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Con of the North 2016 Event Schedule

Entire Convention Events

 

Board Game Demos     s   r   r   l  

Stop by and try over 50 board game demos.

Time Slot: ALL-CON      GM: Matt Joyce  Players: 8

Location: Regency 12      System: Various Board Game Demos          Type: Board

Sponsored by Level Up Games

 

Dungeons and Dragons        s   r   c   &

Stop by and play the new fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons

Time Slot: ALL-CON      GM: Lynn Mattila           Players: 8

Location: Regency 18      System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

 

Quest of the North          r   r   l  

A puzzle game open to ALL attendees. Once the posted puzzles are solved, answers are validated and prizes awarded (a full set of RPG dice while supplies last). After the entire quest is completed, the Quest Card is turned in at the "Long and the Short of It" table and the first 3 to do so, will receive more prizes. It will end at midnight on Sat.

Time Slot: ALL-CON      GM: Jeff Holmes, Rebekah Holmes, Sandra Holmes,             Players: Various

Location: Conference Room D-02                    Kimberly Line, & Thomas Rotchadl     Type: Special Event

 

The Undead Viking Game Room   Y   s   r   r   l  

We are back again for another year! Come to the open board game room with your friends, sit down at a table and play one of your favorite games - or learn how to play a new one! This year we have had several publishers step up and offer up games to raffle off. These will be drawn during regular intervals. To have a chance to win, you just need to be present and playing a game in the room.

Time Slot: ALL-CON      GM: Lance Myxter          Players: Various

Location: Conference Room D-01  System: Undead Viking Various    Type: Board

 

X-Wing Miniatures Games      s   r   c   &

Stop by and play X-Wing.  Demos run all weekend.  Stop by Saturday night for an X-Wing Tourney.

Time Slot: ALL-CON      GM: Jason Moon            Players: 4

Location: Regency 15      System: Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game by Fantasy Flight Games            Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Level Up Games

 

Computer Room

BOOM!   Pew! Pew! Pew!   "Gotcha!"   I have the flag"   "Run Chicken! Run!"  Come feel the love in the Computer lab! Bring your friends, bring your associates, everybody bein' shot up in here! Enjoy legacy games such as Quake II, StarCraft, and Unreal Tournament and more in a traditional Lan game environment. Venture to the depths of the basement, follow the sounds of carnage!

Time Slot: ALL-CON      GM: Roger Streeter         Players: Various

Location: Conference Room I        System: Various  Type: Computers

Live Action RolePlaying (LARP)

 

Welcome to Lothal          r   r   &

The Placid Ithorian (AKA "Lothal's Swamp"), an out-of-the-way cantina on Lothal where locals, Imperials, and others gather with (more or less) no animosity. Everyone knows Rebels are here thanks to the recent destruction of Tarkintown. Imperials want to get off-planet. Sympathizers want to help the Rebels but don't know who they are. Can everyone achieve their goals? (Event set between Episodes 3 and 4.)

Time Slot: FRI20-02       GM: Richard Odeen, Joelle Odeen  Players: 12

Location: Studio 16-01    System: Star Wars by West End Games      Type: LARP

Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures, Winona RPSIG Alums

 

When Worlds Collide    Y   s   r   r   l  

The barriers between realms is weakening - and in danger of complete collapse! It's up to you and your fellow heroes to repair the rifts and cracks in the fabric of reality. Be prepared to journey into the unknown on a cosmic quest to repair the universe. Appropriate for all skill levels.

Time Slot: SAT10-14 & SAT18-22           GM: Ben Millard            Players: 6

Location: Studio 05-04    System: Interphaze STEP Combat by Interphaze LLC            Type: LARP

 

Avatar: Legend of Korra: Inauguration Ball       s   r   r   &

It's been 4 years since Avatar Korra defeated Kuvira and her forces. Now a new President of Republic City has been elected, and the inauguration ball is today! This ball will be attended not only by the new President, and local VIPs and business leaders, but world leaders and the Avatar herself. Can the event staff and various VIP's lackeys make sure this shindig goes off without a hitch?

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Nathan Nolan          Players: 21

Location: Studio 16-01    System: Avatar: Legend of Korra by Home Rules      Type: LARP

Friday Events

Friday 12-14 – runs for 2 hours

 

AP - 2 - AP          r   r   l  

The Word is: Fun - Your Choices are: Attend COTN, A Root Canal, Presidential assassination, Nose Hairs, and Eyebrow Tweezers... You are the Judge this round, how will you decide (I know my pick!) This is of course Apples to Apples, the crazy word matching game - tournament rules will be used and explained.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Joelle Odeen           Players: 6

Location: Studio 07-02    System: Apples to Apples by Out of the Box           Type: Card

Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures, Winona RPSIG Alums

 

Bushido        r   r   &

A push your luck set collection/strategy game set in feudal Japan.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 6

Location: Regency 11      System: Bushido by GCT Studios Type: Card

 

Casual Fare        r   r   &

Start your convention with a few short but fun games! I'll have Love Letter, En Garde, Skyline, and others; bring your own favorite short games to share!

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Michael Miller        Players: 8

Location: Conference Room B-08  System: Various Card Games by Persons of the Middle Ages  Type: Card

 

Five Tribes   Y   s   r   r   l  

In the land of 1001 nights, your caravan arrives. Oracles foretold of strangers who would maneuver the Five Tribes to gain influence over the legendary city-state. In a unique twist on worker placement games, this game begins with the "meeples" already in place, and players must maneuver them to victory.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: David Jordal           Players: 4

Location: Regency 21      System: Five Tribes by Days of Wonder     Type: Board

 

Hazard Canyon     s   r   r   l  

A strategy board adventure game set in southwestern United State in the 1920s. Players explore canyons in search of treasure in order to garner fortune and fame. Explorers interact with each other avoiding traps, dangerous animals and other explorers.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Doug DeMers          Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-06         System: Hazard Canyon    Type: Board

 

Industrial Waste        i   r   &

Start the convention with Dirty Pete himself and play this Eurogame where you take the part of a manufacturer trying to dominate the marketplace while keeping the environment clean. Or, you know, not, it's up to you! (I'm not "Dirty Pete" for nothing, after all!)

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Peter Jansen            Players: 3

Location: Board Room 2-03         System: Industrial Waste by Rio Grande Games       Type: Board

 

Learn to Play Zombicide     s   r   r   &

We'll teach you how to play the world's most popular co-op zombie board game and explain what all those expansions actually add.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Chris R Nelson, Leah Pasillas            Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-12  System: Zombicide by Guillotine Games     Type: Board

 

Letters from Whitechapel    s   r   r   ~  

One player plays Jack the Ripper and tries to take 5 victims before the end of the game. The other players play the police detectives who try to catch him, picking up clues as Jack makes his way back to his hideout each night. This is a cooperative game that requires good communication skills. GM will play Jack.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Eric Jennings          Players: 5

Location: Studio 14-01    System: Letters from Whitechapel by Fantasy Flight Games   Type: Board

 

Love Letter     s   r   r   &

You represent one of four factions trying to get a love letter to Princess Annette. Success means your letter has gotten through - and the Princess is looking more favorably on the suitor you represent.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Daniel Underbakke   Players: 4

Location: Board Room 2-05         System: Love Letter by Alderac Entertainment          Type: Card

 

Machi Koro        r   r   l  

Dice rolling, tableau building game. Players take their villages and build them into the largest city in the region. Fast paced - light hearted game of collecting income from developments, build public works, steal from your neighbors' coffers. Just make sure they aren't doing the same to you. The one to build all their landmarks first - wins.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Jeffrey R Sutton       Players: 4

Location: Regency 17      System: Machi Koro by Foxgames Type: Card

 

Medicine Whoops!           r   r   &

A game of hilarious medical disasters. Take on the role of doctors at a poorly supplied hospital. Doctors compete with each other to treat patients using whatever tools they are able to acquire. Hinder fellow doctors in the middle of surgery or just agree to play a round of golf while the patient expires. Patients will begin to stack up fast... both cured and killed.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Timothy P. Moore   Players: 4

Location: Conference Room E-09  System: Medicine Whoops by Analog Revolution Games      Type: Card

 

Memoir '44        s   r   r   &

Memoir '44 is a historical board game where players face-off in stylized battles of some of the most famous historic battles of World War II including; Omaha Beach, Pegasus Bridge, Operation Cobra and the Ardennes. Most scenarios play in under 45 minutes and the game system is quickly accessible to new players.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Bill Nara    Players: 6

Location: Conference Room B-01  System: Memoir 44 by Days of Wonder      Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Paperback by Tim Flowers        r   r   l  

This is a combination of word-creation and deck building game. Build words from your hand of letter cards to earn points. Use the points to buy more letters as well as "fame" cards. Player with the greatest amount of fame at game ends wins.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Wendy Terry          Players: 5

Location: Regency 13      System: Paperback by Tim Flowers            Type: Card

 

Pathfinder Card Game Demo    s   r   r   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. In this hour-long learning demo, each player takes the role of a unique character composed of a deck of cards and a set of stats. You'll improve your character by acquiring new items, allies, spells, and weapons as you explore, overcome challenges, and triumph over evil.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Helsinki Room 07        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Ra    s   r   r   &

Bid for monuments, pharaohs, rivers, gold and other things in ancient Egypt. This is a fast moving and entertaining game.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Mike Backstrom      Players: 9

Location: Conference Room B-05  System: Ra by Rio Grande Games  Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Rats Overboard!        r   r   &

You control a group of rats trying to leave a sinking ship.  Score points by grabbing cheese and getting to safety.  Tournament-style play – most total points wins!

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Richard L. Schreiber Players: 5

Location: Studio 07-01    System: Abandon Ship by AEG     Type: Board

Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures, Winona RPSIG Alums

 

Red Dragon Inn     s   r   r   &

You've raided the dungeon, killed the monsters, and taken their treasure. Now you're back, and what better way to celebrate your most recent victory than to spend an evening at the Red Dragon Inn.  The last person who is both sober enough to remain conscious and shrewd enough to hold onto his Gold Coins wins the game.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Matthew Boehland   Players: 7

Location: Studio 08-01    System: Red Dragon Inn by Slugfest Games Type: Card

 

Roll for the Galaxy     s   r   r   l  

Build Empires in Space - with Dice!  Dice represent workers who help you develop new technologies, settle worlds, and ship goods.  Who will build the most prosperous space empire?

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: April L Snyder        Players: 4

Location: Conference Room E-03  System: Roll for the Galaxy by Rio Grande Games    Type: Board

 

Takenoko    Y   s   r   r   l  

Players cultivate land plots, irrigate them, and grow three varieties of bamboo with the help of the imperial gardener. They will also have to feed the sacred panda! The player who manages his land plots best, growing the most bamboo while feeding the voracious panda, wind the game! Warning: sound effects will be made.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Jose F Hernandez     Players: 4

Location: Regency 19      System: Takenoko by Asmodee     Type: Board

 

Tekumel: Intro and Q&A       s   r   r   &

Come to this introduction to the fantasy world of Tekumel, developed by M.A.R. Barker since the 1940's. Ask questions, hear tales, and meet and greet others that are interested. Fans of Tekumel with over a hundred years of experience will be on-hand to help out. You can also hear more about the games available this weekend.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Donald Kaiser, Bill Acheson, Brett D. Slocum, John Everett Till            Players: 25

Location: Studio 06-01    System: Tekumel: Intro and Q&A  Type: Seminar

 

Ticket to Ride 1912 Mega game   Y   s   r   r   l  

A great way to start the convention. Take tickets and complete routes to your destinations. completed track and routes gain you points. The player with the most points at the end of the game wins. Beginners welcome.

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Steve Tyykila         Players: 4

Location: Conference Room E-06  System: Ticket to Ride 1912 Mega by Days of Wonder         Type: Board

 

Zombicide       s   r   r   &

Zombies are everywhere and you must fight for survival. Zombicide is a cooperative game where each player uses their unique ability to help the group escape from the Zombie-infested city. Find a weapon and move out. The buildings are full of Walkers and more keep appearing.  There's no way you can kill them all! Beware the Fatties, fear the Runners, and stop making all that noise, they're coming!

Time Slot: FRI12-14       GM: Donald Bauman       Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-01  System: Zombicide by Guillotine Games     Type: Miniatures

Friday 13-18 – runs for 5 hours

 

2-01: Before the Dawn Part 1 (1-7)        s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 1 to 7; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome!  The first in a 2-part series. You are sent to Aspis Consortium-infested Bloodcove to gather supplies for a nearly doomed Pathfinder mission nearby. Disguised as ordinary merchants, you have little time to gather what you need and get out before the Consortium discovers and destroys you.  Written by Crystal Frasier.

Time Slot: FRI13-18       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 12

Location: Elsinore Room 09         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

6-10: The Wounded Wisp (1-2)        s   r   c   &

A PFS scenario for levels 1 to 2; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome!  More than 400 years have transpired since the Pathfinder Society began in a humble tavern that has quietly weathered the centuries without incident. When a routine errand there uncovers a clue left behind by one of the founding Pathfinders, it's up to the PCs to solve a puzzle whose pieces are scattered across Absalom — and whose prize dates back to the Society's darkest years.  Written by Thurston Hillman.

Time Slot: FRI13-18       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Helsinki Room 01        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-04: The Ironbound Schism (7-11)         i   c   &

The Ironbound Schism is a PFS scenario for levels 7 to 11.  The Ironbound Archipelago was once part of Edasseril, kingdom of envy, and word has reached the Pathfinder Society that an ancient ruin has emerged on the isle of Flintyreach. Can the PCs gain the local half-orcs' trust and brave the resident giants' wrath to secure this archaeological treasure?  Written by John Compton and Linda Zayas-Palmer.

Time Slot: FRI13-18       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 04         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-10: The Consortium Compact (1-2)        s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 1 to 2. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome!

Time Slot: FRI13-18       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Helsinki Room 02        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-12: TBD (Premiere) (1-5)      s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 5 and under. This scenario is premiering in the area at Con of the North! New Pathfinder RPG players welcome!

Time Slot: FRI13-18       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 12

Location: Elsinore Room 05         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-13: TBD (Premiere) (5-9)          i   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 5 to 9. This scenario is premiering in the area at Con of the North!

Time Slot: FRI13-18       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 12

Location: Elsinore Room 07         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-14: TBD (Premiere) (1-5)      s   i   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 5 and Under. This scenario is premiering in the area at Con of the North!

Time Slot: FRI13-18       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 12

Location: Elsinore Room 01         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-15: TBD (Premiere) (3-7)          i   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 3 to 7. This scenario is premiering in the area at Con of the North!

Time Slot: FRI13-18       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 03         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

We Be Goblins     s   r   c   &

A PFS module for level 4 pregen goblins. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! The Birdcruncher goblin tribe's chieftains have issued a new demand—find them some adventure, or else! Eager to please their great chieftains, the Birdcruncher goblins frantically try to whip up all sorts of amusements. But the goblins who went to harvest truffles for the feast got beat up by some stinky humans! Now the chieftains must venture to the Bestest Truffle Field to pick up the slack for their bumbling minions. Will the goblin heroes be able to find the treasured fungus, defeat the mean humans, and make it back to the tribe in time to enjoy their well-deserved feast?

Time Slot: FRI13-18       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Helsinki Room 03        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

Friday 14-16 – runs for 2 hours

 

7 Wonders + Expansions         i   r   &

You are the leader of one of the 7 great cities of the Ancient World. Gather resources, develop commercial routes, and affirm your military supremacy. Build your city and erect an architectural wonder which will transcend future times. Card drafting game where you purchase buildings, monuments, and scientific advancements to help your city. Leaders, Cities, and Babel expansions used.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Matthew Boehland   Players: 6

Location: Studio 08-01    System: 7 Wonders by Asmodee    Type: Board

 

BoardGameGeek: The Card Game            r   r   &

BGG The Card Game is a game of playing and collecting great titles.  Play the most popular games or find and trade with other players to get rare gems to complete your ultimate collection for the win. As an added bonus, if time allows, we will also play Kittens In A Blender.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Timothy P. Moore   Players: 5

Location: Conference Room E-09  System: BoardGameGeek: The Card Game by Game Salute    Type: Card

 

Bushido        r   r   &

A push your luck set collection/strategy game set in feudal Japan.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 6

Location: Regency 11      System: Bushido by GCT Studios Type: Card

 

Cthulhu's Vault    s   r   r   l  

In Cthulhu's Vault, players will craft a cooperative story in the horror mythos universe of H. P. Lovecraft.  Weave your story cards together to tell an epic tale and awaken your Ancient One.  Once you achieve your goal, you then work to crush the other players in an epic battle where only one will survive.  Beginners welcome, storytelling skills greatly encouraged.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Christopher Touchette          Players: 6

Location: Regency 20      System: Cthulhu's Vault by Jolly Roger Games        Type: Board

 

Dead of Winter    s   r   r   ~  

Winter comes even if the world has ended. In this semi cooperative game, help the colony survive the brutal winter and a legion of the walking dead. Scavenge supplies, fight zombies and bandits. Be careful though, you never know who has a secret agenda that could spell your doom!

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Shane Hotakainen    Players: 5

Location: Studio 15-01    System: Dead of Winter by Plaid Hat Games            Type: Board

 

Fisherman of Catan          i   r   &

Do you like Settlers of Catan?  Do you like fishing mini-games?  Okay, well, this isn't a mini-game, it's an expansion where sea hexes that produce give you fish, which can be spent to take various actions. Just watch out for the boot!

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Peter Jansen            Players: 3

Location: Board Room 2-03         System: Settlers of Catan by Mayfair Games Type: Board

 

Frag 3-D      s   r   r   &

Frag is a first person shooter. Grab weapons, gadgets, and armor strewn about on the castle floor. Blast away all other players. If you die - just respawn. The first player to get three frags wins. You haven't played Frag until you've played in Castle Wolfenstein - crazy stairs, three story floors, walkways, archways, and multi-levels make this an experience.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Steve Bauman         Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-03  System: FRAG by Steve Jackson Games     Type: Miniatures

 

Hoplomachus: Origins     Y   s   r   r   &

Hoplomachus [ha-ploh-ma-kuss], or "Hoplo" for short, is a hex-based tactical board game set inside gladiatorial arenas. Draft Gladiators from 5 unique Cities and spar with your chosen opponent or attempt the Solo Trials campaign! Hoplo uses a unique combination of premium components: 11.5 gram chips, 3 neoprene gaming mats, and laser etched dice to create dynamic and visually stunning battle scenes.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Adam Carlson, Josh Carlson  Players: 6

Location: Regency 03      System: Hoplomachus by Chip Theory Games         Type: Board

Sponsored by Chip Theory Games

 

Kingsburg with Expansion    s   r   r   &

Given an important but peripheral territory of the King, develop your settlement from inns and bridges to castles and academies. Then defend it each winter from a horde of ravaging armies. The challenge and fun is the balance between building up the town while defending it from attack.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Eric J. O'Denius      Players: 5

Location: Conference Room E-12  System: Kingsburg by Fantasy Flight Games           Type: Board

 

Legendary Heroes Y   s   r   r   l  

Build a team of Super Heroes from the Marvel Universe to defeat a Mastermind (Villain) and Scheme - game play is similar to Dominion except it's cooperative/competitive. If the Villain wins nobody wins.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Nathan S. Younkin  Players: 5

Location: Regency 09      System: Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game by Upper Deck     Type: Card

 

Machi Koro    s   r   r   l  

You've just been elected mayor of Machi Koro. In this fast-paced dice and card game, you'll roll dice, construct new buildings and collect income from your village (or perhaps steal it from your neighbors), as you follow your dream to grow Machi Koro into the largest city in the region.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Mark Cummins       Players: 5

Location: Conference Room F-06  System: Machi Koro by Foxgames Type: Card

 

Marrying Mr. Darcy        s   r   r   l  

Step into the world of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.  Take the part of one of the female characters as they try to improve their marriage prospects by developing their Wit, Beauty, Reputation, and Friendliness.  Each character may also employ their Cunning to tear down their rivals.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Daniel Underbakke   Players: 6

Location: Board Room 2-05         System: Marrying Mr. Darcy by Erika Svanoe          Type: Card

 

Memoir '44        s   r   r   &

Memoir '44 is a historical board game where players face-off in stylized battles of some of the most famous historic battles of World War II including; Omaha Beach, Pegasus Bridge, Operation Cobra and the Ardennes. Most scenarios play in under 45 minutes and the game system is quickly accessible to new players.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Bill Nara    Players: 6

Location: Conference Room B-01  System: Memoir 44 by Days of Wonder      Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Ogre (Pocket Edition)      s   r   r   l  

Steve Jackson's first game, reprinted!  Play the side of the Ogre, a terrifying cybernetic tank, or the side of the brave defenders.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-02         System: Ogre by Steve Jackson Games        Type: Board

 

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game         i   c   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. Play a character composed of a deck of cards & a set of stats; improve them by acquiring new items, allies, spells, & weapons as you explore & overcome challenges. Choose a different scenario each time you play! Optionally participate in Society play, allowing your rewards to travel with you.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 8

Location: Helsinki Room 08        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Pathfinder Card Game Demo    s   r   r   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. In this hour-long learning demo, each player takes the role of a unique character composed of a deck of cards and a set of stats. You'll improve your character by acquiring new items, allies, spells, and weapons as you explore, overcome challenges, and triumph over evil.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Helsinki Room 07        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Rise of Augustus Y   s   r   r   l  

Some would call this Roman Empire bingo, but there is more strategy to it than that. Collect influence with senators and in provinces. Beginners welcome.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Steve Tyykila         Players: 5

Location: Conference Room E-06  System: Rise of Augustus by Asmodee Games         Type: Board

 

Star Trek: Five Year Mission    s   r   r   &

A cooperative dice placement game for 3-7 players who take the roles of crew members, for either the USS Enterprise or the USS Enterprise-D. Each crew member has a different ability & players try to cooperatively solve alerts to score points and win before failing five such alerts, in which case, the USS Enterprise(-D) is destroyed.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Richard Lemanczykafka, Bill Nara       Players: 7

Location: Conference Room B-09  System: Star Trek: Five Year Mission by Mayfair Games       Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Terra Mystica for Beginners          r   r   &

Terra Mystica is a strategic area control game -- your goal is control the largest area at the end of six rounds. Each faction has a preferred terrain and you can terraform to transform terrain to suit your needs. But you have limited resources, to balance between expanding your territory, upgrading your dwellings, and placing your priests to gain favor of the cults.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Joshua Wehner        Players: 4

Location: Board Room 1-04         System: Terra Mystica by Z-Man Games     Type: Board

 

The Silverhex Chronicles      s   r   c   &

Play 2 of 6 hour-long quests for level 1 Pathfinder Society characters. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! When the daring half-orc scholar Ulisha enrages a noble family, she contacts the PCs with a special deal: she will sell them an ancient relic at a steep discount to secure gold she needs to pay off her bounty. When the PCs arrive, she has gone into hiding. However, she left behind a journal full of profitable leads as a sign of good faith. Can the PCs recover this hidden wealth and claim the powerful Silverhex?

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Helsinki Room 10        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

Valeria: Card Kingdoms         r   r   &

Tableau building game - like deck building but cards bought go directly into play. Cards work for you on your turn and all players' turns. On your turn roll 2 dice. Activate citizens based of the result of EACH DIE and the sum of both. Next take 2 actions of the following: slay a monster, buy a domain, recruit a citizen, or take any 1 resource. The player with the most victory points at the end wins.

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Jeffrey R Sutton       Players: 5

Location: Regency 17      System: Valeria: Card Kingdoms by Daily Magic Productions            Type: Card

 

Zombicide       s   r   r   &

Zombies are everywhere and you must fight for survival. Zombicide is a cooperative game where each player uses their unique ability to help the group escape from the Zombie-infested city. Find a weapon and move out. The buildings are full of Walkers and more keep appearing.  There's no way you can kill them all! Beware the Fatties, fear the Runners, and stop making all that noise, they're coming!

Time Slot: FRI14-16       GM: Quentin Denzene      Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-02  System: Zombicide by Guillotine Games     Type: Miniatures

Friday 14-18 – runs for 4 hours

 

Age of Industry (New England)      s   r   r   &

Play as a tycoon in the early days of the Industrial Revolution.  Take out Loans, Build and Develop Industry, Construct Railways, Sell Goods, Get RICH$$. I love to teach this game!  Come and learn and have FUN! Including time to learn the game, I expect us to finish in under 3 hours.

Time Slot: FRI14-18       GM: Jeffrey Hagen           Players: 5

Location: Board Room 2-06         System: Age of Industry (Brass) by Treefrog Games   Type: Board

 

Calling ISB Tactical...Anyone?         i   r   &

In the waning days of the Rebellion, you, an elite ISB Tactical Unit, went to Corellia to foil a desperate plot. The Emperor's trap in the Moddell Sector drew the Imperial Fleet from Corellia. News of the Emperor's death has led to riots and calls from a Free Corellia. Your ISB uniform that once struck fear is now a target. Roleplaying encouraged, combat inevitable. 7th level chars provided.

Time Slot: FRI14-18       GM: Kent King  Players: 8

Location: Studio 03-01    System: Saga Star Wars d20 by Wizards of the Coast            Type: RPG

 

Circus Imperious Maximus the Overland Edition        r   r   &

Chariot races in the future.  Just like the ancient Romans, the racers are not all expected to survive.  To win you must cross the finish line in a chariot (not necessarily the one you started with) Anti-grav chariots, men in armor, huge hungry beasts! What could go wrong?  Oh yeah, we moved out of the arena and on to an outdoor track... HAVE FUN WITH THAT!!

Time Slot: FRI14-18       GM: Richard Odeen         Players: 10

Location: Studio 07-01    System: Circus Imperium by FASA           Type: Board

Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures, Winona RPSIG Alums

 

Firefly: The Game           r   r   &

If you loved the show, you'll love the game. Command your own Firefly class star ship. Find a crew, find a job, keep flying.

Time Slot: FRI14-18       GM: Daniel Hillis           Players: 3

Location: Conference Room E-02  System: Firefly: The Game by Gale Force 9 Type: Board

 

Intro to Krosmaster: Arena    Y   s   r   r   l  

It's a board game, a miniature wargame, and adorable chibi anime all rolled into one! Come learn to play this simple-yet-deep game that has been frequently compared to Final Fantasy Tactics, but, you know, a board game!

Time Slot: FRI14-18       GM: Chris R Nelson, Leah Pasillas            Players: 4

Location: Conference Room F-12  System: Krosmaster: Arena by Japanime Games        Type: Board

 

Misteries in Misdeeds: Blood on Coral            r   r   &

Europeans in the New World subdued the natives of Hispaniola quickly. They learned from 100 years needed to conquer the Canary Islands, near Africa. What secrets did these naked islanders possess to face down cannon and steel? Misteries in Misdeeds is the unwritten counterhistory of our world in a lavish tabletop fantasy RPG from the Age of Exploration. Savage Worlds rules taught.

Time Slot: FRI14-18       GM: Angus MacDonald   Players: 5

Location: Studio 03-04    System: Savage Worlds by Pinnacle Entertainment Group      Type: RPG

 

Rail Baron         r   r   l  

Avalon Hill's railroad monopoly. Compete with other players to own the largest rail network.

Time Slot: FRI14-18       GM: Mike Hendrickson    Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-07         System: Rail Baron by Avalon Hill            Type: Board

 

Repair the Mill        i   c   &

An adventure in a medieval society. After discreetly avoiding an incident and the embarrassment of Lord Thomas III of Greenhaven, you receive the fullness of his gratitude with a large hamlet in his demesne. With a little effort, everything is in good order except for the mill. It is not working and rumored to be haunted. With harvest only a few months away, you do not have much time.

Time Slot: FRI14-18       GM: David Lowery         Players: 4

Location: Studio 05-01    System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

Settlers of America          r   r   &

Those of you who like Settlers will like this fascinating variant. It's Settlers in the American West. You'll turn in your resources to build covered wagons. You'll move your wagons to where you want to establish towns. You'll also build trains and rail lines to move commodities to other players' towns. If you know Settlers I can teach this game to you.

