Norwescon Gaming

Scheduled Gaming

Daily listings for all scheduled games at Norwescon!

Curent as of March 16, 2017.

Artemis: Spaceship Bridge Simulator
Artemis
Evergreen 3&4
11:00–16:00
Artemis is a spaceship bridge simulation where players assume the jobs of captain, helm, science, communications, engineering, and weapons to defend starbases against alien attack.
2 to 6 players. GM: Mark (Sandman) Alexander
SPI’s Tank!, Patrol!, or Sniper!
Hex map with standard rules; Tactical military simulation
Maxi’s
14:00–15:00
I am running one or more sessions of the old SPI games of Patrol!, Tank!, or Sniper! with modifications to enhance play value. If there is interest, I can do a three-board set up that uses Fog of War.
2 to 10 players. GM: Bill Gruner
Escape From Mos Shutta
Star Wars Edge of the Empire Beginner Game
Maxi’s
14:00–16:00
Escape the servants of Teemo the Hutt who are searching for you. Can you get out of the desert town of Mos Shuuta? Play will use the rules of the Star Wars: Edge of the Empire beginner game.
1 to 4 players. GM: Kamal Lombardi
Identeco Cyberpunk RPG
Identeco Cyberpunk RPG
Maxi’s
14:00–18:00
Identeco is a fast paced cyberpunk RPG that puts a ragtag group of operators in the middle of a seedy metropolis and forces them to work together to complete a series of missions.
2 to 6 players. GM: Identeco
Reeducation
Dungeons and Dragons 5E
Maxi’s
14:00–18:00
SEER has been captured looking into rune magic in the ruins of Ulcaster. Without her faction, efforts in the area will fall apart. Tier 3 adventure for level 11-16 Dungeons and Dragons 5E.
3 to 7 players. GM: D&D Season 5
Smash: Heroes
Board game
Maxi’s
14:00–22:00
A unique competitive card-based game where players take on the role of Orcs beating up heroes for money, so that they can buy the best goblin army. Smash your way to victory!
2 to 4 players. GM: Thing 12 Games
The Lost Age
Indy
Maxi’s
14:00–23:00
The Lost Age is a TRPG of mythic fantasy, gods, and ancient cultures. Players become burgeoning heroes, creating their legend. The game is all about resource management and character stories.
3 to 6 players. GM: Thumos Games
The Red Road
Blood and Bone
Maxi’s
14:00–1:00
Blood and Bone is a gritty medieval RPG suited to players who enjoy Dungeons and Dragons and Game of Thrones. “The Red Road” is a short, fast-paced adventure set in a low fantasy world.
3 to 5 players. GM: Arcana Games
Pathfinder Society
Pathfinder RPG
Rotunda 1
14:30–19:30
We are running PFS Scenarios all weekend for beginning and experienced players. Four tables of 3-6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: Pathfinder Society
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
Pathfinder RPG
Maxi’s
14:30–0:30
Join us to learn the card game based on the Pathfinder RPG.
3 to 6 players. GM: Pathfinder Society
Cry Havoc
Hex board with miniatures
Maxi’s
15:00–16:00
Cry Havoc is a simulation of medieval tactics and hand-to-hand combat set in the 13th century. The name itself is a medieval command meaning that no quarter is to be given to the enemy.
2 to 10 players. GM: Bill Gruner
The Magicians
Modified Fate System
Maxi’s
15:00–20:00
The game is based upon the popular SyFy television program The Magicians. This is a play test of the game with this system.
4 to 8 players. GM: Graviti Entertainment
Ogre Mayhem
Ogre Designer’s Edition
Maxi’s
16:00–19:00
Enlist for an evening of large-scale asymmetrical warfare. Cybernetic tanks and power-armored troops battle on the scorched fields of a broken Earth against foes both modern and ancient!
1 to 5 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
Magic: The Gathering Tournament
Magic the Gathering
Maxi’s
16:00–20:00
Magic: The Gathering booster draft.
4 to 40 players. GM: Forever Knight Games
Blood and Lightning
13th Age
Maxi’s
17:00–20:00
Play in this introductory adventure for the open gaming system 13th Age in which, while on a journey to a magical location, you must cope with an insane mutating traitor and a crippled dragon.
1 to 8 players. GM: Kamal Lombardi
Artemis: Spaceship Bridge Simulator
Artemis
Rotunda 2
17:00–21:00
Artemis is a spaceship bridge simulation where players assume the jobs of captain, helm, science, communications, engineering, and weapons to defend starbases against alien attack.
2 to 6 players. GM: Dave Thaler
Heart of Crown
Japanime Games
Maxi’s
19:00–20:00
The Emperor has suddenly passed away, leaving seven heirs. Players use their power, resources, and influence to build stronger deck and help their Princess take the throne.
