LepreCon 2014: 50 Shades of Green
May 8-11, 2014
Arizona's Destination for Sci-Fi/Fantasy Art and Literature
Our dedicated gaming area will have several tables available for running role-playing games, miniature simulations, board games, or as a central point for LARPing. Some tables can be reserved, others will be just there for the taking.
We will have a library of board games and a stockpile of props and miniatures available to check out. There will be sign-up sheets for scheduled games.
We are particularly interested in hosting LARPs, tournament games (RPG or otherwise) and demos of games no one has played before (perhaps because you just wrote the rules). Anyone willing to organize something along those lines would find us a receptive and enthusiastic host.
Gaming, Vendor, or general convention inquiries are best directed at the Chair by contacting LepreCon Programming.
(These aren't final, but they will be very close).
LepreCon is seeking game masters to run games at the convention, and to that end we offer Participant badges. There are some rules.
A Gaming Only pass provides access to the gaming area, the Dealers Room, the Art Display and the Con Suite (where the snacks are!). It does not allow access to panels or other non-gaming events. It is only good for the weekend (May 10 & 11) as that is when organized game activity begins.
A GM must sign up in advance to run at least three sessions of a published game (or a scenario based on published rules). We expect these games to go 2-4 hours, but this a default, not a requirement. We do need a fairly realistic estimate of time required when signing up so that we may schedule accordingly.
Participation in a panel or workshop counts the same a game session.
Published means that it is available for sale commercially from someplace other than the hands of the author. If it is for sale in the Dealer's Room, we will count that.
A GM may run a game with unpublished rules and qualify for a participant badge provided that GM joins the Game Designers Collective detailed below.
Game Designer's Collective
While we would like to provide a place to incubate and play-test home-brew and unpublished systems and scenarios, they are notoriously poor draws for participation. To mitigate the problem of Game Designers sitting at their empty tables looking sad, we have some special rules - er incentives for GMs of unpublished games:
You will qualify for a participant pass if you join the Lep39 Game Designer's Collective. This club exists only for the Leprecon 39, but you will meet some folks, and get feedback on your game. Who knows what could happen afterwards.
The requirements are as follows:
Of course, you are always free to buy a badge, and then run whatever game you want whenever you want it, so long as there is an open table.
TRANS-DIMENSIONAL TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
Can a 18th level paladin take on a space marine? Let's find out!
In the Gaming Room, I want to put together the Trans-Dimensional Tournament of Champions. Bring your baddest-ass character, and we will convert him/her/it to a common rule system (Likely GURPS – but I am open to suggestions), make a bracket and battle it out.
Prizes for the winner!
(So … that means I'm fishing for a sponsor as well.)
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