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Nick runs U-Con's social media. He got re-involved with board gaming when he found most of a copy of HeroQuest at a garage sale. His current favorite games are Codenames, Boss Monster, and Roll for the Galaxy, but he'd love for someone to show him how to play Tiny Epic Quest.

2017 U-Con Dominion Info

One cornerstone event of recent U-Cons has been the Michigan Regional Dominion Qualifier Tournament, with 2017 marking its 5th year at U-Con. The tournament draws top players from all over the Midwest to compete for a slot in the World

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Call for Volunteers

It’s that time where U-Con looks to you for your assistance! We’re calling for Volunteers of all stripes and talents to lend a helping hand in keeping U-Con a fun, engaging, and affordable event for all! Why should I volunteer?

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Get to know your U-Con Games Library (pt. 4)

For the 362 days of the year U-Con isn’t happening, the Games Library hangs out at my house, occasionally (in parts) going to Games Library Day. You want to know a secret? I didn’t realize until embarrassingly recently that you

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Get to know your U-Con Games Library (pt. 3)

Games Library Curator again, talking to you this time about the next generation of gamers. Just because you are in charge of looking after the wee ones doesn’t mean you can’t also game. The Games Library has several games geared

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Last Hotel Reminder for 2017

Do you have a place to stay for U-Con this year? Here’s a quick reminder that the deadline for our special reservation rate at the Marriott ends tomorrow if you have yet to make arrangements. For more details, check out

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Get to know your U-Con Games Library (pt. 2)

Get to know your U-Con Games Library: Games Library Wrangler here with more U-Con Games Library tidbits. I want to talk about short little games today. The Library is full of these little gems; the perfect format to while away

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Cool happenings… IN SPACE!

Do you recognize how many cool things happen in space exploration every week? Potential origins of life, massive galaxies, and more. You can read about some of them over at Wired. But our favorite thing in space is the 2017

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U-Con 2017 Shirts

Check out this year’s shirts!    We’ll have navy this year, with unisex from S-4XL, Ladies from M-3XL (we aren’t producing ladies smalls). We are encouraging pre-ordering now so that we don’t run out of the sizes of shirts you

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Get to know your 2017 U-Con Staff – Fred

What I do IRL: I write grants for a consulting firm, specializing in grants for local governments and non-profits My history with U-Con: This is my fifth or so U-Con, and my first year on the Convention Committee. In the

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Get to know your U-Con Games Library

First; a disclosure: I’m the keeper of the library so I might be a bit biased about this aspect of U-Con. One of my favorite things to do when I have downtime at the con is to grab a friend

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