U-Con Gaming Convention November 17-19, 2017, Ypsilanti, Michigan
Role Playing, Card Games, Board Games, Miniatures, LARPs, Specialty Tracks, Exhibitors' Hall, Auction, and much more!

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Board and Card Games

Friday

3p

6856 T.I.M.E Stories: The Marcy Case, GM: Randolph Williams (Contessa), 4 players, No XP/Simple, Friday 3p-7p. Perhaps you've heard of it: a unique "decksploration" cooperative gaming system with limited-to-nonexistent replayability. Sure, you can buy a new module, but what to do with a scenario once you've already played through it? You host an event, that's what; at least that's what I'm doing. So if you've balked at a $65 price tag for a "one-time" use game, come experience the adventure without the major investment! I'm choosing to host The Marcy Case, the second module in the series. The base game includes Asylum, so if you enjoy this enough to buy it, you still have a full fresh experience with the base set (and can choose whether or not to purchase the Marcy module). "We have now mastered time travel, but faults and paradoxes threaten the very fabric of the universe. The T.I.M.E. Agency has been created to prevent their appearance and protect humanity. As temporal agents, you and your team will be sent into different worlds or realities, into the bodies of other beings (or “receptacles”). You will control these receptacles to fulfill the missions given to you. Communicate and collaborate to triumph over the perils standing in your path. Carefully observe the scenes shown on the board before acting. Complete your mission as quickly as possible. Know that you can attempt the mission as many times as necessary." ~ Bob Some mature themes and content. No spoilers from me! General Audience (13+) Conference C Table 6. $4.00

Saturday

10a

6537 Near and Far, GM: Vera Devera-Dalrymple (ConTessa), 4 players, No XP/Average, Saturday 10a-12p. In Near and Far, you and up to three friends explore a land, recruiting adventurers, hunting for treasure, and competing to be the most storied traveler. You must collect food and equipment at town for long journeys to mysterious locales, making sure not to forget enough weapons to fight off bandits, living statues, and rusty robots! Sometimes in your travels you'll run into something unique and one of your friends will read what happens to you from a book of stories, giving you a choice of how to react and creating a new and memorable tale each time you play. Family Friendly (7+) Conference C Table 4. $2.00

6941 T.I.M.E Stories: The Marcy Case, GM: Randolph Williams (Contessa), 4 players, No XP/Simple, Saturday 10a-2p. Perhaps you've heard of it: a unique "decksploration" cooperative gaming system with limited-to-nonexistent replayability. Sure, you can buy a new module, but what to do with a scenario once you've already played through it? You host an event, that's what; at least that's what I'm doing. So if you've balked at a $65 price tag for a "one-time" use game, come experience the adventure without the major investment! I'm choosing to host The Marcy Case, the second module in the series. The base game includes Asylum, so if you enjoy this enough to buy it, you still have a full fresh experience with the base set (and can choose whether or not to purchase the Marcy module). "We have now mastered time travel, but faults and paradoxes threaten the very fabric of the universe. The T.I.M.E. Agency has been created to prevent their appearance and protect humanity. As temporal agents, you and your team will be sent into different worlds or realities, into the bodies of other beings (or “receptacles”). You will control these receptacles to fulfill the missions given to you. Communicate and collaborate to triumph over the perils standing in your path. Carefully observe the scenes shown on the board before acting. Complete your mission as quickly as possible. Know that you can attempt the mission as many times as necessary." ~ Bob Some mature themes and content. No spoilers from me! General Audience (13+) Conference C Table 6. $4.00

7074 The Bloody Inn, GM: Shannon Slakinski (ConTessa), 4 players, No XP/Average, Saturday 10a-12p. France 1831. You are a part of a family of rural farmers determined to make its fortune. The family's strategy is to invest in an inn and rob traveling guests. Unfortunately, your morals hinder you from robbing your guests...at least, while they are still alive. General Audience (13+) Conference C Table 2. $2.00

