Although it’s not till November 7th to 9th, I’ve been asked by some folks to list my GameHoleCon events. Badge and event registration are happening now, and a few of these events are already nearly filled, so grab ’em while they’re hot!
- Fri Slot 1, 08:00 AM
Special Event! D6xD6 CORE RPG/Dragon Dice Crossover Dungeon Crawl (4 hrs)
In 1995, Lester Smith’s Dragon Dice won an Origins Award for Best Fantasy or Science-Fiction Board Game. Its fans created SFR, Inc., to keep the game in publication after TSR’s demise. This year, Popcorn Press is releasing Les’s D6xD6 RPG, and the world of Dragon Dice is officially one of the settings. Come play with the designer in this crossover event and walk away with a special D6xD6.com promo die and business card character sheet!
- Fri Slot 6, 06:00 PM
Clashing Blades Card Game Tournament (4 hrs)
Learn to swordfight with a specially designed poker deck by Lester Smith. Then square off against opponents in a standard one-on-one tournament. Each first-round winner will keep a deck. The tournament winner will also receive a standing trophy.
- Sat Slot 1, 08:00 AM
Special Event! D6xD6 CORE RPG B-Movie Madness (4 hrs)
Can your B-movie actor keep a career alive in “A time when men were men, women were women, and monsters were rubber!?” Play with D6xD6 RPG designer Lester Smith in this campaign setting by Bradley K. McDevitt of It Came from the Late, Late, Late Show fame and walk away with a special D6xD6.com promo die and business card character sheet!
- Sat Slot 5, 04:00 PM
Special Event! SuperPower SmackDown Dice Game (2 hrs)
When costumed heroes first meet, they almost always brawl. Lester Smith’s new pub-style dice game lets you choose one of five classic hero types and do battle with an opponent. Come talk some smack and show just why your hero is the best.
- Sun Slot 1, 08:00 AM
The Mother of all Monster Cons, Monster Con! Card Game (4 hrs)
In this card game event, up to 16 classic monsters enter the Monster Con convention; only one leaves with the girl. Will that lucky monster be you? Players will each keep the monster suit they play; one lucky player (at random) will also receive a full deck.
It’s also my plan to attend the following events featuring Douglas Niles:
- Fri Slot 3, 12:00 PM
Special Event! Altering History: A Seminar by Douglas Niles (2 hrs)
The author of Final Failure: Eyeball to Eyeball, an alternate history novel about the Cuban Missile Crisis, will discuss the concept of speculative fiction with a philosophy based on Isaac Asimov’s seminal time travel novel The End of Eternity. Niles will also outline alternate history strategies used by Harry Turtledove – Dean Koontz, and some of the WW2 stories that Niles co-wrote with Michael Dobson.
- Fri Slot 5, 04:00 PM
Watershed RPG Scenario (4 hrs), D6xD6 RPG Rules
Douglas Niles, the author of the epic fantasy The Watershed Trilogy will introduce a role-playing scenario based in that unique realm. This will be the premiere appearance of this setting in a role-playing format.