U-Con 2016 Special Guest Marc Tassin

Marc Tassin, Mechanical Muse, Aetaltis

Please join us in welcoming Special Guest Marc Tassin!  Marc is the creator of the Aetaltis fantasy campaign setting, the founder of Mechanical Muse, and writer of both game material and speculative fiction.  Read more about Marc and all our guests of honor.

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U-Con 2016 Industry Insider Brendan LaSalle

Industry Insider Brendan LeSalle, Xcrawl

Please join us in welcoming Industry Insider Brendan J. LaSalle.  Is a game writer whose many credits include the award winning Age of Cthulhu: A Dream of Japan and Xcrawl: Anaheim Crawl.  Read more about Brendan and all our guests of honor.

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U-Con 2016 Special Guest: Jonathan Gilmour

Johnathan Gilmour, Dead of Winter

Please join us in welcoming Jonathan Gilmour as Special Guest for U-Con 2016. His credits include: Co-designer of Dead of Winter: A Crosssroads Game, and Vault Wars. Read more about Jonathan and all our Guests of Honor.

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U-Con 2016 Guest of Honor Christopher Badell

Christopher Badell, Sentinels of the Multiverse

Please join us in welcoming Christopher Badell as Guest of Honor for U-Con 2016! Christopher is the designer and co-creator of the hit cooperative card game Sentinels of the Multiverse, as well as the co-owner of Greater Than Games, LLC. See more about Christopher and all our Guests of Honor

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U-Con 2016 Guest of Honor Stacy Dellorfano

Stacy Dellorfano, ConTessa, Swords & Wizardry

Please join us in welcoming Stacy Dellorfano as U-Con 2016 Guest of Honor.  Stacy is the founder of ConTessa, an organization devoted to bringing more women-led events to tabletop roleplaying game conventions, and project manager for the 3rd printing of Swords & Wizardry.  See more about Stacy and all our Guests of Honor.

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U-Con 2016 Guest of Honor John Wick

John Wick, Author of L5R and 7th Sea

John Wick, L5R and 7th Sea

We are pleased and excited to announce John Wick will join us as Guest of Honor for U-Con 2016.  John is a game designer and author whose games include Legend of the Five Rings and 7th Sea.  Earlier this year, John’s Kickstarter for 7th Sea Second Edition was the most-funded RPG in Kickstarter history.  See more of John’s bio in our Guests of Honor section.

We seek GMs to run John’s RPGs at U-Con!  We will have opportunities for such GMs to meet and maybe even play a game with John.  Please, submit your events!

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Games Library Days 2016!

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Happy New Year all! And here’s an invite to the 2016 season of Games Library Days. The first one is this coming Sunday (January 10th) at the new time of 12:00 – 4:00. We are still at The Corner Brewery (Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery) and we still have lots of games to select from in the Games Library. See a game you’d like to play? Drop me a line here or on the Facebook page and I’ll pack it up. Hope to see you all on Sunday…any one of them.

Future games days will be:
February 7th (First Sunday)
March 13th
April 10th
May 1st 4pm – 8pm (First Sunday – and later to boot!)
June 12th
July 10th
August 14th
September 11th
October 9th
November 13th
December 11th

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Attendance 2015

Despite a snowstorm, it was a really good year for U-Con.  We had more people at U-Con 2015 than any other year.

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Previous year’s attendance:

  • 2014: 741
  • 2013: 633
  • 2012: 528

If you enjoyed U-Con this year, please bring a friend next year!

U-Con 2016, November 11-13
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2015 Survey

U-Con 2015 Book

U-Con 2015 Book

Let us know how we did!  We’ve love to hear you sing our praises or tell us what you think we can do better.

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The Morning After

covergraphicOne more U-Con is in the books.  Thank you very much to our guests of honor, our OSR track sponsor Open Gaming Store, the Marriott and Eagle Crest, Dobby Doodles for our artwork, event photographer Adam Vale, the multitude of exhibitors, and all of the companies to donated prize support.  Though we will be working to finalize the numbers over the coming weeks, however this was a record setting year for U-Con in terms of our event space, number and variety of events, and our attendance.  We would like to see everyone back next year, so mark your calendars!

U-Con 2016
November 11-13, 2016
Marriott Ann Arbor Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest
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2015 OSR Track Sponsor

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