The game Magic: the Gathering (a.k.a. M:TG) broke new ground when it was published in 1993. It was the first trading card game – a game where you collect cards and select some to add to your deck. In Magic, your deck consists of spells to cast and creatures to summon as you participate in [...]
New this year – we have the beginnings of a costuming track. In addition to having a costume contest on Saturday evening, we have three seminars about costuming. We also have a LARP for which costumes are not required, but I thought there might be some interest in it as well.
Saturday 6p [...]
Last year, circumstances beyond our control resulted in the cancellation of the 40K tournament. Not only was this disappointing to us, but also to the players we had to turn away as a result of it. In an effort to make amends, we made a few changes that should not only result in a great [...]
Pathfinder Society is arguably the strongest organized play system out currently, and we’re only getting bigger and better every year. Last year we sat roughly 300 players, and this year is looking even better. We’re looking to see roughly 385+ players seated this time around. This would be a record setting convention here in Michigan [...]
They are in the U-Con Games Library though!
Along with the scheduled events being offered at U-Con, there is also a whole stack of games available for anyone to check out from the U-Con Games Library. How do I know? I might have offered to wrangle it so there is a very good possibility that [...]
Most of the time, games are about which player gets the highest score or accomplishes a task first. However, there are a family of games where either everyone wins, or everyone loses. Today, I would like to give a brief description of games that fall into this category, beginning with the easiest. I (Nick) am [...]
How about a nice game of Ticket to Ride?
Four available Races on three different days will determine the overall champion for the racing series.
Get ready to push your engine to its limit, to hug the curves in the tight corners, but also to keep up with your opponents to take advantage of the air flow and pass them to win… Taking risks [...]
Legends of Arcanis is a shared, multi-player role-playing game set in and using the Arcanis: World of the Shattered Empires rules set.
Legends of Arcanis emphasizes role-playing over roll-playing, giving players a unique, immersive world and story line that is full of moral ambiguity and hard choices – a world full of different shades of [...]