2 to 4 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
Mad Science Funding Council
None
Maxi’s
19:00–21:00
The Galactic Empire is ruled by the preserved brain of Queen Victoria. A small number of players will play council members. The rest will play a rotating cast of mad scientists and con artists.
12 to 20 players. GM: Susan Weiner
Bridge
Bridge
Maxi’s
19:00–22:00
Yes, that bridge. This is an open invitation for fans of the classic card game to come by and play some hands. Full boards and at least one set of bidding boxes provided.
4 to 16 players. GM: Andrew Purvis
D&D AL: In Volo’s Wake
Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition
Rotunda 1
19:00–23:00
The town of Phandalin, nestled in the foothills to the east of the Sword Mountains, continues to grow since being rebuilt after the devastation wrought by rampaging orc hordes. It recently survived violent gang activity, drow machinations, and even the attention of a green dragon. But can it withstand a new threat, bizarre but no less perilous: the fame brought by a visit from none other than loremaster Volothamp Geddarm? Six one-hour mini-adventures for 1st-4th level characters. Three sessions of 3–6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: D&D AL
D&D: Tales From the Yawning Portal
Dungeons and Dragons
Rotunda 1
19:00–23:00
For players levels 1-10. Tales from the Yawning Portal. Play updated classic adventures from D&D’s history. Use your imagination, make new friends, roll funny shaped dice.
2 to 6 players. GM: Dungeons & Dragons
Apocalypse the Risen – What’s Cooking?
Pathfinder RPG
Maxi’s
19:00–1:00
Apocalypse the Risen is a post-apocalyptic fantasy horror RPG set on Earth 25 years after the Rise. Hunters of the Mill Colony get a super-heated surprise when a wildfire spreads through the region.
3 to 8 players. GM: Jason – Rusted Portal Games
Pathfinder Society
Pathfinder RPG
Rotunda 1
19:30–0:30
We will be running PFS Scenarios all weekend for beginning and experienced players. Four tables of 3-6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: Pathfinder Society
Chez Geek
Steve Jackson Games
Maxi’s
20:00–22:00
Award-winning game of modern room-mates, all looking for enough slack for the weekend.
1 to 8 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
Magic: The Gathering Tournament
Magic the Gathering
Maxi’s
20:00–0:00
Magic: The Gathering booster draft.
4 to 40 players. GM: Forever Knight Games
.hack//
OGL Cybernet: Cyberpunk Roleplaying
Maxi’s
21:00–0:00
You are characters who have login identities on The World, a popular VR game in the world of OGL Cybernet that runs on The Web. A character has appeared in The World who doesn’t have a real login ID.
1 to 5 players. GM: Kamal Lombardi
Epic Munchkin
Steve Jackson Games
Maxi’s
22:00–2:00
Finish your convention experience by going up to Level 20!
2 to 6 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
Vancouver Arcology
Cthulutech, 1st edtion
Maxi’s
9:00–12:00
This game takes place in a futuristic setting in which the Old Ones have returned and are assaulting a New Earth government defended by Evangelionesque type mecha.
1 to 5 players. GM: Kamal Lombardi
Pathfinder Society
Pathfinder RPG
Rotunda 1
9:30–14:30
We will be running PFS Scenarios all weekend for beginning and experienced players. Four tables of 3-6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: Pathfinder Society
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
Pathfinder RPG
Maxi’s
9:30–19:30
Join us to learn the card game based on the Pathfinder RPG.
3 to 6 players. GM: Pathfinder Society
Ghost Stories
Ghost Stories
Maxi’s
10:00–12:00
Play a Taoist monk in a desperate attempt to stop an advancing undead army from resurrecting their defeated general Wu Feng. Your defeat is all but assured, but you won’t let that deter you, right?
1 to 4 players. GM: Andrew Purvis
Ninja Burger
Steve Jackson Games
Maxi’s
10:00–12:00
Learn the secrets of stealth, swordsmanship, and customer service as you deliver tasty burgers to unusual places.
1 to 5 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
Gotta Catch ‘Em All
D&D 3rd Ed.
Maxi’s
10:00–13:00
Characters have been captured by giant teenagers and are forced to fight for their pleasure.
3 to 6 players. GM: Officer Richard
Scythe
Scythe
Maxi’s
10:00–16:00
Scythe is a board game set in an alternate-history 1920s period. It is a time of farming and war, broken hearts and rusted gears, innovation and valor.
1 to 4 players. GM: Thumos Games
Smash: Heroes
Board game
Maxi’s
10:00–20:00
A unique competitive card-based game where players take on the role of Orcs beating up heroes for money, so that they can buy the best goblin army. Smash your way to victory!