Time Slot: FRI14-18       GM: Mike Backstrom      Players: 7

Location: Conference Room B-05  System: Settlers of America by Mayfair Games         Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Strange Stars            r   c   &

Welcome to Trey Causey's "Strange Stars" universe, a pulp- and comics-inspired SF space opera game set in the far, far future. Take original Trek and mix liberally with Jack Kirby comics in this anything goes space opera setting. I wrote the Fate Core Strange Stars rules now out from Hydra Cooperative!

Time Slot: FRI14-18       GM: John Everett Till     Players: 5

Location: Studio 04-01    System: Strange Stars (Fate Core) by Hydra Cooperative        Type: RPG

Sponsored by Saturday Night Space Opera

 

The Willow Blades     s   r   r   &

Based on the successful BareBones Fantasy and Covert Ops games from DWD Studios comes the high flying, sword swinging kung fu action of BareBones Wuxia! Be one of the first (outside of play test groups) to play in this new game setting. In The Willow Blades, you play heroes that will try to save a town from an evil menace using your wits, fists, swords and magic.

Time Slot: FRI14-18       GM: Jim Alcala Sales      Players: 6

Location: Studio 09-01    System: BareBones by DWD Studios         Type: RPG

Friday 14-20 – runs for 6 hours

 

Tekumel: Shopping!      s   r   r   &

You find yourself in the 'seedy' commerce district of a small spaceport of the Ancients. You would like to avail yourselves of the shopping opportunities, but do not have a credit crystal. What do you do so that you can go wild shopping?

Time Slot: FRI14-20       GM: Donald Kaiser         Players: 6

Location: Studio 06-01    System: Home Rules       Type: RPG

Friday 16-18 – runs for 2 hours

 

Adventurer's League 1st-4th Lv    Y   s   r   r   l  

Rage of Demons, Expedition adventure for Adventure's League players levels 1st to 4th (http://dndadventurersleague.org/). Bane of the Tradeways (DDEX3-05), No Foolish Matter (DDEX3-06), or Harried in Hillsfar, part 1 (DDEX3-01). Up to Eight Tables will be running one of these adventures

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: D&D Adventurers League      Players: 40

Location: Studio 02-01    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

 

Betrayal at House on the Hill        s   r   r   &

Take a deep breath before you enter. It might be your last. Your fear will grow with each tile you place as you investigate a house filled with dreadful monsters and deadly secrets. As you brave your way through each unique room, you and the other explorers must rely on each other to survive the horrors that await. But beware: The house will turn one of you against the rest.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Christopher Touchette          Players: 6

Location: Regency 20      System: Betrayal at House on the Hill by Avalon Hill           Type: Board

 

Bushido        r   r   &

A push your luck set collection/strategy game set in feudal Japan.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 6

Location: Regency 11      System: Bushido by GCT Studios Type: Card

 

Dungeon!    Y   s   r   r   l  

How deep into the Dungeon do you dare venture? Your Wizard might not survive the Purple Worm or the Red Dragon, but the Giant Spider is an easy fight! The Silver Cup is yours! Kill monsters and get treasures while exploring the intricate 3-D dungeon. The deeper the level, the meaner the monster and bigger treasures. And watch out for secret doors and traps! The original classic board game in 3-D.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Quentin Denzene      Players: 8

Location: Conference Room F-02  System: Dungeon! by TSR           Type: Miniatures

 

End of the Line     s   r   r   &

Ever wonder what it would be like to send the Brady Bunch to Thunderdome? Want to see what a world would be like is Soylent Green was meeples? Come check out End of the Line, the board game of post-apocalyptic family survival. And 80 minute-last-person-standing-slug-fest parodying all the best and worst of the genre. EotL will make you celebrate the death of the old world! "Witness You!"

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Seppy Yoon            Players: 5

Location: Regency 16      System: End of the Line by Fight in a Box  Type: Board

Sponsored by Fight in a Box

 

Exploding Kittens        s   r   r   &

Play the game that made Kickstarter history! Exploding Kittens is a highly-strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette. Easy to learn and fun to play. Ages 7 and Up.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Jennifer Godfrey       Players: 8

Location: Studio 15-02    System: Exploding Kittens by The Oatmeal Type: Card

 

Fish Cook          r   r   &

It's Paris, and it's 1908. You are a master chef, just graduated from the city's most prestigious cooking school. And so is your competition. You will strive to be the best chef in France by earning money, prestige, and the respect of your peers. So let's start cooking.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Timothy P. Moore   Players: 5

Location: Conference Room E-09  System: Fish Cook by Cheapass Games      Type: Board

 

Hoplomachus: Origins     Y   s   r   r   &

Hoplomachus [ha-ploh-ma-kuss], or "Hoplo" for short, is a hex-based tactical board game set inside gladiatorial arenas. Draft Gladiators from 5 unique Cities and spar with your chosen opponent or attempt the Solo Trials campaign! Hoplo uses a unique combination of premium components: 11.5 gram chips, 3 neoprene gaming mats, and laser etched dice to create dynamic and visually stunning battle scenes.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Adam Carlson, Josh Carlson  Players: 6

Location: Regency 03      System: Hoplomachus by Chip Theory Games         Type: Board

Sponsored by Chip Theory Games

 

Kill Dr. Lucky         r   r   &

You've always hated Dr. Lucky and hoped someday to kill him, but that's easier said than done. Now you find yourself in his mansion with several like-minded people when the lights go out. It's time to get busy.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Daniel Underbakke   Players: 5

Location: Board Room 2-05         System: Kill Dr. Lucky by Cheapass Games            Type: Card

 

Legendary: Marvel + Expansions      s   r   r   &

Semi-cooperative deck building game where the players are heroes trying to foil a mastermind villain's plans. Expansions will be used.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Matthew Boehland   Players: 4

Location: Studio 08-01    System: Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game by Upper Deck     Type: Board

 

Munchkin Treasure Hunt Y   s   r   r   l  

A board game specifically designed for the whole family (Ages 6 and up), in the spirit of the Munchkin card game. Roll the die, move around the dungeon, chase away the monsters and take their gold!

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 6

Location: Board Room 2-01         System: Munchkin by Steve Jackson Games            Type: Board

 

Pandemic: The Cure         r   r   l  

Pandemic: The Cure is a dice-based version of the popular Pandemic board game. You will be part of a group trying to save humanity from four diseases. The team will need to keep the hot spots in check before they break out of control.  Rules will be taught.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Drew Motylinski     Players: 5

Location: Regency 13      System: Pandemic: The Cure by Z-Man Games        Type: Board

 

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game         i   c   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. Play a character composed of a deck of cards & a set of stats; improve them by acquiring new items, allies, spells, & weapons as you explore & overcome challenges. Choose a different scenario each time you play! Optionally participate in Society play, allowing your rewards to travel with you.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 8

Location: Helsinki Room 08        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Pathfinder Card Game Demo    s   r   r   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. In this hour-long learning demo, each player takes the role of a unique character composed of a deck of cards and a set of stats. You'll improve your character by acquiring new items, allies, spells, and weapons as you explore, overcome challenges, and triumph over evil.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Helsinki Room 07        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Pillars of the Earth with Expansion       s   r   r   &

This colorful and faithful reproduction of the Ken Follett book is a resource gather-and-building game for the aspiring English town of Kingsbridge. Collect sand, wood, and stone for your skilled artisans to accrue victory points… or send volunteers to help the crusaders! It's up to you!

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Eric J. O'Denius      Players: 6

Location: Conference Room E-12  System: Pillars of the Earth by Mayfair Games          Type: Board

 

Red Dragon Inn         r   r   &

It's the best time of the adventure: you've defeated the monsters, cleaned out the dungeon, and now it's time for drinking and gambling back at the Red Dragon Inn!

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Michael Miller        Players: 4

Location: Board Room 1-05         System: Red Dragon Inn by Slugfest Games Type: Card

 

Sentinels of the Multiverse        s   r   r   l  

A mad scientist holds the world hostage with his terrifying inventions. An alien warlord brings his army of minions to conquer the planet. A giant rampaging robot cuts a swath of destruction across the coast. Who will stand in their way? In this cooperative card game, each player is a superhero wielding impressive powers and abilities, as they stand between the world and the forces of evil.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Mark Cummins       Players: 5

Location: Conference Room F-06  System: Sentinels of the Multiverse by Greater Than Games, LLC       Type: Card

 

The Mines of Io        r   r   &

Hex tile game like "Carcassonne" with a sci-fi theme of base building, mine expansion and resource gathering. Includes "claim jumping" and aliens. Easy to learn, fun to play.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Jeffrey R Sutton       Players: 6

Location: Regency 17      System: The Mines of IO by Gunny Publications Inc Type: Board

 

The Silverhex Chronicles      s   r   c   &

Play 2 of 6 hour-long quests for level 1 Pathfinder Society characters. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! When the daring half-orc scholar Ulisha enrages a noble family, she contacts the PCs with a special deal: she will sell them an ancient relic at a steep discount to secure gold she needs to pay off her bounty. When the PCs arrive, she has gone into hiding. However, she left behind a journal full of profitable leads as a sign of good faith. Can the PCs recover this hidden wealth and claim the powerful Silverhex?

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Helsinki Room 10        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

Ticket to Ride & Variations Y       r   r   l  

TTR players collect cards of various types of train cars they then use to claim railway routes in North America & Other Continents. The longer the routes, the more points they earn. Additional points come to those who fulfill Destination Tickets, and who builds the longest continuous route. Many variations of this game will be available to choose from.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Bill Nara    Players: 15

Location: Conference Room B-01  System: Ticket to Ride by Days of Wonder Type: Board

Sponsored by Chess & Strategy Game Association

 

Vikings     s   r   r   &

Vikings is an economic/placement game. In each of 6 rounds, a random set of 12 tiles & 12 meeples becomes available on the pricing wheel. Players take turns buying & placing meeples, (your scouts & settlers) and tiles to create your islands off the mainland coast. Piece by piece players expand their territory & place their meeples to scout & settle it, scoring points & accumulating wealth.

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Richard Lemanczykafka, Bill Nara       Players: 4

Location: Conference Room B-07  System: Vikings by Z-Man Games Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Wings of Glory - World War II    s   r   r   l  

Take to the skies during World War II in this quick to learn, fun to play game where you pick your maneuvers from a special deck of cards designed to depict your plane, then move painted miniatures to shoot down your opponents!

Time Slot: FRI16-18       GM: Alan J Carlson        Players: 8

Location: Conference Room B-08  System: Wings of Glory by Ares Games      Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

Friday 18-20 – runs for 2 hours

 

Adventurer's League 1st-4th Lv    Y   s   r   r   l  

Rage of Demons, Expedition adventure for Adventure's League players levels 1st to 4th (http://dndadventurersleague.org/). Bane of the Tradeways (DDEX3-05), No Foolish Matter (DDEX3-06), The Malady of Elventree (DDEX3-08) or Harried in Hillsfar, part 2 (DDEX3-01). Up to Five Tables will be running one of these adventures.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: D&D Adventurers League      Players: 20

Location: Studio 02-01    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

 

Artemis Man the Bridge!    s   r   r   l  

Twelve player Man the Bridge! is a spaceship fending off an alien attack in the computer simulations! Bridge positions are Helm/Navigation, Weapons, Communications, Science, Engineering and Captain. Touch screen stations, a large main viewer and a dramatic lighting system really puts you in the action as a Starship under attack! Please see www.manthebridge.com for more information.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Michael Mesich       Players: 12

Location: Conference Room G-01  System: Artemis SBS by Artemis SBS       Type: Computer

 

Bushido        r   r   &

A push your luck set collection/strategy game set in feudal Japan.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 6

Location: Regency 11      System: Bushido by GCT Studios Type: Card

 

Castellan       s   r   r   l  

Four players work together to build a castle. Wall and tower pieces link to form courtyards. The player who finishes a courtyard claims it with a Keep. Your cards determine what pieces you get each turn . . . but you decide where to put them. If you're clever, the pieces played by your opponent can end up scoring for you!

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 4

Location: Board Room 1-02         System: Castellan by Steve Jackson Games  Type: Board

 

Conquest            r   r   &

Conquest is a chess-like strategy game using soldiers, cavalry, chariots, elephants and ships to capture opponents' fortifications or occupy the "quest" towers. Move with a limit of 20 spaces per turn divided between your pieces. Each piece has a limit of spaces, which renews with capture. Classic game from the 70s. Two boards.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Roger Streeter         Players: 8

Location: Board Room 1-04         System: Conquest by Numbskull Game      Type: Board

 

Dead Panic     s   r   r   l  

A cooperative board game for the Zombie Apocalpyse. Your character will join other survivors in a remote cabin to fight the endless waves of zombies who are moving towards the cabin. Search the cabin for weapons and supplies. Finding a radio will let you call for help. Will you be able to fight your way through the zombies to reach the rescue vehicle? Or will you become one of the undead?

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Christopher Duda     Players: 5

Location: Regency 14      System: Dead Panic by Fireside Games       Type: Board

 

End of the Line     s   r   r   &

Ever wonder what it would be like to send the Brady Bunch to Thunderdome? Want to see what a world would be like is Soylent Green was meeples? Come check out End of the Line, the board game of post-apocalyptic family survival. And 80 minute-last-person-standing-slug-fest parodying all the best and worst of the genre. EotL will make you celebrate the death of the old world! "Witness You!"

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Seppy Yoon            Players: 5

Location: Regency 16      System: End of the Line by Fight in a Box  Type: Board

Sponsored by Fight in a Box

 

Exploding Kittens (Original)        r   r   &

The card game version of Russian Roulette, but with cats that explode and kill you, except if you diffuse them with belly rubs or laser pointers and things. Easy to learn, quick to play. We will run many rounds back to back, so all who want to play should get a chance. This is the original edition.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Kelly Ness  Players: 5

Location: Regency 09      System: Exploding Kittens by The Oatmeal Type: Card

 

Five Tribes   Y   s   r   r   l  

In the land of 1001 nights, your caravan arrives. Oracles foretold of strangers who would maneuver the Five Tribes to gain influence over the legendary city-state. In a unique twist on worker placement games, this game begins with the "meeples" already in place, and players must maneuver them to victory.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: David Jordal           Players: 4

Location: Regency 21      System: Five Tribes by Days of Wonder     Type: Board

 

Funemployed         r   r   &

A game where you have to 'interview' for a job using the 4 qualification cards in your hand. Can you create a compelling story as to why your peg leg makes you a good astronaut? How does your sidekick make you the best pirate? Come up with the best interview and you get the job.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Timothy P. Moore   Players: 6

Location: Conference Room E-09  System: Funemployed by Urban Island Games         Type: Card

 

Going for Baroque           r   r   ~  

Play a greedy, feisty waitress in a bawdy 17th century Amsterdam tavern. Each turn, the waitresses choose to cook meals, serve drinks, sing on stage, flirt with the barkeeper, steal from each other, rob the customers, or... go upstairs. Sly rogues may steal your hard earned coin. Based on beautiful Dutch Baroque paintings. Help playtest a local homebrew board game. Ages 18+

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Erik J. Olsrud         Players: 5

Location: Studio 01-01    System: Flemish Wenches Going for Baroque          Type: Board

 

Goldleaf Adventure Company         r   r   &

Get Your Champions Here! Your new job at Goldleaf Adventure Company is to recruit Heroes, mold them into teams, and send them off on quests that will test their mettle... and bring back a profit. If some heroes don't return that's more treasure for you. Welcome to the cutthroat business of quest management!

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Cory Katzenmeyer    Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-08         System: Goldleaf Adventuring Company by Limestone Publishing      Type: Card

 

Hazard Canyon     s   r   r   l  

A strategy board adventure game set in southwestern United State in the 1920s. Players explore canyons in search of treasure in order to garner fortune and fame. Explorers interact with each other avoiding traps, dangerous animals and other explorers.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Doug DeMers          Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-06         System: Hazard Canyon    Type: Board

 

LEGO Simpson Wars           r   r   &

You've seen them on TV, now they invade the table top for Con of the North. Play as your favorite Simpsons character set in the Star Wars Universe. Can the Rebels lead by Jedi Master Homer defeat the evil Empire lead by Emperor Burns or will Darth Flanders stop them? You choose your side.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Mark Miller            Players: 8

Location: Stockholm Room 01     System: LEGO Simpson Wars by Home Rules        Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

Letters from Whitechapel        r   r   &

Enter the poor Whitechapel district of London 1888, the scene of the infamous Ripper murders, with this  engrossing game of evasion and deduction, in which one player takes the role of Jack, while the other players are detectives working together to pursue him through Victorian London.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Mark Cummins       Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-06  System: Letters from Whitechapel by Fantasy Flight Games   Type: Board

 

Love Letter     s   r   r   &

You represent one of four factions trying to get a love letter to Princess Annette. Success means your letter has gotten through - and the Princess is looking more favorably on the suitor you represent.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Daniel Underbakke   Players: 4

Location: Board Room 2-05         System: Love Letter by Alderac Entertainment          Type: Card

 

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game         i   c   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. Play a character composed of a deck of cards & a set of stats; improve them by acquiring new items, allies, spells, & weapons as you explore & overcome challenges. Choose a different scenario each time you play! Optionally participate in Society play, allowing your rewards to travel with you.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 8

Location: Helsinki Room 08        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Pathfinder Card Game Demo    s   r   r   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. In this hour-long learning demo, each player takes the role of a unique character composed of a deck of cards and a set of stats. You'll improve your character by acquiring new items, allies, spells, and weapons as you explore, overcome challenges, and triumph over evil.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Helsinki Room 07        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Phantom Phenomena     s   r   c   &

Play 2 of 6 hour-long quests for level 1 Pathfinder Society characters. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! Bizarre phenomena have tormented the people of southeastern Ustalav for decades, and these events become stronger every year. Hoping to uncover the origins of these flashes of red lightning and spectral hauntings, Dr. Quolorum from the Sincomakti School of Sciences has set out with a team of able-bodied assistants. Can the PCs help the professor unlock the secret that dwells above Lantern Lake?

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Helsinki Room 10        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

Run, Fight, or Die!     s   r   r   l  

Battle zombies from a first person perspective.  The undead hordes are back and they are coming straight for you.  You will have a unique character and must search for weapons, supplies, and townsfolk to help you fend off the zombies.  Dice are rolled to determine your actions.  Run, fight, or die!

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Carol Jud   Players: 4

Location: Regency 19      System: Run, Fight, or Die! by Grey Fox Games      Type: Board

 

Speed Painting    Y       r   r   l  

Sponsored by The Source. Sure you can paint minis, can you do it in a 1/2 hour? Participants will have a 1/2 hr to paint their figure. Figures, paints and brushes provided. Painted figures can be entered into the Speed Painting category of the Speed Painting Contest if desired. Or stop by for some just for fun painting while figures last. Questions - Kathrynhmccarty@gmail.com.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Kathy Hoglund, Jeff Strating  Players: 6

Location: SPEED                       Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by The Source Comics and Games

 

SURVIVE! Y       r   r   l  

An island is sinking by a volcanic eruption. You have to get as many people as you can to a safe island, but many dangers await you. Serpents, whales, giant squid, and sharks OH MY! This is the newest version of Survive and the Giant Squid expansion will be used.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Marla Moyer           Players: 6

Location: Board Room 2-01         System: Survive by Parker Brothers            Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Three Cheers for Master! Y   s   r   r   l  

Master's conquered the world, but now he's blue. What's he supposed to do with himself now? As one of his foreminions, it falls to you to cheer him up. And good news! You have a (terrible) plan to do it! Come learn Atlas Games' acclaimed new card game of minion-stacking and death-avoidance. Promo cards and other goodies for everyone!

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Jeff Tidball Players: 12

Location: Conference Room E-07  System: Three Cheers For Master! by Atlas Games   Type: Card

 

Thunder Alley       s   r   r   &

Thunder Alley is a stock car racing game for 2-7 players with the feel and flexibility of a card-driven simulation. Drafting, teamwork, accidents, yellow flags, pit strategy, working to lead laps, and sprints to the finish are all included and bring the feel of racing to the game. Players control not one car, but a team of 3-6 cars. A very easy game to learn and play!

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Gordon Pueschner    Players: 7

Location: Conference Room B-09  System: Thunder Alley by GMT Games     Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Too Many Bones     Y   s   r   r   &

Too Many Bones is a light/medium dice RPG board game set inside the fantasy realm. Immerse yourself into the world of a new race, the Furntlings. Team up with other Furnts or go it alone in this co-op/solo campaign and see if you have what it takes to vanquish the foes that rival them! Choose from 6 Furnts, each with unique dice builds and mechanics, and see the challenge unfold before you.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Adam Carlson, Josh Carlson  Players: 4

Location: Regency 03      System: Too Many Bones by Chip Theory Games    Type: Board

Sponsored by Chip Theory Games

 

Union Pacific       s   r   r   &

Build railroads across the country and try to acquire stock in the most valuable companies.

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Mike Backstrom      Players: 9

Location: Conference Room B-07  System: Union Pacific by Rio Grande Games           Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Zombicide Black Plague      s   r   r   &

Come learn to play the latest iteration of Guillotine Games' zombie-themed hit!  Black Plague takes the proven Zombicide formula and transports it to a fantasy setting, complete with necromancers, elves, ogres, werewolves, wizards, knights, and dwarves!

Time Slot: FRI18-20       GM: Chris R Nelson, Leah Pasillas            Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-12  System: Zombicide Black Plague by Guillotine Games          Type: Board

Friday 18-22 – runs for 4 hours

 

1989, Red, Fearless, Hastur?        i   c   ~  

She started out a sweet, rosy cheeked country singer, and now she is the biggest pop star on the planet. Her fans love her. And yet there are whispers that she is not who she appears to be, and some of those loving fans are doing some awful things. Who really is Swizzy?  Mature players only.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Dean Anderson        Players: 4

Location: Studio 15-01    System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium        Type: RPG

 

Aliens: Hunt for the Queen       s   r   r   &

Board game only this year. No miniatures. Players will control all 16 Marine characters in an all-out, fully-loaded, search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen. All optional rules from the basic game and expansion set will be used.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Richard Zierhut       Players: 16

Location: Conference Room E-11  System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games      Type: Board

 

All Roads Lead to Sturgis            r   c   ~  

Your outlaw motorcycle gang, the Tire Wolves, has been given quite an honor for the big run to Sturgis this year that ought to give you guys some big cash and all the notoriety you could hope for. This game was run last year at CotN 2015.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Link Martineau        Players: 7

Location: Studio 14-01    System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium        Type: RPG

 

Amazing Adventures: Danger 5            r   r   ~  

All right, boys and girls, sit down. Allied shipping all across the world have recently gone missing. This morning at 0800 hours, a Croatian sailor washed ashore in Mallorca with a store of Nazi Pirates on a hidden Island. Your mission is to follow him back to the Nazi base, disrupt their operations, and as always, KILL HITLER. Based on the Australian "Danger 5" TV Show.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Adam Ness Players: 5

Location: Studio 13-01    System: Amazing Adventures by Troll Lord Games  Type: RPG

 

Among Stars and Would-be Gods        r   c   &

You've never seen the world outside the walls of the Project Psion Research Center. Its mission -to improve humanity- has dominated your entire life. You're used to the automated nature of your world, but you haven't seen the researchers in weeks and something feels very wrong. It's been long enough now that you and your fellow subjects have no choice but to try and escape the facility.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Jennifer Doll           Players: 6

Location: Studio 04-01    System: Cypher System by Monte Cook Games       Type: RPG

Sponsored by Saturday Night Space Opera

 

Battle of Long Island, 1776         r   r   &

Hessian Grenadiers to the front, and British Dragoons coming on the flank, can General Washington's fledgling Continental Army survive its first major battle? All 28mm figures will be provided, although players may bring their own 28mm AWI figures if they wish.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Aaron Loomis         Players: 6

Location: Stockholm Room 03     System: Muskets and Tomahawks by Studio Tomahawk       Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

Blood Path of the Shinobi            r   r   &

Blood Path Of The Shinobi is a narrative driven RPG game. Blood uses the D20 system for simple checks and rolls. Nine different Shinobi lineages band together in a shadow war against the Steel Temple of Religious Dogma, Loha Prasat, or cause corporate havoc against the terrifying mile high city of Zaibatsu. More information check out our website: www.lettuceinngames.wix.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter, @LettuceInnGames.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Brandon Radke, Wesley Halvorsen     Players: 5

Location: Studio 03-03    System: D20 by Lettuce Inn Games            Type: RPG

 

Car Wars Amateur Knight       s   r   c   &

Want to try your hand at this classic game of vehicular combat? Think you've got what it takes? Then come and join SPARK and take one of our pre-generated 20K cars into Killebrew Memorial to slug it out. Bring a friend!

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Peter Jansen, Eric J. O'Denius            Players: 6

Location: Board Room 2-02         System: Car Wars 3rd Ed. by Steve Jackson Games  Type: Board

 

Cthulhu Wars!     s   r   r   &

Cthulhu Wars is a strategy game. Each player takes on the role of one of the Great Old Ones from the Cthulhu Mythos & using ITS' unique spell abilities, their acolytes/cultists & various faction creatures (each with their own specialized abilities) attempts to rule the ruins of the ancient, but devastated Earth! The 72 (28mm) figures are AHHHHHH!! MAZING!

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Richard Lemanczykafka, Bill Nara       Players: 4

Location: Conference Room B-04  System: Cthulhu Wars by Petersen Games   Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Dark World Trilogy    s   r   r   l  

Enter the Dark World as one of four heroes ready to fight your way through Orcs, Skeletons, and Ogres on your way to defeat the evil Korak. You aren't finished, next you must travel to a village with more creatures like Hobgoblins, Minotaurs, and Wererats to save villagers and defeat the Warlord. The final battle is at the Dragon's Gate against the Dragon King Golgoroth. Will you be true heroes?

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Chad Egbert, Jade Egbert      Players: 4

Location: Conference Room E-04  System: Dark World by Canada Games       Type: Board

 

Diplomacy          r   r   l  

7 Great powers are poised for battle at the start of World War 1. Play consists of a negotiation phase and a movement phase. No dice, no random. Just playing politics with friends. You will need to form and break alliances to win. Timing is everything. Start as friends, leave as... What happens in Diplomacy, stays in Diplomacy.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Hunter Weber          Players: 7

Location: Conference Room F-10  System: Diplomacy by Avalon Hill            Type: Board

 

Dungeon of Castle Blackmoor        i   r   &

Old-school dungeon crawling in the original dungeon! Kill the monsters and take their stuff in Dave Arneson's Castle Blackmoor dungeon. Characters provided.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Ed A. Eastman        Players: 6

Location: Studio 12-01    System: Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 by Wizards of the Coast  Type: RPG

 

Escape from the Robotics Lab    s   r   r   &

You are part of an elite Special Forces Unit tasked with rescuing scientists from a secret government lab. But you're too late, everyone is missing... or worse! Your new orders are to fall back to the exit point for extraction. But the hive is alerted to your presence, aliens are appearing everywhere! Do you have what it takes to work as a team? Can you cross the lab to the exit in one piece?

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Steve Bauman         Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-03  System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games      Type: Miniatures

 

Heist on Highway 343          r   r   &

You have been hired by a mysterious individual to steal several crates off an Inquisition convoy heading down Highway 343. Guess this is why they pay you the big bucks. All miniatures will be provided. Game system is 54mm GW Inquisitor.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Josh Dunn  Players: 6

Location: Stockholm Room 05     System: Inquisitor by Games Workshop      Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

In the Shadows of Nar Shaddaa           r   c   &

A ragtag group of Rebel operatives undertake a secret mission to the moon of Nar Shaddaa. There are a lot of things that can go wrong on the "Smugglers' Moon" and if the Hutts are your friends, do you really need enemies?

