Category: News

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

Prize Support at U-Con 2017

U-Con 2017 prize support is going to be exciting again this year. We have hundreds of games to choose from, ranging between 1 and 9 prize tokens. They’ve been generously donated by companies such as ACD Distribution, Cheapass Games, Looney

Countdown to U-Con – 2 days left!

Preparation tips: For first time visitors and veterans alike, the excitement of the games can sometimes overshadow the practical, physical demands of your body and brain. Here are some quick reminders. 5 – 2 – 1 rule: This generally stands

Countdown to U-Con – 3 days left!

Hey everybody, before you come over, it’ll be helpful to get a feel for the space and where your events will be taking place. If you’ve been before, the setup will probably feel pretty familiar. As in recent years, board

Countdown to U-Con – 4 days left!

Get ready everybody, U-Con is coming up in just 4 days! If you haven’t registered yet, or are maybe looking to fill some holes in your schedule, you can get a sneak peek at this year’s con book to help

2017 Costumes & Weapons Policies and Guidelines

Costumes must cover appropriate areas of the body. What is illegal to have uncovered when not at U-Con must remain covered when at U-Con. Modern uniforms (from the Civil War era to present day) may not be worn as costumes,

2017 Important upcoming dates

Hi U-Con attendees! Due to a typo, the website originally listed online registration as closing on Friday, however it should actually have read Thursday. Sorry for any inconvenience. Additional dates you will want to keep in mind: This Friday we

2017 Charity Game Auction

We want to thank everyone who participated in last year’s game auction. All proceeds from the auction went to charity, and each year we continue to increase our contribution. From everyone at U-Con, thank you so much!     Everyone

2017 Artemis Starship Bridge Simulator

U-Con, together with the Lansing Makers’ Network, are very pleased to announce the return of the Artemis Starship Bridge Simulator to our convention. In this event, you’ll fly your starship through a galaxy filled with hostile aliens and space monsters,

2017 Pre-registration closing soon!

Hi Everyone, just a quick reminder that pre-registration will be closing this Friday evening! On Saturday, Nov 4, online registration will open with onsite prices, and then you will be able to register online until Nov 10. After that, you’ll