactical Island Sim by Ad Astra Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4041

Arena - Prison Break

Waking up in an underground prison and forced to fight as entertainment by an evil race. Join a mismatched group of adventurers as they fight in the "Arena" to keep a wizard alive as he prepares a spell that will set you all free. Adventurers will pit their skills against NPCs and "Arena" dangers such as rising water levels and elevation challenges in this combat-oriented adventure. Bring you own 6-8 level characters or pregens will be provided. Prizes awarded to players for creative teamwork and survival. Knowledge of the system rules important.
Location: Tartan III 05
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 7
System: D&D 3.5 by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Jay Gellerman
Event ID: 2027

Battlestar Galactica - Pegasus

The first expansion for Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game, Pegasus adds two new supplemental game boards featuring the Battlestar Pegasus and the planet New Caprica, seven new characters, two plastic Basestars, as well as new Destination, Crisis, Loyalty, Quorum, Super Crisis, and Skill cards. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Battlestar Galactica by Fantasy Flight
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4232

Border Clash

Inner Sphere forces clash over disputed territory. All miniatures and record sheets provided. Some BattleTech experience suggested, but not required.
Location: McKnight 24
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Classic BattleTech by FASA
GM: Jeff Strating
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3210

Circus Minimus

Simple chariot racing game with lots of player interaction.
Location: McKnight 04
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 7
System: Circus Minimus by The Gamers
GM: Richard Eichenlaub
Event ID: 1014

Classic Battletech

The ever popular game of mech combat in the far future returns once again. Come learn the intricacies of running a multi-story battlemech against an array of opponents, or try your hand on the battlefield against live foes! Both 'Boot Camps' and actual battles will be running the whole time. New players and grizzled veterans alike are welcome! Rules will be taught.
Location: Tartan I 08
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Classic BattleTech by FASA
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4038

Columbia Games Block Party

Columbia Games' blocks-of-war system allows players to re-create the fog of war by concealing unit types and strengths from the opponent. Stop by to play Hammer of the Scots, Liberty, Crusader Rex, Pacific Victory, Rommel in the Desert, Athens & Sparta, or the new Texas Glory. Please bring your copy of any Columbia block game, or take a chance that I'll have a copy available. Please read the rules at www.columbiagames.com before this event begins.
Location: McKnight 11
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 2
System: Blocks of War by Columbia Games
GM: Thomas Arndt
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 1110

Combat Commander - The Tournament

Come play some of the best CC scenarios against some of the best players in the Twin Cities! You do not need to enter both tournaments in order to win prizes. Prizes being awarded to the player, best Allied player, and best Axis player. Additional prizes may be awarded if available. Rules knowledge required. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: McKnight 05
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Board Game Tournament
Players: 16
System: Combat Commander by GMT Games
GM: Paul O'Connor
Event ID: 1018

D&D 4th Edition - RPGA Event

The RPGA returns to Con of the North! Bring your Living Forgotten Realms characters and join in the adventuring fun.
Location: Tartan I 07
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4037

Delta 3 Is Down

The Zhodani view the Imperials as violent, expansionist, mentally disturbed, guilt-ridden liars and thieves. You and your Zhodani crew have become trapped behind Imperial lines and are trying to go home.
Location: Steve Jackson theme Room
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: GURPS Traveler by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Mario M. Butter
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5402

Dominion

Do you have the best deck-building strategy? Compete against your fellow congoers and find out! Non-elimination points based tournament. Prize awarded for 1st place. Rules knowledge required. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 02
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 8
System: Dominion by Rio Grande Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4233

Games Workshop Open Gaming

Terrain Specialties will provide multiple tables of themed terrain and you provide your own army to play against other GW gamers. You can join in any time throughout the time slot and play one-on-one, multiplayer mega-battles or Apocalypse games. A great opportunity to test your 40K army before Sunday's Rogue Trader Tournament.
Location: McKnight 27
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 12
System: Warhammer 40K, Warhammer Fantasy by Games Workshop
GM: Darren Riske
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3204

Hordes

Ever want to control a pack of ferocious wild creatures? Ever want to wield magic so powerful it causes those creatures to cower in fear of you? Or maybe you would just like to see your furry kitty maul your enemy's favorite pet? If so, then you might just love Hordes -- the sister game to Warmachine! Come join in this exciting demo game and learn how to play. No experience is needed and all materials are provided.
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Hordes by Privateer Press
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4023

It's Alive

You play a mad scientist competing to be the first to create life through the power of alchemy. Each turn you buy the offered body parts, and sell it to the highest bidder. Young Frankenstein will never be the same again. Beginners welcome.
Location: McKnight 07
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: It's Alive by Revier Games
GM: Richard Moyer, Sr.
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 1037

Legends of the Rising Sun

In the spirit of Kurosawa's Yojimbo and Seven Samurai, come and battle for control of a town in 16th Century Japan. Play either Samurai and Ashigaru, Sohei Monks, Ikko-Ikki, Ninja, or Yakuza thugs in this 28mm skirmish game. Miniatures provided.
Location: Hallway 02
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 8
System: Legend of the High Seas by Games Workshop
GM: Aaron Loomis
Event ID: 8201

Magic Sealed Tournament

Magic: The Gathering. Sealed Zendikar block. 5 boosters. $20 entry fee. DCI Sanctioned. Experienced players only.
Location: St. Paul II 03
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Card Game
Players: 8
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4221

Magic the Gathering: Legacy

The Legacy format is Vintage with a twist. While all Magic: The Gathering sets are legal in Legacy, just as they are in Vintage, some specific cards are prohibited from play in this format. This creates an entire different flavor for the format and offers up new creative challenges for players building decks for Legacy competitions. Not quite vintage and not quite Extended, the Legacy is truly a unique experience for Magic fans. Visit www.wizards.com/magic for more information and the list of cards not allowed in Legacy format. Format knowledge helpful. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Hallway 03
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 8
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Universe Games
Event ID: 1116

Pathfinder RPG

D&D 3.5 is not dead, it has just taken on a new form – the Pathfinder RPG! From the folks who brought you Dragon and Dungeon magazines comes this new take on the old favorite. Backward compatible with all of your old 3.5 books, come sit in on a session and see how good it can be. Characters will be provided, although if there is time some may be generated as well.
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Pathfinder RPG by Paizo Publishing
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4035

Prophecy of the Ancient Remnant

Descendants of human-animal hybrids, enslaved by the Rakshasa for generations, search for the re-appearance of a prophesized savior. Their masters give chase! The PC races are all animal-headed humanoids (stats adapted from previous editions). Pre-gens and miniatures provided. General roleplaying knowledge required.
Location: Tartan II 05
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Michael G Shannon
Event ID: 2014

Rescue at Fortaleza Dios

Set in 1665 in an alternate history where the Aztec Empire never fell, you and your motley group must sail to a fortified Spanish port and rescue a blood mage from the clutches of the Inquisition. Pre-gens include an ex-conquistador, an Aztec Jaguar Knight, an escaped slave, a Mayan Lightning Warrior, and an English Privateer. Rules will be taught.
Location: Tartan III 01
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Heirs of the Lost World by Obsidian Serpent Games
GM: Chad Davidson
Event ID: 2016

Running the Rock

Things have been slow lately, and money's getting tight, so when your connection offered a run with "a big payday for a little bit of work" you went for it. "All you need to do is a little break-in and pick up a package," he said. "It'll be easy." You didn't believe him, of course. It's been closed for more than a hundred years, but it's still Alcatraz. Mature players only (18+).
Location: Ghost Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Shadowrun 4th Ed. by Fanpro
GM: Joe Donaghue, Kevin Matheny
Sponsored by Ghost of RPSIG
Event ID: 5500

The Longest Patrol

You signed up to fight Communists and make the world safe - not chase Charlie through the tunnels. Bravo Company's newest mission started yesterday: locate and destroy a tunnel complex used by V.C. operatives. But ambushes and booby traps have whittled your 12 man team down to six. Diceless, numberless horror. Bring a steady hand. http://www.windmill-games.com No rules knowledge required.
Location: Tartan II 03
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Dread by The Impossible Dream
GM: Brandon Grinslade
Sponsored by Games by James
Event ID: 2011

The Raid

August 17, 1942: The battle for Guadalcanal goes poorly for the 1st US Marine division. Japanese forces are being reinforced and resupplied from nearby Makin Island. Your team's mission is simple, destroy enemy supplies and cause a big enough distraction to take some pressure off the marines in the Solomons. Newcomers (maturity preferred).
Location: Roadkill Memorial Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 8
System: Godlike by Arc Dream Publishing
GM: Nathan Nolan
Sponsored by Peoples Republic of Lemony Fresh
Event ID: 5303

Warlord LCG Mini-Tournament

Ever wanted to try the Warlord "living" card game? (And maybe even find out what a 'living' card game is ...) In this unique mini-tournament format, the game will be taught and a small round-robin tournament held. No experience necessary and all decks provided! Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Tartan I 04
Time Slot: SAT14-18
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Warlord Living Card Game by Phoenix Interactive
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4025
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SAT14-20

Starts at 2 PM, runs 6 hours.

