Tag: 2012

Onsite Food Hours and Menu

We have worked with the Eagle Crest chef to create a menu with a variety of options at reasonable prices. Any money you spend on food from the stand at the hotel will go directly to U-Con and help defray

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Site Organization

U-Con 2012 is really close now!  We thought we should tell you about how the site is organized.  Our space consists of the large ballroom on the first floor, a registration desk on the first floor, and nine conference rooms

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Con Book Preview

Whoa!  U-Con starts in 9 days.  We are making final arrangement: printing tickets, ordering shirts, jumping up and down from excitement.  The final proof for the shirts is on the right! Event submission closed over a week ago.  If you

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Convention Opens Friday Oct 26 at 12 pm

Preregistration is officially closed, because the convention opens soon!  However, you can still register at the door. U-Con Gaming Convention Marriott Ann Arbor Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest October 26-28, 2012 Friday 12pm – Sunday 7pm This is shaping up to

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Prereg Closes Today

You guys are kinda blowing me away with preregistration.  We surpassed 2011 totals days ago.  I now have a goal for you guys to reach 2010 preregistration levels – you know, before we held the con in an emergency location.

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Wizards Duel in Magic: the Gathering

The game Magic: the Gathering (a.k.a. M:TG) broke new ground when it was published in 1993.  It was the first trading card game – a game where you collect cards and select some to add to your deck.  In Magic,

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How about a nice game of Dominion?

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2012 Events added after preregistration opened

Events added after preregistration opened, in mid-September, are included here.  Events were added for Miniatures, Board Games, and Roleplaying.

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What’s a New Player to Do?

While looking at comics you might have noticed a flyer in the shop for this U-Con Gaming Convention and thought, “I like games, maybe I’ll check them out.” Or perhaps your friend, spouse or neighbor has been going to this

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Costume Track

New this year – we have the beginnings of a costuming track.  In addition to having a costume contest on Saturday evening, we have three seminars about costuming.  We also have a LARP for which costumes are not required, but

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