2p

6853 Cthulu Wars, GM: Ariel Celeste (ConTessa), 4 players, No XP/Average, Saturday 2p-4p. The Old Ones have risen. Monsters walk the Earth. Humanity is finished but the struggle continues. Which Great Old One will rule the ruins of Earth? Cthulhu Wars is a combination of strategic gaming and Lovecraftian horror, with the bonus of high-quality monster figures to make the end of the world even more fun. Cthulhu Wars is a fast-moving strategy game about the end of the world. You take part of various monstrous aliens seeking to dominate the world. You can play as Great Cthulhu himself, or you can take charge of the other factions, such as the slither hordes of the Crawling Chaos, or the insane minions of the Yellow Sign. Earn and cast spells and summon monsters unique to your own Faction. Each Faction is strikingly different in tactics and techniques. A strategy that works for the Black Goat will be ineffective for the Crawling Chaos. The game is for 2-4 players, and up to 8 with the expansions. Each Faction has multiple unique strategies for winning, so Cthulhu Wars has incredible depth and replay value. General Audience (13+) Conference C Table 5. $2.00

10p

6858 Sub Terra: Print & Play Version, GM: Randolph Williams (Contessa), 6 players, No XP/Simple, Saturday 10p-12a. Sub Terra is a 1-6 player cooperative game of terrifying cave escape. Players take the role of amateur cavers attempting to escape an unexplored network of subterranean tunnels. You’ll need to work together to overcome deadly hazards-- stick together for safety, or split up to cover more ground. One wrong step could knock you unconscious and your friends will need to stage a rescue. Players each have a role which gives them specialist abilities, such as an Engineer with dynamite to blast a new route or a Scout to find a route more easily. New cave tiles are placed from a randomized stack, which determines whether you'll be hit with a dead end or a range of new options. At the end of each turn, players face the reality of their situation, with a hazard card drawn to determine what danger causes them damage or cuts off their way out of the horror below. These cards are finite, and when they run out, your torches flicker, the air feels tight, and your chance of survival diminishes quickly. Light and hope are scarce. And worst of all, you don’t think you’re alone down here... Can you survive Sub Terra? General Audience (13+) Conference C Table 6. $2.00

Sunday

12p

6852 Cthulu Wars, GM: Ariel Celeste (ConTessa), 4 players, No XP/Average, Sunday 12p-2p. The Old Ones have risen. Monsters walk the Earth. Humanity is finished but the struggle continues. Which Great Old One will rule the ruins of Earth? Cthulhu Wars is a combination of strategic gaming and Lovecraftian horror, with the bonus of high-quality monster figures to make the end of the world even more fun. Cthulhu Wars is a fast-moving strategy game about the end of the world. You take part of various monstrous aliens seeking to dominate the world. You can play as Great Cthulhu himself, or you can take charge of the other factions, such as the slither hordes of the Crawling Chaos, or the insane minions of the Yellow Sign. Earn and cast spells and summon monsters unique to your own Faction. Each Faction is strikingly different in tactics and techniques. A strategy that works for the Black Goat will be ineffective for the Crawling Chaos. The game is for 2-4 players, and up to 8 with the expansions. Each Faction has multiple unique strategies for winning, so Cthulhu Wars has incredible depth and replay value. General Audience (13+) Conference C Table 4. $2.00

4p

6857 Sub Terra: Print & Play Version, GM: Randolph Williams (Contessa), 6 players, No XP/Simple, Sunday 4p-6p. Sub Terra is a 1-6 player cooperative game of terrifying cave escape. Players take the role of amateur cavers attempting to escape an unexplored network of subterranean tunnels. You’ll need to work together to overcome deadly hazards-- stick together for safety, or split up to cover more ground. One wrong step could knock you unconscious and your friends will need to stage a rescue. Players each have a role which gives them specialist abilities, such as an Engineer with dynamite to blast a new route or a Scout to find a route more easily. New cave tiles are placed from a randomized stack, which determines whether you'll be hit with a dead end or a range of new options. At the end of each turn, players face the reality of their situation, with a hazard card drawn to determine what danger causes them damage or cuts off their way out of the horror below. These cards are finite, and when they run out, your torches flicker, the air feels tight, and your chance of survival diminishes quickly. Light and hope are scarce. And worst of all, you don’t think you’re alone down here... Can you survive Sub Terra? General Audience (13+) Conference C Table 6. $2.00