1870

Make your fortune in the railroad biz. Play one of the most popular of the 18xx train games. Construct track, run your trains, generate revenue, and you're on the way to victory! Visit www.mayfairgmes.com and www.18xx.net for more information on the 18xx series of games. General 18xx knowledge needed. Rules will be taught.
Location: Hallway 07
Time Slot: SAT14-20
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: 1870 by Mayfair Games
GM: James Gallup III
Event ID: 1030

Blake's Final Stand

Your forces have finally pushed the Blakist Menace to the edge of a lonely, wooded hill. There is no escape or hope of rescue. Now you have only to finish the job. Note: There will be many advanced rules and equipment from TacOps, as well as some of the Mannai Domini enhancements from the Jihad sourcebooks.
Location: Hallway 04
Time Slot: SAT14-20
Type: Miniatures
Players: 12
System: BattleTech by FASA
GM: Dean Anderson
Sponsored by Catalyst Games
Event ID: 3005

Deep Into The Earth: The Cave

Just outside of Scarra is a cave. Locals say none have returned. The town elders recall a woman who had the uncanny ability to sculpt terrified exact duplicates of the lost adventurers and other frightening things. She claimed they were Earth Mother's visions. Her clay comes from the entrance of the cave. Others only watched her sculpt by shadow. She vanished 20 years ago. Clay is still disappearing from the entrance area of the cave…
Location: Winona RPSIG Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT14-20
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: D&D 3.5 by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Joelle Odeen, Richard Odeen
Sponsored by Winona RPSIG
Event ID: 5001

Fungi & Death in the Pacific Northwest

The Migou are making a push down from Alaska, and a Chrysalis Corp research facility vital to the war effort has gone silent. Can you find out what happened and keep vital information out of the hands of the enemy?
Location: Tartan II 01
Time Slot: SAT14-20
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Cthulutech by Catalyst Game Labs
GM: Shane Hotakainen
Event ID: 2000

Magic Legacy Tournament

Magic: The Gathering. Bring your Legacy (type 1.5) deck and compete against fellow Congoers. Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place. DCI Sanctioned. Rules knowledge required.
Location: St. Paul II 04
Time Slot: SAT14-20
Type: Card Game
Players: 8
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4209

Starcraft: The Boardgame

Including a total of 180 plastic figures and dozens of unit types, Starcraft: The Board Game features an innovative modular board of varying sizes which guarantees a new experience each and every game. An exciting card driven combat system allows players to modify and upgrade their faction with a wealth of powerful technologies. Players can unleash a Zergling rush, use powerful Protoss shields to halt an enemy invasion, or even send cloaked Ghosts out to guide nuclear missiles to their target. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 06
Time Slot: SAT14-20
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: StarCraft: the Board Game by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4254

The Dungeon Circuit

Set in the almost-self-aware fantasy realm of Paranesia, The Dungeon Circuit is a genre-twisting blend of Humor, High Fantasy and Gritty Television Realism! Fight monsters, promote your sponsor's merchandise, get the treasure, and - oh yes - don't forget to survive! Choose from a range of pre-gen characters, and get assigned a random in-game product to hawk.
Location: Tartan II 07
Time Slot: SAT14-20
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Story Arc by Limestone Publishing
GM: Justin T Williams
Sponsored by Twin Cities Design Collective
Event ID: 2019

The Stone Circle of Arneson and Gygax

A crazed wizard has stolen an obscure artifact known only as the Orb of Di-Em. He has led you on a wild goose chase to this long-forgotten ruin known as the Circle of Arneson and Gygax. Are the legends true? Could he really use this artifact to undo and change all of reality? What are the consequences of meddling with such primal powers? Be willing to experience all editions of D&D.
Location: Hallway 06
Time Slot: SAT14-20
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Dungeons & Dragons by TSR
GM: Christian Nelson
Sponsored by Universe Games
Event ID: 5110

The Stone Circle of Arneson and Gygax

A crazed wizard has stolen an obscure artifact known only as the Orb of Di-Em. He has led you on a wild goose chase to this long-forgotten ruin known as the Circle of Arneson and Gygax. Are the legends true? Could he really use this artifact to undo and change all of reality? What are the consequences of meddling with such primal powers? Be willing to experience all editions of D&D.
Location: Old Systems Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT14-20
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Dungeons & Dragons, 2nd Ed. by TSR
GM: Eric J. O'Denius
Sponsored by Universe Games
Event ID: 5111

The Stone Circle of Arneson and Gygax

A crazed wizard has stolen an obscure artifact known only as the Orb of Di-Em. He has led you on a wild goose chase to this long-forgotten ruin known as the Circle of Arneson and Gygax. Are the legends true? Could he really use this artifact to undo and change all of reality? What are the consequences of meddling with such primal powers? Be willing to experience all editions of D&D.
Location: Tartan III 08
Time Slot: SAT14-20
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Michael Miller
Sponsored by Universe Games
Event ID: 5112

The Stone Circle of Arneson and Gygax

A crazed wizard has stolen an obscure artifact known only as the Orb of Di-Em. He has led you on a wild goose chase to this long-forgotten ruin known as the Circle of Arneson and Gygax. Are the legends true? Could he really use this artifact to undo and change all of reality? What are the consequences of meddling with such primal powers? Be willing to experience all editions of D&D.
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT14-20
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Anthony DelVecchio
Sponsored by Universe Games
Event ID: 5113
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SAT16-18

Starts at 4 PM, runs 2 hours.

Chaos Marauders

A fast and frenzied card game of Orcish mayhem for 2-4 players that places you in charge of an orc mob preparing to lay waste to rival mobs! These grunts are boorish, disorganized, and just plain stupid...but they're the only tribe you've got. So grab the whip and get 'em into shape!
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: SAT16-18
Type: Card Game
Players: 4
System: Chaos Marauders by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4028

Columbia Games Block Party

Columbia Games' blocks-of-war system allows players to re-create the fog of war by concealing unit types and strengths from the opponent. Stop by to play Hammer of the Scots, Liberty, Crusader Rex, Pacific Victory, Rommel in the Desert, Athens & Sparta, or the new Texas Glory. Please bring your copy of any Columbia block game, or take a chance that I'll have a copy available. (This game runs for 4 hours, until 8 PM.) Please read the rules at www.columbiagames.com before this event begins.
Location: McKnight 12
Time Slot: SAT16-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 2
System: Columbia Block Game by Columbia Games
GM: Thomas Arndt
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 1112

Dreadnought Arena

Win the coveted title of Most Dreaded! Bring a painted: Space Marine, Chaos, or Ork Dreadnought; Killer Kan Mob; Sentinel Squadron; Wraithlord or Warwalker Squad; Carnifex (max 1 biomorph); Talos; Crisis Team; or Penitent Engine Squad. No special characters or VDR. No point limit. Any codex-legal upgrades allowed. Weapons & upgrades must be modeled. Send questions to: mrtcereal@gmail.com
Location: McKnight 22
Time Slot: SAT16-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 12
System: Warhammer 40K by Games Workshop
GM: Clay McCarty
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3211

Dusk of the Dead

Fleeing the zombie outbreak, a group of survivors has run out of gas on a deserted country road. They've abandoned their vehicle and spotted a farm just off the road, but dusk is upon them and zombies are closing in. Can they reach the house and find supplies that will help them survive the night? Take control of a survivor's fate in this zombie skirmish game.
Location: McKnight 26
Time Slot: SAT16-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Zombie Skirmish by Helmen Brothers Home Rules
GM: Dan Helmen
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3209

Nuclear War! (Basic Game)

It's up to you how you choose to annihilate your enemies in this classic card game. Will you use propaganda or bomb them back to the stone age? Beginners and experienced players equally welcome. Rules will be taught. Basic set only.
Location: Hallway 01
Time Slot: SAT16-18
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Nuclear War by Flying Buffalo
GM: Karen Christopherson
Event ID: 1025

Puerto Rico

This popular game needs no description. Rules knowledge is required.
Location: McKnight 02
Time Slot: SAT16-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 9
System: Puerto Rico by Rio Grande
GM: Mike Backstrom
Event ID: 1007
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SAT18-20

Starts at 6 PM, runs 2 hours.

40K Apocalypse Vehicle Smash

Unleash destruction on an apocalyptic scale to emerge victorious in this 40K free-for-all. To participate, bring up to 800 points of painted models from current codexes or Apocalypse datasheets, composed from the following: vehicles with the Tank or Walker special rule, Titans, Super Heavy Vehicles, or Tyranid Monstrous/Gargantuan Creatures. Models with the Flyer special rule may NOT be used. Models must be Games Workshop, Forgeworld, Armorcast or a suitable conversion of their likeness. Questions: mrtcereal@gmail.com
Location: McKnight 22
Time Slot: SAT18-20
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Warhammer 40K by Games Workshop
GM: Clay McCarty
Event ID: 3202

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: SAT18-20
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Farkle Tournament

Play the hot new Facebook game in person. With real live people! Also known as "10,000" or "1 and 5". You roll 6 dice, remove only the dice you want to use for points, then re-roll the remaining dice. Some scoring dice must be removed after every roll. If you can eventually make all six dice count for score, pick them all up and keep going. Prize awarded for 1st place. Beginners welcome. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 03
Time Slot: SAT18-20
Type: Board Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Farkle by Legendary Games Inc
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4236

Hobby Workshop - Airbrushing 101

Ever wanted to learn about airbrushing? Feel like it is too complicated, or you just aren't that artistically inclined? Nonsense! Come learn the ins-and-outs from an expert on the easiest way to paint miniatures quickly and effectively. In addition, he will demonstrate techniques for creating truly unique pieces. The 101 Workshop will cover airbrush selection, set-up, and paints as well as some of the 'Getting Started' basics.
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: SAT18-20
Type: Seminar
Players: 8
System: by undefined
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4029

Munchkin

Kill the monsters, steal the treasure, stab your buddy...
Location: McKnight 01
Time Slot: SAT18-20
Type: Card Game
Players: 8
System: Munchkin by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Brian S. Anderson
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5407

Settlers of Catan

Gather resources on an unexplored island. Trade with your fellow players. Build roads and settlements with the resources you collected. Rules knowledge required.
Location: McKnight 02
Time Slot: SAT18-20
Type: Board Game
Players: 7
System: Settlers of Catan by Mayfair Games
GM: Mike Backstrom
Event ID: 1010
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SAT18-22

Starts at 6 PM, runs 4 hours.

