Tag: 2013

Total Attendance 2013

Our attendance figures are in! 2013: 633 2012: 528 Making this convention fun and welcoming convention for gamers is our goal.  We want it to be worth talking about!  Please join us and ask your friends to come as well. U-Con

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U-Con 2014 Dates Announced!

November 14-16, 2014 Marriott Ann Arbor Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest We hope to see you back!

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Did you get your prereg shirt?

Did everyone who paid for a shirt during preregistration get their shirt?

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New event: Dr. Who 50th Anniversary Saturday at the View Bar

There’s a big hoopla with Dr. Who this weekend.  If you are a Whovian, you probably already know about this.  To accommodate, the hotel is going to turn on BBC America for us in the View Bar area.  You can

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2013 Info Roundup

U-Con Gaming Convention November 22-24, 2013 Marriott Ann Arbor Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest 1275 South Huron Street, Ypsilanti Township, MI (734) 487-0600 Convention book: PDF, events online, hours and prices Site map: whole space, ballroom, details Food Stand menu: PDF,

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Food Stand 2013

We have worked with the Eagle Crest chef to create a menu with a variety of options at reasonable prices. Money you spend on food from the stand directly supports U-Con and helps defray our costs. Unfortunately this is not

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Five Tips for Gaming Convention Newbies

by Charles J. Cohen You did it. You cleared your weekend schedule. You found the convention site. You even made it to the opening day, and you have the whole weekend ahead of you to play games. It kinda makes

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Really, Really Old School Gaming

by Gen Looking forward to a great weekend of games at U-Con?  Enjoy game nights with your family and friends on the other weekends of the year?  Well, you have the Victorians to thank! Most people in our entertainment-obsessed society think of

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Ticket to Ride Tournament

At U-Con each year, a group called the Train Gamers Association (TGA) hosts a series of events called [Puffing Billy®].  These events form a tournament across multiple events in 9 categories.  This year, the TGA together with Days of Wonder

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Living Campaign Events 2013

Events in the category “Living Campaign” are run by sanctioned groups.  These groups allow players to build a character and take that character from one adventure to the next.  The Organized Play groups are welcoming to newcomers.  If you are

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