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Shannon Wanner     Players: 5

Location: Conference Room C-09  System: Star Wars: Edge of the Empires by Fantasy Flight Games       Type: RPG

 

Lancaster       s   r   r   &

Lancaster players strive to become the most powerful ally of the king. They may achieve this by developing their own knighthood as well as by clever deployment of individual knights in the counties of England, at their own castle, and to conflicts with France. In parliament, they try to push laws from which they will benefit themselves most.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Bill Nara    Players: 10

Location: Conference Room B-05  System: Lancaster by Queen Games            Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Lords of Waterdeep + Expansion      s   r   r   &

Take on the role of one of the masked Lords of Waterdeep. Through your agents, you recruit adventurers to go on quests, earning rewards and increasing your influence over the city. Expand the city by purchasing new buildings that open up new actions on the board, and play Intrigue cards to enact your carefully laid plans. The scoundrels of Skullport expansion will be used.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Matthew Boehland   Players: 5

Location: Studio 08-01    System: Lords of Waterdeep by Wizards of the Coast Type: Board

 

M.U.L.E.: The Myth, the Legend   Y   s   r   r   l  

Join us in the Retro Room for a tournament of the 1980s classic game of colonization. We'll play on vintage Atari 800s with real joysticks. A short tutorial will be followed by a few practice turns. Then we'll do a full-on game with advancers playing a final round to crown the First Founder of Con of the North! Mine that Crystite! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M.U.L.E.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Jim Beecher            Players: 12

Location: Conference Room H      System: M.U.L.E. by Electronic Arts         Type: Computer

 

Occupation of Szith Morcane Y   s   r   r   l  

Rage of Demons, Expedition adventure for Adventure's League players levels 5th to 10th (http://dndadventurersleague.org/). The Occupation of Szith Morcane (DDEX3-03).

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: D&D Adventurers League      Players: 6

Location: Studio 02-08    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

 

One Flew Over the CooCoo's Nest        s   r   r   ~  

Have you ever wondered what happens to those investigators who have seen too much of the dark side in life? Have you ever wondered what happens to those investigators who have hunted the things that go bump in the night? Have seen the unspeakable? Well they get to take a vacation... a forced vacation. Come and enjoy the life of those who have seen too much...

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Jeff Rothecker          Players: 6

Location: Studio 14-02    System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium        Type: RPG

 

Pilot's Gamble         r   r   &

Come experience the rich detailed world that is Harn. PCs are adventurers aboard a small merchant ship. You will encounter an assortment of experiences to challenge your roleplaying. Walk-ins & Beginners welcome. Visit Harn - a real fantasy world.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Cal Stengel Players: 8

Location: Conference Room C-01  System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

Rolling Freight      s   r   r   &

It is the time of reconstruction following the Civil War in the Southeastern USA. Roll dice to Purchase Contracts, Construct Rail Links, Deliver Cargo, Build Switching Stations and Purchase Improvements.  But above all, do it better than the other companies. I love to teach this game!  Come and learn and have FUN! Including time to learn the game, I expect us to finish in under 3 hours.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Jeffrey Hagen           Players: 5

Location: Board Room 2-06         System: Rolling Freight by APE Games     Type: Board

 

Shackles of Blood     Y   s   r   r   l  

Rage of Demons, Expedition adventure for Adventure's League players levels 1st to 4th (http://dndadventurersleague.org/). Shackles of Blood (DDEX3-02).

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: D&D Adventurers League      Players: 6

Location: Studio 02-07    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

 

Talisman - Player's Choice           i   r   &

In this classic board game, the players will decide which, if any, expansions we'll use.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Donald Mack          Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-08  System: Talisman Rev. 4th Edition by Fantasy Flight Games Type: Board

 

That Which Lies Sleeping    s   r   r   &

The planetary governor of Tersek has contacted the Inquisition regarding an alien incursion onto her planet. Can you and your fellow acolytes stop the taint of Xenos before Exterminatus must be declared?

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Michael Johnson      Players: 5

Location: Studio 05-02    System: Dark Heresy by Fantasy Flight Games         Type: RPG

 

The Big Score: Big Boss' Payback    s   r   r   &

The heroes of the 70s thought they had put down the Big Boss once and for all. Now, however, someone claiming to be Big Boss is taking out all the bit players who took over his turf in his absence. Who is the new big Boss, and how is he taking over so fast?

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Nathan Nolan          Players: 6

Location: Studio 09-02    System: Feng Shui 2 by Atlas Games         Type: RPG

 

The Devil's Playground          i   r   &

Sir Flux and friends recently returned from a disturbing plane where demons and devils fought a turf war. Good News: Prince Harry was returned alive. Bad News: Lord Nazar has a teleporter from his library directly to Albion, and Killian got stoned. Apparently a new BBQ joint opened in Oxford. Roleplaying encouraged, combat inevitable. 10th to 12th level characters provided.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Kent King  Players: 8

Location: Studio 03-01    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

 

The Godhammer Project      s   r   r   l  

A furious futuristic weapon makes the ultimate Golden Comeback, kicking off chaos on the streets of Manila! Our heroes unleash martial arts, magic, and mayhem to Fight the Future! Tomorrow is just one headlong tumble into the Netherworld away! Play it out here before you see it on El Rey!

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: John Everett Till     Players: 5

Location: Studio 04-03    System: Feng Shui 2 by Atlas Games         Type: RPG

 

The New Science     s   r   r   &

Control a famous scientist during the scientific revolution. Conduct research, make discoveries, and publish your results to gain prestige. Compete to become the first President of the Royal Society.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Joel Schneider         Players: 5

Location: Conference Room E-10  System: The New Science by Conquistador Games   Type: Board

 

Thunder Alley       s   r   r   l  

Thunder Alley is a stock car racing game for 2-7 players giving each player 3-7 cars. Each race is not only a run for the checkered flag but an effort to maximize the score for every car on your team.  The game is not an accurate racing simulation but is about shifting patterns in your favor within a racing theme.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Paul O'Connor        Players: 14

Location: Conference Room E-01  System: Thunder Alley by GMT Games     Type: Board

 

TMNT in MN: What the Frack!?      s   r   r   &

You've already lost communication with your contacts in the big cities, and with the re-opening of the mine for fracking, you aren't going to have a place to call home. Better round up your friends and... wait, are those rockets being taken into the mine!? A Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles adventure (no nunchucks required)!

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: David Corgan          Players: 6

Location: Conference Room C-04  System: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Palladium Games  Type: RPG

 

Vault of the Dracolich           r   c   &

The sage, Imani, is seeking a dozen adventurers to launch an all-out assault on Dretchroyaster's lair. The dracolich is a powerful foe, too great for a single party to conquer. It's going to take all of the heroes' courage, cunning, and speed to survive the dracolich's deadly vault. This is a multi-party event run simultaneously by multiple DM's.

Time Slot: FRI18-22       GM: Patrick Baumgard, Jodi Baumgard, Aaron Nelson, Angela Nelson            Players: 12

Location: Studio 05-04    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

Friday 18-02 – runs for 8 hours

 

Advanced Civilization            r   r   &

Avalon Hills Advanced Civilization has each player lead a nation of people over a map board of the Eastern Mediterranean and Near East as they attempt to carve a niche for themselves and their culture. Although battles are important, it is not won by battle or conquest. Instead, the object of play is to gain a level of overall advancement involving cultural, economic, and political factors.

Time Slot: FRI18-02       GM: Tim Nelson            Players: 8

Location: Board Room 2-08         System: Advanced Civilization by Avalon Hill         Type: Board

 

Lost City of Barakus            i   c   &

The party sets its courts for The Vale of the Snake where the escaped avatar of Set has fled to gather an army to conquer the world. Can they stop what they set free so long ago? If so, can they return home in time to stop legions of devils from invading their lands? Does the Vault of the Drow contain anything that will aid the party? All are welcome! Come and go as you please!

Time Slot: FRI18-02       GM: Burl Zorn   Players: 999

Location: Conference Room C-05  System: Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 by Wizards of the Coast  Type: RPG

 

Miniatures Bring & Battle         i   g   &

Terrain Specialties provides the terrain, you bring a painted force for Warhammer 40K/Fantasy, Warmachine/Hordes, Bolt Action WWII, Mordheim, etc, and find an opponent to spend the evening battling it out. Join in this event at any time throughout the evening and play one-on-one or multiplayer games. A great opportunity to test your 40K army before Sunday's RTT. This event runs until midnight.

Time Slot: FRI18-02       GM: Dan Helmen            Players: 16

Location: Oslo Room 01 System: Terrain Specialties Various Miniatures        Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

Friday 19-24 – runs for 5 hours

 

2-02: Before the Dawn Part 2 (1-7)       s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 1 to 7; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome! The second in a 2-part series. With supplies in hand, you rush from Bloodcove to the Pathfinder expedition site at Azlant Ridge only to find it under siege. You must brave the newly discovered halls beneath the ridge in order to find the key that might save everyone. Written by Joshua J. Frost.

Time Slot: FRI19-24       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 12

Location: Helsinki Room 05        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

2-21: The Dalsine Affair (1-7)    s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 1 to 7; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome! Your mission takes you to the Taldan capital city of Oppara where the intricate web of political intrigue and ages-old religious conflicts threaten the Pathfinder Society's presence in the land. When Baron Jacquo Dalsine's cousin is implicated in a recent attack on Society allies, the situation becomes even tighter for the Pathfinders, and at the end of the day some members of the Dalsine family may not get out unscathed. Written by Alex Greenshields.

Time Slot: FRI19-24       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 09         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

5-08: The Confirmation (1-2)      s   r   c   &

A PFS scenario for levels 1 to 2; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome!  Almost all Pathfinders undergo extensive training for three or more years, and their last test before graduating is the Confirmation, a research project involving much fieldwork. The society discovered a site that's perfect for initiates but too dangerous to handle alone. Successfully uncovering this site's secrets will not only contribute to the society's body of knowledge but shape the exciting careers ahead for each of the prospective agents.  Written by Kyle Baird.

Time Slot: FRI19-24       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 10         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

6-99: True Dragons of Absalom          i   c   &

A special Pathfinder Society scenario for level 4 kobold pregen characters.  For several years, the Pathfinder Society has enjoyed a mutually beneficial alliance with the Sewer Dragons, the dominant tribe of kobolds living beneath Absalom. When an elite patrol discovers a wounded member of the Society with a desperate message, the Sewer Dragons must move quickly intercept an extraordinary threat from seizing their territory — if not Absalom itself!  Written by Thurston Hillman.

Time Slot: FRI19-24       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 24

Location: Helsinki Room 01        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-01: Between the Lines (1-5)      s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 1 to 5; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome! Rival explorers have beaten the Pathfinders to a valuable site in Katapesh, but the riches - including the obscure text the Society originally sought - ended up in the capitol's extensive bazaars. A routine shopping trip spirals out of control as the writing's secret past - and secret messages - are uncovered. Written by Sean McGowan.

Time Slot: FRI19-24       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 03         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-03: The Bronze House Reprisal (5-9)         i   c   &

The Bronze House Reprisal is a Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 5 to 9. A recent assault on the Pathfinder Society has renewed hostilities with the Aspis Consortium, and clues left behind point to one of its masterminds: the gold agent Maiveer Sloan. By infiltrating one of the Consortium's artifact-smuggling operations, the PCs can sabotage their rivals' criminal operations and send a clear message: No attack will go unanswered.  Written by Matt Duval.

Time Slot: FRI19-24       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 07         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-05: School of Spirits (1-5)        s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 1 to 5; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome!  Seven years ago, Pathfinders entered Absalom's shattered Precipice Quarter in pursuit of a ruby ring but also rescued a strange survivor. She has since grown to adulthood and exhibited a rebellious spirit connected to the ruined school where the Pathfinders found her. The woman's family has contacted the Society, hoping that its agents can escort her back to the haunted site and unravel the Drownyard's relentless mysteries.  Written by Alex Greenshields.

Time Slot: FRI19-24       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 08         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-07: Trouble in Tamran (1-5)     s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society Scenario for levels 1-5; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome!  Less than a decade ago, the Pathfinder Society established a lodge in Nirmathas, an act that infuriated the nation's expansionist rival Molthune. The latter outlawed the Society soon after, and ever since Pathfinders have relied on smugglers like the Varisian entrepreneur Guaril Karela to slip supplies past the Molthuni blockade for both the lodge and the Society's war-torn neighbors. Something has intercepted those shipments. Can the PCs uncover the culprit and save the Society's reputation in Nirmathas?  Bring your chronicle from Pathfinder Society Special #6–98: Serpents Rise.  Written by Benjamin Bruck.

Time Slot: FRI19-24       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 12

Location: Elsinore Room 04         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-09: The Blakros Connection (5-9)        i   c   &

A Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for levels 5-9.  A recent attack on the Grand Lodge became all the more heinous when one of the invading agents employed an eldritch relic to abduct a high-ranking Pathfinder. In order to release the captive, the Society must understand the relic and track down the fleeing operative—a mission that leads the PCs into Absalom's most prestigious archives to uncover a dark secret.  Bring your chronicle from Pathfinder Society Special #6–98: Serpents Rise.  Written by Robert Brookes.

Time Slot: FRI19-24       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 06         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-10: The Consortium Compact (1-2)        s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 1 to 2. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome!

Time Slot: FRI19-24       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 01         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

We Be Goblins Too    s   r   c   &

A PFS module for level 4 pregen goblins. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! The goblin heroes of the Licktoad tribe go to join the neighboring goblin tribe, the Birdcrunchers. The good news is that they are willing to let the goblin heroes join their tribe... and be their new chieftain. The bad news is that they'll need to endure a series of dangerous and humiliating tests. The worse news is that Birdcruncher chieftains have really short lifespans—they're being killed by the pet fire-breathing boar of a local ogre. Can the four heroes save the Birdcrunchers and become their new leaders?

Time Slot: FRI19-24       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Elsinore Room 02         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

Friday 20-22 – runs for 2 hours

 

Adventurer's League 1st-4th Lv    Y   s   r   r   l  

Rage of Demons, Expedition adventure for Adventure's League players levels 1st to 4th (http://dndadventurersleague.org/). Bane of the Tradeways (DDEX3-05), No Foolish Matter (DDEX3-06), The Malady of Elventree (DDEX3-08) or Harried in Hillsfar, part 2 (DDEX3-01). Up to Five Tables will be running one of these adventures.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: D&D Adventurers League      Players: 20

Location: Studio 02-01    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

 

Artemis Man the Bridge!    s   r   r   l  

Twelve player Man the Bridge! is a spaceship fending off an alien attack in the computer simulations! Bridge positions are Helm/Navigation, Weapons, Communications, Science, Engineering and Captain. Touch screen stations, a large main viewer and a dramatic lighting system really puts you in the action as a Starship under attack! Please see www.manthebridge.com for more information.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Michael Mesich       Players: 12

Location: Conference Room G-01  System: Artemis SBS by Artemis SBS       Type: Computer

 

Bang!      s   r   r   ~  

This is a party game in which the Outlaws hunt the Sheriff, the Sheriff hunts the Outlaws, and the Deputies hunt the Outlaws while protecting the Sheriff. The Renegade plots secretly and must be the last one standing. Problem is the only person whose role you know is the Sheriff. Will the good guys win or will the outlaws rule the west?

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Eric Jennings          Players: 6

Location: Studio 12-02    System: Bang! by Mayfair Games   Type: Card

 

Big Bang Theory Y       r   r   l  

Get ready to get your geek on as you test your knowledge from THE BIG BANG THEORY! Players answer Trivia Questions, compete in rounds of "Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock" and draw their way to collecting a complete set of character cards.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Susan Cox, Douglas Cox      Players: 4

Location: Regency 19      System: Big Bang Theory by Cardinal Industries      Type: Board

 

Boss Monster       s   r   r   &

It's good to be bad. Take on the role of the boss at the end of an old-school video game and build a dungeon that will destroy any hero who draws near! But watch out - your rival bosses will try to sabotage your work.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Heather Bufkin        Players: 4

Location: Regency 20      System: Boss Monster by Brotherwise Games          Type: Card

 

Bushido        r   r   &

A push your luck set collection/strategy game set in feudal Japan.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 6

Location: Regency 11      System: Bushido by GCT Studios Type: Card

 

Chez Cthulhu       s   r   r   ~  

The Chez game gets even weirder when all the roomies are Cthulhu cultists. Collect slack and madness points while going to your dead-end job and dealing with a variety of 'friends.' WARNING: Mature themes.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 5

Location: Studio 13-02    System: Chez by Steve Jackson Games       Type: Card

 

Crossfire            r   r   &

Crossfire is an open source, cooperative multiplayer graphical RPG and adventure game. Since its initial release, Crossfire has grown to encompass over 150 monsters, about 3000 maps to explore, an elaborate magic system, 13 races, 15 character classes, a system of skills, and many artifacts and treasures. Crossfire is based in a medieval fantasy world and is similar to other games of this genre.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Rick Tanner            Players: 8

Location: Conference Room H      System: Crossfire by Crossfire Development Team    Type: Computer

Sponsored by Real Time

 

Gamemastery Panel      s   r   r   l  

Ever wanted to run your own roleplaying games but just couldn't bring yourself to do it? Ever want to learn how, but never seem to have the time or the tools to do so? This panel will be made up of veteran gamemasters from different walks of life and different points in their GMing careers who will help give you the tools and motivation you need to get started.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Adam Gottfried        Players: 50

Location: Board Room 1-01         System: Gamemastery Panel          Type: Seminar

Sponsored by Side Project Podcast

 

Going for Baroque           r   r   ~  

Play a greedy, feisty waitress in a bawdy 17th century Amsterdam tavern. Each turn, the waitresses choose to cook meals, serve drinks, sing on stage, flirt with the barkeeper, steal from each other, rob the customers, or... go upstairs. Sly rogues may steal your hard earned coin. Based on beautiful Dutch Baroque paintings. Help playtest a local homebrew board game. Ages 18+

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Erik J. Olsrud         Players: 5

Location: Studio 01-01    System: Flemish Wenches Going for Baroque          Type: Board

 

Kingdom Builder Y       r   r   l  

Kingdom Builder players create their own kingdoms by skillfully building their settlements, aiming to earn the most gold at the end of the game. Nine different kinds of terrain are on the variable game board, including locations and castles. Three goal cards guide the most strategic placement of your settlements!

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Bill Nara    Players: 12

Location: Conference Room B-07  System: Kingdom Builder by Queen Games Type: Board

Sponsored by Chess & Strategy Game Association

 

Kolchak: The Night Stalker          r   r   ~  

Episode 21 "Get of Belial"  Kolchak is on a fishing trip when he should be working. He hears about a series of murders that are gruesome that seem to be following a pattern along the river. Tony sent him to investigate mine waste being dumped. Can Carl avoid being dumped also?

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Gregory T Johnson  Players: 4

Location: Studio 15-02    System: GURPS Horror by Steve Jackson Games     Type: RPG

 

Letnisko    s   r   r   &

Take a trip to the 1930s where you are a landowner in one of the fashionable vacation resorts on the Warsaw-Otwock rail line. Compete for vacationers arriving by train. Earn money from festive Polish vacationers, then invest it in lots covered with pine trees, cottages, villas, and luxury pensions. The game features a simple worker placement mechanism and is easy to learn and fun to play.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Gordon Pueschner    Players: 5

Location: Board Room 2-05         System: Letnisko by Gry Leonardo Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Let's Play Cards!           r   r   &

I've got a plain old deck of cards.  Join us as we break it out and decide what we want to do with it.  Euchre, Spades, Hearts, Gin Rummy, Go Fish…the possibilities are endless.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Wendy Seidl           Players: 3

Location: Regency 17      System: Cards: Various    Type: Card

 

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game         i   c   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. Play a character composed of a deck of cards & a set of stats; improve them by acquiring new items, allies, spells, & weapons as you explore & overcome challenges. Choose a different scenario each time you play! Optionally participate in Society play, allowing your rewards to travel with you.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 8

Location: Helsinki Room 08        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Pathfinder Card Game Demo    s   r   r   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. In this hour-long learning demo, each player takes the role of a unique character composed of a deck of cards and a set of stats. You'll improve your character by acquiring new items, allies, spells, and weapons as you explore, overcome challenges, and triumph over evil.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Helsinki Room 07        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Phantom Phenomena     s   r   c   &

Play 2 of 6 hour-long quests for level 1 Pathfinder Society characters. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! Bizarre phenomena have tormented the people of southeastern Ustalav for decades, and these events become stronger every year. Hoping to uncover the origins of these flashes of red lightning and spectral hauntings, Dr. Quolorum from the Sincomakti School of Sciences has set out with a team of able-bodied assistants. Can the PCs help the professor unlock the secret that dwells above Lantern Lake?

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Helsinki Room 10        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

Puerto Rico        i   r   &

This popular game needs no description.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Mike Backstrom      Players: 14

Location: Conference Room B-01  System: Puerto Rico by Rio Grande           Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Quartermaster General       s   r   r   l  

Quartermaster General is a fast-paced game that puts you in command of the major powers of the Second World War. In the game, supply is crucial to keep your armies and navies fighting; destroy your enemies' supply lines and their forces will surrender! You control one or more countries on either the Axis or Allied team and try to score as many victory points (VPs) for your team as you can.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Alan J Carlson        Players: 6

Location: Board Room 2-07         System: Quartermaster General by Griggling Games  Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Smash Up    Y   s   r   r   l  

Come learn to play the fast-paced card game of unlikely alliances! Pick any two of the games' many and varied factions, combine them, and try to claim as many victory points as possible. Ghost pirates? Steampunk vampires? Fairy ninjas? Plant zombies? LOLcat Soviet Bear Cavalry? The combinations are ridiculous and nearly endless.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Chad R Nelson, Leah Pasillas            Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-12  System: Smash Up by Alderac Entertainment Group  Type: Card

 

Speed Painting    Y       r   r   l  

Sponsored by The Source. Sure you can paint minis, can you do it in a 1/2 hour? Participants will have a 1/2 hr to paint their figure. Figures, paints and brushes provided. Painted figures can be entered into the Speed Painting category of the Speed Painting Contest if desired. Or stop by for some just for fun painting while figures last. Questions - Kathrynhmccarty@gmail.com.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Kathy Hoglund, Jeff Strating  Players: 6

Location: SPEED                       Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by The Source Comics and Games

 

Sucking Vacuum     s   r   r   &

Emergency lights flash; airlocks slam shut. Something has gone horribly wrong in the space station. You must find parts of a space suit, locate air tanks, program the computer to open the pod bay, and make your way to the escape pod. But other astronauts may want your stuff, so pick up a wrench or toilet brush to fend them off. Be the first to the pod or you may be left behind sucking vacuum.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Quentin Denzene      Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-02  System: Sucking Vacuum by Alien Menace Type: Miniatures

 

Tekumel: Wizard Duel      s   r   r   &

Create your wizard and duel with spells and magical creatures in the Hirilakte arena of the citystate of Rü. No knowledge of Tekumel required.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Brett D. Slocum      Players: 4

Location: Studio 06-02    System: Home Rules       Type: Board

 

The Sprawl: Unusual Suspects        r   r   &

The year is 2016. America splintered into competing pseudo-governmental corporations when they took effective control of the country in 1995. As part of the newly formed La Causa, you've been brought together by an anonymous benefactor to steal a vital piece of hardware. Can you trust each other long enough to get the job done?

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: William Stenross     Players: 6

Location: Studio 05-01    System: Abstract Dungeon by Sneak Attack Press     Type: RPG

 

Tokaido - Road to Edo          i   r   &

Each player is a traveler crossing the "East Sea Road." While traveling players will meet people, taste fine meals, collect beautiful items, discover great panoramas, visit temples and wild places. At the end of day, and the road, you'll have to be the most initiated traveler - which means that you'll have to be the one who discovered the most interesting and varied things.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Bryan Vogh            Players: 5

Location: Regency 13      System: Tokaido by Passport Game Studios            Type: Board

 

Zar        r   r   ~  

A fast paced, slightly competitive game, similar to Uno, but a bit more advanced. Swearing generally gets involved. May not run full 2 hours.

Time Slot: FRI20-22       GM: Holly Johnson         Players: 7

Location: Studio 01-02    System: ZAR! by Daltoons Productions      Type: Card

Friday 20-02 – runs for 6 hours

 

The Cranky Man and the Old Box           r   r   l  

The Coal Hill School legend has been whispered about forever, even before when your mother's mother was young. The Cranky Man hides with his box in closets, lockers, the teacher's lounge, and places you don't expect him. Jumping out he scares children who are where they shouldn't be. Sometimes he yells, other times he lets monsters out of the box, and there are times he puts CHILDREN IN THE BOX!

Time Slot: FRI20-02       GM: Gary M. Travis       Players: 6

Location: Studio 03-04    System: Dr. Who by Cubicle 7 Entertainment          Type: RPG

 

Welcome to Lothal          r   r   &

The Placid Ithorian (AKA "Lothal's Swamp"), an out-of-the-way cantina on Lothal where locals, Imperials, and others gather with (more or less) no animosity. Everyone knows Rebels are here thanks to the recent destruction of Tarkintown. Imperials want to get off-planet. Sympathizers want to help the Rebels but don't know who they are. Can everyone achieve their goals? (Event set between Episodes 3 and 4.)

Time Slot: FRI20-02       GM: Richard Odeen, Joelle Odeen  Players: 12

Location: Studio 16-01    System: Star Wars by West End Games      Type: LARP

Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures, Winona RPSIG Alums

Friday 22-24 – runs for 2 hours

 

Apples Against Humanity    s   i   r   ~  

You've played Apples to Apples. You've played Cards Against Humanity. Let's see what happens when you cross the decks! It will either be hilarious, or we may open a portal and Gozer will appear.

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: Nyree Spurrier         Players: 6

Location: Studio 01-02    System: Cards Against Humanity by Cards Against Humanity LLC     Type: Card

 

Artemis Man the Bridge!    s   r   r   l  

Twelve player Man the Bridge! is a spaceship fending off an alien attack in the computer simulations! Bridge positions are Helm/Navigation, Weapons, Communications, Science, Engineering and Captain. Touch screen stations, a large main viewer and a dramatic lighting system really puts you in the action as a Starship under attack! Please see www.manthebridge.com for more information.

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: Michael Mesich       Players: 12

Location: Conference Room G-01  System: Artemis SBS by Artemis SBS       Type: Computer

 

Betrayal at House on the Hill            r   r   &

The car breaks down; there is a house on the hill. Time to investigate with the bimbo, the dumb jock, the bratty kid, the professor and you (not MaryAnn). Enter if you dare! "B" movies are still alive.

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: Marla Moyer           Players: 6

Location: Board Room 2-04         System: Betrayal at House on the Hill by Avalon Hill           Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Black Morn Manor        r   r   &

Black Morn Manor is inhabited by an Evil Entity - as would any domicile with such a name. Five brave souls enter the house to eject the Entity, but beware, if their courage fails they will become agents of evil.

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: Daniel Underbakke   Players: 5

Location: Board Room 2-05         System: Blackmorn Manor by Pacesetter     Type: Board

 

Bushido        r   r   &

A push your luck set collection/strategy game set in feudal Japan.

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-07         System: Bushido by GCT Studios Type: Card

 

Coup: Guatemala 1954      s   r   r   l  

It is 1954, the CIA has just toppled the old government and now the country is in chaos with different factions competing for power. Coup 1954 is a new game that takes the same simple Coup mechanisms and rules, but with a variable deck of 25 characters to play. This is a fun, fast, brutal, bluff, and deduction game. Will you end as President or against the wall?

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: Gordon Pueschner    Players: 6

Location: Conference Room B-09  System: Coup: Guatemala 1954 by Lamame Games  Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Endeavor        s   r   r   &

It is a time when the maps of the world are still being filled in. Build, Grow your Empire, Ship to Discover, Occupy New Lands, Attack other Strongholds. The choices are yours, but your Endeavor is to Gain the most Glory for your Empire!! I love to teach this game! Come and learn and have FUN! Including time to learn the game, I expect us to finish in under 2 hours.