A Day at the Beach

WWII Italian Front: Can the Allies finally force their way out of the Anzio beachhead against stiff resistance from German paratroopers? Come test your skill as a battlefield commander with a fast paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card driven rule system. All 15mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary!
Location: Tartan I 06
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Sponsored by Tactical Assault Games
Event ID: 4058

A Fine and Private Place

Certainly, one expects to find a corpse or two in a cemetery, though they are typically interred with he respect and solemnity due the occasion, not unceremoniously dumped in a shallow grave like yesterday's garbage. Understandably, the residents of St. Mary's Cemetery are somewhat put out by this unwelcome intrusion, and determined to investigate the murders that have defiled their final resting place. It's a daunting undertaking for any group of insubstantial and invisible manifestations of ectoplasmic residue but, as they say, death is not for the faint of heart. A darkly humorous scenario in the style of Ghost, Beetlejuice, The Frighteners, and The Graveyard Book.
Location: Tartan II 02
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: Lost Souls by Marquee Press
GM: Mark Cummins
Event ID: 2022

Assault on Crete

15mm Miniature recreation of the German airborne assault on the Island of Crete. Uses the Disposable Heroes Ruleset, and is a skirmish level game. Rules will be taught.
Location: Hallway 01
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 8
System: Disposable Heroes by Iron Ivan
GM: Aaron Loomis
Event ID: 8200

Automobile

You are the CEO in the transportation world of the early 1900s. It's an economic/management game where you make the decisions of distributors, production, demand, executive and price among others. This game sounds boring, but on the contrary, it is quite rewarding and worth the investment of time.
Location: McKnight 07
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Automoblie by Martin Wallace
GM: Richard Moyer, Sr.
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 1038

Battlefleet Gothic

Starship combat in the Warhammer 40K universe - it doesn't get any better! Lead your fleet in action against your bitterest foes, with the fate of worlds hanging in the balance. Because the games are fast and furious, a couple of different scenarios will be run each time - including the infamous 'Cruiser Clash' for learning the game. Rules will be taught and all miniatures provided.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Battlefleet Gothic by Games Workshop
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4014

Columbia Games Block Party

Columbia Games' blocks-of-war system allows players to re-create the fog of war by concealing unit types and strengths from the opponent. Stop by to play Hammer of the Scots, Liberty, Crusader Rex, Pacific Victory, Rommel in the Desert, Athens & Sparta, or the new Texas Glory. Please bring your copy of any Columbia block game, or take a chance that I'll have a copy available. Please read the rules at www.columbiagames.com before this event begins.
Location: McKnight 11
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 2
System: Blocks of War by Columbia Games
GM: Thomas Arndt
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 1110

D&D 4th Edition - RPGA Event

The RPGA returns to Con of the North! Bring your Living Forgotten Realms characters and join in the adventuring fun.
Location: Tartan I 07
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4037

Fantasy Flight Board Game Du Jour

Come play one of the many great games from Fantasy Flight Games. What game will it be? It will depend on the moon, the alignment of the stars, the crytal ball and the GM's whim - although begging & pleading may play a part as well. In any event, a good time for all!
Location: Tartan I 08
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Various FFG Board Games by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4039

Fortress In The Void

The Adeptus Mechanicus Explorators have discovered a Blackstone Fortress in the Eksir Sub Sector. The Imperial Navy is en route to secure the powerful artifact for the Emperor, but others desire to claim it for themselves.
Location: McKnight 23
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Battlefleet Gothic by Games Workshop
GM: Darren Riske
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3205

Games Workshop Open Gaming

Terrain Specialties will provide multiple tables of themed terrain and you provide your own army to play against other GW gamers. You can join in any time throughout the time slot and play one-on-one, multiplayer mega-battles or Apocalypse games. A great opportunity to test your 40K army before Sunday's Rogue Trader Tournament.
Location: McKnight 27
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 12
System: Warhammer 40K, Warhammer Fantasy by Games Workshop
GM: Darren Riske
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3204

Hunting the Four

WWII Operation 'Market Garden': American 101st Airborne troops are faced with German armored attacks south of Nijmegen. Can your squad of paras hunt down a Panzer IV & its accompanying Grenadiers that have broken through your lines? Test your small unit command skills with a fast paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card driven rule system. All 25mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Sponsored by Tactical Assault Games
Event ID: 4011

Munchkin Quest Tournament

Kill the monster, grab the treasure, stab your buddy. For prizes! Prize awarded for 1st place in this epic Munchkin Quest game. Rules knowledge required. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Board Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Munchkin by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4234

Office Politics

What happens when the man who controls all the corporate passwords dies mysteriously after changing them? You've been hired to get those passwords, but you'd better get his ghost talking before management hires someone more reputable.
Location: Tartan III 02
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: Orpheus by White Wolf
GM: Shannon Patrick
Event ID: 2021

Operation: Ragnarok

Victory in Europe is at hand. Allied troops advance in all theaters, and rumors are spreading that Hitler and much of the Nazi leadership are already dead. That's why it's so alarming to find your talent squad on a plane bound for the North Sea with a commanding officer who is acting as though the outcome of the war, and maybe even the fate of the world, rests on his shoulders. Newcomers (maturity preferred).
Location: Roadkill Memorial Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 8
System: Godlike by Arc Dream Publishing
GM: Nathan Nolan
Sponsored by Peoples Republic of Lemony Fresh
Event ID: 5304

Over the River & Through the Woods

It's 1944 and elements of German Kampfgruppe attempt to defend a river crossing against a spirited American attack. This scenario uses the Memoir 44 system with an over-sized game board, terrain, and 1/72 miniatures. It will be played with two-player teams. We will play the scenario twice so that each team has a chance to play both the Americans and the Germans.
Location: McKnight 19
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Memoir 44 by Days of Wonder
GM: Christopher L. Johnson
Event ID: 3000

Sails of War

There be treasure on them thar islands. Command your fleet and secure the island chain for the glory of your race. All materials provided and rules taught.
Location: Tartan I 03
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 6
System: Uncharted Seas by Spartan games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4042

Search for Shackleton

It's 1916 and famed explorer Ernest Shackleton has embarked on a monumental journey to cross the forbidden continent of Antarctica. Word has gotten back to civilization that his ship encountered difficulties in the Weddel Sea. You and your crew are just the ones to rescue them. Certainly only good could come of such a bold, heroic endeavor.
Location: Ghost Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium
GM: Link Martineau
Sponsored by Ghost of RPSIG
Event ID: 5504

Starship Troopers Miniatures

"Come on you apes, you want to live forever?" Join the Federation as you lead a platoon of troopers on the remote planet of Klendathu with its canyon rock faces and hordes of bugs crawling about. All materials provided. Beginners welcome.
Location: McKnight 21
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Starship Troopers Miniatures by Mongoose Publishing
GM: Michael Ysker
Sponsored by TheAgencyStar
Event ID: 3001

Texas Hold'em Tournament

Classic Texas Hold'em tournament. Prize awarded for 1st place. Rules knowledge required. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 02
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Poker by n/a
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4235

The Arts Are Right

Your supers have to do one of those boring public appearances for charity. What could possibly go wrong? Basic RPG knowledge required.
Location: Tartan III 04
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: Mutants and Masterminds by Green Ronin Publishing
GM: Ed A Eastman
Event ID: 2105

Travel Delays

The players become stranded and have to find a way off the world while avoiding a grisly fate.
Location: Steve Jackson theme Room
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: GURPS Traveler by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Michael Downing
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5400

Warlord LCG Mini-Tournament

Ever wanted to try the Warlord "living" card game? (And maybe even find out what a 'living' card game is ...) In this unique mini-tournament format, the game will be taught and a small round-robin tournament held. No experience necessary and all decks provided! Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Tartan I 04
Time Slot: SAT18-22
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Warlord Living Card Game by Phoenix Interactive
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4025
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SAT18-02

Starts at 6 PM, runs 8 hours.

Cat Hunt

Nova Cat forces help hunt down and destroy the Smoke Jaguars in this Clan vs Clan scenario. All miniatures and record sheets provided. Note: Ends at midnight. Some BattleTech experience suggested, but not required.
Location: McKnight 24
Time Slot: SAT18-02
Type: Miniatures
Players: 8
System: Classic BattleTech by FASA
GM: Jeff Strating
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3212

Royal Masked Ball - The Royal Invitational Inventor's Steam Exposition

This is a Steampunk LARP based on the comic "Girl Genius" by Phil and Kaja Foglio. Grab your wrench and your lab notebooks and join us at the Exposition. It seems that some of the inventors have not yet completed their inventions, have you? Steampunk costume and props are encouraged but not necessary! Prizes will be awarded for role-playing, costume and more. Is your Spark genius? Or insanity? (No actual characters from the comics allowed - characters provided or contact us at mermaid@bitstream.net) Knowledge of Girl Genius encouraged.
Location: International Room
Time Slot: SAT18-02
Type: Interactive Roleplaying
Players: 24
System: Castle Falkenstein by R. Talisorian Games
GM: Gerald Dagel, Elizabeth Sloan
Event ID: 6000
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SAT20-22

Starts at 8 PM, runs 2 hours.