2 to 4 players. GM: Thing 12 Games
Artemis: Spaceship Bridge Simulator
Artemis
Rotunda 2
10:00–21:00
Artemis is a spaceship bridge simulation where players assume the jobs of captain, helm, science, communications, engineering, and weapons to defend starbases against alien attack.
2 to 6 players. GM: Dave Thaler
Pathfinder
Pathfinder/D20
Maxi’s
11:00–15:00
A one-shot adventure TBD.
3 to 6 players. GM: Annie Bellet
Artemis: Spaceship Bridge Simulator
Artemis
Rotunda 2
11:00–18:00
Artemis is a spaceship bridge simulation where players assume the jobs of captain, helm, science, communications, engineering, and weapons to defend starbases against alien attack.
2 to 6 players. GM: Mark (Sandman) Alexander
Euphoria
Stonemaier Games
Maxi’s
12:00–14:00
What are you willing to sacrifice to build a better dystopia? Exploit your workers, abuse your elites, restrict personal freedoms, and make your mark on the world.
1 to 6 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
Magic: The Gathering Tournament
Magic the Gathering
Maxi’s
12:00–16:00
Magic: The Gathering booster draft.
4 to 40 players. GM: Forever Knight Games
Redemption
Dungeons and Dragons 5E
Maxi’s
12:00–16:00
This is a continuation of the Reeducation adventure. The heroes must find SEER. Tier 3 adventure for level 11-16 Dungeons and Dragons 5E.
3 to 7 players. GM: D&D Season 5
Apocalypse the Risen – What’s Cooking?
Pathfinder RPG
Maxi’s
12:00–18:00
Apocalypse the Risen is a post-apocalyptic fantasy horror RPG set on Earth 25 years after the Rise. Hunters of the Mill Colony get a super-heated surprise when a wildfire spreads through the region.
3 to 8 players. GM: Jason – Rusted Portal Games
Deadfellas
Turn basedd
Maxi’s
13:00–15:00
A humorous fast-paced card game about whacking Mooks in the zombie mafia.
2 to 20 players. GM: Brian Snoddy
Team Firewall
Eclipse Phase, 1st Edition
Maxi’s
13:00–16:00
You are sentinels who get missions from a shadowy network known as Firewall. Part of an elite team known as Team Firewall, you protect against “existential risks” that threaten transhumanity.
2 to 12 players. GM: Kamal Lombardi
The Red Road
Blood and Bone
Maxi’s
13:00–20:00
Blood and Bone is a gritty medieval RPG suited to players who enjoy Dungeons and Dragons and Game of Thrones. The Red Road is a short, fast-paced adventure set in a low fantasy world.
3 to 5 players. GM: Arcana Games
Machi Koro
Pandasaurus/IDW Games
Maxi’s
14:00–15:00
A fast-paced. lighthearted economic game that depends on planning and a bit of luck.
1 to 5 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
Identeco
Custom
Maxi’s
14:00–15:30
Identeco is a fast-paced cyberpunk RPG that puts a ragtag group of operators in the middle of a seedy metropolis and forces them to work together to complete a series of missions.
4 to 6 players. GM: IDENTECO
Bridge
Bridge
Maxi’s
14:00–17:00
Yes, that bridge. This is an open invitation for fans of the classic card game to come by and play some hands. Full boards and at least one set of bidding boxes provided.
4 to 16 players. GM: Andrew Purvis
The Slayers Return
D&D 3rd Ed.
Maxi’s
14:00–18:00
Characters are in town recovering from an adventure when caught up in a full siege by an unknown enemy.
3 to 6 players. GM: Officer Johnson
A Feast for the Eyes
Pathfinder (modified)
Maxi’s
14:00–20:00
Apocalypse the Risen is a post-apocalyptic fantasy horror RPG set on Earth 25 years after the Rise. Hunters from the Osterville Colony, on a diplomatic mission for trade, are suddenly faced with tragedy (rated 17+).
4 to 10 players. GM: Rusted Portal
Pathfinder Society
Pathfinder RPG
Rotunda 1
14:30–19:30
We will be running PFS Scenarios all weekend for beginning and experienced players. Four tables of 3-6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: Pathfinder Society
Deadfellas
Turn basedd
Maxi’s
15:00–17:00
A humorous fast-paced card game about whacking mooks in the zombie mafia.
2 to 20 players. GM: Brian Snoddy
Identeco Cyberpunk RPG
Identeco Cyberpunk RPG
Maxi’s
15:00–18:00
Identeco is a fast-paced cyberpunk RPG that puts a ragtag group of operators in the middle of a seedy metropolis and forces them to work together to complete a series of missions.
2 to 6 players. GM: Identeco
The Magicians
Modified Fate System
Maxi’s
15:00–20:00
The game is based upon the popular SyFy television program, The Magicians. This is a play test of the game with this system.
