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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,

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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

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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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