We sent out notice yesterday to our gamemasters. Now we’re letting everyone know.
U-Con: November 11-13, 2016 at Marriott Ann Arbor Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest
Before preregistration goes live, we’d like to give you a chance to review the event schedule. Our event list is up on our website. However, ticket selection and purchases are still disabled.
Gamemasters, please contact us if you have any concerns about the schedule or how your event is listed. The easiest way to look at your schedule is to use the search page. Please type your last name or your group name into the event search, e.g. Wick or Amorphous. You can also check to ensure your event is listed on appropriate tracks. Please use the event browse page and click on your track. Then use the find feature of your web browser (ctrl-f) to look for your name.
Preregistration will open Thursday September 22 at 11 AM EST.
Thank you for being a part of U-Con. Though our opening of preregistration was delayed, we are quite pleased with the selection of events. If we are missing games you want to play, please let us know or consider submitting additional events. We will keep Event Submission open as long as we can.
Gamemasters! U-Con’s event submission deadline is Friday 9/16 at 11:59p. Submit your events at: https://www.ucon-gaming.org/reg/gcs/gm/submit.php
As always, Gamemasters earn their badge refund for running 6 hours of events at U-Con. However, now gamemasters who go above and beyond by running a total of 16 hours of games can earn a Play Games All Weekend Ribbon.
Bill Webb, Frog God Games
Having loved last year’s convention, Bill Webb has graciously agreed to return for his second U-Con! Bill Webb is the founder of Frog God Games, one of the largest 3rd party publishers in the gaming industry. Read more about Bill and all our guests of honor.
Darren Watts, Hero Games and Indie Press Revolution
Please join us in welcoming Guest of Honor Darren Watts! Darren is the former President of Hero Games and Indie Press Revolution, and was the primary writer on such titles as Champions Universe, Millennium City, Vibora Bay, UNTIL, and Hidden Lands. Read more about Darren and all our guests of honor.
He’s currently setting up a Kickstarter for Golden Age Champions, the Champions supplement for punching Nazis in the face. At U-Con, Darren will offer a preview!
Returning for his second U-Con, please welcome Special Guest Michael Surbrook. Michael has written supplements for several editions of HERO System, and contributed to other roleplaying system game books. Read more about Michael and all our guests of honor.
Marc Tassin, Mechanical Muse, Aetaltis
Please join us in welcoming Special Guest Marc Tassin! Marc is the creator of the Aetaltis fantasy campaign setting, the founder of Mechanical Muse, and writer of both game material and speculative fiction. Read more about Marc and all our guests of honor.
Industry Insider Brendan LeSalle, Xcrawl
Please join us in welcoming Industry Insider Brendan J. LaSalle. Is a game writer whose many credits include the award winning Age of Cthulhu: A Dream of Japan and Xcrawl: Anaheim Crawl. Read more about Brendan and all our guests of honor.
Johnathan Gilmour, Dead of Winter
Please join us in welcoming Jonathan Gilmour as Special Guest for U-Con 2016. His credits include: Co-designer of Dead of Winter: A Crosssroads Game, and Vault Wars. Read more about Jonathan and all our Guests of Honor.
Stacy Dellorfano, ConTessa, Swords & Wizardry
Please join us in welcoming Stacy Dellorfano as U-Con 2016 Guest of Honor. Stacy is the founder of ConTessa, an organization devoted to bringing more women-led events to tabletop roleplaying game conventions, and project manager for the 3rd printing of Swords & Wizardry. See more about Stacy and all our Guests of Honor.