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: SAT20-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Hobby Workshop - Airbrushing 201

Ever wanted to learn about airbrushing? Feel like it is too complicated, or you just aren't that artistically inclined? Nonsense! Come learn the ins-and-outs from an expert on the easiest way to paint miniatures quickly and effectively. In addition, he will demonstrate techniques for creating truly unique pieces. The 201 workshop will cover painting vehicles and figures -- base coating, shading, highlighting, and special effects.
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: SAT20-22
Type: Seminar
Players: 8
System: by undefined
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4030

Revolution

Blackmail the printer, threaten the keeper, bribe the priest...
Location: McKnight 01
Time Slot: SAT20-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Revolution by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Brian S. Anderson
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5408

The Dungeon Delve: Level 3

Come join a party of fellow adventurers as they explore The Orc Stronghold. A small hilltop keep has been overrun by orcs, and the local lord is paying you to take it back. We suggest new players stop by the Universe Games vendor stall before the event for an overview of the rules and help generating a character.
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT20-22
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Universe Games
Event ID: 5107
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SAT20-02

Starts at 8 PM, runs 6 hours.

1861

Rail-building in Russia. Play one of the most popular 18xx train games. Start small, plan well, and make your fortune. But watch out, comrade...the revolution is coming! Visit www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/23817 for information about this very enjoyable 18xx variant. General 18xx knowledge needed. Rules will be taught.
Location: Hallway 07
Time Slot: SAT20-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: 1861 by JKLM Games
GM: James Gallup III
Event ID: 1031

Axis & Allies 1942 Tourn.

Non-elimination tournament. Prizes awarded to winning team. Rules knowledge required. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 03
Time Slot: SAT20-02
Type: Board Game Tournament
Players: 5
System: Axis and Allies by Avalon Hill
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4237

Descent: Journeys in the Dark

Descent: Journeys in the Dark is a semi-cooperative game in which players will take on the antagonistic roles of heroes and Overlord. The heroes' goal will be to cooperatively conquer the dungeon. The Overlord's objective is simply to use all the means at his or her disposal - from deadly traps and ferocious monsters - to kill the heroes. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 06
Time Slot: SAT20-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Descent: Journeys in the Dark by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4253

Fire Sale – Master Plan Revealed

For years, Firestarter has been preparing herself to execute her Master Plan to take over the nation. With the promise of unlimited wealth and power, she has recruited many of the most powerful villains on Earth to her cause. Her plan is solid, the goal is clear. Join Firestarter and her gang in her quest to finally take her place as the Queen of the United States.
Location: Old Systems Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT20-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: Hero System by Hero Games
GM: Paul M Rubenis
Event ID: 5205

Fire Sale – Peacekeepers 2010

Based in River City, the Peacekeepers are the nation's preeminent Super Team. The "Thin Red, White, and Blue Line" that they have held for years is now at risk. Paranormals are attacking communication hubs, driving the nation into chaos. Many feel this is the start of a "fire sale" attack. With time running out, the Peacekeepers prepare to face their greatest challenge. Beginners welcome!
Location: Tartan III 06
Time Slot: SAT20-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: Hero System by Hero Games
GM: Jack Robert Brown
Event ID: 5204

Little Pigs! Little Pigs! Let Me In!

That's a lot of coin for simply protecting the Village from a pack of wolves. However, it seems this pack is always one step ahead of you. It's like they're too cunning... Pregenerated characters. Role playing encouraged!! Prizes for best role players. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Hallway 04
Time Slot: SAT20-02
Type: Roleplaying Tournament
Players: 10
System: Rolemaster by Iron Crown Enterprise
GM: Roger Mlynczak
Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures
Event ID: 2005

Magic Standard Tournament

Magic: The Gathering. Bring your Standard (type 2) deck and compete against fellow congoers. Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place. DCI Sanctioned. Rules knowledge required. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 04
Time Slot: SAT20-02
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 16
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4238

The Stone Whisperer

Your friend Brandon is starting to hear voices. Strange, to be sure, since he's always been very stable. He's asked you to help him before the voices drive him out of his mind. Some
Location: Winona RPSIG Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT20-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: Changeling: The Lost by White Wolf
GM: Richard L. Schreiber
Sponsored by Winona RPSIG
Event ID: 5004

The World's Largest Dungeon Crawl

...or at least, crawl through part of The World's Largest Dungeon. Level 9 characters provided. Some rules knowledge helpful.
Location: Tartan II 04
Time Slot: SAT20-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: D&D 3.5 by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Margaret Eastman
Event ID: 2104

Vindication

During the Dust Bowl years there were two storms so vast that they affected the East Coast. When these storms hit, the PCs are among visitors to the Smithsonian, viewing a new exhibit: 'Criminal Masterminds and the Heroes Who Brought Them to Justice.' A descendant of one of those villains is also in attendance... General knowledge of roleplaying required.
Location: Tartan II 07
Time Slot: SAT20-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Hollow Earth Expedition by Exile Game Studio
GM: Michael G Shannon
Event ID: 2013
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SAT22-24

Starts at 10 PM, runs 2 hours.

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: SAT22-24
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Dominion

In Dominion, each player starts with an identical, very small deck of cards. In the center of the table is a selection of other cards the players can "buy" as they can afford them. Through their selection of cards to buy, and how they play their hands as they draw them, the players construct their deck on the fly, striving for the most efficient path to the precious victory points by game end. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: SAT22-24
Type: Card Game
Players: 4
System: Dominion by Rio Grande Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4201

Hobby Workshop - Airbrushing 301

Ever wanted to learn about airbrushing? Feel like it is too complicated, or you just aren't that artistically inclined? Nonsense! Come learn the ins-and-outs from an expert on the easiest way to paint miniatures quickly and effectively. In addition, he will demonstrate techniques for creating truly unique pieces. The 301 workshop will cover using the airbrush for terrain and scenery making -- base coating, shading, highlighting, and special effects.
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: SAT22-24
Type: Seminar
Players: 8
System: by undefined
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4031

Shootin' Ladders

The original "Chutes and Ladders" helped teach children about morality. The game "Frag" teaches older children about mortality. In the Friday scenario, "Trophy Room," adults will experience a disturbing combination of the two games, and conclude that everyone gets their "just desserts." The Saturday scenario is "Capture the Flag." So sling your M&M-16, grab a brick of C-4reo, and leave the youngsters to play morality games like "Bella Sara," because Eric's morality dictates kids under 18 will not be playing this one. Mature players only.
Location: McKnight 04
Time Slot: SAT22-24
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Shootin' Ladders by Smirk and Dagger
GM: Eric J. O'Denius
Sponsored by St. Paul Area Road Knights
Event ID: 1024

The Dungeon Delve: Level 4

Come join a party of fellow adventurers as they explore The Raider Hideout. A group of Gnolls has just hijacked a noble's caravan. The local aristocracy is paying big gold to exact retribution for their arrogance. We suggest new players stop by the Universe Games vendor stall before the event for an overview of the rules and help generating a character.
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT22-24
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Universe Games
Event ID: 5108
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SAT22-02

Starts at 10 PM, runs 4 hours.

D&D 4th Edition - RPGA Event

The RPGA returns to Con of the North! Bring your Living Forgotten Realms characters and join in the adventuring fun.
Location: Tartan I 07
Time Slot: SAT22-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4037

Fantasy Flight Board Game Du Jour

Come play one of the many great games from Fantasy Flight Games. What game will it be? It will depend on the moon, the alignment of the stars, the crytal ball and the GM's whim - although begging & pleading may play a part as well. In any event, a good time for all!
Location: Tartan I 08
Time Slot: SAT22-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Various FFG Board Games by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4039

Magic Booster Draft Tournament

Magic: The Gathering. Booster draft of Zendikar block. You end up with 45 cards to make a 40 card deck plus land. $13 entry fee. DCI Sanctioned. Rules knowledge required.
Location: St. Paul II 02
Time Slot: SAT22-02
Type: Card Game
Players: 8
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4208

Middle-Earth Quest

It is a time of growing darkness and despair. Sauron the Great, the Dark Lord of Mordor, has returned to his ancient fastness of Barad-dur. From there, his evil corruption has spread across the lands once more. Yet there are heroes! Heroes to aid Gandalf in his hunt for the creature Gollum and his quest for the lost knowledge of Isildur's Bane. Heroes to guard the Shire from the enemy. And heroes to venture into the Land of Shadow itself, to disrupt the schemes of Sauron, wherever they may be found. It is your time to be one of those heroes!
Location: Tartan I 04
Time Slot: SAT22-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Middle-Earth Quest by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4026

Screampunk

Darkness is consuming Falmouth. Can the intrepid adventurers stop it from spreading to all of England? Pre-generated characters provided.
Location: Steve Jackson theme Room
Time Slot: SAT22-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: GURPS by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Michael Downing
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5405

Spacehulk

Come play the latest edition of the Games Workshop classic. Re-released with gorgeous pieces, and exciting new scenarios - it is a must play! Can you lead your band of Terminator Marines through the derelict space hulk in the face of an alien Genestealer onslaught? Rules taught, no experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 03
Time Slot: SAT22-02
Type: Miniatures
Players: 2
System: Spacehulk by Games Workshop
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4013

Supernatural: The Fog

Bobby has called Sam and Dean for help. He has been investigating the disappearance of several townspeople along the North Shore. When they arrive, Bobby's motel room is empty with no clues. They search an old naval station and find Bobby's car. They begin looking as a mysterious fog rolls in from the lake. Beginners welcome, knowledge of the TV show helpful.
Location: Tartan II 01
Time Slot: SAT22-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: GURPS Horror by Steve Jackson Games
GM: WAYLEND, Gregory T Johnson
Event ID: 2100

