U-Con Gaming Convention November 11-13, 2016, Ypsilanti, Michigan
Role Playing, Card Games, Board Games, Miniatures, LARPs, Specialty Tracks, Exhibitors' Hall, Auction, and much more!

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Role Playing

Friday

10a

5159 Cortex Plus: Affects of the Void (ep 2), GM: Laura Hamel, 5 players, No XP/Average, Friday 10a-2p. Sequel to "The Way We Were" from U-Con 2014. Imprisoned in a government facility on a remote planet for supposed (or actual) crimes, you have been the subject of experiments verging on torture. Having escaped, you and your fellow fugitives are stuck in a remote system. This universe is a mashup of Firefly, Cowboy Bebop, and Farscape. Adults Only (18+) Seminar 4. $3.00

2p

5566 Games on Demand - GENERICS ONLY, GM: Games On Demand, 0 players, No XP/Average, Friday 2p-6p. Choose from a variety of games: Fate, Cortex Plus, Monster of the Week, Star Wars, Fiasco, Primetime Adventures, and more! Game selection priority is first-come-first-serve, regardless of the type of ticket you hold. RIBBONS AND GENERICS (2) ONLY! https://www.ucon-gaming.org/program/games-on-demand/ General Audience (13+) Conference A. $3.00

7p

5567 Games on Demand - GENERICS ONLY, GM: Games On Demand, 0 players, No XP/Average, Friday 7p-11p. Choose from a variety of games: Fate, Cortex Plus, Monster of the Week, Star Wars, Fiasco, Primetime Adventures, and more! Game selection priority is first-come-first-serve, regardless of the type of ticket you hold. RIBBONS AND GENERICS (2) ONLY! https://www.ucon-gaming.org/program/games-on-demand/ General Audience (13+) Conference A. $3.00

8p

5214 Cortex Plus: The Nature of Revenge (ep 3), GM: Laura Hamel, 5 players, No XP/Simple, Friday 8p-12a. Imprisoned in a government facility on a remote planet for supposed (or actual) crimes, you were the subject of illegal experiments with a new biotechnology. Now, it's time to deliver retribution to those who have wronged you. A space opera story of revenge, and finale to "The Way We Were" series, set in the near future with jumpgate technology and governments run by interstellar corporations. It is helpful if you have played previous episodes, but not necessary. Adults Only (18+) Seminar 4. $3.00

10p

5990 CANCELLED - Follow: A new one-shot Storytelling Game, GM: Rocko George, 0 players, Some XP/Average, Friday 10p-12a. In Follow, by Ben Robbins, we create characters and tell the story of our great Quest together. Our choices are important, and will determine our fate. Players (and our characters) vote to determine the outcome of our actions, and luck plays a role too. Will our Fellowship succeed or fail? Will we live to see it? Where will our lives take us afterward? Only time, and The Stones, will tell. Adults Only (18+) Ballroom Table 422. $1.50

Saturday

9a

5568 Games on Demand - GENERICS ONLY, GM: Games On Demand, 0 players, No XP/Average, Saturday 9a-1p. Choose from a variety of games: Fate, Cortex Plus, Monster of the Week, Star Wars, Fiasco, Primetime Adventures, and more! Game selection priority is first-come-first-serve, regardless of the type of ticket you hold. RIBBONS AND GENERICS (2) ONLY! https://www.ucon-gaming.org/program/games-on-demand/ General Audience (13+) Conference A. $3.00

2p

5239 Dungeon World, GM: John Corey, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Saturday 2p-6p. The story-driven RPG with an old school feel! Please join me in an improvisational session of Dungeon World. We will create characters, and play through an improvised, collaborative adventure. If you have ever wanted to try a "story game", this is the one to start with. It's modern, exciting, narrative style create a fast-paced adventure with an old school feel. Perfect for people with tons of experience, or for those that are new to RPGs. General Audience (13+) Conference H Table 3. $3.00

5569 Games on Demand - GENERICS ONLY, GM: Games On Demand, 0 players, No XP/Average, Saturday 2p-6p. Choose from a variety of games: Fate, Cortex Plus, Monster of the Week, Star Wars, Fiasco, Primetime Adventures, and more! Game selection priority is first-come-first-serve, regardless of the type of ticket you hold. RIBBONS AND GENERICS (2) ONLY! https://www.ucon-gaming.org/program/games-on-demand/ General Audience (13+) Conference A. $3.00

5653 Leverage: The Columbia Job, GM: We Hate Bards, 5 players, No XP/Average, Saturday 2p-6p. The Leverage crew is approached by local Boston city councilman Patrick Gibson, who tells them that his daughter has recently been tricked into joining a cult, and is now being held prisoner. It's up to the team to rescue Gibson's daughter and stop the cult once and for all, before they move onto their final, terrifying goal. GM: Ben Curtis. Adults Only (18+) Conference C Table 4. $3.00

3p

5779 Fiasco: Dysfunctions and Dragons, GM: Alan Terlep, 5 players, No XP/Simple, Saturday 3p-6p. Game night gets...complicated. Before the players are done, there may be heartbreak, bloodshed, and pillaging, and not just in the game! Fiasco is "the game of powerful ambition and poor impulse control," and who fits that description better than gamers? This is a Fiasco playset set at a D&D game night. Players build a web of relationships and conflicts, then take turns telling the story of your characters. As the game progresses, the players take turns telling the story, with a bit of randomness thrown in for good measure. Adults Only (18+) Conference B Table 1. $3.00

7p

5570 Games on Demand - GENERICS ONLY, GM: Games On Demand, 0 players, No XP/Average, Saturday 7p-11p. Choose from a variety of games: Fate, Cortex Plus, Monster of the Week, Star Wars, Fiasco, Primetime Adventures, and more! Game selection priority is first-come-first-serve, regardless of the type of ticket you hold. RIBBONS AND GENERICS (2) ONLY! https://www.ucon-gaming.org/program/games-on-demand/ General Audience (13+) Conference A. $3.00

10p

5991 Microscope: the Storytelling Game of Epic History!, GM: Rocko George, 3 players, Some XP/Average, Saturday 10p-12a. Learn to play Microscope, where anything is possible. Play a history that spans millions of years, or a single tragic day. Delve into the childhood memories of your two favorite characters, or perhaps become them as they fight to the death. Save the city, watch planets explode, play with magic and science, and find out how the universe was created. Board gamers and role-players alike will all have a wild time with Microscope. It is a hybrid storytelling system: a wonderful mixture of role playing and board game mechanics played without a GM. For those who enjoy massive world building, history creation, character development, and much more. It can be played as a one-shot or over many sessions, or can be added to any other rpg system to super-charge new games. A great tool for GMs who want their rpgs to be more exciting and players to be fully invested. Come learn how to play! Adults Only (18+) Ballroom Table 301. $1.50

Sunday

9a

5366 Microscope: Build an Epic History in 4 Hours, GM: John Corey, 5 players, No XP/Average, Sunday 9a-1p. You'll build the story from the outside in. You'll decide the big picture, the grand scheme of history, and then burrow down and carve out the details. Microscope is the game of fractal role-playing game of epic histories by Ben Robbins. Winner - Most Innovative New Product
Gaming Genius Awards 2011 Finalist - RPG Game of the Year
Golden Geek Awards 2011, 2012 Beginners welcome! General Audience (13+) Conference H Table 3. $3.00

5571 Games on Demand - GENERICS ONLY, GM: Games On Demand, 0 players, No XP/Average, Sunday 9a-1p. Choose from a variety of games: Fate, Cortex Plus, Monster of the Week, Star Wars, Fiasco, Primetime Adventures, and more! Game selection priority is first-come-first-serve, regardless of the type of ticket you hold. RIBBONS AND GENERICS (2) ONLY! https://www.ucon-gaming.org/program/games-on-demand/ General Audience (13+) Conference A. $3.00

2p

5158 Cortex Plus: The Nature of Revenge (ep 3), GM: Laura Hamel, 5 players, No XP/Simple, Sunday 2p-6p. Imprisoned in a government facility on a remote planet for supposed (or actual) crimes, you were the subject of illegal experiments with a new biotechnology. Now, it's time to deliver retribution to those who have wronged you. A space opera story of revenge, and finale to "The Way We Were" series, set in the near future with jumpgate technology and governments run by interstellar corporations. It is helpful if you have played previous episodes, but not necessary. Adults Only (18+) Seminar 4. $3.00

5572 Games on Demand - GENERICS ONLY, GM: Games On Demand, 0 players, No XP/Average, Sunday 2p-6p. Choose from a variety of games: Fate, Cortex Plus, Monster of the Week, Star Wars, Fiasco, Primetime Adventures, and more! Game selection priority is first-come-first-serve, regardless of the type of ticket you hold. RIBBONS AND GENERICS (2) ONLY! https://www.ucon-gaming.org/program/games-on-demand/ General Audience (13+) Conference A. $3.00