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: Jeffrey Hagen           Players: 5

Location: Board Room 2-06         System: Endeavor by Z-Man Games           Type: Board

 

Isle of Skye     s   r   r   &

Isle of Skye is a tile-laying game with each player building their little kingdoms to score as many points as possible. Different tactics & strategies are used in each game. Managing your money can be tricky, since each turn a player sets the selling price for 2 tiles. A high price is great; only so long as someone actually pays that price! If not, then the seller must buy their own tiles!

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: Richard Lemanczykafka, Bill Nara       Players: 5

Location: Conference Room B-05  System: Isle of Skye by Mayfair Games       Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Mars Attacks!      s   r   r   l  

ACK! ACK ACK ACK! SJ Games has three games based on the popular Topps trading cards, "Mars Attacks!": Mars Attacks Dice Game, Mars Attacks: Ten-Minute Takedown, and a Munchkin Apocalypse expansion. We'll explore the wacky worlds of our new Martian overlords. (Board, Dice, & Card games)

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 4

Location: Board Room 1-02         System: Munchkin by Steve Jackson Games            Type: Card

 

NetHack            r   r   &

NetHack (www.nethack.org) is a single player dungeon exploration game that runs on a wide variety of computer systems. Assemble your hero from a choice of thirteen classes and five races as you enter the ASCII & text based adventure game. Your goal is to grab as much treasure as you can, retrieve the Amulet of Yendor, and escape the Mazes of Menace alive. Multiple game client interfaces available.

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: Rick Tanner            Players: 3

Location: Conference Room H      System: NetHack by NetHack Development Team     Type: Computer

Sponsored by Real Time

 

Seven Wonders           i   r   &

Each player will get a civilization with a wonder. You will lead this civilization in getting resources, trading with your neighbors, gaining military power, and building that civilization's wonder. The leaders expansion will be included with the game. You should know the rules to Seven Wonders. The leaders expansion can be taught to you.

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: Mike Backstrom      Players: 20

Location: Conference Room B-01  System: Seven Wonders by Repos Productions        Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Shadows Over Camelot       s   r   r   &

Each player represents a knight of the Round Table and they must collaborate to overcome a number of quests. Completed quests place white swords on the Round Table; failed quests add black swords and/or siege engines around Camelot. The knights are trying to build a majority of white swords on the Table before Camelot falls. But beware, there could be a traitor among you!

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: Bill Nara    Players: 14

Location: Conference Room B-07  System: Shadows Over Camelot by Queen games     Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

The Sprawl: Making a Name        r   r   &

The year is 2016. America splintered into competing pseudo-governmental corporations when they took effective control of the country in 1995. As part of the newly formed La Causa, you and your tech savvy compatriots are working to maintain a sliver of freedom and privacy, by any means possible. You and your group is going to need to make a name for yourself in the digital underground.

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: William Stenross     Players: 6

Location: Studio 05-01    System: Abstract Dungeon by Sneak Attack Press     Type: RPG

 

The Wonderful Island            r   r   &

A brilliant satire of Taiwanese politics: Gain votes through street campaigns, rallies, TV debates or just fighting in the legislature. Smear your opponents with a negative press campaign or publish a fake popularity poll - and never let your fellow politicians know which party you're really working for. Whether you're Green, Blue, or just a politician, you'll love this game.

Time Slot: FRI22-24       GM: Rachel Kronick        Players: 8

Location: Board Room 1-05         System: The Wonderful Island by Shenyou Games    Type: Board

Friday 22-02 – runs for 4 hours

 

Cthulhu Wakes Up Seattle!     s   r   r   ~  

The SCFA gets a telegram. Dr. Armitage of Arkham U warns a recent kidnapping of a local heiress has occult origins. Which of the 100 SCFA members will show up in this Lovecraftian event? Event offered 2X w/ End All Be All 2.01 (FRI22-02>SUN14-18) & 2X w/ Feng Shui 2 (SAT10-14>SAT22-02). Same props, different rules, real cool! Play 4X w/ a different character. Just do not let on!

Time Slot: FRI22-02       GM: Mark Hinterthuer     Players: 6

Location: Studio 12-02    System: End All Be All by BTRC Type: RPG

 

Death Star Run    s   r   r   ~  

You're in deep with the Hutts when they offer you a deal to clear all of your debt. All you have to do is extract a scientist from an Imperial military installation. Easy! The only problem is, which installation...

Time Slot: FRI22-02       GM: Bowie Sessions       Players: 5

Location: Studio 14-02    System: Star Wars: Edge of the Empires by Fantasy Flight Games       Type: RPG

 

Dungeon Hordefunding Campaign          r   r   ~  

Shamina's favorite dungeon gameshow lies ruined, quickly being forgotten by a jaded audience of rich lazy mages. It's up to you, high-fantasy hipster, to revitalize your most unironically nostalgic pastime with a brand new concept: hordefunding! Can you make it through the ruins, entice the sponsors and achieve all the "Stretch Goals"? It's either that, or go back to retail at DungeonMart. Uncool.

Time Slot: FRI22-02       GM: Justin T. Williams  Players: 5

Location: Studio 12-01    System: Homebrew by Limestone Publishing           Type: RPG

 

Essen - the Board Game         i   r   &

There is no greater recursive experience you could have at Con of the North than simulating a day at a games convention, purchasing the products on your wish list, staggering out to the parking lot to put them in your car, securing more money from the ATM, and repeating as necessary. Some experience with "Euro games" recommended.

Time Slot: FRI22-02       GM: Eric J. O'Denius      Players: 5

Location: Conference Room E-12  System: Essen by Geek Attitude Games      Type: Board

 

Firefly the Game + Expansions            i   r   &

Game where you deliver goods and fulfill jobs, based off the TV show. Expansions used as space permits.

Time Slot: FRI22-02       GM: Matthew Boehland   Players: 3

Location: Studio 08-01    System: Firefly: The Game by Gale Force 9 Type: Board

 

Kelly's Heroes          r   r   &

September 1944.  A private named Kelly (in the 35th infantry) discovers a gold bar in a briefcase of a German POW. He hatches a plan to rob the bank of its 14,000 gold bars, which for the time being is behind enemy lines. With some friends, and stolen intel reports, the band of AWOL soldiers attempts to get into Clermont and claim the 16 million.

Time Slot: FRI22-02       GM: Gregory T Johnson  Players: 6

Location: Studio 15-02    System: Kelly's Heroes by Home Rules      Type: RPG

 

Tekumel: Fresh Off the Boat    s   r   r   &

After a disaster, your entire tribe pulls up stakes and moves across the ocean to the sparkling gem of Jakalla, The City Half as Old as the World. Is civilization all it's cracked up to be? Can you survive in an urban metropolis? Will you see what lies beneath the streets and live to tell about it?

Time Slot: FRI22-02       GM: Brett D. Slocum      Players: 6

Location: Studio 06-02    System: Heroic Age of Tekumel     Type: RPG

 

Tire Wolves - No Rest for Wicked           r   r   ~  

Your outlaw motorcycle gang has successfully stopped the end of the world you hope. You've all seen the deaths and destruction of your closest friends and thousands of others. You are sure things can only get better from here Right? This game was run last year at CotN 2015.

Time Slot: FRI22-02       GM: Link Martineau        Players: 7

Location: Studio 14-01    System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium        Type: RPG

 

XenoShyft: Onslaught        s   r   r   ~  

A Starship Troopers themed base defense deck builder. Players take one unique role within the NorTec Military, and are charged with defending the base against the onslaught of the bugs. Combines classic deck-building and resource management with fast-paced combat. It is up to the players to work together in order to outlast the horrors awaiting them. A game of tactical decisions and survival.

Time Slot: FRI22-02       GM: Bob Lau     Players: 4

Location: Studio 13-02    System: XenoShyft: Onslaught by Cool Mini Or Not            Type: Board

Friday 24-02 – runs for 2 hours

 

Battle for Wesnoth         r   r   &

The Battle for Wesnoth is a turn-based tactical strategy video game with a high fantasy theme. Build up a great army, gradually turning raw recruits into hardened veterans. In later games, recall your toughest warriors and form a deadly host whom none can stand against! There are at least two hundred unit types, sixteen races, six major factions, and hundreds of game years of history.

Time Slot: FRI24-02       GM: Rick Tanner            Players: 3

Location: Conference Room H      System: Battle for Westnoth by Battle for Wesnoth Development Team            Type: Computer

 

Bushido        r   r   &

A push your luck set collection/strategy game set in feudal Japan.

Time Slot: FRI24-02       GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-07         System: Bushido by GCT Studios Type: Card

 

Cards Against Humanity         r   r   ~  

Yeah you know what this is. It's the game your mother warned you about. It's like Apples to Apples for horrible people. Laugh at such cards like ****** with **** and the big ******** cards. For mature audiences only.

Time Slot: FRI24-02       GM: Jim Spurrier            Players: 6

Location: Studio 01-01    System: Cards Against Humanity by Cards Against Humanity LLC     Type: Card

 

Munchkin (Various)    s   r   r   &

Munchkin now comes in over seventeen different flavors, with multiple expansions and booster packs. We'll be playing whichever genre players want to play. Kick the door down, kill the monsters, take their treasure, stab your buddy. It's the dungeon experience without all that stupid role-playing stuff!

Time Slot: FRI24-02       GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-02         System: Munchkin by Steve Jackson Games            Type: Card

Saturday Events

Saturday 08-10 – runs for 2 hours

 

Another Day at Frieday's        r   r   l  

It's time for another long shift at Frieday's, the fast food restaurant from hell. You and your fellow zombies are ready to serve, but there's only one brain to pass around. Hilarity is inevitable.

Time Slot: SAT08-10      GM: Richard L. Schreiber Players: 4

Location: Studio 07-02    System: Give Me the Brain! by Steve Jackson Games            Type: Card

Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures, Winona RPSIG Alums

 

AP - 2 - AP          r   r   l  

The Word is: Fun - Your Choices are: Attend COTN, A Root Canal, Presidential assassination, Nose Hairs, and Eyebrow Tweezers... You are the Judge this round, how will you decide (I know my pick!) This is of course Apples to Apples, the crazy word matching game - tournament rules will be used and explained.

Time Slot: SAT08-10      GM: Joelle Odeen           Players: 6

Location: Studio 07-01    System: Apples to Apples by Out of the Box           Type: Card

Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures, Winona RPSIG Alums

 

Borken (prototype playtesting)    s   r   r   &

In Borken, you play failing robots in a robot factory. You are forced to prove your worth by competing in the arena for your robo-Darwinian overseers. Using limited movement options (and the occasional glitch), you will collect components in order to complete blueprints the fastest. The factory must grind onward, Borken or not.

Time Slot: SAT08-10      GM: Kyle Frost  Players: 6

Location: Regency 14      System: Borken by Frost Press      Type: Board

 

Commands & Colors; Ancients       s   r   r   &

"Commands & Colors: Ancients depicts warfare from the Dawn of Military History (3000 BC) to the opening of the Middle Ages (400 AD). The battles include Bagradas, Cannae, and Zama." Most scenarios play in under 60 minutes and the game system is quickly accessible to new players. Similar game mechanics to Memoir '44.

Time Slot: SAT08-10      GM: Bill Nara    Players: 4

Location: Conference Room B-07  System: Command and Colors, Ancients by GMT Games      Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Dominion with Expansions Y   s   r   r   &

Come and play! If you have never played I will teach. If you have played before I have all the expansions to mix it up.

Time Slot: SAT08-10      GM: April L Snyder        Players: 7

Location: Conference Room E-01  System: Dominion by Rio Grande Games    Type: Card

 

Machi Koro with Expansion      s   r   r   &

This fun and easy game (though with many levels to it) involves working up to several key buildings to make your city the most important one on the area, despite the fact that it starts from almost nothing other than some undeveloped lots. The expansion permits an extra player and new buildings!

Time Slot: SAT08-10      GM: Eric J. O'Denius      Players: 5

Location: Conference Room E-12  System: Machi Koro by Foxgames Type: Board

 

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game         i   c   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. Play a character composed of a deck of cards & a set of stats; improve them by acquiring new items, allies, spells, & weapons as you explore & overcome challenges. Choose a different scenario each time you play! Optionally participate in Society play, allowing your rewards to travel with you.

Time Slot: SAT08-10      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 8

Location: Helsinki Room 08        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Smoking Aces            r   r   &

A strategy poker hybrid card game for 2 - 8 players.

Time Slot: SAT08-10      GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 8

Location: Regency 11      System: Smoking Aces by PawnJoker Games           Type: Card

 

Speed Painting    Y       r   r   l  

Sponsored by The Source. Sure you can paint minis, can you do it in a 1/2 hour? Participants will have a 1/2 hr to paint their figure. Figures, paints and brushes provided. Painted figures can be entered into the Speed Painting category of the Speed Painting Contest if desired. Or stop by for some just for fun painting while figures last. Questions - Kathrynhmccarty@gmail.com.

Time Slot: SAT08-10      GM: Kathy Hoglund, Jeff Strating  Players: 6

Location: SPEED                       Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by The Source Comics and Games

 

Takenoko           r   r   l  

Long, long ago, the Emperor of China, in a gesture of peace, offered the Emperor of Japan a Giant Panda. You have been appointed to the delicate task of caring for this politically important panda and tending to the Emperor's illustrious bamboo garden. Work against other players to place garden plots, grow bamboo, and feed the panda in order to win favor with the Emperor.

Time Slot: SAT08-10      GM: Mary Schultz          Players: 4

Location: Regency 09      System: Takenoko by Asmodee     Type: Board

 

The Silverhex Chronicles      s   r   c   &

Play 2 of 6 hour-long quests for level 1 Pathfinder Society characters. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! When the daring half-orc scholar Ulisha enrages a noble family, she contacts the PCs with a special deal: she will sell them an ancient relic at a steep discount to secure gold she needs to pay off her bounty. When the PCs arrive, she has gone into hiding. However, she left behind a journal full of profitable leads as a sign of good faith. Can the PCs recover this hidden wealth and claim the powerful Silverhex?

Time Slot: SAT08-10      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Helsinki Room 07        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

Villainous Vikings       s   r   r   l  

Villainous Vikings is a game of Viking exploration and conquest. With players confronted by constant Raid or Trade dilemmas, the decisions will take you to the highest seat in Asgard next to Odin.  Get the most Valhalla Points (VP) so that after Ragnarok occurs your Captain has the best seat in Valhalla to tell his tales of battle and drink his mead.

Time Slot: SAT08-10      GM: Paul O'Connor        Players: 5

Location: Regency 20      System: Villainous Vikings - 2nd Edition by Victory Point Games      Type: Board

Saturday 08-13– runs for 5 hours

 

4-07: Severing Ties (1-5)       s   r   c   &

A PFS scenario for levels 5 and under; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome!  The Pathfinder Society discovered a new Aspis Consortium base in the pirate city of Riddleport and sends a small team of disguised agents to infiltrate the rival cell. After proving their value to the Aspis Consortium by carrying out a number of tasks throughout the City of Cyphers, the Pathfinders learn the location of one of the consortium's local allies and ensure that the support the Aspis Consortium is counting on from their friends won't come.  Written by Ron Lundeen.

Time Slot: SAT08-13      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 12

Location: Helsinki Room 04        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

6-10: The Wounded Wisp (1-2)        s   r   c   &

A PFS scenario for levels 1 to 2; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome!  More than 400 years have transpired since the Pathfinder Society began in a humble tavern that has quietly weathered the centuries without incident. When a routine errand there uncovers a clue left behind by one of the founding Pathfinders, it's up to the PCs to solve a puzzle whose pieces are scattered across Absalom — and whose prize dates back to the Society's darkest years.  Written by Thurston Hillman.

Time Slot: SAT08-13      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 03         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-01: Between the Lines (1-5)      s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 1 to 5; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome! Rival explorers have beaten the Pathfinders to a valuable site in Katapesh, but the riches - including the obscure text the Society originally sought - ended up in the capitol's extensive bazaars. A routine shopping trip spirals out of control as the writing's secret past - and secret messages - are uncovered. Written by Sean McGowan.

Time Slot: SAT08-13      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 06         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-02: Six Seconds to Midnight (3-7)            i   c   &

Six Seconds to Midnight is a Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 3 to 7.  A strange confluence of circumstances leaves the researchers of Uringen understaffed and in need of able-bodied assistants. Conveniently, recent Pathfinder Society experiments call for a rare reagent found only in that area, and the two organizations have negotiated a mutually beneficial deal. Can the PCs reach the secluded settlement in time to witness this extraordinary event — and handle the phenomenon's aftermath?  Written by Liz Courts.

Time Slot: SAT08-13      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 10         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-05: School of Spirits (1-5)        s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 1 to 5; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome!  Seven years ago, Pathfinders entered Absalom's shattered Precipice Quarter in pursuit of a ruby ring but also rescued a strange survivor. She has since grown to adulthood and exhibited a rebellious spirit connected to the ruined school where the Pathfinders found her. The woman's family has contacted the Society, hoping that its agents can escort her back to the haunted site and unravel the Drownyard's relentless mysteries.  Written by Alex Greenshields.

Time Slot: SAT08-13      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 09         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-06: To Judge a Soul, Part 1: The Lost Legacy (3-7)           i   c   &

A Pathfinder Society Scenario for levels 3–7.  When a samsaran dies, he is reborn again with few memories of his past lives. The cycle continues until he has earned a righteous place in the afterlife. After years of service and lifetimes of accomplishment, Venture-Captain Bakten nears the end of his noble existence and has begun investigating his past lives as a means of understanding Tian Xia's rich history. However, he cannot complete his research alone, and only with the PCs' assistance can they decipher the region's past.  Written by Scott Sharplin.

Time Slot: SAT08-13      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 12

Location: Helsinki Room 01        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-07: Trouble in Tamran (1-5)     s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society Scenario for levels 1-5; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome!  Less than a decade ago, the Pathfinder Society established a lodge in Nirmathas, an act that infuriated the nation's expansionist rival Molthune. The latter outlawed the Society soon after, and ever since Pathfinders have relied on smugglers like the Varisian entrepreneur Guaril Karela to slip supplies past the Molthuni blockade for both the lodge and the Society's war-torn neighbors. Something has intercepted those shipments. Can the PCs uncover the culprit and save the Society's reputation in Nirmathas?  Bring your chronicle from Pathfinder Society Special #6–98: Serpents Rise.  Written by Benjamin Bruck.

Time Slot: SAT08-13      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 12

Location: Elsinore Room 07         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-10: The Consortium Compact (1-2)        s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 1 to 2. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome!

Time Slot: SAT08-13      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 04         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-11: The Ancient's Anguish (7-11)         i   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 7 to 11. Pregenerated characters are available for new Pathfinder RPG players.

Time Slot: SAT08-13      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Helsinki Room 03        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-12: TBD (Premiere) (1-5)      s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 5 and under. This scenario is premiering in the area at Con of the North! New Pathfinder RPG players welcome!

Time Slot: SAT08-13      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 12

Location: Elsinore Room 01         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

We Be Goblins Free    s   r   c   &

A PFS module for level 4 pregen goblins. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! The Birdcruncher goblin tribe's chieftains have issued a new demand—find them some adventure, or else! Eager to please their great chieftains, the Birdcruncher goblins frantically try to whip up all sorts of amusements. But the goblins who went to harvest truffles for the feast got beat up by some stinky humans! Now the chieftains must venture to the Bestest Truffle Field to pick up the slack for their bumbling minions. Will the goblin heroes be able to find the treasured fungus, defeat the mean humans, and make it back to the tribe in time to enjoy their well-deserved feast?

Time Slot: SAT08-13      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Elsinore Room 05         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

Saturday 10-12 – runs for 2 hours

 

Artemis Man the Bridge!    s   r   r   l  

Twelve player Man the Bridge! is a spaceship fending off an alien attack in the computer simulations! Bridge positions are Helm/Navigation, Weapons, Communications, Science, Engineering and Captain. Touch screen stations, a large main viewer and a dramatic lighting system really puts you in the action as a Starship under attack! Please see www.manthebridge.com for more information.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Michael Mesich       Players: 12

Location: Conference Room G-01  System: Artemis SBS by Artemis SBS       Type: Computer

 

Awful Green Things  Y   s   r   r   l  

The crew of the exploration ship Znutar just wanted to cruise around the Galaxy, discovering strange new worlds and playing pool. But then their ship was invaded by the Awful Green Things... and suddenly they were fighting for their lives! Take the part of the beleaguered crew, or the Awful Green Things From Outer Space!

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 4

Location: Board Room 1-08         System: The Awful Green Things by Steve Jackson Games    Type: Board

 

Borken (prototype playtesting)    s   r   r   &

In Borken, you play failing robots in a robot factory. You are forced to prove your worth by competing in the arena for your robo-Darwinian overseers. Using limited movement options (and the occasional glitch), you will collect components in order to complete blueprints the fastest. The factory must grind onward, Borken or not.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Kyle Frost  Players: 6

Location: Regency 14      System: Borken by Frost Press      Type: Board

 

Commands & Colors; Ancients       s   r   r   &

"Commands & Colors: Ancients depicts warfare from the Dawn of Military History (3000 BC) to the opening of the Middle Ages (400 AD). The battles include Bagradas, Cannae, and Zama." Most scenarios play in under 60 minutes and the game system is quickly accessible to new players. Similar game mechanics to Memoir '44.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Bill Nara    Players: 4

Location: Conference Room B-07  System: Command and Colors, Ancients by GMT Games      Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Crafty Fun Time!        s   r   r   l  

Want to learn how to build a Duct Tape badge holder? Or a Duct Tape back scratcher? Well, now you can make one of your own! Tape, ribbons, jewels, glue, scissors - all will be supplied. I am asking for a $5 fee just to cover the supplies - but you will be walking away with items!

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Nyree Spurrier         Players: 16

Location: Board Room 1-01         System: Crafts    Type: Special Event

 

Dojo Defense        s   r   r   &

You and your band of fellow ninjas must defend your Dojo from an onslaught of plundering pirates. Build up the walls and slice your way through wave after wave until all of the pirate captains are dead in this worker placement tower defense game. And who knows, if there is time maybe a few (hundred) zombies will show up.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Scott Mims            Players: 4

Location: Conference Room E-09  System: Dojo Defense      Type: Board

 

Dungeon!    Y   s   r   r   l  

How deep into the Dungeon do you dare venture? Your Wizard might not survive the Purple Worm or the Red Dragon, but the Giant Spider is an easy fight! The Silver Cup is yours! Kill monsters and get treasures while exploring the intricate 3-D dungeon. The deeper the level, the meaner the monster and bigger treasures. And watch out for secret doors and traps! The original classic board game in 3-D.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Quentin Denzene      Players: 8

Location: Conference Room F-02  System: Dungeon! by TSR           Type: Miniatures

 

End of the Line     s   r   r   &

Ever wonder what it would be like to send the Brady Bunch to Thunderdome? Want to see what a world would be like is Soylent Green was meeples? Come check out End of the Line, the board game of post-apocalyptic family survival. And 80 minute-last-person-standing-slug-fest parodying all the best and worst of the genre. EotL will make you celebrate the death of the old world! "Witness You!"

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Seppy Yoon            Players: 5

Location: Regency 16      System: End of the Line by Fight in a Box  Type: Board

Sponsored by Fight in a Box

 

Frag 3-D      s   r   r   &

Frag is a first person shooter. Grab weapons, gadgets, and armor strewn about on the castle floor. Blast away all other players. If you die - just respawn. The first player to get three frags wins. You haven't played Frag until you've played in Castle Wolfenstein - crazy stairs, three story floors, walkways, archways, and multi-levels make this an experience.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Steve Bauman         Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-03  System: FRAG by Steve Jackson Games     Type: Miniatures

 

Games of the Middle Ages - 1            r   r   &

So your character goes to the inn for a tankard of ale and a little dicing? Well, what were popular games in the taverns and ale-halls in the middle ages? Here's a chance to learn and play a number of distinguished medieval games of chance: Gluckshaus, Shove-Groat, Hazards, etc.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Timothy P. Moore   Players: 4

Location: Conference Room E-07  System: Various Board Games by Persons of the Middle Ages            Type: Board

 

Going for Baroque           r   r   ~  

Play a greedy, feisty waitress in a bawdy 17th century Amsterdam tavern. Each turn, the waitresses choose to cook meals, serve drinks, sing on stage, flirt with the barkeeper, steal from each other, rob the customers, or... go upstairs. Sly rogues may steal your hard earned coin. Based on beautiful Dutch Baroque paintings. Help playtest a local homebrew board game. Ages 18+

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Erik J. Olsrud         Players: 5

Location: Studio 01-01    System: Flemish Wenches Going for Baroque          Type: Board

 

Goldleaf Adventure Company         r   r   &

Get Your Champions Here! Your new job at Goldleaf Adventure Company is to recruit Heroes, mold them into teams, and send them off on quests that will test their mettle... and bring back a profit. If some heroes don't return that's more treasure for you. Welcome to the cutthroat business of quest management!

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Cory Katzenmeyer    Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-07         System: Goldleaf Adventuring Company by Limestone Publishing      Type: Card

 

Hazard Canyon     s   r   r   l  

A strategy board adventure game set in southwestern United State in the 1920s. Players explore canyons in search of treasure in order to garner fortune and fame. Explorers interact with each other avoiding traps, dangerous animals and other explorers.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Doug DeMers          Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-06         System: Hazard Canyon    Type: Board

 

Heroscape    Y   s   r   r   l  

Dragons take on robots on 3D hex terrain. Heroscape is the battle of all ages. Fight with heroes and squads across the landscape. Avoid lava, hide behind a tree. Fly your dragon to the high point and unleash flames on squads. But watch out! The Minutemen have taken aim at your dragon... A well balanced game that allows a glimpse into what miniatures can be. Easy to learn. All materials provided.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Brad Weber, Carter Weber     Players: 8

Location: Conference Room F-05  System: Heroscape by Hasbro        Type: Miniatures

 

How to Build a…    Y       r   r   l  

Come play and build with my Lego. Prizes for creativity and participation.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Jean Mlynczak         Players: 6

Location: Regency 05      System: LEGO Game Systems by LEGO    Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures

 

Istanbul    s   r   r   &

Using your family members to help, and with a unique "wheelbarrow" mechanism for hauling the goods you collect, trade up to accumulate 5 rubies before any other player. Your journey begins at the central fountain and will pass by and through beautiful mosques, palaces, tea houses, and warehouses.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Eric J. O'Denius      Players: 5

Location: Conference Room E-12  System: Istanbul by Pegasus Spiele / AEG  Type: Board

 

Kings of Israel          r   r   &

Two to four players work together as old testament prophets working to rid ancient Israel of sin and pagan altars. As different kings come to power the challenge of each era changes.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Peter Terry Players: 4

Location: Conference Room E-02  System: Kings of Israel by Funhill Games   Type: Board

 

Last Night on Earth    s   r   r   &

This survival horror board game pits small-town heroes against a horde of zombies as they struggle to live through the night and uncover the origin of the outbreak. Players can work together as heroic survivors or lurch about as vicious zombies.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Mark Cummins       Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-07  System: Last Night on Earth by Flying Frog Productions       Type: Board

 

Learn Race for the Galaxy       s   r   r   &

Build galactic civilizations by exploring worlds and making technological and social developments. Build your civilization into an economic engine or a military empire! This is a moderately complex game.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Daniel Hillis           Players: 6

Location: Regency 19      System: Race for the Galaxy by Rio Grande Games   Type: Board

 

Learn to Play Zombicide     s   r   r   &

We'll teach you how to play the world's most popular co-op zombie board game and explain what all those expansions actually add.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Chris R Nelson, Leah Pasillas            Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-12  System: Zombicide by Guillotine Games     Type: Board

 

Onward To Venus!    Y   s   r   r   &

Take on the role of one of the great powers and explore the solar system with steam powered rockets and tanks. Build armies, gather resources and face the dangers of outer space! This is a fun fast paced game that is like a steampunk flavored version of Risk. New players always welcome!