Swimming in the Swarms

WWII Eastern Front: Can the stalwart German defenders hold their own against the liberating Soviet swarms? Come test your skill as a battlefield commander with a fast paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card driven rule system. All 15mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary!
Location: Tartan I 06
Time Slot: SAT22-02
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Sponsored by Tactical Assault Games
Event ID: 4033

Taint

1970 Vietnam - Graft, racketeering, murder, prostitution, and theft; the war is only the beginning, and corruption taints everything in this godforsaken country. This is your chance though, your big break to turn all the danger, all the crap, into your ticket to a better life. Take a chance and grab for the brass ring, succeed and you'll be set for life; however long that lasts.
Location: Ghost Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT22-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium
GM: Joe Donaghue
Sponsored by Ghost of RPSIG
Event ID: 5501

The Big Score: One Hit Wonder

The City was cleaned up and Big Boss taken down by the heroes of the 70's. Now the heroes of the 80's have to face urban renewal, the War on Drugs, New Wave and a new gang trying to cash in on Big Boss' legacy. Newcomers (maturity preferred).
Location: Roadkill Memorial Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT22-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Feng Shui by Daedalus
GM: Nathan Nolan
Sponsored by Peoples Republic of Lemony Fresh
Event ID: 5305

The Demon's Lair

The Peaceful Lands of Abalone: The much feared Demon Lord from the ancient texts will soon waken once again to terrorize the lands. Can you lead a band of adventurers into the dark caverns of the Demon Lord's lair to lay him to rest for the final time? Test your skill with a fast-paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card-driven rule system. All 25mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary!
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: SAT22-02
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4010

The Orcish Horde

The Village has hired your band of heroes to take care of the local bandit problem; however, these bandits seem to be a bit better organized than most. All materials provided and rules taught.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: SAT22-02
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Savage Worlds by Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4016
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SAT24-02

Starts at 12 AM, runs 2 hours.

Hobby Workshop - Airbrushing 401

Ever wanted to learn about airbrushing? Feel like it is too complicated, or you just aren't that artistically inclined? Nonsense! Come learn the ins-and-outs from an expert on the easiest way to paint miniatures quickly and effectively. In addition, he will demonstrate techniques for creating truly unique pieces. The 401 workshop will cover airbrush cleaning and maintenance, as well as how to get the most out of your airbrush no matter what you spent on it.
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: SAT24-02
Type: Seminar
Players: 8
System: by undefined
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4032

Ingenious

The game is played on a hex board and uses pieces consisting of two joined hexes. There are symbols on each hex that make up the piece (not unlike dominoes). The goal of the game is to obtain points in the different symbol colors. Whoever has the most points in their least-scored color is the winner. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: SAT24-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Ingenious by Fantasy Flight
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4239

Redneck Careers

You've played "Redneck Life" and last year you tried "Trailer Park Wars.' You're looking for something more. So you put two games in a blender, set on puree and get "Redneck Careers." This game is highly experimental and customized, but is guaranteed to take no more effort to play or learn than "Redneck Life" itself if you can do basic arithmetic. This is NOT the new P.C. version of "Careers" where you get jobs that protect the environment. This is old school "Careers" for the blue-collar working stiff, with junk cars, and, yes, red-headed stepchildren named "Darryl." Mature players (18+) only.
Location: McKnight 04
Time Slot: SAT24-02
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Home Rules
GM: Eric J. O'Denius
Sponsored by Saint Paul Area Road Knights
Event ID: 1023

Three Dragon Ante

Tired from your role-playing adventures? Join us in the tavern for a game of chance and skill. This card game would have been popular in the D&D universe. It is easy to learn, yet, can take time to master, but every hand is its own challenge. Come try your luck!
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: SAT24-02
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Three Dragon Ante by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Amy Jarrel
Event ID: 5105
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SUN08-10

Starts at 8 AM, runs 2 hours.

Agricola

In Agricola, you're a farmer in a wooden shack with your spouse and little else. On a turn you get to take two actions, one for you and one for the spouse. You might think about having kids in order to get more work accomplished, but first you need to expand your house. And what are you going to feed all the little rugrats? Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 04
Time Slot: SUN08-10
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Agricola by Z-Man Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4241

Attack! Expansion

Attack! Expansion allows players to choose from many new options. New military actions, political agendas, and technologies add detail and retain playability. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: SUN08-10
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Attack! by Eagle Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4240

Cosmic Encounter

The Sunday morning tradition continues! Eat some donuts, drink some coffee, and use your alien power(s) to capture five bases and control the universe! Beginners welcome!
Location: McKnight 02
Time Slot: SUN08-10
Type: Board Game
Players: 16
System: Cosmic Encounter by Fantasy Flight
GM: Peter Jansen, Michael Miller
Event ID: 1016

Dogfight

The sight of your wingman flying behind you, the sun at your back, the enemy helpless in your sights… Feel the rush of aerial combat in this quick engaging World War II combat game. The skies over Europe saw some of the most brutal aerial battles of the Second World War. Dogfight is a wood and metal strategy board game that recreates these battles, letting players fight for control of the sky.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: SUN08-10
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Dogfight by Bucephalus Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4054

Fluxx

Come play the hilarious, ever-changing game from Looney Labs. Draw a card, play a card -- the rules are simple enough, so what's the catch?
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: SUN08-10
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Fluxx by Looney Labs
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4017

Lunch Money

Come play the hilarious yet ruthless card game of playground politics. There are some mature themes to the game, so kids should approach it with the same caution they would a bully on the playground.
Location: Tartan I 03
Time Slot: SUN08-10
Type: Card Game
Players: 4
System: Lunch Money by Atlas Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4019

Pimp my Character

So, going to play in an upcoming D&D game? Do you want to know some inside tricks to help them get an edge up? Maybe abuse the rules a little, make your GM cry? Bring your character and see some classic tricks that have been used to make your character a "munchkin". Some would help
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: SUN08-10
Type: Roleplaying Seminar
Players: 20
System: Dungeons & Dragons by TSR
GM: Christian Nelson
Sponsored by Universe Games
Event ID: 5101

Pirates' (aka Liars') Dice

Test your skills of deceit in this easy to play dice game of calculation and bluffing, taken from a certain pirate movie. No wagering of souls allowed however...
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: SUN08-10
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Pirates' Dice by Hasbro
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4007

Small World

In Small World, players vie for conquest and control of a world that is simply too small to accommodate them all. Small World is inhabited by a zany cast of characters such as dwarves, wizards, amazons, giants, orcs and even humans; who use their troops to occupy territory and conquer adjacent lands in order to push the other races off the face of the earth. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 05
Time Slot: SUN08-10
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Small World by Days of Wonder
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4250

Tannhauser

In 1949, this incessant war has been raging for 35 years. A portal leading to hell is found buried within the secular crypt of a fortress situated in the heart of central Europe. The Reich's 13th Occult Division is there, about to call upon the Cohorts of Chaos to help them force the world into eternal servitude. Control one of 10 charismatic personalties and help decide the fate of the world. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 06
Time Slot: SUN08-10
Type: Board Game
Players: 8
System: Tannhäuser by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4218
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SUN10-12

Starts at 10 AM, runs 2 hours.

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: SUN10-12
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Cuba with El Presidente Expansion

Wind down your Con of the North experience with "Cuba" with "El Presidente" expansion. This is a resource game with elements of "Puerto Rico" but allows players to pass laws that favor their estates! El Presidente's motorcade adds a changing dynamic so no two games are quite the same. Also, the estates of each player are different, ensuring each player will want to carve out his own path to victory! Brush up on your revolutionary slogans and take the Sunday morning flight from Fort Lauderdale to Havana! Beginners welcome!
Location: McKnight 08
Time Slot: SUN10-12
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Cuba by Rio Grande Games
GM: Eric J. O'Denius
Sponsored by Saint Paul Area Road Knights
Event ID: 1021

DungeonQuest

Dragonfire Castle sits atop the hill outside the town, awaiting another group of adventurers risking their lives for treasure and glory!
Location: McKnight 01
Time Slot: SUN10-12
Type: Board Game
Players: 8
System: DungeonQuest by Games Workshop
GM: Michael Miller
Sponsored by ESGLabs.com
Event ID: 1040

UberChrononauts

Come and play the combined card games of time travel! Uses Paradoxes, Patches, Gadgets, and Artifacts to fulfill your Mission, get home to your own alternate time stream, and more. Fast learners and veterans preferred.
Location: McKnight 03
Time Slot: SUN10-12
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Chrononauts by Looney Labs
GM: Peter Jansen
Event ID: 1033

Union Pacific

Build railroads across the country and try to acquire stock in the most valuable companies. Beginners are welcome!
Location: McKnight 05
Time Slot: SUN10-12
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Union Pacific by Rio Grande Games
GM: Mike Backstrom
Event ID: 1011

Warhammer Fantasy LCG Mini-Tournament

Ever wanted to try battling in the Warhammer Fantasy world without having to paint all those miniatures? Want to try out the latest "Living" card game from Fantasy Flight Games? (And maybe even find out what a "Living" card game is...) In this unique mini-tournament format, the game will be taught and a small round-robin tournament held. No experience necessary and all decks provided! Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Tartan I 06
Time Slot: SUN10-12
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Warhammer Fantasy LCG by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4043

We're Screwed...