4 to 8 players. GM: Graviti Entertainment
Identeco
Custom
Maxi’s
16:00–17:30
Identeco is a fast-paced cyberpunk RPG that puts a ragtag group of operators in the middle of a seedy metropolis and forces them to work together to complete a series of missions.
4 to 6 players. GM: IDENTECO
Munchkin Marvel
Steve Jackson Games
Maxi’s
16:00–18:00
Unwisely hired by S.H.I.E.L.D., Munchkins stride across the Marvel Universe! Team up with the heroes, destroy the villians, and take all their stuff—but don’t let your teammate outrank you!
3 to 6 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
The Lost Age
Indy
Maxi’s
16:00–20:00
The Lost Age is a TRPG of mythic fantasy, gods, and ancient cultures. Players become burgeoning heroes, creating their legend. The game is all about resource management and character stories.
3 to 6 players. GM: Thumos Games
Diplomacy
Diplomacy
Maxi’s
16:00–20:00
The classic board game of war, deception, and betrayal.
5 to 7 players. GM: Matt Hammond
Magic: The Gathering Tournament
Magic the Gathering
Maxi’s
16:00–20:00
Magic: The Gathering booster draft.
4 to 40 players. GM: Forever Knight Games
Deadfellas
Turn based
Maxi’s
17:00–19:00
A humorous fast-paced card game about whacking mooks in the zombie mafia.
2 to 20 players. GM: Brian Snoddy
Ghost in the Shell
Shadowrun, 5th Edition
Maxi’s
17:00–20:00
Play in a game of the new edition of Shadowrun using characters from Ghost in the Shell’s Public Security Section 9, which investigates high-technology related crimes in a futuristic Japan.
1 to 6 players. GM: Kamal Lombardi
Identeco
Custom
Maxi’s
18:00–19:30
Identeco is a fast-paced cyberpunk RPG that puts a ragtag group of operators in the middle of a seedy metropolis and forces them to work together to complete a series of missions.
4 to 6 players. GM: IDENTECO
Illuminati
Steve Jackson Games
Maxi’s
18:00–20:00
This award-winning game reveals what you’ve always suspected – secret conspiracies are everywhere! They really are out to get you, so you’d better get them first.
2 to 6 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
D&D AL: In Volo’s Wake
D&D 5th Edition
Rotunda 1
19:00–23:00
The town of Phandalin, nestled in the foothills to the east of the Sword Mountains, continues to grow since being rebuilt after the devastation wrought by rampaging orc hordes. It recently survived violent gang activity, drow machinations, and even the attention of a green dragon. But can it withstand a new threat, bizarre but no less perilous: the fame brought by a visit from none other than loremaster Volothamp Geddarm? Six one-hour mini-adventures for 1st-4th level characters. Four sessions of 3–6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: D&D AL
D&D: Tales From the Yawning Portal
Dungeons and Dragons
Rotunda 1
19:00–23:00
For players levels 1-10. Tales from the Yawning Portal. Play updated classic adventures from D&D’s history. Use your imagination, make new friends, roll funny shaped dice.
2 to 6 players. GM: Dungeons & Dragons
Pathfinder Society
Pathfinder RPG
Rotunda 1
19:30–0:30
We will be running PFS Scenarios all weekend for beginning and experienced players. Four tables of 3-6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: Pathfinder Society
Identeco
Custom
Evergreen 1&2
21:00–22:30
Identeco is a fast-paced cyberpunk RPG that puts a ragtag group of operators in the middle of a seedy metropolis and forces them to work together to complete a series of missions.
4 to 6 players. GM: IDENTECO
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Milton Bradley
Evergreen 1&2
21:00–23:00
Join the Scooby Gang or be the Big Bad in this lively game based on the classic show.
2 to 5 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
Of Wits and Canes
Mistborn Adventure Game
Evergreen 1&2
21:00–0:00
Play in this introductory game in which you play a thieving crew who are related through a Skaa information broker named Hutch. Can you get the information on House Urbain needed to free a noblewoman.
1 to 8 players. GM: Kamal Lombardi
Microscope
Microscope
Evergreen 1&2
21:00–1:00
Come make history—literally! Microscope is a story game where players create a history timeline in a fractal and non-linear manner. A great game for all levels of experience with story games.
6 to 3 players. GM: Veronica Hamilton
The Pit
Creator Playtest
Evergreen 1&2
21:00–1:00
A cooperative Rogue-like game (based on the PC title), where you and up to three other SolForce soldiers dive into the abandoned (but not empty) alien facility nicknamed The Pit. How far can you make it?