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Shane Hotakainen    Players: 5

Location: Conference Room E-04  System: Onward to Venus by Asmodee       Type: Board

 

Orcs, Orcs, Orcs!!          r   r   &

The city of Mordheim is still under siege from every type of war band searching for wyrdstone. The Orc tribes are no exception. Help your fellow boyz capture wyrdstone or try to become the new tribe leader.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Mark Miller            Players: 6

Location: Stockholm Room 01     System: Mordheim by Games Workshop     Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game         i   c   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. Play a character composed of a deck of cards & a set of stats; improve them by acquiring new items, allies, spells, & weapons as you explore & overcome challenges. Choose a different scenario each time you play! Optionally participate in Society play, allowing your rewards to travel with you.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 8

Location: Helsinki Room 08        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Pathfinder Card Game Demo    s   r   r   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. In this hour-long learning demo, each player takes the role of a unique character composed of a deck of cards and a set of stats. You'll improve your character by acquiring new items, allies, spells, and weapons as you explore, overcome challenges, and triumph over evil.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Helsinki Room 10        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Puerto Rico        i   r   &

This popular game needs no description.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Mike Backstrom      Players: 14

Location: Conference Room B-01  System: Puerto Rico by Rio Grande           Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Rage of Demons (1st-4th)    Y   s   r   r   l  

Rage of Demons, Adventure's League players levels 1st to 4th ((http://dndadventurersleague.org/). Any of the following 2 hour adventures may be run in this time slot: Harried in Hillsfar (part 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 - DDEX3-01), Bane of the Tradeways (DDEX3-05), No Foolish Matter (DDEX3-06), The Malady of Elventree (DDEX3-08), or Hillsfar Reclaimed (DDEX3-12) up to 6 tables will be run.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: D&D Adventurers League      Players: 40

Location: Studio 02-01    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

 

Settlers of America   Y   s   r   r   l  

Look west to make your fortune. As the population grows, resources will dwindle, and the smart money seeks new sources and new markets. Finance your settlers as they head west to build the cities of tomorrow. Link these cities with rails of steel and operate your railroad to supply the townsfolk with goods. To the west lie lands to settle and fortunes to be made!

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: David Jordal           Players: 4

Location: Regency 21      System: Settlers of America by Mayfair Games         Type: Board

 

Smoking Aces            r   r   &

A strategy poker hybrid card game for 2 - 8 players.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 8

Location: Regency 11      System: Smoking Aces by PawnJoker Games           Type: Card

 

Speed Painting    Y       r   r   l  

Sponsored by The Source. Sure you can paint minis, can you do it in a 1/2 hour? Participants will have a 1/2 hr to paint their figure. Figures, paints and brushes provided. Painted figures can be entered into the Speed Painting category of the Speed Painting Contest if desired. Or stop by for some just for fun painting while figures last. Questions - Kathrynhmccarty@gmail.com.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Kathy Hoglund, Jeff Strating  Players: 6

Location: SPEED                       Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by The Source Comics and Games

 

Splendor    s   r   r   l  

Collect gems and use those gems to boost your prestige - all in the hopes of impressing the nobles! Splendor supports up to four players and plays in about half an hour (we'll be able to get a few games in). No prior knowledge of the game is necessary and beginners are welcome - this one is super-fast to learn.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Kala Hotakainen      Players: 4

Location: Regency 13      System: Splendor by Asmodee      Type: Board

 

The Mines of Io        r   r   &

Hex tile game like "Carcassonne" with a sci-fi theme of base building, mine expansion and resource gathering. Includes "claim jumping" and aliens. Easy to learn, fun to play.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Jeffrey R Sutton       Players: 6

Location: Regency 17      System: The Mines of IO by Gunny Publications Inc Type: Board

 

The Silverhex Chronicles      s   r   c   &

Play 2 of 6 hour-long quests for level 1 Pathfinder Society characters. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! When the daring half-orc scholar Ulisha enrages a noble family, she contacts the PCs with a special deal: she will sell them an ancient relic at a steep discount to secure gold she needs to pay off her bounty. When the PCs arrive, she has gone into hiding. However, she left behind a journal full of profitable leads as a sign of good faith. Can the PCs recover this hidden wealth and claim the powerful Silverhex?

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Helsinki Room 07        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

TransAmerica     Y       r   r   l  

TransAmerica is a very simple railway game. Each player has a set of 5 cities strung across the US that need to be connected by rail. Players place either 1 or 2 rails each turn. The game ends when the first player completes a connected route between his 5 cities. The player who can make the best use of the other players' networks is generally victorious.

Time Slot: SAT10-12      GM: Bill Nara    Players: 18

Location: Conference Room B-04  System: TransAmerica by Rio Grande Games           Type: Board

Sponsored by Chess & Strategy Game Association

Saturday 10-14 – runs for 4 hours

 

A Bridge Too Far           r   r   &

September 17, 1944: the start of the largest airborne operation in World War 2. The British 1st Airborne Division has been tasked with taking the bridge at Arnhem and holding it until relieved. This will not be easy as the 9th and 10th SS are re-arming and refitting in the area. All miniatures provided. Play as the British or the Germans.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Josh Dunn  Players: 6

Location: Oslo Room 07 System: Bolt Action by Warlord Games      Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

Am I Still Human?         r   r   ~  

A group of mortals find themselves imprisoned in a strange facility. No one knows what is happening, but something odd is definitely going on. Everyone feels a bit "off" but none can agree on their symptoms, let alone the cause of the feeling. Can you survive long enough to find answers?

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Logan Ericksen        Players: 4

Location: Studio 15-02    System: New World of Darkness by White Wolf       Type: RPG

 

Beneath the Red Dragon Inn         r   r   &

After the latest in a string of profitable adventures, your party returns to your favorite place to unwind – the Red Dragon Inn.  Before you can even order a drink though, the wench asks for your help.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Richard L. Schreiber Players: 4

Location: Studio 07-02    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures, Winona RPSIG Alums

 

Big Kitties in Little China       s   r   r   &

Your gang lives in an alley behind a restaurant in Chinatown. Life is easy-plenty of free food and a safe place to curl up and sleep. Until the disturbances begin. Run of the mill ghosts? An evil necromancer at work? Or something even more sinister? It's up to your kitties to find out, protect the bumbling "two-foots" from their own incompetence, and save cat-kind!

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Jennifer Walker        Players: 5

Location: Studio 12-01    System: Call of Catthulhu by Catthulhu.com           Type: RPG

 

Broken Earth: The Phoenix Egg          r   r   &

The apocalypse came and went. Now humanity is clawing its way back to civilization. You are scrappers, salvaging and selling whatever you can find in the ruins of Duluth. You're about to find a claim that will set you up for life... if you can get it back alive.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Matthew J. Hanson  Players: 6

Location: Studio 05-01    System: Savage Worlds by Pinnacle Entertainment Group      Type: RPG

 

Checking In         r   r   ~  

May 7th, 1958: Construction of the new ore hauler at the Great Lakes Engineering Works is a little behind schedule. Don Zerilli has made it clear how much it matters that the ship gets into the water by June 8th. You and your fellow troubleshooters are here to make sure the SS Edmund Fitzgerald is launched on time, whatever it takes. This was run as round 1 of the Novus Ordo Seclorum Tournament @ Gencon 2015.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Jim Beecher            Players: 7

Location: Studio 15-01    System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium        Type: RPG

 

Churchill       s   r   r   &

Churchill is NOT a wargame, but a political conflict of cooperation and competition that focuses on the historical conferences set in World War Two, where you play Roosevelt, Churchill, or Stalin in this card-driven excursion into power politics where you are trying to collectively defeat the Axis, all the while trying to set your country up to be in the best position in the upcoming Cold War.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Gordon Pueschner    Players: 6

Location: Board Room 2-01         System: Churchill by GMT Games            Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Colosseum           r   r   &

You are the owner and promoter of your own coliseum. You want to put on the best show to attract the Emperor. Play the music, race the chariots, have gladiators duel to the death, dress up the Colosseum, or feed the lions. The choice is yours. This is a thumbs up board game!

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Marla Moyer           Players: 5

Location: Board Room 2-02         System: Colosseum by Days of Wonder      Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Cthulhu Wakes Up Seattle!     s   r   r   ~  

The SCFA gets a telegram. Dr. Armitage of Arkham U warns a recent kidnapping of a local heiress has occult origins. Which of the 100 SCFA members will show up in this Lovecraftian event? Event offered 2X w/ End All Be All 2.01 (FRI22-02>SUN14-18) & 2X w/ Feng Shui 2 (SAT10-14>SAT22-02). Same props, different rules, real cool! Play 4X w/ a different character. Just do not let on!

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Mark Hinterthuer     Players: 6

Location: Studio 14-02    System: Feng Shui 2 by Atlas Games         Type: RPG

 

Dark Side of the Moon          r   c   &

Space: 1969. While NASA spends millions on cutting-edge rocket technology, your cash-strapped ministry just gave you a wetsuit and a subway token. Next stop: the moon! Join us for this irreverent take on Charles Stross' Laundry novels: Lovecraft meets British spy-fi.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Matthew Towle       Players: 7

Location: Studio 04-01    System: Cypher System by Monte Cook Games       Type: RPG

Sponsored by Saturday Night Space Opera

 

Defenders of the Realm           r   r   &

Cooperative fantasy board game in which players each take a role as one of the King's Champions. As each Enemy General is struck down in battle, the remaining dark forces only grow more difficult to vanquish and their march to Monarch City gets faster with each Hero victory! Expansions will be used.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Matthew Boehland   Players: 3

Location: Studio 08-01    System: Defenders of the Realm by Eagle Games       Type: Board

 

Eldritch Horror         r   r   ~  

An ancient evil is stirring. You are part of a team of unlikely heroes engaged in an international struggle to stop the gathering darkness. To do so, you'll have to defeat foul monsters, travel to Other Worlds, and solve obscure mysteries surrounding this unspeakable horror.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Wendy Seidl           Players: 5

Location: Studio 01-02    System: Eldritch Horror by Fantasy Flight Games     Type: Board

 

Flight of the Feylings Y   s   r   r   l  

You and your small group of fellow Feylings (fairy-folk) are coming of age! Your task is to leave the safety of The Great Falinga Tree and fly across The Meadow to spend one day in The Outpost. Simple, right? This complete campaign uses the PDQ system to tell a delightful and whimsical tale of teamwork and heroism.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Mark Wyler            Players: 5

Location: Studio 03-02    System: Zorceror of Zo / PDQ by Atomic Sock Monkey        Type: RPG

 

Fortune and Glory           r   r   l  

Players must race their characters around the globe in search of ancient artifacts in this board game of '30s pulp action. This will be a competitive game including the expansion sets Rise of the Crimson Hand and Treasure Hunters. Expect plenty of dangerous cliffhangers!

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Robert McCabe       Players: 6

Location: Studio 09-01    System: Fortune and Glory by Flying Frog  Type: Board

 

Game of Thrones 2nd Edition        i   r   &

In the 2nd Edition of A Game of Thrones: The Board Game, three to six players take on the roles of the great Houses of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, as they vie for control of the Iron Throne through the use of diplomacy and warfare. Based on the best-selling A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by George R.R. Martin.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Tim Nelson            Players: 6

Location: Board Room 2-09         System: Game of Thrones by Fantasy Flight Games  Type: Board

 

Haunted Mansion           i   c   &

Drawing upon the ride and the movie, this Pathfinder adventure pits the characters against the inhabitants of the Haunted Mansion.  Mystery and challenges await around every corner.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Donald Mack          Players: 6

Location: Conference Room C-02  System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

Hole in the Sky     s   r   c   &

The Lady in Blue, a mysterious figure of cosmic power, enlists your band of simple peasants for a strange task: to follow an invisible bridge until you arrive at a hole in the sky and then jump through. Death awaits all but the luckiest, but the Lady offers a reward beyond all riches: the chance to change your destiny. Pregens provided. Players will run multiple 0 level characters.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: John M. Dahlstrom  Players: 6

Location: Studio 05-06    System: Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG by Goodman Games   Type: RPG

 

Legends of the Rising Sun        r   r   &

In the spirit of Kurosawa's Yojimbo and Seven Samurai, come and battle for control of a town in 16th Century Japan. Play either a band of Samurai and Ashigaru, Sohei Monks, Ikko-Ikki, Ninja or Yakuza thugs in this 28mm skirmish game. All miniatures provided.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Aaron Loomis         Players: 6

Location: Oslo Room 01 System: Legends of the High Seas by Games Workshop         Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

Miniatures Open Gaming        i   g   &

Terrain Specialties will provide multiple tables of themed terrain and you provide your own painted force for Warhammer 40K/Fantasy, Warmachine/Hordes, Bolt Action WWII, Mordheim, etc. Join in any time throughout the time slot, find an opponent and play one-on-one or multiplayer battles. Arrange a game ahead of time online: http://z15.invisionfree.com/Terrain_Specialties/index.php?showtopic=515

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Darren Riske           Players: 16

Location: Stockholm Room 03     System: Terrain Specialties Various Miniatures        Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

Misteries in Misdeeds: The Emperor's New Crows      s   r   r   &

After the transvestite sorcerer Li attempts to assassinate the emperor, a ruthless eunuch is assigned to destroy witchcraft in Imperial China. Why were sorcerers bent on the destruction of the Ming Dynasty, and what could stop them? Misteries in Misdeeds is the unwritten counterhistory of our world in a lavish tabletop fantasy RPG from the Age of Exploration.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Angus MacDonald   Players: 5

Location: Studio 03-04    System: Savage Worlds by Pinnacle Entertainment Group      Type: RPG

 

Pilot's Gamble         r   r   &

Come experience the rich detailed world that is Harn. PCs are adventurers aboard a small merchant ship. You will encounter an assortment of experiences to challenge your roleplaying. Walk-ins & Beginners welcome. Visit Harn - a real fantasy world.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Cal Stengel Players: 8

Location: Conference Room C-06  System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

Rage of Demons (5th-10th)  Y   s   r   r   l  

Rage of Demons, Adventure's League players levels 5th to 10th (http://dndadventurersleague.org/). Either of the following 4 hour adventures may be run in this time slot: Herald of the Moon (DDEX3-07), The Waydown (DDEX3-09) up to 2 tables will be run.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: D&D Adventurers League      Players: 12

Location: Studio 02-08    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

 

Sold Out           r   r   &

"Children are the future, and that means they are an investment. That is why I am announcing that this high school is under new management, and I will turn it into the classiest, most luxurious learning institution in the world."

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Nathan Nolan          Players: 20

Location: Studio 16-01    System: Teenagers From Outer Space by R. Talisorian Games            Type: RPG

 

Star Wars: Underground        r   r   &

In order to obtain materials vital to the Rebel Alliance, the heroes are sent on an unusual diplomatic mission to the planet Flax.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Nate Christen          Players: 5

Location: Studio 05-03    System: Star Wars Age of Rebellion by Fantasy Flight Games            Type: RPG

 

Tekumel: Panic in Pán Cháka    s   r   r   &

Something is amiss out in the forest of Pán Cháka, strange sounds and lights have been reported by the local villagers, and now some villagers have gone missing. The clan elders have partitioned to the Palace of the Realm for assistance, and the Palace has sent you. You must solve this riddle and restore the Emperor's peace. But be wary, not everyone is following the Emperor's wishes.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Bill Acheson           Players: 8

Location: Studio 06-01    System: G.A.S.L.I.G.H.T. by LMW Works            Type: RPG

 

Terrain Specialties Dungeon Crawl        r   r   &

Giants raiding out of the Crystalmist Mountains have kidnapped the Baron's daughter. Your party of brave adventurers has been tasked with defeating the giants and getting her back before it's too late. This highly detailed 3D dungeon crawl uses Dwarven Forge terrain. Characters and figures provided. Rules based on 2nd Ed AD&D, no previous rules knowledge required.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Dan Helmen            Players: 6

Location: Oslo Room 04 System: Battlesystem Skirmishes by TSR   Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

The Life of the Saved???         r   c   &

Your companion, a saved demon, is having issues that started with a mysterious email. She cannot read it. Every time she tries the sudden searing pain stops her. More-over her superior feels it too! Any of you who try to read it feel uncomfortable and are sure it will lead to problems...

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Richard Odeen         Players: 6

Location: Studio 07-01    System: InNomine by Steve Jackson Games Type: RPG

Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures, Winona RPSIG Alums

 

When Worlds Collide    Y   s   r   r   l  

The barriers between realms is weakening - and in danger of complete collapse! It's up to you and your fellow heroes to repair the rifts and cracks in the fabric of reality. Be prepared to journey into the unknown on a cosmic quest to repair the universe. Appropriate for all skill levels.

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Ben Millard            Players: 6

Location: Studio 05-04    System: Interphaze STEP Combat by Interphaze LLC            Type: LARP

 

WJBL IX: Service Pack 3          r   c   &

Citizens! Congratulations, you have been selected for an interesting and fun mission! Do you want to help your bot friends? Of course you do! Fun will be had; The Computer said so!

Time Slot: SAT10-14      GM: Michael Miller        Players: 6

Location: Conference Room C-09  System: Paranoia XP by Mongoose Publishing        Type: RPG

Saturday 12-14 – runs for 2 hours

 

Artemis Man the Bridge!    s   r   r   l  

Twelve player Man the Bridge! is a spaceship fending off an alien attack in the computer simulations! Bridge positions are Helm/Navigation, Weapons, Communications, Science, Engineering and Captain. Touch screen stations, a large main viewer and a dramatic lighting system really puts you in the action as a Starship under attack! Please see www.manthebridge.com for more information.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Michael Mesich       Players: 12

Location: Conference Room G-01  System: Artemis SBS by Artemis SBS       Type: Computer

 

Between Two Cities      s   r   r   l  

Between Two Cities is a tile laying game in which you work with the person to your left and right to build neighboring cities. Keep them balanced as you only get credit for the lowest scoring city you help with. Between Two Cities was funded by Kickstarter and plays quickly and casually, much akin to 7 Wonders. Celebrate the only season in MN with no construction by erecting a metropolis!

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: JD Stocksett           Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-01         System: Between Two Cities by Stonemaier Games  Type: Board

 

Borken (prototype playtesting)    s   r   r   &

In Borken, you play failing robots in a robot factory. You are forced to prove your worth by competing in the arena for your robo-Darwinian overseers. Using limited movement options (and the occasional glitch), you will collect components in order to complete blueprints the fastest. The factory must grind onward, Borken or not.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Kyle Frost  Players: 6

Location: Regency 14      System: Borken by Frost Press      Type: Board

 

Bushido        r   r   &

A push your luck set collection/strategy game set in feudal Japan.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 6

Location: Regency 11      System: Bushido by GCT Studios Type: Card

 

Citadels    s   i   r   &

Citadels is a game of bluffing, diplomacy, and city-building. In Citadels you become a medieval ruler trying to complete your city before your opponents can build theirs. Each game round players secretly take the roles of either the King, Magician, Architect, Assassin, Thief, Bishop, General, or Merchant and seek to use the powers of such offices in their efforts to win the game.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Bryan Vogh            Players: 6

Location: Regency 13      System: Citadels by Fantasy Flight Games  Type: Card

 

Crossfire            r   r   &

Crossfire is an open source, cooperative multiplayer graphical RPG and adventure game. Since its initial release, Crossfire has grown to encompass over 150 monsters, about 3000 maps to explore, an elaborate magic system, 13 races, 15 character classes, a system of skills, and many artifacts and treasures. Crossfire is based in a medieval fantasy world and is similar to other games of this genre.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Rick Tanner            Players: 8

Location: Conference Room H      System: Crossfire by Crossfire Development Team    Type: Computer

Sponsored by Real Time

 

Dueling Aces: Hunt the Bomber           r   r   l  

June 1944, you are enjoying a peaceful afternoon when the alarms go off. An Allied bomber is making a suicide run inside Germany and your fighter force is the closest. Jump into your FW190 and race to the enemy with your squad to shoot the bomber down before he can deliver his payload! Use caution though, this bomber is heavily armed and its gunners are highly trained. Who will be victorious?

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Timothy G. Leonard            Players: 5

Location: Conference Room E-10  System: Dueling Aces by Home Rules        Type: Miniatures

 

Dungeon!    Y   s   r   r   l  

How deep into the Dungeon do you dare venture? Your Wizard might not survive the Purple Worm or the Red Dragon, but the Giant Spider is an easy fight! The Silver Cup is yours! Kill monsters and get treasures while exploring the intricate 3-D dungeon. The deeper the level, the meaner the monster and bigger treasures. And watch out for secret doors and traps! The original classic board game in 3-D.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Donald Bauman       Players: 8

Location: Conference Room F-01  System: Dungeon! by TSR           Type: Miniatures

 

Exploding Kittens (Original)        r   r   &

The card game version of Russian Roulette, but with cats that explode and kill you, except if you diffuse them with belly rubs or laser pointers and things. Easy to learn, quick to play. We will run many rounds back to back, so all who want to play should get a chance. This is the original edition.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Kelly Ness  Players: 5

Location: Board Room 2-04         System: Exploding Kittens by The Oatmeal Type: Card

 

Games of the Middle Ages - 2           r   r   &

Got time? Sitting out a siege, waiting for one side or the other to starve or submit? Come and learn how nobles and peasants would pass the time when they had the time. Games include  Fox and Geese, Alquerque, Assaulto and Tafl games.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Timothy P. Moore   Players: 4

Location: Conference Room E-07  System: Various Board Games by Persons of the Middle Ages            Type: Board

 

Grinder of the North V          r   c   &

It's red button smashing, kicking, slagging, and clobbering time again. Turn your opponent into spare parts and loose wires. End it all in a blaze of glory and upgrade your ride. As always style counts and aggression is rewarded.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Dean Anderson        Players: 8

Location: Board Room 1-05         System: Classic BattleTech by FASA         Type: Miniatures

 

Machi Koro        r   r   l  

Dice rolling, tableau building game. Players take their villages and build them into the largest city in the region. Fast paced - light hearted game of collecting income from developments, build public works, steal from your neighbors' coffers. Just make sure they aren't doing the same to you. The one to build all their landmarks first - wins.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Jeffrey R Sutton       Players: 4

Location: Regency 17      System: Machi Koro by Foxgames Type: Card

 

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game         i   c   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. Play a character composed of a deck of cards & a set of stats; improve them by acquiring new items, allies, spells, & weapons as you explore & overcome challenges. Choose a different scenario each time you play! Optionally participate in Society play, allowing your rewards to travel with you.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 8

Location: Helsinki Room 08        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Pathfinder Card Game Demo    s   r   r   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. In this hour-long learning demo, each player takes the role of a unique character composed of a deck of cards and a set of stats. You'll improve your character by acquiring new items, allies, spells, and weapons as you explore, overcome challenges, and triumph over evil.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Helsinki Room 10        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Phantom Phenomena     s   r   c   &

Play 2 of 6 hour-long quests for level 1 Pathfinder Society characters. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! Bizarre phenomena have tormented the people of southeastern Ustalav for decades, and these events become stronger every year. Hoping to uncover the origins of these flashes of red lightning and spectral hauntings, Dr. Quolorum from the Sincomakti School of Sciences has set out with a team of able-bodied assistants. Can the PCs help the professor unlock the secret that dwells above Lantern Lake?

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Helsinki Room 07        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

Rage of Demons (1st-4th)    Y   s   r   r   l  

Rage of Demons, Adventure's League players levels 1st to 4th (http://dndadventurersleague.org/). Any of the following 2 hour adventures may be run in this time slot: Harried in Hillsfar (part 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 - DDEX3-01), Bane of the Tradeways (DDEX3-05), No Foolish Matter (DDEX3-06), The Malady of Elventree (DDEX3-08), or Hillsfar Reclaimed (DDEX3-12) up to 6 tables will be run.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: D&D Adventurers League      Players: 40

Location: Studio 02-01    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

 

Sentinels of the Multiverse        s   r   r   l  

A mad scientist holds the world hostage with his terrifying inventions. An alien warlord brings his army of minions to conquer the planet. A giant rampaging robot cuts a swath of destruction across the coast. Who will stand in their way? In this cooperative card game, each player is a superhero wielding impressive powers and abilities, as they stand between the world and the forces of evil.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Mark Cummins       Players: 5

Location: Conference Room F-07  System: Sentinels of the Multiverse by Greater Than Games, LLC       Type: Card

 

Seven Wonders           i   r   &

Each player will get a civilization with a wonder. You will lead this civilization in getting resources, trading with your neighbors, gaining military power, and building that civilization's wonder. The leaders expansion will be included with the game. You should know the rules to Seven Wonders. The leaders expansion can be taught to you.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Mike Backstrom      Players: 20

Location: Conference Room B-04  System: Seven Wonders by Repos Productions        Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Small World        s   r   r   l  

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.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Bill Nara    Players: 15

Location: Conference Room B-01  System: Small World by Days of Wonder   Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Star Trek: Five Year Mission    s   r   r   &

A cooperative dice placement game for 3-7 players who take the roles of crew members, for either the USS Enterprise or the USS Enterprise-D. Each crew member has a different ability & players try to cooperatively solve alerts to score points and win before failing five such alerts, in which case, the USS Enterprise(-D) is destroyed.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Richard Lemanczykafka, Bill Nara       Players: 7

Location: Conference Room B-09  System: Star Trek: Five Year Mission by Mayfair Games       Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Steampunk Rally    s   r   r   l  

Take on the role of Tesla, Curie, Edison, and other famous inventors in a race to build the craziest steam-powered contraption and beat your opponents to the finish line. This 2015 Kickstarted game combines dice-based worker placement and card drafting on a racetrack.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: John Vestrum          Players: 8

Location: Regency 19      System: Steampunk Rally by Roxley Games            Type: Board

 

Takenoko       s   r   r   l  

Plant bamboo. Eat bamboo. Earn the favor of the emperor. In this colorful strategy game you will take care of the emperor's giant panda. The player who manages his land plots best, growing the most bamboo while feeding the delicate appetite of the panda, will win the game.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Jason Godfrey          Players: 4

Location: Regency 20      System: Takenoko by Asmodee     Type: Board

 

The Game of Life: A Jedi's Path    s   r   r   &

Okay, I ran this last year and think I figured out all the rules.  Will you become a Jedi Master or fall to the Dark Side?

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Peter Jansen            Players: 3

Location: Board Room 2-07         System: Life by Milton Bradley     Type: Board

 

The Stars Are Right     s   r   r   &

As a cultist of Cthulhu, you are trying to rearrange the stars to make constellations favorable to you.  Summon enough minor minions that you can eventually summon the Great Old Ones, who will shower you with wealth and power beyond your dreams!  ....or eat you. Maybe both.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 4

Location: Board Room 1-08         System: TSAR by Steve Jackson Games     Type: Board

 

Wizardology Y       r   r   l  

Complete the various challenges laid down in the game, thus proving yourself to be a Master Wizard. Move through the maze, collect the magical items, cast spells & perform tasks to acquire wizardological accessories. But be careful - your opponents will be prepared to use cunning strategy & magic in their attempts to defeat you and win the game.

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Susan Cox  Players: 4

Location: Conference Room E-03  System: Wizardology by Sababa Toys        Type: Board

 

Zombicide Black Plague      s   r   r   &

Come learn to play the latest iteration of Guillotine Games' zombie-themed hit!  Black Plague takes the proven Zombicide formula and transports it to a fantasy setting, complete with necromancers, elves, ogres, werewolves, wizards, knights, and dwarves!