It's the zombie apocalypse, you and a few strangers have held out together so far. Things have gotten quieter now and you're getting low on food and ammo.
Location: Tartan II 03
Time Slot: SUN10-12
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: All Flesh Must Be Eaten by Eden Studios
GM: David Maurer
Event ID: 2006

Wings of War

Test your skills as a WWI flying ace in this fast-paced game of aerial combat from Fantasy Flight. Through the careful use of movement cards you try to out maneuver your opponents and send them crashing back to earth. All materials will be provided.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: SUN10-12
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Wings of War by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4044
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SUN10-14

Starts at 10 AM, runs 4 hours.

A Day at the Beach

WWII Italian Front: Can the Allies finally force their way out of the Anzio beachhead against stiff resistance from German paratroopers? Come test your skill as a battlefield commander with a fast paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card driven rule system. All 15mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary!
Location: Tartan I 04
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Sponsored by Tactical Assault Games
Event ID: 4058

A Frozen Hell

It has been seventy-one years since the fall of the Third Imperium. The Reformation Coalition is expanding across the Old Expanses Sector, and your team has been selected to deliver critical supplies to the backwater planet of Baradusa on the Far Trader Argent Hawk. While en route, your ship is severely damaged. Can you make it to the nearby ice moon, and repair the ship? What horrors await you and your team, as you struggle for survival in hostile space? Sign up as a crew member, and find out!
Location: Old Systems Theme Room
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: Traveler Hero by Comstar Games
GM: Mark Kiefer
Event ID: 5203

Cold Dark Grave

The characters all work for a belt mining company which is struggling through the post Fifth Frontier War depression. A job they can't afford to ignore comes along...
Location: Steve Jackson theme Room
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: GURPS Traveler by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Mario M. Butter
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5403

Fantasy Flight Board Game Du Jour

Come play one of the many great games from Fantasy Flight Games. What game will it be? It will depend on the moon, the alignment of the stars, the crytal ball and the GM's whim - although begging & pleading may play a part as well. In any event, a good time for all!
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Various FFG Board Games by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4039

House Kurita vs. Godzilla, Godzilla's Revenge

Last year Godzilla invaded House Kurita and was foiled by the intrepid soldiers. This year he's BACK!! Can House Kurita succeed again? Will Godzilla succeed in destroying them this year? Only you can decide. None, rules will be taught.
Location: Hallway 04
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 8
System: BattleTech by FASA
GM: Gerald Dagel, Elizabeth Sloan
Event ID: 6002

Hunting the Four

WWII Operation 'Market Garden': American 101st Airborne troops are faced with German armored attacks south of Nijmegen. Can your squad of paras hunt down a Panzer IV & its accompanying Grenadiers that have broken through your lines? Test your small unit command skills with a fast paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card driven rule system. All 25mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Sponsored by Tactical Assault Games
Event ID: 4011

Kings and Things

The fantasy board game with everything! It even says so in the box. Play the role of a minor noble of Kadab in your attempt to become King! Explore the world, raise armies of motley creatures and heroes, and establish your realm while competing against your rival players. Rules will be taught.
Location: McKnight 09
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 3
System: Kings and Things by Games Workshop
GM: Darin DuMez
Event ID: 1032

Magic the Gathering: Planechase

In this brand-new casual variant, you and your friends will take your Magic: the Gathering game skipping across the multiverse. Each plane you visit brings its distinctive flavor into your game, bending it just enough to keep things fresh. Planar magic is an action-packed, larger-than-life way to enjoy your favorite game! Decks should contain no more than 8 rares (no duplicates) and no more than 11 uncommons. Format knowledge helpful. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: McKnight 04
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 8
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Universe Games
Event ID: 1115

Over the Mediterranean

You and five others have won an all paid trip to Greece. Unfortunately the private jet has engine trouble and makes an emergency landing on the island of Al Amarja. What trouble can befall you here? Beginners welcome! Characters provided.
Location: Tartan III 03
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Over the Edge by Atlas Games
GM: Mark Hinterthuer
Event ID: 2111

Paying Your Dues

Problem 1: You are hunters in training for Ssskyp Tracer's. Can you really trust a cigar chomping Trandosian as a boss? Problem 2: Your last bounty had info about a planned Mandalorian invasion of Phalanx Prime. Problem 3: Neither the Republic Military nor the Planetary Militia take bounty hunting scum seriously. Solution: Stop the Mandos, save the system and become big heroes.
Location: Tartan II 01
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Star Wars Saga Edition by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Shane Hotakainen
Event ID: 2001

Pokemon CCG Mini-Tournament

Ever wanted to try the Pokemon collectible card game? In this unique mini-tournament format, the game will be taught and a small round-robin tournament held. No experience necessary; all decks provided! Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Tartan I 03
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Pokemon Gameboy/CCG by Nintendo/WOTC
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4050

Prophecy of the Ancient Remnant

Descendants of human-animal hybrids, enslaved by the Rakshasa for generations, search for the re-appearance of a prophesized savior. Their masters give chase! The PC races are all animal-headed humanoids (stats adapted from previous editions). Pre-gens and miniatures provided. General roleplaying knowledge required.
Location: Tartan II 05
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Michael G Shannon
Event ID: 2014

Run For Your Life Candyman

You are the Candyman trying to escape Candyland. While some things are trying to eat you, the other Candymen are trying to beat the crud out of you - sound like fun? Join in on this hilarious (and dark) take on a childhood favorite.
Location: Tartan I 07
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Run for Your Life Candyman by Smirk & Dagger
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4047

Running the Rock

Things have been slow lately, and money's getting tight, so when your connection offered a run with "a big payday for a little bit of work" you went for it. "All you need to do is a little break-in and pick up a package," he said. "It'll be easy." You didn't believe him, of course. It's been closed for more than a hundred years, but it's still Alcatraz. Mature players only (18+).
Location: Ghost Theme Room
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Shadowrun 4th Ed. by Fanpro
GM: Joe Donaghue, Kevin Matheny
Sponsored by Ghost of RPSIG
Event ID: 5500

The Devil We Know 2: Cassomir's Locker

The Pathfinder Society dispatches you to the catacombs called Cassomir's Locker to find the source of the rat cult that is breeding monstrous vermin. After clearing the Locker's dank sewers and delving into the dirty dungeon below, will you find the artifact that powers Cassomir's Locker or bring destruction to Taldor's most important port. This is a Level 7 scenario using pre-generated characters, you need not have played in Part I. Experienced players.
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Pathfinder RPG by Paizo Publishing
GM: Anthony DelVecchio
Sponsored by Universe Games
Event ID: 5118

Time Bandits!

A motley group of college friends finds danger and adventure from an alien device that is a dooorway to time, and being pursued by a mysterious group intent on destroying history as we know it. Newcomers (maturity preferred).
Location: Roadkill Memorial Theme Room
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Feng Shui by Daedalus
GM: Albert Choy
Sponsored by Peoples Republic of Lemony Fresh
Event ID: 5307

Zombies

Players take on the role of a survivor amid city streets sprawling with Zombies. Players must conserve bullets and protect their life counters. The first player to reach the center of the Helipad tile and kill the Zombies there, or kills a total of 25 Zombies, wins. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: SUN10-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Zombies!!! by Twilight Creations
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4207
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SUN10-16

Starts at 10 AM, runs 6 hours.

Axis & Allies Pacific 1940 Ed

Non-elimination tournament. Prizes awarded to winning team. Rules knowledge required. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 02
Time Slot: SUN10-16
Type: Board Game Tournament
Players: 4
System: Axis and Allies by Avalon Hill
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4242

Clay Olympics

Horror, madness, carnage, and clay! Clay Olympics is back and brimming with Play-Doh mayhem. Build your creature from Play-Doh and have it fight to the non-toxic death. Even if you don't win, there are prizes for Bravest Monster, Best Design and Most Artistic. Enjoy the best spectator sport at the Con. Play-Doh provided.
Location: International Room
Time Slot: SUN10-16
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Clay Olympics by Anthony Hughes
GM: Anthony S Hughes
Event ID: 1114

Descent: Journeys in the Dark

Descent: Journeys in the Dark is a semi-cooperative game in which players will take on the antagonistic roles of heroes and Overlord. The heroes' goal will be to cooperatively conquer the dungeon. The Overlord's objective is simply to use all the means at his or her disposal - from deadly traps and ferocious monsters - to kill the heroes. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 06
Time Slot: SUN10-16
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Descent: Journeys in the Dark by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4253

Forbidden Earth

The map is wrong? Poseidon is bigger. We inhabit the central temperate zone. The southern no-fly zone (GEO Enforced) makes it impossible to prove. Electromagnetic interference makes flying in impossible and causes satellites above it to fail. So no pictures from space, no comlink coverage, in short no tech allowed. Explain the less than 150-year-old map showing an ice free continent at the South Pole...
Location: Winona RPSIG Theme Room
Time Slot: SUN10-16
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: Blue Planet by Fantasy Flight
GM: Richard Odeen
Sponsored by Winona RPSIG
Event ID: 5000

Hobby Workshop - Cast & Take

Come and try out the revolutionary molds by Hirst Arts. Any bricks that you cast are yours to take. Plaster of Paris will be provided; however, you can bring your own plaster if you prefer.
Location: Tartan I 08
Time Slot: SUN10-16
Type: Seminar
Players: 8
System: by undefined
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4055

The Disappearance of Lady Rachael Amelia Tornsby

The rebellion has been quelled and the perpetrators detained. The women, wives and daughters, held in the old dungeon to ensure the compliance of the town council, have been freed. Families are reunited, the dead mourned. The town of Kwinfar is slowly regaining a semblance of normalcy. Lady Tornsby is missing. Please find her. Familiarity helpful but not required.
Location: Tartan II 07
Time Slot: SUN10-16
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: D&D 3.5 by Wizards of the Coast
GM: David Lowery
Event ID: 2024

The Ruins of Undermountain

Back again for another year! Journey into the depths of Faerun's most famous and deadliest dungeon. As always, bring you own characters of level 8-10, or they will be provided.
Location: Tartan III 01
Time Slot: SUN10-16
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 8
System: Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Robert Sigafoos
Event ID: 2108
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SUN10-18

Starts at 10 AM, runs 8 hours.