1 to 4 players. GM: Christopher Stewart
Eye of Xxiphu part 1
Dungeons and Dragons 5E
Evergreen 1&2
21:00–1:00
A mysterious island has appeared with what is supposedly an aboleth artifact hidden somewhere on it. The heroes must fight Baron Bajram and aboleths to secure the artifact. Tier 4 for level 17-20.
3 to 7 players. GM: D&D Season 5
Artemis: Spaceship Bridge Simulator
Artemis
Evergreen 1&2
21:00–2:00
Artemis is a spaceship bridge simulation where players assume the jobs of captain, helm, science, communications, engineering, and weapons to defend starbases against alien attack.
2 to 6 players. GM: Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator
Magic: The Gathering Drink and Draft
Magic the Gathering
Maxi’s
21:30–1:30
Magic: The Gathering booster draft with alcohol! Grab a drink in Maxi’s Bar (dress code enforced) and bring your drink into Maxi’s Ballroom to play a game!
4 to 40 players. GM: Forever Knight Games
Discworld: Ankh-Morpork
Mayfair Games
Evergreen 1&2
23:00–2:00
Can your cunning and guile fulfill your plan to control the proudest and most pestilent city of the Disc?
1 to 4 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
Mystic Alliances
Call of Cthulu 6th edition (Mystic Alliances variant)
Maxi’s
9:00–12:00
Teenagers face the Mythos in Seattle in this stand-alone variant for Call of Cthulu. The Mythos are once again on the rise in near-modern day Seattle.
1 to 6 players. GM: Kamal Lombardi
Apocalypse the Risen – What’s Cooking?
Pathfinder RPG
Maxi’s
9:00–15:00
Apocalypse the Risen is a post-apocalyptic fantasy horror RPG set on Earth 25 years after the Rise. Hunters of the Mill Colony get a super-heated surprise when a wildfire spreads through the region.
3 to 8 players. GM: Jason – Rusted Portal Games
Pathfinder Society
Pathfinder RPG
Rotunda 1
9:30–14:30
We will be running PFS Scenarios all weekend for beginning and experienced players. Four tables of 3-6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: Pathfinder Society
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
Pathfinder RPG
Maxi’s
9:30–19:30
Join us to learn the card game based on the Pathfinder RPG.
3 to 6 players. GM: Pathfinder Society
Ghost Stories
Ghost Stories
Maxi’s
10:00–12:00
Play a Taoist monk in a desperate attempt to stop an advancing undead army from resurrecting their defeated general Wu Feng. Your defeat is all but assured, but you won’t let that deter you, right?
1 to 4 players. GM: Andrew Purvis
Pressured Not to Land
Numenera (Cypher System)
Maxi’s
10:00–12:00
While travelling through the clouds of Venus, you run into challenges that could prevent you from reaching your destination. An introductory Numenera adventure. Characters provided.
2 to 6 players. GM: Marleon D. Cumpston
RoboRally
Hasbro/Wizards of the Coast
Maxi’s
10:00–12:30
Take charge of the factory floor in this classic game of mechanical mayhem.
1 to 8 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
The Lost Age
Indy
Maxi’s
10:00–14:00
The Lost Age is a TRPG of mythic fantasy, gods, and ancient cultures. Players become burgeoning heroes, creating their legend. The game is all about resource management and character stories.
3 to 6 players. GM: Thumos Games
D&D AL: In Volo’s Wake
Dungeons & Dragons 5E
Rotunda 1
10:00–14:00
The town of Phandalin, nestled in the foothills to the east of the Sword Mountains, continues to grow since being rebuilt after the devastation wrought by rampaging orc hordes. It recently survived violent gang activity, drow machinations, and even the attention of a green dragon. But can it withstand a new threat, bizarre but no less perilous: the fame brought by a visit from none other than loremaster Volothamp Geddarm? Six one-hour mini-adventures for 1st-4th level characters. Four sessions of 3–6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: D&D AL
Smash: Heroes
Board game
Maxi’s
10:00–20:00
A unique competitive card-based game where players take on the role of Orcs beating up heroes for money, so that they can buy the best goblin army. Smash your way to victory!
2 to 4 players. GM: Thing 12 Games
Kolghut’s Tower of Frozen Blood
DCC Dying Earth RPG
Maxi’s
10:00–20:00
In the blighted vale once known as Linxfade Valley sinks the tomb of the Yellow Age’s most brutal tyrant, Kolghut. Discover Kolghut’s fate while playtesting the new Dying Earth RPG from Goodman Games.
1 to 6 players. GM: Jobe Bittman
Artemis: Space Ship Simulator
PC
Rotunda 2
10:00–21:00
You and your friends assume the jobs of captain, helm, science, communication, engineering, and weapons control. Together you operate your ship and defend the sector from evil aliens.