Time Slot: SAT12-14      GM: Chris R Nelson, Leah Pasillas            Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-12  System: Zombicide Black Plague by Guillotine Games          Type: Board

Saturday 13-18 – runs for 5 hours

 

5-08: The Confirmation (1-2)      s   r   c   &

A PFS scenario for levels 1 to 2; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome!  Almost all Pathfinders undergo extensive training for three or more years, and their last test before graduating is the Confirmation, a research project involving much fieldwork. The society discovered a site that's perfect for initiates but too dangerous to handle alone. Successfully uncovering this site's secrets will not only contribute to the society's body of knowledge but shape the exciting careers ahead for each of the prospective agents.  Written by Kyle Baird.

Time Slot: SAT13-18      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 08         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

6-98: Serpents Rise          i   c   &

A special Pathfinder Society scenario for level 7 Aspis pregen characters.  Years of political maneuvering, espionage, smuggling, and diplomacy have set the stage for the Aspis Consortium's most ambitious attack on their Inner Sea rivals: the Pathfinder Society. All that remains are several key preparations that only an elite team of Aspis agents can arrange, and once the fireworks begin, these same agents must strike quickly and mercilessly to secure objectives — some shared and some connected to deeper plots — and escape without the Society being any the wiser.  Written by John Compton.

Time Slot: SAT13-18      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 24

Location: Helsinki Room 03        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-02: Six Seconds to Midnight (3-7)            i   c   &

Six Seconds to Midnight is a Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 3 to 7.  A strange confluence of circumstances leaves the researchers of Uringen understaffed and in need of able-bodied assistants. Conveniently, recent Pathfinder Society experiments call for a rare reagent found only in that area, and the two organizations have negotiated a mutually beneficial deal. Can the PCs reach the secluded settlement in time to witness this extraordinary event — and handle the phenomenon's aftermath?  Written by Liz Courts.

Time Slot: SAT13-18      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 09         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-08: To Judge a Soul, Part 2: Karma Reclaimed (3-7)         i   c   &

A Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for levels 3–7.  Venture-Captain Bakten's past lives and the history of northern Tian Xia are interwoven, and with the PCs' assistance he has uncovered a troubling legacy secreted within the mountains of Zi Ha. It is up to the Pathfinders to ascend into the ice-capped mountains to unveil the crimes of past generations and save one of the region's greatest heroes.  Written by Larry Wilhelm.

Time Slot: SAT13-18      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 12

Location: Helsinki Room 01        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-10: The Consortium Compact (1-2)        s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 1 to 2. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome!

Time Slot: SAT13-18      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 06         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-11: The Ancient's Anguish (7-11)         i   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 7 to 11. Pregenerated characters are available for new Pathfinder RPG players.

Time Slot: SAT13-18      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 10         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-12: TBD (Premiere) (1-5)      s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 5 and under. This scenario is premiering in the area at Con of the North! New Pathfinder RPG players welcome!

Time Slot: SAT13-18      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 18

Location: Elsinore Room 03         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-14: TBD (Premiere) (1-5)      s   i   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 5 and Under. This scenario is premiering in the area at Con of the North!

Time Slot: SAT13-18      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 18

Location: Elsinore Room 01         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

We Be Goblins     s   r   c   &

A PFS module for level 4 pregen goblins. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! The Birdcruncher goblin tribe's chieftains have issued a new demand—find them some adventure, or else! Eager to please their great chieftains, the Birdcruncher goblins frantically try to whip up all sorts of amusements. But the goblins who went to harvest truffles for the feast got beat up by some stinky humans! Now the chieftains must venture to the Bestest Truffle Field to pick up the slack for their bumbling minions. Will the goblin heroes be able to find the treasured fungus, defeat the mean humans, and make it back to the tribe in time to enjoy their well-deserved feast?

Time Slot: SAT13-18      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Elsinore Room 07         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

Saturday 14-16 – runs for 2 hours

 

Acquire Y   s   r   r   l  

Each player strategically invests in businesses, trying to retain a majority of stock. As the businesses grow with tile placements, they also start merging, giving the majority stockholders of the acquired business sizable bonuses, which can then be used to reinvest into other chains.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Bill Nara    Players: 18

Location: Conference Room B-01  System: Acquire by 3M    Type: Board

Sponsored by Chess & Strategy Game Association

 

Artemis Man the Bridge!    s   r   r   l  

Twelve player Man the Bridge! is a spaceship fending off an alien attack in the computer simulations! Bridge positions are Helm/Navigation, Weapons, Communications, Science, Engineering and Captain. Touch screen stations, a large main viewer and a dramatic lighting system really puts you in the action as a Starship under attack! Please see www.manthebridge.com for more information.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Michael Mesich       Players: 12

Location: Conference Room G-01  System: Artemis SBS by Artemis SBS       Type: Computer

 

Ascension: Learn to Play    s   r   r   &

Ascension is a fast-paced deck building game designed by Magic Pro-Tour champions. Struggle against others to recruit great heroes and fight the demonic horde in a race to earn honor. Some expansions will be available if there is time and/or interest.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Mike Schultz          Players: 4

Location: Board Room 2-01         System: Ascension: Chronicle of the Gods by Stoneblade Entertainment           Type: Card

 

Bushido        r   r   &

A push your luck set collection/strategy game set in feudal Japan.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 6

Location: Regency 11      System: Bushido by GCT Studios Type: Card

 

Cosmic Encounter + Expansions            i   r   &

Each player plays an alien power that has a special ability that changes how the game works. First player to have 5 colonies on other players' planets wins.  Expansions will be used.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Matthew Boehland   Players: 5

Location: Studio 08-01    System: Cosmic  Encounter by Fantasy Flight Games           Type: Board

 

End of the Line     s   r   r   &

Ever wonder what it would be like to send the Brady Bunch to Thunderdome? Want to see what a world would be like is Soylent Green was meeples? Come check out End of the Line, the board game of post-apocalyptic family survival. And 80 minute-last-person-standing-slug-fest parodying all the best and worst of the genre. EotL will make you celebrate the death of the old world! "Witness You!"

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Seppy Yoon            Players: 5

Location: Regency 16      System: End of the Line by Fight in a Box  Type: Board

Sponsored by Fight in a Box

 

Exploding Kittens (NSFW)         r   r   ~  

The adult card game version of Russian roulette, but with cats that explode and kill you, except if you diffuse them with things that are to explicit too discuss in polite company. Easy to learn, quick to play. We will run many rounds back to back, so all who want to play should get a chance. This is the NSFW (explicit/adult) edition.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Kelly Ness  Players: 5

Location: Studio 01-01    System: Exploding Kittens NSFW by The Oatmeal  Type: Card

 

Grinder of the North V          r   c   &

It's red button smashing, kicking, slagging, and clobbering time again. Turn your opponent into spare parts and loose wires. End it all in a blaze of glory and upgrade your ride. As always style counts and aggression is rewarded.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Dean Anderson        Players: 8

Location: Board Room 1-05         System: Classic BattleTech by FASA         Type: Miniatures

 

Hoplomachus: Origins     Y   s   r   r   &

Hoplomachus [ha-ploh-ma-kuss], or "Hoplo" for short, is a hex-based tactical board game set inside gladiatorial arenas. Draft Gladiators from 5 unique Cities and spar with your chosen opponent or attempt the Solo Trials campaign! Hoplo uses a unique combination of premium components: 11.5 gram chips, 3 neoprene gaming mats, and laser etched dice to create dynamic and visually stunning battle scenes.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Adam Carlson, Josh Carlson  Players: 6

Location: Regency 03      System: Hoplomachus by Chip Theory Games         Type: Board

Sponsored by Chip Theory Games

 

King's Gate    s   r   r   l  

A tile placement and point scoring game of Medieval Intrigue by Reiner Knizia!  Will you control the King's Gate?

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Peter Jansen            Players: 3

Location: Board Room 2-07         System: King's Gate by Fantasy Flight Games         Type: Board

 

Legendary Villains    Y   s   r   r   l  

Build a team of Super Villains from the Marvel Universe to defeat a Commander (Hero) and Plot game play is similar to Dominion except it's cooperative/competitive. If the Villain wins nobody wins.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Nathan S. Younkin  Players: 5

Location: Conference Room F-06  System: Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game by Upper Deck     Type: Card

 

LEGO Simpson Wars           r   r   &

You've seen them on TV, now they invade the table top for Con of the North. Play as your favorite Simpsons character set in the Star Wars Universe. Can the Rebels lead by Jedi Master Homer defeat the evil Empire lead by Emperor Burns or will Darth Flanders stop them? You choose your side.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Mark Miller            Players: 8

Location: Stockholm Room 01     System: LEGO Simpson Wars by Home Rules        Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

Little Wizards: Bewitched Chocolate! Y   s   r   r   l  

Little Wizards is a storytelling game for inventive and inquisitive kids ages 6-10, developed to introduce them to the magic of creating their own characters and stepping into a whole new world. It's simple enough to learn in just a few minutes and engaging enough for older kids and adults to play with their little ones.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Mark Wyler            Players: 5

Location: Studio 03-02    System: Little Wizards by Antoine Bauza and Crafty Games   Type: RPG

 

NetHack            r   r   &

NetHack (www.nethack.org) is a single player dungeon exploration game that runs on a wide variety of computer systems. Assemble your hero from a choice of thirteen classes and five races as you enter the ASCII & text based adventure game. Your goal is to grab as much treasure as you can, retrieve the Amulet of Yendor, and escape the Mazes of Menace alive. Multiple game client interfaces available.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Rick Tanner            Players: 3

Location: Conference Room H      System: NetHack by NetHack Development Team     Type: Computer

Sponsored by Real Time

 

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game         i   c   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. Play a character composed of a deck of cards & a set of stats; improve them by acquiring new items, allies, spells, & weapons as you explore & overcome challenges. Choose a different scenario each time you play! Optionally participate in Society play, allowing your rewards to travel with you.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 8

Location: Helsinki Room 08        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Pathfinder Card Game Demo    s   r   r   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. In this hour-long learning demo, each player takes the role of a unique character composed of a deck of cards and a set of stats. You'll improve your character by acquiring new items, allies, spells, and weapons as you explore, overcome challenges, and triumph over evil.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Helsinki Room 10        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Phantom Phenomena     s   r   c   &

Play 2 of 6 hour-long quests for level 1 Pathfinder Society characters. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! Bizarre phenomena have tormented the people of southeastern Ustalav for decades, and these events become stronger every year. Hoping to uncover the origins of these flashes of red lightning and spectral hauntings, Dr. Quolorum from the Sincomakti School of Sciences has set out with a team of able-bodied assistants. Can the PCs help the professor unlock the secret that dwells above Lantern Lake?

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Helsinki Room 07        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

Revolution!     s   r   r   l  

Use subtle combinations of force, blackmail and gold to outbid your opponents for influence in the city. This is Revolution! with the Palace expansion or the Anarchy expansion; players' choice.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-08         System: Revolution by Steve Jackson Games           Type: Board

 

Sentinels of the Multiverse        s   r   r   &

Sentinels of the Multiverse is a cooperative super hero card game.  Each player assumes the role of a different hero, with a custom deck of cards for each hero.  Heroes work together to play cards, use powers, and deal damage to defeat a villain and his henchmen/actions in a unique environment.  All players win or lose together and no two games are alike.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Jennifer Distad         Players: 5

Location: Board Room 1-03         System: Sentinels of the Multiverse by Greater Than Games, LLC       Type: Card

 

Settlers of America   Y   s   r   r   l  

Look west to make your fortune. As the population grows, resources will dwindle, and the smart money seeks new sources and new markets. Finance your settlers as they head west to build the cities of tomorrow. Link these cities with rails of steel and operate your railroad to supply the townsfolk with goods. To the west lie lands to settle and fortunes to be made!

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: David Jordal           Players: 4

Location: Regency 21      System: Settlers of America by Mayfair Games         Type: Board

 

Shadowrun Crossfire     s   r   r   &

Shadowrun Crossfire is a cooperative deck building card game set in the Shadowrun Universe. Each player takes on a role, buys cards that complement their role, and works together to defeat obstacles. Everyone wins together or loses together. Wins earn Karma that can be used to improve your character over subsequent rounds.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Eric Distad Players: 4

Location: Regency 14      System: Shadowrun Crossfire by Catalyst Game Labs            Type: Card

 

Sushi Go!       s   r   r   &

Build the most valuable meal you can from the sushi dishes that come your way and prevent your opponents from doing the same. Collect special combinations for even more points. Be sure to save room for dessert!

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Heather Bufkin        Players: 5

Location: Regency 20      System: Sushi Go! by Adventureland Games            Type: Card

 

The Great Fire of London        r   r   &

It's 1666 and the fire in Pudding Lane is London is getting out of control, spreading all over the city. You have property all over the city. Take control of the trained bands of courageous firefighters to save your property - and maybe direct them away from your opponents!

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Gene Velasco          Players: 6

Location: Conference Room B-05  System: The Great Fire of London by Pandasaurus Games      Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

The Sprawl: The Third Man         r   r   &

The year is 2016. America splintered into competing pseudo-governmental corporations when they took effective control of the country in 1995. As part of the newly formed La Causa, you and your tech savvy compatriots are working to maintain freedom and privacy. A meeting went to hell, and La Causa might have a rat. You need to uncover what went down before everything collapses.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: William Stenross     Players: 6

Location: Studio 05-02    System: Abstract Dungeon by Sneak Attack Press     Type: RPG

 

Valeria: Card Kingdoms         r   r   &

Tableau building game - like deck building but cards bought go directly into play. Cards work for you on your turn and all players' turns. On your turn roll 2 dice. Activate citizens based of the result of EACH DIE and the sum of both. Next take 2 actions of the following: slay a monster, buy a domain, recruit a citizen, or take any 1 resource. The player with the most victory points at the end wins.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Jeffrey R Sutton       Players: 5

Location: Regency 17      System: Valeria: Card Kingdoms by Daily Magic Productions            Type: Card

 

Village         r   r   &

Village is an award-winning board game about family life in a small village. Your family is trying to grow food, sell its goods at market, and obtain a prominent position in the "village chronicle." Each round seeds a number of resource cubes onto various positions on the board, pick up a cube and take the action associated with that zone - but your actions also cost your family time.

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Joshua Wehner        Players: 3

Location: Regency 09      System: Village by Tasty Minstrel Games   Type: Board

 

Zombicide       s   r   r   &

Zombies are everywhere and you must fight for survival. Zombicide is a cooperative game where each player uses their unique ability to help the group escape from the Zombie-infested city. Find a weapon and move out. The buildings are full of Walkers and more keep appearing.  There's no way you can kill them all! Beware the Fatties, fear the Runners, and stop making all that noise, they're coming!

Time Slot: SAT14-16      GM: Quentin Denzene      Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-02  System: Zombicide by Guillotine Games     Type: Miniatures

Saturday 14-18 – runs for 4 hours

 

A Bridge Too Far           r   r   &

September 17, 1944: the start of the largest airborne operation in World War 2. The British 1st Airborne Division has been tasked with taking the bridge at Arnhem and holding it until relieved. This will not be easy as the 9th and 10th SS are re-arming and refitting in the area. All miniatures provided. Play as the British or the Germans.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Josh Dunn  Players: 6

Location: Oslo Room 07 System: Bolt Action by Warlord Games      Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

Aliens: Hunt for the Queen       s   r   r   &

Board game only this year. No miniatures. Players will control all 16 Marine characters in an all-out, fully-loaded, search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen. All optional rules from the basic game and expansion set will be used.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Richard Zierhut       Players: 16

Location: Board Room 2-03         System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games      Type: Board

 

Andromeda Wars        s   r   r   &

The Pirates are back! Once more, the Imperial Navy must defend the Omega Sector from their brutal raids. As the Pirates you must show the Sector who is really in charge by leaving savaged Imperial ships in your wake as you prepare to "resupply" your fleet from the wealthy Omega worlds. Andromeda Wars is a fast paced tactical space combat game. Easy to learn, easy to engage the enemy, easy to die.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Steve Bauman         Players: 8

Location: Conference Room F-03  System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games      Type: Miniatures

 

Avatar: Legend of Korra: Inauguration Ball       s   r   r   &

It's been 4 years since Avatar Korra defeated Kuvira and her forces. Now a new President of Republic City has been elected, and the inauguration ball is today! This ball will be attended not only by the new President, and local VIPs and business leaders, but world leaders and the Avatar herself. Can the event staff and various VIP's lackeys make sure this shindig goes off without a hitch?

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Nathan Nolan          Players: 21

Location: Studio 16-01    System: Avatar: Legend of Korra by Home Rules      Type: LARP

 

Blood Path of the Shinobi            r   r   &

Blood Path Of The Shinobi is a narrative driven RPG game. Blood uses the D20 system for simple checks and rolls. Nine different Shinobi lineages band together in a shadow war against the Steel Temple of Religious Dogma, Loha Prasat, or cause corporate havoc against the terrifying mile high city of Zaibatsu. More information check out our website: www.lettuceinngames.wix.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter, @LettuceInnGames.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Brandon Radke, Wesley Halvorsen     Players: 5

Location: Studio 03-03    System: D20 by Lettuce Inn Games            Type: RPG

 

Caverna: the Cave Farmers            r   r   &

For those of you who liked Agricola but did not like all those occupation and improvement cards, this is the game for you. Instead of being a medieval farm family you will be a dwarf family living in a mountain cave. You will dig into mountains and make different types of rooms. You'll also farm the land near the mountains and raise different types of animals.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Mike Backstrom      Players: 9

Location: Conference Room B-07  System: Caverna by Mayfair Games            Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Cthulhu Wars!     s   r   r   &

Cthulhu Wars is a strategy game. Each player takes on the role of one of the Great Old Ones from the Cthulhu Mythos & using ITS' unique spell abilities, their acolytes/cultists & various faction creatures (each with their own specialized abilities) attempts to rule the ruins of the ancient, but devastated Earth! The 72 (28mm) figures are AHHHHHH!! MAZING!

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Richard Lemanczykafka, Bill Nara       Players: 4

Location: Conference Room B-04  System: Cthulhu Wars by Petersen Games   Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Cyborg in King Althor's Court           r   r   &

This year marks the 1000th year since Lomia's unification, and King Althor is celebrating it with the grandest tournament the world has ever seen. Knights, wizards, and archers flock to compete. On their way the heroes meet a man claiming to be from the future. He asks the heroes to search the tournament, apprehend criminals from his time, and bring them to justice.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Matthew J. Hanson  Players: 6

Location: Studio 09-04    System: Savage Worlds by Pinnacle Entertainment Group      Type: RPG

 

Death on the Wall (1st-4th)     Y   s   r   r   l  

Rage of Demons, Adventure's League players levels 1st to 4th (http://dndadventurersleague.org/). The Premier of "Death on the Wall" (DDEX3-14) will be run at up to four tables, this adventure will not be available for regular league play until March.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: D&D Adventurers League      Players: 20

Location: Studio 02-01    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

 

Dungeons & Dragons for Girls and Boys  Y   s   r   r   l  

A brand new adventure that is fun and exciting, using version 3.5 or Pathfinder. For ages 6 - 12, must be able to read a little. No experience necessary, beginners are welcome. Please bring snacks to share! Child MUST be signed in by Parent, in person.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Douglas De Mers, Michael Kauper      Players: 8

Location: Conference Room C-01  System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: Miniatures

 

Firefly the Board Game      s   r   r   l  

Find a crew, run some jobs, keep flying.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Reece Dvorak          Players: 4

Location: Board Room 2-08         System: Firefly: The Game by Gale Force 9 Type: Board

 

Flapjacks & Sasquatches WORLDS Y       r   r   l  

The 6th Flapjacks & Sasquatches World Championship! Sharpen your axes and grab your Sasquatch repellent. Join the best of the best as they try and win the coveted World Champion Flannel!

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: John Harris, Bill Sininger     Players: 100

Location: Conference Room E-01  System: Flapjacks & Sasquatches by Prolific Games  Type: Card

Sponsored by Prolific Games

 

Gitchee Gumee          r   r   ~  

Join the crew of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald on a voyage across Lake Superior with a load of Iron Ore. Should be a pleasant but cold trip. But wait what's that in the hold? And who is on deck in the middle of a storm... This was run as round 2 of the Novus Ordo Seclorum Tournament @ Gencon 2015.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Jim Spurrier            Players: 6

Location: Studio 12-02    System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium        Type: RPG

 

Goldleaf Adventure Company         r   r   &

Get Your Champions Here! Your new job at Goldleaf Adventure Company is to recruit Heroes, mold them into teams, and send them off on quests that will test their mettle... and bring back a profit. If some heroes don't return that's more treasure for you. Welcome to the cutthroat business of quest management!

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Cory Katzenmeyer    Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-07         System: Goldleaf Adventuring Company by Limestone Publishing      Type: Card

 

Gravstrike      s   r   r   &

In the far future, hovertanks battle for sport. In this play test, you'll learn and help shape the direction of a new miniatures game, where you use a deck of customizable cards to pilot your turbine to victory. Learn more at gravstrike.com.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Jeff Tidball Players: 4

Location: Conference Room C-07  System: Gravstrike by Drive & Energy        Type: Miniatures

 

Intrigue at the Court of Chaos            r   c   &

Abducted by the Court of Chaos, your party faces hard choices if you want to return home. The Host of Chaos desires a legendary artifact held by the Scions of Law and need patsies to retrieve it. But not all is as it appears to be and serving the Host may destroy your party from within. Can you survive the intrigue? Pregens provided.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: John M. Dahlstrom  Players: 6

Location: Studio 05-06    System: Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG by Goodman Games   Type: RPG

 

Intro to Krosmaster: Arena    Y   s   r   r   l  

It's a board game, a miniature wargame, and adorable chibi anime all rolled into one! Come learn to play this simple-yet-deep game that has been frequently compared to Final Fantasy Tactics, but, you know, a board game!

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Chris R Nelson, Leah Pasillas            Players: 4

Location: Conference Room F-12  System: Krosmaster: Arena by Japanime Games        Type: Board

 

Miniatures Open Gaming        i   g   &

Terrain Specialties will provide multiple tables of themed terrain and you provide your own painted force for Warhammer 40K/Fantasy, Warmachine/Hordes, Bolt Action WWII, Mordheim, etc. Join in any time throughout the time slot, find an opponent and play one-on-one or multiplayer battles. Arrange a game ahead of time online: http://z15.invisionfree.com/Terrain_Specialties/index.php?showtopic=515

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Darren Riske           Players: 16

Location: Stockholm Room 03     System: Terrain Specialties Various Miniatures        Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

No Good Deed          r   r   &

A voyage to Saturn is sent dramatically off-course by a deadly power surge and a desperate crash landing onto the surface of the moon of Rhea. But all is not as it seems, and what starts out as a rescue mission quickly escalates into something more revolutionary. All materials will be provided and no experience is necessary.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Christian Barrett      Players: 6

Location: Studio 04-01    System: Rocket Age by Cubicle 7  Type: RPG

Sponsored by Saturday Night Space Opera

 

One Flew Over the CooCoo's Nest        s   r   r   ~  

Have you ever wondered what happens to those investigators who have seen too much of the dark side in life? Have you ever wondered what happens to those investigators who have hunted the things that go bump in the night? Have seen the unspeakable? Well they get to take a vacation... a forced vacation. Come and enjoy the life of those who have seen too much...

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Jeff Rothecker          Players: 6

Location: Studio 15-01    System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium        Type: RPG

 

Plunder in Port Venture          r   r   &

The troop garrison in the town of Port Venture has come down with nasty case of tropical fever, leaving it severely undermanned. Naturally, every pirate crew worth their salt is eyeing this fortunate turn of events as a perfect opportunity to loot, settle old scores, and make a name for themselves. Take control of a crew and descend upon the town as you swashbuckle your way to riches and infamy!

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Matt Helmen           Players: 6

Location: Oslo Room 02 System: Legends of the High Seas by Games Workshop         Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

Red Dragon Inn         r   r   &

The adventure is over and you've survived.  Now to head back to the Red Dragon Inn for a night of gambling and drinking!  Remember – don't make the wench angry!

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Richard L. Schreiber Players: 8

Location: Studio 07-01    System: Red Dragon Inn by Slugfest Games Type: Card

Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures, Winona RPSIG Alums

 

Redacted for National Security        s   r   r   ~  

An unspecified incident near the Duluth ANG Base has seeming been written off by everyone but the FBI.  Your team has been sent to investigate reports of "cult activity".  This could either make your career… or end it prematurely. Happy to teach. Supernatural knowledge could be helpful.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Bowie Sessions       Players: 5

Location: Studio 01-02    System: Cortex Supernatural by Margaret Weis Productions   Type: RPG

 

Robotech Tactics    s   r   r   l  

Robotech Tactics is similar to other tabletop strategy games like Warhammer, Battletech, and Armoured Attack. This event will go over basic rules and as many Introductory Scenarios as time will allow. All materials provided. However, the system uses D6 for those who prefer to use their own dice.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Bobbie Christen      Players: 6

Location: Board Room 1-01         System: Robotech Tactics by Palladium Books        Type: Miniatures

 

Star Wars: Turbulence           r   r   &

A delivery of supplies to Mon Calamari brings a surprise encounter and a chance for the heroes to win fortune and glory.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Nate Christen          Players: 5

Location: Studio 05-03    System: Star Wars Age of Rebellion by Fantasy Flight Games            Type: RPG

 

Starfall        r   r   &

It's been years since the Justicars, the world's first team of superheroes, parted ways. What could cause Starburst, your former leader, to call you all together again?

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Kevin Matheny, Joseph Donaghue      Players: 7

Location: Studio 03-01    System: Champions Light by Homerules variant of Champions           Type: RPG

 

Super Mega Very Hard Crisis        r   r   &

Do you like Super Heroes? Do you like card games? Do you like team games? Do you like incredibly hard games? Join the Justice League and take up the mantle of one of DC's most popular super heroes. Try to beat all the crisis the DC multiverse has to throw at you. It's not hard to play. The rules are relatively easy. But winning is very difficult. Especially if a team isn't all working together.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Logan Ericksen        Players: 8

Location: Board Room 2-02         System: DC Deck-Building Game: Crisis Ex by DC Comics  Type: Card

 

Tekumel: A Royal Visit     s   r   r   &

Princess Ma'in hi Tlakotani has arrived in Thraya unexpectedly for private meetings with the governor and the high princeps of the four bureaucratic Palaces. What is the reason for this surprise Royal Visit? What secrets are being delivered? The Golden Bough Clan has asked you to put your ears to the ground to discover what's going on.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Donald Kaiser         Players: 6

Location: Studio 06-02    System: Home Rules       Type: RPG

 

The Art of P.A.I.N.       s   r   c   &

Agents of S.W.I.N.G. is a FATE-powered spy-fi game in the style of the Avengers and the Man from U.N.C.L.E. Take the part of 60's secret agents in a world of fast cars, Saville Row suits, Walther PPKs, go-go dancers, psychedelics and the Cultural Revolution, as you work to thwart the Machiavellian schemes of P.A.I.N. and prevent the Cold War from bursting into flame.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Mark Cummins       Players: 4

Location: Studio 05-05    System: Agents of S.W.I.N.G. by Postmortem Studios         Type: RPG

 

The Good, the Bad & the Guilty        r   r   &

Judge Waylon Payne has invited you to the public hanging of The Malevolent Seven. That's how things are done in the Old West. But then Judge Payne is murdered and you set about finding the killer - so as to provide another public hanging.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Daniel Underbakke   Players: 8

Location: Board Room 2-05         System: How to Host a Murder by Intuitive Marketing          Type: RPG

 

The New Creators?          r   c   &

You have reached the heart of the mysterious South Pole continent. Your team is set up for the long haul. It appears you just seeded a new world with the relics of earth's ancient history. Does this make you that world's creators? Or has this all been a mental side effect of the spending too long at the South Pole?