40K Rogue Trader Tournament

Don't miss the excitement of the 9th annual Con of the North 40K Rogue Trader Tournament, sponsored by The Source Comics & Games. This will be a 24 player, 3 game tournament using 1850 point armies constructed under the Standard Mission Organization. This tournament features trophies and prizes provided by The Source Comics & Games. As this popular tournament traditionally fills up, pre-registering is recommended. For the complete set of this year's RTT rules and guidelines see the full page listing in the Con of the North pre-registration book. For the latest CotN RTT updates and registration confirmation, visit: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TerrainSpecialties Email questions to: ConoftheNorthRTT@yahoo.com Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: McKnight 19
Time Slot: SUN10-18
Type: Miniatures Tournament
Players: 24
System: Warhammer 40K by Games Workshop
GM: Matthew Helmen
Sponsored by Terrain Specialties
Event ID: 3203

Breakout from Boston

During the War of 1812, successful frigate actions against the British encouraged the American government to build four ships of the line to challenge British supremacy at sea. What if they had been completed before the war ended, and sailed out to challenge the blockade of Boston? Join me as we explore this possibility. (If we have fewer than the minimum 9 players, we'll do a different battle.) Rules will be taught to any players who arrive an hour early.
Location: McKnight 10
Time Slot: SUN10-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 14
System: Close Action by Clash of Arms Games
GM: Thomas Arndt
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 1101

Magic Zendikar Booster Draft

Magic: The Gathering Zendikar block Booster Draft. With a minimum of 32 people, 1st place gets 1 box (36 boosters of choice)! Prizes also awarded for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place. DCI Sanctioned. Rules knowledge required. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 03
Time Slot: SUN10-18
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 48
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4243
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SUN12-14

Starts at 12 PM, runs 2 hours.

ADGNEPSEF555: Random Mayhem

Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends: Advanced Dimensional Green Ninja-Educational Preparatory Super-Elementary Fortress 555! Experience the best show that never was with classmates who are ninjas, monster trainers, scientists and more in an anime-themed cross-dimensional gradeschool. Dice, candy and crayons provided. TV Y7 rated. http://www.windmill-games.com
Location: Hallway 01
Time Slot: SUN12-14
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 20
System: Golden Hour: TV-Y7 by Windmill Game Co.
GM: J. Akira Barnes
Event ID: 2009

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: SUN12-14
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Game of Thrones LCG Mini-Tournament

Ever wanted to try the Games of Thrones "Living" card game? (And maybe even find out what a "Living" card game is...) In this unique mini-tournament format, the game based on the works of George R.R. Martin will be taught and a small round-robin tournament held. No experience necessary; all decks provided! Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: SUN12-14
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Game of Thrones by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4045

Hacker

The phreaks and narks will be in the game, not just...um...playing in it. No, seriously, come play the computer crime card game actually inspired by a U.S. Secret Service raid! Get a Screamer modem, a set of Original Manuals, maybe even a Back Door or a Secret Indial. Try to become the Net Ninja, but watch out so you don't Get a Life or raided by the Secret Service in this beer & pretzel classic. Some Hacker Lite rules will be used. Fast learners and veterans preferred.
Location: McKnight 03
Time Slot: SUN12-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Hacker by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Peter Jansen
Event ID: 1034

Puerto Rico

This popular game needs no description. Rules knowledge is required.
Location: McKnight 05
Time Slot: SUN12-14
Type: Board Game
Players: 9
System: Puerto Rico by Rio Grande
GM: Mike Backstrom
Event ID: 1007

Red Dragon Inn

You and your party survived the adventure...will you survive the party back at the inn? Beginners are welcome.
Location: McKnight 01
Time Slot: SUN12-14
Type: Card Game
Players: 8
System: Red Dragon Inn by Slugfest Games
GM: Michael Miller
Sponsored by ESGLabs.com
Event ID: 1041

Warhammer Fantasy LCG Mini-Tournament

Ever wanted to try battling in the Warhammer Fantasy world without having to paint all those miniatures? Want to try out the latest "Living" card game from Fantasy Flight Games? (And maybe even find out what a "Living" card game is...) In this unique mini-tournament format, the game will be taught and a small round-robin tournament held. No experience necessary and all decks provided! Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Tartan I 06
Time Slot: SUN12-14
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Warhammer Fantasy LCG by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4043
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SUN14-16

Starts at 2 PM, runs 2 hours.

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: SUN14-16
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Mag Blast

Starship combat in the far future, with a hilarious twist! Come join in this always fun (and usually funny) card game from Fantasy Flight Games.
Location: Tartan I 04
Time Slot: SUN14-16
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Mag*Blast by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4051

Nuclear War! (With Expansions)

It's up to you how you choose to annihilate your enemies in this classic card game. Will you use propaganda or bomb them back to the stone age? Basic set plus Nuclear Escalation expansion. Beginners and experienced players equally welcome. Rules will be taught.
Location: McKnight 08
Time Slot: SUN14-16
Type: Card Game
Players: 8
System: Nuclear War by Flying Buffalo
GM: Karen Christopherson
Event ID: 1026

Pandemic

This is a cooperative game of all win or all lose. You are part of a team of experts trying to stop the spread of a pandemic disease. Time's not on your side as you search for a cure to eradicate the outbreaks. You also may be sent to contain the disease to buy time for a cure. The expansion may be played time permitting. Beginners welcome.
Location: McKnight 09
Time Slot: SUN14-16
Type: Board Game
Players: 4
System: Pandemic by Z-man Games
GM: Richard Moyer, Sr.
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 1039

Run For Your Life Candyman

A twisted parody of a classic board game. Yours is a sugar frosted land of confection. But underneath the candy coated veneer lies a disturbing truth. The king is selling the sweet citizens out the back door to voracious children all over the world. It's a mad dash for the border to save your candy buttons. If you have to snap a few ginger limbs to do it - well, that's the way the cookie crumbles. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: SUN14-16
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Run for Your Life Candyman by Smirk & Dagger
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4244

The Dungeon Delve: Level 5

Join your fellow adventures as they explore the temple of the Tiefling Empress. A necromancer has discovered a tomb rumored to hold a relic capable of controlling the undead. That can't be allowed. We suggest new players stop by the Universe Games vendor stall before the event for an overview of the rules and help generating a character.
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: SUN14-16
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Universe Games
Event ID: 5116
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SUN14-18

Starts at 2 PM, runs 4 hours.

Agricola

This farming game is becoming as popular as Settlers and Puerto Rico. In this game you run your own farm. There are many things for you and your spouse to do. You can plow, plant, acquire animals, build fences, hire people, upgrade your house, etc. But, you only have so many turns. Your decisions determine if you win or lose. This game will probably not take four hours. I am allowing time for teaching the rules.
Location: McKnight 05
Time Slot: SUN14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 9
System: Agricola by Z-Man Games
GM: Mike Backstrom
Event ID: 1003

Fantasy Flight Board Game Du Jour

Come play one of the many great games from Fantasy Flight Games. What game will it be? It will depend on the moon, the alignment of the stars, the crytal ball and the GM's whim - although begging & pleading may play a part as well. In any event, a good time for all!
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: SUN14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Various FFG Board Games by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4039

Missing

You travel up the Nile to join Lord Farington's archeological expedition, but no one greets you at the dock; what do you do when friends and loved ones are missing? Round one of the 2008 Cthulhu Master's Tournament. Mature players only (18+).
Location: Ghost Theme Room
Time Slot: SUN14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium
GM: Jim Beecher
Sponsored by Ghost of RPSIG
Event ID: 5505

Run For Your Life Candyman

You are the Candyman trying to escape Candyland. While some things are trying to eat you, the other Candymen are trying to beat the crud out of you - sound like fun? Join in on this hilarious (and dark) take on a childhood favorite.
Location: Tartan I 07
Time Slot: SUN14-18
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Run for Your Life Candyman by Smirk & Dagger
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4047

Serenity: Home Away From Home

Mal and his crew have just been paid for a job well done. They are ready for some R&R when they receive a distress call from Jayne's mother. Seems like some disreputable folk are hiring gunslingers to do Jayne's kin some harm. Can you save Jayne's mom and the family farm in time? Beginners welcome, knowledge of the TV show helpful.
Location: Tartan II 02
Time Slot: SUN14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 5
System: Serenity RPG by Margaret Weis Productions
GM: WAYLEND, Gregory T Johnson
Event ID: 2101

Supers Save the World

Can the heroes defeat the evil Professor Chaos before he can take over the world? Pre-generated characters provided.
Location: Steve Jackson theme Room
Time Slot: SUN14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: GURPS Supers by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Michael Downing
Sponsored by Steve Jackson Games
Event ID: 5406

Swimming in the Swarms

WWII Eastern Front: Can the stalwart German defenders hold their own against the liberating Soviet swarms? Come test your skill as a battlefield commander with a fast paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card driven rule system. All 15mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary!
Location: Tartan I 03
Time Slot: SUN14-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Sponsored by Tactical Assault Games
Event ID: 4033