2 to 6 players. GM: Dave Thaler
Beginning the Journey
Unwritten: Adventures Across the Ages of Myst and Beyond
Maxi’s
11:00–15:00
A mysterious ARG leads expert players to the New Mexico desert to discover the secrets of a strange city. This session is intended to be an introduction to Unwritten’s system and setting.
3 to 6 players. GM: Veronica Hamilton
Artemis: Spaceship Bridge Simulator
Artemis
Rotunda 2
11:00–18:00
Artemis is a spaceship bridge simulation where players assume the jobs of captain, helm, science, communications, engineering, and weapons to defend starbases against alien attack.
2 to 6 players. GM: Mark (Sandman) Alexander
Forbidden Desert
None
Maxi’s
12:00–13:00
Forbidden Desert is a cooperative game of survival. Players move on an ever-shifting board to find pieces of their broken airship, all while fighting the sun, the wind, and the sand. So much sand.
2 to 5 players. GM: Adam Rakunas
The Pit
Creator Playtest
Maxi’s
12:00–16:00
A cooperative Rogue-like game (based on the PC title), where you and up to three other SolForce soldiers dive into the abandoned (but not empty) alien facility nicknamed The Pit. How far can you make it?
1 to 4 players. GM: Christopher Stewart
Magic: The Gathering Tournament
Magic the Gathering
Maxi’s
12:00–16:00
Magic: The Gathering booster draft.
4 to 40 players. GM: Forever Knight Games
A Feast for the Eyes
Pathfinder (modified)
Maxi’s
12:00–18:00
Apocalypse the Risen is a post-apocalyptic fantasy horror RPG set on Earth 25 years after the Rise. Hunters from the Osterville colony, on a diplomatic mission for trade, are suddenly faced with tragedy (rated 17+).
4 to 10 players. GM: Rusted Portal
Tokaido
Fun Forge
Maxi’s
12:30–15:00
Welcome to Takaido, the legendary East Sea Road connecting Kyoto to Edo, beginning a journey of a thousand marvels.
2 to 5 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
Forbidden Desert
None
Maxi’s
13:00–14:00
Forbidden Desert is a cooperative game of survival. Players move on an ever-shifting board to find pieces of their broken airship, all while fighting the sun, the wind, and the sand. So much sand.
2 to 5 players. GM: Adam Rakunas
Deadfellas
Turn based
Maxi’s
13:00–15:00
A humorous fast-paced card game about whacking mooks in the zombie mafia.
2 to 20 players. GM: Brian Snoddy
Shadowed Plains
The Strange (Cypher System)
Maxi’s
13:00–15:00
Your team has been assigned to investigate a small town and find out what is causing the monster sightings and missing livestock. An introductory The Strange adventure. Characters provided.
2 to 6 players. GM: Marleon D. Cumpston
Knight of the Comet
Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space: The Roleplaying Game
Maxi’s
13:00–16:00
Play Doctor Who and companions as they travel throughout time and space in Doctor Who’s TARDIS facing longtime fearsome foes such as Daleks and Cybermen in this game based on seasons of the TV series.
1 to 5 players. GM: Kamal Lombardi
The Red Road
Blood and Bone
Maxi’s
13:00–20:00
Blood and Bone is a gritty medieval RPG suited to players who enjoy Dungeons and Dragons and Game of Thrones. The Red Road is a short, fast paced adventure set in a low fantasy world.
3 to 5 players. GM: Arcana Games
Identeco
Custom
Maxi’s
14:00–15:30
Identeco is a fast-paced cyberpunk RPG that puts a ragtag group of operators in the middle of a seedy metropolis and forces them to work together to complete a series of missions.
4 to 6 players. GM: IDENTECO
Oh My God! There’s An Axe In My Head.
Oh My God! There’s An Axe In My Head
Maxi’s
14:00–16:00
Engage in diplomatic relations at the first meeting of the League of Nations while escaping from axe-throwing maniacs!
2 to 6 players. GM: David Fooden
D&D AL: In Volo’s Wake
Dungeons & Dragons 5E
Rotunda 1
14:30–18:30
The town of Phandalin, nestled in the foothills to the east of the Sword Mountains, continues to grow since being rebuilt after the devastation wrought by rampaging orc hordes. It recently survived violent gang activity, drow machinations, and even the attention of a green dragon. But can it withstand a new threat, bizarre but no less perilous: the fame brought by a visit from none other than loremaster Volothamp Geddarm? Six one-hour mini-adventures for 1st-4th level characters. Four sessions of 3–6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: D&D AL
Pathfinder Society
Pathfinder RPG
Rotunda 1
14:30–19:30
We will be running PFS Scenarios all weekend for beginning and experienced players. Four tables of 3-6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: Pathfinder Society
Deadfellas
Turn based
Maxi’s
15:00–17:00
A humorous fast-paced card game about whacking mooks in the zombie mafia.