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Richard Odeen, Joelle Odeen  Players: 6

Location: Studio 07-02    System: Blue Planet by Fantasy Flight Games         Type: RPG

Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures, Winona RPSIG Alums

 

Tire Wolves - Highway to Hell          r   r   ~  

Your outlaw motorcycle gang has successfully stopped the end of the world. Stood toe to toe with a Zombie Apocalypse. Now you find yourselves set on a new road and very few choices. However you don't know where it leads.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Link Martineau        Players: 7

Location: Studio 14-01    System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium        Type: RPG

 

Zombies of Port Banderas        r   r   &

The small, unremarkable town of Port Banderas is perhaps only known as a common destination for shipwreck scavengers and those hoping to remain unfound. When the PCs are stranded there, they discover the port is being plagued by zombies. Can the PCs stop the zombie horde before the port is wiped from the map? Heirs to the Lost World is a swashbuckling RPG set in an alternate history 1665.

Time Slot: SAT14-18      GM: Chad Davidson        Players: 5

Location: Studio 09-02    System: Heirs of the Lost World by Obsidian Serpent Games  Type: RPG

Saturday 14-20 – runs for 6 hours

 

Blunder of Extraordinary Magnitude          i   r   &

An explosion awakens you on the Firefly Ratbait. An unfamiliar alarm screeches. The ship is not moving. Will you go see if the Captain and Engineer are OK? Maybe help fix the ship? Go back to sleep? Or grin and take care of personal business. 3 passengers, 3 crew, all with secrets and agendas amid a Blunder of Extraordinary Magnitude. Familiarity of the Firefly/Serenity genre required.

Time Slot: SAT14-20      GM: Erik J. Olsrud         Players: 6

Location: Conference Room C-09  System: Cortex Serenity RPG by Margaret Weis Productions Type: RPG

 

Eclipse     s   r   r   l  

Eclipse places you in control of a vast interstellar civilization, competing for success with its rivals. You will explore new star systems, research technologies, and build spaceships to wage war with. There are many potential paths to victory, so you need to plan your strategy according to the strengths and weaknesses of your species, while paying attention to the other civilizations' endeavors.

Time Slot: SAT14-20      GM: J.C. Hamlin            Players: 12

Location: Conference Room C-03  System: Eclipse by Lautapelit.fi     Type: Board

 

Lost City of Barakus            i   c   &

The party sets its courts for The Vale of the Snake where the escaped avatar of Set has fled to gather an army to conquer the world. Can they stop what they set free so long ago? If so, can they return home in time to stop legions of devils from invading their lands? Does the Vault of the Drow contain anything that will aid the party? All are welcome! Come and go as you please!

Time Slot: SAT14-20      GM: Burl Zorn   Players: 999

Location: Conference Room C-05  System: Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 by Wizards of the Coast  Type: RPG

Saturday 16-18 – runs for 2 hours

 

Artemis Man the Bridge!    s   r   r   l  

Twelve player Man the Bridge! is a spaceship fending off an alien attack in the computer simulations! Bridge positions are Helm/Navigation, Weapons, Communications, Science, Engineering and Captain. Touch screen stations, a large main viewer and a dramatic lighting system really puts you in the action as a Starship under attack! Please see www.manthebridge.com for more information.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Michael Mesich       Players: 12

Location: Conference Room G-01  System: Artemis SBS by Artemis SBS       Type: Computer

 

BANG BANG Your Dead... BANG      s   r   r   &

A wonderful game of violence, deceit, and violence. Old west card game that is the bestest ever. You are; The Law, an Outlaw, or the Outsider. The fun part is NOBODY knows who is who! How do you figure it out... BANG BANG BANG! Easy to learn, fun to play, and you get to YELL. BANG! Meet new and interesting people, and shoot at them with imaginary bullets. Bang, its what's for dinner.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Chad Peterson         Players: 7

Location: Regency 20      System: Bang! by Mayfair Games   Type: Card

 

Battle for Wesnoth         r   r   &

The Battle for Wesnoth is a turn-based tactical strategy video game with a high fantasy theme. Build up a great army, gradually turning raw recruits into hardened veterans. In later games, recall your toughest warriors and form a deadly host whom none can stand against! There are at least two hundred unit types, sixteen races, six major factions, and hundreds of game years of history.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Rick Tanner            Players: 3

Location: Conference Room H      System: Battle for Westnoth by Battle for Wesnoth Development Team            Type: Computer

 

Bushido        r   r   &

A push your luck set collection/strategy game set in feudal Japan.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 6

Location: Regency 11      System: Bushido by GCT Studios Type: Card

 

Chez Geek      s   r   r   ~  

You can't throw them out - they live here! Life in the apartment complex can be weird. Collect slack while avoiding the losers who will harsh your mellow. Includes Chez Geek 1, 2, and 3, and Slack to the Future. WARNING: Mature themes.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 6

Location: Studio 13-01    System: Chez by Steve Jackson Games       Type: Card

 

Credo          r   r   &

Dissatisfied with the basic doctrines of Christianity? Think you could develop a better structure? Well, here's your chance to step back in ecclesiastical history to the momentous year of 325AD. Answering the summons of Emperor Constantine, can you come together at Nicaea to hash out your philosophical differences and set down a single unifying statement of faith?

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Timothy P. Moore   Players: 4

Location: Board Room 1-09         System: Credo by Chaosium         Type: Card

 

Grinder of the North V          r   c   &

It's red button smashing, kicking, slagging, and clobbering time again. Turn your opponent into spare parts and loose wires. End it all in a blaze of glory and upgrade your ride. As always style counts and aggression is rewarded.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Dean Anderson        Players: 8

Location: Board Room 1-05         System: Classic BattleTech by FASA         Type: Miniatures

 

Hoplomachus: Origins     Y   s   r   r   &

Hoplomachus [ha-ploh-ma-kuss], or "Hoplo" for short, is a hex-based tactical board game set inside gladiatorial arenas. Draft Gladiators from 5 unique Cities and spar with your chosen opponent or attempt the Solo Trials campaign! Hoplo uses a unique combination of premium components: 11.5 gram chips, 3 neoprene gaming mats, and laser etched dice to create dynamic and visually stunning battle scenes.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Adam Carlson, Josh Carlson  Players: 6

Location: Regency 03      System: Hoplomachus by Chip Theory Games         Type: Board

Sponsored by Chip Theory Games

 

Jump Gate      s   r   r   l  

Explore planets, harvest resources, score points! Just don't be a jump hole, okay?

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Peter Jansen            Players: 5

Location: Board Room 2-07         System: Jump Gate 2nd Edition by Matt Worden Games       Type: Board

 

Kingdom Builder Y       r   r   l  

Kingdom Builder players create their own kingdoms by skillfully building their settlements, aiming to earn the most gold at the end of the game. Nine different kinds of terrain are on the variable game board, including locations and castles. Three goal cards guide the most strategic placement of your settlements!

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Bill Nara    Players: 12

Location: Conference Room B-01  System: Kingdom Builder by Queen Games Type: Board

Sponsored by Chess & Strategy Game Association

 

Paperback by Tim Flowers        r   r   l  

This is a combination of word-creation and deck building game. Build words from your hand of letter cards to earn points. Use the points to buy more letters as well as "fame" cards. Player with the greatest amount of fame at game ends wins.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Wendy Terry          Players: 5

Location: Regency 13      System: Paperback by Tim Flowers            Type: Card

 

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game         i   c   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. Play a character composed of a deck of cards & a set of stats; improve them by acquiring new items, allies, spells, & weapons as you explore & overcome challenges. Choose a different scenario each time you play! Optionally participate in Society play, allowing your rewards to travel with you.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 8

Location: Helsinki Room 08        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Pathfinder Card Game Demo    s   r   r   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. In this hour-long learning demo, each player takes the role of a unique character composed of a deck of cards and a set of stats. You'll improve your character by acquiring new items, allies, spells, and weapons as you explore, overcome challenges, and triumph over evil.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Helsinki Room 10        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Phantom Phenomena     s   r   c   &

Play 2 of 6 hour-long quests for level 1 Pathfinder Society characters. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! Bizarre phenomena have tormented the people of southeastern Ustalav for decades, and these events become stronger every year. Hoping to uncover the origins of these flashes of red lightning and spectral hauntings, Dr. Quolorum from the Sincomakti School of Sciences has set out with a team of able-bodied assistants. Can the PCs help the professor unlock the secret that dwells above Lantern Lake?

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Helsinki Room 07        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

Space Pirates vs. Ninjas          r   r   l  

"Plunder is Eternal" Unique card game that becomes a board game of area capture for points. Played over 3 rounds. Players deploy their fleets and bases as they build the galaxy of crime jobs and colonies to plunder. Easy to learn - one page of rules!

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Jeffrey R Sutton       Players: 6

Location: Regency 17      System: Space Pirates vs. Ninjas by Gunny Publications, Inc. Type: Board

 

Speed Circuit: Monza            r   r   l  

This is the classic Formula 1 racing game from the 1970's. Design your car for three laps around the Monza racetrack. A simple game to learn and play.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Chris Johnson         Players: 9

Location: Board Room 1-04         System: Speed Circuit by Avalon Hill        Type: Board

 

Sushi Go!       s   r   r   &

In the super-fast sushi card game Sushi Go!, you are eating at a sushi restaurant and trying to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by. Score points for collecting the most sushi rolls or making a full set of sashimi. And once you've eaten it all, finish your meal with the pudding! May not run the full 2 hours.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Nyree Spurrier         Players: 5

Location: Regency 19      System: Sushi Go! by Adventureland Games            Type: Card

 

The Sprawl: The Fugitive         r   r   &

The year is 2016. America splintered into competing pseudo-governmental corporations when they took effective control of the country in 1995. As part of the newly formed La Causa, you and your tech savvy compatriots are working to maintain freedom and privacy. You've heard word that a fugitive is returning to the Sprawl. The fugitive would prove quite valuable to La Causa.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: William Stenross     Players: 6

Location: Studio 05-02    System: Abstract Dungeon by Sneak Attack Press     Type: RPG

 

Trains Rising Sun        s   r   r   &

Mix of Dominion and a track-laying board game.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Matthew Boehland   Players: 3

Location: Studio 08-01    System: Trains Rising Sun by AEG           Type: Board

 

Vikings     s   r   r   &

Vikings is an economic/placement game. In each of 6 rounds, a random set of 12 tiles & 12 meeples becomes available on the pricing wheel. Players take turns buying & placing meeples, (your scouts & settlers) and tiles to create your islands off the mainland coast. Piece by piece players expand their territory & place their meeples to scout & settle it, scoring points & accumulating wealth.

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Richard Lemanczykafka, Bill Nara       Players: 4

Location: Conference Room B-09  System: Vikings by Z-Man Games Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Zombicide       s   r   r   &

Zombies are everywhere and you must fight for survival. Zombicide is a cooperative game where each player uses their unique ability to help the group escape from the Zombie-infested city. Find a weapon and move out. The buildings are full of Walkers and more keep appearing.  There's no way you can kill them all! Beware the Fatties, fear the Runners, and stop making all that noise, they're coming!

Time Slot: SAT16-18      GM: Donald Bauman       Players: 6

Location: Conference Room F-01  System: Zombicide by Guillotine Games     Type: Miniatures

Saturday 18-20 – runs for 2 hours

 

Artemis Man the Bridge!    s   r   r   l  

Twelve player Man the Bridge! is a spaceship fending off an alien attack in the computer simulations! Bridge positions are Helm/Navigation, Weapons, Communications, Science, Engineering and Captain. Touch screen stations, a large main viewer and a dramatic lighting system really puts you in the action as a Starship under attack! Please see www.manthebridge.com for more information.

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Michael Mesich       Players: 12

Location: Conference Room G-01  System: Artemis SBS by Artemis SBS       Type: Computer

 

Bushido        r   r   &

A push your luck set collection/strategy game set in feudal Japan.

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 6

Location: Regency 11      System: Bushido by GCT Studios Type: Card

 

End of the Line     s   r   r   &

Ever wonder what it would be like to send the Brady Bunch to Thunderdome? Want to see what a world would be like is Soylent Green was meeples? Come check out End of the Line, the board game of post-apocalyptic family survival. And 80 minute-last-person-standing-slug-fest parodying all the best and worst of the genre. EotL will make you celebrate the death of the old world! "Witness You!"

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Seppy Yoon            Players: 5

Location: Regency 16      System: End of the Line by Fight in a Box  Type: Board

Sponsored by Fight in a Box

 

Grinder of the North V          r   c   &

It's red button smashing, kicking, slagging, and clobbering time again. Turn your opponent into spare parts and loose wires. End it all in a blaze of glory and upgrade your ride. As always style counts and aggression is rewarded.

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Dean Anderson        Players: 8

Location: Board Room 1-05         System: Classic BattleTech by FASA         Type: Miniatures

 

Hazard Canyon     s   r   r   l  

A strategy board adventure game set in southwestern United State in the 1920s. Players explore canyons in search of treasure in order to garner fortune and fame. Explorers interact with each other avoiding traps, dangerous animals and other explorers.

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Doug DeMers          Players: 6

Location: Regency 09      System: Hazard Canyon    Type: Board

 

Illuminati       s   r   r   &

The object of Illuminati is to take control of the world. The Phone Company is controlled by creatures from outer space. The Congressional Wives have taken over the Pentagon. Players compete to take control of groups, increasing their wealth and power for further takeovers, until one rules supreme. Every player has different victory conditions!

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 6

Location: Board Room 2-06         System: Illuminati by Steve Jackson Games Type: Card

 

Magical Kitties Save Orphanage   Y   s   r   r   &

The Happy Glade Home for Parent-less Children has run out of money and will soon be shut down. The children have no place else to go, and will be forced to live on the street unless the Magical Kitties can save the orphanage!

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Matthew J. Hanson  Players: 6

Location: Studio 09-04    System: Magical Kitties! by Sneak Attack Press       Type: RPG

 

Orcs, Orcs, Orcs!!          r   r   &

The city of Mordheim is still under siege from every type of war band searching for wyrdstone. The Orc tribes are no exception. Help your fellow boyz capture wyrdstone or try to become the new tribe leader.

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Mark Miller            Players: 6

Location: Oslo Room 09 System: Mordheim by Games Workshop     Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

Parts Unknown         r   r   &

Ever since the ramblings of that crazy Dr. Frankenstein, the race is on to perfect the technique, and the demand for parts is through the roof of the coffin. As an independent businessman, it is your chance to make a killing, prying cash from cold dead fingers. So contact your favorite Birk or some other chop shop resurrections man and start moving some inventory.

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Timothy P. Moore   Players: 5

Location: Board Room 1-09         System: Parts Unknown by CheapAss Games           Type: Board

 

Settlers of America   Y   s   r   r   l  

Look west to make your fortune. As the population grows, resources will dwindle, and the smart money seeks new sources and new markets. Finance your settlers as they head west to build the cities of tomorrow. Link these cities with rails of steel and operate your railroad to supply the townsfolk with goods. To the west lie lands to settle and fortunes to be made!

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: David Jordal           Players: 4

Location: Regency 21      System: Settlers of America by Mayfair Games         Type: Board

 

Takenoko with Expansion    s   r   r   &

Charged with maintaining the Emperor's garden, you must keep it watered and cared for in geometric perfection. If it wasn't bad enough that the Emperor's panda had a tendency to set your work back, the expansion includes Miss Panda and all of the little panda children!

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Eric J. O'Denius      Players: 5

Location: Conference Room E-12  System: Takenoko by Asmodee     Type: Board

 

Tekumel: Jakallan Urban Sprawl    s   r   r   &

As the city of Jakalla expands, the High Clans vie for control, power, and prestige by sponsoring various building projects. The clan with the greatest reputation wields the most power. Each player must garner prestige by controlling districts, building walls, and supporting civic institutions, such as palace offices, shrines, arenas, markets and monuments. Clan honor is the ultimate goal.

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Brett D. Slocum      Players: 8

Location: Studio 06-01    System: Home Rules       Type: Board

 

Too Many Bones     Y   s   r   r   &

Too Many Bones is a light/medium dice RPG board game set inside the fantasy realm. Immerse yourself into the world of a new race, the Furntlings. Team up with other Furnts or go it alone in this co-op/solo campaign and see if you have what it takes to vanquish the foes that rival them! Choose from 6 Furnts, each with unique dice builds and mechanics, and see the challenge unfold before you.

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Adam Carlson, Josh Carlson  Players: 4

Location: Regency 03      System: Too Many Bones by Chip Theory Games    Type: Board

Sponsored by Chip Theory Games

 

Valeria: Card Kingdoms         r   r   &

Tableau building game - like deck building but cards bought go directly into play. Cards work for you on your turn and all players' turns. On your turn roll 2 dice. Activate citizens based of the result of EACH DIE and the sum of both. Next take 2 actions of the following: slay a monster, buy a domain, recruit a citizen, or take any 1 resource. The player with the most victory points at the end wins.

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Jeffrey R Sutton       Players: 5

Location: Regency 17      System: Valeria: Card Kingdoms by Daily Magic Productions            Type: Card

 

Zombie Gauntlet: No Man's Land         s   r   r   &

Phew! You survived the city. Now you are on your way in search of greener pastures. One problem: gas is low and supplies are short. As you scout out the abandoned rest stop just outside a small town, someone next to you groans. "Zombies? Why did it have to be zombies?" You sigh, time to run the gauntlet again.

Time Slot: SAT18-20      GM: Darren Riske           Players: 6

Location: Stockholm Room 01     System: Total AR:SE by Akula's Rules: Skirmish Edition     Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

Saturday 18-22 – runs for 4 hours

 

Aliens: Hunt for the Queen       s   r   r   &

Board game only this year. No miniatures. Players will control all 16 Marine characters in an all-out, fully-loaded, search and destroy mission to find and kill the ALIEN Queen. All optional rules from the basic game and expansion set will be used.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Richard Zierhut       Players: 16

Location: Board Room 2-03         System: Aliens by Leading Edge Games      Type: Board

 

Blade & Crown: The Iron Moon        r   r   &

On the island of Morensia, a civil war is brewing. Your band of mercenaries, the Company of the Iron Moon, resolve to defend your home town of Chaegrae from marauders (read: other mercenaries). You have your small but dedicated force, your native knowledge of the area and half a town wall to work with. You must succeed -- mercenary pride and your own life depend on it. Adventure in Calteir.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Rachel Kronick        Players: 5

Location: Studio 05-06    System: Blade & Crown by NJW Games    Type: RPG

 

Capes and Catastrophe           r   r   ~  

Fiasco is an adult themed GM-less RPG told as a movie in which everything goes wrong. Everyone at the table sets up, plays, and watches the story as nearly everything goes down in flames. The setting is one in which superpowers and mad sciences exist, however you, at best, are 2nd rate. Come in expecting Mystery Men and Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along, and get ready to watch this masked Fiasco unfold.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: JD Stocksett           Players: 4

Location: Studio 13-01    System: Fiasco by Bully Pulpit Games       Type: RPG

 

Celebrity John       s   r   c   l  

You take control by playing John, an insane man with multiple personality disorder. Which today happen to be celebrities of the same name! Come on by and pretend to be famous actors, taking control of a single person. The world is vast, the choices unlimited, and you have control! We are doomed!

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Michael Jerde          Players: 6

Location: Conference Room C-07  System: Everyone is John by Unknown       Type: RPG

 

Cthulhu Wars!     s   r   r   &

Cthulhu Wars is a strategy game. Each player takes on the role of one of the Great Old Ones from the Cthulhu Mythos & using ITS' unique spell abilities, their acolytes/cultists & various faction creatures (each with their own specialized abilities) attempts to rule the ruins of the ancient, but devastated Earth! The 72 (28mm) figures are AHHHHHH!! MAZING!

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Richard Lemanczykafka, Bill Nara       Players: 4

Location: Conference Room B-04  System: Cthulhu Wars by Petersen Games   Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Death on the Wall (1st-4th)     Y   s   r   r   l  

Rage of Demons, Adventure's League players levels 1st to 4th (http://dndadventurersleague.org/). The Premier of "Death on the Wall" (DDEX3-14) will be run at up to four tables, this adventure will not be available for regular league play until March.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: D&D Adventurers League      Players: 20

Location: Studio 02-01    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

 

Dreaming Spires     s   r   r   &

Build your own Oxford! Lead a college through 4 eras: Medieval, Enlightenment, Imperial, and Modern. Attract famous scholars and navigate through historical events. Compete to build the college with the greatest reputation.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Joel Schneider         Players: 5

Location: Conference Room E-09  System: Dreaming Spires by Game Salute   Type: Board

 

Fiasco: Camp Death     s   r   r   &

Camp Clearwater is finally re-opening after the "incident" 20 years ago. They say a bunch of people were murdered. They say they never caught the killer. The camp counselors aren't afraid... but maybe they should be. Join us for collaborative, story-heavy role-playing where you are an ordinary person in a progressively more and more disastrous situation!

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Jennifer Walker        Players: 4

Location: Conference Room C-06  System: Fiasco by Bully Pulpit Games       Type: RPG

 

Heroes Wanted         r   r   &

Heroes Wanted is a tactical board game for superhero hopefuls. Each game you will create a unique superhero to gain as much fame as possible by KO'ing minions, Achieving headlines and thwarting villains. The superhero with the most fame at the end of the game will join the ranks of Champions of Zeta City.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Marla Moyer           Players: 5

Location: Conference Room B-08  System: Heroes Wanted by Action Phase Games       Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Lancaster       s   r   r   l  

Lancaster players proceed from simply being a Lord, to the most powerful ally of the king. In parliament, they try to push laws from which they will benefit themselves most. The player with the most power points at the end of the game is the winner.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Bill Nara    Players: 15

Location: Conference Room B-05  System: Lancaster by Queen Games            Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Miniatures Open Gaming        i   g   &

Terrain Specialties will provide multiple tables of themed terrain and you provide your own painted force for Warhammer 40K/Fantasy, Warmachine/Hordes, Bolt Action WWII, Mordheim, etc. Join in any time throughout the time slot, find an opponent and play one-on-one or multiplayer battles. Arrange a game ahead of time online: http://z15.invisionfree.com/Terrain_Specialties/index.php?showtopic=515

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Darren Riske           Players: 16

Location: Stockholm Room 03     System: Terrain Specialties Various Miniatures        Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

One Flew Over the CooCoo's Nest        s   r   r   ~  

Have you ever wondered what happens to those investigators who have seen too much of the dark side in life? Have you ever wondered what happens to those investigators who have hunted the things that go bump in the night? Have seen the unspeakable? Well they get to take a vacation... a forced vacation. Come and enjoy the life of those who have seen too much...

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Jeff Rothecker          Players: 6

Location: Studio 15-01    System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium        Type: RPG

 

Orion EM-11: Mission: Mars          r   r   &

2036: NASA is sending a crew of 6 to Mars and back on Orion Program mission (EM-1/Exploration Mission-11). The mission has increased importance as an earlier unmanned mission detected life-forms on Mars. Could it be Martians? Fast-paced, Feng Shui/Action movie system.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Albert Choy            Players: 6

Location: Studio 05-01    System: Feng Shui 2 by Atlas Games         Type: RPG

 

Poland 1939 - Dash for Lwow           r   r   &

Retreating from the crumbling Western Front in Poland 1939, the famed Polish 10th Mechanized Division, known as the Black Brigade for their black leather tanker jackets and black berets, falls back toward the city of Lwow. In their way stands the German 1st Mountain Division. 28mm figures will be provided, although players may bring their own 28mm early war Polish or German figures.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Aaron Loomis         Players: 6

Location: Oslo Room 07 System: Bolt Action by Warlord Games      Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

Quelling the Horde (1st-4th)     Y   s   r   r   l  

Rage of Demons, Adventure's League players levels 1st to 4th (http://dndadventurersleague.org/). Quelling the Horde (DDEX3-10) will be run at up to four tables.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: D&D Adventurers League      Players: 20

Location: Studio 02-05    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

 

Rad Astra: Pedal to the Metalstar           r   c   &

Join a band escaped prisoners on the run from Imorta Jove, a tyrannical despot who rules the Junkyard Moons. Only a famed hyperspace key will unlock the jumpgate to escape the system. Face a horde of War-boids, scraplord gangs, and cosmic storms. What a lovely day to meet your mates in Van-Helya! Rules light, mashup of 70s/80s space opera with your fave roadwarrior flicks. Custom classes provided.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Jay MacBride          Players: 6

Location: Studio 04-01    System: X-plorers by Brave Halfling Publishing       Type: RPG

Sponsored by Saturday Night Space Opera

 

Repair the Mill        i   c   &

An adventure in a medieval society. After discreetly avoiding an incident and the embarrassment of Lord Thomas III of Greenhaven, you receive the fullness of his gratitude with a large hamlet in his demesne. With a little effort, everything is in good order except for the mill. It is not working and rumored to be haunted. With harvest only a few months away, you do not have much time.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: David Lowery         Players: 4

Location: Conference Room C-01  System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

Robinson Crusoe    s   r   r   &

Play the parts of shipwreck survivors confronted by an extraordinary adventure. They'll be faced with the challenges of building a shelter, finding food, fighting wild beasts, and protecting themselves from weather changes. Building walls around their homes, animal domestication, constructing weapons and tools from what they find and much more awaits them on the island. Cooperative game.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Matthew Boehland   Players: 3

Location: Studio 08-01    System: Robinson Crusoe by Z-Man Games            Type: Board

 

Ruthlessness     s   r   r   &

Why is it fences these days don't have any compassion? You find a nice little piece of paydata and all you're trying to do is get paid, but this guy just doesn't want to listen to how much work it took to get this! Hang on a second, did you just see something crawling through the garbage strewn through the alley?

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Michael Johnson      Players: 5

Location: Conference Room C-08  System: Shadowrun 4th Ed. by Fanpro       Type: RPG

 

Something Wicked This Way Comes           i   r   &

Fall has come, it seems odd that a carnival would come this late in the season. In fact there are lots of things that don't seem quite right about this carnival. The adults in town don't seem to be concerned; which means it's up to you and your chums to get to the bottom of it.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Steve Tyykila         Players: 6

Location: Studio 09-03    System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium        Type: RPG

 

Star Wars: Relics of the Force            r   c   l  

During the Jedi Purge, a great deal of Jedi knowledge was seized by Darth Vader. Now with the downfall of the Empire, Luke Skywalker has directed a search to recover Jedi holocrons and other artifacts in areas formerly under Imperial control. But the mission will be dangerous; there are some who believe that such relics should be used against the new generation of Jedi instead.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Will Herrmann        Players: 6

Location: Conference Room C-02  System: Star Wars by West End Games      Type: RPG

 

Terrain Specialties Dungeon Crawl        r   r   &

Giants raiding out of the Crystalmist Mountains have kidnapped the Baron's daughter. Your party of brave adventurers has been tasked with defeating the giants and getting her back before it's too late. This highly detailed 3D dungeon crawl uses Dwarven Forge terrain. Characters and figures provided. Rules based on 2nd Ed AD&D, no previous rules knowledge required.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Dan Helmen            Players: 6

Location: Oslo Room 04 System: Battlesystem Skirmishes by TSR   Type: Miniatures

Sponsored by Terrain Specialties

 

The Day Freedom Fell        s   r   r   l  

This fast-paced tactical miniatures game is based on Sentinels of the Multiverse, with each player controlling a hero or villain with unique powers and resources. Take on the mantle of Legacy, Bunker, Tachyon, the Wraith, Absolute Zero, and Ra, as you strive to thwart the machinations of Baron Blade, or stop the rampaging Omnitron-V from destroying Megalopolis.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Mark Cummins       Players: 5

Location: Conference Room F-07  System: Sentinel Tactics by Greater Than Games      Type: Board

 

The Frying Pan or the Fire?    Y       r   r   &

With a hold full of critical supplies for the Rebel Alliance you are in a position with no good options. Hot on your tail is the notorious space pirate Hondo Ohnaka, and dead ahead is the Venator Class Star Destroyer Rampart, and did that last blast just take out the hyperdrive induction coil? You have a bad feeling about this.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Shane Hotakainen    Players: 5

Location: Studio 03-01    System: Star Wars by West End Games      Type: RPG

 

The Halls Of M'Awn'Tee          i   c   ~  

Dungeon crawling with extra Munchkinity! A seriously silly game. Beware the Psycho Squirrel! Remember, if you consider Excalibur a "useful back-up weapon" - you might be a Munchkin.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Ed A. Eastman        Players: 6

Location: Studio 01-02    System: Munchkin d20 by Steve Jackson Games      Type: RPG

 

Tire Wolves - To the Dogs           r   r   ~  

To say your last week was tough is a bit of an understatement but you have made it this far. Through madmen Demigods, Demons and the Zombie Apocalypse and crossing to a different world to fend off the same demon bent on revenge. Now you just go to find your way back home. This is a new episode for CotN 2016.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Link Martineau        Players: 7

Location: Studio 14-01    System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium        Type: RPG

 

When Worlds Collide    Y   s   r   r   l  

The barriers between realms is weakening - and in danger of complete collapse! It's up to you and your fellow heroes to repair the rifts and cracks in the fabric of reality. Be prepared to journey into the unknown on a cosmic quest to repair the universe. Appropriate for all skill levels.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Ben Millard            Players: 6

Location: Studio 05-04    System: Interphaze STEP Combat by Interphaze LLC            Type: LARP

 

Where No Slayer's Gone Before          r   c   ~  

The Slayers and their friends are looking forward to a relaxing summer, with nothing more taxing than a few patrols and some serious time poolside. And maybe helping their Watcher prepare for some panel discussions at a local science fiction convention. Sounds a little weird, but harmless... right?

