DDC 42 Schedule of Events
The Event Schedule is in a constant state of flux. While these events are currently scheduled as shown, they may be moved to another time or room, or removed entirely depending on the wishes of the GMs/presenters. We will update the Database twice a week, on Monday and Thursday.
Online Games Registration will be available for the run of the convention - you don't have to leave your game to register for the next session, just use any web-enabled device to enter your choices, or even request a change to your previous choices.
Online Games Reg starts Feb. 1 and runs until 5:00 on Sunday Feb 19.
At-Con Games Reg starts Feb 16.
Information Below The Fold
There is information about our "4x5" series of games, an explanation of what makes a game a "Spotlight" game, and more, below the game search buttons.
The Events database currently contains:
196 RPGs 68 Board games 37 Card games 13 LARPs 11 Historical Miniatures games 3 Fantasy Miniatures games 16 Sci-Fi Miniatures games 3 Mixed-Genre Miniatures games 4 Other games 15 Seminars 0 War College 4 Kids Room 20 Teen Room 0 Open games 42 Requested Games
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By the Basics: Introductory 4x5 Role-Playing Games at DunDraCon
Brand new to role-playing games, (RPGs) at conventions? Want to try out an RPG title you haven't played before? Or do you just want to get into a low-powered relatively short RPG with a veteran GM and a smaller roster of players? Sign up for (or even drop into) any of our By the Basics 4-hour 5-player games. They are intended to be accessible to beginners, but they are original handcrafted adventures, run by the GM who wrote or adapted it.
This is not organized play (though we have organized play scenarios at DunDraCon too); there are no ratings, standardized scripts, nor dealing with character registration. Every By the Basics game is scheduled into a private room; it's simply a shorter, more intimate variety of independently-crafted RPG, much like the thousands of RPGs that DunDraCon has scheduled over the years.
This year, we hope to have By the Basics games with three major systems: Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, the new Starfinder, and FATE Accelerated. These games have been popular the last couple of years, and are great for new players and long-time role-players alike.
Walk Up and Teen Games
Games labeled "Walk Up" are not signed up through Games Registration. Simply show up at the game to see if room is available to play.
Teens who wish to play in the games scheduled in the Teen Priority Room can come to room 334 any time before the registration deadline to get priority registration for those games.
There are games we know (or guess) are going to be stand-outs in some way. Spotlight games are spread out across all the subsets of games we offer, if only to help bring those games to the attention of the wider audience that might not concentrate on LARPs or Miniatures, etc.
These games have struck our staff as particularly worthy of notice. Sometimes it's because the GM or troupe has a long-term record of excellence and a unique style. Sometimes it's because it's a visual spectacle. Or it might be a really big games, or series of linked games, or something that ought to appeal to a particular audience, like kids. Or maybe it's a new product debut we think might be of significant interest.