2 to 20 players. GM: Brian Snoddy
The Magicians
Modified Fate System
Maxi’s
15:00–20:00
The game is based upon the popular SyFy television program, The Magicians. This is a play test of the game with this system.
4 to 8 players. GM: Graviti Entertainment
Scythe
Scythe
Maxi’s
15:00–20:00
Scythe is a board game set in an alternate-history 1920s period. It is a time of farming and war, broken hearts and rusted gears, innovation and valor.
1 to 4 players. GM: Thumos Games
Identeco
Custom
Maxi’s
16:00–17:30
Identeco is a fast-paced cyberpunk RPG that puts a ragtag group of operators in the middle of a seedy metropolis and forces them to work together to complete a series of missions.
4 to 6 players. GM: IDENTECO
Tanto Cuore
Japanime Games
Maxi’s
16:00–18:00
A deck-building game where the players are aristocrats, showing affection to the maids in their employ to better assure their services.
1 to 4 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
The Pit
Creator Playtest
Maxi’s
16:00–20:00
A cooperative Rogue-like game (based on the PC title) where you and up to three other SolForce soldiers dive into the abandoned (but not empty) alien facility nicknamed The Pit. How far can you make it?
1 to 4 players. GM: Christopher Stewart
Magic: The Gathering Tournament
Magic the Gathering
Maxi’s
16:00–20:00
Magic: The Gathering booster draft.
4 to 40 players. GM: Forever Knight Games
Deadfellas
Turn based
Maxi’s
17:00–19:00
A humorous fast-paced card game about whacking mooks in the zombie mafia.
2 to 20 players. GM: Brian Snoddy
Goin’ Down to Dunwich
The Laundry
Maxi’s
17:00–20:00
You have just been contracted to work for an organization known as The Laundry, a secret division of the British Secret Service that investigates occult and paranormal phenomena.
1 to 7 players. GM: Kamal Lombardi
Identeco
Custom
Maxi’s
18:00–19:30
Identeco is a fast-paced cyberpunk RPG that puts a ragtag group of operators in the middle of a seedy metropolis and forces them to work together to complete a series of missions.
4 to 6 players. GM: IDENTECO
Chez Geek
Steve Jackson Games
Maxi’s
18:00–20:00
Award-winning game of modern room-mates, all looking for enough slack for the weekend.
1 to 8 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
D&D AL: In Volo’s Wake
D&D 5E
Rotunda 1
19:00–23:00
The town of Phandalin, nestled in the foothills to the east of the Sword Mountains, continues to grow since being rebuilt after the devastation wrought by rampaging orc hordes. It recently survived violent gang activity, drow machinations, and even the attention of a green dragon. But can it withstand a new threat, bizarre but no less perilous: the fame brought by a visit from none other than loremaster Volothamp Geddarm? Six one-hour mini-adventures for 1st-4th level characters. Three sessions of 3–6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: D&D AL
D&D: Tales From the Yawning Portal
D&D 5E
Rotunda 1
19:00–23:00
For players levels 1-10. Tales from the Yawning Portal. Play updated classic adventures from D&D’s history. Use your imagination, make new friends, roll funny-shaped dice.
3 to 6 players. GM: Rigel
Pathfinder Society
Pathfinder RPG
Rotunda 1
19:30–0:30
We will be running PFS Scenarios all weekend for beginning and experienced players. Four tables of 3-6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: Pathfinder Society
Identeco
Custom
Evergreen 1&2
21:00–22:30
Identeco is a fast-paced cyberpunk RPG that puts a ragtag group of operators in the middle of a seedy metropolis and forces them to work together to complete a series of missions.
4 to 6 players. GM: IDENTECO
The Paranet Papers
The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game, 1st edition (FUDGE)
Evergreen 1&2
21:00–0:00
You are part of an elite group of characters connected to Harry Dresden, a supernatural wizard investigator for hire who operates in the streets of Chicago.
3 to 12 players. GM: Kamal Lombardi
The Pit
Creator Playtest
Evergreen 1&2
21:00–1:00
A cooperative Rogue-like game (based on the PC title) where you and up to three other SolForce soldiers dive into the abandoned (but not empty) alien facility nicknamed The Pit. How far can you make it?
1 to 4 players. GM: Christopher Stewart
Eye of Xxiphu part 2
Dungeons and Dragons 5E
Evergreen 1&2
21:00–1:00
Part 2. A mysterious island has appeared with supposedly an aboleth artifact hidden somewhere on it. The heroes must fight Baron Bajram and aboleths to secure the artifact. Tier 4 for level 17-20.