The Demon's Lair

The Peaceful Lands of Abalone: The much feared Demon Lord from the ancient texts will soon waken once again to terrorize the lands. Can you lead a band of adventurers into the dark caverns of the Demon Lord's lair to lay him to rest for the final time? Test your skill with a fast-paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card-driven rule system. All 25mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary!
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: SUN14-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4010

The Dungeon Circuit

Set in the almost-self-aware fantasy realm of Paranesia, The Dungeon Circuit is a genre-twisting blend of Humor, High Fantasy and Gritty Television Realism! Fight monsters, promote your sponsor's merchandise, get the treasure, and - oh yes - don't forget to survive! Choose from a range of pre-gen characters, and get assigned a random in-game product to hawk.
Location: Tartan III 03
Time Slot: SUN14-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 6
System: Story Arc by Limestone Publishing
GM: Justin T Williams
Sponsored by Twin Cities Design Collective
Event ID: 2019

Warhammer Fantasy LCG Mini-Tournament

Ever wanted to try battling in the Warhammer Fantasy world without having to paint all those miniatures? Want to try out the latest "Living" card game from Fantasy Flight Games? (And maybe even find out what a "Living" card game is...) In this unique mini-tournament format, the game will be taught and a small round-robin tournament held. No experience necessary and all decks provided! Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Tartan I 06
Time Slot: SUN14-18
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Warhammer Fantasy LCG by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4043

World of Warcraft CCG Mini-tournament

Have you ever wanted to try the World of Warcraft Collectible Card Game? In this unique mini-tournament format, the game will be taught and a small round-robin tournament held. No experience necessary; all decks are provided! Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: SUN14-18
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: World of Warcraft CCG by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4006
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SUN16-18

Starts at 4 PM, runs 2 hours.

Kingdom Heart Collectible Card Game

Bambi attacking Donald Duck? Peter Pan attacking Goofy? Has the world gone mad? No, it's the very intriguing game of cartoon heroes from Fantasy Flight Games. While the characters may seem simple, the strategies are anything but. All materials provided, and the rules will be happily taught. All materials provided, and the rules will be happily taught.
Location: Tartan I 04
Time Slot: SUN16-18
Type: Card Game
Players: 6
System: Kingdom Hearts TCG by Fantasy Flight
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4052

Little Green Army Men vs. Plastic Dinosaurs

Shoot the dinosaurs, eat the army men!! Mayhem and monstrous munching all in colorful plastic fun. This game plays fast and is open to all ages! Rules will be taught.
Location: Hallway 01
Time Slot: SUN16-18
Type: Miniatures
Players: 8
System: by undefined
GM: Gerald Dagel, Elizabeth Sloan
Event ID: 6001

The Dungeon Delve: Level 6

Come join a party of fellow adventurers as they explore The Temple of the Zealots. An abandoned temple has been taken over by zealots who have taken to kidnapping local villagers for blood sacrifices. Time to put an end to that. We suggest new players stop by the Universe Games vendor stall before the event for an overview of the rules and help generating a character.
Location: D&D Theme Room
Time Slot: SUN16-18
Type: Roleplaying
Players: 4
System: D & D 4th ed by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Universe Games
Event ID: 5109
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SUN16-22

Starts at 4 PM, runs 6 hours.

Hobby Workshop - Cast & Take

Come and try out the revolutionary molds by Hirst Arts. Any bricks that you cast are yours to take. Plaster of Paris will be provided; however, you can bring your own plaster if you prefer.
Location: Tartan I 08
Time Slot: SUN16-22
Type: Seminar
Players: 8
System: by undefined
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4055

Magic Standard Tournament

Magic: The Gathering. Bring your Standard (type 2) deck and compete against fellow congoers. Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place. DCI Sanctioned. Rules knowledge required. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: St. Paul II 01
Time Slot: SUN16-22
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 16
System: Magic: The Gathering by Wizards of the Coast
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4238

Twilight Imperium

Twilight Imperium Third Edition is an epic empire-building game of interstellar conflict, trade, and struggle for power. Players take the roles of ancient galactic civilizations, each seeking to seize the imperial throne via warfare, diplomacy, and technological progression. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 06
Time Slot: SUN16-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Twilight Imperium (3rd ed.) by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4255
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SUN18-20

Starts at 6 PM, runs 2 hours.

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: SUN18-20
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Formula D

Come race around the great Formula One race tracks of the world in the latest edition of the classic racing game. Will you lead the pack or flame out in a blaze of glory? No experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: SUN18-20
Type: Board Game
Players: 8
System: Formula D by Asmodee, LLC
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4000

Little Green Army Men vs. Plastic Dinosaurs

Shoot the dinosaurs, eat the army men!! Mayhem and monstrous munching all in colorful plastic fun. This game plays fast and is open to all ages! Rules will be taught.
Location: Hallway 01
Time Slot: SUN18-20
Type: Miniatures
Players: 8
System: by undefined
GM: Gerald Dagel, Elizabeth Sloan
Event ID: 6001

Mississippi Queen

Riverboat racing on the mighty Mississippi - or a reasonable facsimile thereof.
Location: McKnight 03
Time Slot: SUN18-20
Type: Board Game
Players: 5
System: Mississippi Queen by Rio Grande Games
GM: Daniel Underbakke
Event ID: 1105
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SUN18-22

Starts at 6 PM, runs 4 hours.

A Day at the Beach

WWII Italian Front: Can the Allies finally force their way out of the Anzio beachhead against stiff resistance from German paratroopers? Come test your skill as a battlefield commander with a fast paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card driven rule system. All 15mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary!
Location: Tartan I 04
Time Slot: SUN18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Sponsored by Tactical Assault Games
Event ID: 4058

Anima Tactics

Battle in the Anima universe as the leader of a band of heroes with near supernatural abilities. Fast paced and easy to learn, the game will grab you. No experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 06
Time Slot: SUN18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Anima Tactics by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4048

Arkham Horror

Arkham Horror is a cooperative adventure game themed around H.P Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos. It's up to the Investigators to clean out the streets of Arkham. They also have to close portals to other dimensions that are opening up around town. If too many portals open the Ancient One awakens and the players only have one last chance to save the world. Defeat the Ancient One in combat! Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 05
Time Slot: SUN18-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Arkham Horror Boardgame by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4246

Battlestar Galactica Board Game

Can you ferret out the Cylon in your midst? Are you the sleeper agent? Come play the wild game of intrigue set in the Battlestar universe by Fantasy Flight. Rules knowledge required.
Location: Tartan I 02
Time Slot: SUN18-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Battlestar Galactica by Fantasy Flight
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4002

Conquest of the Empire

In this game you are one of many Roman generals vying for power in Imperial Rome, employing legions, cavalry, and catapults to reach your objectives. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 03
Time Slot: SUN18-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Conquest of the Empire by Eagle Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4249

Fantasy Flight Board Game Du Jour

Come play one of the many great games from Fantasy Flight Games. What game will it be? It will depend on the moon, the alignment of the stars, the crytal ball and the GM's whim - although begging & pleading may play a part as well. In any event, a good time for all!
Location: Tartan I 05
Time Slot: SUN18-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: Various FFG Board Games by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4039

Frag Gold

Game starts. Enemy in sight . . . Frag him! Grab his stuff! Run! Get a bigger gun! Grab some armor! There he is again! Frag him! Whoa, there's another one. Run . . . you're hit! You're down. Respawn! Grab a weapon! Start again! Frag is a computer game without a computer. It's a "first-person shooter" on a tabletop. Beginners welcome.
Location: St. Paul II 04
Time Slot: SUN18-22
Type: Board Game
Players: 6
System: FRAG by Steve Jackson Games
GM: Games by James
Event ID: 4245

Hunting the Four

WWII Operation 'Market Garden': American 101st Airborne troops are faced with German armored attacks south of Nijmegen. Can your squad of paras hunt down a Panzer IV & its accompanying Grenadiers that have broken through your lines? Test your small unit command skills with a fast paced, easy to learn, but very challenging card driven rule system. All 25mm miniatures and terrain provided. No experience necessary.
Location: Tartan I 03
Time Slot: SUN18-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 4
System: Tactical Assault: Combat Cards by Tactical Assault Games
GM: Village Games
Sponsored by Tactical Assault Games
Event ID: 4011

Pokemon CCG Mini-Tournament

Ever wanted to try the Pokemon collectible card game? In this unique mini-tournament format, the game will be taught and a small round-robin tournament held. No experience necessary; all decks provided! Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Tartan I 07
Time Slot: SUN18-22
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Pokemon Gameboy/CCG by Nintendo/WOTC
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4050
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SUN20-22

Starts at 8 PM, runs 2 hours.

ALIENS: Hunt for the Queen Scenario

Using action figures and a 3-D game board, players will control a platoon of Colonial Marines on a search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen.
Location: McKnight 13
Time Slot: SUN20-22
Type: Miniatures
Players: 14
System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games
GM: Richard Zierhut
Sponsored by 1st MN Historical Wargaming Soc.
Event ID: 3120

Warhammer Fantasy LCG

Have you ever wanted to try battling in the Warhammer Fantasy world without painting the miniatures? Want to try the latest 'Living' card game from Fantasy Flight Games? In this unique mini-tournament format, the game will be taught and a small round-robin tournament will be held. No experience necessary and decks will be provided. Each running of this event is a complete tournament.
Location: Tartan I 01
Time Slot: SUN20-22
Type: Card Game Tournament
Players: 6
System: Warhammer Fantasy LCG by Fantasy Flight Games
GM: Village Games
Event ID: 4005
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