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Margaret Eastman    Players: 6

Location: Studio 01-01    System: Buffy the Vampire Slayer RPG by Eden Studios       Type: RPG

 

Whip The Beast!        s   r   r   &

"Whip the Beast!" Your chariot is careening towards the first turn at maximum speed. Slam into that loser's chariot! Whip your beast and risk the dreaded beast "FRENZY" and hitting the wall. You may be tossed onto the track! Beast Bait! Enjoy a "friendly race" with the spectacle of the Giant Coliseum, gaudy chariots, rampage of the beasts, road kill... Circus Imperium in large scale. Feeling lucky?

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Quentin Denzene      Players: 10

Location: Conference Room F-02  System: Circus Imperium by FASA           Type: Miniatures

 

Zombicide Team PvP        i   r   &

Think you know Zombicide? See how your team does in an all-in combination of the first three seasons of the world's most popular co-op zombie board game using the optional team rules. Will your team avoid your opponents and make a dash for the objectives, or try to win by taking the fight to your rivals? Familiarity with the rules appreciated.

Time Slot: SAT18-22      GM: Chris R Nelson, Leah Pasillas            Players: 10

Location: Conference Room F-12  System: Zombicide by Guillotine Games     Type: Board

Saturday 18-02 – runs for 8 hours

 

Down in the Underground        i   c   &

OJT is finished! Belle has her team together and is ready to explore the lower levels underneath Kat's Tavern. Treasure and danger await. Got semi-reliable maps and a sharp sword!!! And Chalk and twine... AND we get to loot the guys that didn't make the cut last time!!! Play a Pre-gen or bring your own character 17th level or lower. Prizes for role-playing.

Time Slot: SAT18-02      GM: Roger Mlynczak      Players: 12

Location: Studio 07-02    System: Rolemaster by Iron Crown Enterprise          Type: RPG

Sponsored by Lady Dragon's Treasures, Winona RPSIG Alums

 

Twilight Imperium            i   r   &

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. We will be using both expansions: Shattered Empires and Shards of the Throne.

Time Slot: SAT18-02      GM: Tim Nelson            Players: 6

Location: Board Room 2-08         System: Twilight Imperium (3rd ed.) by Fantasy Flight Games           Type: Board

Saturday 19-24 – runs for 5 hours

 

7-00: The Sky Key Solution     s   i   c   &

A Pathfinder Society special; tables work together in a shared story experience.  New players welcome! The Pathfinder Society has reassembled the Numerian device known as the Sky Key. Initial tests suggest it is capable of projecting a location's past into the present. Now that it has perfected the Sky Key's controls, the Pathfinder Society is prepared to extract a slice of Absalom's history and bring it into the present; however, there's no telling what might be waiting inside — or who in the present might wish to wield the same power.  Written by Crystal Frasier.

Time Slot: SAT19-24      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 120

Location: Elsinore Room 01         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

Saturday 20-22 – runs for 2 hours

 

Artemis Man the Bridge!    s   r   r   l  

Twelve player Man the Bridge! is a spaceship fending off an alien attack in the computer simulations! Bridge positions are Helm/Navigation, Weapons, Communications, Science, Engineering and Captain. Touch screen stations, a large main viewer and a dramatic lighting system really puts you in the action as a Starship under attack! Please see www.manthebridge.com for more information.

Time Slot: SAT20-22      GM: Michael Mesich       Players: 12

Location: Conference Room G-01  System: Artemis SBS by Artemis SBS       Type: Computer

 

Bad Business            r   r   ~  

When a special agent for the Interstellar Commerce Commission finds herself in trouble, she calls in the best backup there is: the United States Colonial Marines.

Time Slot: SAT20-22      GM: Nate Christen          Players: 5

Location: Studio 09-04    System: Savage Worlds by Pinnacle Entertainment Group      Type: RPG

 

Captains of Industry         r   r   &

Become an industrial magnate at the beginning of the twentieth century.  Start and run your industries, set your own prices, and invest in real estate to create demand for your products. Inspired marketing is the key to victory.

Time Slot: SAT20-22      GM: Gene Velasco          Players: 5

Location: Board Room 2-01         System: Captains of Industry by Tasty Minstrel Game           Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Conquest            r   r   &

Conquest is a chess-like strategy game using soldiers, cavalry, chariots, elephants and ships to capture opponents' fortifications or occupy the "quest" towers. Move with a limit of 20 spaces per turn divided between your pieces. Each piece has a limit of spaces, which renews with capture. Classic game from the 70s. Two boards.

Time Slot: SAT20-22      GM: Roger Streeter         Players: 8

Location: Board Room 1-01         System: Conquest by Numbskull Game      Type: Board

 

Exploding Kittens (Combined)            r   r   ~  

The adult card game version of Russian roulette, but with cats that explode, except if you diffuse them. We'll play the NSFW deck mixed with the original deck for a larger game with more players. Easy to learn, quick to play. We will run a few rounds back to back, so all who want to play should get a chance. This is the NSFW (explicit/adult) edition, plus the original cards.

Time Slot: SAT20-22      GM: Kelly Ness  Players: 9

Location: Studio 09-01    System: Exploding Kittens by The Oatmeal Type: Card

 

Fresco      s   r   r   &

Players compete as painters of the cathedral. Player will need to manger their helper, supplies, and money to become the bishop's favorite and win the game. Additions available to add in.

Time Slot: SAT20-22      GM: Aaron Nelson          Players: 4

Location: Board Room 1-03         System: Fresco by Queen Games    Type: Board

 

Isle of Skye     s   r   r   &

Isle of Skye is a tile-laying game with each player building their little kingdoms to score as many points as possible. Different tactics & strategies are used in each game. Managing your money can be tricky, since each turn a player sets the selling price for 2 tiles. A high price is great; only so long as someone actually pays that price! If not, then the seller must buy their own tiles!

Time Slot: SAT20-22      GM: Richard Lemanczykafka, Bill Nara       Players: 5

Location: Conference Room B-09  System: Isle of Skye by Mayfair Games       Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

King of Tokyo    Y       r   r   l  

You are a giant monster on a rampage in Tokyo. Your destructive feats earn you glory in the form of Victory points. It is a fast paced, dice rolling board game of mass destruction. "B" movies come to life in the palms of your hands.

Time Slot: SAT20-22      GM: Marla Moyer           Players: 6

Location: Board Room 2-04         System: King of Tokyo by Iello     Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Masquerade    s   r   r   l  

When unmasked - who will you be? With this thematic card game, attend a renaissance Masquerade and try to discover the identity of your opponents. Who is telling the truth? Who is bluffing? Reveal the truth all while hiding your own true identity!

Time Slot: SAT20-22      GM: Mark Cummins       Players: 10

Location: Conference Room F-06  System: Masquarade Card Game by Repos Production           Type: Card

 

Munchkin (Various)    s   r   r   &

Munchkin now comes in over seventeen different flavors, with multiple expansions and booster packs. We'll be playing whichever genre players want to play. Kick the door down, kill the monsters, take their treasure, stab your buddy. It's the dungeon experience without all that stupid role-playing stuff!

Time Slot: SAT20-22      GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 6

Location: Board Room 2-06         System: Munchkin by Steve Jackson Games            Type: Card

 

The Venture Bros.           r   r   ~  

Rusty has been hard at work trying to perfect his newest invention. Actually he found it in his father's warehouse marked "Danger do not awaken." What could be the harm in it? Everyone has a giant mecha with alien symbols on it, right?

Time Slot: SAT20-22      GM: Gregory T Johnson  Players: 6

Location: Studio 09-02    System: GURPS by Steve Jackson Games   Type: RPG

 

TransAmerica     Y       r   r   l  

TransAmerica is a very simple railway game. Each player has a set of 5 cities strung across the US that need to be connected by rail. Players place either 1 or 2 rails each turn. The game ends when the first player completes a connected route between his 5 cities. The player who can make the best use of the other players' networks is generally victorious.

Time Slot: SAT20-22      GM: Bill Nara    Players: 18

Location: Conference Room B-01  System: TransAmerica by Rio Grande Games           Type: Board

Sponsored by Chess & Strategy Game Association

 

Archer & the Canadian Pirates          r   r   ~  

Join Sterling Archer and company as they try and thwart the plans of an... evil?... group of Canadian Pirates that have taken Katya hostage. Take the plan of attack and Archerize it. Play as Ray, Lana, Mallory, Cyril, Pam and Archer himself! This game is rated M for mature it contains strong language and adult situations. This game is in the DANGER ZONE! Note this game may not go to the full 6 hours.

Time Slot: SAT20-02      GM: Jim Spurrier            Players: 6

Location: Studio 13-02    System: Over the Edge by Atlas Games       Type: RPG

Saturday 20-02 – runs for 6 hours

 

Crossfire            r   r   &

Crossfire is an open source, cooperative multiplayer graphical RPG and adventure game. Since its initial release, Crossfire has grown to encompass over 150 monsters, about 3000 maps to explore, an elaborate magic system, 13 races, 15 character classes, a system of skills, and many artifacts and treasures. Crossfire is based in a medieval fantasy world and is similar to other games of this genre.

Time Slot: SAT20-02      GM: Rick Tanner            Players: 8

Location: Conference Room H      System: Crossfire by Crossfire Development Team    Type: Computer

 

Dungeon Hordefunding Campaign          r   r   ~  

Shamina's favorite dungeon gameshow lies ruined, quickly being forgotten by a jaded audience of rich lazy mages. It's up to you, high-fantasy hipster, to revitalize your most unironically nostalgic pastime with a brand new concept: hordefunding! Can you make it through the ruins, entice the sponsors and achieve all the "Stretch Goals"? It's either that, or go back to retail at DungeonMart. Uncool.

Time Slot: SAT20-02      GM: Justin T. Williams  Players: 5

Location: Studio 14-02    System: Homebrew by Limestone Publishing           Type: RPG

 

Lost City of Barakus            i   c   &

The party sets its courts for The Vale of the Snake where the escaped avatar of Set has fled to gather an army to conquer the world. Can they stop what they set free so long ago? If so, can they return home in time to stop legions of devils from invading their lands? Does the Vault of the Drow contain anything that will aid the party? All are welcome! Come and go as you please!

Time Slot: SAT20-02      GM: Burl Zorn   Players: 999

Location: Conference Room C-05  System: Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 by Wizards of the Coast  Type: RPG

 

Operation Two Penny Farthing            r   r   l  

A phony coin for a phoney war. Seven months since Germany invaded Poland, and France and the UK declared war. The British Expeditionary Force stands poised along the Maginot Line holding the German forces at the Dyle River. The only active fighting is between reconnaissance patrols. Now March, N has ordered you to join a recon mission to Dinant, find the numismatist Münze, and recover his collection.

Time Slot: SAT20-02      GM: Gary M. Travis       Players: 6

Location: Studio 03-02    System: World War Cthulhu by Cubicle 7  Type: RPG

 

Princess Zira & the Jungle Ruins    s   r   r   &

Princess Zira and her entourage have been kidnapped on their way to a peace conference. Survive the trials of AyoXatl, a ruined city in the jungle, including cultists of the Outer Space Goddess and the Beast of AyoXatl. Experience Tekumel during the Latter Times, only a couple thousand years after the entire star system was sucked into a pocket dimension, in this Sword and Planet adventure.

Time Slot: SAT20-02      GM: Brett D. Slocum      Players: 6

Location: Studio 06-01    System: Warriors of The Red Planet by Studio Denmark        Type: RPG

Saturday 22-24 – runs for 2 hours

 

Artemis Man the Bridge!    s   r   r   l  

Twelve player Man the Bridge! is a spaceship fending off an alien attack in the computer simulations! Bridge positions are Helm/Navigation, Weapons, Communications, Science, Engineering and Captain. Touch screen stations, a large main viewer and a dramatic lighting system really puts you in the action as a Starship under attack! Please see www.manthebridge.com for more information.

Time Slot: SAT22-24      GM: Michael Mesich       Players: 12

Location: Conference Room G-01  System: Artemis SBS by Artemis SBS       Type: Computer

 

Exploding Kittens NSFW        s   r   r   ~  

Play the Not Safe For Work version of the game that made Kickstarter history! Exploding Kittens NSFW is a highly-strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette that contains an excessive amount of butts and boobs and dragons. Easy to learn and fun to play. Adults Only!

Time Slot: SAT22-24      GM: Jennifer Godfrey       Players: 8

Location: Studio 01-01    System: Exploding Kittens NSFW by The Oatmeal  Type: Card

 

Shadows Over Camelot       s   r   r   &

Each player represents a knight of the Round Table and they must collaborate to overcome a number of quests. Completed quests place white swords on the Round Table; failed quests add black swords and/or siege engines around Camelot. The knights are trying to build a majority of white swords on the Table before Camelot falls. But beware, there could be a traitor among you!

Time Slot: SAT22-24      GM: Bill Nara    Players: 14

Location: Conference Room B-07  System: Shadows Over Camelot by Queen games     Type: Board

Sponsored by First Minnesota Historical Wargaming Society

 

Smoking Aces            r   r   &

A strategy poker hybrid card game for 2 - 8 players.

Time Slot: SAT22-24      GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 8

Location: Board Room 1-07         System: Smoking Aces by PawnJoker Games           Type: Card

 

Spelljammer: Elven Marines          r   c   &

A routine Wildspace patrol becomes a fight for survival when the Elf-O'-War Titania encounters a fleet of pirates and a mysterious dwarven asteroid mine. Join us for an exciting military science-fantasy adventure set in the classic Spelljammer campaign setting. All materials provided. Just bring dice!

Time Slot: SAT22-24      GM: Casey Garske          Players: 6

Location: Studio 04-01    System: Dungeons & Dragons, 5th ed. by Wizards of the Coast          Type: RPG

Sponsored by Saturday Night Space Opera

 

Steve Jackson Speed Gaming       s   r   r   &

Want to learn about some Steve Jackson games without committing to 4 hrs?  We'll show & tell & play some of whatever people feel like: Awful Green Things, Car Wars Card game, Car Wars, Castellan, Chez, various dice games, Illuminati, Mars Attacks, Munchkin, Munchkin Quest, Munchkin Treasure Hunt, Nanuk, Ogre, Revolution!, Tile Chess, Trophy Buck, The Stars Are Right, Zombie Dice.

Time Slot: SAT22-24      GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 6

Location: Board Room 2-06         System: Various Steve Jackson Games by Steve Jackson Games          Type: Special Event

 

What happens at Midimaze...     Y   s   r   r   l  

There have been cries from the Midiproletariat for guidance!  Here, then, is a series of games run by King Midi for the people.  We will play whatever anyone who shows up is interested in playing and fabulous prizes will be awarded!  If you don't score a ticket, come by anyway...who knows what could happen?

Time Slot: SAT22-24      GM: Jim Beecher            Players: 15

Location: Conference Room H      System: Midi Maze by Hybrid Arts            Type: Computer

Saturday 22-02 – runs for 4 hours

 

Cthulhu Wakes Up Seattle!     s   r   r   ~  

The SCFA gets a telegram. Dr. Armitage of Arkham U warns a recent kidnapping of a local heiress has occult origins. Which of the 100 SCFA members will show up in this Lovecraftian event? Event offered 2X w/ End All Be All 2.01 (FRI22-02>SUN14-18) & 2X w/ Feng Shui 2 (SAT10-14>SAT22-02). Same props, different rules, real cool! Play 4X w/ a different character. Just do not let on!

Time Slot: SAT22-02      GM: Mark Hinterthuer     Players: 6

Location: Studio 15-02    System: Feng Shui 2 by Atlas Games         Type: RPG

 

Dead of Winter    s   r   r   &

Each player controls a small, weakened colony of survivors in a world where most of humanity is either dead or diseased, flesh-craving monsters. Dead of Winter is a meta-cooperative psychological survival game. This means players are working together toward one common victory condition - but for each individual player to achieve victory, he must also complete his personal secret objective.

Time Slot: SAT22-02      GM: Matthew Boehland   Players: 4

Location: Studio 08-01    System: Dead of Winter by Plaid Hat Games            Type: Board

 

Last Tale of the Forlorn Hope        s   r   r   &

This raggedy old bar on the edge of the CZ hasn't seen any real action in over twenty years. Now some corps want to buy it up, and all of a sudden every choomba with a fresh-printed 9mm is up in arms. Well, better go see what the fuss is all about... -a Cyberpunk 2020 adventure (set in 2045!)

Time Slot: SAT22-02      GM: David Corgan          Players: 6

Location: Studio 03-04    System: Cyberpunk 2020 by R. Talisorian Games    Type: RPG

 

Lewis & Clark Expedition          i   r   &

Another recent Eurogame encountered at GenCon 2015, this game contains the true histories of 85 people connected with the Lewis and Clark expedition! Be the first to get your party to Fort Clatsop in Oregon and winter over safely. Some experience with "Euro games" recommended.

Time Slot: SAT22-02      GM: Eric J. O'Denius      Players: 5

Location: Conference Room E-12  System: Lewis & Clark Expedition by Asmodee       Type: Board

 

Raising the Edmund Fitzgerald        r   r   ~  

The year is 2075 the time is finally right to raise up that which has been down deep for too long. The technology is finally right the skilled people to do it are right even the stars are right for such a fortuitous event. At nearly the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Big Fitz. It will rise up. This was run as round 3 of the Novus Ordo Seclorum Tournament @ Gencon 2015.

Time Slot: SAT22-02      GM: Link Martineau        Players: 7

Location: Studio 14-01    System: Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium        Type: RPG

Saturday 24-02 – runs for 2 hours

 

Nanuk     s   r   r   l  

In Nanuk, players make boasts for how long they can stay on the trail and how much they will bring home. Each boast must be greater than the one before, until one hunter refuses to raise the boast, saying "You're doomed!" Then the hunt begins. Will the hunt leader make good on his boast, or will the doomers be right? Every player decides secretly to help... or to let it fail.

Time Slot: SAT24-02      GM: Brian S. Anderson   Players: 8

Location: Board Room 2-06         System: Nanuk by Steve Jackson Games     Type: Card

 

Smoking Aces            r   r   &

A strategy poker hybrid card game for 2 - 8 players.

Time Slot: SAT24-02      GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 8

Location: Board Room 1-07         System: Smoking Aces by PawnJoker Games           Type: Card

Sunday Events

Sunday 08-10 – runs for 2 hours

 

China          r   r   l  

China is an abstracted game of political influence in China. Players use cards to place pieces (Houses or Emissaries) into the nine regions on the board. At game end, players then score for having majorities of emissaries in two adjacent regions. Players also score for having four or more houses in an uninterrupted sequence along one of the roads on the board.

Time Slot: SUN08-10      GM: David Chau            Players: 5

Location: Regency 14      System: China by Uberplay           Type: Board

 

Isle of Skye     s   r   r   &

This is a quick-to-learn tile-laying game where the player attempts to form geographic features for points. A unique scoring system encourages players to emphasize certain things early in the game but different things later. Now with more cute sheep!

Time Slot: SUN08-10      GM: Eric J. O'Denius      Players: 5

Location: Board Room 1-07         System: Isle of Skye by Mayfair Games       Type: Board

 

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game         i   c   &

Enter a world of adventure with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, a cooperative game for 1 to 4 players. Play a character composed of a deck of cards & a set of stats; improve them by acquiring new items, allies, spells, & weapons as you explore & overcome challenges. Choose a different scenario each time you play! Optionally participate in Society play, allowing your rewards to travel with you.

Time Slot: SUN08-10      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 8

Location: Helsinki Room 08        System: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game by Paizo Publishing            Type: Card

 

Steampunk Rally    s   r   r   l  

Take on the role of Tesla, Curie, Edison, and other famous inventors in a race to build the craziest steam-powered contraption and beat your opponents to the finish line. This 2015 Kickstarted game combines dice-based worker placement and card drafting on a racetrack.

Time Slot: SUN08-10      GM: John Vestrum          Players: 8

Location: Regency 20      System: Steampunk Rally by Roxley Games            Type: Board

 

Wake Up With Cosmic Encounter            r   r   &

CE returns in the Sunday morning slot! Eat some donuts, drink some coffee, and use your alien power(s) to capture 5 bases and control the universe! (Donuts and coffee may not be provided.)

Time Slot: SUN08-10      GM: Michael Miller, Peter Jansen  Players: 12

Location: Conference Room E-07  System: Cosmic  Encounter by Fantasy Flight Games           Type: Board

Sunday 09-14 – runs for 5 hours

 

4-03: The Golemworks Incident (5-9)           i   c   &

The Golemworks Incident is a Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 5 to 9.  When the Golemworks in Magnimar starts reporting some "problems" with their most recent batch of golems, the PCs are sent to investigate in the hope that the Pathfinder Society can get on good terms with the influential arcane organization.  Written by Larry Wilhelm.

Time Slot: SUN09-14      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 12

Location: Helsinki Room 03        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

6-10: The Wounded Wisp (1-2)        s   r   c   &

A PFS scenario for levels 1 to 2; new Pathfinder RPG players welcome!  More than 400 years have transpired since the Pathfinder Society began in a humble tavern that has quietly weathered the centuries without incident. When a routine errand there uncovers a clue left behind by one of the founding Pathfinders, it's up to the PCs to solve a puzzle whose pieces are scattered across Absalom — and whose prize dates back to the Society's darkest years.  Written by Thurston Hillman.

Time Slot: SUN09-14      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 09         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-09: The Blakros Connection (5-9)        i   c   &

A Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for levels 5-9.  A recent attack on the Grand Lodge became all the more heinous when one of the invading agents employed an eldritch relic to abduct a high-ranking Pathfinder. In order to release the captive, the Society must understand the relic and track down the fleeing operative—a mission that leads the PCs into Absalom's most prestigious archives to uncover a dark secret.  Bring your chronicle from Pathfinder Society Special #6–98: Serpents Rise.  Written by Robert Brookes.

Time Slot: SUN09-14      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Helsinki Room 02        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-10: The Consortium Compact (1-2)        s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 1 to 2. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome!

Time Slot: SUN09-14      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 6

Location: Elsinore Room 10         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-12: TBD (Premiere) (1-5)      s   r   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 5 and under. This scenario is premiering in the area at Con of the North! New Pathfinder RPG players welcome!

Time Slot: SUN09-14      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 18

Location: Elsinore Room 06         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-14: TBD (Premiere) (1-5)      s   i   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 5 and Under. This scenario is premiering in the area at Con of the North!

Time Slot: SUN09-14      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 18

Location: Elsinore Room 01         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

7-15: TBD (Premiere) (3-7)          i   c   &

A Pathfinder Society scenario for levels 3 to 7. This scenario is premiering in the area at Con of the North!

Time Slot: SUN09-14      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 12

Location: Elsinore Room 04         System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

 

We Be Goblins Too    s   r   c   &

A PFS module for level 4 pregen goblins. New Pathfinder RPG players welcome! The goblin heroes of the Licktoad tribe go to join the neighboring goblin tribe, the Birdcrunchers. The good news is that they are willing to let the goblin heroes join their tribe... and be their new chieftain. The bad news is that they'll need to endure a series of dangerous and humiliating tests. The worse news is that Birdcruncher chieftains have really short lifespans—they're being killed by the pet fire-breathing boar of a local ogre. Can the four heroes save the Birdcrunchers and become their new leaders?

Time Slot: SUN09-14      GM: Pathfinder Society    Players: 4

Location: Helsinki Room 01        System: Pathfinder by Paizo Publishing      Type: RPG

Sunday 10-12 – runs for 2 hours

 

Artemis Man the Bridge!    s   r   r   l  

Twelve player Man the Bridge! is a spaceship fending off an alien attack in the computer simulations! Bridge positions are Helm/Navigation, Weapons, Communications, Science, Engineering and Captain. Touch screen stations, a large main viewer and a dramatic lighting system really puts you in the action as a Starship under attack! Please see www.manthebridge.com for more information.

Time Slot: SUN10-12      GM: Michael Mesich       Players: 12

Location: Conference Room G-01  System: Artemis SBS by Artemis SBS       Type: Computer

 

Bushido        r   r   &

A push your luck set collection/strategy game set in feudal Japan.

Time Slot: SUN10-12      GM: Nicholas Markgraf    Players: 6

Location: Regency 11      System: Bushido by GCT Studios Type: Card

 

Castle Panic        r   r   l  

The orcs are attacking! Defend your castle from the invaders, but be warned that you only have so many reinforcements in each ring and color arc!

Time Slot: SUN10-12      GM: Michael Miller        Players: 6

Location: Conference Room E-07  System: Castle Panic by Fireside Games     Type: Board

 

Crossfire            r   r   &

Crossfire is an open source, cooperative multiplayer graphical RPG and adventure game. Since its initial release, Crossfire has grown to encompass over 150 monsters, about 3000 maps to explore, an elaborate magic system, 13 races, 15 character classes, a system of skills, and many artifacts and treasures. Crossfire is based in a medieval fantasy world and is similar to other games of this genre.

Time Slot: SUN10-12      GM: Rick Tanner            Players: 8

Location: Conference Room H      System: Crossfire by Crossfire Development Team    Type: Computer

Sponsored by Real Time

 

Dojo Defense        s   r   r   &

You and your band of fellow ninjas must defend your Dojo from an onslaught of plundering pirates. Build up the walls and slice your way through wave after wave until all of the pirate captains are dead in this worker placement tower defense game. And who knows, if there is time maybe a few (hundred) zombies will show up.

Time Slot: SUN10-12      GM: Scott Mims            Players: 4

Location: Regency 09      System: Dojo Defense      Type: Board

 

Encore!    s   r   r   &

The musical singing sensation game, and now in its fourth year by popular demand. Even if there are no tickets, show up - no problem! Think of a random word, such as "straight" or a theme such as "campfire songs." Now think of eight consecutive words from a song using "straight" or eight words of a "campfire song."

Time Slot: SUN10-12      GM: Eric J. O'Denius      Players: 12

Location: Studio 15-02    System: Encore by Parker Brothers Type: Board

 

End of the Line     s   r   r   &

Ever wonder what it would be like to send the Brady Bunch to Thunderdome? Want to see what a world would be like is Soylent Green was meeples? Come check out End of the Line, the board game of post-apocalyptic family survival. And 80 minute-last-person-standing-slug-fest parodying all the best and worst of the genre. EotL will make you celebrate the death of the old world! "Witness You!"

Time Slot: SUN10-12      GM: Seppy Yoon            Players: 5

Location: Regency 16      System: