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Gamemaster Instructions

Thank you for running events at U-Con!  U-Con is only possible because of the games that you and other dedicated gamemasters bring.  We hope you have a fantastic time at the convention! We simplified our paperwork in order to get

U-Con 2017 Preregistration Open!

Greetings Gamers! U-Con 2017 will be held November 17-19 at the Marriott Ann Arbor Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest. Preregistration will open TODAY, Monday, September 25 at 11 AM EDT. As an existing member of our gaming community, preregistration will help

U-Con 2017: Events Preview

Greetings, U-Con 2017 is November 17-19 at the Marriott Ann Arbor Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest Everyone: The events preview is posted to our website.  Registration and ticket selection are currently disabled, with a planned opening of Monday, Sept 25 at 11 AM EDT.  We

2017 Guest of Honor Cam Banks

A native of New Zealand, Cam lives with his family in St Paul, Minnesota. Since 2013 he’s worked for Atlas Games as RPG director, producing games such as Feng Shui 2 and Unknown Armies 3. Prior to this he oversaw game development and design

U-Con Answers a First Timer’s Questions about Game Registration

A first-time attendee contact us today with questions.  Here is a heavily edited version of that conversation to help other folks who are attending their first U-Con! First Timer: I’m wondering how the games work, here. I’ve never been to

OSR Track

The con kicks off today with Registration opening at 8am and events starting at 9am.  Among the con’s highlights is the OSR Track which is continuing from 2014. The OSR Track has received sponsorship from the Open Gaming Store.  Because of their

Prize Support

Some of our games this year have prize support provided by the Envoy program from Double Exposure.  When you play in a participating game, you are entered for a raffle to win the play copy.  See the Envoy table in the


Updated menu for 2015:

Green Cones

New this year: we will use green cones to denote games that are seeking players! Players: Are you looking for a game with an opening? Look for the green cones! GMs with open spots will use the green cones to show that they


Here’s a mockup of the shirt for 2015: