U-Con Gaming Convention November 11-13, 2016, Ypsilanti, Michigan
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Board and Card Games

Friday

10a

5178 Tales of the Arabian Nights: Aladdin Sane, GM: Stewart Tame, 5 players, No XP/Complex, Friday 10a-2p. Back by popular demand! Journey back to the days of Sinbad and Aladdin, of Djinni and Marids, sandstorms, and more! I like to describe this as a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure on steroids. Players take on the roles of famous characters of myth and legend. Go on quests to earn Fame and Story points. The emphasis is more on storytelling than winning or losing. Adventure awaits! Will you seek it with us? General Audience (13+) Ballroom Table 207. $3.00

Saturday

9a

5177 Dilbert: The Board Game: Cubicle Frolics in Hell, GM: Stewart Tame, 5 players, No XP/Simple, Saturday 9a-11a. You've escaped the drudgery of your 9 to 5 cubicle job for a weekend at U*Con. Now come play a simulation of 9 to 5 drudgery! Like Call of Cthulhu, only with happiness instead of sanity points. The player with the most happiness at the end of the game wins. Avoid projects and thwart your coworkers in this board game based on the comic strip. General Audience (13+) Ballroom Table 205. $1.50

7p

5180 Lanterns: Harvest Festival, GM: Stewart Tame, 3 players, No XP/Simple, Saturday 7p-8p. A colorful tile-laying game of great beauty. Make your offerings and collect colored lanterns. Earn points by turning in sets. Every tile you lay earns cards for all players, so plan your strategy well. Family Friendly (7+) Ballroom Table 206. $1.50

Sunday

9a

5179 Tales of the Arabian Nights: Aladdin Sane Redux, GM: Stewart Tame, 5 players, No XP/Complex, Sunday 9a-1p. First session full? Here's another! See Friday's description for details. General Audience (13+) Ballroom Table 207. $3.00

Role Playing

Friday

9a

5790 D&D 5e OSR: Whispers of Starfall, GM: Troy Mepyans, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Friday 9a-1p. In an ancient world of magic and wonder, a sinister plot to steal immortality from the elves and upset the very balance of the world, begins to unfold in the town of Hyran. What begins as a series of seemingly unconnected adventures has the characters questioning what is truly happening beneath the surface when mysterious clues begin to tie them together. "Whispers of Starfall" is the first adventure in a new campaign using the Fifth Edition OSR for Dungeons and Dragons, published by Dragon-Knight Publishing. Family Friendly (7+) Conference G Table 4. $3.00

10a

5748 D&D 5e: Whispers of Starfall, GM: Jon Neddo, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Friday 10a-2p. A little known race of elves is on the brink of extinction. Twists, turns, tricks and traps, all lead to a life changing event. Play with the authors and experience the magic that is Starfall. Family Friendly (7+) Conference G Table 3. $3.00

2p

5791 D&D 5e OSR: Whispers of Starfall, GM: Troy Mepyans, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Friday 2p-6p. In an ancient world of magic and wonder, a sinister plot to steal immortality from the elves and upset the very balance of the world, begins to unfold in the town of Hyran. What begins as a series of seemingly unconnected adventures has the characters questioning what is truly happening beneath the surface when mysterious clues begin to tie them together. "Whispers of Starfall" is the first adventure in a new campaign using the Fifth Edition OSR for Dungeons and Dragons, published by Dragon-Knight Publishing. Family Friendly (7+) Conference G Table 4. $3.00

3p

5166 D&D (3.5e): Brothers, GM: Bill Weimann, 6 players, Some XP/Simple, Friday 3p-7p. The town of Rennydale has been raided and attacked by evil creatures. The Oakfist brothers have been asked to find out why there is an increase in raids and attacks, and put a stop to them. Will the brothers succeed and put an end to the night terrors, or will they become more casualties of war? General Audience (13+) Conference F Table 4. $3.00

5559 NOVA6: Novapunk, GM: Shane Harsch, 5 players, No XP/Average, Friday 3p-7p. Bottle, bottle, who's got the bottle? You meet a very disturbed man who hires you as bodyguards on a business deal. Bottle, bottle, what's in the bottle? And why are some people willing to kill for it? No deposit, no return. Run the shadows of the Sixth Age in this urban cyberfantasy adventure, set in the world of Shadowrun. Powered by NOVA6 -- more action, less rules, and a sharper edge than your favorite synthehol -- http://goo.gl/83hrXU Adults Only (18+) Conference G Table 1. $3.00