3 to 7 players. GM: D&D Season 5
Artemis: Spaceship Bridge Simulator
Artemis
Evergreen 1&2
21:00–2:00
Artemis is a spaceship bridge simulation where players assume the jobs of captain, helm, science, communications, engineering, and weapons to defend starbases against alien attack.
2 to 6 players. GM: Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator
Cards Against Humanity Tournament
CAH
Maxi’s
21:30–2:30
21+ tournament to decide who is the most vilest of all. Come sign up at the event—first come, first served. Registration will open at 9 p.m., the tournament will start when everyone is registered.
8 to 120 players. GM: Norwescon Gaming Staff with some special guests
SPI’s Tank!, Patrol!, or Sniper!
Hex map with standard rules; Tactical military simulation
Maxi’s
9:00–10:00
I am running one or more sessions of the old SPI games of Patrol!, Tank!, or Sniper! with modifications to enhance play value. If there is interest, I can do a three-board set up that uses Fog of War.
2 to 10 players. GM: Bill Gruner
Munchkin Marvel
Steve Jackson Games
Maxi’s
10:00–12:00
Unwisely hired by S.H.I.E.L.D., Munchkins stride across the Marvel Universe! Team up with the heroes, destroy the villians, and take all their stuff—but don’t let your teammate outrank you!
3 to 6 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
Shadowed Plains
The Strange (Cypher System)
Maxi’s
10:00–12:00
Your team has been assigned to investigate a small town and find out what is causing the monster sightings and missing livestock. An introductory The Strange adventure. Characters provided.
2 to 6 players. GM: Marleon D. Cumpston
Smash: Heroes
Board game
Maxi’s
10:00–14:00
A unique competitive card-based game where players take on the role of Orcs beating up heroes for money, so that they can buy the best goblin army. Smash your way to victory!
2 to 4 players. GM: Thing 12 Games
The Lost Age
Indy
Maxi’s
10:00–14:00
The Lost Age is a TRPG of mythic fantasy, gods, and ancient cultures. Players become burgeoning heroes, creating their legend. The game is all about resource management and character stories.
3 to 6 players. GM: Thumos Games
Peril at King’s Landing
A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying: A Game of Thrones Edition
Maxi’s
10:00–14:00
Play in this roleplaying game set during events of the first novel, A Game of Thrones, in George R. R. Martin’s bestselling novel series, A Song of Ice and Fire. You will play characters of an original house.
2 to 8 players. GM: Kamal Lombardi
Magic: The Gathering Tournament
Magic the Gathering
Maxi’s
10:00–14:00
Magic: The Gathering booster draft.
4 to 40 players. GM: Forever Knight Games
Pathfinder Society
Pathfinder RPG
Rotunda 1
10:00–14:00
We will be running PFS Scenarios all weekend for beginning and experienced players. Four tables of 3-6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: Pathfinder Society
D&D AL: In Volo’s Wake
Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition
Rotunda 1
10:00–14:00
The town of Phandalin, nestled in the foothills to the east of the Sword Mountains, continues to grow since being rebuilt after the devastation wrought by rampaging orc hordes. It recently survived violent gang activity, drow machinations, and even the attention of a green dragon. But can it withstand a new threat, bizarre but no less perilous: the fame brought by a visit from none other than loremaster Volothamp Geddarm? Six one-hour mini-adventures for 1st-4th level characters. Four sessions of 3–6 players each.
3 to 6 players. GM: D&D AL
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
Pathfinder RPG
Maxi’s
10:00–14:00
Join us to learn the card game based on the Pathfinder RPG.
3 to 6 players. GM: Pathfinder Society
Identeco Cyberpunk RPG
Identeco Cyberpunk RPG
Maxi’s
11:00–14:00
Identeco is a fast-paced cyberpunk RPG that puts a ragtag group of operators in the middle of a seedy metropolis and forces them to work together to complete a series of missions.
2 to 6 players. GM: Identeco
Ogre Mayhem
Ogre Designer’s Edition
Maxi’s
12:00–14:00
Enlist for an evening of large-scale asymmetrical warfare. Cybernetic tanks and power-armored troops battle on the scorched fields of a broken Earth against foes both modern and ancient!
1 to 5 players. GM: Marcus Evenstar
Pressured Not to Land
Numenera (Cypher System)
Maxi’s
12:00–14:00
While travelling through the clouds of Venus, you run into challenges that could prevent you from reaching your destination. An introductory Numenera adventure. Characters provided.
2 to 6 players. GM: Marleon D. Cumpston
Cry Havoc
Hex board with miniatures
Maxi’s
12:30–13:30
Cry Havoc is a simulation of medieval tactics and hand-to-hand combat set in the 13th century. The name itself is a medieval command meaning that no quarter is to be given to the enemy.
2 to 10 players. GM: Bill Gruner