5696 NOVA6: Zeppelins Over Jupiter, GM: Dale Barnes, 7 players, No XP/Simple, Friday 3p-7p. In the early 20th century, the scientific breakthroughs of Tesla, Einstein, and Goddard made space flight possible. The rag-tag crew of the Blackjack will take any job to keep fuel in the tanks - but dodging Nazis, darters, and Jovian gasbags among the sky islands of Jupiter is anything but simple. Strap on your RAY gun, and have Huckleberry the Robot set a course in a retro-sci-fi future past 1938, where Buck Rogers meets Firefly. General Audience (13+) Conference G Table 2. $3.00

5825 D&D 5e: Whispers of Starfall, GM: Jon Neddo, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Friday 3p-7p. A little known race of elves is on the brink of extinction. Twists, turns, tricks and traps, all lead to a life changing event. Play with the authors and experience the magic that is Starfall. Family Friendly (7+) Conference G Table 3. $3.00

8p

5526 D&D 5e: Fort Carnage, GM: Denny Edwards, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Friday 8p-12a. An indignant gnome jester builds clockwork assassins and insidious traps to brutally murder the duke and nearly all living souls at a remote outpost in a frontier forest. Ten years later the orphans of that massacre return to seek justice - or perhaps revenge. Soon they discover the lingering evil of the bloodied fort has drawn something much darker and more terrible than the ghosts of their past. A D&D 5th edition adventure for 4-6 5th level PCs (provided). Adult-content. Adults Only (18+) Conference G Table 3. $3.00

5558 NOVA6: Narosia: Haunted Hills, GM: Shane Harsch, 5 players, No XP/Average, Friday 8p-12a. Children are missing in the Village of Gillkas. Has this happened before? Discover the world of Narosia -- a world of adventure, where hordes of Fel creatures threaten to escape their Deepland prisons and demonic Voidspawn stalk the wilds and ruins. Are you prepared to venture forth seeking fame and fortune, courting death, honoring the profession of adventurer, and bringing hope to those without it? NOVA6 -- Action at the Speed of Narrative --http://goo.gl/83hrXU General Audience (13+) Conference G Table 1. $3.00

5749 NOVA6: Mercurial, GM: Ryan O'Grady, 5 players, No XP/Average, Friday 8p-12a. Searing spotlights catch her mirror-bright metal face, reflecting them back in a dazzling cascade of color and light. While megastar Maria Mercurial dances, nothing else matters. Except the job, of course. That's why you're here, chummer, to protect the silver lady. The money's good, the job is easy. What could go wrong? Run the shadows of the Sixth Age in this urban fantasy adventure, set in the world of Shadowrun. Powered by NOVA6 - more action, less rules, and a sharper edge than your favorite synthehol. Read more at http://www.legendsmiths.com/nova6 . General Audience (13+) Conference G Table 2. $3.00

5792 D&D 5e OSR: Whispers of Starfall, GM: Troy Mepyans, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Friday 8p-12a. In an ancient world of magic and wonder, a sinister plot to steal immortality from the elves and upset the very balance of the world, begins to unfold in the town of Hyran. What begins as a series of seemingly unconnected adventures has the characters questioning what is truly happening beneath the surface when mysterious clues begin to tie them together. "Whispers of Starfall" is the first adventure in a new campaign using the Fifth Edition OSR for Dungeons and Dragons, published by Dragon-Knight Publishing. Family Friendly (7+) Conference G Table 4. $3.00

Saturday

9a

5207 1E AD&D: G1, Steading of the Hill Giant Chief, GM: Shawn Dry, 6 players, No XP/Average, Saturday 9a-1p. Can you stop the mixed bands of giants who have been raiding the lands of men? Experience the first module of this classic Gary Gygax series during this morning session; playing in the later sessions is not required, but you are welcome to stay all day and enjoy the entire series. Pregens provided. General Audience (13+) Conference G Table 1. $3.00

5793 D&D 5e OSR: Whispers of Starfall, GM: Troy Mepyans, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Saturday 9a-1p. In an ancient world of magic and wonder, a sinister plot to steal immortality from the elves and upset the very balance of the world, begins to unfold in the town of Hyran. What begins as a series of seemingly unconnected adventures has the characters questioning what is truly happening beneath the surface when mysterious clues begin to tie them together. "Whispers of Starfall" is the first adventure in a new campaign using the Fifth Edition OSR for Dungeons and Dragons, published by Dragon-Knight Publishing. Family Friendly (7+) Conference G Table 4. $3.00

5827 D&D 5e: Whispers of Starfall, GM: Jon Neddo, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Saturday 9a-1p. A little known race of elves is on the brink of extinction. Twists, turns, tricks and traps, all lead to a life changing event. Play with the authors and experience the magic that is Starfall. Family Friendly (7+) Conference G Table 3. $3.00

2p

5208 1E AD&D: G2, The Glacial Rift of the Frost Giant Jarl, GM: Shawn Dry, 6 players, No XP/Average, Saturday 2p-6p. Can you find out what is driving mixed bands of giants to raid the lands of men? Experience the second module of this classic Gary Gygax series during this afternoon session; playing in the morning and evening sessions is not required, but you are welcome to stay all day and enjoy the entire series. Pregens provided. General Audience (13+) Conference G Table 1. $3.00

5697 NOVA6: Monster Island, GM: Dale Barnes, 7 players, No XP/Simple, Saturday 2p-6p. 1937- The League of Nations suspects that in the Pacific the Japanese have developed an Invisibility Shield that can conceal an entire island.  Covertly, a group of adventurers is sent to locate the hidden base and discover a truly mysterious island.  Pulp-Era action with hideous creatures, mad scientists, and the fate of the world in the balance.  Role-playing and adventure emphasized. General Audience (13+) Conference G Table 3. $3.00

5750 NOVA6: Cult of the Serpent God, GM: Ryan O'Grady, 5 players, No XP/Average, Saturday 2p-6p. The year is 1299, and it has been nearly 200 years since the apocalypse. The ruins of Baghdad are a popular target for delvers, but there have been some unsettling rumors of late. And now with your friend and fellow delver missing, it's up to you to put a stop to the evil that lurks within the City of Peace. Come explore post-apocalyptic fantasy as you've never seen it. Powered by NOVA6 - action at the speed of narrative. Read more at http://www.legendsmiths.com/nova6 General Audience (13+) Conference G Table 2. $3.00

5794 D&D 5e OSR: Whispers of Starfall, GM: Troy Mepyans, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Saturday 2p-6p. In an ancient world of magic and wonder, a sinister plot to steal immortality from the elves and upset the very balance of the world, begins to unfold in the town of Hyran. What begins as a series of seemingly unconnected adventures has the characters questioning what is truly happening beneath the surface when mysterious clues begin to tie them together. "Whispers of Starfall" is the first adventure in a new campaign using the Fifth Edition OSR for Dungeons and Dragons, published by Dragon-Knight Publishing. Family Friendly (7+) Conference G Table 4. $3.00

8p

5209 1E AD&D: G3, Hall of the Fire Giant King, GM: Shawn Dry, 6 players, No XP/Average, Saturday 8p-12a. Can you discover the secret behind the raids in the lands of men by mixed bands of giants? Experience the third module of this classic Gary Gygax series during this evening session; playing in the earlier sessions is not required, but you are welcome to stay all day and enjoy the entire series. Pregens provided. General Audience (13+) Conference G Table 1. $3.00

5698 NOVA6: Dweomer by Gaslight: Dead Line, GM: Dale Barnes, 7 players, No XP/Simple, Saturday 8p-12a. A dead reporter and a missing black opal.  Insane beggars and a missing young woman.  The gaslit streets of Victorian London hides horrors and mysteries of the old world mythoi.   The Venatori Umbrorum are the investigators of what goes bump in the nights of 1888, and your team is the one that gets the hard cases - the black sorcerors, trolls, or worse.  Magic and monsters in 19th century England, set in the world of the Dresden Files. General Audience (13+) Conference G Table 3. $3.00

5751 CANCELLED - NOVA6: Cult of the Serpent God, GM: Ryan O'Grady, 0 players, No XP/Average, Saturday 8p-12a. The year is 1299, and it has been nearly 200 years since the apocalypse. The ruins of Baghdad are a popular target for delvers, but there have been some unsettling rumors of late. And now with your friend and fellow delver missing, it's up to you to put a stop to the evil that lurks within the City of Peace. Come explore post-apocalyptic fantasy as you've never seen it. Powered by NOVA6 - action at the speed of narrative. Read more at http://www.legendsmiths.com/nova6 . General Audience (13+) Conference G Table 2. $3.00

5795 D&D 5e OSR: Whispers of Starfall, GM: Troy Mepyans, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Saturday 8p-12a. In an ancient world of magic and wonder, a sinister plot to steal immortality from the elves and upset the very balance of the world, begins to unfold in the town of Hyran. What begins as a series of seemingly unconnected adventures has the characters questioning what is truly happening beneath the surface when mysterious clues begin to tie them together. "Whispers of Starfall" is the first adventure in a new campaign using the Fifth Edition OSR for Dungeons and Dragons, published by Dragon-Knight Publishing. Family Friendly (7+) Conference G Table 4. $3.00

Sunday

9a

5752 NOVA6: Bottled Demon, GM: Ryan O'Grady, 5 players, No XP/Average, Sunday 9a-1p. Bottle, bottle, who's got the bottle? The shadowrunners meet a very disturbed man who hires them as bodyguards on a business deal. Bottle, bottle, what's in the bottle? And why are some people willing to kill for it? No deposit, no return. Run the shadows of the Sixth Age in this urban fantasy adventure, set in the world of Shadowrun. Powered by NOVA6 - more action, less rules, and a sharper edge than your favorite synthehol. Read more here, http://www.legendsmiths.com/nova6 General Audience (13+) Conference G Table 2. $3.00

5796 D&D 5e OSR: Whispers of Starfall, GM: Troy Mepyans, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Sunday 9a-1p. In an ancient world of magic and wonder, a sinister plot to steal immortality from the elves and upset the very balance of the world, begins to unfold in the town of Hyran. What begins as a series of seemingly unconnected adventures has the characters questioning what is truly happening beneath the surface when mysterious clues begin to tie them together. "Whispers of Starfall" is the first adventure in a new campaign using the Fifth Edition OSR for Dungeons and Dragons, published by Dragon-Knight Publishing. Family Friendly (7+) Conference G Table 4. $3.00

5826 D&D 5e: Whispers of Starfall, GM: Jon Neddo, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Sunday 9a-1p. A little known race of elves is on the brink of extinction. Twists, turns, tricks and traps, all lead to a life changing event. Play with the authors and experience the magic that is Starfall. Family Friendly (7+) Conference G Table 1. $3.00

10a

5699 NOVA6: Dweomer by Gaslight: Hells Bells, GM: Dale Barnes, 7 players, No XP/Simple, Sunday 10a-2p. Mysterious attacks around London draw in the Venatori Umbrorum. Is it the vampires, or the Fey, or the beginnings of a supernatural war? The Venatori Umbrorum are the investigators of what goes bump in the nights of 1888, and your team is the one that gets the hard cases - the black sorcerors, trolls, or worse.  Magic and monsters in 19th century England, set in the world of the Dresden Files. General Audience (13+) Conference G Table 3. $3.00

2p

5557 NOVA6: Atomic Sky, GM: Shane Harsch, 5 players, No XP/Average, Sunday 2p-6p. Wander the fallout of a retro-future atomic wasteland, surviving off chemistry, and making a living at the end of a gun. NOVA6 --Action at the Speed of Narrative -- http://goo.gl/83hrXU . General Audience (13+) Conference G Table 1. $3.00

5797 D&D 5e OSR: Whispers of Starfall, GM: Troy Mepyans, 6 players, No XP/Simple, Sunday 2p-6p. In an ancient world of magic and wonder, a sinister plot to steal immortality from the elves and upset the very balance of the world, begins to unfold in the town of Hyran. What begins as a series of seemingly unconnected adventures has the characters questioning what is truly happening beneath the surface when mysterious clues begin to tie them together. "Whispers of Starfall" is the first adventure in a new campaign using the Fifth Edition OSR for Dungeons and Dragons, published by Dragon-Knight Publishing. Family Friendly (7+) Conference G Table 4. $3.00

Special Events

Saturday

1p

5830 : Bill Webb Book Signing, GM: Bill Webb, 50 players, No XP/Simple, Saturday 1p-2p. Join us at the Open Gaming Store booth in the exhibitor hall and have your books signed by author and President of Frog God Games, Bill Webb! Family Friendly (7+) Exhibitor Hall. Free!